The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management
Rank 25 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.84% 1.42% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.75% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £675 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £459
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.11 £55.00 £57.65
% change year-on-year
-17.98% -4.59%
Programme Management
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 114 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.19% 80.85% 89.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 71
Average daily rate £400 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 25
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -32.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £14.71 £25.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Management across the Chester region.

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Chester region.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Programme Management
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Programme Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Programme Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Programme Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy