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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 130 160 163
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +3
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 863 679 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 1.33% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.83% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 451 418
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 £278 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
Average hourly rate £50.00 £32.00 £35.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.70 £16.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £29.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+73.72% -10.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +33 800 £450 -5.26% 219
London +29 352 £523 -5.00% 116
South East +25 175 £400 - 33
City of London +13 94 £484 -12.00% 34
South West +3 65 £375 -10.71% 26
Berkshire +29 60 £398 -10.42% 9
North West +14 55 £463 +5.71% 10
West Midlands +1 51 £425 +6.25% 8
East of England -9 41 £450 -2.17% 12
Buckinghamshire -4 31 £418 +1.21% 8
Hampshire -18 31 £400 +14.28% 6
Scotland -36 29 £400 +1.01% 7
Milton Keynes +19 27 £410 -10.62% 2
Yorkshire +9 24 £425 +3.03% 5
Manchester +5 24 £513 +7.89% 4
East Midlands -3 22 £448 -3.24% 7
Bristol -15 22 £350 -6.66% 6
Slough +19 20 £283 -38.91% 1
Surrey +8 18 £325 -50.00% 4
Edinburgh -25 18 £413 +4.16%
West Yorkshire +4 17 £450 +5.88% 2
Oxfordshire +4 16 £388 -3.12% 1
Leeds +7 15 £540 +27.05% 2
Birmingham +1 15 £325 -35.00% 1
Hertfordshire +2 14 £440 -2.22% 2
Wiltshire -5 12 £375 -14.77% 1
Banbury +13 10 £450 +80.00% 1
Devon -2 10 £450 +27.65%
North East -7 10 £400 +6.66%
Plymouth +8 9 £463 +31.20%

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 744 (45.62%) Finance
2 543 (33.29%) Project Management
3 456 (27.96%) PRINCE2
4 350 (21.46%) Telecoms
5 329 (20.17%) SAP
6 326 (19.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 273 (16.74%) Marketing
8 259 (15.88%) Business Intelligence
9 253 (15.51%) Manufacturing
10 237 (14.53%) Digital Marketing
11 227 (13.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 227 (13.92%) Electronics
12 226 (13.86%) DTV
13 213 (13.06%) Change Management
14 190 (11.65%) MS Project
15 175 (10.73%) MS Excel
16 165 (10.12%) Banking
17 163 (9.99%) Security Cleared
18 152 (9.32%) Risk Management
18 152 (9.32%) Microsoft
19 134 (8.22%) Change Control
20 130 (7.97%) ITIL
21 123 (7.54%) PMI Certification
22 112 (6.87%) SC Cleared
23 105 (6.44%) MS Office
23 105 (6.44%) Retail
24 103 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
25 98 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
26 94 (5.76%) SharePoint
27 93 (5.70%) Project Planning

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 94 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.02%) MS Project Server
3 11 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 10 (0.61%) CMS
5 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.37%) IIS
6 6 (0.37%) SAS
7 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.31%) Lync
7 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.25%) Mule
8 4 (0.25%) Confluence
8 4 (0.25%) Documentum
9 3 (0.18%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.12%) Apache
10 2 (0.12%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 190 (11.65%) MS Project
2 175 (10.73%) MS Excel
3 105 (6.44%) MS Office
4 98 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 65 (3.99%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.37%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.12%) CATIA
10 1 (0.061%) SPSS
10 1 (0.061%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.061%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 227 (13.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.25%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.25%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.18%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.12%) Agresso
7 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.12%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.12%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.35%) SaaS
2 13 (0.80%) Office 365
3 9 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.18%) IaaS
6 3 (0.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.061%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.061%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.35%) Firewall
2 15 (0.92%) WAN
3 12 (0.74%) Internet
4 10 (0.61%) HTTP
4 10 (0.61%) LAN
5 7 (0.43%) DNS
5 7 (0.43%) Intranet
6 5 (0.31%) Wireless
6 5 (0.31%) MPLS
6 5 (0.31%) UMTS
7 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.25%) SAN
7 4 (0.25%) Extranet
8 3 (0.18%) SSL
8 3 (0.18%) IPv6
8 3 (0.18%) 3GPP
8 3 (0.18%) GPRS
8 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.18%) HSPA
8 3 (0.18%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (1.16%) MySQL
5 18 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.55%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.43%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.43%) MS Access
10 7 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.37%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.37%) Big Data
11 6 (0.37%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.37%) OLAP
11 6 (0.37%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.04%) Selenium
2 15 (0.92%) JIRA
3 10 (0.61%) Maven
4 7 (0.43%) JUnit
5 5 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.31%) WebDriver
5 5 (0.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.25%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.25%) Ant
6 4 (0.25%) Subversion
7 3 (0.18%) NUnit
7 3 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.12%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.12%) Hudson
8 2 (0.12%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.12%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.061%) ReSharper
General
1 744 (45.62%) Finance
2 350 (21.46%) Telecoms
3 273 (16.74%) Marketing
4 253 (15.51%) Manufacturing
5 227 (13.92%) Electronics
6 165 (10.12%) Banking
7 105 (6.44%) Retail
8 40 (2.45%) Investment Banking
9 36 (2.21%) Legal
10 35 (2.15%) German Language
11 32 (1.96%) Retail Banking
12 31 (1.90%) Back Office
13 22 (1.35%) Advertising
