The first table below looks at the demand for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 43 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.14% 1.21% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.73% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £635 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.75% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -10.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 231 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 70.82% 69.79% 69.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 113 181
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 8 £460 -34.28%
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management.

1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) Migration
3 9 (32.14%) Change Management
3 9 (32.14%) Economics
4 8 (28.57%) COBOL
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) MS Office
4 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) Middleware
4 8 (28.57%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) ICL
4 8 (28.57%) Fujitsu
4 8 (28.57%) VME
4 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) Open Source
5 7 (25.00%) SAP
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.00%) DTV
5 7 (25.00%) Service Management
5 7 (25.00%) Electronics
5 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 7 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (25.00%) Marketing
5 7 (25.00%) Selenium
5 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) HP

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.00%) Electronics
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Applications Architect
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Middleware
2 5 (17.86%) Play Framework
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) Symfony
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) MooTools
3 2 (7.14%) YAML
3 2 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Economics
2 8 (28.57%) Open Source
3 7 (25.00%) DTV
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) VME
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Migration
2 9 (32.14%) Change Management
3 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 8 (28.57%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) OOP
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) User Stories
9 1 (3.57%) Kanban
9 1 (3.57%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) COBOL
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby
2 2 (7.14%) PHP5
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) APMP
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 8 (28.57%) ICL
1 8 (28.57%) Fujitsu
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) HP