The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 53 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 43 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.04% 2.85% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.97% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 14
Average daily rate £600 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £56.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year
-54.40% -27.74%
Programme Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1359 1280 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.17% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 694 539
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 43 (75.44%) Banking
2 32 (56.14%) Finance
3 18 (31.58%) Retail
4 17 (29.82%) Retail Banking
5 12 (21.05%) Migration
6 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.54%) Project Management
7 10 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (15.79%) Programme Management
9 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
11 3 (5.26%) ITIL
11 3 (5.26%) Data Security
11 3 (5.26%) Data Management
11 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
11 3 (5.26%) Matrix Management
11 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
12 2 (3.51%) Test Planning
12 2 (3.51%) Line Management
12 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (3.51%) Business Analytics
12 2 (3.51%) Analytics
12 2 (3.51%) Information Governance
12 2 (3.51%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
12 2 (3.51%) Statistics
12 2 (3.51%) Resource Management

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (3.51%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
General
1 43 (75.44%) Banking
2 32 (56.14%) Finance
3 18 (31.58%) Retail
4 17 (29.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.54%) Project Management
3 10 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.26%) Data Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Security
6 3 (5.26%) ITIL
6 3 (5.26%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.51%) Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) Information Governance
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.51%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (3.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft