The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 196 186 161
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 578 589 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.19% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.28% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 380 397
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£588 £603 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £800 £806
UK excluding London average daily rate £534 £525 £521
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £56.00 £38.79 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.36% +72.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
Programme Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46777 45849 40413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.43% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28979 28587 23731
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1861 2074
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -17 283 £625 -3.84% 39
South East -33 85 £550 - 14
North West -18 50 £550 +11.67% 9
East of England +16 34 £650 +44.44% 4
South West +10 33 £550 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +3 28 £444 -26.04% 4
West Midlands +1 28 £501 +0.10% 8
Yorkshire -3 28 £523 -1.64% 7
North East -4 5 £450 -21.73%
South Coast - 1 £650 -
Programme Manager
UK

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 400 (34.63%) Finance
2 364 (31.52%) Programme Management
3 305 (26.41%) Project Management
4 271 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 262 (22.68%) PRINCE2
6 171 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (13.94%) Banking
8 118 (10.22%) Retail
9 94 (8.14%) Migration
10 85 (7.36%) Risk Management
11 84 (7.27%) Change Management
12 83 (7.19%) SAP
13 79 (6.84%) Security Cleared
14 68 (5.89%) CRM
15 62 (5.37%) PMI Certification
16 61 (5.28%) Oracle
16 61 (5.28%) Degree
17 60 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 58 (5.02%) NHS
19 53 (4.59%) Telecoms
19 53 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
20 51 (4.42%) Change Control
21 50 (4.33%) SC Cleared
22 49 (4.24%) Supplier Management
22 49 (4.24%) PMP
23 47 (4.07%) ITIL
24 46 (3.98%) ERP
25 44 (3.81%) Waterfall
25 44 (3.81%) Business Transformation
26 40 (3.46%) Investment Banking

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 28 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.78%) CMS
2 9 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (0.43%) Lync
3 5 (0.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
4 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.26%) SAS
6 2 (0.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.087%) Documentum
7 1 (0.087%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.087%) Confluence
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.087%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.087%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 39 (3.38%) MS Project
2 24 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.82%) MS Office
4 14 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.78%) SAP BPC
2 9 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.69%) Agresso
4 7 (0.61%) SAP FSCM
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.43%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.17%) Maximo
8 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.13%) Office 365
2 4 (0.35%) PaaS
3 2 (0.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.087%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.087%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.65%) WAN
2 12 (1.04%) SAN
3 10 (0.87%) LAN
3 10 (0.87%) Intranet
4 8 (0.69%) Firewall
5 5 (0.43%) Internet
5 5 (0.43%) MPLS
6 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.35%) VPN
6 4 (0.35%) WebEx
7 3 (0.26%) 4G
8 2 (0.17%) Network Security
8 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.17%) MVNO
8 2 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.17%) LTE
8 2 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.17%) SMS
8 2 (0.17%) ATM
8 2 (0.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 6 (0.52%) Big Data
4 5 (0.43%) SAP BI
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.43%) DB2
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (0.17%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.17%) Clementine
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.17%) QualityStage
8 1 (0.087%) DataStage
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.087%) DTS
8 1 (0.087%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.087%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 400 (34.63%) Finance
2 161 (13.94%) Banking
3 118 (10.22%) Retail
4 53 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 23 (1.99%) Marketing
6 23 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.90%) Billing
8 21 (1.82%) Front Office
8 21 (1.82%) Legal
9 18 (1.56%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.56%) Local Government
10 16 (1.39%) Advertising
11 13 (1.13%) Back Office
12 11 (0.95%) Law
13 10 (0.87%) Publishing
14 8 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.52%) German Language
16 6 (0.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.95%) .NET
2 3 (0.26%) Middleware
2 3 (0.26%) HTML
2 3 (0.26%) J2EE
3 2 (0.17%) HTML5
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.17%) Swing
4 1 (0.087%) JMS
4 1 (0.087%) JDBC
4 1 (0.087%) Web Services
4 1 (0.087%) XML
4 1 (0.087%) LAMP
4 1 (0.087%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.02%) NHS
2 53 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (2.16%) Open Source
3 25 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 21 (1.82%) PMI
5 13 (1.13%) User Experience
6 12 (1.04%) FMCG
7 10 (0.87%) Derivative
7 10 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 9 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (0.78%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.61%) Equities
9 7 (0.61%) Economics
10 6 (0.52%) Online Banking
10 6 (0.52%) Informatics
10 6 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.52%) Social Media
10 6 (0.52%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.47%) Windows
2 8 (0.69%) UNIX
3 5 (0.43%) Linux
4 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (31.52%) Programme Management
2 305 (26.41%) Project Management
3 271 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 262 (22.68%) PRINCE2
5 171 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (8.14%) Migration
7 85 (7.36%) Risk Management
8 84 (7.27%) Change Management
9 68 (5.89%) CRM
10 60 (5.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 51 (4.42%) Change Control
12 49 (4.24%) Supplier Management
13 47 (4.07%) ITIL
14 46 (3.98%) ERP
15 44 (3.81%) Waterfall
15 44 (3.81%) Business Transformation
16 37 (3.20%) PRINCE
17 36 (3.12%) E-Commerce
18 35 (3.03%) People Management
19 34 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (1.56%) C
2 9 (0.78%) Java
3 5 (0.43%) COBOL
4 3 (0.26%) SQL
4 3 (0.26%) R
5 2 (0.17%) Caml Language
6 1 (0.087%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 62 (5.37%) PMI Certification
3 61 (5.28%) Degree
4 50 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 49 (4.24%) PMP
6 33 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 29 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (1.47%) APMP
9 11 (0.95%) ISEB
10 10 (0.87%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.69%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.35%) CISSP
13 4 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.17%) CRISC
15 2 (0.17%) PCI QSA
15 2 (0.17%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.17%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.77%) QA
2 10 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.69%) SLA
4 7 (0.61%) EMIR
4 7 (0.61%) FATCA
4 7 (0.61%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.43%) P3O
6 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.26%) COREP
7 3 (0.26%) FINREP
7 3 (0.26%) GxP
8 2 (0.17%) Basel II
8 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.087%) Basel III
9 1 (0.087%) MiFID
9 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.087%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.087%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (7.19%) SAP
2 61 (5.28%) Oracle
3 36 (3.12%) Microsoft
4 31 (2.68%) CheckPoint
5 17 (1.47%) VMware
6 16 (1.39%) IBM
7 15 (1.30%) Citrix
8 11 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.87%) HP
10 7 (0.61%) hybris
11 6 (0.52%) Reuters
11 6 (0.52%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.35%) Cisco
12 4 (0.35%) Websense
12 4 (0.35%) Symantec
12 4 (0.35%) Retek
12 4 (0.35%) Lotus
13 3 (0.26%) JDA
13 3 (0.26%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.26%) Sophis
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £900 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £530.00 - £560.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago