The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Programme Manager
Rank 596 581 553
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 29 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.063% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.068% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 22
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£680 £675 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £420 £477
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £730 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £630 £688 £570
% change year-on-year
-8.36% +20.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 16 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 28 August 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
England -22 24 £670 -0.74% 11
London +22 18 £695 +2.96% 5
City of London +3 4 £775 +14.81% 1
Scotland - 3 £485 -
Yorkshire -29 2 £400 -20.00% 2
North West -30 2 £680 +81.33%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
York - 2 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Cheshire -8 1 £660 +76.00%
South West -11 1 £600 +9.09% 1
South East -27 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £600 - 1
Manchester - 1 £700 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

IT Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (35.29%) Programme Management
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (17.65%) Banking
7 7 (13.73%) Retail
7 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 6 (11.76%) QA
9 5 (9.80%) Coaching
9 5 (9.80%) Law
9 5 (9.80%) SAP
10 4 (7.84%) Oracle
10 4 (7.84%) WAN
10 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
10 4 (7.84%) Change Management
10 4 (7.84%) Migration
10 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
11 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.88%) Derivative
11 3 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (5.88%) Degree
11 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
11 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
11 3 (5.88%) Change Control
11 3 (5.88%) Sophis
11 3 (5.88%) ITIL

IT Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (3.92%) Lync
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Project
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) Extranet
3 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.96%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Retail
4 5 (9.80%) Law
5 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (1.96%) Local Government
7 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.96%) Advertising
7 1 (1.96%) Publishing
7 1 (1.96%) Billing
7 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Derivative
1 3 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.92%) Social Media
2 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.92%) Market Risk
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Equities
3 1 (1.96%) PMI
3 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Programme Management
2 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 6 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.80%) Coaching
8 4 (7.84%) Change Management
8 4 (7.84%) Migration
9 3 (5.88%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) Investment Management
9 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.88%) Change Control
10 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.92%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (3.92%) Procure-to-pay
10 2 (3.92%) SDLC
10 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) C
2 1 (1.96%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) SAP
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Sophis
4 2 (3.92%) Reuters
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint