The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 115 131 169
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +38
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 974 794 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.61% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.10% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 534 404
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 8
Average hourly rate £40.44 £47.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.87% +61.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £21.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.67 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.44 £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +75.92%
Programme Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40242 37742 35090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 23738 21765
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 1093 1019
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -27.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the England region.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 397 £500 -4.76% 90
South East -18 179 £418 +4.37% 41
South West +31 122 £413 +10.00% 22
North West +1 92 £403 -15.26% 18
Yorkshire +19 65 £450 +5.88% 16
West Midlands +1 45 £469 +10.29% 11
East of England -15 32 £475 +5.55% 14
East Midlands -8 21 £480 +7.26% 7
North East -17 12 £388 -3.12% 4
Midlands - 2 £650 -
Programme Management
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Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 804 (45.84%) Finance
2 659 (37.57%) Project Management
3 471 (26.85%) PRINCE2
4 369 (21.04%) SAP
5 346 (19.73%) Telecoms
6 338 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
7 337 (19.21%) Manufacturing
8 328 (18.70%) Marketing
9 322 (18.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 299 (17.05%) Digital Marketing
11 294 (16.76%) Electronics
12 291 (16.59%) DTV
12 291 (16.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 286 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
14 199 (11.35%) Change Management
15 198 (11.29%) MS Project
16 191 (10.89%) MS Excel
17 181 (10.32%) Microsoft
18 179 (10.21%) Security Cleared
19 168 (9.58%) Banking
20 154 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
21 147 (8.38%) MS Office
22 141 (8.04%) Change Control
23 138 (7.87%) Migration
24 136 (7.75%) Risk Management
25 124 (7.07%) ITIL
26 120 (6.84%) Degree
27 117 (6.67%) Service Management
28 114 (6.50%) PMI Certification
28 114 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 113 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.60%) Lync
3 21 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (0.91%) Mule
5 15 (0.86%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.86%) CMS
6 9 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.51%) MS Project Server
6 9 (0.51%) Confluence
6 9 (0.51%) Mule ESB
7 7 (0.40%) IIS
8 6 (0.34%) Commerce Server
9 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.17%) SAS
11 3 (0.17%) Drupal
11 3 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 198 (11.29%) MS Project
2 191 (10.89%) MS Excel
3 147 (8.38%) MS Office
4 114 (6.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 71 (4.05%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.40%) SPSS
8 3 (0.17%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.057%) FastStats
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.057%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.057%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 291 (16.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.68%) CA PPM
3 10 (0.57%) Primavera
4 7 (0.40%) Agresso
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.29%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.23%) Unica
6 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (0.97%) Office 365
3 11 (0.63%) SaaS
4 5 (0.29%) PaaS
5 4 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.11%) Yammer
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.057%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.057%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.057%) Pure360
8 1 (0.057%) Taleo
8 1 (0.057%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.057%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.25%) WAN
2 19 (1.08%) Firewall
3 18 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.80%) Intranet
5 13 (0.74%) SAN
6 12 (0.68%) LAN
7 11 (0.63%) DNS
8 10 (0.57%) VPN
9 9 (0.51%) DHCP
9 9 (0.51%) MPLS
10 8 (0.46%) Internet
10 8 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.34%) OSPF
11 6 (0.34%) BGP
11 6 (0.34%) HTTP
12 5 (0.29%) IPv4
12 5 (0.29%) IPv6
12 5 (0.29%) Network Security
13 4 (0.23%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.23%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (0.97%) Big Data
5 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.51%) QlikView
7 9 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.46%) MySQL
8 8 (0.46%) SAP BW
8 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.40%) QualityStage
9 7 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (0.40%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.29%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.29%) Spotfire
11 5 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (0.97%) JIRA
2 10 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.51%) Maven
3 9 (0.51%) Selenium
4 7 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.40%) Subversion
4 7 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (0.34%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.29%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.23%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.17%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.17%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.11%) JUnit
9 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.11%) VisualAge
9 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 2 (0.11%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 804 (45.84%) Finance
2 346 (19.73%) Telecoms
3 337 (19.21%) Manufacturing
4 328 (18.70%) Marketing
5 294 (16.76%) Electronics
6 168 (9.58%) Banking
7 87 (4.96%) Retail
8 49 (2.79%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.88%) Legal
10 22 (1.25%) Publishing
11 18 (1.03%) Automotive
11 18 (1.03%) Front Office
12 17 (0.97%) Law
12 17 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 16 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.80%) Local Government
15 11 (0.63%) Games
16 10 (0.57%) Billing
17 9 (0.51%) Advertising
17 9 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 411 (23.43%) Project Manager
2 338 (19.27%) Programme Manager
3 200 (11.40%) Analyst
4 90 (5.13%) Developer
5 80 (4.56%) Senior Manager
6 79 (4.50%) Business Analyst
7 63 (3.59%) PMO Analyst
7 63 (3.59%) PMO Manager
8 56 (3.19%) Consultant
9 55 (3.14%) Senior Project Manager
10 53 (3.02%) IT Project Manager
11 52 (2.96%) Architect
12 38 (2.17%) Business Manager
12 38 (2.17%) PMO Lead
13 31 (1.77%) SAP Manager
14 30 (1.71%) Coordinator
15 29 (1.65%) Test Manager
16 28 (1.60%) Senior Analyst
16 28 (1.60%) Change Manager
17 27 (1.54%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.22%) .NET
2 34 (1.94%) Web Services
3 26 (1.48%) HTML
4 20 (1.14%) CSS
4 20 (1.14%) XML
5 18 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 16 (0.91%) SOAP
6 16 (0.91%) Spring
7 14 (0.80%) jQuery
8 12 (0.68%) HTML5
8 12 (0.68%) REST
9 11 (0.63%) Spring MVC
9 11 (0.63%) JSON
9 11 (0.63%) Middleware
10 9 (0.51%) Hibernate
10 9 (0.51%) JPA
11 8 (0.46%) RESTful
11 8 (0.46%) CSS3
11 8 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (0.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 291 (16.59%) DTV
2 154 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (6.16%) NHS
4 87 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 67 (3.82%) Data Centre
6 44 (2.51%) PMI
7 37 (2.11%) User Experience
8 32 (1.82%) Economics
9 18 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 13 (0.74%) FMCG
11 13 (0.74%) Smart Meter
12 12 (0.68%) CESG
12 12 (0.68%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (0.63%) Derivative
13 11 (0.63%) Informatics
14 10 (0.57%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.57%) Life Science
14 10 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 97 (5.53%) Windows
2 37 (2.11%) Linux
2 37 (2.11%) Windows 7
3 21 (1.20%) Windows 8
3 21 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 19 (1.08%) UNIX
5 12 (0.68%) Solaris
6 11 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.51%) Android
8 9 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.11%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) SUSE
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.11%) Fedora
11 2 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.057%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (37.57%) Project Management
2 471 (26.85%) PRINCE2
3 338 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
4 322 (18.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 299 (17.05%) Digital Marketing
6 286 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
7 199 (11.35%) Change Management
8 141 (8.04%) Change Control
9 138 (7.87%) Migration
10 136 (7.75%) Risk Management
11 124 (7.07%) ITIL
12 117 (6.67%) Service Management
13 94 (5.36%) Service Delivery
14 88 (5.02%) Scrum
15 75 (4.28%) ERP
16 69 (3.93%) Portfolio Management
17 67 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 67 (3.82%) Waterfall
17 67 (3.82%) Project Planning
18 65 (3.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (4.62%) SQL
2 63 (3.59%) Java
3 35 (2.00%) C
4 31 (1.77%) C#
5 19 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 10 (0.57%) C++
6 10 (0.57%) T-SQL
6 10 (0.57%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.51%) VBA
8 7 (0.40%) PHP
9 6 (0.34%) Objective-C
9 6 (0.34%) Ruby
10 5 (0.29%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.29%) Perl
10 5 (0.29%) Ada
10 5 (0.29%) VB
11 4 (0.23%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.17%) COBOL
12 3 (0.17%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 179 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 120 (6.84%) Degree
3 114 (6.50%) PMI Certification
4 109 (6.21%) SC Cleared
5 93 (5.30%) PMP
6 44 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 43 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 34 (1.94%) APMP
9 23 (1.31%) ISEB
10 21 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 20 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.80%) CISSP
13 12 (0.68%) CISM
14 9 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
15 8 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (0.34%) MCSE
17 6 (0.34%) CCNA
17 6 (0.34%) CISA
17 6 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.68%) QA
2 35 (2.00%) P3O
3 32 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.03%) SLA
5 7 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.29%) HL7
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.17%) FATCA
10 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.057%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.057%) BS25999
11 1 (0.057%) Basel III
11 1 (0.057%) GPG13
11 1 (0.057%) Basel II
System Software
1 27 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.51%) XenApp
4 8 (0.46%) vSphere
5 6 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (0.11%) XenServer
9 2 (0.11%) vCloud
9 2 (0.11%) GPFS
9 2 (0.11%) Ceph
10 1 (0.057%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.057%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.057%) Xen
10 1 (0.057%) Firmware
10 1 (0.057%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (0.34%) Puppet
2 5 (0.29%) SCCM
3 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.17%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.11%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.057%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 369 (21.04%) SAP
2 181 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 75 (4.28%) Oracle
4 33 (1.88%) Citrix
4 33 (1.88%) CheckPoint
5 31 (1.77%) IBM
6 28 (1.60%) HP
7 27 (1.54%) Cisco
8 23 (1.31%) VMware
9 12 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 11 (0.63%) hybris
11 10 (0.57%) CA
12 8 (0.46%) JDA
12 8 (0.46%) Tableau
13 7 (0.40%) F5
13 7 (0.40%) ATG
13 7 (0.40%) Teradata
14 6 (0.34%) Remedy
14 6 (0.34%) Avaya
15 5 (0.29%) Dell
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