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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 61 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 29 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 2.42% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.55% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 12
Average daily rate
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£725 £580 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £548 £540 £525
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programme Manager
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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 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
1506 1214 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.42% 94.84% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 702 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (42.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
3 16 (32.00%) Programme Management
4 8 (16.00%) Change Management
5 6 (12.00%) Retail
5 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.00%) Law
6 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.00%) Matrix Management
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Network Security
9 2 (4.00%) Time Management
9 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (4.00%) SLA
9 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.00%) Legal
9 2 (4.00%) MS Project
9 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
10 1 (2.00%) Target Operating Model
10 1 (2.00%) VMware

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (36.00%) Banking
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 5 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.00%) RMADS
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (32.00%) Programme Management
3 8 (16.00%) Change Management
4 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.00%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Time Management
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Change Control
9 1 (2.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Citrix
2 1 (2.00%) VMware