The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 56 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.52% 0.67% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.70% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate £750 £553 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.74% +7.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £538 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £56.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +300.00%
Programme Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 715 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.07% 96.23% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 449 281
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 58 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (56.25%) Programme Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Local Government
4 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 2 (12.50%) Publishing
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) CODA
5 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Kofax

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) Captiva
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BI
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Programme Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) CODA
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) Kofax
2 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau