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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 73 75 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 101 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 2.00% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.70% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 23
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£463 £469 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £274 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £783 £728 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £63.00 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.80% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.87 £47.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +118.39%
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
3445 2298 2088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 79.18% 74.08% 71.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 1272 1052
Average daily rate £415 £373 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +12.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 101 112
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.83 £22.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.08% +19.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -11 39 £381 -12.85% 10
Cheshire +3 22 £500 +9.58% 1
Merseyside +4 17 £588 +2.17% 1
Lancashire -11 8 £650 +88.40% 1
Cumbria -18 2 - -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 89 (52.35%) Finance
2 45 (26.47%) Project Management
3 41 (24.12%) Manufacturing
4 37 (21.76%) Telecoms
5 34 (20.00%) SAP
6 33 (19.41%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (18.82%) Electronics
7 32 (18.82%) DTV
7 32 (18.82%) Marketing
7 32 (18.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 32 (18.82%) Digital Marketing
8 30 (17.65%) PRINCE2
9 22 (12.94%) Microsoft
9 22 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (12.35%) MS Excel
10 21 (12.35%) Risk Management
11 20 (11.76%) Windows
11 20 (11.76%) Banking
12 19 (11.18%) MS Office
13 18 (10.59%) Security Cleared
14 17 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (10.00%) Change Control
15 16 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
16 15 (8.82%) MS Project
16 15 (8.82%) Service Delivery
16 15 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (7.06%) Change Management
18 11 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 11 (6.47%) Data Protection Act
18 11 (6.47%) CESG

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.59%) Lync
4 1 (0.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.18%) MS Office
3 16 (9.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (8.82%) MS Project
5 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (18.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.18%) Primavera
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.59%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.35%) DNS
2 4 (2.35%) DHCP
3 3 (1.76%) WAN
3 3 (1.76%) Intranet
4 2 (1.18%) MPLS
4 2 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.59%) LAN
5 1 (0.59%) FTP
5 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.76%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.18%) Big Data
4 2 (1.18%) DB2
4 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) EDMS
5 1 (0.59%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 89 (52.35%) Finance
2 41 (24.12%) Manufacturing
3 37 (21.76%) Telecoms
4 32 (18.82%) Electronics
4 32 (18.82%) Marketing
5 20 (11.76%) Banking
6 7 (4.12%) Retail
7 4 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.76%) Billing
9 2 (1.18%) Back Office
9 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Law
10 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (18.24%) Project Manager
2 26 (15.29%) Programme Manager
3 25 (14.71%) Analyst
4 9 (5.29%) Agile Coach
4 9 (5.29%) PMO Lead
5 8 (4.71%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.12%) Developer
6 7 (4.12%) Consultant
6 7 (4.12%) Senior Manager
6 7 (4.12%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (3.53%) Security Advisor
7 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (3.53%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (2.94%) Business Objects Analyst
8 5 (2.94%) Report Analyst
8 5 (2.94%) Business Objects Report Writer
8 5 (2.94%) Report Writer
9 4 (2.35%) PMO Manager
9 4 (2.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.35%) Web Services
1 4 (2.35%) WCF
2 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.18%) Akka
2 2 (1.18%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.59%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) Middleware
3 1 (0.59%) jQuery
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.82%) DTV
2 11 (6.47%) CESG
2 11 (6.47%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (4.12%) RMADS
3 7 (4.12%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (3.53%) NHS
4 6 (3.53%) Life Science
4 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.76%) Informatics
6 3 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.76%) User Experience
6 3 (1.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.18%) PMI
7 2 (1.18%) Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.76%) Windows
2 10 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.35%) UNIX
3 4 (2.35%) Linux
3 4 (2.35%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.47%) Project Management
2 33 (19.41%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (18.82%) Digital Marketing
4 30 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 22 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (12.35%) Risk Management
7 17 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (10.00%) Change Control
8 15 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 15 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.06%) Change Management
10 11 (6.47%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.88%) Migration
11 10 (5.88%) Service Management
12 9 (5.29%) ITIL
12 9 (5.29%) ISMS
12 9 (5.29%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.29%) Coaching
13 8 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.29%) SQL
2 2 (1.18%) C
2 2 (1.18%) C#
2 2 (1.18%) C++
2 2 (1.18%) COBOL
3 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.59%) PHP
3 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.59%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 18 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.88%) CISM
3 8 (4.71%) Degree
4 6 (3.53%) CISSP
5 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.35%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.18%) PMP
9 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.59%) MCTS
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.59%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.94%) QA
3 3 (1.76%) FATCA
4 1 (0.59%) HL7
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.76%) XenApp
3 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.59%) XenServer
4 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) SCCM
2 2 (1.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 34 (20.00%) SAP
2 22 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.35%) Dell
3 4 (2.35%) Citrix
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle
4 3 (1.76%) VMware
5 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.18%) BT
5 2 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (0.59%) EMC
6 1 (0.59%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.59%) NetApp
6 1 (0.59%) Actimize
6 1 (0.59%) Brocade
6 1 (0.59%) Veeam
6 1 (0.59%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.59%) Zerto
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