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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management
Rank 89 60 110
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +50
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 68 81 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 2.57% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 3.37% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 7
Average daily rate £400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £633 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £430 £459
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £63.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.35 £55.00 £57.65
% change year-on-year
-17.55% -4.59%
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
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 33 £345 -31.00% 16
Cheshire -10 13 £450 +12.50% 1
Lancashire +1 7 £175 -65.05% 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Merseyside -9 2 £400 +17.64% 2
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 84 (59.15%) Finance
2 47 (33.10%) Manufacturing
3 28 (19.72%) MS Excel
4 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
4 26 (18.31%) SAP
4 26 (18.31%) Telecoms
5 24 (16.90%) PRINCE2
6 23 (16.20%) Marketing
7 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (14.79%) Project Management
8 20 (14.08%) Electronics
8 20 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (14.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (11.97%) MS Office
10 16 (11.27%) Windows
10 16 (11.27%) Banking
11 14 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
11 14 (9.86%) Degree
12 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (8.45%) Windows 7
14 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
14 11 (7.75%) MS Project
14 11 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (7.04%) Windows XP
16 9 (6.34%) ERP
16 9 (6.34%) Dell
16 9 (6.34%) Project Planning
17 8 (5.63%) Life Science
17 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) Confluence
2 1 (0.70%) eRoom
2 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.97%) MS Office
3 14 (9.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (7.75%) MS Project
5 5 (3.52%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (1.41%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.70%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.70%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 20 (14.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.70%) IaaS
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) 4G
1 1 (0.70%) LAN
1 1 (0.70%) MPLS
1 1 (0.70%) WAN
1 1 (0.70%) Wireless
1 1 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.41%) GIS
1 2 (1.41%) MySQL
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.70%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.52%) JIRA
2 4 (2.82%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.11%) Hudson
3 3 (2.11%) Maven
3 3 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.11%) Subversion
3 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.41%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (1.41%) MSI
4 2 (1.41%) Rational Robot
4 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.70%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.70%) JUnit
5 1 (0.70%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.70%) VectorCAST
General
1 84 (59.15%) Finance
2 47 (33.10%) Manufacturing
3 26 (18.31%) Telecoms
4 23 (16.20%) Marketing
5 20 (14.08%) Electronics
6 16 (11.27%) Banking
7 3 (2.11%) Legal
7 3 (2.11%) Military
7 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.41%) Billing
8 2 (1.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.70%) Avionics
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.70%) Local Government
9 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.83%) Analyst
1 31 (21.83%) Programme Manager
2 11 (7.75%) Business Analyst
2 11 (7.75%) Project Manager
3 9 (6.34%) PMO Manager
4 8 (5.63%) Developer
4 8 (5.63%) Transformation Manager
5 7 (4.93%) Architect
5 7 (4.93%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 6 (4.23%) Head of Delivery
7 5 (3.52%) Test Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Coordinator
8 4 (2.82%) Finance Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Head of ICT
8 4 (2.82%) Head of Programme Delivery
8 4 (2.82%) Head of Test
8 4 (2.82%) IT Manager
8 4 (2.82%) IT Programme Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Network Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) CSS
2 3 (2.11%) .NET
2 3 (2.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.11%) Entity Framework
2 3 (2.11%) HTML
2 3 (2.11%) XML
2 3 (2.11%) XSD
3 2 (1.41%) GTK+
3 2 (1.41%) jQuery
3 2 (1.41%) OpenGL
3 2 (1.41%) Qt
3 2 (1.41%) Web Services
3 2 (1.41%) WinForms
3 2 (1.41%) WPF
3 2 (1.41%) XSLT
4 1 (0.70%) Ajax
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) J2EE
4 1 (0.70%) JSP
4 1 (0.70%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Life Science
2 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.11%) NHS
2 3 (2.11%) PMI
3 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.41%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.41%) SCORM
3 2 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.70%) Informatics
4 1 (0.70%) IVR
4 1 (0.70%) Replication
4 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.27%) Windows
2 12 (8.45%) Windows 7
3 10 (7.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.41%) Linux
4 2 (1.41%) Unix
4 2 (1.41%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.90%) PRINCE2
2 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (14.79%) Project Management
3 20 (14.08%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (6.34%) ERP
6 9 (6.34%) Project Planning
7 8 (5.63%) Change Control
7 8 (5.63%) Test Strategy
8 7 (4.93%) Change Management
9 6 (4.23%) PRINCE
9 6 (4.23%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.52%) Document Management
10 5 (3.52%) ITIL
10 5 (3.52%) Migration
10 5 (3.52%) Quality Management
10 5 (3.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.63%) Java
2 7 (4.93%) SQL
3 6 (4.23%) C
4 5 (3.52%) C++
5 4 (2.82%) Perl
5 4 (2.82%) Python
6 3 (2.11%) Ada
6 3 (2.11%) C#
6 3 (2.11%) Groovy
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Degree
2 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.82%) PMP
6 2 (1.41%) MBA
7 1 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.70%) CISSP
7 1 (0.70%) CITP
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) P3O
2 2 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) SCCM
1 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
1 26 (18.31%) SAP
2 9 (6.34%) Dell
3 8 (5.63%) Oracle
4 3 (2.11%) LogRhythm
4 3 (2.11%) VMware
5 2 (1.41%) Adobe
5 2 (1.41%) HP
5 2 (1.41%) Infor
6 1 (0.70%) Avaya
6 1 (0.70%) BT
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) hybris
6 1 (0.70%) Quark
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