The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Director role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Director in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Director
Rank 528 515 509
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 55 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.079% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.085% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 23
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£838 £800 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £925 £945 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £850 £700 £688
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.81%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Programme Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Programme Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Programme Director
Daily Rate Trend

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

Programme Director Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Director
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Director within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Programme Director Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Director
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Programme Director Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Director
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 Programme Director within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 +1 54 £838 +4.68% 9
London +10 39 £750 -6.25% 5
City of London +14 9 £615 -25.45% 3
South East -7 3 £900 -5.26% 1
North West - 2 £875 - 1
Berkshire +2 1 £1,100 +22.22%
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Egham - - - -
East of England - - - -

Programme Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme Director 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 Programme Director in their job title.

1 40 (43.48%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Retail
3 17 (18.48%) Oracle
4 16 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (14.13%) Banking
7 10 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (10.87%) Change Control
8 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
8 9 (9.78%) Project Management
8 9 (9.78%) Hyperion
8 9 (9.78%) ERP
8 9 (9.78%) ITIL
9 8 (8.70%) Retail Banking
10 7 (7.61%) Migration
10 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
11 5 (5.43%) Business Development
11 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (5.43%) Cash Management
11 5 (5.43%) Line Management
11 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
11 5 (5.43%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.35%) Smartphone
12 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
13 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
13 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (3.26%) Resource Management
13 3 (3.26%) Portfolio Management
13 3 (3.26%) WebSphere

Programme Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme Director 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 Programme Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.09%) MS Project
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.09%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.09%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.09%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) NAS
1 1 (1.09%) SAN
1 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (43.48%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Retail
3 13 (14.13%) Banking
4 8 (8.70%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.26%) Billing
7 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (2.17%) Advertising
7 2 (2.17%) Legal
7 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.09%) Electronics
8 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.09%) Games
8 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.09%) FMCG
3 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.09%) CESG
3 1 (1.09%) DTV
3 1 (1.09%) PMI
3 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (10.87%) Change Control
4 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
4 9 (9.78%) Project Management
4 9 (9.78%) ERP
4 9 (9.78%) ITIL
5 7 (7.61%) Migration
6 5 (5.43%) Business Development
6 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (5.43%) Cash Management
6 5 (5.43%) Line Management
6 5 (5.43%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.26%) Resource Management
7 3 (3.26%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.26%) CRM
7 3 (3.26%) Service Management
8 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) C
2 1 (1.09%) Java
2 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) APMP
4 1 (1.09%) PMP
4 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.09%) Basel II
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.26%) SAP
3 3 (3.26%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) hybris
4 1 (1.09%) BT
4 1 (1.09%) HP
4 1 (1.09%) EMC
4 1 (1.09%) NetApp
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco
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