The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Programme Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Programme Manager
Rank 145 130 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£590 - £499
90% offered a daily rate of more than £588 - £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £758 - £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £625 £575
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3171 2578 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.99% 93.68% 91.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1326 1078
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 £250 £215 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 203 175
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

IT Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

IT Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IT Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IT Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IT Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Programme Manager in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

IT Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) VMware