The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 56 69 45
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 28 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 1.33% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.74% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £270 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £390 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +71.87%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1158 976 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.35% 76.61% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 584 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 22 (40.74%) Banking
3 18 (33.33%) Project Management
4 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.81%) Migration
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.96%) Retail
6 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (11.11%) Change Control
7 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
8 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
9 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Supplier Management
9 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
10 3 (5.56%) APMP
10 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.56%) SQL
10 3 (5.56%) MS Office
10 3 (5.56%) Windows
10 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
10 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (5.56%) QA
10 3 (5.56%) Time Management

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) VPN
1 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 22 (40.74%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Military
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Programme Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) Senior Manager
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Commercial Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Project Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Risk Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) CSS
1 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) JSP
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) CGI
2 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
1 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) DTV
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Project Management
2 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (11.11%) Change Control
6 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) Time Management
9 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.70%) Test Management
9 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.70%) Critical Path Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Ada
2 2 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) APMP
2 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.85%) XenApp
1 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Citrix
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.85%) VMware
3 1 (1.85%) Teradata