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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management
Rank 129 152 175
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +23
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 933 777 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.50% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.93% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 554 379
Average daily rate £435 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £692 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £459
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 7 8
Average hourly rate £45.47 £55.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.32% +141.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.09 £20.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £58.20 £49.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.22 £55.00 £57.65
% change year-on-year
-17.78% -4.59%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 852 £438 -2.77% 328
London +35 322 £500 - 140
South East +23 165 £413 -2.94% 70
South West +35 103 £388 -3.12% 58
North West -31 69 £400 -13.04% 19
City of London +21 53 £575 +15.00% 32
Yorkshire -26 51 £410 -13.68% 12
Berkshire +15 49 £438 +6.06% 21
West Midlands -7 47 £519 +15.27% 14
Scotland -6 44 £440 +1.73% 8
Bristol +16 43 £375 - 26
Hampshire +10 42 £419 +1.51% 19
East of England +15 38 £400 -5.88% 8
West Yorkshire -23 38 £356 -25.00% 9
Surrey +12 32 £390 -17.89% 13
Manchester -29 32 £345 -27.36% 12
Leeds -23 31 £425 -10.52% 8
Edinburgh -8 27 £475 +5.55% 4
East Midlands -6 23 £488 -2.50% 5
Somerset +17 22 £365 +16.80% 15
North East -3 22 £406 +4.83% 1
Tyne and Wear -12 20 £400 +14.28% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 20 £400 +14.28% 1
Bracknell +16 19 £343 -14.37% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £386 -14.21% 7
Wales +3 17 £394 -2.17% 2
South Wales +1 15 £388 +27.04% 2
Cheshire -11 15 £425 -5.55% 1
Reading -10 13 £400 +10.34% 6
Gloucestershire +15 12 £460 +15.00% 14

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 970 (52.60%) Finance
2 575 (31.18%) Project Management
3 479 (25.98%) Manufacturing
4 473 (25.65%) SAP
5 460 (24.95%) Telecoms
6 427 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
7 417 (22.61%) Marketing
8 414 (22.45%) PRINCE2
9 384 (20.82%) Electronics
10 379 (20.55%) Digital Marketing
11 377 (20.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 350 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 318 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
14 223 (12.09%) Banking
15 207 (11.23%) MS Excel
16 204 (11.06%) Microsoft
17 197 (10.68%) Change Management
18 176 (9.54%) Security Cleared
19 169 (9.16%) MS Project
20 148 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
21 147 (7.97%) Migration
22 134 (7.27%) Degree
23 125 (6.78%) MS Office
23 125 (6.78%) Risk Management
24 116 (6.29%) SC Cleared
25 115 (6.24%) PMI Certification
26 114 (6.18%) Oracle
27 107 (5.80%) Change Control
28 104 (5.64%) ITIL
29 103 (5.59%) Management Information System

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 78 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.74%) CMS
3 20 (1.08%) Confluence
4 18 (0.98%) Drupal
5 15 (0.81%) Apache
5 15 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 14 (0.76%) MS Project Server
7 8 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.33%) JBoss
10 5 (0.27%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.22%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.22%) Mule
11 4 (0.22%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.22%) Node.js
11 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 207 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 169 (9.16%) MS Project
3 125 (6.78%) MS Office
4 100 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 63 (3.42%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.11%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.054%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.054%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.054%) SPSS
9 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 377 (20.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (0.76%) Primavera
3 10 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.33%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.22%) ENOVIA
9 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.22%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.22%) SAP PP
9 4 (0.22%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.16%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
10 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.11%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.98%) Office 365
3 14 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 7 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.33%) SaaS
7 5 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.22%) PaaS
9 3 (0.16%) AdWords
9 3 (0.16%) IaaS
10 2 (0.11%) GitHub
10 2 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.054%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.054%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.054%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.054%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.46%) WAN
2 25 (1.36%) LAN
3 18 (0.98%) DNS
4 13 (0.70%) DHCP
5 12 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.54%) MPLS
6 10 (0.54%) Skype
6 10 (0.54%) Wireless
7 9 (0.49%) SAN
7 9 (0.49%) WebEx
8 8 (0.43%) VPN
9 7 (0.38%) 4G
9 7 (0.38%) Firewall
10 6 (0.33%) VoIP
11 5 (0.27%) BGP
11 5 (0.27%) HTTP
11 5 (0.27%) IPv6
11 5 (0.27%) LDAP
11 5 (0.27%) OSPF
11 5 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.01%) Oracle Database
3 31 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.19%) Big Data
5 18 (0.98%) MySQL
6 16 (0.87%) Data Mining
7 11 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (0.43%) MS Access
9 8 (0.43%) QlikView
9 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.38%) GIS
10 7 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (1.84%) JIRA
2 25 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 18 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.60%) Selenium
6 10 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.43%) Subversion
8 7 (0.38%) Maven
9 6 (0.33%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.27%) JUnit
10 5 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (0.27%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.22%) JMeter
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.22%) VectorCAST
11 4 (0.22%) VisualVM
12 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 970 (52.60%) Finance
2 479 (25.98%) Manufacturing
3 460 (24.95%) Telecoms
