The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 119 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 25 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 1.15% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.23% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 12
Average daily rate £500 £531 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £715 £743
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £521 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £41.50
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Programme Manager
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £450 - 3
Hertfordshire -7 7 £588 +14.63%
Norfolk +7 4 £378 +17.96% 1
Bedfordshire -17 4 £650 +4.83%
Essex -29 2 £425 -39.28%
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (25.93%) Programme Management
4 13 (24.07%) Project Management
4 13 (24.07%) Retail
5 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 8 (14.81%) Service Management
8 6 (11.11%) ERP
8 6 (11.11%) ITIL
8 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
9 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
9 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.26%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.41%) SOA
10 4 (7.41%) .NET
10 4 (7.41%) J2EE
10 4 (7.41%) Oracle
10 4 (7.41%) SLA
10 4 (7.41%) PMP
10 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
10 4 (7.41%) ACCA
10 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
11 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
1 2 (3.70%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Back Office
4 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
1 4 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) GIS
1 2 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (25.93%) Programme Management
3 13 (24.07%) Project Management
4 10 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 8 (14.81%) Service Management
7 6 (11.11%) ERP
7 6 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.26%) Change Management
9 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.41%) SOA
9 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.56%) CRM
11 2 (3.70%) Process Management
11 2 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) Magik
1 2 (3.70%) Java
1 2 (3.70%) PHP
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) PMP
3 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.41%) ACCA
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) Altiris
3 2 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.70%) Hyperion