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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 84 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 55 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 1.98% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.16% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 24
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£500 £550 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £625 £646
UK excluding London average daily rate £530 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £92.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £77.50 £92.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.21%
Programme Manager
England

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
2958 2589 2690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.12% 91.42% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1723 1312 1381
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 191 201
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.57 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +1 25 £550 +10.00% 5
Cheshire -10 13 £503 -8.63% 3
Merseyside 0 7 £500 +29.03%
Lancashire -20 4 £378 -27.05%
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (32.69%) Finance
1 34 (32.69%) Programme Management
2 24 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (22.12%) Project Management
4 17 (16.35%) Banking
4 17 (16.35%) Retail
5 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.62%) Supplier Management
6 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.65%) Migration
8 8 (7.69%) Retail Banking
8 8 (7.69%) Matrix Management
9 7 (6.73%) Oracle
9 7 (6.73%) Internet
10 6 (5.77%) QA
10 6 (5.77%) SAP
10 6 (5.77%) ITIL
10 6 (5.77%) Change Management
10 6 (5.77%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (4.81%) Service Management
11 5 (4.81%) Windows
12 4 (3.85%) MS Office
12 4 (3.85%) ERP
12 4 (3.85%) Risk Management
13 3 (2.88%) Functional Testing
13 3 (2.88%) Data Management
13 3 (2.88%) Resource Management
13 3 (2.88%) Business Analysis
13 3 (2.88%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Agresso
1 1 (0.96%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) 4G
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Banking
2 17 (16.35%) Retail
3 8 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) .NET
1 1 (0.96%) Mason
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.88%) NHS
3 2 (1.92%) New Media
3 2 (1.92%) AS400
4 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.81%) Windows
2 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) Programme Management
2 24 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (22.12%) Project Management
4 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 10 (9.62%) Supplier Management
6 9 (8.65%) Migration
7 8 (7.69%) Matrix Management
8 6 (5.77%) ITIL
8 6 (5.77%) Change Management
8 6 (5.77%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (4.81%) Service Management
10 4 (3.85%) ERP
10 4 (3.85%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.88%) Scrum
11 3 (2.88%) PRINCE
11 3 (2.88%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.88%) Resource Management
11 3 (2.88%) Data Management
11 3 (2.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.88%) C
2 1 (0.96%) Java
2 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) ISEB
2 2 (1.92%) PMP
2 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.92%) APMP
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) GxP
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (6.73%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) SAP
3 2 (1.92%) Citrix
3 2 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (0.96%) BMC
4 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.96%) Remedy
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
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