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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 137 159 162
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 858 669 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.31% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.79% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 441 418
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -0.88%
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
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
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 £265
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 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
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 29 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 29 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 29 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 +33 797 £450 -5.26% 229
London +20 342 £525 -4.54% 108
South East +21 176 £400 -3.03% 40
City of London +20 91 £503 -16.12% 32
South West +4 71 £375 -12.79% 33
Berkshire +31 61 £398 -9.14% 11
North West +19 57 £475 +8.26% 9
West Midlands +8 52 £425 +6.25% 7
East of England -12 40 £450 -10.89% 13
Hampshire -10 31 £400 +10.34% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 30 £410 -0.60% 11
Scotland -41 28 £400 +1.01% 4
Bristol -6 27 £350 -6.66% 8
Milton Keynes +13 26 £399 -13.07% 3
Manchester +7 24 £513 +7.89% 4
Yorkshire +6 23 £425 +6.25% 8
East Midlands -7 21 £448 -3.24% 8
Slough +15 20 £283 -38.91% 2
Surrey +12 18 £325 -50.00% 4
Oxfordshire +9 17 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 17 £450 +9.09% 3
Edinburgh -28 17 £413 +4.16% 1
Birmingham +1 16 £325 -35.00% 2
Leeds +3 15 £540 +30.90% 2
Hertfordshire -1 15 £435 -3.33% 2
Banbury +13 11 £450 +80.00% 2
Wiltshire -5 11 £375 -15.73% 1
Devon -4 10 £450 +27.65%
North East -15 10 £400 -38.46% 1
Plymouth +9 9 £463 +31.20%

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 747 (45.66%) Finance
2 539 (32.95%) Project Management
3 457 (27.93%) PRINCE2
4 356 (21.76%) Telecoms
5 334 (20.42%) SAP
6 324 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 279 (17.05%) Marketing
8 265 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
9 260 (15.89%) Manufacturing
10 243 (14.85%) Digital Marketing
11 233 (14.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 233 (14.24%) Electronics
12 232 (14.18%) DTV
13 215 (13.14%) Change Management
14 191 (11.67%) MS Project
15 174 (10.64%) MS Excel
16 167 (10.21%) Banking
17 164 (10.02%) Security Cleared
18 153 (9.35%) Risk Management
19 152 (9.29%) Microsoft
20 138 (8.44%) Change Control
21 130 (7.95%) ITIL
22 123 (7.52%) PMI Certification
23 112 (6.85%) SC Cleared
24 108 (6.60%) Retail
25 105 (6.42%) MS Office
26 104 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
27 99 (6.05%) MS PowerPoint
28 94 (5.75%) SharePoint
29 93 (5.68%) Project Planning

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (5.75%) 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%) Lync
7 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.24%) Mule
8 4 (0.24%) Confluence
8 4 (0.24%) Documentum
8 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
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
1 191 (11.67%) MS Project
2 174 (10.64%) MS Excel
3 105 (6.42%) MS Office
4 99 (6.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 64 (3.91%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.86%) 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
1 233 (14.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.79%) 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 (0.24%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (0.24%) 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 (1.34%) SaaS
2 13 (0.79%) Office 365
3 9 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.24%) IaaS
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Force.com
7 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.061%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.061%) Pure360
8 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.34%) Firewall
2 16 (0.98%) WAN
3 13 (0.79%) Internet
4 11 (0.67%) LAN
5 10 (0.61%) HTTP
6 7 (0.43%) DNS
6 7 (0.43%) Intranet
7 6 (0.37%) MPLS
8 5 (0.31%) UMTS
8 5 (0.31%) Wireless
9 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.24%) SAN
9 4 (0.24%) Extranet
10 3 (0.18%) SSL
10 3 (0.18%) IPv6
10 3 (0.18%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.18%) GPRS
10 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.18%) HSPA
10 3 (0.18%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.41%) 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 11 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.55%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
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%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.37%) Big Data
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 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.24%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.24%) Ant
6 4 (0.24%) 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
