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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 70 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 24 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 1.44% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.51% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £790 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £540 £525
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
1541 1190 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.00% 95.28% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 677 533
Average daily rate £350 £326 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 59 87
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 4 August 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
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 Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Programme Manager
North West

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (44.90%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
2 9 (18.37%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
4 5 (10.20%) Credit Risk
4 5 (10.20%) Data Governance
5 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security
6 2 (4.08%) Scrum
6 2 (4.08%) Validation
6 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.08%) NHS
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX
6 2 (4.08%) COBOL
6 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.08%) ERP
6 2 (4.08%) ETL
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 2 (4.08%) PMP
6 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.08%) JIRA
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.08%) Local Government

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (2.04%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) DSL
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) DB2
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
2 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
3 5 (10.20%) Data Governance
4 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Information Security
5 2 (4.08%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Test Planning
5 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) Coaching
5 2 (4.08%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Kanban
5 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.08%) BDD
5 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.08%) ERP
5 2 (4.08%) ETL
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) COBOL
2 1 (2.04%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) PMP
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) APMG
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco
1 1 (2.04%) EMC
1 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
1 1 (2.04%) VMware
1 1 (2.04%) Teradata
1 1 (2.04%) Actimize