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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 102 118 98
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 36 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.02% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.11% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 10
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£548 £503 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +22.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £430 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £703 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 £518
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 - £47.50
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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
2893 2803 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.62% 92.66% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1831 1835 1164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
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 181 185 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £42.50 £40.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 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 28 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 12 £550 +9.45% 2
Wiltshire -1 6 £528 -4.09% 1
Gloucestershire -2 5 £575 -
Dorset +2 4 £600 +20.60% 1
Somerset +13 3 £525 +5.00%
Devon -7 3 £365 -27.00%
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 24 (36.92%) Programme Management
3 22 (33.85%) PRINCE2
4 19 (29.23%) Project Management
5 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
6 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
8 6 (9.23%) Banking
8 6 (9.23%) APMP
8 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 5 (7.69%) Degree
9 5 (7.69%) Retail
9 5 (7.69%) Change Management
10 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.15%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.15%) Change Control
10 4 (6.15%) Dependency Management
11 3 (4.62%) SDLC
11 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.62%) Product Management
11 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
11 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (4.62%) PMP
11 3 (4.62%) PMI Certification
11 3 (4.62%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.54%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) SMS
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) DTS
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) HTML
1 2 (3.08%) Swing
1 2 (3.08%) HTML5
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Programme Management
2 22 (33.85%) PRINCE2
3 19 (29.23%) Project Management
4 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.15%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.15%) Change Control
7 4 (6.15%) Dependency Management
8 3 (4.62%) SDLC
8 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.62%) Product Management
8 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.62%) ERP
9 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.08%) Validation
9 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.08%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) APMP
4 5 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.62%) PMP
5 3 (4.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.54%) ISEB
6 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Splunk
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) HP
3 1 (1.54%) EMC
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