The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 West 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 76 90 120
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 59 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 1.39% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.96% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £440 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £75.00 £44.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.92% -12.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2130 1940 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.34% 70.91% 64.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 973 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 94 109
Average hourly rate £27.17 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.51% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.75 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Programme Management
England

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 1 August 2014.

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
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 1 August 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
Manchester +7 24 £388 -18.42% 5
Cheshire +6 8 £475 +19.49%
Merseyside 0 7 £575 +30.68% 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 30 (32.26%) Project Management
3 24 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 21 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (20.43%) SAP
6 15 (16.13%) Change Management
7 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (13.98%) Marketing
8 12 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 12 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 12 (12.90%) DTV
8 12 (12.90%) Manufacturing
8 12 (12.90%) Electronics
8 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
9 10 (10.75%) MS Office
9 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.68%) Supplier Management
10 9 (9.68%) Product Management
11 8 (8.60%) Banking
11 8 (8.60%) NHS
12 7 (7.53%) Windows
12 7 (7.53%) MS Project
12 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
12 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.45%) Resource Management
13 6 (6.45%) Service Management
13 6 (6.45%) Retail
14 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.75%) MS Office
3 7 (7.53%) MS Project
4 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Firewall
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.08%) OLAP
4 1 (1.08%) EDMS
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 32 (34.41%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Marketing
3 12 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 12 (12.90%) Electronics
3 12 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.60%) Banking
5 6 (6.45%) Retail
6 4 (4.30%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.15%) Legal
8 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Programme Manager
2 21 (22.58%) Project Manager
3 14 (15.05%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Senior Manager
4 8 (8.60%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) PMO Lead
6 6 (6.45%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Agile Coach
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Change Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.23%) PMO Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Actuary
9 3 (3.23%) Pricing Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Lead Project Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Transformation Programme Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Business Change Consultant
10 2 (2.15%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) HTML
1 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.08%) CSS
1 1 (1.08%) SOAP
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
1 1 (1.08%) XML
1 1 (1.08%) Middleware
1 1 (1.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) DTV
2 8 (8.60%) NHS
3 7 (7.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.30%) PMI
5 3 (3.23%) Statistics
6 2 (2.15%) FMCG
6 2 (2.15%) CESG
7 1 (1.08%) NPfIT
7 1 (1.08%) Economics
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.08%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Project Management
2 24 (25.81%) PRINCE2
3 21 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.13%) Change Management
5 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (9.68%) Supplier Management
7 9 (9.68%) Product Management
8 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.45%) Resource Management
9 6 (6.45%) Service Management
10 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.38%) ITSM
10 5 (5.38%) Scrum
10 5 (5.38%) BPR
10 5 (5.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.30%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) Java
1 4 (4.30%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) ABAP
3 1 (1.08%) VBA
3 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) PMP
1 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
1 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.30%) APMP
2 4 (4.30%) ISEB
2 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (3.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) CISM
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) SAP
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Capita
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco
4 1 (1.08%) Kronos
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe
4 1 (1.08%) Primavera
4 1 (1.08%) iSOFT
4 1 (1.08%) Casewise
4 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.08%) Infor
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