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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 106 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 50 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.58% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.72% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 15
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£550 £485 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £650 £641
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
- +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
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
3590 2847 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.45% 91.60% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 1520 1068
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 183 183
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -10 24 £475 +5.55% 2
Cheshire -11 7 £550 +2.32%
Merseyside -8 4 - -
Lancashire 0 3 £700 +33.33% 2
Cumbria - 2 - -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 49 (46.67%) Finance
2 46 (43.81%) Programme Management
3 28 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (20.95%) Project Management
5 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 13 (12.38%) Banking
7 12 (11.43%) Matrix Management
7 12 (11.43%) Migration
7 12 (11.43%) VMware
8 11 (10.48%) Citrix
9 10 (9.52%) SAN
9 10 (9.52%) Oracle
9 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (8.57%) Retail
11 8 (7.62%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.62%) ERP
11 8 (7.62%) NHS
12 7 (6.67%) SAP
12 7 (6.67%) ITIL
13 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
14 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
14 5 (4.76%) PRINCE
14 5 (4.76%) Agresso
14 5 (4.76%) PMP
14 5 (4.76%) PMI Certification
14 5 (4.76%) Risk Management
15 4 (3.81%) Service Management
15 4 (3.81%) Windows
15 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (0.95%) Lync
1 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Agresso
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.95%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.95%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (1.90%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) 4G
3 1 (0.95%) NAS
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) DB2
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) JIRA
General
1 49 (46.67%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Local Government
4 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) NHS
2 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.90%) AS400
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.95%) Life Science
4 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.95%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Windows
2 3 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.81%) Programme Management
2 28 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (20.95%) Project Management
4 21 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 12 (11.43%) Matrix Management
5 12 (11.43%) Migration
6 8 (7.62%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.62%) ERP
7 7 (6.67%) ITIL
8 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.76%) PRINCE
9 5 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.81%) Service Management
10 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.81%) Coaching
11 3 (2.86%) People Management
11 3 (2.86%) Supplier Management
11 3 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) COBOL
1 2 (1.90%) Java
2 1 (0.95%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) PMP
1 5 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) APMG
4 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) VMware
2 11 (10.48%) Citrix
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle
4 7 (6.67%) SAP
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.95%) Actimize
6 1 (0.95%) Syclo
6 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco
6 1 (0.95%) HP
6 1 (0.95%) EMC
6 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £750.00 - £850.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago