The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills 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 Programme Management over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 44 111 87
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -24
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 121 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.60% 0.71% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 0.98% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 8 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £457 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £356 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £501 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £431 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.92 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.80 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+45.50% +22.92%
Programme Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2483 1939 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.96% 72.22% 69.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1005 818
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 115 87
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.62 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Manchester +37 58 £455 - 10
Cheshire +14 19 £513 +10.81% 2
Merseyside 0 16 £550 +22.08% 1
Lancashire - 7 £600 - 1
Cumbria - 2 - - 1
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 82 (50.62%) Finance
2 58 (35.80%) PRINCE2
3 53 (32.72%) Project Management
4 32 (19.75%) Manufacturing
5 28 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (17.28%) SAP
6 27 (16.67%) MS Project
7 25 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (15.43%) Telecoms
7 25 (15.43%) Marketing
8 24 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 24 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
8 24 (14.81%) Electronics
8 24 (14.81%) DTV
9 21 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
10 20 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (11.73%) Change Control
11 19 (11.73%) Microsoft
11 19 (11.73%) Migration
12 18 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 17 (10.49%) Citrix
14 15 (9.26%) SAN
14 15 (9.26%) VCP4
15 14 (8.64%) NHS
15 14 (8.64%) Risk Management
16 13 (8.02%) Service Delivery
16 13 (8.02%) Security Cleared
16 13 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (7.41%) Banking
17 12 (7.41%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.23%) Confluence
2 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (16.67%) MS Project
2 21 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 8 (4.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (14.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (5.56%) Agresso
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.62%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) SAN
2 2 (1.23%) WAN
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) MPLS
3 1 (0.62%) OSPF
3 1 (0.62%) BGP
3 1 (0.62%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.62%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) Wireless
3 1 (0.62%) VPLS
3 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.62%) NAS
3 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.62%) 4G
3 1 (0.62%) DMZ
3 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.23%) MySQL
2 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.23%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.62%) Big Data
3 1 (0.62%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.62%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) JUnit
1 2 (1.23%) Subversion
1 2 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) Selenium
2 1 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 82 (50.62%) Finance
2 32 (19.75%) Manufacturing
3 25 (15.43%) Telecoms
3 25 (15.43%) Marketing
4 24 (14.81%) Electronics
5 12 (7.41%) Banking
6 4 (2.47%) Retail
7 3 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.23%) Back Office
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Programme Manager
2 37 (22.84%) Project Manager
3 16 (9.88%) Analyst
4 13 (8.02%) Senior Manager
5 10 (6.17%) Business Analyst
5 10 (6.17%) PMO Lead
6 9 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (4.94%) PMO Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 6 (3.70%) Developer
9 5 (3.09%) Senior Programme Manager
9 5 (3.09%) Planning Manager
10 4 (2.47%) PMO Analyst
10 4 (2.47%) Project Management Officer
10 4 (2.47%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (2.47%) Project Officer
10 4 (2.47%) Security Manager
10 4 (2.47%) Architect
10 4 (2.47%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (1.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) HTML
1 3 (1.85%) CSS
1 3 (1.85%) jQuery
1 3 (1.85%) Ajax
2 2 (1.23%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.23%) JSP
2 2 (1.23%) XML
2 2 (1.23%) XSD
2 2 (1.23%) Spring
2 2 (1.23%) J2EE
3 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) RESTful
3 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.62%) HTML5
3 1 (0.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.62%) CSS3
3 1 (0.62%) Autofac
3 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) DTV
2 14 (8.64%) NHS
3 13 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.32%) Handset
4 7 (4.32%) Life Science
5 4 (2.47%) CESG
5 4 (2.47%) Economics
5 4 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) AS400
7 1 (0.62%) CMDB
7 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.62%) Celerra
7 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.62%) Open Source
7 1 (0.62%) Replication
7 1 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.32%) Windows
2 4 (2.47%) UNIX
3 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.80%) PRINCE2
2 53 (32.72%) Project Management
3 28 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (15.43%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
6 20 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (11.73%) Migration
7 19 (11.73%) Change Control
8 14 (8.64%) Risk Management
9 13 (8.02%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.79%) Service Management
10 11 (6.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (6.17%) Matrix Management
12 8 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (4.94%) Waterfall
12 8 (4.94%) Change Management
12 8 (4.94%) ITIL
13 7 (4.32%) Portfolio Management
14 6 (3.70%) Dependency Management
15 5 (3.09%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.47%) SQL
2 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) VCP4
2 13 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 12 (7.41%) Degree
4 11 (6.79%) PMP
5 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) P3O
2 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) XenApp
3 1 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.62%) Xen
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (17.28%) SAP
2 19 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.49%) Citrix
4 11 (6.79%) Oracle
4 11 (6.79%) VMware
5 4 (2.47%) hybris
5 4 (2.47%) IBM
6 3 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.23%) EMC
8 1 (0.62%) Nortel
8 1 (0.62%) Avaya
8 1 (0.62%) Lotus
8 1 (0.62%) Cisco
8 1 (0.62%) ATG
8 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.62%) TSYS
8 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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