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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 155 145 152
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 100 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.06% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.16% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 38
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£500 £495 £503
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £327 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £670 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £538 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £77.50 £87.25
% change year-on-year
-27.74% -11.17%
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
8480 7678 7048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.45% 91.42% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4587 4007 3392
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 456 611
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 January 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 January 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
Berkshire +8 29 £575 +34.89% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 17 £475 +18.01% 3
Surrey -2 15 £600 +71.42% 4
Hampshire -14 14 £505 -10.22% 3
East Sussex +1 9 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire -29 5 £488 -15.21% 1
Middlesex -2 3 £419 -23.86% 1
West Sussex -12 2 £544 -9.37% 1
Kent - - - -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 61 (31.12%) Programme Management
2 59 (30.10%) PRINCE2
3 48 (24.49%) Finance
4 41 (20.92%) Project Management
5 40 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (12.76%) Telecoms
7 20 (10.20%) Security Cleared
8 19 (9.69%) Change Management
8 19 (9.69%) Supplier Management
9 17 (8.67%) SC Cleared
10 15 (7.65%) Migration
11 14 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (6.63%) .NET
12 13 (6.63%) ERP
13 12 (6.12%) CRM
13 12 (6.12%) SAP
13 12 (6.12%) Change Control
13 12 (6.12%) Business Transformation
14 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (5.10%) Risk Management
15 10 (5.10%) Legal
15 10 (5.10%) MS Project
15 10 (5.10%) Degree
16 9 (4.59%) Waterfall
16 9 (4.59%) Oracle
16 9 (4.59%) Microsoft
16 9 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (4.08%) Publishing
17 8 (4.08%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (5.10%) MS Project
2 7 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.02%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.02%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.51%) Agresso
4 1 (0.51%) HFM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) LAN
1 4 (2.04%) WAN
2 3 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.53%) MPLS
2 3 (1.53%) BGP
2 3 (1.53%) Firewall
3 2 (1.02%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) 4G
4 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.51%) Broadband
4 1 (0.51%) VoIP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
4 1 (0.51%) 3G
4 1 (0.51%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.02%) Spotfire
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.53%) TestDirector
General
1 48 (24.49%) Finance
2 25 (12.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.10%) Legal
4 8 (4.08%) Publishing
5 7 (3.57%) Retail
5 7 (3.57%) Billing
6 6 (3.06%) Marketing
7 5 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.53%) Local Government
8 3 (1.53%) Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.02%) J2EE
3 1 (0.51%) Velocity
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.08%) NHS
3 5 (2.55%) PMI
4 4 (2.04%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.02%) Economics
6 2 (1.02%) FMCG
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.51%) iPad
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) PDA
7 1 (0.51%) STB
7 1 (0.51%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (1.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.12%) Programme Management
2 59 (30.10%) PRINCE2
3 41 (20.92%) Project Management
4 40 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (9.69%) Change Management
5 19 (9.69%) Supplier Management
6 15 (7.65%) Migration
7 14 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.63%) ERP
9 12 (6.12%) CRM
9 12 (6.12%) Change Control
9 12 (6.12%) Business Transformation
10 11 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.10%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.59%) Waterfall
13 8 (4.08%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.08%) Data Protection
13 8 (4.08%) Test Management
13 8 (4.08%) Test Strategy
13 8 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.57%) C
2 6 (3.06%) SQL
3 3 (1.53%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.10%) Degree
4 9 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.02%) ISEB
7 2 (1.02%) PMP
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) APMP
8 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.51%) UCITS
3 1 (0.51%) P3O
3 1 (0.51%) MiFID
3 1 (0.51%) GxP
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.12%) SAP
2 9 (4.59%) Oracle
2 9 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.55%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.04%) HP
5 3 (1.53%) F5
5 3 (1.53%) Cisco
5 3 (1.53%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.02%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.02%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.51%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.51%) Reuters
7 1 (0.51%) PTC
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