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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Director
Rank 550 541 565
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 56 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.097% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 23
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£750 £775 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £945 £1,008 £1,140
UK excluding London average daily rate £810 £750 £775
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Director within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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 +5 53 £738 -4.83% 7
London +26 32 £725 -12.12% 4
South East -8 11 £750 +11.11% 3
City of London +23 4 £775 -3.12% 1
North West -1 4 £1,000 +8.10%
Yorkshire 0 3 £768 +15.84%
Hampshire -6 3 £825 +50.00% 2
Scotland -12 3 £900 +53.19% 2
Havant -1 2 £825 +22.22% 1
Edinburgh -6 2 £900 - 2
Surrey +2 1 £750 -3.22% 1
Manchester -9 1 £1,000 -23.07%
Bristol - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Derby - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Reading - - - -
Romford - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Programme Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 23 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (17.89%) Programme Management
4 18 (14.63%) Project Management
4 18 (14.63%) Banking
5 16 (13.01%) Retail
6 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
7 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.38%) NHS
8 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
8 12 (9.76%) Change Management
8 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
9 11 (8.94%) Retail Banking
9 11 (8.94%) Legal
10 10 (8.13%) SAP
11 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.69%) Business Transformation
12 6 (4.88%) CRM
12 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
13 5 (4.07%) Migration
13 5 (4.07%) SAP FI/CO
13 5 (4.07%) SAP CO
13 5 (4.07%) Content Management
13 5 (4.07%) SAP FI
13 5 (4.07%) Degree
14 4 (3.25%) Risk Management
15 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
15 3 (2.44%) Service Management
15 3 (2.44%) ITIL
15 3 (2.44%) SAP MM

Programme Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.07%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.07%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.44%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.44%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.44%) SAP WM
2 3 (2.44%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.63%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (1.63%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) PPP
2 1 (0.81%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
General
1 42 (34.15%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Banking
3 16 (13.01%) Retail
4 11 (8.94%) Legal
4 11 (8.94%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.63%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) NHS
2 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (0.81%) SystemC
3 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (0.81%) User Experience
3 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.81%) Spread Betting
3 1 (0.81%) FMCG
3 1 (0.81%) GIS
3 1 (0.81%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (17.89%) Programme Management
3 18 (14.63%) Project Management
4 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.76%) Change Management
5 12 (9.76%) PRINCE2
6 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (5.69%) Business Transformation
7 6 (4.88%) CRM
8 5 (4.07%) Content Management
8 5 (4.07%) Migration
9 4 (3.25%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.44%) ITIL
10 3 (2.44%) Service Management
10 3 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (2.44%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.63%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (1.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.63%) Resource Management
11 2 (1.63%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.63%) C
2 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) Degree
4 2 (1.63%) MBA
4 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PMP
5 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) SAP
2 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.81%) BT
3 1 (0.81%) Huawei
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) McKesson
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £800 per annum +
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £800 per annum +
Posted: 10 hours ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £5000 - £6500 per month
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant
Church International
Rate: £800 - £1,000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago