The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Programme Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Director
Rank 558 595 546
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 86 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.091% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 39 47
Median daily rate £750 £740 £775
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £463 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £940 £1,250 £1,000
UK excluding London median daily rate £775 £707 £720
% change year-on-year
+9.69% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £8.00

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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Programme Director
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 23 July 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Director within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 84 £750 +1.35% 1
London +10 49 £713 -5.00% 1
South East +6 15 £800 +10.34%
North East - 7 £600 -
Durham - 6 £588 -
City of London +35 5 £735 +5.00% 1
Hampshire +8 4 £700 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £875 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £875 -
South West +8 2 £470 -
West Midlands - 2 £1,250 -
East Midlands - 2 £755 -
North West - 2 £700 -
Havant - 2 - -
East of England +20 1 £900 -
Berkshire -2 1 - -
Wiltshire -7 1 £470 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £775 -
Suffolk - 1 £900 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £470 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £775 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Wimborne - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Programme Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Programme Director 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 Programme Director in the job title.

1 41 (28.67%) Finance
2 38 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (25.17%) Programme Management
4 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.69%) Project Management
5 21 (14.69%) PRINCE2
6 20 (13.99%) Telecoms
7 16 (11.19%) Change Management
8 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.49%) Banking
9 14 (9.79%) Coaching
10 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 12 (8.39%) Migration
11 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.39%) SAP
11 12 (8.39%) Data Centre
11 12 (8.39%) Business Transformation
12 11 (7.69%) Marketing
13 10 (6.99%) CRM
14 9 (6.29%) Scrum
14 9 (6.29%) Office 365
15 8 (5.59%) Programme Governance
15 8 (5.59%) Publishing
15 8 (5.59%) Manufacturing
16 7 (4.90%) Service Management
16 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (4.90%) ERP
16 7 (4.90%) Supplier Management
16 7 (4.90%) Resource Management
16 7 (4.90%) Data Migration

Programme Director 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 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) eZ Publish
3 1 (0.70%) CMS
3 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Project
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.40%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Office 365
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) Skype
2 3 (2.10%) LAN
2 3 (2.10%) WAN
3 2 (1.40%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.70%) Broadband
4 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.80%) Big Data
3 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Ant
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
1 1 (0.70%) MSI
1 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (28.67%) Finance
2 20 (13.99%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.49%) Banking
4 11 (7.69%) Marketing
5 8 (5.59%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.59%) Publishing
6 5 (3.50%) Legal
7 3 (2.10%) Electronics
7 3 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.10%) Retail
8 2 (1.40%) Back Office
8 2 (1.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.70%) Law
9 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.20%) NHS
3 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.40%) Derivative
4 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.40%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.40%) PMI
4 2 (1.40%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.40%) Wiki
5 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (25.17%) Programme Management
3 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.69%) PRINCE2
4 21 (14.69%) Project Management
5 16 (11.19%) Change Management
6 15 (10.49%) E-Commerce
7 14 (9.79%) Coaching
8 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.39%) Business Transformation
8 12 (8.39%) Migration
9 10 (6.99%) CRM
10 9 (6.29%) Scrum
11 8 (5.59%) Programme Governance
12 7 (4.90%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.90%) ERP
12 7 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.90%) Resource Management
12 7 (4.90%) Supplier Management
12 7 (4.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.40%) C
1 2 (1.40%) Java
2 1 (0.70%) C++
2 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.20%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.50%) PMP
5 3 (2.10%) Degree
5 3 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.70%) QA
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (8.39%) SAP
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle
2 5 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.10%) Zuora
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco
4 2 (1.40%) Kronos
4 2 (1.40%) Teradata
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe
5 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.70%) Charles River
5 1 (0.70%) Citrix
5 1 (0.70%) Maconomy
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.70%) Murex
5 1 (0.70%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.70%) Siebel
5 1 (0.70%) Tableau
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