The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 63 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.09% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.44% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.53%
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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 Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 689 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.34% 93.49% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 324 325
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £206 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 58
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £23.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (40.74%) MS Project
1 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
2 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 7 (25.93%) MS Office
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
7 4 (14.81%) E-business
7 4 (14.81%) Advertising
8 3 (11.11%) Retail
8 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (11.11%) PMP
9 2 (7.41%) Change Control
9 2 (7.41%) Spanish Language
9 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
9 2 (7.41%) Banking
10 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
10 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.70%) Velocity
10 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
10 1 (3.70%) Test Management

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Project
2 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 7 (25.93%) MS Office
3 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Spanish Language
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.70%) PMI
1 1 (3.70%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (14.81%) E-business
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Change Control
8 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Test Management
9 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) People Management
9 1 (3.70%) Business Process Improvement
9 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) APMP
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle