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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 154 149 150
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 790 778 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.47% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.95% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 521 413
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 10
Average hourly rate £38.25 £55.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.45% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £35.00 £19.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £55.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-33.40% +46.66%

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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
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 £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -7 739 £425 -5.55% 186
London -19 263 £500 -4.76% 62
South East +2 155 £400 +12.67% 37
South West +37 113 £413 +10.00% 26
City of London +4 77 £515 +7.57% 24
North West +17 70 £375 -14.28% 17
Hampshire +21 54 £400 +6.52% 4
West Midlands -6 43 £400 -2.14% 13
Bristol +13 35 £455 +30.00% 11
Yorkshire 0 35 £356 +6.34% 6
Scotland +5 32 £358 -10.62% 5
Berkshire -3 32 £400 +28.51% 9
West Yorkshire +4 31 £350 - 5
Manchester +12 30 £330 -37.14% 11
Leeds +6 27 £350 -17.64% 4
Gloucestershire +11 26 £378 -8.48% 5
East Midlands -7 25 £451 +8.46% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 23 £350 -12.50% 7
East of England -15 22 £575 +24.32% 13
Edinburgh -1 18 £358 -12.26% 3
Somerset +28 17 £478 +46.92% 1
Milton Keynes -6 16 £350 -12.50% 3
Merseyside -2 15 £450 +9.02% 1
Oxfordshire -20 15 £400 +10.72% 4
Glasgow +6 12 £378 -8.54%
Southampton +3 12 £375 -16.66% 3
Nottingham -1 12 £475 -11.21% 1
Liverpool -6 12 £550 +46.66%
Nottinghamshire -8 12 £475 -11.21% 1
West Sussex -14 12 £400 +77.77% 1

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 796 (48.36%) Finance
2 593 (36.03%) Project Management
3 470 (28.55%) PRINCE2
4 337 (20.47%) SAP
5 322 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 311 (18.89%) Telecoms
7 303 (18.41%) Manufacturing
8 294 (17.86%) Marketing
9 289 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
10 262 (15.92%) Digital Marketing
11 256 (15.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 256 (15.55%) DTV
11 256 (15.55%) Electronics
12 235 (14.28%) Agile Software Development
13 201 (12.21%) MS Project
14 185 (11.24%) Microsoft
15 183 (11.12%) Change Management
16 182 (11.06%) MS Excel
17 168 (10.21%) Security Cleared
18 159 (9.66%) Banking
19 145 (8.81%) Risk Management
19 145 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
20 142 (8.63%) Change Control
21 127 (7.72%) MS Office
22 117 (7.11%) ITIL
22 117 (7.11%) Migration
22 117 (7.11%) Degree
23 113 (6.87%) NHS
24 112 (6.80%) SharePoint
25 105 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 112 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 15 (0.91%) Mule
4 11 (0.67%) IIS
4 11 (0.67%) Lync
5 9 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.55%) Confluence
6 8 (0.49%) Mule ESB
6 8 (0.49%) MS Project Server
7 7 (0.43%) CMS
8 6 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.24%) Drupal
10 4 (0.24%) SAS
10 4 (0.24%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.18%) Documentum
11 3 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 201 (12.21%) MS Project
2 182 (11.06%) MS Excel
3 127 (7.72%) MS Office
4 105 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 62 (3.77%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) FastStats
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.061%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 256 (15.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.79%) Agresso
4 7 (0.43%) Primavera
5 6 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.30%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.30%) Unica
7 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.24%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI-GL
9 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (0.97%) SaaS
3 11 (0.67%) Office 365
4 10 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) PaaS
7 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.12%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.12%) Pure360
8 2 (0.12%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.061%) Yammer
9 1 (0.061%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.061%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.34%) SAN
2 16 (0.97%) Internet
2 16 (0.97%) Network Security
3 15 (0.91%) WAN
3 15 (0.91%) Firewall
4 13 (0.79%) Intranet
5 9 (0.55%) LAN
5 9 (0.55%) DNS
5 9 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (0.49%) 4G
7 7 (0.43%) EIGRP
7 7 (0.43%) OSPF
7 7 (0.43%) BGP
7 7 (0.43%) Broadband
8 6 (0.36%) VPN
9 5 (0.30%) MPLS
9 5 (0.30%) HTTP
9 5 (0.30%) DHCP
9 5 (0.30%) LTE
10 4 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (0.97%) Big Data
6 12 (0.73%) MySQL
7 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.43%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.43%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.43%) QlikView
11 6 (0.36%) SAP BI
11 6 (0.36%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.30%) QualityStage
12 5 (0.30%) Spotfire
13 4 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (0.97%) JIRA
2 10 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.55%) Maven
4 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.43%) Selenium
5 6 (0.36%) Subversion
6 5 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.24%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.24%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.18%) JUnit
8 3 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.12%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.12%) ERwin
10 1 (0.061%) MSI
10 1 (0.061%) JMeter
General
1 796 (48.36%) Finance
2 311 (18.89%) Telecoms
3 303 (18.41%) Manufacturing
4 294 (17.86%) Marketing
5 256 (15.55%) Electronics
6 159 (9.66%) Banking
7 100 (6.08%) Retail
8 43 (2.61%) Investment Banking
9 37 (2.25%) Legal
10 22 (1.34%) Retail Banking
11 21 (1.28%) Front Office
12 20 (1.22%) Law
13 16 (0.97%) Local Government
14 15 (0.91%) Publishing
15 13 (0.79%) Automotive
16 10 (0.61%) Games
16 10 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.55%) Back Office
18 8 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 385 (23.39%) Programme Manager
2 367 (22.30%) Project Manager
3 184 (11.18%) Analyst
4 85 (5.16%) Developer
5 78 (4.74%) Senior Manager
6 70 (4.25%) Business Analyst
7 64 (3.89%) PMO Analyst
8 63 (3.83%) Consultant
9 62 (3.77%) PMO Manager
10 61 (3.71%) Architect
11 52 (3.16%) Senior Project Manager
12 41 (2.49%) IT Project Manager
13 37 (2.25%) PMO Lead
13 37 (2.25%) Business Manager
14 35 (2.13%) SAP Manager
15 29 (1.76%) Coordinator
16 24 (1.46%) Infrastructure Manager
16 24 (1.46%) Technical Manager
16 24 (1.46%) Delivery Manager
17 22 (1.34%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.55%) Web Services
2 37 (2.25%) HTML
3 33 (2.00%) .NET
4 25 (1.52%) CSS
5 22 (1.34%) XML
6 21 (1.28%) Spring
7 18 (1.09%) ASP.NET
8 16 (0.97%) jQuery
8 16 (0.97%) HTML5
9 11 (0.67%) Spring MVC
10 10 (0.61%) JSON
10 10 (0.61%) Middleware
11 9 (0.55%) SOAP
11 9 (0.55%) Hibernate
11 9 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (0.49%) RESTful
12 8 (0.49%) JPA
12 8 (0.49%) J2EE
13 7 (0.43%) REST
13 7 (0.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 256 (15.55%) DTV
2 145 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (6.87%) NHS
4 89 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 84 (5.10%) Data Centre
6 47 (2.86%) PMI
7 29 (1.76%) Economics
8 25 (1.52%) User Experience
9 15 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (0.67%) FMCG
10 11 (0.67%) Life Science
11 10 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (0.61%) Derivative
11 10 (0.61%) Data Integration
11 10 (0.61%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.55%) Informatics
13 8 (0.49%) E-Learning
13 8 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 72 (4.37%) Windows
2 33 (2.00%) Linux
3 23 (1.40%) UNIX
4 18 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 13 (0.79%) Windows XP
6 11 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 9 (0.55%) Solaris
8 8 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.36%) Android
10 6 (0.36%) CentOS
10 6 (0.36%) Fedora
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.061%) OS/390
14 1 (0.061%) VMS
14 1 (0.061%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (36.03%) Project Management
2 470 (28.55%) PRINCE2
3 322 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 289 (17.56%) Business Intelligence
5 262 (15.92%) Digital Marketing
6 235 (14.28%) Agile Software Development
7 183 (11.12%) Change Management
8 145 (8.81%) Risk Management
9 142 (8.63%) Change Control
10 117 (7.11%) ITIL
10 117 (7.11%) Migration
11 100 (6.08%) Service Management
12 93 (5.65%) Service Delivery
13 74 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 71 (4.31%) Project Planning
15 69 (4.19%) Portfolio Management
16 68 (4.13%) Scrum
17 66 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 66 (4.01%) Waterfall
18 63 (3.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 62 (3.77%) SQL
2 60 (3.65%) Java
3 32 (1.94%) C#
4 28 (1.70%) C
5 26 (1.58%) JavaScript
6 15 (0.91%) Ruby
7 12 (0.73%) Python
7 12 (0.73%) PHP
8 10 (0.61%) VBA
9 9 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.36%) C++
12 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.30%) VB
12 5 (0.30%) R
12 5 (0.30%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.24%) Go
13 4 (0.24%) VBScript
14 3 (0.18%) COBOL
14 3 (0.18%) Ada
Qualifications
1 168 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 117 (7.11%) Degree
3 103 (6.26%) SC Cleared
4 101 (6.14%) PMI Certification
5 79 (4.80%) PMP
6 52 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 39 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 37 (2.25%) APMP
9 19 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.91%) ISEB
11 14 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.67%) CISSP
13 7 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.43%) CCNA
13 7 (0.43%) CISM
14 6 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.30%) CISA
15 5 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 5 (0.30%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.07%) QA
2 39 (2.37%) P3O
3 17 (1.03%) SLA
4 16 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.36%) HL7
8 5 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.30%) FATCA
9 4 (0.24%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.24%) DO-254
10 3 (0.18%) Basel II
10 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.18%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.12%) EMIR
11 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.061%) Basel III
12 1 (0.061%) BS25999
System Software
1 18 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.24%) XenApp
5 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.12%) GPFS
6 2 (0.12%) Ceph
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.061%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.061%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.061%) vSphere
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.061%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.061%) Xen
7 1 (0.061%) HDFS
7 1 (0.061%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.61%) Puppet
2 8 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
4 5 (0.30%) SCCM
5 3 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.061%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.061%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.061%) SCOM
7 1 (0.061%) WSUS
7 1 (0.061%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.061%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.061%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 337 (20.47%) SAP
2 185 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 75 (4.56%) Oracle
4 45 (2.73%) Citrix
5 34 (2.07%) CheckPoint
6 25 (1.52%) VMware
7 24 (1.46%) HP
8 23 (1.40%) Cisco
9 22 (1.34%) IBM
10 13 (0.79%) hybris
11 12 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.49%) Remedy
13 7 (0.43%) Teradata
13 7 (0.43%) Tableau
14 6 (0.36%) BMC
15 5 (0.30%) JDA
15 5 (0.30%) CA
15 5 (0.30%) F5
15 5 (0.30%) Endeca
16 4 (0.24%) ATG
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