The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 135 129 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 56 74 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 1.23% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.59% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 49
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £244 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £750 £761
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £459 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £77.50 £92.50
% change year-on-year
-29.03% -16.21%
Programme Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3981 4663 4281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.54% 77.52% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3119 3416 3272
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 73 (56.15%) Finance
2 31 (23.85%) Marketing
3 29 (22.31%) Digital Marketing
3 29 (22.31%) Project Management
3 29 (22.31%) Telecoms
3 29 (22.31%) PRINCE2
3 29 (22.31%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (21.54%) SAP
5 26 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 26 (20.00%) Electronics
5 26 (20.00%) DTV
5 26 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 22 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (13.85%) Banking
8 16 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (10.77%) Change Management
10 13 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 12 (9.23%) MS Project
11 12 (9.23%) Security Cleared
11 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (7.69%) Oracle
13 9 (6.92%) NHS
13 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
13 9 (6.92%) QA
13 9 (6.92%) People Management
13 9 (6.92%) Change Control
14 8 (6.15%) SC Cleared
14 8 (6.15%) Migration
14 8 (6.15%) Degree
14 8 (6.15%) Retail

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.08%) IIS
3 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.77%) JBoss
5 1 (0.77%) Documentum
5 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.77%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Project
2 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.38%) MS Office
3 7 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.54%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) Firewall
1 5 (3.85%) WAN
2 3 (2.31%) BGP
2 3 (2.31%) Intranet
3 2 (1.54%) DNS
3 2 (1.54%) LAN
3 2 (1.54%) DHCP
4 1 (0.77%) FTP
4 1 (0.77%) SNMP
4 1 (0.77%) SAN
4 1 (0.77%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.77%) OSPF
4 1 (0.77%) Wireless
4 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.77%) Network Security
4 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.77%) Multicast
4 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.77%) MS Access
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.77%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.77%) Big Data
4 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.54%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.77%) JUnit
3 1 (0.77%) Selenium
3 1 (0.77%) Maven
3 1 (0.77%) TestLink
3 1 (0.77%) Mockito
3 1 (0.77%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.77%) TestNG
General
1 73 (56.15%) Finance
2 31 (23.85%) Marketing
3 29 (22.31%) Telecoms
4 26 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 26 (20.00%) Electronics
5 18 (13.85%) Banking
6 8 (6.15%) Retail
7 5 (3.85%) Retail Banking
8 4 (3.08%) Investment Banking
9 3 (2.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.77%) Back Office
10 1 (0.77%) Publishing
10 1 (0.77%) Law
10 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (30.77%) Programme Manager
2 21 (16.15%) Project Manager
3 12 (9.23%) Architect
4 10 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (4.62%) Developer
6 5 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (3.08%) PMO Manager
8 3 (2.31%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.31%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.31%) Portfolio Manager
8 3 (2.31%) IT Programme Manager
9 2 (1.54%) Senior Architect
9 2 (1.54%) Designer
9 2 (1.54%) Head of User Experience
9 2 (1.54%) Transformation Project Manager
9 2 (1.54%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) HTML
2 3 (2.31%) XML
2 3 (2.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) XHTML
3 1 (0.77%) XSD
3 1 (0.77%) XSLT
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) J2EE
3 1 (0.77%) jQuery
3 1 (0.77%) Ajax
3 1 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.77%) JAX-RS
3 1 (0.77%) REST
3 1 (0.77%) HTML5
3 1 (0.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.00%) DTV
2 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) NHS
4 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.85%) User Experience
5 4 (3.08%) PMI
6 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.31%) Social Media
7 2 (1.54%) Telematics
7 2 (1.54%) Replication
7 2 (1.54%) Derivative
7 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.77%) W3C
8 1 (0.77%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.77%) Social Network
8 1 (0.77%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.77%) Clustering
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (1.54%) Android
2 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (0.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) Digital Marketing
1 29 (22.31%) Project Management
1 29 (22.31%) PRINCE2
1 29 (22.31%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.77%) Change Management
5 13 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (6.92%) People Management
6 9 (6.92%) Change Control
7 8 (6.15%) Migration
7 8 (6.15%) Scrum
7 8 (6.15%) ITIL
8 7 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (4.62%) Dependency Management
9 6 (4.62%) Resource Management
9 6 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) C
3 3 (2.31%) Java
3 3 (2.31%) C#
4 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.54%) VB
5 1 (0.77%) Python
5 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.77%) Perl
5 1 (0.77%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.77%) Ruby
5 1 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.15%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.15%) Degree
3 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.08%) PMP
4 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.31%) ISEB
5 3 (2.31%) CISSP
5 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.54%) SSCP
7 1 (0.77%) MCSE
7 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.92%) QA
2 3 (2.31%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.54%) EMIR
3 2 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.77%) P3O
4 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.77%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Firmware
2 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) SCOM
1 3 (2.31%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.77%) WSUS
3 1 (0.77%) Puppet
3 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (21.54%) SAP
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (4.62%) Cisco
3 6 (4.62%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.08%) VMware
5 3 (2.31%) IBM
6 2 (1.54%) Open Text
6 2 (1.54%) Remedy
6 2 (1.54%) BMC
6 2 (1.54%) Apple
6 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.54%) Adobe
6 2 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos
7 1 (0.77%) Siebel
7 1 (0.77%) EMC
7 1 (0.77%) Avaya
7 1 (0.77%) Websense
7 1 (0.77%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.77%) Symantec
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