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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Director
Rank 535 526 546
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 71 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 26
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£753 £750 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £625
10% offered a daily rate of more than £965 £1,005 £1,125
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £700 £775
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 69 £750 - 11
London +35 43 £775 -3.12% 5
South East -24 9 - - 2
City of London +22 6 £850 +9.67% 1
North West -7 5 £1,000 -23.07%
Yorkshire +4 4 £755 +13.96%
Bristol -16 4 £525 -25.00%
South West -32 4 £525 -25.00%
West Midlands -10 3 £575 -25.80%
Scotland -15 2 £900 -
Edinburgh -11 1 £900 -
Manchester -11 1 £1,000 -23.07%
Hampshire -22 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £650 -
Derby - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
Havant - - - - 1
Hull - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -

Programme Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (32.79%) Finance
2 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (17.21%) Programme Management
4 18 (14.75%) Project Management
5 17 (13.93%) Banking
6 15 (12.30%) Retail
6 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
7 14 (11.48%) NHS
8 12 (9.84%) Change Management
8 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
9 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.02%) Legal
10 10 (8.20%) SAP
10 10 (8.20%) Retail Banking
11 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.74%) Business Transformation
13 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
13 6 (4.92%) Migration
13 6 (4.92%) CRM
14 5 (4.10%) SAP FI
14 5 (4.10%) SAP FI/CO
14 5 (4.10%) SAP CO
14 5 (4.10%) Content Management
14 5 (4.10%) Degree
15 4 (3.28%) Portfolio Management
15 4 (3.28%) Risk Management
15 4 (3.28%) ITIL
16 3 (2.46%) Service Management
16 3 (2.46%) SAP MM

Programme Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (0.82%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.10%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.10%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.46%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.46%) SAP MM
2 3 (2.46%) SAP WM
2 3 (2.46%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.64%) SAP FI-GL
3 2 (1.64%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.82%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.82%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.82%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) PPP
2 1 (0.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (0.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.82%) Big Data
General
1 40 (32.79%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Banking
3 15 (12.30%) Retail
4 11 (9.02%) Legal
5 10 (8.20%) Retail Banking
6 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.64%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.64%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) NHS
2 3 (2.46%) Open Source
3 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.82%) Spread Betting
4 1 (0.82%) FMCG
4 1 (0.82%) GIS
4 1 (0.82%) SystemC
4 1 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.82%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (17.21%) Programme Management
3 18 (14.75%) Project Management
4 12 (9.84%) Change Management
5 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (5.74%) Business Transformation
8 6 (4.92%) Migration
8 6 (4.92%) CRM
9 5 (4.10%) Content Management
10 4 (3.28%) ITIL
10 4 (3.28%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.28%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (2.46%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.46%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (2.46%) Service Management
11 3 (2.46%) Supplier Management
12 2 (1.64%) IT Governance
12 2 (1.64%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.64%) C
2 1 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) MBA
4 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) COBIT
1 1 (0.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) SAP
2 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.82%) BT
3 1 (0.82%) Huawei
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.82%) McKesson
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £750 - £800 per day
Posted: 16 days ago