The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 45 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.60% 1.41% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.51% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£513 £538 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% -17.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £545 £540 £525
% change year-on-year
+0.92% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Programme Manager
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 199 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.02% 93.43% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 95 121
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Manager across the Oxford region.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Programme Manager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Retail

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree