The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 153 188 204
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +16
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 826 583 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.11% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.50% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 401 311
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% -77.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 - £75.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42724 38810 38732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.15% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 24127 22614
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1169 1421
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Management within the UK.

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management within the UK.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 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 +44 769 £450 -10.00% 206
London +32 318 £500 -4.76% 87
South East +46 185 £425 -5.55% 47
South West +24 81 £378 +1.68% 21
City of London +15 71 £538 -6.52% 26
Hampshire -7 44 £400 -20.00% 9
Berkshire +28 43 £425 +21.42% 18
West Midlands +17 42 £500 +10.80% 8
North West -20 37 £450 -5.26% 12
Scotland 0 33 £350 -19.30% 5
East of England -7 33 £456 -29.80% 17
Yorkshire +1 28 £500 +21.21% 8
Wiltshire +7 26 £438 +36.71%
Buckinghamshire +4 26 £400 -11.11% 6
Milton Keynes - 23 £400 - 2
East Midlands +1 22 £500 +25.00% 1
Bristol -4 22 £375 -11.76% 7
West Yorkshire -8 22 £500 +21.21% 7
Surrey -3 20 £563 +4.65% 3
Manchester -4 19 £475 -7.31% 10
North East -21 18 £350 -12.50% 3
Oxfordshire -9 16 £413 +3.12% 4
Edinburgh -15 16 £463 +5.71% 4
Tyne and Wear -25 15 £363 -9.37% 2
Swindon +4 14 £381 +19.14%
Leeds -3 14 £575 +35.29% 4
Hertfordshire -4 14 £400 -11.11% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 14 £375 -6.25% 2
Slough +7 12 £180 -10.00% 3
Warwickshire -4 10 £425 -5.55%

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management.

1 740 (43.81%) Finance
2 550 (32.56%) Project Management
3 460 (27.24%) PRINCE2
4 372 (22.02%) Telecoms
5 352 (20.84%) SAP
6 312 (18.47%) Marketing
7 306 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 300 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
9 294 (17.41%) Manufacturing
10 274 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
11 260 (15.39%) Electronics
12 256 (15.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 255 (15.10%) DTV
14 223 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
15 207 (12.26%) Change Management
16 204 (12.08%) MS Excel
17 199 (11.78%) MS Project
18 198 (11.72%) Security Cleared
19 169 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
20 168 (9.95%) Change Control
21 167 (9.89%) Risk Management
22 158 (9.35%) Microsoft
23 146 (8.64%) Banking
24 139 (8.23%) SC Cleared
25 126 (7.46%) MS Office
26 124 (7.34%) ITIL
27 117 (6.93%) PMI Certification
28 109 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
29 105 (6.22%) SharePoint
30 103 (6.10%) Degree

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 105 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.12%) CMS
3 18 (1.07%) Tomcat
4 15 (0.89%) MS Project Server
5 11 (0.65%) JBoss
6 10 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.53%) Documentum
8 6 (0.36%) Confluence
9 5 (0.30%) SAS
9 5 (0.30%) Apache
10 4 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.24%) IIS
10 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.24%) Mule
11 3 (0.18%) Lync
11 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.18%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 204 (12.08%) MS Excel
2 199 (11.78%) MS Project
3 126 (7.46%) MS Office
4 109 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 73 (4.32%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.059%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.059%) SPSS
10 1 (0.059%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 256 (15.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.30%) CA Clarity
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.30%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.18%) Agresso
10 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.18%) Summit
10 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (0.65%) Office 365
2 10 (0.59%) SaaS
3 7 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.12%) PaaS
6 2 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.059%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.059%) Force.com
7 1 (0.059%) CheetahMail
7 1 (0.059%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.30%) WAN
2 20 (1.18%) Internet
3 16 (0.95%) Firewall
4 14 (0.83%) Intranet
4 14 (0.83%) LAN
5 9 (0.53%) SAN
5 9 (0.53%) MPLS
6 8 (0.47%) DNS
6 8 (0.47%) Wireless
7 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.36%) HTTP
7 6 (0.36%) 3GPP
7 6 (0.36%) Extranet
8 5 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.30%) NAS
9 4 (0.24%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.24%) DHCP
9 4 (0.24%) UMTS
10 3 (0.18%) GPRS
10 3 (0.18%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.24%) MySQL
2 21 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (0.53%) Big Data
7 8 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.47%) MS Access
8 7 (0.41%) EDRMS
8 7 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.36%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.24%) QlikView
11 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (0.95%) Selenium
2 13 (0.77%) JIRA
3 11 (0.65%) JUnit
4 7 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.41%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.36%) Subversion
6 5 (0.30%) Maven
6 5 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.30%) WebDriver
7 4 (0.24%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.12%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.12%) Ant
9 2 (0.12%) WATIR
9 2 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.12%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.12%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.12%) PVCS
9 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
General
1 740 (43.81%) Finance
2 372 (22.02%) Telecoms
3 312 (18.47%) Marketing
4 294 (17.41%) Manufacturing
5 260 (15.39%) Electronics
6 146 (8.64%) Banking
7 92 (5.45%) Retail
8 44 (2.61%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.72%) Legal
10 28 (1.66%) Retail Banking
11 26 (1.54%) Front Office
12 23 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.24%) Advertising
14 19 (1.12%) Back Office
15 15 (0.89%) Publishing
16 14 (0.83%) Automotive
17 11 (0.65%) Local Government
18 10 (0.59%) German Language
19 6 (0.36%) Billing
19 6 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 432 (25.58%) Programme Manager
2 350 (20.72%) Project Manager
3 172 (10.18%) Analyst
4 97 (5.74%) Developer
5 71 (4.20%) Business Analyst
6 68 (4.03%) Senior Manager
7 63 (3.73%) Architect
8 61 (3.61%) PMO Analyst
9 53 (3.14%) PMO Manager
10 52 (3.08%) Consultant
10 52 (3.08%) Senior Project Manager
11 32 (1.89%) Coordinator
11 32 (1.89%) PMO Lead
12 29 (1.72%) Delivery Manager
13 27 (1.60%) Business Manager
13 27 (1.60%) Change Manager
14 26 (1.54%) Technical Manager
15 25 (1.48%) IT Project Manager
15 25 (1.48%) Java Developer
15 25 (1.48%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.90%) .NET
2 31 (1.84%) HTML
3 30 (1.78%) CSS
3 30 (1.78%) Web Services
4 28 (1.66%) jQuery
5 22 (1.30%) J2EE
5 22 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 17 (1.01%) Spring
7 15 (0.89%) HTML5
8 13 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (0.71%) XML
10 11 (0.65%) Middleware
11 9 (0.53%) JSON
11 9 (0.53%) Spring MVC
12 8 (0.47%) WCF
12 8 (0.47%) SOAP
12 8 (0.47%) Ajax
12 8 (0.47%) CSS3
12 8 (0.47%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 255 (15.10%) DTV
2 169 (10.01%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.44%) NHS
4 69 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 58 (3.43%) PMI
6 24 (1.42%) Economics
7 18 (1.07%) FMCG
8 11 (0.65%) User Experience
8 11 (0.65%) Derivative
9 9 (0.53%) Equities
9 9 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (0.53%) Social Media
9 9 (0.53%) Open Source
10 8 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.47%) Informatics
10 8 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (0.41%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.41%) Learning Management System
12 6 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (2.31%) Windows
2 33 (1.95%) Linux
3 19 (1.12%) UNIX
4 9 (0.53%) Android
5 8 (0.47%) CentOS
5 8 (0.47%) Fedora
5 8 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.18%) Solaris
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.12%) VME
10 1 (0.059%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.059%) pSOS
10 1 (0.059%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.059%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (32.56%) Project Management
2 460 (27.24%) PRINCE2
3 306 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 300 (17.76%) Business Intelligence
5 274 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
6 223 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
7 207 (12.26%) Change Management
8 168 (9.95%) Change Control
9 167 (9.89%) Risk Management
10 124 (7.34%) ITIL
11 96 (5.68%) Project Planning
12 82 (4.85%) Migration
13 77 (4.56%) Service Management
14 75 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 69 (4.09%) ERP
16 67 (3.97%) Portfolio Management
17 65 (3.85%) Dependency Management
18 64 (3.79%) Scrum
19 63 (3.73%) CRM
19 63 (3.73%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (4.20%) SQL
2 64 (3.79%) Java
3 44 (2.61%) C
4 38 (2.25%) C#
5 34 (2.01%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.18%) PHP
7 17 (1.01%) Python
8 14 (0.83%) Ruby
9 13 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 12 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 12 (0.71%) Perl
11 11 (0.65%) VBA
12 9 (0.53%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.36%) C++
13 6 (0.36%) VB
14 5 (0.30%) PHP5
15 3 (0.18%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.18%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.18%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 198 (11.72%) Security Cleared
2 139 (8.23%) SC Cleared
3 117 (6.93%) PMI Certification
4 103 (6.10%) Degree
5 82 (4.85%) PMP
6 60 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 50 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 42 (2.49%) ISEB
9 34 (2.01%) APMP
10 18 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.89%) CISSP
12 14 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
12 14 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.47%) CISM
14 7 (0.41%) PgMP
14 7 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.36%) BC Cleared
15 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.30%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.03%) QA
2 31 (1.84%) P3O
3 15 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.59%) SLA
5 9 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.36%) EMIR
7 5 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.24%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.24%) FATCA
9 2 (0.12%) MiFID
9 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.12%) COREP
10 1 (0.059%) UCITS
10 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.059%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
3 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.12%) Firmware
3 2 (0.12%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.47%) Puppet
3 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.24%) SCOM
5 3 (0.18%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.059%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.059%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 352 (20.84%) SAP
2 158 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 98 (5.80%) Oracle
4 35 (2.07%) CheckPoint
5 22 (1.30%) IBM
6 20 (1.18%) HP
7 15 (0.89%) Cisco
8 12 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.53%) BMC
9 9 (0.53%) hybris
10 8 (0.47%) Planview
10 8 (0.47%) Remedy
10 8 (0.47%) VMware
10 8 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.47%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.41%) CA
11 7 (0.41%) Primavera
12 6 (0.36%) Capita
12 6 (0.36%) Progress
12 6 (0.36%) Cognos
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