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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Director
Rank 522 533 499
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 54 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.066% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.071% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 31
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£850 £800 £775
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £600 £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,090 £900 £1,150
UK excluding London average daily rate £850 £600 £725
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -17.24%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 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 27 February 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 +5 52 £850 +1.49% 5
London -2 32 £850 - 2
City of London +22 8 £938 +10.29%
South East -28 5 £1,100 +22.22% 1
North West - 4 - - 1
Berkshire 0 2 £1,100 +22.22%
West Midlands -5 1 £750 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
South West -21 1 £675 +17.39% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £750 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
West Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swansea - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -
Egham - - - -

Programme Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (17.53%) Oracle
4 16 (16.49%) PRINCE2
5 15 (15.46%) Retail
6 12 (12.37%) Banking
7 11 (11.34%) Project Management
7 11 (11.34%) Programme Management
8 10 (10.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (10.31%) Change Control
9 9 (9.28%) Hyperion
9 9 (9.28%) ERP
10 8 (8.25%) Migration
11 7 (7.22%) Asset Management
11 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
11 7 (7.22%) Line Management
11 7 (7.22%) ITIL
12 6 (6.19%) Retail Banking
13 5 (5.15%) Business Development
13 5 (5.15%) Cash Management
13 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
14 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
14 4 (4.12%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (4.12%) Billing
14 4 (4.12%) C
14 4 (4.12%) IBM
14 4 (4.12%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
14 4 (4.12%) Smartphone

Programme Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.03%) MS Project
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.03%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.03%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.03%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.03%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.03%) SAN
1 1 (1.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
General
1 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 15 (15.46%) Retail
3 12 (12.37%) Banking
4 6 (6.19%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.12%) Billing
7 3 (3.09%) Marketing
8 2 (2.06%) Legal
8 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.06%) Advertising
8 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.03%) Games
9 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.03%) Back Office
9 1 (1.03%) Electronics
9 1 (1.03%) Dutch Language
9 1 (1.03%) French Language
9 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
4 1 (1.03%) CESG
4 1 (1.03%) PMI
4 1 (1.03%) NHS
4 1 (1.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Windows
1 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (16.49%) PRINCE2
3 11 (11.34%) Project Management
3 11 (11.34%) Programme Management
4 10 (10.31%) Change Control
5 9 (9.28%) ERP
6 8 (8.25%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) ITIL
7 7 (7.22%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.22%) Line Management
8 5 (5.15%) Business Development
8 5 (5.15%) Cash Management
8 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.12%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.09%) Change Management
10 3 (3.09%) Resource Management
10 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.09%) Analytics
10 3 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) C
2 1 (1.03%) Java
2 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.03%) APMP
4 1 (1.03%) PMP
4 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.03%) Basel II
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Oracle
2 9 (9.28%) Hyperion
3 4 (4.12%) IBM
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) EMC
5 1 (1.03%) NetApp
5 1 (1.03%) hybris
Central London / West End
Network ITR
Rate: 800 to 850 per day GBP
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago