The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 121 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 15 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 1.04% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.11% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 15
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£625 £613 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £725 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £77.50 £92.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.21%
Programme Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2634 2252 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.56% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1195 1319
Average daily rate £380 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 268 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £575 +12.19% 9
Hertfordshire +9 3 £700 +154.54% 3
Bedfordshire -21 3 £713 +1.78%
Essex -14 1 £675 +3.84%
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (35.48%) Programme Management
2 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Retail
5 4 (12.90%) QA
6 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) FMCG
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) NHS
7 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
7 2 (6.45%) SLA
7 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) MS Project
7 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) LAMP
8 1 (3.23%) Content Management

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) FMCG
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Programme Management
2 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (19.35%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Line Management
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) CISA
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix