The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 71 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 29 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.54% 1.82% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.91% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
Average daily rate
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£700 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £475 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £845 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Programme Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1747 1256 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.73% 95.15% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 749 579
Average daily rate £375 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 55 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Retail
3 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
6 5 (10.64%) Credit Risk
6 5 (10.64%) Banking
6 5 (10.64%) Data Governance
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security
7 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) ERP
8 2 (4.26%) ETL
8 2 (4.26%) NHS
8 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
8 2 (4.26%) Validation
8 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX
8 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.26%) COBOL
8 2 (4.26%) DB2
8 2 (4.26%) LAN
8 2 (4.26%) WAN
8 2 (4.26%) Test Management
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
8 2 (4.26%) Local Government
8 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (2.13%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LAN
1 2 (4.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) DSL
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) DB2
1 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Retail
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.26%) Local Government
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Social Media
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.64%) Data Governance
5 3 (6.38%) ERP
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Information Security
5 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Test Management
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.26%) ETL
6 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.26%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.26%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) COBOL
2 1 (2.13%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle
1 1 (2.13%) SAP
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco
1 1 (2.13%) EMC
1 1 (2.13%) Hyperion
1 1 (2.13%) VMware
1 1 (2.13%) Teradata
1 1 (2.13%) Actimize