The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management (Program Management)
Rank 62 49 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 43 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.37% 3.02% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 3.94% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 4
Average daily rate £400 £381 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.98% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £450 £765
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.88% -36.36%
Programme Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1483 1293 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.66% 76.55% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 697 538
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 42
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheadle - 2 £438 -
Programme Management
North West

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Project Management
2 20 (24.10%) SAP
2 20 (24.10%) Manufacturing
3 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (21.69%) Electronics
4 18 (21.69%) Telecoms
4 18 (21.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (21.69%) Marketing
4 18 (21.69%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (13.25%) Change Management
5 11 (13.25%) Degree
6 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.43%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.43%) Retail
8 7 (8.43%) PMI
8 7 (8.43%) PMP
8 7 (8.43%) PMI Certification
8 7 (8.43%) Windows
8 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
8 7 (8.43%) JIRA
8 7 (8.43%) PgMP
9 6 (7.23%) Investment Management
9 6 (7.23%) Test Management
9 6 (7.23%) Functional Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.23%) P3O

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (1.20%) Apache
1 1 (1.20%) CICS
1 1 (1.20%) Confluence
1 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.41%) MS Project
5 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (21.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) 4G
1 1 (1.20%) DHCP
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) DB2
2 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.20%) Easytrieve
2 1 (1.20%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.20%) IDMS
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) MSI
3 1 (1.20%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.20%) JUnit
3 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Manufacturing
3 18 (21.69%) Electronics
3 18 (21.69%) Marketing
3 18 (21.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.43%) Retail
5 4 (4.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 15 (18.07%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.05%) Programme Manager
4 9 (10.84%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (8.43%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.02%) PMO Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Test Automation Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Project Controller
8 3 (3.61%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Consultant
9 2 (2.41%) Finance Manager
9 2 (2.41%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Programme Change Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) jQuery
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) Ajax
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) J2EE
2 1 (1.20%) JSP
2 1 (1.20%) Spring
2 1 (1.20%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) PMI
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.41%) Life Science
3 2 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) FMCG
4 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.43%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Project Management
2 19 (22.89%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (21.69%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (13.25%) Change Management
5 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
6 7 (8.43%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (7.23%) Defect Management
7 6 (7.23%) Functional Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Investment Management
7 6 (7.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.23%) Test Management
8 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.02%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (4.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) COBOL
2 1 (1.20%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) PgMP
2 7 (8.43%) PMI Certification
2 7 (8.43%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) P3O
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) SAP
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) HP
4 5 (6.02%) Dell
5 3 (3.61%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) Avaya
7 1 (1.20%) CA
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) EMC
7 1 (1.20%) hybris
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.20%) Niku
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.20%) Wyse