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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 86 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 20 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 2.24% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 2.34% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
Average daily rate £650 £588 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £460 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £790 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £540
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £56.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year
-54.40% -27.74%
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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 Manager
North West

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) Banking
4 9 (20.00%) Retail
4 9 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.11%) Oracle
7 5 (11.11%) SAP
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.89%) Test Management
8 4 (8.89%) ERP
9 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
9 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.67%) Release Management
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 2 (4.44%) Legal
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (4.44%) Data Management
10 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.44%) MS Project
10 2 (4.44%) ISEB
10 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) DataStage
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
2 9 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Programme Management
2 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.89%) ERP
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Test Management
8 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.67%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Release Management
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.44%) Data Management
9 2 (4.44%) Defect Management
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.44%) Target Operating Model
10 1 (2.22%) Business Development
10 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.44%) PMP
1 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) PCI QSA
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
1 5 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) Avaya
3 1 (2.22%) Capita
3 1 (2.22%) iSOFT
3 1 (2.22%) Teradata