The first table below looks at the demand for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 85 77 115
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 43 57 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 2.11% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.28% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 11
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£556 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £901 £590 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2805 2503 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.47% 92.46% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1520 1190 1495
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 195 226
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Programme Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Programme Manager
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 Manager across the North West region.

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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 -2 17 £600 +26.31% 7
Cheshire -8 10 £450 -5.26%
Merseyside -12 2 - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title.

1 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 29 (32.22%) Project Management
3 27 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (28.89%) PRINCE2
5 22 (24.44%) Programme Management
6 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 15 (16.67%) MS Project
7 15 (16.67%) Banking
8 13 (14.44%) Retail
8 13 (14.44%) ITIL
8 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
8 13 (14.44%) Migration
9 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (10.00%) Retail Banking
11 8 (8.89%) PMI Certification
12 7 (7.78%) Change Management
12 7 (7.78%) QA
13 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.56%) Advertising
13 5 (5.56%) PMP
13 5 (5.56%) CRM
13 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (5.56%) Supplier Management
14 4 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (4.44%) SAP
14 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (3.33%) Information Security
15 3 (3.33%) Scrum
15 3 (3.33%) PMI

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 15 (16.67%) MS Project
2 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 37 (41.11%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Banking
3 13 (14.44%) Retail
4 9 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Advertising
6 2 (2.22%) Local Government
6 2 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) PMI
2 2 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) GIS
3 1 (1.11%) IVR
3 1 (1.11%) Informatics
3 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Project Management
2 27 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (28.89%) PRINCE2
4 22 (24.44%) Programme Management
5 13 (14.44%) ITIL
5 13 (14.44%) Migration
6 7 (7.78%) Change Management
7 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
7 5 (5.56%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.44%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (3.33%) Information Security
9 3 (3.33%) Scrum
9 3 (3.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.33%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.22%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.22%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.22%) Change Control
10 2 (2.22%) PRINCE
10 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) C
1 2 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (8.89%) PMI Certification
3 5 (5.56%) PMP
4 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.33%) ISEB
6 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) APMP
7 1 (1.11%) CISA
7 1 (1.11%) GIAC
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.11%) CISSP
7 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.11%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) Avaya
4 1 (1.11%) Capita
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