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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 116 139 170
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +31
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 1031 861 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.58% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.07% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 577 438
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 9
Average hourly rate £45.43 £50.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £55.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.87 £51.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +73.72%

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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 July 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 +24 952 £450 - 224
London +22 388 £500 -4.30% 91
South East -9 176 £422 +5.47% 38
South West +23 121 £413 +10.00% 23
City of London -10 92 £481 -0.25% 22
North West -4 82 £425 -10.52% 21
Yorkshire +19 65 £450 +5.88% 13
Scotland +21 57 £375 -0.06% 5
West Yorkshire +15 57 £450 - 7
Leeds +10 50 £475 -12.03% 6
Hampshire +10 49 £394 -1.56% 6
West Midlands -4 45 £425 - 13
Berkshire -11 45 £425 +4.29% 15
Edinburgh +15 39 £363 -14.70% 2
Manchester +1 35 £328 -15.48% 10
Gloucestershire +24 34 £375 - 4
East of England -9 32 £475 +5.55% 15
Bristol 0 30 £394 +12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 28 £418 +4.70% 5
Surrey +3 24 £454 +39.61% 4
East Midlands 0 22 £480 +7.26% 6
Milton Keynes -15 16 £415 +7.09% 2
Coventry +14 15 £495 -20.80% 2
Somerset +12 15 £478 +49.21% 4
Merseyside -3 14 £775 +34.78% 5
Hertfordshire -5 14 £531 +22.12% 3
Bracknell +2 13 £336 -17.03% 1
North East -23 13 £350 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -27 13 £475 +18.75% 4
Liverpool +2 12 £800 +55.33%

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 868 (46.07%) Finance
2 720 (38.22%) Project Management
3 503 (26.70%) PRINCE2
4 376 (19.96%) SAP
5 355 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 351 (18.63%) Telecoms
7 349 (18.52%) Manufacturing
8 342 (18.15%) Business Intelligence
9 332 (17.62%) Marketing
10 301 (15.98%) Digital Marketing
11 297 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
12 296 (15.71%) Electronics
13 293 (15.55%) DTV
13 293 (15.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 209 (11.09%) MS Excel
14 209 (11.09%) MS Project
15 207 (10.99%) Change Management
16 197 (10.46%) Microsoft
17 191 (10.14%) Security Cleared
18 180 (9.55%) Banking
19 165 (8.76%) Change Control
20 164 (8.70%) MS Office
21 159 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
22 154 (8.17%) Migration
23 142 (7.54%) Risk Management
24 129 (6.85%) SharePoint
25 126 (6.69%) ITIL
26 125 (6.63%) Degree
27 123 (6.53%) SC Cleared
28 122 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 129 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.49%) Lync
3 21 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (0.90%) Mule
5 15 (0.80%) CMS
6 14 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.69%) MS Project Server
8 11 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.48%) Confluence
9 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.48%) Mule ESB
10 7 (0.37%) IIS
11 6 (0.32%) Commerce Server
11 6 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.16%) SAS
13 3 (0.16%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 209 (11.09%) MS Excel
1 209 (11.09%) MS Project
2 164 (8.70%) MS Office
3 122 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 79 (4.19%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.37%) SPSS
7 4 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.16%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.11%) FastStats
10 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.053%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.053%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 293 (15.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.69%) CA PPM
3 10 (0.53%) Primavera
4 8 (0.42%) Agresso
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.27%) Unica
5 5 (0.27%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.16%) HFM
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.11%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.96%) Office 365
3 13 (0.69%) SaaS
4 5 (0.27%) PaaS
5 4 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.11%) CheetahMail
7 2 (0.11%) Pure360
7 2 (0.11%) Yammer
7 2 (0.11%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.053%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.053%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.053%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.22%) WAN
2 16 (0.85%) Firewall
3 15 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.74%) Intranet
4 14 (0.74%) SAN
5 13 (0.69%) LAN
6 12 (0.64%) DNS
7 11 (0.58%) VPN
8 10 (0.53%) Internet
9 9 (0.48%) DHCP
10 8 (0.42%) MPLS
10 8 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.32%) Network Security
11 6 (0.32%) OSPF
11 6 (0.32%) BGP
11 6 (0.32%) HTTP
12 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.21%) Broadband
12 4 (0.21%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (0.96%) Big Data
5 15 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.48%) SAP BW
8 9 (0.48%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.48%) QlikView
9 8 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.37%) QualityStage
10 7 (0.37%) MySQL
10 7 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.27%) Spotfire
11 5 (0.27%) DB2
11 5 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (0.90%) JIRA
2 11 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.53%) Maven
4 9 (0.48%) Selenium
4 9 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.37%) Subversion
6 6 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.32%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.21%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.16%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.16%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.16%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.11%) JMeter
10 2 (0.11%) VisualAge
10 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 868 (46.07%) Finance
2 351 (18.63%) Telecoms
3 349 (18.52%) Manufacturing
