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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 74 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 77 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.06% 1.16% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.61% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 19 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £321 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.40% +46.66%
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
2847 2302 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.33% 72.34% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1636 1212 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 116 89
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.37 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +17 34 £365 -30.47% 12
Merseyside -3 15 £450 -0.11%
Cheshire -5 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Lancashire +10 4 £446 +10.86%
Cumbria - 4 - -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 109 (55.61%) Finance
2 66 (33.67%) Project Management
3 65 (33.16%) PRINCE2
4 42 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 39 (19.90%) MS Project
6 36 (18.37%) SAP
7 33 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
8 32 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (16.33%) Telecoms
9 31 (15.82%) Electronics
9 31 (15.82%) DTV
9 31 (15.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 31 (15.82%) Marketing
9 31 (15.82%) Digital Marketing
10 26 (13.27%) Change Control
11 24 (12.24%) MS Excel
12 21 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (10.20%) Security Cleared
13 20 (10.20%) Data Centre
14 19 (9.69%) Migration
14 19 (9.69%) Service Management
14 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
15 18 (9.18%) Citrix
15 18 (9.18%) Service Delivery
16 17 (8.67%) Degree
17 16 (8.16%) Risk Management
17 16 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 15 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (7.65%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (1.02%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.02%) Confluence
1 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.51%) SAS
2 1 (0.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.51%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (19.90%) MS Project
2 33 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (12.24%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.06%) MS Office
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (15.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (4.59%) Agresso
3 2 (1.02%) Primavera
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.02%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.65%) SAN
2 2 (1.02%) WAN
3 1 (0.51%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.51%) 4G
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) MPLS
3 1 (0.51%) OSPF
3 1 (0.51%) BGP
3 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.51%) Wireless
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.51%) DMZ
3 1 (0.51%) VPLS
3 1 (0.51%) NAS
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.02%) MySQL
4 2 (1.02%) DB2
4 2 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.51%) EDMS
5 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.51%) DTS
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) JIRA
1 2 (1.02%) Subversion
1 2 (1.02%) JUnit
2 1 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 109 (55.61%) Finance
2 42 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 32 (16.33%) Telecoms
4 31 (15.82%) Electronics
4 31 (15.82%) Marketing
5 15 (7.65%) Banking
6 5 (2.55%) Retail
7 3 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (23.47%) Project Manager
2 42 (21.43%) Programme Manager
3 21 (10.71%) Analyst
4 17 (8.67%) Senior Manager
5 16 (8.16%) PMO Lead
6 11 (5.61%) Senior Project Manager
7 10 (5.10%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.59%) PMO Manager
9 8 (4.08%) Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Senior Programme Manager
10 7 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (3.06%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 6 (3.06%) Planning Manager
11 6 (3.06%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.06%) Security Manager
12 5 (2.55%) Coordinator
12 5 (2.55%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
12 5 (2.55%) Project Officer
12 5 (2.55%) Implementation Manager
13 4 (2.04%) Project Management Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) jQuery
1 2 (1.02%) Spring MVC
1 2 (1.02%) WCF
1 2 (1.02%) Spring
1 2 (1.02%) Ajax
1 2 (1.02%) J2EE
1 2 (1.02%) HTML
1 2 (1.02%) CSS
1 2 (1.02%) JSP
1 2 (1.02%) Web Services
1 2 (1.02%) XML
1 2 (1.02%) XSD
1 2 (1.02%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.82%) DTV
2 20 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.63%) NHS
5 9 (4.59%) Life Science
6 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.57%) Handset
8 6 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (3.06%) CESG
9 3 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.53%) Economics
10 2 (1.02%) PMI
10 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.02%) BYOD
11 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.51%) AS400
11 1 (0.51%) Clustering
11 1 (0.51%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.08%) UNIX
2 6 (3.06%) Windows
3 2 (1.02%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.67%) Project Management
2 65 (33.16%) PRINCE2
3 32 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (15.82%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (13.27%) Change Control
6 21 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (9.69%) Migration
7 19 (9.69%) Service Management
8 18 (9.18%) Service Delivery
9 16 (8.16%) Risk Management
9 16 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (6.63%) Matrix Management
11 11 (5.61%) Change Management
12 10 (5.10%) ITIL
13 9 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.08%) Waterfall
14 8 (4.08%) Technical Architecture
15 7 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (3.57%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.02%) C
2 2 (1.02%) C++
2 2 (1.02%) COBOL
2 2 (1.02%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 20 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.67%) Degree
3 12 (6.12%) PMI Certification
4 10 (5.10%) PMP
5 6 (3.06%) CISM
6 4 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.61%) P3O
2 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.55%) QA
4 3 (1.53%) FATCA
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) HL7
5 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.51%) Xen
3 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (18.37%) SAP
2 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.18%) Citrix
4 13 (6.63%) Oracle
5 11 (5.61%) VMware
6 4 (2.04%) hybris
7 3 (1.53%) EMC
7 3 (1.53%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.51%) Lotus
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) Nortel
8 1 (0.51%) Avaya
8 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.51%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.51%) ATG
8 1 (0.51%) Actimize
8 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
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