The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 149 156 163
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 778 647 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.36% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.87% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 365 417
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £401 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 5
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.36% +26.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.40 £29.13 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+59.31% +33.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -11 715 £450 -5.26% 186
London 0 367 £525 - 77
South East -12 134 £353 -12.36% 41
City of London -29 75 £450 -21.73% 28
South West +1 49 £400 -4.76% 18
Berkshire +1 49 £325 -16.93% 5
Scotland +3 38 £396 -1.00% 6
West Midlands -7 38 £375 +25.00% 8
Hampshire +15 34 £376 -3.40% 10
East of England -7 33 £525 +31.25% 12
North West -16 30 £425 - 10
Edinburgh -11 29 £396 -39.07%
East Midlands +10 26 £354 -52.83% 4
Bristol -3 22 £331 +44.02% 5
Yorkshire -21 21 £375 +7.14% 9
Reading +1 19 £338 +3.84% 3
North East - 17 £395 - 4
West Yorkshire -19 16 £425 +11.84% 7
Tyne and Wear - 16 £395 - 3
Manchester -7 15 £450 +5.88% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £379 - 3
Slough +20 13 £285 -
Surrey -11 13 £556 +43.54% 7
Wales -11 11 £195 -37.09% 2
West Sussex +7 10 £228 -29.45% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 10 £475 +3.54% 2
South Wales -9 10 £195 -37.09% 2
Bedfordshire -10 10 £550 +7.84% 4
Milton Keynes -14 10 £345 -27.36% 4
Buckinghamshire -34 10 £345 -31.00% 4

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 574 (40.65%) Finance
2 506 (35.84%) Project Management
3 415 (29.39%) PRINCE2
4 309 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 188 (13.31%) MS Project
5 188 (13.31%) SAP
6 180 (12.75%) Change Management
7 177 (12.54%) Banking
8 164 (11.61%) Telecoms
9 159 (11.26%) MS Excel
10 143 (10.13%) Security Cleared
11 141 (9.99%) Risk Management
12 127 (8.99%) Microsoft
13 126 (8.92%) ITIL
13 126 (8.92%) Change Control
14 113 (8.00%) PMI Certification
15 105 (7.44%) Marketing
16 102 (7.22%) Retail
17 101 (7.15%) Business Intelligence
18 98 (6.94%) Migration
19 94 (6.66%) Project Planning
20 93 (6.59%) Manufacturing
21 91 (6.44%) SC Cleared
22 89 (6.30%) Degree
23 85 (6.02%) MS Office
24 82 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
25 79 (5.59%) SharePoint
25 79 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 79 (5.59%) PMP
26 78 (5.52%) Digital Marketing

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 79 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.84%) MS Project Server
3 11 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.21%) IIS
8 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.21%) CMS
8 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.21%) Lync
9 2 (0.14%) Confluence
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.14%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.14%) Drupal
9 2 (0.14%) SAS
9 2 (0.14%) Documentum
10 1 (0.071%) Apache
10 1 (0.071%) WebLogic
Applications
1 188 (13.31%) MS Project
2 159 (11.26%) MS Excel
3 85 (6.02%) MS Office
4 82 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 58 (4.11%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.14%) CATIA
8 1 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 77 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.57%) Summit
5 6 (0.42%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.35%) MultiFonds
6 5 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.28%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.21%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.21%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.14%) CA Clarity
9 2 (0.14%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.14%) DELMIA
9 2 (0.14%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.42%) SaaS
2 5 (0.35%) Office 365
3 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.21%) PaaS
4 2 (0.14%) IaaS
4 2 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.071%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.071%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.35%) Firewall
2 11 (0.78%) LAN
3 10 (0.71%) Internet
4 9 (0.64%) WAN
5 8 (0.57%) SAN
6 6 (0.42%) Intranet
6 6 (0.42%) HTTP
7 5 (0.35%) Wireless
7 5 (0.35%) NAS
7 5 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.21%) ATM
8 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.14%) VLAN
9 2 (0.14%) NFC
9 2 (0.14%) DMZ
9 2 (0.14%) Extranet
9 2 (0.14%) VPN
9 2 (0.14%) DNS
9 2 (0.14%) LDAP
10 1 (0.071%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.42%) MySQL
5 6 (0.42%) MS Access
6 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.35%) Couchbase
6 5 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.28%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.28%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.28%) EDRMS
7 4 (0.28%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (0.64%) Maven
1 9 (0.64%) JIRA
2 7 (0.50%) Selenium
3 4 (0.28%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.14%) Hudson
5 2 (0.14%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.14%) NUnit
5 2 (0.14%) Ant
6 1 (0.071%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.071%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.071%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.071%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.071%) Subversion
6 1 (0.071%) WATIR
6 1 (0.071%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.071%) Calabash
6 1 (0.071%) eggPlant
General
1 574 (40.65%) Finance
2 177 (12.54%) Banking
3 164 (11.61%) Telecoms
4 105 (7.44%) Marketing
5 102 (7.22%) Retail
6 93 (6.59%) Manufacturing
7 77 (5.45%) Electronics
8 45 (3.19%) Investment Banking
9 34 (2.41%) German Language
10 31 (2.20%) Retail Banking
11 30 (2.12%) Legal
12 20 (1.42%) Publishing
13 19 (1.35%) Front Office
14 18 (1.27%) Back Office
15 14 (0.99%) Billing
16 12 (0.85%) Local Government
16 12 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.64%) Military
17 9 (0.64%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 401 (28.40%) Programme Manager
2 272 (19.26%) Project Manager
3 169 (11.97%) Analyst
4 83 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 62 (4.39%) PMO Manager
6 56 (3.97%) PMO Analyst
7 54 (3.82%) Senior Project Manager
7 54 (3.82%) Business Manager
8 49 (3.47%) Architect
9 47 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 37 (2.62%) Coordinator
11 34 (2.41%) Consultant
11 34 (2.41%) SAP Manager
12 32 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
13 30 (2.12%) Developer
14 26 (1.84%) Portfolio Manager
14 26 (1.84%) Change Manager
15 24 (1.70%) PMO Lead
16 23 (1.63%) Test Manager
16 23 (1.63%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.56%) .NET
2 20 (1.42%) HTML
3 14 (0.99%) J2EE
4 13 (0.92%) CSS
4 13 (0.92%) Web Services
4 13 (0.92%) jQuery
5 12 (0.85%) SOAP
6 11 (0.78%) HTML5
7 10 (0.71%) Middleware
8 9 (0.64%) Spring
8 9 (0.64%) RESTful
9 8 (0.57%) XML
10 7 (0.50%) JSON
10 7 (0.50%) CSS3
11 6 (0.42%) Java EE
11 6 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (0.42%) Hibernate
11 6 (0.42%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.35%) Ajax
12 5 (0.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.38%) DTV
2 57 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 42 (2.97%) PMI
4 37 (2.62%) NHS
5 23 (1.63%) Economics
6 18 (1.27%) FMCG
7 15 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 12 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (0.57%) Open Source
10 8 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (0.57%) Informatics
10 8 (0.57%) Reference Data
10 8 (0.57%) Equities
11 7 (0.50%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.50%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.42%) Derivative
13 5 (0.35%) CESG
13 5 (0.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (2.41%) Windows
2 20 (1.42%) Linux
3 19 (1.35%) UNIX
4 17 (1.20%) Solaris
5 12 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.35%) AIX
7 5 (0.35%) pSOS
7 5 (0.35%) VME
8 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.28%) Android
8 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.21%) VMS
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.14%) CentOS
11 1 (0.071%) Fedora
11 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (35.84%) Project Management
2 415 (29.39%) PRINCE2
3 309 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 180 (12.75%) Change Management
5 141 (9.99%) Risk Management
6 126 (8.92%) ITIL
6 126 (8.92%) Change Control
7 101 (7.15%) Business Intelligence
8 98 (6.94%) Migration
9 94 (6.66%) Project Planning
10 78 (5.52%) Digital Marketing
11 76 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (4.96%) ERP
13 59 (4.18%) Resource Management
13 59 (4.18%) Portfolio Management
13 59 (4.18%) Service Management
14 55 (3.90%) CRM
15 52 (3.68%) Business Analysis
16 48 (3.40%) Service Delivery
17 45 (3.19%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 32 (2.27%) SQL
2 28 (1.98%) C
3 26 (1.84%) Java
4 17 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 9 (0.64%) C#
6 7 (0.50%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.42%) ABAP
8 5 (0.35%) VBA
8 5 (0.35%) COBOL
9 4 (0.28%) VB
10 3 (0.21%) C++
10 3 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.14%) Ruby
11 2 (0.14%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.14%) Magik
11 2 (0.14%) Perl
11 2 (0.14%) PHP
12 1 (0.071%) RPG
12 1 (0.071%) VBScript
12 1 (0.071%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 143 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 113 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 91 (6.44%) SC Cleared
4 89 (6.30%) Degree
5 79 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 79 (5.59%) PMP
6 55 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (1.77%) ISEB
8 24 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.49%) APMP
10 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (0.35%) CAPM
11 4 (0.28%) CBAP
11 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.28%) CISSP
12 3 (0.21%) MCSE
12 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.21%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.17%) QA
2 27 (1.91%) P3O
3 16 (1.13%) SLA
4 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.35%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.21%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.21%) COBIT
7 3 (0.21%) EMIR
7 3 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.14%) FATCA
9 1 (0.071%) Basel II
9 1 (0.071%) GAAP
9 1 (0.071%) HL7
9 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.071%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.14%) XenApp
5 2 (0.14%) KVM
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.071%) NFS
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.071%) Xen
6 1 (0.071%) vCloud
6 1 (0.071%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (0.35%) SCCM
1 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.21%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.071%) Nagios
4 1 (0.071%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.071%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.071%) SCOM
4 1 (0.071%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.071%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.071%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.071%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.071%) YUM
Vendors
1 188 (13.31%) SAP
2 127 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.53%) Oracle
4 21 (1.49%) HP
5 11 (0.78%) Siebel
5 11 (0.78%) Citrix
5 11 (0.78%) VMware
6 10 (0.71%) IBM
6 10 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.64%) CheckPoint
8 8 (0.57%) Cisco
9 7 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.42%) Planview
10 6 (0.42%) Avaya
10 6 (0.42%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.35%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.35%) EMC
11 5 (0.35%) Adobe
11 5 (0.35%) ICL
11 5 (0.35%) Fujitsu
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