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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 113 94 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 30 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 1.27% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.37% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 25
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£545 £549 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £420 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £750 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £539 £555
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -2.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £45.75 -
% change year-on-year
+21.31% -
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 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
2945 2620 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.37% 92.12% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1866 1560 1436
Average daily rate £380 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 147 173
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £37.30 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Wiltshire +7 12 £545 +20.97%
Bristol -25 9 £600 +12.94% 4
Dorset - 3 £490 - 1
Devon - 2 £513 - 2
Gloucestershire -12 1 £550 +17.02% 1
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 21 (27.27%) Project Management
3 20 (25.97%) Programme Management
4 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
5 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
6 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (16.88%) Risk Management
7 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.99%) Change Management
9 8 (10.39%) APMP
10 7 (9.09%) Open Source
10 7 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.09%) ERP
11 6 (7.79%) Banking
11 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
11 6 (7.79%) Change Control
12 5 (6.49%) Dependency Management
12 5 (6.49%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (6.49%) Degree
12 5 (6.49%) Matrix Management
12 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
12 5 (6.49%) MS Office
12 5 (6.49%) ITIL
13 4 (5.19%) ISEB
13 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
13 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (3.90%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.90%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) LAN
1 1 (1.30%) PPP
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Local Government
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Open Source
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) DTV
5 1 (1.30%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) UNIX
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Project Management
2 20 (25.97%) Programme Management
3 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) PRINCE2
4 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.88%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.99%) Change Management
7 7 (9.09%) ERP
7 7 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (7.79%) Change Control
9 5 (6.49%) Dependency Management
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL
9 5 (6.49%) Matrix Management
10 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.90%) Migration
11 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.90%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.90%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.90%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) C
1 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) APMP
4 5 (6.49%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) ISEB
6 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) PMP
8 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
2 2 (2.60%) SAP
3 1 (1.30%) IBM
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.30%) HP
3 1 (1.30%) EMC
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