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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 182 183 168
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 576 552 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.17% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.26% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 346 353
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £513
% change year-on-year
- +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £38.79 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.78% +72.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+296.42% -
Programme Manager
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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 £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -11 272 £638 +2.00% 50
South East -27 84 £544 -1.13% 12
North West -7 46 £550 +14.58% 15
East of England +26 44 £625 +6.38% 5
East Midlands +11 32 £475 -26.92% 2
Yorkshire -20 32 £525 -10.63% 4
West Midlands +9 31 £550 +10.00% 6
South West -6 26 £550 +6.02% 15
North East +3 7 £525 -16.28%
Programme Manager
UK

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 395 (33.67%) Finance
2 382 (32.57%) Programme Management
3 293 (24.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 279 (23.79%) Project Management
5 260 (22.17%) PRINCE2
6 171 (14.58%) Banking
7 169 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (10.66%) Retail
9 99 (8.44%) Risk Management
10 86 (7.33%) Change Management
11 85 (7.25%) Migration
12 84 (7.16%) SAP
13 79 (6.73%) Security Cleared
14 71 (6.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 65 (5.54%) Oracle
16 64 (5.46%) CRM
17 63 (5.37%) Change Control
18 61 (5.20%) PMI Certification
19 59 (5.03%) Degree
20 55 (4.69%) Telecoms
21 53 (4.52%) ITIL
21 53 (4.52%) Supplier Management
22 51 (4.35%) ERP
23 50 (4.26%) NHS
23 50 (4.26%) SC Cleared
23 50 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (4.01%) PMP
25 45 (3.84%) Microsoft
26 42 (3.58%) Waterfall
27 41 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (0.60%) CMS
4 6 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.34%) Lync
6 3 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.26%) Documentum
6 3 (0.26%) Jadu
6 3 (0.26%) WordPress
7 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.085%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.085%) SAS
8 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.085%) Confluence
8 1 (0.085%) Alfresco
Applications
1 38 (3.24%) MS Project
2 25 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.05%) MS Office
4 13 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.085%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.85%) SAP BPC
4 8 (0.68%) Agresso
5 7 (0.60%) SAP FSCM
5 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.43%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.17%) Maximo
9 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.02%) Office 365
2 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.53%) WAN
2 13 (1.11%) Intranet
3 11 (0.94%) SAN
4 10 (0.85%) Firewall
5 8 (0.68%) LAN
6 6 (0.51%) MPLS
7 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.34%) VPN
8 4 (0.34%) Internet
9 3 (0.26%) BGP
9 3 (0.26%) ATM
9 3 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.26%) 4G
9 3 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.17%) Wireless
11 1 (0.085%) PPP
11 1 (0.085%) SMS
11 1 (0.085%) VoIP
11 1 (0.085%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.77%) SAP BW
3 6 (0.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.34%) Big Data
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.26%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.26%) DB2
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.17%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.17%) QualityStage
6 2 (0.17%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.085%) Clementine
7 1 (0.085%) DataStage
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.085%) DTS
7 1 (0.085%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 395 (33.67%) Finance
2 171 (14.58%) Banking
3 125 (10.66%) Retail
4 55 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.07%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.73%) Legal
7 26 (2.22%) Marketing
8 25 (2.13%) Front Office
8 25 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.71%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.62%) Advertising
10 19 (1.62%) Billing
11 17 (1.45%) Local Government
12 15 (1.28%) Back Office
13 12 (1.02%) Law
14 11 (0.94%) Publishing
15 10 (0.85%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.51%) German Language
17 6 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.02%) .NET
2 4 (0.34%) Web Services
3 3 (0.26%) Middleware
3 3 (0.26%) J2EE
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.085%) LAMP
4 1 (0.085%) JMS
4 1 (0.085%) JDBC
4 1 (0.085%) HTML
4 1 (0.085%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.085%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.26%) NHS
1 50 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.56%) Open Source
3 21 (1.79%) PMI
4 19 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.36%) User Experience
6 12 (1.02%) Derivative
6 12 (1.02%) FMCG
7 11 (0.94%) Social Media
8 9 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 8 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.68%) EPoS
10 7 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (0.60%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.51%) Economics
11 6 (0.51%) Online Banking
11 6 (0.51%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.51%) Equities
11 6 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.45%) Windows
2 8 (0.68%) Linux
3 7 (0.60%) UNIX
4 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.085%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (32.57%) Programme Management
2 293 (24.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 279 (23.79%) Project Management
4 260 (22.17%) PRINCE2
5 169 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (8.44%) Risk Management
7 86 (7.33%) Change Management
8 85 (7.25%) Migration
9 71 (6.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 64 (5.46%) CRM
11 63 (5.37%) Change Control
12 53 (4.52%) ITIL
12 53 (4.52%) Supplier Management
13 51 (4.35%) ERP
14 42 (3.58%) Waterfall
15 36 (3.07%) Matrix Management
16 35 (2.98%) Scrum
16 35 (2.98%) E-Commerce
17 34 (2.90%) Business Transformation
18 33 (2.81%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (1.96%) C
2 6 (0.51%) Java
3 4 (0.34%) SQL
4 3 (0.26%) COBOL
5 2 (0.17%) Caml Language
6 1 (0.085%) Python
6 1 (0.085%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 61 (5.20%) PMI Certification
3 59 (5.03%) Degree
4 50 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 47 (4.01%) PMP
6 41 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 33 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (1.62%) APMP
9 15 (1.28%) ISEB
10 10 (0.85%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.60%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.34%) CISSP
14 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
16 2 (0.17%) PCI QSA
16 2 (0.17%) CRISC
16 2 (0.17%) SAP Certification
16 2 (0.17%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.47%) QA
2 14 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.68%) EMIR
4 7 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.60%) FATCA
4 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.51%) SLA
5 6 (0.51%) P3O
6 5 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.26%) COREP
7 3 (0.26%) FINREP
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.26%) GxP
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.17%) Basel II
8 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.085%) Basel III
9 1 (0.085%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.26%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.085%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 84 (7.16%) SAP
2 65 (5.54%) Oracle
3 45 (3.84%) Microsoft
4 32 (2.73%) CheckPoint
5 16 (1.36%) VMware
6 14 (1.19%) IBM
7 13 (1.11%) Citrix
8 11 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.77%) HP
10 8 (0.68%) hybris
11 6 (0.51%) Hyperion
11 6 (0.51%) Reuters
12 4 (0.34%) Cisco
12 4 (0.34%) Retek
12 4 (0.34%) Symantec
12 4 (0.34%) Websense
12 4 (0.34%) Cadence
13 3 (0.26%) Sophis
13 3 (0.26%) ATG
13 3 (0.26%) TIBCO
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