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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 209 175 173
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 566 611 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.09% 1.24% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.34% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 429 389
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£575 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £539 £545 £525
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £87.50 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 - £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.50 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
47845 45746 43111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.64% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31018 28289 25848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1784 1845 1993
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 -5 309 £625 - 42
South East -31 99 £475 -9.52% 11
North West -28 36 £650 +23.80% 5
South West -6 27 £523 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire -14 26 £475 -12.84% 6
West Midlands -17 18 £550 +12.82% 3
East of England -5 16 £575 +4.54% 7
East Midlands -12 12 £475 -17.74% 2
Midlands +7 9 £600 -4.00% 2
North East -22 5 £403 -
Programme Manager
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Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 350 (30.86%) Finance
2 325 (28.66%) Programme Management
3 274 (24.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 252 (22.22%) Project Management
5 235 (20.72%) PRINCE2
6 191 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
7 157 (13.84%) Banking
8 114 (10.05%) Retail
9 88 (7.76%) Migration
10 84 (7.41%) Security Cleared
11 80 (7.05%) SAP
12 73 (6.44%) Risk Management
13 70 (6.17%) Change Management
14 66 (5.82%) Data Centre
15 60 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (4.85%) CRM
16 55 (4.85%) SC Cleared
17 54 (4.76%) Degree
18 53 (4.67%) ITIL
18 53 (4.67%) Oracle
19 52 (4.59%) PMI Certification
20 50 (4.41%) E-Commerce
21 48 (4.23%) Telecoms
21 48 (4.23%) Change Control
22 47 (4.14%) Waterfall
23 46 (4.06%) QA
24 45 (3.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 45 (3.97%) Scrum
25 44 (3.88%) PMP
26 43 (3.79%) NHS

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.23%) CMS
2 14 (1.23%) Lync
3 9 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.35%) SAS
6 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.18%) Drupal
7 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.18%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.088%) Apache
8 1 (0.088%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.088%) Confluence
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.088%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.00%) MS Project
3 30 (2.65%) MS Office
4 15 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) SPSS
7 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.18%) Maya
Business Applications
1 13 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.71%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.62%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 6 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.44%) SAP MM
5 5 (0.44%) SAP PP
5 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.26%) Agresso
7 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.18%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.32%) Office 365
2 5 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (0.44%) PaaS
3 3 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.088%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.088%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.38%) WAN
2 16 (1.41%) LAN
3 15 (1.32%) Intranet
4 6 (0.53%) Internet
5 5 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.44%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.35%) SAN
7 3 (0.26%) 4G
7 3 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.26%) Firewall
7 3 (0.26%) WebEx
8 2 (0.18%) MVNO
8 2 (0.18%) VoLTE
8 2 (0.18%) LTE
8 2 (0.18%) Extranet
9 1 (0.088%) 3G
9 1 (0.088%) DSL
9 1 (0.088%) RTP
9 1 (0.088%) NAS
9 1 (0.088%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.62%) SAP BI
3 6 (0.53%) QualityStage
3 6 (0.53%) SAP BW
3 6 (0.53%) Big Data
4 5 (0.44%) DB2
4 5 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.35%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.18%) Clementine
6 2 (0.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.18%) MS Access
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.088%) MySQL
7 1 (0.088%) DataStage
7 1 (0.088%) DTS
7 1 (0.088%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.088%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (0.97%) JIRA
2 2 (0.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.088%) HP UFT
General
1 350 (30.86%) Finance
2 157 (13.84%) Banking
3 114 (10.05%) Retail
4 48 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.91%) Marketing
7 21 (1.85%) Front Office
8 19 (1.68%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.59%) Law
10 16 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.23%) Publishing
11 14 (1.23%) Legal
11 14 (1.23%) Local Government
12 11 (0.97%) Advertising
13 10 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.88%) Billing
14 7 (0.62%) Back Office
15 5 (0.44%) Military
16 4 (0.35%) Automotive
16 4 (0.35%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.53%) .NET
2 4 (0.35%) HTML
3 3 (0.26%) HTML5
4 2 (0.18%) Web Services
4 2 (0.18%) Swing
5 1 (0.088%) JMS
5 1 (0.088%) Middleware
5 1 (0.088%) LAMP
5 1 (0.088%) GWT
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.088%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.088%) J2EE
5 1 (0.088%) COM
5 1 (0.088%) CSS
5 1 (0.088%) JDBC
5 1 (0.088%) XML
5 1 (0.088%) DOM
5 1 (0.088%) CSS3
5 1 (0.088%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.82%) Data Centre
2 60 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.79%) NHS
4 25 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.03%) PMI
6 18 (1.59%) User Experience
7 14 (1.23%) Derivative
8 13 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.15%) Credit Risk
9 12 (1.06%) Fixed Income
10 10 (0.88%) Equities
10 10 (0.88%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.79%) FMCG
12 8 (0.71%) Market Risk
12 8 (0.71%) Informatics
13 7 (0.62%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.62%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.62%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.53%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.50%) Windows
2 7 (0.62%) UNIX
3 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.26%) Linux
4 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.18%) Solaris
5 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.088%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.088%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.088%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.088%) AIX
6 1 (0.088%) Android
6 1 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (28.66%) Programme Management
2 274 (24.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 252 (22.22%) Project Management
4 235 (20.72%) PRINCE2
5 191 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (7.76%) Migration
7 73 (6.44%) Risk Management
8 70 (6.17%) Change Management
9 55 (4.85%) CRM
10 53 (4.67%) ITIL
11 50 (4.41%) E-Commerce
12 48 (4.23%) Change Control
13 47 (4.14%) Waterfall
14 45 (3.97%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 45 (3.97%) Scrum
15 42 (3.70%) Business Transformation
16 36 (3.17%) SDLC
17 34 (3.00%) Analytics
18 33 (2.91%) Coaching
19 32 (2.82%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.03%) C
2 12 (1.06%) Java
3 6 (0.53%) SQL
4 5 (0.44%) COBOL
5 3 (0.26%) R
6 2 (0.18%) Caml Language
6 2 (0.18%) Python
7 1 (0.088%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.088%) VB
7 1 (0.088%) ABAP
7 1 (0.088%) Perl
7 1 (0.088%) PHP
7 1 (0.088%) C++
Qualifications
1 84 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 55 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 54 (4.76%) Degree
4 52 (4.59%) PMI Certification
5 44 (3.88%) PMP
6 33 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.41%) ISEB
9 14 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.23%) APMP
10 10 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.18%) APMG
15 2 (0.18%) CISSP
15 2 (0.18%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.06%) QA
2 7 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.44%) Solvency II
3 5 (0.44%) SLA
4 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.35%) FATCA
4 4 (0.35%) EMIR
4 4 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.18%) FINREP
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) GxP
6 1 (0.088%) GMP
6 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.088%) MiFID
6 1 (0.088%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.26%) VMware Server
2 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.18%) XenApp
3 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.088%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.088%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.088%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 80 (7.05%) SAP
2 53 (4.67%) Oracle
3 40 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 20 (1.76%) IBM
5 17 (1.50%) CheckPoint
6 13 (1.15%) HP
7 10 (0.88%) Reuters
8 9 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.71%) VMware
10 7 (0.62%) Teradata
11 5 (0.44%) Adobe
11 5 (0.44%) Cisco
12 4 (0.35%) EMC
12 4 (0.35%) Citrix
12 4 (0.35%) Lotus
12 4 (0.35%) hybris
13 3 (0.26%) RedPrairie
13 3 (0.26%) Pega
13 3 (0.26%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.26%) Remedy
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