4 332 (17.62%) Marketing
5 296 (15.71%) Electronics
6 180 (9.55%) Banking
7 91 (4.83%) Retail
8 47 (2.49%) Investment Banking
9 34 (1.80%) Legal
10 22 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 22 (1.17%) Publishing
11 19 (1.01%) Automotive
12 18 (0.96%) Law
12 18 (0.96%) Front Office
13 16 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.74%) Local Government
15 11 (0.58%) Games
16 10 (0.53%) Billing
17 9 (0.48%) Advertising
17 9 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 430 (22.82%) Project Manager
2 364 (19.32%) Programme Manager
3 222 (11.78%) Analyst
4 96 (5.10%) Developer
5 90 (4.78%) Business Analyst
6 89 (4.72%) Senior Manager
7 71 (3.77%) PMO Manager
8 70 (3.72%) PMO Analyst
9 61 (3.24%) Senior Project Manager
10 59 (3.13%) Consultant
11 56 (2.97%) Architect
11 56 (2.97%) IT Project Manager
12 47 (2.49%) Business Manager
13 45 (2.39%) PMO Lead
14 34 (1.80%) SAP Manager
15 33 (1.75%) Infrastructure Manager
15 33 (1.75%) Test Manager
16 31 (1.65%) Coordinator
17 30 (1.59%) Senior Analyst
17 30 (1.59%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.07%) .NET
2 36 (1.91%) Web Services
3 30 (1.59%) HTML
4 23 (1.22%) CSS
5 21 (1.11%) XML
6 17 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 17 (0.90%) Spring
7 16 (0.85%) SOAP
8 14 (0.74%) jQuery
9 13 (0.69%) HTML5
10 12 (0.64%) REST
10 12 (0.64%) Spring MVC
11 11 (0.58%) JSON
11 11 (0.58%) Middleware
12 10 (0.53%) Hibernate
12 10 (0.53%) JPA
13 8 (0.42%) RESTful
13 8 (0.42%) CSS3
13 8 (0.42%) J2EE
14 7 (0.37%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 293 (15.55%) DTV
2 159 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (5.84%) NHS
4 94 (4.99%) Management Information System
5 79 (4.19%) Data Centre
6 48 (2.55%) PMI
7 38 (2.02%) User Experience
8 32 (1.70%) Economics
9 20 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (0.80%) FMCG
11 14 (0.74%) Mobile App
12 13 (0.69%) Smart Meter
13 12 (0.64%) RMADS
13 12 (0.64%) Data Integration
13 12 (0.64%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.64%) CESG
14 11 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.58%) Derivative
15 10 (0.53%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 100 (5.31%) Windows
2 36 (1.91%) Windows 7
3 35 (1.86%) Linux
4 22 (1.17%) UNIX
5 21 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 20 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 13 (0.69%) Solaris
8 12 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.48%) Android
12 7 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.11%) CentOS
14 2 (0.11%) SUSE
14 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.11%) Fedora
14 2 (0.11%) AIX
14 2 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (38.22%) Project Management
2 503 (26.70%) PRINCE2
3 355 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 342 (18.15%) Business Intelligence
5 301 (15.98%) Digital Marketing
6 297 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
7 207 (10.99%) Change Management
8 165 (8.76%) Change Control
9 154 (8.17%) Migration
10 142 (7.54%) Risk Management
11 126 (6.69%) ITIL
12 114 (6.05%) Service Management
13 97 (5.15%) Service Delivery
14 90 (4.78%) Scrum
15 83 (4.41%) ERP
16 82 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 75 (3.98%) Portfolio Management
18 74 (3.93%) Business Analysis
18 74 (3.93%) Project Planning
19 72 (3.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 88 (4.67%) SQL
2 67 (3.56%) Java
3 36 (1.91%) C#
4 35 (1.86%) C
5 21 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 13 (0.69%) VBA
7 11 (0.58%) C++
8 10 (0.53%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.37%) Ada
9 7 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.32%) Objective-C
10 6 (0.32%) Ruby
10 6 (0.32%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.27%) PHP
11 5 (0.27%) VB
12 3 (0.16%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.16%) Python
12 3 (0.16%) COBOL
12 3 (0.16%) R
12 3 (0.16%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 191 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 125 (6.63%) Degree
3 123 (6.53%) SC Cleared
4 121 (6.42%) PMI Certification
5 97 (5.15%) PMP
6 52 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 39 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 39 (2.07%) APMP
8 22 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (1.17%) ISEB
9 15 (0.80%) CISSP
10 13 (0.69%) CISM
11 9 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
12 8 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.37%) CISA
14 6 (0.32%) MCSE
14 6 (0.32%) CCNA
15 5 (0.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.67%) QA
2 38 (2.02%) P3O
3 32 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.80%) SLA
5 10 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.27%) HL7
7 5 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.21%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.16%) FATCA
9 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.053%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.053%) Basel III
11 1 (0.053%) GPG13
11 1 (0.053%) BS25999
11 1 (0.053%) Basel II
System Software
1 29 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.53%) XenApp
3 6 (0.32%) vSphere
3 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.16%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.11%) XenServer
6 2 (0.11%) vCloud
6 2 (0.11%) GPFS
6 2 (0.11%) Ceph
7 1 (0.053%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.053%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.053%) Xen
7 1 (0.053%) Firmware
7 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (0.37%) SCCM
2 5 (0.27%) Puppet
3 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.16%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.053%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.053%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 376 (19.96%) SAP
2 197 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 78 (4.14%) Oracle
4 35 (1.86%) Citrix
5 34 (1.80%) CheckPoint
6 32 (1.70%) IBM
7 29 (1.54%) HP
8 27 (1.43%) Cisco
9 22 (1.17%) VMware
10 11 (0.58%) CA
11 10 (0.53%) Red Hat
11 10 (0.53%) hybris
12 9 (0.48%) JDA
13 8 (0.42%) Teradata
13 8 (0.42%) Tableau
14 7 (0.37%) F5
15 6 (0.32%) Remedy
15 6 (0.32%) ATG
15 6 (0.32%) Avaya
16 5 (0.27%) Dell
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