The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 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 173 145 145
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 96 109 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 1.18% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.28% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 71 66
Average daily rate
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£515 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £378 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Programme Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9002 8545 8264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.66% 92.12% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5419 4750 4367
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 412 510
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £17.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
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 the South East

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Programme Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Programme Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the South East 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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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
Berkshire +2 27 £513 +2.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 25 £500 -4.76% 4
Hampshire -8 15 £495 -1.00% 1
Surrey -4 13 £695 +18.29% 7
West Sussex -19 3 £600 +21.51%
Middlesex - 3 £550 -
Sussex +3 2 - -
Oxfordshire -20 2 £535 -0.46%
East Sussex -3 1 £500 +42.85%
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 68 (35.79%) Programme Management
2 50 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 49 (25.79%) Project Management
4 43 (22.63%) Finance
5 35 (18.42%) Security Cleared
6 32 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (13.68%) Telecoms
8 22 (11.58%) Change Management
9 21 (11.05%) SC Cleared
10 19 (10.00%) ITIL
11 18 (9.47%) SAP
11 18 (9.47%) Degree
12 17 (8.95%) Change Control
13 15 (7.89%) PMI Certification
14 14 (7.37%) Migration
15 13 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (6.84%) MS Excel
15 13 (6.84%) QA
16 12 (6.32%) Risk Management
17 11 (5.79%) MS Office
18 10 (5.26%) PMP
18 10 (5.26%) Retail
19 9 (4.74%) Banking
19 9 (4.74%) Microsoft
19 9 (4.74%) DV Cleared
19 9 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
19 9 (4.74%) Business Transformation
19 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (4.74%) Critical Success Factor
20 8 (4.21%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.58%) CMS
3 2 (1.05%) Drupal
3 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.79%) MS Office
3 9 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.16%) MS Project
5 3 (1.58%) Maya
6 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.11%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.58%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.53%) HFM
4 1 (0.53%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) WAN
2 4 (2.11%) LAN
2 4 (2.11%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.05%) Internet
4 2 (1.05%) 4G
4 2 (1.05%) WebEx
5 1 (0.53%) MVNO
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.53%) ATM
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.63%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.05%) MS Access
3 1 (0.53%) EDMS
General
1 43 (22.63%) Finance
2 26 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.26%) Retail
4 9 (4.74%) Banking
5 8 (4.21%) Marketing
6 7 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.63%) Billing
7 5 (2.63%) Military
8 4 (2.11%) Local Government
9 2 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (1.05%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) J2EE
1 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.21%) PMI
3 6 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.16%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.63%) NHS
5 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.58%) Economics
6 1 (0.53%) Derivative
6 1 (0.53%) Statistics
6 1 (0.53%) FMCG
6 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.53%) LIMS
6 1 (0.53%) IVR
6 1 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.53%) UNIX
1 1 (0.53%) Windows
1 1 (0.53%) Solaris
1 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
1 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.79%) Programme Management
2 50 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 49 (25.79%) Project Management
4 32 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.58%) Change Management
6 19 (10.00%) ITIL
7 17 (8.95%) Change Control
8 14 (7.37%) Migration
9 13 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (6.32%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.74%) Business Transformation
11 9 (4.74%) Critical Success Factor
12 8 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (4.21%) Test Strategy
12 8 (4.21%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (4.21%) CRM
13 7 (3.68%) Service Management
13 7 (3.68%) ERP
13 7 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.68%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.21%) C
2 1 (0.53%) Java
2 1 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.47%) Degree
4 15 (7.89%) PMI Certification
5 10 (5.26%) PMP
6 9 (4.74%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (3.68%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (3.16%) ISEB
10 4 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.58%) APMP
12 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.84%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) GxP
3 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (9.47%) SAP
2 9 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.63%) HP
3 5 (2.63%) Remedy
4 4 (2.11%) Oracle
5 3 (1.58%) Huawei
5 3 (1.58%) Amdocs
5 3 (1.58%) Nokia
5 3 (1.58%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.58%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.05%) Reuters
7 1 (0.53%) Sage
7 1 (0.53%) Mitel
7 1 (0.53%) Kronos
7 1 (0.53%) VMware
7 1 (0.53%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.53%) BMC
7 1 (0.53%) Cerner
7 1 (0.53%) Wall Street Systems
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