The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 15 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.35% 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£251 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+118.39% -43.13%
Programme Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 77 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 61.74% 64.71% 68.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 73
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.69 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +58.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Cannock - 1 £213 -
Lichfield - - - -
Programme Management
West Midlands

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management.

1 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) NHS
3 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project Server
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Programme Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) NHS Programme Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Draughtsman
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) SAP