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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management (Program Management)
Rank 131 138 139
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 934 835 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.82% 1.65% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.09% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 548 516
Average daily rate £473 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £650 £686
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
- +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 15
Average hourly rate £47.33 £37.05 £38.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.74% -4.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.98 £17.90 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.97 £66.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.88% -36.36%
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
41826 40039 38764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.63% 78.98% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27962 25351 24614
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 916 1169 1134
Average hourly rate £32.25 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +43 427 £520 +4.00% 129
South East -8 172 £440 +15.78% 59
North West -16 99 £425 +4.29% 10
South West -8 86 £375 -6.25% 64
West Midlands -12 35 £388 +10.71% 12
Yorkshire +2 32 £390 +11.42% 12
North East -15 29 £421 +14.62% 3
East of England -4 23 £438 +1.74% 14
East Midlands -8 21 £375 -11.76% 9
Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
Programme Management
UK

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 950 (52.84%) Finance
2 524 (29.14%) Project Management
3 500 (27.81%) Telecoms
4 493 (27.42%) SAP
5 485 (26.97%) Manufacturing
6 457 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
7 452 (25.14%) Marketing
8 411 (22.86%) Electronics
9 409 (22.75%) Digital Marketing
10 407 (22.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 368 (20.47%) PRINCE2
12 365 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 350 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
14 202 (11.23%) Change Management
15 191 (10.62%) Security Cleared
16 182 (10.12%) Banking
17 157 (8.73%) MS Excel
18 150 (8.34%) Microsoft
19 144 (8.01%) Risk Management
19 144 (8.01%) Degree
20 137 (7.62%) MS Project
20 137 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
21 131 (7.29%) PMI Certification
22 124 (6.90%) SC Cleared
23 123 (6.84%) Migration
24 122 (6.79%) Java
25 118 (6.56%) SQL
26 115 (6.40%) MS Office
27 110 (6.12%) Scrum
28 106 (5.90%) ITIL

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 78 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.33%) Confluence
3 22 (1.22%) Apache
4 21 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 17 (0.95%) CMS
6 15 (0.83%) Mule
7 11 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.56%) Mule ESB
9 9 (0.50%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.44%) Drupal
11 7 (0.39%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.33%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.28%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.28%) NetWeaver
13 5 (0.28%) Node.js
13 5 (0.28%) SAS
14 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 157 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 137 (7.62%) MS Project
3 115 (6.40%) MS Office
4 88 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 48 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.056%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.056%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.056%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.056%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.056%) Revit
9 1 (0.056%) SPSS
9 1 (0.056%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 407 (22.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
3 18 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.39%) Primavera
5 7 (0.39%) Summit
6 6 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.33%) SAP MDM
6 6 (0.33%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.28%) Maximo
8 4 (0.22%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.22%) ENOVIA
8 4 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.22%) ResourceLink
8 4 (0.22%) SAP PM
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.50%) Office 365
3 20 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.39%) PaaS
5 7 (0.39%) SaaS
5 7 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.28%) IaaS
8 3 (0.17%) AdWords
8 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.17%) Yammer
9 2 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.11%) GitHub
9 2 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.056%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.33%) WAN
2 18 (1.00%) LAN
2 18 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (0.95%) DNS
4 13 (0.72%) VPN
5 12 (0.67%) SAN
6 11 (0.61%) DHCP
6 11 (0.61%) Internet
7 10 (0.56%) HTTP
7 10 (0.56%) MPLS
8 9 (0.50%) BGP
8 9 (0.50%) Firewall
8 9 (0.50%) IPv6
8 9 (0.50%) OSPF
8 9 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (0.44%) LDAP
9 8 (0.44%) VoIP
10 6 (0.33%) 4G
10 6 (0.33%) Intranet
10 6 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (1.84%) Big Data
3 33 (1.84%) Oracle Database
4 17 (0.95%) MySQL
5 14 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 11 (0.61%) Electronic Patient Records
7 10 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (0.50%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.39%) SAP BI
11 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (2.34%) JIRA
2 16 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 15 (0.83%) JUnit
4 14 (0.78%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.67%) Maven
5 12 (0.67%) Subversion
6 11 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (0.56%) Selenium
8 7 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.28%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.28%) Mockito
11 4 (0.22%) Ant
11 4 (0.22%) Gradle
11 4 (0.22%) JMeter
11 4 (0.22%) PhantomJS
11 4 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (0.22%) VisualVM
11 4 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 950 (52.84%) Finance
2 500 (27.81%) Telecoms
3 485 (26.97%) Manufacturing
4 452 (25.14%) Marketing
5 411 (22.86%) Electronics
6 182 (10.12%) Banking
7 101 (5.62%) Retail
8 47 (2.61%) Legal
9 38 (2.11%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.22%) Law
11 20 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.00%) Front Office
