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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 138 137 166
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +29
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 906 831 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.55% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.03% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 552 416
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £388 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.38% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 13
Average hourly rate £39.94 £52.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.93% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £23.70 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.19 £55.00 £73.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £55.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +47.65%

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
42683 40843 36923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 76.03% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27538 25481 22182
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1208 1092
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +5 848 £450 +2.85% 229
London -6 332 £500 -2.91% 85
South East -18 161 £425 +17.64% 47
South West +30 111 £413 +13.79% 28
City of London -10 85 £503 +4.96% 29
North West +17 78 £388 -15.06% 14
Yorkshire +7 46 £470 +49.20% 14
Hampshire +8 45 £411 +9.29% 9
West Midlands +4 45 £425 +1.19% 16
Berkshire -1 44 £438 +25.00% 14
West Yorkshire +22 40 £460 +18.70% 12
Scotland +18 40 £425 +21.25% 9
Leeds +7 37 £473 +11.17% 9
Manchester +6 35 £325 -45.83% 8
East of England -14 34 £475 +2.70% 13
Gloucestershire +20 28 £375 -3.22% 8
Buckinghamshire -1 28 £420 +5.32% 5
Bristol -2 25 £394 +12.50% 7
Edinburgh +11 24 £600 +50.00% 4
East Midlands -15 22 £475 +1.87% 6
Somerset +21 16 £475 +47.28% 3
Merseyside -2 15 £775 +40.90% 2
Milton Keynes -12 15 £415 +7.09% 1
Oxfordshire -30 15 £413 +14.18% 2
North East -17 14 £348 -10.32% 2
Surrey -1 13 £430 +27.21% 6
Nottinghamshire -6 13 £475 +22.58% 3
Coventry +13 12 £510 +2.00% 2
Liverpool +2 12 £828 - 1
Nottingham -2 12 £475 +22.58% 3

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 858 (47.38%) Finance
2 653 (36.06%) Project Management
3 496 (27.39%) PRINCE2
4 370 (20.43%) SAP
5 347 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 343 (18.94%) Telecoms
7 342 (18.88%) Manufacturing
8 333 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
9 331 (18.28%) Marketing
10 298 (16.45%) Digital Marketing
11 291 (16.07%) Electronics
12 290 (16.01%) DTV
12 290 (16.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 287 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
14 211 (11.65%) MS Project
15 201 (11.10%) MS Excel
16 194 (10.71%) Microsoft
17 193 (10.66%) Change Management
18 186 (10.27%) Security Cleared
19 171 (9.44%) Banking
20 156 (8.61%) Change Control
21 154 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
22 151 (8.34%) Risk Management
23 145 (8.01%) MS Office
24 143 (7.90%) Migration
25 122 (6.74%) SharePoint
26 121 (6.68%) SC Cleared
27 120 (6.63%) PMI Certification
28 119 (6.57%) ITIL
29 118 (6.52%) Degree

