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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management (Program Management)
Rank 121 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 171 171 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.77% 1.69% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.18% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 105 93
Average daily rate £440 £384 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.65% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £48.14 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.88% -36.36%
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
7658 7859 6980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.47% 77.84% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4727 4423 3895
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 285 278
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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
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 1 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 50 £425 - 13
Berkshire 0 45 £408 +8.66% 13
Surrey +4 23 £450 -6.73% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 18 £393 +25.60% 12
Oxfordshire +6 12 £501 +37.12% 7
West Sussex -17 10 £478 +22.43% 8
Kent -23 5 £440 -35.29%
East Sussex - 3 £525 -
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £475 -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 156 (48.30%) Finance
2 122 (37.77%) Telecoms
3 105 (32.51%) Project Management
4 104 (32.20%) SAP
5 102 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 98 (30.34%) Marketing
7 97 (30.03%) Manufacturing
8 96 (29.72%) PRINCE2
9 93 (28.79%) Electronics
10 92 (28.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 92 (28.48%) Digital Marketing
11 69 (21.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (17.96%) Security Cleared
13 57 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (16.72%) MS Excel
15 44 (13.62%) SC Cleared
16 40 (12.38%) MS Project
17 34 (10.53%) Microsoft
17 34 (10.53%) Waterfall
18 32 (9.91%) Change Management
19 31 (9.60%) Oracle
20 28 (8.67%) ITIL
21 27 (8.36%) Migration
22 26 (8.05%) QA
23 25 (7.74%) SharePoint
24 22 (6.81%) MS Office
24 22 (6.81%) Degree
25 21 (6.50%) Project Planning
25 21 (6.50%) Java
26 20 (6.19%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.79%) Confluence
3 5 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.24%) MS Project Server
4 4 (1.24%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.31%) Moodle
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (16.72%) MS Excel
2 40 (12.38%) MS Project
3 22 (6.81%) MS Office
4 19 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 92 (28.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.55%) Maximo
3 4 (1.24%) Primavera
4 2 (0.62%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.93%) Office 365
1 3 (0.93%) SaaS
2 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.10%) DNS
2 8 (2.48%) DHCP
2 8 (2.48%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (2.17%) SAN
3 7 (2.17%) VoIP
4 5 (1.55%) Unified Communications
4 5 (1.55%) WAN
5 4 (1.24%) Firewall
5 4 (1.24%) HTTP
5 4 (1.24%) LAN
6 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.93%) VPN
6 3 (0.93%) Wireless
7 2 (0.62%) Extranet
7 2 (0.62%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.62%) MPLS
7 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.31%) 3G
8 1 (0.31%) BGP
8 1 (0.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.79%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.86%) Big Data
4 6 (1.86%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.86%) SAP BI
5 5 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.93%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.62%) QlikView
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.31%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.79%) JIRA
2 3 (0.93%) Ant
2 3 (0.93%) Maven
2 3 (0.93%) Toad
3 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.62%) Selenium
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 156 (48.30%) Finance
2 122 (37.77%) Telecoms
3 98 (30.34%) Marketing
4 97 (30.03%) Manufacturing
5 93 (28.79%) Electronics
6 8 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.48%) Retail
7 7 (2.17%) Banking
7 7 (2.17%) Publishing
8 4 (1.24%) Automotive
8 4 (1.24%) Legal
9 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.93%) Billing
9 3 (0.93%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Military
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 92 (28.48%) Project Manager
2 50 (15.48%) Programme Manager
3 45 (13.93%) Analyst
4 27 (8.36%) IT Manager
5 19 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 17 (5.26%) Architect
6 17 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 16 (4.95%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (4.02%) PMO Analyst
8 13 (4.02%) Security Manager
9 11 (3.41%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.41%) Consultant
9 11 (3.41%) Financial Analyst
9 11 (3.41%) Security Project Manager
10 10 (3.10%) Applications Manager
10 10 (3.10%) Business Manager
10 10 (3.10%) Coordinator
10 10 (3.10%) Project Analyst
10 10 (3.10%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.17%) Web Services
2 6 (1.86%) .NET
2 6 (1.86%) CSS
2 6 (1.86%) HTML
3 5 (1.55%) Middleware
4 4 (1.24%) XML
5 3 (0.93%) EJB
5 3 (0.93%) JRules
5 3 (0.93%) JSF
6 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.62%) JMS
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.62%) SAP XI
6 2 (0.62%) SOAP
6 2 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.62%) WSDL
6 2 (0.62%) XSD
6 2 (0.62%) XSL
7 1 (0.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.95%) Cryptography
3 16 (4.95%) PKI
4 15 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.72%) Smart Meter
6 9 (2.79%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.55%) PMI
8 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.24%) Economics
8 4 (1.24%) FMCG
9 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.62%) User Experience
11 1 (0.31%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.31%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.31%) Life Science
11 1 (0.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.19%) Windows
2 17 (5.26%) Unix
3 9 (2.79%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.17%) Linux
5 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) NetWare
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.51%) Project Management
2 102 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 96 (29.72%) PRINCE2
4 92 (28.48%) Digital Marketing
5 69 (21.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 57 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 32 (9.91%) Change Management
9 28 (8.67%) ITIL
10 27 (8.36%) Migration
11 21 (6.50%) Project Planning
12 20 (6.19%) SDLC
13 19 (5.88%) Change Control
14 16 (4.95%) Business Analysis
15 15 (4.64%) Service Management
15 15 (4.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 14 (4.33%) Coaching
16 14 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (4.33%) PRINCE
17 13 (4.02%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.50%) Java
2 13 (4.02%) SQL
3 8 (2.48%) PL/SQL
4 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.55%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.55%) VBScript
6 4 (1.24%) C
6 4 (1.24%) C++
7 3 (0.93%) C#
8 2 (0.62%) ABAP
8 2 (0.62%) VB
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) Python
9 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
9 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 58 (17.96%) Security Cleared
2 44 (13.62%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.81%) Degree
4 18 (5.57%) PMI Certification
5 16 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (3.72%) PMP
7 9 (2.79%) APMP
7 9 (2.79%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.17%) ISEB
9 4 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.93%) CAPM
11 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.31%) ACCA
12 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.31%) MCITP
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.05%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.24%) GxP
4 3 (0.93%) P3O
4 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.62%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.31%) RMADS
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.86%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (1.55%) SCCM
1 5 (1.55%) SCOM
2 4 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.62%) vRealize
4 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) WSUS
4 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 104 (32.20%) SAP
2 34 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.60%) Oracle
4 14 (4.33%) VMware
5 7 (2.17%) Cisco
6 6 (1.86%) Citrix
6 6 (1.86%) HP
7 5 (1.55%) NetApp
8 4 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.24%) EMC
8 4 (1.24%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.24%) Symantec
9 3 (0.93%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.93%) Ericsson
9 3 (0.93%) Huawei
9 3 (0.93%) Nokia
10 2 (0.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (0.62%) BMC
10 2 (0.62%) CA
10 2 (0.62%) Siemens
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