The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 93 93 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 36 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 1.30% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.41% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 17
Average daily rate
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£550 £650 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £401 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £775 £770
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3004 2561 2327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.63% 92.42% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1559 1299 1128
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 84
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager across the Scotland region.

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Edinburgh -16 28 £700 +7.69%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £550 -
Glasgow +4 2 £594 -
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Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 31 (39.74%) Finance
2 27 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 23 (29.49%) Banking
5 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
6 12 (15.38%) Change Management
7 11 (14.10%) Project Management
8 9 (11.54%) Retail
9 8 (10.26%) Law
10 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (7.69%) Retail Banking
10 6 (7.69%) Matrix Management
10 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (7.69%) Change Control
10 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
11 5 (6.41%) Capacity Management
11 5 (6.41%) Migration
11 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
12 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (5.13%) Degree
13 3 (3.85%) Resource Management
13 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
13 3 (3.85%) Data Security
13 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
13 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (3.85%) NHS
13 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
13 3 (3.85%) ITIL
13 3 (3.85%) Java

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) SAS
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Project
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP EHS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
1 2 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 31 (39.74%) Finance
2 23 (29.49%) Banking
3 9 (11.54%) Retail
4 8 (10.26%) Law
5 6 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) NHS
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) e-Health
4 2 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.28%) RMADS
5 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (30.77%) Programme Management
3 14 (17.95%) PRINCE2
4 12 (15.38%) Change Management
5 11 (14.10%) Project Management
6 6 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (7.69%) Change Control
7 5 (6.41%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.41%) Migration
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL
8 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.85%) Data Management
8 3 (3.85%) Information Management
8 3 (3.85%) Data Security
8 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.85%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.28%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) Citrix
2 1 (1.28%) VMware
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle
2 1 (1.28%) SAP