The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 106 113 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 32 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.93% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.00% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 12
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£550 £505 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.91% +12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £430 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £649 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
- +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -
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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 South West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2848 2991 2086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.68% 92.37% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1748 1840 1244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 186 150
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.93 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Bristol +5 11 £550 +11.67%
Devon +6 5 £415 -21.32%
Dorset +6 4 £600 +20.60%
Wiltshire +5 4 £520 -5.45% 1
Gloucestershire -7 3 £600 -
Somerset - 3 £525 -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 24 (35.82%) Programme Management
3 23 (34.33%) PRINCE2
4 20 (29.85%) Project Management
5 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
6 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
8 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.96%) APMP
10 6 (8.96%) Banking
11 5 (7.46%) Retail
11 5 (7.46%) Dependency Management
12 4 (5.97%) Change Control
12 4 (5.97%) Degree
12 4 (5.97%) PMP
12 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
12 4 (5.97%) ERP
13 3 (4.48%) Java
13 3 (4.48%) SAP
13 3 (4.48%) ITIL
13 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
13 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
13 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
13 3 (4.48%) ISEB
13 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (4.48%) Change Management
13 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
13 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
13 3 (4.48%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.49%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
2 1 (1.49%) SMS
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 28 (41.79%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.49%) Local Government
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) HTML
1 2 (2.99%) Swing
1 2 (2.99%) HTML5
2 1 (1.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
4 1 (1.49%) DTV
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Programme Management
2 23 (34.33%) PRINCE2
3 20 (29.85%) Project Management
4 14 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.46%) Dependency Management
7 4 (5.97%) ERP
7 4 (5.97%) Change Control
8 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.48%) Product Management
8 3 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL
8 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.48%) Change Management
9 2 (2.99%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Service Management
9 2 (2.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) APMP
4 4 (5.97%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) PMP
4 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.48%) ISEB
5 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) SAP
1 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Splunk
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco
3 1 (1.49%) IBM
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) HP
3 1 (1.49%) EMC