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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 73 96 89
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 50 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.81% 0.95% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 13
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £700 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £539 £555
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £45.75 -
% change year-on-year
+21.31% -
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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
2608 2253 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1106 1005
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 59 47
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 February 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 +9 31 £500 -4.76% 2
Glasgow +14 12 £500 - 2
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Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (33.00%) Finance
2 28 (28.00%) Programme Management
3 25 (25.00%) Project Management
4 24 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (18.00%) Banking
5 18 (18.00%) PRINCE2
6 13 (13.00%) Change Management
7 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (8.00%) SAP
10 7 (7.00%) Retail
10 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
10 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (6.00%) Performance Management
11 6 (6.00%) SAP EHS
11 6 (6.00%) Wealth Management
11 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
12 5 (5.00%) Change Control
12 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (5.00%) Retail Banking
13 4 (4.00%) Earned Value Management
13 4 (4.00%) Coaching
13 4 (4.00%) Asset Management
13 4 (4.00%) Electronics
13 4 (4.00%) Law
13 4 (4.00%) PRINCE
13 4 (4.00%) Oracle

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) SAP EHS
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 33 (33.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Retail
3 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Law
5 4 (4.00%) Electronics
6 3 (3.00%) Military
6 3 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.00%) Marketing
7 2 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) FMCG
2 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.00%) NHS
3 1 (1.00%) DTV
3 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Android
1 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) Programme Management
2 25 (25.00%) Project Management
3 24 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (18.00%) PRINCE2
5 13 (13.00%) Change Management
6 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (6.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (6.00%) Wealth Management
8 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (5.00%) Change Control
10 4 (4.00%) Earned Value Management
10 4 (4.00%) Coaching
10 4 (4.00%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.00%) Product Management
11 3 (3.00%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.00%) CISA
4 2 (2.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) SAP
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix
5 1 (1.00%) Avaya
5 1 (1.00%) Informatica
5 1 (1.00%) BT
5 1 (1.00%) Capita
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