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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 74 75 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 92 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.37% 1.95% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.65% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £795 £725 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.44 £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +75.92%
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
2993 2227 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 77.06% 73.50% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1793 1200 991
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 101 94
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £12.86 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 0 36 £325 -16.12% 10
Merseyside -2 18 £425 -26.08% 3
Cheshire +2 15 £500 +5.26% 3
Lancashire +10 8 £650 +74.49%
Cumbria -15 2 - -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (53.73%) Finance
2 71 (35.32%) Project Management
3 58 (28.86%) Manufacturing
4 55 (27.36%) PRINCE2
5 46 (22.89%) SAP
5 46 (22.89%) Telecoms
6 44 (21.89%) Electronics
6 44 (21.89%) DTV
6 44 (21.89%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (21.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 44 (21.89%) Marketing
6 44 (21.89%) Digital Marketing
7 37 (18.41%) MS Project
8 33 (16.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 32 (15.92%) MS Excel
10 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
11 24 (11.94%) Change Control
12 22 (10.95%) Risk Management
13 21 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (9.95%) Security Cleared
14 20 (9.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (9.45%) Migration
15 19 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (9.45%) MS Office
15 19 (9.45%) Windows
16 18 (8.96%) Service Delivery
16 18 (8.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 17 (8.46%) Degree
17 17 (8.46%) Service Management
17 17 (8.46%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.49%) IIS
2 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.50%) Lync
4 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (18.41%) MS Project
2 33 (16.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (15.92%) MS Excel
4 19 (9.45%) MS Office
5 4 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (21.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.00%) Primavera
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.00%) PaaS
1 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) SAN
2 6 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.99%) DNS
3 4 (1.99%) WAN
3 4 (1.99%) DHCP
4 3 (1.49%) Intranet
5 2 (1.00%) MPLS
6 1 (0.50%) OSPF
6 1 (0.50%) BGP
6 1 (0.50%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.50%) Firewall
6 1 (0.50%) Wireless
6 1 (0.50%) VPLS
6 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.50%) NAS
6 1 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.50%) FTP
6 1 (0.50%) HTTP
6 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.49%) MySQL
4 3 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.00%) Big Data
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.00%) DB2
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) EDMS
6 1 (0.50%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Subversion
1 2 (1.00%) JIRA
1 2 (1.00%) JUnit
2 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.50%) Selenium
2 1 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 108 (53.73%) Finance
2 58 (28.86%) Manufacturing
3 46 (22.89%) Telecoms
4 44 (21.89%) Electronics
4 44 (21.89%) Marketing
5 17 (8.46%) Banking
6 7 (3.48%) Retail
7 4 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.00%) Back Office
8 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (22.39%) Project Manager
2 26 (12.94%) Programme Manager
3 25 (12.44%) Analyst
4 16 (7.96%) PMO Lead
5 12 (5.97%) Senior Manager
6 10 (4.98%) Developer
6 10 (4.98%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.48%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (3.98%) PMO Analyst
9 7 (3.48%) Agile Coach
9 7 (3.48%) Consultant
10 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (2.99%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (2.99%) Security Advisor
10 6 (2.99%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 6 (2.99%) PMO Manager
11 5 (2.49%) Report Writer
11 5 (2.49%) Business Objects Report Writer
11 5 (2.49%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) Web Services
1 3 (1.49%) XML
1 3 (1.49%) WCF
1 3 (1.49%) jQuery
2 2 (1.00%) CSS
2 2 (1.00%) JSP
2 2 (1.00%) Spring
2 2 (1.00%) Ajax
2 2 (1.00%) XSD
2 2 (1.00%) HTML
2 2 (1.00%) J2EE
2 2 (1.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.00%) Akka
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
3 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.89%) DTV
2 13 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.47%) CESG
3 11 (5.47%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (4.98%) Life Science
4 10 (4.98%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.98%) NHS
6 7 (3.48%) RMADS
6 7 (3.48%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.49%) PMI
8 3 (1.49%) Clustering
8 3 (1.49%) Economics
8 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.49%) User Experience
9 2 (1.00%) Informatics
9 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.45%) Windows
2 7 (3.48%) UNIX
3 6 (2.99%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.99%) Linux
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.32%) Project Management
2 55 (27.36%) PRINCE2
3 44 (21.89%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (21.89%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (11.94%) Change Control
5 22 (10.95%) Risk Management
6 21 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (9.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (9.45%) Migration
8 19 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (8.96%) Service Delivery
9 18 (8.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 17 (8.46%) Service Management
11 16 (7.96%) Change Management
12 11 (5.47%) ITIL
12 11 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.47%) Data Protection
13 9 (4.48%) ISMS
14 8 (3.98%) Document Management
14 8 (3.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.47%) SQL
2 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.00%) C
2 2 (1.00%) C++
2 2 (1.00%) COBOL
2 2 (1.00%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.50%) PHP
3 1 (0.50%) C#
3 1 (0.50%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 20 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.46%) Degree
3 10 (4.98%) PMI Certification
3 10 (4.98%) CISM
4 7 (3.48%) PMP
4 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.99%) CISSP
6 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.50%) MCTS
7 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.99%) QA
3 3 (1.49%) FATCA
4 1 (0.50%) P3O
4 1 (0.50%) HL7
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.99%) XenApp
2 4 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) XenServer
4 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.50%) vCloud
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) SCCM
2 2 (1.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 46 (22.89%) SAP
2 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.97%) Citrix
4 6 (2.99%) Oracle
5 5 (2.49%) VMware
6 4 (1.99%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.99%) hybris
7 3 (1.49%) EMC
8 2 (1.00%) HP
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco
9 1 (0.50%) IBM
9 1 (0.50%) Avaya
9 1 (0.50%) NetApp
9 1 (0.50%) Lotus
9 1 (0.50%) BT
9 1 (0.50%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.50%) ATG
9 1 (0.50%) Actimize
9 1 (0.50%) Brocade
9 1 (0.50%) Veeam
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