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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Programme Manager
Rank 587 574 573
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 57 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.089% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.094% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 36
Median daily rate £556 £494 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £693 £865
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £480 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.97% -4.00%
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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 May 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 +12 50 £550 +11.39% 6
London +4 21 £700 +21.73% 2
North West -9 10 £675 +6.93% 2
Scotland -14 6 £800 -
Yorkshire +8 5 £525 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh -5 5 £800 -
Manchester -9 5 £725 +16.00% 1
South East -13 5 £475 -24.00% 1
City of London +44 4 £763 +19.60%
South West -4 4 £513 +33.98%
West Yorkshire -1 3 £556 +23.61% 1
Berkshire -9 3 £475 -9.52% 1
Cheshire - 3 £545 -
Bracknell - 2 £475 -
Warrington - 2 £545 -
East of England +9 1 £350 -28.20%
East Midlands +4 1 £450 -6.25%
Hampshire 0 1 £420 -32.80%
Surrey -7 1 £625 -
Reading -10 1 - -
West Midlands -16 1 £465 -2.10%
Midlands - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £550 -
Bristol - 1 £525 -
Dorset - 1 £525 -
South Wales - 1 £550 -
Wales - 1 £550 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £450 -

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 48 (45.71%) Finance
2 40 (38.10%) Programme Management
3 39 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 25 (23.81%) Project Management
6 21 (20.00%) Banking
7 14 (13.33%) Migration
8 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.48%) Change Management
10 10 (9.52%) Retail
11 9 (8.57%) Risk Management
12 7 (6.67%) People Management
12 7 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (6.67%) PMI Certification
13 6 (5.71%) Windows
13 6 (5.71%) PMP
13 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
14 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
15 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
15 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
15 4 (3.81%) Supplier Management
15 4 (3.81%) PRINCE
15 4 (3.81%) Front Office
15 4 (3.81%) MS Project
15 4 (3.81%) NHS
15 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
15 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
15 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (3.81%) SDLC

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 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Project
2 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.95%) Maximo
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) IBM PureFlex
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 48 (45.71%) Finance
2 21 (20.00%) Banking
3 10 (9.52%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Front Office
4 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
6 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.95%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.81%) NHS
3 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Economics
5 1 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.95%) iPad
5 1 (0.95%) iPhone
5 1 (0.95%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
5 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.95%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Programme Management
2 39 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 25 (23.81%) Project Management
5 14 (13.33%) Migration
6 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.48%) Change Management
8 9 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.67%) People Management
10 4 (3.81%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.81%) SDLC
10 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.81%) Supplier Management
11 3 (2.86%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.86%) Data Migration
11 3 (2.86%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (2.86%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.86%) Service Management
11 3 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) SQL
2 1 (0.95%) C
2 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (5.71%) PMP
3 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) APMP
6 2 (1.90%) CISM
6 2 (1.90%) CISSP
7 1 (0.95%) CISA
7 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) Basel III
2 1 (0.95%) MiFID
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
1 1 (0.95%) SCCM
1 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.95%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.90%) Calypso
2 2 (1.90%) Capita
2 2 (1.90%) Citrix
2 2 (1.90%) DataSynapse
2 2 (1.90%) IBM
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle
2 2 (1.90%) SAP
3 1 (0.95%) BT
3 1 (0.95%) Ceridian
3 1 (0.95%) CODA
3 1 (0.95%) HP
3 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
3 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.95%) Openreach
3 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (0.95%) Sophis
3 1 (0.95%) Sun
3 1 (0.95%) VMware
3 1 (0.95%) Xerox