14 19 (1.16%) Publishing
15 16 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.74%) Front Office
17 11 (0.67%) Military
18 10 (0.61%) Local Government
18 10 (0.61%) Billing
19 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 409 (25.08%) Programme Manager
2 316 (19.37%) Project Manager
3 197 (12.08%) Analyst
4 82 (5.03%) Developer
5 75 (4.60%) Senior Manager
6 66 (4.05%) Business Analyst
7 65 (3.99%) PMO Analyst
8 58 (3.56%) PMO Manager
9 55 (3.37%) Consultant
10 54 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
11 51 (3.13%) Business Manager
12 44 (2.70%) Architect
13 36 (2.21%) Change Manager
14 32 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
15 29 (1.78%) PMO Lead
16 28 (1.72%) SAP Manager
16 28 (1.72%) IT Project Manager
17 27 (1.66%) Coordinator
17 27 (1.66%) Portfolio Manager
18 24 (1.47%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.58%) .NET
2 32 (1.96%) Web Services
3 25 (1.53%) HTML
3 25 (1.53%) jQuery
4 24 (1.47%) CSS
5 23 (1.41%) J2EE
6 19 (1.16%) XML
6 19 (1.16%) SOAP
7 18 (1.10%) Spring
7 18 (1.10%) ASP.NET
8 17 (1.04%) Middleware
9 15 (0.92%) RESTful
10 14 (0.86%) HTML5
11 12 (0.74%) JSON
12 11 (0.67%) CSS3
13 10 (0.61%) Java EE
14 9 (0.55%) Hibernate
14 9 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (0.55%) REST
15 8 (0.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 226 (13.86%) DTV
2 74 (4.54%) NHS
3 60 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.25%) PMI
5 23 (1.41%) Economics
5 23 (1.41%) FMCG
6 20 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (0.86%) Open Source
8 13 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
9 11 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 10 (0.61%) Equities
11 9 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.55%) Informatics
12 8 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (0.43%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.43%) CESG
13 7 (0.43%) Derivative
14 6 (0.37%) Social Media
14 6 (0.37%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.37%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 45 (2.76%) Windows
2 32 (1.96%) Linux
3 16 (0.98%) UNIX
4 12 (0.74%) Solaris
5 11 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.61%) Android
7 8 (0.49%) VME
8 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.31%) CentOS
10 4 (0.25%) Fedora
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.061%) pSOS
12 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.061%) AIX
12 1 (0.061%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.061%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (33.29%) Project Management
2 456 (27.96%) PRINCE2
3 326 (19.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 259 (15.88%) Business Intelligence
5 237 (14.53%) Digital Marketing
6 213 (13.06%) Change Management
7 152 (9.32%) Risk Management
8 134 (8.22%) Change Control
9 130 (7.97%) ITIL
10 103 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (5.70%) Project Planning
12 88 (5.40%) Migration
13 82 (5.03%) Portfolio Management
14 71 (4.35%) Business Analysis
15 69 (4.23%) CRM
16 67 (4.11%) Service Management
16 67 (4.11%) Service Delivery
16 67 (4.11%) Resource Management
17 66 (4.05%) Scrum
18 62 (3.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 60 (3.68%) SQL
2 52 (3.19%) Java
3 31 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 29 (1.78%) C#
5 27 (1.66%) C
6 16 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 10 (0.61%) PHP
7 10 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 10 (0.61%) Ruby
8 9 (0.55%) Python
9 8 (0.49%) COBOL
10 6 (0.37%) ABAP
10 6 (0.37%) PHP5
10 6 (0.37%) VBA
11 5 (0.31%) VB
11 5 (0.31%) Perl
12 4 (0.25%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.18%) C++
13 3 (0.18%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.12%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 163 (9.99%) Security Cleared
2 123 (7.54%) PMI Certification
3 112 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 85 (5.21%) Degree
5 81 (4.97%) PMP
6 80 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 38 (2.33%) ISEB
7 38 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 24 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.98%) APMP
10 11 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.61%) CISSP
12 9 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.37%) CBAP
14 6 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.31%) PgMP
15 5 (0.31%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.31%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.72%) QA
2 38 (2.33%) P3O
3 14 (0.86%) SLA
4 9 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.37%) EMIR
7 5 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.18%) FATCA
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.12%) WAI
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
10 2 (0.12%) HL7
11 1 (0.061%) Basel III
11 1 (0.061%) COREP
11 1 (0.061%) WCAG
11 1 (0.061%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.43%) 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
5 1 (0.061%) vSphere
5 1 (0.061%) vCloud
5 1 (0.061%) NFS
5 1 (0.061%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.061%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.061%) Xen
5 1 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.18%) SCCM
3 2 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.061%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.061%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.061%) YUM
4 1 (0.061%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.061%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.061%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.061%) Nagios
Vendors
1 329 (20.17%) SAP
2 152 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 89 (5.46%) Oracle
4 26 (1.59%) HP
5 22 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 18 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (0.92%) IBM
8 12 (0.74%) Cisco
9 11 (0.67%) JBoss
9 11 (0.67%) Hyperion
10 10 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (0.61%) Citrix
11 9 (0.55%) Siebel
11 9 (0.55%) VMware
11 9 (0.55%) Planview
12 8 (0.49%) ICL
12 8 (0.49%) Fujitsu
13 7 (0.43%) hybris
13 7 (0.43%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.37%) Avaya
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