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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 65 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 1.23% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.32% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 £14.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+307.14% -70.52%
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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
753 833 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.51% 93.28% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 484 277
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) APMP

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) 4G
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) APMP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle