The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Programme Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Programme Manager
Rank 559 543 557
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 31 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.059% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.063% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 16
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£675 £525 £571
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £750 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £675 £525 £438
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

IT Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Programme Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 August 2014.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
England -3 30 £675 +28.57% 9
London +11 12 £675 +6.71% 1
South East -8 8 £700 -3.44% 3
City of London +32 5 £675 +3.84%
Hampshire -6 5 £700 -4.48% 2
Southampton - 5 £700 - 2
Berkshire -3 2 - - 1
North West -10 1 £375 -21.05%
East of England -17 1 £675 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £520 -
Essex - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
South Coast - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

IT Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Programme Manager in their job title.

1 20 (32.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (31.15%) PRINCE2
3 14 (22.95%) PMI Certification
3 14 (22.95%) Programme Management
4 13 (21.31%) Finance
4 13 (21.31%) Project Management
5 12 (19.67%) PMI
5 12 (19.67%) Banking
6 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
7 6 (9.84%) Advertising
8 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (8.20%) SAP
8 5 (8.20%) Retail
8 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
8 5 (8.20%) Guidewire
9 4 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
9 4 (6.56%) CRM
9 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
9 4 (6.56%) Change Management
9 4 (6.56%) Migration
10 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
10 3 (4.92%) MS Project
10 3 (4.92%) PMP
10 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
10 3 (4.92%) Logistics
10 3 (4.92%) Degree

IT Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.28%) VLAN
1 2 (3.28%) VoIP
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
1 2 (3.28%) KiloStream
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.84%) Advertising
5 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.28%) Billing
7 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.28%) Front Office
7 2 (3.28%) Back Office
8 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) PMI
2 2 (3.28%) FMCG
2 2 (3.28%) NHS
2 2 (3.28%) IVR
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.64%) Economics
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (31.15%) PRINCE2
3 14 (22.95%) Programme Management
4 13 (21.31%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) Scrum
5 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.56%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (6.56%) CRM
6 4 (6.56%) Quality Management
6 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Logistics
7 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.28%) Project Governance
8 2 (3.28%) Change Control
8 2 (3.28%) Dependency Management
8 2 (3.28%) Business Transformation
8 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.92%) PMP
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) GxP
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.20%) SAP
1 5 (8.20%) Guidewire
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco
2 2 (3.28%) IBM
2 2 (3.28%) BT
2 2 (3.28%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) hybris
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago