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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management (Program Management)
Rank 71 59 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +50
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 99 109 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.46% 2.81% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 3.60% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 10
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £47.33 £60.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.55 £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+38.71% -36.36%
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
3275 3030 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 78.05% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1664 1217
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 148 130
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 April 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
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 April 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 -13 43 £401 +6.80% 9
Cheshire -3 23 £570 +20.00% 2
Merseyside +1 11 £350 -36.36%
Lancashire 0 11 £457 +2.44%
Cumbria 0 3 - -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 100 (57.80%) Finance
2 52 (30.06%) Manufacturing
3 45 (26.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (23.70%) Project Management
5 36 (20.81%) Telecoms
5 36 (20.81%) SAP
6 35 (20.23%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (19.65%) Marketing
8 32 (18.50%) Electronics
9 31 (17.92%) Digital Marketing
9 31 (17.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 24 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (12.14%) Degree
12 20 (11.56%) Change Management
12 20 (11.56%) PRINCE2
13 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
14 16 (9.25%) Microsoft
15 14 (8.09%) Windows
16 13 (7.51%) SQL
16 13 (7.51%) Oracle
17 11 (6.36%) Unit4 Business World
17 11 (6.36%) Risk Management
17 11 (6.36%) PMI Certification
17 11 (6.36%) Banking
18 10 (5.78%) Project Planning
18 10 (5.78%) MS Office
18 10 (5.78%) PMI
18 10 (5.78%) People Management
19 9 (5.20%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) Apache
2 1 (0.58%) CICS
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) eRoom
2 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.78%) MS Office
3 9 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (4.05%) MS Project
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.58%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (17.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (6.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (2.31%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.58%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.58%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) 4G
2 1 (0.58%) 2G
2 1 (0.58%) 3G
2 1 (0.58%) DHCP
2 1 (0.58%) DNS
2 1 (0.58%) GSM
2 1 (0.58%) LAN
2 1 (0.58%) LTE
2 1 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) UMTS
2 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.73%) MySQL
2 2 (1.16%) DB2
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.58%) Easytrieve
3 1 (0.58%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.58%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.58%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.05%) JIRA
2 5 (2.89%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.73%) ClearQuest
3 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.16%) MSI
4 2 (1.16%) NetBeans
4 2 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.16%) Rational Robot
4 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.58%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 100 (57.80%) Finance
2 52 (30.06%) Manufacturing
3 36 (20.81%) Telecoms
4 34 (19.65%) Marketing
5 32 (18.50%) Electronics
6 11 (6.36%) Banking
7 9 (5.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (4.05%) Retail
9 3 (1.73%) Military
10 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.58%) Avionics
11 1 (0.58%) Back Office
11 1 (0.58%) Legal
11 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (16.76%) Project Manager
2 27 (15.61%) Programme Manager
3 26 (15.03%) Analyst
4 15 (8.67%) Developer
5 12 (6.94%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.36%) Delivery Manager
7 10 (5.78%) Test Manager
8 8 (4.62%) PMO Manager
9 7 (4.05%) IT Manager
9 7 (4.05%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.47%) Consultant
10 6 (3.47%) Finance Manager
10 6 (3.47%) IT Programme Manager
10 6 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
11 5 (2.89%) Change Manager
11 5 (2.89%) Coordinator
11 5 (2.89%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.89%) Test Automation Manager
12 4 (2.31%) IT Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.31%) jQuery
2 3 (1.73%) .NET
2 3 (1.73%) CSS
2 3 (1.73%) XML
2 3 (1.73%) XSD
3 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.16%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (1.16%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.16%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (1.16%) HTML
3 2 (1.16%) WinForms
3 2 (1.16%) WPF
3 2 (1.16%) XSLT
4 1 (0.58%) Ajax
4 1 (0.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.58%) JSP
4 1 (0.58%) Spring
4 1 (0.58%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.78%) PMI
2 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.47%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.31%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.73%) NHS
5 3 (1.73%) User Experience
6 2 (1.16%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.16%) Life Science
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
6 2 (1.16%) SCORM
6 2 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) Informatics
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.09%) Windows
2 8 (4.62%) Windows 7
2 8 (4.62%) Windows XP
3 5 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) Android
5 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.16%) Unix
6 1 (0.58%) Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.01%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (23.70%) Project Management
3 35 (20.23%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (17.92%) Digital Marketing
5 24 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.56%) Change Management
6 20 (11.56%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.36%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.78%) People Management
8 10 (5.78%) Project Planning
9 8 (4.62%) Test Management
10 7 (4.05%) Business Transformation
10 7 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (4.05%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.47%) Defect Management
11 6 (3.47%) Functional Testing
11 6 (3.47%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (3.47%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (3.47%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.51%) SQL
2 4 (2.31%) C
3 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.16%) C#
4 2 (1.16%) C++
4 2 (1.16%) Java
4 2 (1.16%) PHP
4 2 (1.16%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) Ada
5 1 (0.58%) COBOL
5 1 (0.58%) Perl
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (12.14%) Degree
2 11 (6.36%) PMI Certification
3 8 (4.62%) PMP
4 7 (4.05%) PgMP
5 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.31%) CISMP
6 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) APMP
7 2 (1.16%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.16%) MBA
8 1 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) P3O
2 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.31%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) WSUS
2 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.58%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 36 (20.81%) SAP
2 16 (9.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.51%) Oracle
4 7 (4.05%) HP
5 5 (2.89%) Dell
5 5 (2.89%) VMware
6 4 (2.31%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.73%) Cisco
7 3 (1.73%) LogRhythm
7 3 (1.73%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.16%) Adobe
8 2 (1.16%) BT
8 2 (1.16%) Citrix
8 2 (1.16%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.58%) Huawei
9 1 (0.58%) Infor
9 1 (0.58%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.58%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (0.58%) PTC
9 1 (0.58%) Wyse
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