The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 89 76 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 50 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 2.08% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.27% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £430 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £600 £669
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.53%
Programme Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2908 2733 3154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.59% 91.83% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1667 1349 1588
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 200 216
Average hourly rate £16.92 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.31% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +4 25 £475 -5.00% 5
Cheshire -10 7 £375 -16.66% 1
Merseyside -13 3 £625 +4.16% 2
Lancashire -21 2 £425 -13.92% 2
Cumbria - - - -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 30 (31.25%) Project Management
3 27 (28.13%) Programme Management
4 26 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (19.79%) PRINCE2
6 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.54%) Retail
7 11 (11.46%) Banking
7 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
8 10 (10.42%) MS Project
8 10 (10.42%) ITIL
8 10 (10.42%) Migration
8 10 (10.42%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.42%) Coaching
9 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
10 7 (7.29%) Internet
10 7 (7.29%) Change Management
10 7 (7.29%) Retail Banking
10 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (6.25%) QA
11 6 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (5.21%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.21%) PMP
12 5 (5.21%) CRM
13 4 (4.17%) Scrum
13 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
14 3 (3.13%) Local Government

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Project
1 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Retail
3 11 (11.46%) Banking
4 7 (7.29%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Local Government
5 3 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.08%) PMI
1 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (2.08%) New Media
1 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.04%) NHS
2 1 (1.04%) GIS
2 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.04%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
1 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Project Management
2 27 (28.13%) Programme Management
3 26 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (19.79%) PRINCE2
5 13 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.42%) ITIL
6 10 (10.42%) Migration
6 10 (10.42%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.42%) Coaching
7 7 (7.29%) Change Management
8 6 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (5.21%) Supplier Management
9 5 (5.21%) CRM
9 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.17%) Scrum
11 3 (3.13%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.13%) Service Management
11 3 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (2.08%) Change Control
12 2 (2.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) C
2 2 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
1 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (5.21%) PMP
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) ISEB
3 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.08%) APMP
5 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GxP
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.13%) SAP
3 2 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) Avaya
4 1 (1.04%) BMC
4 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.04%) Remedy
4 1 (1.04%) Capita
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