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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 142 169 202
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +33
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 863 675 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.50% 1.30% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.75% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 468 338
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.75 £36.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -40.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.58 £14.00 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.40 £63.25 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £21.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -43.13%

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
42685 38525 41504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.19% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26682 23752 24020
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1176 1101 1519
Average hourly rate £23.83 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.35% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +36 810 £450 -9.09% 209
London +18 330 £511 -2.61% 96
South East +27 184 £425 -2.29% 45
South West +3 74 £375 - 14
City of London -3 66 £488 -13.33% 42
North West +16 65 £475 +5.55% 15
West Midlands +19 54 £435 -6.09% 7
Berkshire +24 51 £450 +2.85% 7
Hampshire -15 36 £412 +2.87% 13
Manchester +7 33 £450 -10.00% 8
East of England -22 30 £445 -31.53% 9
Yorkshire +7 28 £533 +33.79% 12
Surrey +11 27 £325 -40.90% 8
Bristol -5 27 £375 - 3
East Midlands +10 26 £425 -14.14% 7
Scotland -42 25 £425 +7.32% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 23 £411 -3.23% 11
Milton Keynes +17 21 £400 -14.89% 9
West Yorkshire -4 21 £540 +35.67% 7
Oxfordshire +3 19 £425 +6.25% 1
Wiltshire -2 18 £381 +1.66% 4
Birmingham +9 16 £425 -29.16% 1
Slough +6 16 £215 -33.84%
Hertfordshire -13 16 £425 - 2
Leeds +3 14 £580 +40.60% 4
North East -27 14 £375 -42.30% 2
Banbury - 13 £425 -
Swindon +3 12 £381 -0.32% 2
Tyne and Wear -27 11 £375 -31.81% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 10 £375 -6.25% 2

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 770 (46.08%) Finance
2 541 (32.38%) Project Management
3 440 (26.33%) PRINCE2
4 396 (23.70%) Telecoms
5 381 (22.80%) SAP
6 330 (19.75%) Marketing
7 322 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
8 320 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 313 (18.73%) Manufacturing
10 296 (17.71%) Digital Marketing
11 279 (16.70%) Electronics
12 278 (16.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 277 (16.58%) DTV
14 239 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
15 193 (11.55%) Change Management
16 191 (11.43%) MS Project
17 188 (11.25%) MS Excel
18 172 (10.29%) Security Cleared
19 155 (9.28%) Microsoft
20 149 (8.92%) Risk Management
21 148 (8.86%) Banking
22 147 (8.80%) Change Control
23 135 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
24 127 (7.60%) ITIL
25 121 (7.24%) MS Office
25 121 (7.24%) SC Cleared
26 112 (6.70%) Oracle
27 110 (6.58%) SharePoint
28 108 (6.46%) PMI Certification
29 104 (6.22%) MS PowerPoint

