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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 78 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 77 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 1.37% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.87% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £469 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £305 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £778 £720 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £390 £420
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +71.87%
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
2840 2245 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.43% 73.25% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1193 864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
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 116 97 84
Average hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 34 £320 -48.80% 8
Merseyside -5 16 £625 +13.63% 1
Cheshire -5 10 £463 - 4
Lancashire +4 4 £440 +9.22% 2
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 108 (54.55%) Finance
2 68 (34.34%) Project Management
3 62 (31.31%) PRINCE2
4 52 (26.26%) Manufacturing
5 42 (21.21%) SAP
6 40 (20.20%) MS Project
6 40 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (19.70%) DTV
7 39 (19.70%) Electronics
7 39 (19.70%) Telecoms
7 39 (19.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 39 (19.70%) Marketing
7 39 (19.70%) Digital Marketing
8 33 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 26 (13.13%) Change Control
11 22 (11.11%) Migration
11 22 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 21 (10.61%) Risk Management
12 21 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
14 18 (9.09%) Service Management
14 18 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (8.59%) Service Delivery
15 17 (8.59%) Degree
16 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 14 (7.07%) Change Management
17 14 (7.07%) Citrix
18 13 (6.57%) ITIL
18 13 (6.57%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.01%) Confluence
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.51%) Lync
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.51%) SAS
4 1 (0.51%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (20.20%) MS Project
2 33 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (13.64%) MS Excel
4 9 (4.55%) MS Office
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (19.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.53%) Agresso
3 2 (1.01%) Primavera
4 1 (0.51%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.01%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) SAN
2 3 (1.52%) DHCP
2 3 (1.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.01%) WAN
3 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) FTP
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.51%) DMZ
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) MPLS
4 1 (0.51%) OSPF
4 1 (0.51%) BGP
4 1 (0.51%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) VPLS
4 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.01%) DB2
5 2 (1.01%) Big Data
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.01%) MySQL
5 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.51%) EDMS
6 1 (0.51%) DTS
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Subversion
1 2 (1.01%) JIRA
1 2 (1.01%) JUnit
2 1 (0.51%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.51%) Selenium
2 1 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 108 (54.55%) Finance
2 52 (26.26%) Manufacturing
3 39 (19.70%) Electronics
3 39 (19.70%) Telecoms
3 39 (19.70%) Marketing
4 10 (5.05%) Banking
5 4 (2.02%) Retail
6 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 26 (13.13%) Programme Manager
3 21 (10.61%) Analyst
4 16 (8.08%) PMO Lead
5 13 (6.57%) Senior Manager
6 11 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.56%) PMO Manager
7 9 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (4.04%) Developer
9 6 (3.03%) Consultant
9 6 (3.03%) Implementation Manager
9 6 (3.03%) Security Manager
9 6 (3.03%) Planning Manager
9 6 (3.03%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 5 (2.53%) Security Advisor
10 5 (2.53%) Report Writer
10 5 (2.53%) Project Officer
10 5 (2.53%) Business Objects Analyst
10 5 (2.53%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.01%) HTML
1 2 (1.01%) J2EE
1 2 (1.01%) CSS
1 2 (1.01%) JSP
1 2 (1.01%) Web Services
1 2 (1.01%) XML
1 2 (1.01%) XSD
1 2 (1.01%) Spring
1 2 (1.01%) Ajax
1 2 (1.01%) Spring MVC
1 2 (1.01%) WCF
1 2 (1.01%) jQuery
1 2 (1.01%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.70%) DTV
2 13 (6.57%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.06%) CESG
3 12 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.05%) NHS
6 9 (4.55%) Life Science
7 7 (3.54%) Handset
8 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (3.03%) RMADS
9 3 (1.52%) Economics
9 3 (1.52%) Clustering
9 3 (1.52%) PMI
10 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.51%) BYOD
11 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.05%) Windows
2 7 (3.54%) UNIX
3 4 (2.02%) Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.34%) Project Management
2 62 (31.31%) PRINCE2
3 40 (20.20%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (19.70%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (13.13%) Change Control
6 22 (11.11%) Migration
7 21 (10.61%) Risk Management
7 21 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.09%) Service Management
9 17 (8.59%) Service Delivery
10 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (7.07%) Change Management
12 13 (6.57%) ITIL
13 12 (6.06%) Data Protection
14 11 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (4.55%) ISMS
16 8 (4.04%) Waterfall
16 8 (4.04%) Matrix Management
17 7 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.05%) SQL
2 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.01%) C
2 2 (1.01%) C++
2 2 (1.01%) COBOL
2 2 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 20 (10.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.59%) Degree
3 11 (5.56%) CISM
4 10 (5.05%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.54%) PMP
6 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.56%) P3O
3 5 (2.53%) QA
4 3 (1.52%) FATCA
5 1 (0.51%) COBIT
5 1 (0.51%) HL7
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.52%) XenApp
4 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (2.02%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 42 (21.21%) SAP
2 22 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.07%) Citrix
4 7 (3.54%) VMware
4 7 (3.54%) Oracle
5 5 (2.53%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.02%) hybris
7 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.52%) EMC
8 2 (1.01%) HP
9 1 (0.51%) Nortel
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Actimize
9 1 (0.51%) Brocade
9 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.51%) Avaya
9 1 (0.51%) NetApp
9 1 (0.51%) Lotus
9 1 (0.51%) InterSystems
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