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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management (Program Management)
Rank 73 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 79 104 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.30% 2.44% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.03% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 70 38
Median daily rate £425 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £778 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £37.88 £16.50 £63.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.54% -73.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.15 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +9.24%
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
2798 3429 2390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.31% 80.51% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1765 2090 1329
Median daily rate £400 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 137 109
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Programme Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 27 £440 +17.33% 15
Merseyside +3 10 £438 +2.94% 4
Cheshire -3 10 £343 -31.50%
Lancashire +18 8 £306 -52.88% 1
Cumbria +21 7 £500 - 2
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 89 (52.66%) Finance
2 51 (30.18%) Manufacturing
3 47 (27.81%) SAP
4 44 (26.04%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (25.44%) Telecoms
6 39 (23.08%) Electronics
6 39 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 39 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 39 (23.08%) Marketing
6 39 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
7 36 (21.30%) Project Management
8 35 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (20.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
11 17 (10.06%) Unit4 Business World
12 14 (8.28%) Change Management
12 14 (8.28%) Retail
13 13 (7.69%) MS Excel
13 13 (7.69%) Data Centre
14 12 (7.10%) Management Information System
15 11 (6.51%) Oracle
16 10 (5.92%) MS Office
16 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
16 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (5.92%) People Management
17 8 (4.73%) Mentoring
17 8 (4.73%) SC Cleared
17 8 (4.73%) SQL
17 8 (4.73%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.18%) Apache
2 2 (1.18%) CMS
2 2 (1.18%) Drupal
2 2 (1.18%) Joomla!
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.18%) WordPress
3 1 (0.59%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.59%) JBoss
3 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.92%) MS Office
3 7 (4.14%) MS Project
4 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (10.06%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.78%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.18%) OpenCart
4 2 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.18%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.59%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (1.78%) SoftLayer
2 2 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) 2G
1 2 (1.18%) 3G
1 2 (1.18%) 4G
1 2 (1.18%) GSM
1 2 (1.18%) LTE
1 2 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (1.18%) UMTS
2 1 (0.59%) Broadband
2 1 (0.59%) DHCP
2 1 (0.59%) DNS
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.59%) LAN
2 1 (0.59%) RS-422
2 1 (0.59%) SAN
2 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.18%) DB2
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) JIRA
2 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.18%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.59%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 89 (52.66%) Finance
2 51 (30.18%) Manufacturing
3 43 (25.44%) Telecoms
4 39 (23.08%) Electronics
4 39 (23.08%) Marketing
5 14 (8.28%) Retail
6 7 (4.14%) Banking
6 7 (4.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (3.55%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.78%) Billing
9 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.18%) Local Government
9 2 (1.18%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.59%) Legal
10 1 (0.59%) Military
10 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (22.49%) Programme Manager
2 28 (16.57%) Project Manager
3 18 (10.65%) Analyst
4 17 (10.06%) Developer
5 12 (7.10%) Consultant
6 8 (4.73%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (4.73%) IT Manager
7 7 (4.14%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.55%) IT Programme Manager
8 6 (3.55%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (2.96%) Architect
9 5 (2.96%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 5 (2.96%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.37%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.37%) Data Centre Manager
10 4 (2.37%) Finance Manager
10 4 (2.37%) Head of IT
10 4 (2.37%) Head of Projects
10 4 (2.37%) Support Consultant
10 4 (2.37%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) Apache Camel
2 2 (1.18%) Spring
3 1 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
3 1 (0.59%) Flash
3 1 (0.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) JDBC
3 1 (0.59%) JMS
3 1 (0.59%) jQuery
3 1 (0.59%) JSON
3 1 (0.59%) Middleware
3 1 (0.59%) REST
3 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.14%) NHS
5 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.78%) PMI
6 3 (1.78%) Wiki
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) User Experience
8 1 (0.59%) Clustering
8 1 (0.59%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.59%) SCORM
8 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.14%) Windows
2 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.78%) Linux
3 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.78%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.18%) Android
4 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) AIX
5 1 (0.59%) HPUX
5 1 (0.59%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.04%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 39 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 36 (21.30%) Project Management
4 35 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (20.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.28%) Change Management
7 10 (5.92%) People Management
7 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (4.73%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.73%) Migration
8 8 (4.73%) Supplier Management
9 7 (4.14%) ITIL
9 7 (4.14%) Logistics
9 7 (4.14%) Risk Management
9 7 (4.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.55%) Coaching
11 5 (2.96%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 5 (2.96%) Information Security
11 5 (2.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.73%) SQL
2 4 (2.37%) C
3 3 (1.78%) Java
4 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) C#
5 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.96%) Degree
4 4 (2.37%) APMP
4 4 (2.37%) CISMP
5 3 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.18%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.59%) CISSP
7 1 (0.59%) PMP
7 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.78%) P3O
3 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.59%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) WSUS
2 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.59%) Ansible
2 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (27.81%) SAP
2 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.51%) Oracle
4 4 (2.37%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.78%) BT
5 3 (1.78%) Cisco
5 3 (1.78%) IBM
5 3 (1.78%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe
6 2 (1.18%) Citrix
6 2 (1.18%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.18%) EMC
6 2 (1.18%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.18%) Huawei
6 2 (1.18%) Nintex
6 2 (1.18%) Nokia
6 2 (1.18%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.59%) Siemens
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