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 110 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.02%) CMS
3 16 (0.96%) MS Project Server
4 14 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.48%) Confluence
6 8 (0.48%) Documentum
7 6 (0.36%) SAS
7 6 (0.36%) IIS
8 5 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.30%) Lync
9 4 (0.24%) Mule
9 4 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.18%) Commerce Server
10 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 191 (11.43%) MS Project
2 188 (11.25%) MS Excel
3 121 (7.24%) MS Office
4 104 (6.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 75 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.060%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.060%) SPSS
10 1 (0.060%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 278 (16.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.42%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.30%) CA Clarity
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.24%) Workday HCM
10 4 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
10 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.18%) Summit
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.18%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.96%) SaaS
2 13 (0.78%) Office 365
3 10 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.24%) IaaS
6 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.060%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.060%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.060%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.26%) WAN
2 16 (0.96%) Firewall
3 14 (0.84%) LAN
4 13 (0.78%) Intranet
4 13 (0.78%) Internet
5 10 (0.60%) DNS
6 9 (0.54%) MPLS
6 9 (0.54%) HTTP
7 7 (0.42%) Wireless
8 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.36%) Extranet
9 5 (0.30%) SAN
9 5 (0.30%) UMTS
10 4 (0.24%) DHCP
10 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.24%) LDAP
10 4 (0.24%) LTE
10 4 (0.24%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.18%) INAP
11 3 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (1.32%) MySQL
4 21 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 12 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.54%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (0.48%) MS Access
9 8 (0.48%) EDRMS
9 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.42%) Big Data
10 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.42%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.36%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.36%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (1.14%) Selenium
2 15 (0.90%) JIRA
3 11 (0.66%) JUnit
4 8 (0.48%) Subversion
4 8 (0.48%) Maven
5 6 (0.36%) WebDriver
5 6 (0.36%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.24%) Ant
7 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.18%) Hudson
8 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.18%) NUnit
8 3 (0.18%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.18%) WATIR
9 2 (0.12%) PVCS
9 2 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 770 (46.08%) Finance
2 396 (23.70%) Telecoms
3 330 (19.75%) Marketing
4 313 (18.73%) Manufacturing
5 279 (16.70%) Electronics
6 148 (8.86%) Banking
7 99 (5.92%) Retail
8 38 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 30 (1.80%) Back Office
10 29 (1.74%) Retail Banking
11 27 (1.62%) Legal
12 24 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (1.32%) Advertising
14 19 (1.14%) Front Office
15 18 (1.08%) German Language
16 13 (0.78%) Publishing
17 12 (0.72%) Billing
18 11 (0.66%) Automotive
19 9 (0.54%) Local Government
20 7 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 415 (24.84%) Programme Manager
2 319 (19.09%) Project Manager
3 191 (11.43%) Analyst
4 109 (6.52%) Developer
5 68 (4.07%) PMO Analyst
6 66 (3.95%) Senior Manager
7 62 (3.71%) Business Analyst
8 56 (3.35%) Architect
9 51 (3.05%) Consultant
10 48 (2.87%) Senior Project Manager
10 48 (2.87%) PMO Manager
11 36 (2.15%) Business Manager
12 32 (1.92%) PMO Lead
13 28 (1.68%) Java Developer
13 28 (1.68%) IT Project Manager
14 27 (1.62%) Coordinator
14 27 (1.62%) Delivery Manager
15 26 (1.56%) Change Manager
16 25 (1.50%) Technical Manager
16 25 (1.50%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.59%) .NET
2 37 (2.21%) Web Services
3 33 (1.97%) HTML
4 32 (1.92%) CSS
4 32 (1.92%) jQuery
5 27 (1.62%) J2EE
6 26 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 22 (1.32%) XML
7 22 (1.32%) Spring
8 21 (1.26%) Middleware
9 17 (1.02%) HTML5
10 15 (0.90%) SOAP
11 13 (0.78%) RESTful
11 13 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.72%) JSON
13 11 (0.66%) WCF
14 10 (0.60%) REST
14 10 (0.60%) CSS3
15 9 (0.54%) Ajax
16 8 (0.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 277 (16.58%) DTV
2 135 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (4.73%) NHS
4 64 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 46 (2.75%) PMI
6 19 (1.14%) FMCG
7 17 (1.02%) Economics
8 16 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
9 13 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 13 (0.78%) Open Source
10 11 (0.66%) Derivative
10 11 (0.66%) Informatics
11 10 (0.60%) Equities
11 10 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.60%) User Experience
12 9 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.48%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (2.75%) Windows
2 35 (2.09%) Linux
3 23 (1.38%) UNIX
4 11 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.60%) Solaris
6 9 (0.54%) Android
7 8 (0.48%) VME
8 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.36%) CentOS
9 5 (0.30%) Fedora
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.060%) pSOS
12 1 (0.060%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.060%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.060%) AIX
12 1 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (32.38%) Project Management
2 440 (26.33%) PRINCE2
3 322 (19.27%) Business Intelligence
4 320 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 296 (17.71%) Digital Marketing
6 239 (14.30%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (11.55%) Change Management
8 149 (8.92%) Risk Management
9 147 (8.80%) Change Control
10 127 (7.60%) ITIL
11 95 (5.69%) Project Planning
12 92 (5.51%) Migration
13 75 (4.49%) ERP
14 72 (4.31%) Business Analysis
15 70 (4.19%) Scrum
16 69 (4.13%) CRM
17 66 (3.95%) Portfolio Management
17 66 (3.95%) Business Transformation
18 65 (3.89%) Service Management
19 64 (3.83%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (4.43%) SQL
2 64 (3.83%) Java
3 40 (2.39%) C#
4 36 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.03%) C
6 17 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 14 (0.84%) PHP
8 12 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 12 (0.72%) Ruby
9 11 (0.66%) Python
10 8 (0.48%) COBOL
11 7 (0.42%) Perl
11 7 (0.42%) PHP5
12 6 (0.36%) VBA
13 5 (0.30%) VB
13 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.30%) ABAP
14 4 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.24%) C++
14 4 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 172 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 121 (7.24%) SC Cleared
3 108 (6.46%) PMI Certification
4 80 (4.79%) Degree
5 74 (4.43%) PMP
6 66 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 39 (2.33%) ISEB
8 34 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 21 (1.26%) APMP
10 17 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
13 13 (0.78%) CISSP
14 7 (0.42%) CISM
14 7 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.36%) PgMP
15 6 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.36%) MAPM
15 6 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.43%) QA
2 28 (1.68%) P3O
3 14 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.72%) SLA
5 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.24%) EMIR
6 4 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.12%) HL7
8 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) FATCA
8 2 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.060%) Basel III
9 1 (0.060%) COREP
9 1 (0.060%) UCITS
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.060%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.12%) Cronacle
4 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.12%) XenApp
4 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.060%) vSphere
5 1 (0.060%) vCloud
5 1 (0.060%) NFS
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.060%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.060%) Xen
5 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.30%) SCCM
3 2 (0.12%) SCOM
3 2 (0.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.060%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.060%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.060%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.060%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.060%) YUM
4 1 (0.060%) Nagios
4 1 (0.060%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 381 (22.80%) SAP
2 155 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 112 (6.70%) Oracle
4 26 (1.56%) HP
4 26 (1.56%) CheckPoint
5 17 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (0.96%) IBM
7 15 (0.90%) Cisco
8 12 (0.72%) VMware
9 11 (0.66%) JBoss
9 11 (0.66%) Hyperion
10 10 (0.60%) hybris
11 8 (0.48%) BMC
11 8 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
11 8 (0.48%) ICL
11 8 (0.48%) Fujitsu
12 7 (0.42%) Remedy
12 7 (0.42%) Primavera
12 7 (0.42%) Siebel
12 7 (0.42%) Business Objects
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Rate: £470 - £500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per hour
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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North Yorkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
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Havant, Hampshire
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