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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Director
Rank 559 540 474
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -66
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 54 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 37
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£780 £735 £825
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,090 £925 £1,104
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £698 £615
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +13.41%
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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
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 27 May 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 25 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 May 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 -9 51 £790 +5.33% 11
London +24 35 £813 +4.83% 6
City of London +3 11 £813 +4.83% 4
South East -16 5 £800 +14.69% 1
Manchester -1 4 £600 -
North West -21 4 £600 -20.00%
East of England +2 3 £750 -
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £750 +7.52%
Hampshire - 2 £800 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £750 -
Leeds - 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £750 -
Luton - 2 £750 -
South West +10 1 £750 -6.25%
Cardiff +9 1 £700 +40.00%
South Wales +1 1 £700 +40.00%
Wales -6 1 £700 +40.00%
West Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £750 -

Programme Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (37.38%) Finance
2 22 (20.56%) PRINCE2
3 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (14.02%) Programme Management
4 15 (14.02%) Retail
5 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (12.15%) Banking
6 12 (11.21%) Project Management
7 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
7 11 (10.28%) Data Centre
8 9 (8.41%) Change Control
8 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
8 9 (8.41%) Change Management
9 8 (7.48%) Cash Management
9 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (6.54%) Business Development
10 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
10 7 (6.54%) C
10 7 (6.54%) Oracle
10 7 (6.54%) ITIL
11 6 (5.61%) IBM
11 6 (5.61%) Migration
11 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (5.61%) Analytics
11 6 (5.61%) Line Management
12 5 (4.67%) Coaching
12 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
12 5 (4.67%) Smartphone
12 5 (4.67%) Retail Banking

Programme Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) NGN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) QualityStage
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 40 (37.38%) Finance
2 15 (14.02%) Retail
3 13 (12.15%) Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Retail Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Marketing
5 4 (3.74%) Billing
5 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.80%) Back Office
6 3 (2.80%) Advertising
7 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.93%) Front Office
8 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.93%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.87%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) CESG
5 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.56%) PRINCE2
2 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (14.02%) Programme Management
4 13 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.21%) Project Management
6 9 (8.41%) Change Management
6 9 (8.41%) Change Control
7 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (7.48%) Cash Management
8 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.54%) Business Development
8 7 (6.54%) ITIL
9 6 (5.61%) Migration
9 6 (5.61%) Analytics
9 6 (5.61%) Line Management
10 5 (4.67%) Coaching
10 5 (4.67%) Business Transformation
10 5 (4.67%) CRM
11 4 (3.74%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.74%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.54%) C
2 2 (1.87%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) APMP
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
1 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) IBM
3 4 (3.74%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.93%) HP
4 1 (0.93%) VMware
4 1 (0.93%) Teradata
4 1 (0.93%) hybris
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