The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Programme Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Programme Manager
Rank 588 587 584
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 59 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.082% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.086% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 39
Median daily rate £556 £588 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £715 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £555 £520
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £57.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

IT Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured IT Programme Manager in the job title.

IT Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Programme Manager within the UK.

IT Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

IT Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Programme Manager within the UK.

IT Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 56 £563 -2.17% 4
London +4 17 £713 +21.27% 3
North West -4 11 £495 -21.58%
South East +11 8 £625 - 1
Manchester +4 8 £570 -8.80%
East of England - 6 £365 -
Yorkshire - 5 £525 -
South West - 5 £500 -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
Berkshire +1 3 £475 -29.62%
West Yorkshire - 3 £556 -
City of London +52 2 £750 - 1
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £700 -
East Midlands +3 2 £625 +30.20%
Cheshire -5 2 £440 -33.33%
Edinburgh -9 2 £638 - 1
Scotland -13 2 £638 - 1
Surrey - 2 £625 -
Bracknell - 2 £475 -
Nottingham -1 1 £800 -
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £800 -
Reading -6 1 - -
West Sussex -19 1 £650 +4.00%
West Midlands -20 1 £465 -2.10%
Wales - 1 £550 -
Cardiff - 1 £550 -
Bristol - 1 £525 -
Dorset - 1 £525 -
Wiltshire - 1 £480 -

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring IT Programme Manager in the job title.

1 47 (41.96%) Finance
2 45 (40.18%) Programme Management
3 40 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (26.79%) PRINCE2
5 25 (22.32%) Banking
6 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (19.64%) Project Management
7 15 (13.39%) Retail
8 12 (10.71%) Change Management
9 11 (9.82%) Migration
10 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 7 (6.25%) PMI Certification
11 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
11 7 (6.25%) SDLC
12 6 (5.36%) Data Centre
12 6 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (5.36%) Programme Governance
12 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
12 6 (5.36%) PMP
12 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (4.46%) Windows
13 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.46%) Front Office
13 5 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (4.46%) Learning Management System
13 5 (4.46%) ServiceNow
13 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (4.46%) People Management
14 4 (3.57%) Line Management

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.89%) Maximo
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) IaaS
2 1 (0.89%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Firewall
1 1 (0.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 47 (41.96%) Finance
2 25 (22.32%) Banking
3 15 (13.39%) Retail
4 5 (4.46%) Front Office
4 5 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.89%) Automotive
8 1 (0.89%) French Language
8 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.89%) Law
8 1 (0.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) Learning Management System
3 3 (2.68%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.68%) NHS
3 3 (2.68%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.89%) Derivative
5 1 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.89%) FMCG
5 1 (0.89%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) iPhone
5 1 (0.89%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.89%) PMI
5 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Android
2 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Programme Management
2 40 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (26.79%) PRINCE2
4 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (19.64%) Project Management
5 12 (10.71%) Change Management
6 11 (9.82%) Migration
7 8 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (6.25%) SDLC
9 6 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (5.36%) Programme Governance
10 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.46%) People Management
11 4 (3.57%) Line Management
11 4 (3.57%) Planning and Forecasting
11 4 (3.57%) Supplier Management
12 3 (2.68%) Business Transformation
12 3 (2.68%) Coaching
12 3 (2.68%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.79%) SQL
2 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) PMP
2 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.79%) APMP
4 2 (1.79%) CISM
4 2 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.89%) CISA
5 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.79%) MiFID
2 2 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.89%) Basel III
3 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.89%) EMIR
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
1 1 (0.89%) SCCM
1 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (4.46%) ServiceNow
2 4 (3.57%) Saba
3 2 (1.79%) Calypso
3 2 (1.79%) Citrix
3 2 (1.79%) DataSynapse
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) SAP
4 1 (0.89%) BT
4 1 (0.89%) Capita
4 1 (0.89%) CODA
4 1 (0.89%) HP
4 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.89%) IBM
4 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.89%) Openreach
4 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.89%) Sophis
4 1 (0.89%) Sun
4 1 (0.89%) VMware
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