The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Programme Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 104 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 47 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 1.40% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.47% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 23
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £410 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £733 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -
Programme Manager
UK

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
2689 2858 2442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.72% 95.55% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1493 1367
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 96 80
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 31 £600 +14.28% 3
Glasgow -3 8 £423 -9.72% 2
Renfrewshire -37 3 £380 -
Highlands - 3 - -
Programme Manager
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Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 55 (53.40%) Banking
2 50 (48.54%) Finance
3 28 (27.18%) Retail
4 27 (26.21%) Retail Banking
5 22 (21.36%) Migration
6 20 (19.42%) Programme Management
7 19 (18.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (14.56%) Test Strategy
10 12 (11.65%) Project Management
11 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
12 9 (8.74%) ITIL
13 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2
14 7 (6.80%) EDRMS
14 7 (6.80%) Asset Management
14 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
14 7 (6.80%) Network Management
15 5 (4.85%) Skype
15 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
15 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (4.85%) Service Management
16 4 (3.88%) Change Management
16 4 (3.88%) Charles River
16 4 (3.88%) PMI Certification
16 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
16 4 (3.88%) Investment Management
16 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
16 4 (3.88%) Credit Risk
17 3 (2.91%) Matrix Management
17 3 (2.91%) Test Management

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) CICS
3 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.97%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
General
1 55 (53.40%) Banking
2 50 (48.54%) Finance
3 28 (27.18%) Retail
4 27 (26.21%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Front Office
6 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.97%) PMI
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) Migration
2 20 (19.42%) Programme Management
3 19 (18.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.56%) Test Strategy
6 12 (11.65%) Project Management
7 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.74%) ITIL
9 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2
10 7 (6.80%) Asset Management
10 7 (6.80%) Network Management
11 5 (4.85%) Service Management
12 4 (3.88%) Change Management
12 4 (3.88%) Investment Management
13 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (2.91%) Business Transformation
13 3 (2.91%) Matrix Management
13 3 (2.91%) Test Management
14 2 (1.94%) Application Virtualisation
14 2 (1.94%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) PMP
4 1 (0.97%) APMP
4 1 (0.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (3.88%) Charles River
2 1 (0.97%) Dell
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle
2 1 (0.97%) VMware
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