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 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 130 158 194
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +36
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 895 706 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.32% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.79% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 488 359
Average daily rate
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£450 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £725 £739
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 5
Average hourly rate £48.75 £27.00 £36.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £14.90 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £60.90 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £21.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+118.39% -43.13%

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
42045 39415 41397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.46% 73.73% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26091 24205 23959
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1093 1499
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 September 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
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 September 2014.

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 September 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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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 +36 851 £450 -5.26% 195
London +32 357 £514 -2.14% 75
South East +27 196 £410 -3.52% 42
City of London +16 80 £511 -7.04% 23
South West 0 73 £375 -3.84% 22
Berkshire +34 66 £398 -9.14% 6
North West +18 61 £475 +2.70% 15
West Midlands +17 58 £435 +2.95% 7
East of England -17 36 £450 -30.76% 13
Hampshire -19 33 £400 - 12
Manchester +15 31 £438 -7.89% 13
Bristol -8 28 £375 -1.96% 6
Surrey +16 26 £320 -46.66% 8
Yorkshire +3 25 £525 +27.27% 14
East Midlands +4 24 £425 -27.96% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 22 £423 +0.89% 4
Oxfordshire +12 21 £425 +6.25% 2
Scotland -43 20 £387 -2.39% 5
West Yorkshire 0 19 £540 +30.90% 11
Milton Keynes +10 18 £410 -12.76%
Birmingham +10 16 £413 -17.50%
Wiltshire -1 16 £409 -7.10% 6
Hertfordshire -2 16 £418 -7.22% 1
Banbury - 16 £419 - 1
North East -7 15 £375 -44.44% 2
Leeds +10 14 £545 +30.14% 11
Tyne and Wear -14 11 £375 -46.42% 1
Warwickshire -1 10 £430 - 1
Swindon -2 10 £388 -11.93% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £375 -

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 784 (46.64%) Finance
2 554 (32.96%) Project Management
3 451 (26.83%) PRINCE2
4 400 (23.80%) Telecoms
5 380 (22.61%) SAP
6 322 (19.16%) Marketing
7 320 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 311 (18.50%) Manufacturing
8 311 (18.50%) Business Intelligence
9 292 (17.37%) Digital Marketing
10 277 (16.48%) Electronics
11 276 (16.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 275 (16.36%) DTV
13 204 (12.14%) Change Management
14 194 (11.54%) MS Excel
15 192 (11.42%) MS Project
16 168 (9.99%) Security Cleared
17 166 (9.88%) Microsoft
18 155 (9.22%) Banking
19 151 (8.98%) Risk Management
19 151 (8.98%) Change Control
20 130 (7.73%) ITIL
21 120 (7.14%) MS Office
22 117 (6.96%) PMI Certification
23 116 (6.90%) SC Cleared
24 113 (6.72%) Oracle
25 109 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
26 108 (6.42%) SharePoint
27 105 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
28 104 (6.19%) Retail