1 747 (45.66%) Finance
2 356 (21.76%) Telecoms
3 279 (17.05%) Marketing
4 260 (15.89%) Manufacturing
5 233 (14.24%) Electronics
6 167 (10.21%) Banking
7 108 (6.60%) Retail
8 41 (2.51%) Investment Banking
9 35 (2.14%) Retail Banking
9 35 (2.14%) German Language
9 35 (2.14%) Legal
10 31 (1.89%) Back Office
11 22 (1.34%) Advertising
12 19 (1.16%) Publishing
13 16 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.79%) Front Office
15 12 (0.73%) Military
16 10 (0.61%) Billing
17 9 (0.55%) Local Government
18 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 410 (25.06%) Programme Manager
2 319 (19.50%) Project Manager
3 198 (12.10%) Analyst
4 86 (5.26%) Developer
5 75 (4.58%) Senior Manager
6 67 (4.10%) Business Analyst
7 65 (3.97%) PMO Analyst
8 58 (3.55%) PMO Manager
9 55 (3.36%) Consultant
10 54 (3.30%) Senior Project Manager
11 50 (3.06%) Business Manager
12 46 (2.81%) Architect
13 34 (2.08%) Change Manager
14 32 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
15 29 (1.77%) PMO Lead
16 28 (1.71%) SAP Manager
16 28 (1.71%) IT Project Manager
17 27 (1.65%) Portfolio Manager
18 24 (1.47%) Java Developer
18 24 (1.47%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.69%) .NET
2 32 (1.96%) Web Services
3 27 (1.65%) HTML
4 26 (1.59%) jQuery
5 25 (1.53%) CSS
6 23 (1.41%) J2EE
7 19 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.16%) XML
7 19 (1.16%) SOAP
8 18 (1.10%) Spring
9 17 (1.04%) Middleware
10 15 (0.92%) RESTful
10 15 (0.92%) HTML5
11 13 (0.79%) JSON
12 11 (0.67%) CSS3
13 10 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (0.61%) Java EE
14 9 (0.55%) REST
14 9 (0.55%) Hibernate
15 8 (0.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 232 (14.18%) DTV
2 75 (4.58%) NHS
3 60 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 52 (3.18%) PMI
5 24 (1.47%) FMCG
6 23 (1.41%) Economics
7 20 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (0.86%) Open Source
9 13 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
10 11 (0.67%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.61%) Equities
12 9 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.55%) Informatics
13 8 (0.49%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.43%) CESG
14 7 (0.43%) Derivative
15 6 (0.37%) Social Media
15 6 (0.37%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.37%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 45 (2.75%) Windows
2 32 (1.96%) Linux
3 16 (0.98%) UNIX
4 13 (0.79%) 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 (0.24%) 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
1 539 (32.95%) Project Management
2 457 (27.93%) PRINCE2
3 324 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 265 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
5 243 (14.85%) Digital Marketing
6 215 (13.14%) Change Management
7 153 (9.35%) Risk Management
8 138 (8.44%) Change Control
9 130 (7.95%) ITIL
10 104 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (5.68%) Project Planning
12 88 (5.38%) Migration
13 81 (4.95%) Portfolio Management
14 71 (4.34%) Business Analysis
15 69 (4.22%) Resource Management
16 68 (4.16%) CRM
17 67 (4.10%) Service Management
18 66 (4.03%) Service Delivery
19 65 (3.97%) Scrum
20 61 (3.73%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 63 (3.85%) SQL
2 52 (3.18%) Java
3 32 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 31 (1.89%) C#
5 29 (1.77%) C
6 16 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 12 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 10 (0.61%) PHP
8 10 (0.61%) Ruby
9 9 (0.55%) Python
10 8 (0.49%) COBOL
11 6 (0.37%) ABAP
11 6 (0.37%) VB
11 6 (0.37%) PHP5
11 6 (0.37%) VBA
12 5 (0.31%) Perl
13 4 (0.24%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.18%) C++
14 3 (0.18%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.12%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 164 (10.02%) Security Cleared
2 123 (7.52%) PMI Certification
3 112 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 84 (5.13%) Degree
5 81 (4.95%) PMP
6 80 (4.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 38 (2.32%) ISEB
8 37 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 24 (1.47%) DV Cleared
10 17 (1.04%) APMP
11 11 (0.67%) CISSP
11 11 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
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 80 (4.89%) QA
2 38 (2.32%) P3O
3 14 (0.86%) SLA
4 11 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.37%) EMIR
7 5 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.31%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.18%) FATCA
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.12%) WAI
9 2 (0.12%) MiFID
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
10 1 (0.061%) Basel III
10 1 (0.061%) COREP
10 1 (0.061%) WCAG
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
1 334 (20.42%) SAP
2 152 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 92 (5.62%) Oracle
4 26 (1.59%) HP
5 22 (1.34%) CheckPoint
6 18 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (0.92%) IBM
8 13 (0.79%) 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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