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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 147 151 157
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 836 777 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.38% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.85% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 492 365
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 £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £401
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.40 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +32.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.41 £21.66 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.80 £55.00 £79.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £46.40 £29.13
% change year-on-year
-24.56% +59.31%

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
42744 42016 35128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.77% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26677 26116 20973
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1227 1185 1074
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.94 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +4 772 £425 -5.55% 185
London -48 254 £494 -5.95% 73
South East +9 161 £390 +10.55% 36
North West +54 109 £400 -5.88% 18
South West +48 103 £379 -5.31% 24
City of London +20 75 £513 +13.88% 22
Hampshire +10 58 £425 +13.18% 10
Manchester +22 47 £375 -16.66% 11
Scotland -4 46 £431 +8.76% 1
West Midlands -6 40 £350 -6.66% 6
Bristol +13 37 £381 +15.09% 7
East Midlands +7 34 £425 +20.14% 4
Berkshire -19 33 £375 +15.38% 11
Yorkshire -4 32 £353 -5.86% 10
West Yorkshire +5 26 £384 -9.58% 9
East of England +4 25 £430 -18.09% 10
Buckinghamshire +8 24 £300 -13.04% 4
Edinburgh -11 21 £400 +1.01% 1
Glasgow +15 19 £453 +0.35%
Milton Keynes +3 18 £298 -13.76% 3
Gloucestershire 0 18 £375 -11.76% 8
Nottinghamshire 0 17 £450 -5.26% 3
Leeds -3 17 £381 -19.73% 6
Southampton -3 16 £375 -4.76% 2
West Sussex -12 16 £390 +71.42% 1
Cheshire +3 14 £475 +18.75% 2
Nottingham -7 14 £475 - 3
Birmingham +4 13 £350 - 4
Oxfordshire -11 13 £383 +9.28% 3
North East -8 12 £367 -6.96% 4

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 755 (47.16%) Finance
2 592 (36.98%) Project Management
3 484 (30.23%) PRINCE2
4 327 (20.42%) SAP
5 309 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 298 (18.61%) Telecoms
7 291 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 284 (17.74%) Marketing
9 279 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
10 253 (15.80%) Digital Marketing
11 246 (15.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 246 (15.37%) DTV
11 246 (15.37%) Electronics
11 246 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
12 195 (12.18%) MS Project
13 187 (11.68%) Microsoft
14 183 (11.43%) Security Cleared
15 182 (11.37%) MS Excel
16 181 (11.31%) Change Management
17 159 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
18 153 (9.56%) Banking
19 151 (9.43%) Risk Management
20 138 (8.62%) Change Control
21 137 (8.56%) Degree
22 126 (7.87%) MS Office
23 115 (7.18%) SC Cleared
24 112 (7.00%) ITIL
25 107 (6.68%) PMI Certification
26 106 (6.62%) Migration
27 105 (6.56%) NHS

