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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 156 182 204
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +22
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 781 606 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.42% 1.17% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.59% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 367 313
Average daily rate
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£456 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £77.50 £92.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.21%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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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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 +33 724 £473 -5.50% 189
London +20 302 £516 -6.13% 73
South East +41 157 £425 -2.29% 41
City of London +16 69 £531 -7.60% 39
South West +11 64 £438 +2.94% 30
Yorkshire +18 49 £421 +4.20% 11
North West -3 45 £451 -2.38% 4
Berkshire +18 44 £425 +13.33% 9
West Yorkshire +16 44 £413 +2.04% 10
Leeds +29 40 £411 -13.37% 9
East of England +1 38 £450 +4.34% 8
Scotland -5 36 £400 -12.85% 6
Hampshire +8 34 £398 +13.84% 7
West Midlands -17 31 £458 -10.73% 14
Buckinghamshire +7 29 £438 +29.62% 8
Bristol -7 22 £438 -7.89% 18
Milton Keynes +4 21 £450 +38.46% 3
Edinburgh -11 21 £425 -6.59% 2
East Midlands +5 19 £525 +75.58% 7
Manchester +7 18 £488 -1.26% 2
Hertfordshire +13 17 £380 -15.55% 2
Reading +31 16 £500 +5.26% 3
Surrey -1 15 £450 -4.00% 6
Wiltshire -3 13 £498 +49.06% 1
Cheshire -7 13 £350 -25.33% 1
North East -17 13 £375 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire -19 12 £363 -26.76% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 11 £375 +7.14% 1
Tyne and Wear -20 11 £375 +7.14% 1
South Wales -15 10 £305 -21.29% 1

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 729 (44.37%) Finance
2 555 (33.78%) Project Management
3 456 (27.75%) PRINCE2
4 351 (21.36%) Telecoms
5 338 (20.57%) SAP
6 297 (18.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 297 (18.08%) Marketing
7 291 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
8 285 (17.35%) Manufacturing
9 265 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
10 252 (15.34%) Electronics
11 248 (15.09%) DTV
11 248 (15.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 223 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
13 204 (12.42%) Change Management
14 201 (12.23%) MS Excel
15 192 (11.69%) MS Project
15 192 (11.69%) Security Cleared
16 173 (10.53%) Microsoft
17 166 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
18 157 (9.56%) Risk Management
19 155 (9.43%) Change Control
20 149 (9.07%) Banking
21 130 (7.91%) MS Office
21 130 (7.91%) Degree
22 126 (7.67%) SC Cleared
23 114 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
24 110 (6.70%) ITIL
25 107 (6.51%) PMI Certification
26 103 (6.27%) Project Planning

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 86 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.10%) CMS
3 17 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 11 (0.67%) MS Project Server
4 11 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.55%) Documentum
6 8 (0.49%) IIS
7 7 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.37%) Apache
9 5 (0.30%) Confluence
9 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.24%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.18%) Lync
11 3 (0.18%) JBoss
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 201 (12.23%) MS Excel
2 192 (11.69%) MS Project
3 130 (7.91%) MS Office
4 114 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 68 (4.14%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.061%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 248 (15.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.55%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.30%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.24%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.24%) CA Clarity
11 3 (0.18%) SAP BPC
11 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.18%) VisionPLUS
11 3 (0.18%) Agresso
11 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.67%) Office 365
2 10 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.30%) SaaS
5 4 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.12%) IaaS
7 2 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.58%) Internet
2 20 (1.22%) WAN
3 15 (0.91%) Intranet
4 14 (0.85%) Firewall
5 12 (0.73%) SAN
5 12 (0.73%) LAN
6 9 (0.55%) DNS
7 8 (0.49%) DHCP
8 7 (0.43%) Wireless
9 6 (0.37%) MPLS
9 6 (0.37%) NAS
10 5 (0.30%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.30%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.30%) Extranet
10 5 (0.30%) BGP
11 4 (0.24%) 3GPP
11 4 (0.24%) Network Security
12 3 (0.18%) LDAP
12 3 (0.18%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (0.79%) Big Data
5 12 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (0.73%) MySQL
6 10 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (0.55%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.55%) MS Access
7 9 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.37%) EDRMS
9 6 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.37%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.24%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (0.73%) Selenium
2 10 (0.61%) JIRA
3 7 (0.43%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.43%) JUnit
4 6 (0.37%) Maven
5 5 (0.30%) Subversion
5 5 (0.30%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.24%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.12%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.12%) PVCS
8 2 (0.12%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.12%) WATIR
8 2 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.12%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.061%) Mockito
9 1 (0.061%) RSpec
9 1 (0.061%) TeamCity
General
1 729 (44.37%) Finance
2 351 (21.36%) Telecoms
3 297 (18.08%) Marketing
4 285 (17.35%) Manufacturing
5 252 (15.34%) Electronics
6 149 (9.07%) Banking
7 93 (5.66%) Retail
8 39 (2.37%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.77%) Retail Banking
10 27 (1.64%) Legal
11 24 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (1.34%) Front Office