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 108 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.19%) MS Project Server
3 17 (1.01%) CMS
4 13 (0.77%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.36%) Documentum
6 6 (0.36%) SAS
6 6 (0.36%) IIS
7 5 (0.30%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.30%) Confluence
7 5 (0.30%) Lync
8 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.24%) Mule
9 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.18%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.12%) Apache
10 2 (0.12%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 194 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 192 (11.42%) MS Project
3 120 (7.14%) MS Office
4 109 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 76 (4.52%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.059%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.059%) CATIA
10 1 (0.059%) SPSS
10 1 (0.059%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 276 (16.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.24%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
7 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.24%) CA Clarity
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.18%) ENOVIA
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.18%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.18%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.25%) SaaS
2 13 (0.77%) Office 365
3 10 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.24%) IaaS
6 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.18%) PaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.059%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.059%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.059%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.059%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.25%) WAN
2 16 (0.95%) Firewall
3 14 (0.83%) LAN
4 12 (0.71%) Internet
5 10 (0.59%) DNS
5 10 (0.59%) Intranet
6 9 (0.54%) MPLS
6 9 (0.54%) HTTP
7 7 (0.42%) Wireless
8 6 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.36%) Extranet
9 5 (0.30%) SAN
9 5 (0.30%) UMTS
10 4 (0.24%) DHCP
10 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.24%) LDAP
10 4 (0.24%) LTE
10 4 (0.24%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.18%) Network Security
11 3 (0.18%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (1.25%) MySQL
5 19 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.54%) Oracle Exadata
11 8 (0.48%) EDRMS
12 7 (0.42%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.42%) Big Data
12 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.36%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.36%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.36%) OLAP
13 6 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (1.01%) Selenium
2 15 (0.89%) JIRA
3 10 (0.59%) Maven
4 8 (0.48%) JUnit
5 6 (0.36%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.30%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.30%) Subversion
7 4 (0.24%) Ant
7 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.18%) Hudson
8 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.18%) NUnit
8 3 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.12%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.12%) WATIR
9 2 (0.12%) FitNesse
General
1 784 (46.64%) Finance
2 400 (23.80%) Telecoms
3 322 (19.16%) Marketing
4 311 (18.50%) Manufacturing
5 277 (16.48%) Electronics
6 155 (9.22%) Banking
7 104 (6.19%) Retail
8 37 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.96%) Back Office
10 31 (1.84%) Retail Banking
11 29 (1.73%) Legal
12 26 (1.55%) German Language
13 22 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 21 (1.25%) Advertising
15 17 (1.01%) Front Office
16 15 (0.89%) Publishing
17 12 (0.71%) Billing
18 9 (0.54%) Automotive
19 8 (0.48%) Local Government
20 7 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 424 (25.22%) Programme Manager
2 310 (18.44%) Project Manager
3 205 (12.20%) Analyst
4 102 (6.07%) Developer
5 71 (4.22%) Business Analyst
6 68 (4.05%) PMO Analyst
7 66 (3.93%) Senior Manager
8 52 (3.09%) Architect
9 48 (2.86%) Consultant
10 46 (2.74%) Senior Project Manager
10 46 (2.74%) PMO Manager
11 45 (2.68%) Business Manager
12 31 (1.84%) Coordinator
12 31 (1.84%) PMO Lead
13 29 (1.73%) Java Developer
13 29 (1.73%) Change Manager
14 27 (1.61%) IT Project Manager
14 27 (1.61%) Administrator
14 27 (1.61%) Delivery Manager
15 26 (1.55%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (3.27%) .NET
2 36 (2.14%) Web Services
3 30 (1.78%) jQuery
4 29 (1.73%) HTML
4 29 (1.73%) CSS
5 25 (1.49%) J2EE
6 24 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 22 (1.31%) Spring
8 21 (1.25%) Middleware
9 19 (1.13%) XML
10 18 (1.07%) SOAP
11 16 (0.95%) RESTful
12 15 (0.89%) HTML5
13 14 (0.83%) JSON
14 12 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (0.59%) CSS3
16 9 (0.54%) Java EE
16 9 (0.54%) WCF
16 9 (0.54%) Hibernate
17 8 (0.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 275 (16.36%) DTV
2 80 (4.76%) NHS
3 69 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 47 (2.80%) PMI
5 20 (1.19%) FMCG
6 19 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.13%) Economics
7 15 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
8 14 (0.83%) Open Source
9 12 (0.71%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.59%) Informatics
11 9 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
11 9 (0.54%) Derivative
11 9 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (0.54%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.48%) Equities
13 7 (0.42%) CESG
13 7 (0.42%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.36%) Social Media
14 6 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (2.74%) Windows
2 38 (2.26%) Linux
3 20 (1.19%) UNIX
4 15 (0.89%) Solaris
5 11 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.48%) VME
6 8 (0.48%) Android
7 6 (0.36%) CentOS
8 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.30%) Fedora
9 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.059%) pSOS
11 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.059%) AIX
11 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (32.96%) Project Management
2 451 (26.83%) PRINCE2
3 320 (19.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 311 (18.50%) Business Intelligence
5 292 (17.37%) Digital Marketing
6 204 (12.14%) Change Management
7 151 (8.98%) Risk Management
7 151 (8.98%) Change Control
8 130 (7.73%) ITIL
9 105 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (5.83%) Project Planning
11 96 (5.71%) Migration
12 78 (4.64%) Business Analysis
13 75 (4.46%) ERP
14 71 (4.22%) CRM
15 70 (4.16%) Portfolio Management
16 68 (4.05%) Service Management
16 68 (4.05%) Scrum
16 68 (4.05%) Resource Management
17 64 (3.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (4.28%) SQL
2 61 (3.63%) Java
3 37 (2.20%) C#
4 36 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 33 (1.96%) C
6 16 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 13 (0.77%) PHP
7 13 (0.77%) PL/SQL
8 12 (0.71%) Ruby
9 11 (0.65%) Python
10 8 (0.48%) COBOL
11 7 (0.42%) PHP5
12 6 (0.36%) Perl
13 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.30%) ABAP
14 4 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.24%) VBA
15 3 (0.18%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.18%) VB
15 3 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 168 (9.99%) Security Cleared
2 117 (6.96%) PMI Certification
3 116 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 85 (5.06%) Degree
5 81 (4.82%) PMP
6 67 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 39 (2.32%) ISEB
8 35 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 22 (1.31%) APMP
10 16 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
10 16 (0.95%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.65%) CISSP
13 8 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.36%) PgMP
15 6 (0.36%) CBAP
15 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.46%) QA
2 31 (1.84%) P3O
3 13 (0.77%) SLA
3 13 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.30%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.30%) EMIR
6 4 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.18%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.18%) HL7
8 2 (0.12%) FATCA
8 2 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.059%) COREP
9 1 (0.059%) Basel III
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.059%) Basel II
9 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.059%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.12%) Cronacle
4 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.12%) XenApp
4 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.059%) vSphere
5 1 (0.059%) vCloud
5 1 (0.059%) NFS
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.059%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.059%) Xen
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.30%) SCCM
3 2 (0.12%) SCOM
3 2 (0.12%) Puppet
3 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.059%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.059%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.059%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.059%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.059%) YUM
4 1 (0.059%) Nagios
4 1 (0.059%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 380 (22.61%) SAP
2 166 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 113 (6.72%) Oracle
4 27 (1.61%) HP
4 27 (1.61%) CheckPoint
5 17 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (0.89%) Cisco
6 15 (0.89%) IBM
7 12 (0.71%) VMware
8 11 (0.65%) JBoss
8 11 (0.65%) Hyperion
9 9 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
10 8 (0.48%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.48%) Siebel
10 8 (0.48%) Remedy
10 8 (0.48%) ICL
10 8 (0.48%) Fujitsu
10 8 (0.48%) hybris
11 7 (0.42%) Planview
11 7 (0.42%) BMC
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