13 16 (0.89%) Publishing
14 15 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
15 14 (0.78%) Automotive
16 12 (0.67%) Local Government
17 11 (0.61%) Billing
18 10 (0.56%) Military
19 9 (0.50%) Financial Institution
20 8 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 355 (19.74%) Programme Manager
2 348 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 218 (12.12%) Analyst
4 155 (8.62%) Developer
5 91 (5.06%) Senior Manager
6 80 (4.45%) IT Manager
7 75 (4.17%) Architect
8 69 (3.84%) PMO Analyst
9 66 (3.67%) Business Analyst
9 66 (3.67%) Senior Project Manager
10 51 (2.84%) Consultant
11 48 (2.67%) PMO Manager
11 48 (2.67%) SAP Manager
12 47 (2.61%) Java Developer
13 43 (2.39%) Senior Developer
14 41 (2.28%) Business Manager
15 38 (2.11%) IT Project Manager
15 38 (2.11%) Test Manager
16 37 (2.06%) Change Manager
17 35 (1.95%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.11%) HTML
2 54 (3.00%) CSS
3 41 (2.28%) XML
4 37 (2.06%) Spring
5 36 (2.00%) Web Services
6 31 (1.72%) .NET
6 31 (1.72%) J2EE
7 28 (1.56%) jQuery
8 26 (1.45%) JMS
9 23 (1.28%) SOAP
10 20 (1.11%) Hibernate
10 20 (1.11%) RESTful
11 16 (0.89%) Spring MVC
11 16 (0.89%) XSD
12 15 (0.83%) Ajax
13 12 (0.67%) Apache Camel
13 12 (0.67%) JSP
13 12 (0.67%) Middleware
14 11 (0.61%) AngularJS
14 11 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 137 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (4.89%) PMI
3 76 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.84%) Data Centre
5 45 (2.50%) NHS
6 43 (2.39%) User Experience
7 17 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (0.95%) PKI
8 16 (0.89%) Cryptography
9 15 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 14 (0.78%) Smart Meter
11 13 (0.72%) Derivative
11 13 (0.72%) Economics
12 11 (0.61%) Data Integration
13 10 (0.56%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.56%) Reference Data
14 8 (0.44%) FMCG
14 8 (0.44%) Social Media
15 7 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 63 (3.50%) Linux
2 61 (3.39%) Windows
3 43 (2.39%) Unix
4 21 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 17 (0.95%) Android
6 10 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 9 (0.50%) Solaris
7 9 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.44%) CentOS
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.22%) Fedora
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.11%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.056%) AIX
13 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.056%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (29.14%) Project Management
2 457 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
3 409 (22.75%) Digital Marketing
4 368 (20.47%) PRINCE2
5 365 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 350 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (11.23%) Change Management
8 144 (8.01%) Risk Management
9 123 (6.84%) Migration
10 110 (6.12%) Scrum
11 106 (5.90%) ITIL
12 99 (5.51%) Change Control
13 83 (4.62%) E-Commerce
13 83 (4.62%) Project Planning
14 71 (3.95%) Coaching
15 69 (3.84%) Waterfall
16 68 (3.78%) Service Delivery
17 66 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 64 (3.56%) SDLC
18 64 (3.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (6.79%) Java
2 118 (6.56%) SQL
3 51 (2.84%) JavaScript
4 30 (1.67%) C
5 25 (1.39%) C#
6 22 (1.22%) PL/SQL
7 18 (1.00%) C++
7 18 (1.00%) Python
8 16 (0.89%) Ruby
9 12 (0.67%) Perl
10 11 (0.61%) PHP
11 8 (0.44%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.39%) Ada
12 7 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.39%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.33%) ABAP
13 6 (0.33%) VB
14 5 (0.28%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.28%) R
14 5 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (10.62%) Security Cleared
2 144 (8.01%) Degree
3 131 (7.29%) PMI Certification
4 124 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 97 (5.39%) PMP
6 47 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 34 (1.89%) APMP
8 24 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 22 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 19 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (0.95%) ISEB
12 12 (0.67%) PgMP
13 7 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (0.33%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.28%) CISMP
15 5 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.22%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.56%) QA
2 24 (1.33%) P3O
3 23 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 19 (1.06%) SLA
5 15 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.39%) MiFID
8 6 (0.33%) EMIR
8 6 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.22%) GxP
10 3 (0.17%) COBIT
10 3 (0.17%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.11%) Basel II
11 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.11%) FATCA
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.056%) HL7
12 1 (0.056%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.61%) Docker
3 11 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.33%) vCloud
7 3 (0.17%) vSphere
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.056%) Firmware
9 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.056%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.056%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.056%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.056%) zsh
Systems Management
1 12 (0.67%) Puppet
2 8 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.39%) SCCM
4 6 (0.33%) SCOM
5 5 (0.28%) Packer
5 5 (0.28%) Terraform
6 4 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.22%) WSUS
7 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.17%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.11%) FreeIPA
8 2 (0.11%) Icinga
8 2 (0.11%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.11%) Mesos
8 2 (0.11%) SELinux
8 2 (0.11%) vRealize
9 1 (0.056%) Kibana
9 1 (0.056%) logstash
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 493 (27.42%) SAP
2 150 (8.34%) Microsoft
3 95 (5.28%) Oracle
4 34 (1.89%) VMware
5 28 (1.56%) Cisco
6 26 (1.45%) CheckPoint
7 21 (1.17%) HP
8 20 (1.11%) hybris
9 15 (0.83%) BMC
10 14 (0.78%) Remedy
11 13 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.72%) Tableau
12 12 (0.67%) Citrix
12 12 (0.67%) IBM
13 11 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 10 (0.56%) Google
15 9 (0.50%) Calypso
15 9 (0.50%) Murex
16 8 (0.44%) Adobe
16 8 (0.44%) WSO2
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