13 21 (1.28%) Advertising
14 17 (1.03%) Back Office
15 16 (0.97%) Publishing
15 16 (0.97%) Local Government
16 13 (0.79%) Automotive
17 9 (0.55%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.49%) Billing
19 7 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 421 (25.62%) Programme Manager
2 345 (21.00%) Project Manager
3 191 (11.63%) Analyst
4 85 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 84 (5.11%) Developer
6 82 (4.99%) Architect
7 73 (4.44%) Senior Manager
8 58 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
9 53 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
10 51 (3.10%) PMO Manager
11 43 (2.62%) Consultant
12 33 (2.01%) SAP Manager
13 27 (1.64%) Change Manager
14 25 (1.52%) Coordinator
14 25 (1.52%) Test Manager
14 25 (1.52%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (1.52%) Business Manager
15 24 (1.46%) Technical Manager
15 24 (1.46%) Delivery Manager
15 24 (1.46%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.98%) .NET
2 35 (2.13%) HTML
3 31 (1.89%) Web Services
4 29 (1.77%) CSS
5 22 (1.34%) ASP.NET
5 22 (1.34%) jQuery
6 19 (1.16%) J2EE
7 17 (1.03%) Spring
8 15 (0.91%) HTML5
8 15 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (0.85%) XML
10 12 (0.73%) JSON
11 9 (0.55%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.55%) REST
11 9 (0.55%) Ajax
11 9 (0.55%) Middleware
12 8 (0.49%) Spring MVC
13 7 (0.43%) WCF
14 6 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 248 (15.09%) DTV
2 166 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (5.42%) NHS
4 69 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.10%) PMI
6 29 (1.77%) Economics
7 14 (0.85%) Open Source
8 12 (0.73%) FMCG
9 10 (0.61%) User Experience
10 9 (0.55%) Social Media
10 9 (0.55%) Derivative
10 9 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (0.37%) Informatics
13 6 (0.37%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.37%) Learning Management System
13 6 (0.37%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 48 (2.92%) Windows
2 33 (2.01%) Linux
3 21 (1.28%) UNIX
4 10 (0.61%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.49%) CentOS
6 7 (0.43%) Fedora
7 6 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.37%) Android
7 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.24%) Solaris
9 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.12%) VME
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.061%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.061%) pSOS
11 1 (0.061%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.061%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (33.78%) Project Management
2 456 (27.75%) PRINCE2
3 297 (18.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 291 (17.71%) Business Intelligence
5 265 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
6 223 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (12.42%) Change Management
8 157 (9.56%) Risk Management
9 155 (9.43%) Change Control
10 110 (6.70%) ITIL
11 103 (6.27%) Project Planning
12 94 (5.72%) Migration
13 72 (4.38%) Dependency Management
14 71 (4.32%) ERP
14 71 (4.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 70 (4.26%) Portfolio Management
15 70 (4.26%) Service Management
16 63 (3.83%) E-Commerce
17 62 (3.77%) CRM
17 62 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (3.90%) SQL
2 54 (3.29%) Java
3 44 (2.68%) C
4 38 (2.31%) C#
5 35 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.22%) PHP
7 16 (0.97%) Python
8 15 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 14 (0.85%) Ruby
10 11 (0.67%) Perl
11 9 (0.55%) Bash Shell
11 9 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.55%) VBA
12 6 (0.37%) VB
12 6 (0.37%) C++
13 5 (0.30%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.18%) COBOL
14 3 (0.18%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.18%) Golang
15 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 192 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 130 (7.91%) Degree
3 126 (7.67%) SC Cleared
4 107 (6.51%) PMI Certification
5 82 (4.99%) PMP
6 57 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 53 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 27 (1.64%) APMP
9 22 (1.34%) ISEB
10 17 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.91%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.85%) CISSP
13 10 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
14 7 (0.43%) CISM
15 5 (0.30%) PgMP
15 5 (0.30%) BC Cleared
16 4 (0.24%) CIMA
16 4 (0.24%) CAPM
17 3 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 3 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.08%) QA
2 21 (1.28%) P3O
3 13 (0.79%) SLA
4 12 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.30%) FATCA
6 5 (0.30%) EMIR
6 5 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.12%) COREP
9 2 (0.12%) Basel II
9 2 (0.12%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.061%) COBIT
10 1 (0.061%) MiFID
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.061%) FINREP
System Software
1 13 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.12%) HDFS
3 2 (0.12%) Firmware
3 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
3 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (0.73%) Puppet
2 10 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.30%) SCOM
5 4 (0.24%) SCCM
6 3 (0.18%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.061%) WSUS
8 1 (0.061%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.061%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 338 (20.57%) SAP
2 173 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 102 (6.21%) Oracle
4 41 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 24 (1.46%) IBM
6 17 (1.03%) HP
7 13 (0.79%) hybris
7 13 (0.79%) Cisco
8 12 (0.73%) VMware
9 10 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.61%) Business Objects
9 10 (0.61%) Planview
10 9 (0.55%) BMC
10 9 (0.55%) Primavera
11 8 (0.49%) Remedy
11 8 (0.49%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.43%) Citrix
13 6 (0.37%) CA
13 6 (0.37%) Progress
13 6 (0.37%) Google
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £180 - £250 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £350 - 500 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Man
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago