The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 108 90 110
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 179 175 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.88% 1.91% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.55% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 110 83
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£418 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £52.17 £55.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.44 £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +75.92%
Programme Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7343 6851 6117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.28% 74.64% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4443 3749 3299
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 257 264
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Hampshire +14 52 £375 -6.25% 7
Berkshire -19 43 £413 +0.60% 15
Buckinghamshire -3 29 £418 +4.70% 8
Surrey -2 24 £454 +45.20% 4
Oxfordshire -20 14 £450 +9.09% 2
Middlesex 0 4 £550 -2.22%
Kent -1 3 £215 -47.87%
East Sussex -9 2 £338 -3.43%
West Sussex -12 1 £650 +47.72%
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management.

1 138 (40.35%) Finance
2 137 (40.06%) Project Management
3 84 (24.56%) Telecoms
4 81 (23.68%) PRINCE2
5 72 (21.05%) SAP
6 68 (19.88%) Manufacturing
7 65 (19.01%) Marketing
8 61 (17.84%) Digital Marketing
8 61 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 58 (16.96%) Electronics
11 57 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 57 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 57 (16.67%) DTV
12 56 (16.37%) Change Management
13 49 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (12.87%) SC Cleared
15 40 (11.70%) MS Project
16 37 (10.82%) Microsoft
17 35 (10.23%) MS Excel
17 35 (10.23%) MS Office
17 35 (10.23%) ITIL
18 31 (9.06%) QA
19 28 (8.19%) Degree
19 28 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (7.89%) Risk Management
21 26 (7.60%) Service Management
22 25 (7.31%) Resource Management
23 23 (6.73%) Migration
23 23 (6.73%) Windows

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.75%) MS Project Server
3 4 (1.17%) CMS
3 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.58%) Drupal
4 2 (0.58%) TPMS
5 1 (0.29%) Mule
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.29%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (11.70%) MS Project
2 35 (10.23%) MS Office
2 35 (10.23%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (4.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) SPSS
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.29%) Unica
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Cordys
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.29%) Yammer
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.34%) Firewall
2 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.88%) IPv4
3 3 (0.88%) IPv6
3 3 (0.88%) SAN
3 3 (0.88%) LAN
3 3 (0.88%) WAN
3 3 (0.88%) SNMP
3 3 (0.88%) 4G
4 2 (0.58%) ATM
4 2 (0.58%) Wireless
5 1 (0.29%) 2G
5 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.29%) GGSN
5 1 (0.29%) SGSN
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.34%) SQL Server
1 8 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.88%) SAP BI
5 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.58%) MS Access
6 2 (0.58%) MySQL
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.29%) QlikView
7 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.29%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Subversion
1 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.88%) Selenium
2 3 (0.88%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.58%) JMeter
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) Maven
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 138 (40.35%) Finance
2 84 (24.56%) Telecoms
3 68 (19.88%) Manufacturing
4 65 (19.01%) Marketing
5 58 (16.96%) Electronics
6 8 (2.34%) Banking
7 5 (1.46%) Retail
7 5 (1.46%) Automotive
7 5 (1.46%) Legal
8 4 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.17%) Publishing
8 4 (1.17%) Local Government
9 3 (0.88%) Military
10 2 (0.58%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (24.85%) Project Manager
2 63 (18.42%) Programme Manager
3 46 (13.45%) Analyst
4 17 (4.97%) IT Project Manager
4 17 (4.97%) PMO Manager
5 16 (4.68%) Business Analyst
6 15 (4.39%) Coordinator
6 15 (4.39%) Business Manager
7 14 (4.09%) Senior Manager
8 13 (3.80%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (3.22%) Consultant
9 11 (3.22%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (2.92%) Architect
10 10 (2.92%) Developer
11 9 (2.63%) Systems Manager
12 8 (2.34%) Change Manager
13 7 (2.05%) Configuration Manager
13 7 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
14 6 (1.75%) Technical Manager
14 6 (1.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.46%) HTML
1 5 (1.46%) CSS
2 4 (1.17%) JRules
2 4 (1.17%) .NET
3 3 (0.88%) Web Services
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.58%) SOAP
4 2 (0.58%) Velocity
4 2 (0.58%) RESTful
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.58%) HTML5
4 2 (0.58%) CSS3
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.29%) WPF
5 1 (0.29%) jQuery
5 1 (0.29%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.67%) DTV
2 28 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.26%) NHS
4 17 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.51%) Economics
7 6 (1.75%) PMI
8 4 (1.17%) FMCG
8 4 (1.17%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.58%) User Experience
9 2 (0.58%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.58%) RMADS
9 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.29%) CMDB
10 1 (0.29%) Wiki
10 1 (0.29%) Blog
10 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.29%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.73%) Windows
2 10 (2.92%) Linux
3 8 (2.34%) Solaris
4 7 (2.05%) UNIX
5 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.29%) SUSE
8 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.06%) Project Management
2 81 (23.68%) PRINCE2
3 61 (17.84%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (17.84%) Digital Marketing
4 60 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (16.37%) Change Management
6 49 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (10.23%) ITIL
8 27 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 26 (7.60%) Service Management
10 25 (7.31%) Resource Management
11 23 (6.73%) Migration
11 23 (6.73%) Change Control
12 20 (5.85%) Service Delivery
13 17 (4.97%) Coaching
14 16 (4.68%) Time Management
15 15 (4.39%) Waterfall
16 14 (4.09%) Scrum
16 14 (4.09%) Quality Management
17 12 (3.51%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.09%) SQL
2 12 (3.51%) C
3 4 (1.17%) Java
3 4 (1.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.88%) Perl
4 3 (0.88%) C#
5 2 (0.58%) C++
5 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.58%) Python
5 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.29%) Ada
6 1 (0.29%) Jython
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.19%) Degree
4 20 (5.85%) PMI Certification
5 14 (4.09%) PMP
6 13 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (3.51%) ISEB
8 11 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (2.92%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.88%) APMP
12 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.58%) MCP
12 2 (0.58%) MCSE
12 2 (0.58%) ACCA
12 2 (0.58%) CIMA
13 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.29%) IIBA
13 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.06%) QA
2 8 (2.34%) P3O
2 8 (2.34%) SLA
3 5 (1.46%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.29%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.29%) BS7799
5 1 (0.29%) BS15000
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (1.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.46%) vSphere
2 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.58%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.29%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 72 (21.05%) SAP
2 37 (10.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.09%) Oracle
4 13 (3.80%) HP
5 7 (2.05%) VMware
6 5 (1.46%) Cisco
7 3 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.88%) Remedy
7 3 (0.88%) ComArch
7 3 (0.88%) SolarWinds
7 3 (0.88%) 3PAR
7 3 (0.88%) F5
8 2 (0.58%) JDA
8 2 (0.58%) Avaya
8 2 (0.58%) CA
8 2 (0.58%) IBM
9 1 (0.29%) Cognos
9 1 (0.29%) Dell
9 1 (0.29%) EMC
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