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 122 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.21%) Lync
3 20 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (0.88%) Mule
5 13 (0.72%) CMS
6 12 (0.66%) MS Project Server
7 11 (0.61%) Confluence
8 9 (0.50%) Mule ESB
8 9 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.44%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.44%) IIS
9 8 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.28%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.22%) Drupal
13 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.17%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 211 (11.65%) MS Project
2 201 (11.10%) MS Excel
3 145 (8.01%) MS Office
4 108 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 67 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.39%) SPSS
7 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.11%) FastStats
10 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 290 (16.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.66%) Agresso
3 9 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.39%) CA PPM
4 7 (0.39%) Primavera
5 5 (0.28%) Unica
5 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.17%) HFM
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP MII
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI-GL
8 2 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.77%) SaaS
3 13 (0.72%) Office 365
4 7 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.11%) SmartFocus
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.11%) CheetahMail
7 2 (0.11%) Pure360
7 2 (0.11%) Yammer
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.055%) Taleo
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.10%) WAN
2 18 (0.99%) SAN
3 15 (0.83%) Intranet
4 14 (0.77%) Firewall
5 12 (0.66%) Internet
6 11 (0.61%) DNS
6 11 (0.61%) Network Security
7 10 (0.55%) LAN
8 9 (0.50%) VPN
9 8 (0.44%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (0.39%) DHCP
11 6 (0.33%) MPLS
11 6 (0.33%) 4G
12 5 (0.28%) OSPF
12 5 (0.28%) BGP
12 5 (0.28%) Broadband
12 5 (0.28%) HTTP
13 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (0.99%) Big Data
5 16 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 11 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (0.61%) MySQL
7 9 (0.50%) QlikView
8 8 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.39%) QualityStage
9 7 (0.39%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.33%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.33%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.28%) MS Access
11 5 (0.28%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.28%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (0.88%) JIRA
2 12 (0.66%) Selenium
3 11 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.55%) Maven
5 9 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.39%) WebDriver
6 7 (0.39%) Subversion
6 7 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.28%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.22%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.22%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.22%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.17%) JUnit
10 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.11%) ERwin
10 2 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 858 (47.38%) Finance
2 343 (18.94%) Telecoms
3 342 (18.88%) Manufacturing
4 331 (18.28%) Marketing
5 291 (16.07%) Electronics
6 171 (9.44%) Banking
7 96 (5.30%) Retail
8 42 (2.32%) Investment Banking
9 37 (2.04%) Legal
10 24 (1.33%) Publishing
11 23 (1.27%) Front Office
12 21 (1.16%) Law
13 18 (0.99%) Automotive
13 18 (0.99%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.72%) Local Government
15 12 (0.66%) Games
15 12 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.50%) Back Office
17 8 (0.44%) Advertising
18 7 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 403 (22.25%) Project Manager
2 395 (21.81%) Programme Manager
3 207 (11.43%) Analyst
4 93 (5.14%) Developer
5 86 (4.75%) Business Analyst
6 85 (4.69%) Senior Manager
7 68 (3.75%) PMO Analyst
8 67 (3.70%) PMO Manager
9 61 (3.37%) Consultant
10 56 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
11 51 (2.82%) Architect
12 45 (2.48%) IT Project Manager
12 45 (2.48%) Business Manager
13 41 (2.26%) PMO Lead
14 35 (1.93%) SAP Manager
15 31 (1.71%) Coordinator
15 31 (1.71%) Test Manager
16 29 (1.60%) Infrastructure Manager
17 26 (1.44%) Delivery Manager
18 24 (1.33%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.21%) .NET
2 36 (1.99%) HTML
3 32 (1.77%) Web Services
4 29 (1.60%) CSS
5 21 (1.16%) XML
6 19 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 17 (0.94%) Spring
8 16 (0.88%) jQuery
9 14 (0.77%) HTML5
10 13 (0.72%) SOAP
11 12 (0.66%) Spring MVC
12 10 (0.55%) JSON
12 10 (0.55%) Middleware
12 10 (0.55%) Hibernate
13 9 (0.50%) JPA
13 9 (0.50%) RESTful
13 9 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.44%) CSS3
15 7 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (0.39%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 290 (16.01%) DTV
2 154 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (5.91%) NHS
4 96 (5.30%) Management Information System
5 78 (4.31%) Data Centre
6 50 (2.76%) PMI
7 34 (1.88%) User Experience
8 31 (1.71%) Economics
9 23 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (0.77%) CESG
10 14 (0.77%) FMCG
11 12 (0.66%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
12 11 (0.61%) RMADS
12 11 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.61%) Life Science
12 11 (0.61%) Derivative
13 10 (0.55%) E-Learning
13 10 (0.55%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.64%) Windows
2 37 (2.04%) Linux
3 27 (1.49%) Windows 7
4 23 (1.27%) UNIX
5 15 (0.83%) Windows XP
6 14 (0.77%) Windows 8
7 12 (0.66%) Solaris
8 10 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.44%) Android
9 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.28%) CentOS
11 5 (0.28%) Fedora
12 3 (0.17%) AIX
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.11%) SUSE
14 1 (0.055%) Debian
14 1 (0.055%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (36.06%) Project Management
2 496 (27.39%) PRINCE2
3 347 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 333 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
5 298 (16.45%) Digital Marketing
6 287 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (10.66%) Change Management
8 156 (8.61%) Change Control
9 151 (8.34%) Risk Management
10 143 (7.90%) Migration
11 119 (6.57%) ITIL
12 103 (5.69%) Service Management
13 96 (5.30%) Service Delivery
14 87 (4.80%) Scrum
15 79 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 79 (4.36%) Waterfall
16 74 (4.09%) Portfolio Management
17 71 (3.92%) Business Analysis
18 70 (3.87%) Project Planning
18 70 (3.87%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 79 (4.36%) SQL
2 66 (3.64%) Java
3 37 (2.04%) C#
4 33 (1.82%) C
5 24 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (0.77%) VBA
7 12 (0.66%) Ruby
8 10 (0.55%) C++
9 9 (0.50%) PHP
9 9 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.44%) Python
11 7 (0.39%) Ada
12 6 (0.33%) VB
13 5 (0.28%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.22%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.22%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.22%) R
15 3 (0.17%) XMLA
15 3 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 186 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 121 (6.68%) SC Cleared
3 120 (6.63%) PMI Certification
4 118 (6.52%) Degree
5 95 (5.25%) PMP
6 55 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 37 (2.04%) APMP
8 35 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 22 (1.21%) ISEB
10 21 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.94%) CISSP
13 15 (0.83%) CISM
14 8 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.39%) CCNA
15 7 (0.39%) CISA
16 6 (0.33%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.14%) QA
2 46 (2.54%) P3O
3 23 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.83%) SLA
5 11 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.33%) HL7
7 4 (0.22%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.22%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.17%) FATCA
8 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.17%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) DO-254
10 1 (0.055%) Basel III
10 1 (0.055%) GPG13
10 1 (0.055%) Basel II
10 1 (0.055%) COBIT
10 1 (0.055%) BS25999
System Software
1 24 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.39%) XenApp
4 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.11%) vSphere
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.11%) GPFS
6 2 (0.11%) Ceph
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.055%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.055%) Xen
7 1 (0.055%) Firmware
7 1 (0.055%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (0.44%) Puppet
2 7 (0.39%) SCCM
2 7 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
3 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
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%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.055%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.055%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.055%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.055%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 370 (20.43%) SAP
2 194 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.42%) Oracle
4 41 (2.26%) Citrix
5 34 (1.88%) CheckPoint
6 30 (1.66%) HP
7 29 (1.60%) IBM
8 26 (1.44%) Cisco
9 25 (1.38%) VMware
10 12 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 10 (0.55%) Teradata
11 10 (0.55%) hybris
12 9 (0.50%) JDA
12 9 (0.50%) CA
13 7 (0.39%) Remedy
13 7 (0.39%) Tableau
14 6 (0.33%) F5
14 6 (0.33%) Avaya
15 5 (0.28%) Dell
15 5 (0.28%) Business Objects
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