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 104 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (0.81%) IIS
4 11 (0.69%) MS Project Server
4 11 (0.69%) Mule
5 10 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.44%) CMS
7 7 (0.44%) Confluence
7 7 (0.44%) Mule ESB
8 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.37%) Lync
8 6 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.25%) SAS
11 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.19%) Drupal
11 3 (0.19%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.19%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 195 (12.18%) MS Project
2 182 (11.37%) MS Excel
3 126 (7.87%) MS Office
4 102 (6.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 59 (3.69%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) FastStats
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.062%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 246 (15.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.75%) Agresso
4 8 (0.50%) Primavera
5 7 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.31%) Unica
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.25%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.19%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.12%) SAP FI-GL
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.62%) SaaS
2 10 (0.62%) Office 365
3 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.12%) CheetahMail
8 2 (0.12%) Pure360
8 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.12%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.44%) SAN
2 18 (1.12%) Firewall
3 17 (1.06%) Internet
4 14 (0.87%) Intranet
4 14 (0.87%) Network Security
4 14 (0.87%) WAN
5 9 (0.56%) DNS
6 8 (0.50%) LAN
7 7 (0.44%) DHCP
7 7 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (0.44%) 4G
8 6 (0.37%) WebEx
8 6 (0.37%) Broadband
8 6 (0.37%) VPN
8 6 (0.37%) BGP
9 5 (0.31%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.31%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.31%) OSPF
10 4 (0.25%) LTE
10 4 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (1.25%) Big Data
5 18 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (0.69%) MySQL
6 11 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.44%) QlikView
9 7 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.37%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.37%) SAP BI
11 5 (0.31%) Spotfire
12 4 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (0.94%) JIRA
2 10 (0.62%) Selenium
3 9 (0.56%) Maven
3 9 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.37%) Subversion
4 6 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.25%) JUnit
6 4 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.19%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.19%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.19%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.19%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.19%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.12%) ERwin
8 2 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.062%) TestNG
General
1 755 (47.16%) Finance
2 298 (18.61%) Telecoms
3 291 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 284 (17.74%) Marketing
5 246 (15.37%) Electronics
6 153 (9.56%) Banking
7 95 (5.93%) Retail
8 39 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 39 (2.44%) Legal
9 22 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 22 (1.37%) Law
10 21 (1.31%) Front Office
11 19 (1.19%) Local Government
12 16 (1.00%) Publishing
13 13 (0.81%) Automotive
14 10 (0.62%) Advertising
15 9 (0.56%) Billing
15 9 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.50%) Back Office
16 8 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 401 (25.05%) Programme Manager
2 350 (21.86%) Project Manager
3 202 (12.62%) Analyst
4 82 (5.12%) Senior Manager
5 79 (4.93%) Business Analyst
6 73 (4.56%) Developer
7 68 (4.25%) PMO Analyst
8 66 (4.12%) PMO Manager
9 56 (3.50%) Consultant
9 56 (3.50%) Senior Project Manager
10 55 (3.44%) Architect
11 36 (2.25%) Business Manager
12 35 (2.19%) SAP Manager
13 34 (2.12%) PMO Lead
14 33 (2.06%) IT Project Manager
15 27 (1.69%) Infrastructure Manager
16 26 (1.62%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (1.62%) Delivery Manager
17 21 (1.31%) SAP Programme Manager
17 21 (1.31%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.37%) Web Services
2 35 (2.19%) HTML
3 33 (2.06%) .NET
4 27 (1.69%) CSS
5 18 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 17 (1.06%) XML
6 17 (1.06%) Spring
7 15 (0.94%) jQuery
8 12 (0.75%) HTML5
9 11 (0.69%) JSON
10 10 (0.62%) RESTful
10 10 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (0.56%) J2EE
12 8 (0.50%) Ajax
12 8 (0.50%) REST
12 8 (0.50%) SOAP
13 7 (0.44%) CSS3
13 7 (0.44%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 246 (15.37%) DTV
2 159 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (6.56%) NHS
4 73 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 41 (2.56%) PMI
6 32 (2.00%) Economics
7 21 (1.31%) User Experience
8 15 (0.94%) FMCG
9 13 (0.81%) Open Source
10 11 (0.69%) Data Integration
11 10 (0.62%) Life Science
11 10 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.50%) Derivative
13 8 (0.50%) E-Learning
14 7 (0.44%) Handset
14 7 (0.44%) Fixed Income
14 7 (0.44%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.44%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 59 (3.69%) Windows
2 35 (2.19%) Linux
3 23 (1.44%) UNIX
4 15 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.50%) CentOS
5 8 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.50%) Windows XP
6 7 (0.44%) Fedora
6 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.44%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.31%) Solaris
9 4 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.19%) AIX
10 3 (0.19%) Android
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.062%) VME
12 1 (0.062%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (36.98%) Project Management
2 484 (30.23%) PRINCE2
3 309 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 279 (17.43%) Business Intelligence
5 253 (15.80%) Digital Marketing
6 246 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
7 181 (11.31%) Change Management
8 151 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 138 (8.62%) Change Control
10 112 (7.00%) ITIL
11 106 (6.62%) Migration
12 98 (6.12%) Service Delivery
13 95 (5.93%) Service Management
14 85 (5.31%) Portfolio Management
15 83 (5.18%) Project Planning
16 80 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 70 (4.37%) Waterfall
17 70 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 64 (4.00%) CRM
18 64 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 58 (3.62%) SQL
2 57 (3.56%) Java
3 30 (1.87%) C#
4 29 (1.81%) C
5 28 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 15 (0.94%) Python
6 15 (0.94%) Ruby
7 12 (0.75%) PHP
7 12 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.50%) VBA
8 8 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 6 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.31%) Perl
10 5 (0.31%) R
11 4 (0.25%) Golang
11 4 (0.25%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.25%) C++
11 4 (0.25%) COBOL
11 4 (0.25%) VBScript
12 2 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 183 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 137 (8.56%) Degree
3 115 (7.18%) SC Cleared
4 107 (6.68%) PMI Certification
5 92 (5.75%) PMP
6 49 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 46 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (1.87%) APMP
9 20 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.75%) CISSP
11 11 (0.69%) ISEB
12 9 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.31%) CISM
14 5 (0.31%) CCNA
14 5 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.25%) MCSE
15 4 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.94%) QA
2 35 (2.19%) P3O
3 17 (1.06%) SLA
4 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.31%) HL7
8 4 (0.25%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.25%) DO-254
8 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.19%) Basel II
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.12%) FATCA
10 2 (0.12%) EMIR
10 2 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.12%) COREP
11 1 (0.062%) FINREP
11 1 (0.062%) CRD IV
System Software
1 16 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.12%) Firmware
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
5 2 (0.12%) HDFS
5 2 (0.12%) GPFS
5 2 (0.12%) Ceph
6 1 (0.062%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.062%) XenApp
6 1 (0.062%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.062%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.062%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (0.81%) Puppet
2 9 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.19%) SCCM
5 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.062%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.062%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.062%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.062%) SCOM
7 1 (0.062%) WSUS
7 1 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 327 (20.42%) SAP
2 187 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 86 (5.37%) Oracle
4 41 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 37 (2.31%) Citrix
6 21 (1.31%) IBM
6 21 (1.31%) VMware
7 18 (1.12%) HP
8 17 (1.06%) Cisco
9 12 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 12 (0.75%) hybris
10 7 (0.44%) Tableau
10 7 (0.44%) Google
10 7 (0.44%) Planview
11 6 (0.37%) Remedy
11 6 (0.37%) BMC
12 5 (0.31%) EMC
12 5 (0.31%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.31%) Endeca
13 4 (0.25%) JDA
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Wales
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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