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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 57 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 38 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.48% 1.43% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.50% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 8
Average daily rate £600 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £391 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £550 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £534 £525
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £56.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +300.00%
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
1464 1402 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.37% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 792 674
Average daily rate £400 £370 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 53 (69.74%) Banking
2 41 (53.95%) Finance
3 28 (36.84%) Retail
4 27 (35.53%) Retail Banking
5 21 (27.63%) Migration
5 21 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (17.11%) Test Strategy
7 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
9 7 (9.21%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
11 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.26%) Charles River
12 4 (5.26%) Skype
12 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
12 4 (5.26%) Credit Risk
12 4 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
13 3 (3.95%) Investment Management
13 3 (3.95%) Portfolio Management
13 3 (3.95%) ITIL
13 3 (3.95%) Front Office
14 2 (2.63%) Change Management
14 2 (2.63%) Service Management
14 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
14 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
14 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
14 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
14 2 (2.63%) Resource Management

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) CICS
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 53 (69.74%) Banking
2 41 (53.95%) Finance
3 28 (36.84%) Retail
4 27 (35.53%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Front Office
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.32%) PMI
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Migration
1 21 (27.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (17.11%) Test Strategy
3 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
5 7 (9.21%) Project Management
6 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (3.95%) Investment Management
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL
9 3 (3.95%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.63%) Coaching
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.63%) Matrix Management
10 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.63%) People Management
10 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.63%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.32%) APMP
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Charles River
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle
2 1 (1.32%) VMware