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 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 50 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 36 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.47% 1.01% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.11% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 13
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£475 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £700 £600
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
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
1396 1081 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.68% 90.99% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 568 389
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £41.00 £23.75
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 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 24 December 2014.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 21 (30.88%) Banking
3 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (22.06%) Project Management
4 15 (22.06%) Programme Management
5 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
6 11 (16.18%) Retail
7 9 (13.24%) Migration
7 9 (13.24%) Retail Banking
8 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (10.29%) Change Management
10 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (8.82%) Wealth Management
11 5 (7.35%) Performance Improvement
11 5 (7.35%) Line Management
12 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.88%) Legal
12 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.88%) Supplier Management
13 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
13 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
13 3 (4.41%) Lync
13 3 (4.41%) Coaching
13 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (4.41%) People Management
14 2 (2.94%) Change Control
14 2 (2.94%) CISSP

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.41%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 21 (30.88%) Banking
3 11 (16.18%) Retail
4 9 (13.24%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Legal
6 2 (2.94%) Law
6 2 (2.94%) Marketing
7 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.47%) Electronics
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) NHS
2 1 (1.47%) DTV
2 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.47%) Social Media
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Android
1 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (22.06%) Programme Management
2 15 (22.06%) Project Management
3 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.24%) Migration
5 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.29%) Change Management
7 6 (8.82%) Wealth Management
8 5 (7.35%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (7.35%) Line Management
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
10 3 (4.41%) Coaching
10 3 (4.41%) People Management
11 2 (2.94%) Change Control
11 2 (2.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.94%) CISA
2 2 (2.94%) CISM
2 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) CA
1 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.47%) SAP
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Informatica
2 1 (1.47%) BT
2 1 (1.47%) Capita