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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Director
Rank 553 562 547
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 73 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 28
Average daily rate £850 £850 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £559 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,000 £1,100 £923
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £850 £600
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Director within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 69 £850 - 10
London +9 33 £875 - 5
North West -10 9 £875 -
South East +18 7 £494 -45.13% 2
West Midlands -8 5 £1,000 +33.33%
Manchester -11 5 £825 -
Hampshire +8 4 £500 -28.57%
South West +8 4 £850 +25.92% 1
Scotland -1 4 - -
Midlands - 4 £750 -
City of London +31 3 £850 +3.03% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £700 -
Yorkshire - 3 £700 -
Cheshire - 3 £1,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £850 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £700 -
Edinburgh -13 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £1,000 -
North East -22 1 £650 -23.52%
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 £700 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Galashiels - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £663 -
Inverness - 1 - -

Programme Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 53 (37.86%) Finance
2 33 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (13.57%) Migration
3 19 (13.57%) Programme Management
4 18 (12.86%) SAP
5 15 (10.71%) Supplier Management
6 14 (10.00%) Project Management
7 13 (9.29%) Business Transformation
8 10 (7.14%) Line Management
8 10 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 10 (7.14%) Middleware
8 10 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 10 (7.14%) ERP
8 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.14%) Matrix Management
9 9 (6.43%) Data Migration
9 9 (6.43%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (6.43%) NHS
9 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
10 8 (5.71%) Oracle
10 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.00%) CRM
11 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (5.00%) Banking
12 6 (4.29%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.57%) Change Management
13 5 (3.57%) Automotive
13 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement

Programme Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.71%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) 4G
1 2 (1.43%) Skype
2 1 (0.71%) LAN
2 1 (0.71%) MVNO
2 1 (0.71%) VPN
2 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.43%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.71%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
General
1 53 (37.86%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.00%) Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Automotive
6 4 (2.86%) Billing
6 4 (2.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.43%) NHS
3 2 (1.43%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) PMI
4 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (13.57%) Migration
2 19 (13.57%) Programme Management
3 15 (10.71%) Supplier Management
4 14 (10.00%) Project Management
5 13 (9.29%) Business Transformation
6 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.14%) ERP
6 10 (7.14%) Line Management
6 10 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 9 (6.43%) Data Migration
7 9 (6.43%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.00%) CRM
10 6 (4.29%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.57%) Change Management
11 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.86%) C
2 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) CISM
2 4 (2.86%) CISSP
2 4 (2.86%) Degree
3 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.43%) PMP
4 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.71%) CITP
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) PgMP
5 1 (0.71%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) vCloud
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) SAP
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle
3 3 (2.14%) Adobe
4 2 (1.43%) Kronos
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco
5 1 (0.71%) hybris
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.71%) Siebel
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