The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 20 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 1 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.83% 5.53% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 5.94% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£1,000 £481 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+107.79% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £514 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.67% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £83.75
Programme Manager
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108 202 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 90.00% 93.09% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 59
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Programme Manager
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management