4 417 (22.61%) Marketing
5 384 (20.82%) Electronics
6 223 (12.09%) Banking
7 99 (5.37%) Retail
8 43 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 36 (1.95%) Legal
10 29 (1.57%) Publishing
11 27 (1.46%) Law
12 26 (1.41%) Financial Institution
13 20 (1.08%) Military
14 17 (0.92%) Billing
14 17 (0.92%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.81%) Automotive
15 15 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
15 15 (0.81%) Local Government
16 12 (0.65%) Front Office
17 11 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 395 (21.42%) Programme Manager
2 360 (19.52%) Project Manager
3 239 (12.96%) Analyst
4 126 (6.83%) Developer
5 98 (5.31%) Business Analyst
6 95 (5.15%) Senior Manager
7 93 (5.04%) IT Manager
8 79 (4.28%) Architect
9 69 (3.74%) PMO Analyst
10 68 (3.69%) PMO Manager
10 68 (3.69%) Senior Project Manager
11 65 (3.52%) Consultant
12 45 (2.44%) Business Manager
13 44 (2.39%) SAP Manager
13 44 (2.39%) Transformation Manager
14 43 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
15 39 (2.11%) Infrastructure Manager
16 38 (2.06%) Change Manager
17 35 (1.90%) IT Programme Manager
17 35 (1.90%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (3.09%) HTML
2 53 (2.87%) CSS
3 38 (2.06%) jQuery
4 32 (1.74%) .NET
5 29 (1.57%) Web Services
6 15 (0.81%) HTML5
6 15 (0.81%) Spring
7 14 (0.76%) CSS3
8 13 (0.70%) .NET Framework
8 13 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 13 (0.70%) J2EE
9 12 (0.65%) XML
10 11 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (0.60%) Middleware
11 10 (0.54%) JSON
11 10 (0.54%) SOAP
12 9 (0.49%) JSP
12 9 (0.49%) LAMP
12 9 (0.49%) REST
12 9 (0.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 148 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.59%) Management Information System
3 66 (3.58%) PMI
4 61 (3.31%) NHS
5 57 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 33 (1.79%) User Experience
7 15 (0.81%) FMCG
8 13 (0.70%) Economics
9 12 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 12 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 11 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (0.54%) Data Integration
11 10 (0.54%) Life Science
11 10 (0.54%) Smart Meter
12 8 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (0.38%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.38%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.33%) Derivative
14 6 (0.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 71 (3.85%) Windows
2 55 (2.98%) Linux
3 31 (1.68%) Unix
4 21 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 18 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 17 (0.92%) Windows XP
7 11 (0.60%) Solaris
8 10 (0.54%) Android
8 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.33%) pSOS
10 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.27%) AIX
11 5 (0.27%) VxWorks
11 5 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.054%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (31.18%) Project Management
2 427 (23.16%) Business Intelligence
3 414 (22.45%) PRINCE2
4 379 (20.55%) Digital Marketing
5 350 (18.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 318 (17.25%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (10.68%) Change Management
8 147 (7.97%) Migration
9 125 (6.78%) Risk Management
10 107 (5.80%) Change Control
11 104 (5.64%) ITIL
12 95 (5.15%) Project Planning
13 93 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 85 (4.61%) Scrum
15 79 (4.28%) ERP
16 77 (4.18%) E-Commerce
17 75 (4.07%) Resource Management
18 68 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
19 67 (3.63%) Coaching
20 66 (3.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 97 (5.26%) SQL
2 78 (4.23%) Java
3 55 (2.98%) C
4 54 (2.93%) JavaScript
5 34 (1.84%) C#
6 33 (1.79%) C++
7 21 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 20 (1.08%) Ruby
9 17 (0.92%) Python
10 14 (0.76%) PHP
11 13 (0.70%) Ada
12 12 (0.65%) Perl
13 10 (0.54%) VBA
14 9 (0.49%) VB
15 8 (0.43%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.27%) ABAP
17 4 (0.22%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.22%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.16%) Ada 83
18 3 (0.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 176 (9.54%) Security Cleared
2 134 (7.27%) Degree
3 116 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 115 (6.24%) PMI Certification
5 81 (4.39%) PMP
6 48 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 45 (2.44%) APMP
8 37 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 31 (1.68%) DV Cleared
10 23 (1.25%) ISEB
11 15 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.38%) PgMP
13 5 (0.27%) CAPM
13 5 (0.27%) CCNA
13 5 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.22%) HND
14 4 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.26%) QA
2 22 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 22 (1.19%) P3O
3 17 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.65%) SLA
5 10 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 9 (0.49%) RMADS
7 7 (0.38%) MiFID
8 6 (0.33%) EMIR
8 6 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.22%) FATCA
11 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.11%) Basel II
12 2 (0.11%) COBIT
12 2 (0.11%) HL7
12 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
System Software
1 25 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.11%) Firmware
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.11%) vCloud
7 1 (0.054%) Docker
7 1 (0.054%) HDFS
7 1 (0.054%) RACF
7 1 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.054%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.054%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.054%) XenServer
7 1 (0.054%) zsh
Systems Management
1 10 (0.54%) SCCM
2 6 (0.33%) SCOM
3 4 (0.22%) Puppet
4 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.11%) vRealize
4 2 (0.11%) WSUS
5 1 (0.054%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.054%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.054%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.054%) Kibana
5 1 (0.054%) logstash
5 1 (0.054%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 473 (25.65%) SAP
2 204 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 114 (6.18%) Oracle
4 35 (1.90%) VMware
5 24 (1.30%) IBM
6 22 (1.19%) Cisco
7 17 (0.92%) HP
8 16 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 16 (0.87%) hybris
9 15 (0.81%) Tableau
10 14 (0.76%) Citrix
11 11 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.54%) Dell
13 9 (0.49%) BMC
14 8 (0.43%) EMC
15 7 (0.38%) ATG
15 7 (0.38%) Google
15 7 (0.38%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.38%) Remedy
16 6 (0.33%) Atlassian
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