The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 108 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 84 84 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.54% 1.30% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.40% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 61 84
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£650 £600 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £509
10% offered a daily rate of more than £860 £800 £893
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+292.85% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Programme Manager
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 Manager across the City of London region.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Programme Manager
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 Manager across the City of London region.

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 61 (40.13%) Finance
2 42 (27.63%) Programme Management
3 37 (24.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (23.68%) Banking
5 34 (22.37%) Project Management
6 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (14.47%) PRINCE2
8 14 (9.21%) CRM
9 12 (7.89%) Retail
10 11 (7.24%) SAP
10 11 (7.24%) Migration
10 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
10 11 (7.24%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (6.58%) Waterfall
11 10 (6.58%) Change Management
12 9 (5.92%) Oracle
12 9 (5.92%) PMI Certification
13 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
13 7 (4.61%) Analytics
13 7 (4.61%) Investment Banking
13 7 (4.61%) Manufacturing
14 6 (3.95%) Scrum
14 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.95%) Test Strategy
14 6 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (3.95%) Data Migration
14 6 (3.95%) Degree
14 6 (3.95%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) CMS
2 3 (1.97%) Lync
3 2 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Project
2 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS
4 1 (0.66%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 1 (0.66%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) WAN
1 3 (1.97%) Firewall
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) ATM
3 1 (0.66%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.66%) Clementine
3 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 61 (40.13%) Finance
2 36 (23.68%) Banking
3 12 (7.89%) Retail
4 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.61%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.61%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.29%) Advertising
7 4 (2.63%) Front Office
7 4 (2.63%) Marketing
8 3 (1.97%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.66%) Billing
10 1 (0.66%) International Banking
10 1 (0.66%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.29%) PMI
2 5 (3.29%) Online Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.63%) NHS
4 3 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.97%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.97%) Derivative
4 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.32%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.32%) FMCG
5 2 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (0.66%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.63%) Programme Management
2 37 (24.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (22.37%) Project Management
4 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.47%) PRINCE2
6 14 (9.21%) CRM
7 11 (7.24%) Migration
7 11 (7.24%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.58%) Change Management
8 10 (6.58%) Waterfall
9 7 (4.61%) Analytics
10 6 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (3.95%) Test Strategy
10 6 (3.95%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.95%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.95%) Scrum
11 5 (3.29%) PRINCE
11 5 (3.29%) Supplier Management
11 5 (3.29%) Resource Management
11 5 (3.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.32%) C
1 2 (1.32%) R
2 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.92%) PMI Certification
2 7 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) Degree
4 5 (3.29%) PMP
5 4 (2.63%) ISEB
5 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) CISA
8 1 (0.66%) GIAC
8 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) PMBOK
2 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) FATCA
3 1 (0.66%) EMIR
3 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (7.24%) SAP
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle
3 3 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.97%) Reuters
4 2 (1.32%) Symantec
4 2 (1.32%) Websense
4 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Sophis
4 2 (1.32%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.66%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.66%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.66%) Cerillion
5 1 (0.66%) ATG
5 1 (0.66%) Cognos
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.66%) Calypso
5 1 (0.66%) SmartStream
5 1 (0.66%) Dell