The first table below looks at the demand for the Programme Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 185 153 154
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 613 629 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.32% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.43% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 404 472
Average daily rate £600 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £38.79 £22.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.40% -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £35.75
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Manager within the UK.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager within the UK.

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -20 578 £600 - 41
London -31 316 £650 - 24
South East +27 105 £550 +4.76% 8
City of London -12 84 £638 -8.92% 5
North West -23 38 £513 +2.50% 1
Berkshire +2 30 £600 +14.28% 2
South West -1 28 £500 +14.28% 2
Scotland -12 24 £475 -7.31%
East of England -23 24 £475 -10.58%
Hampshire +12 23 £550 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire -19 23 £525 - 4
East Midlands -6 19 £675 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -15 19 £525 +13.51% 3
Manchester -7 18 £450 -10.00% 1
Surrey -4 17 £550 - 1
Reading -2 16 £525 +5.00% 1
Bristol -3 13 £493 +51.53% 1
West Midlands -21 13 £500 -2.43%
Edinburgh -24 13 £475 -8.43%
Cheshire -9 12 £538 +0.37%
Leeds -23 11 £500 +8.10% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 9 £750 -6.25%
Nottingham -2 8 £750 -6.25%
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £698 -12.81% 2
Wiltshire -20 7 £500 +17.30%
North East -20 7 £575 +64.28% 1
Tyne and Wear -24 7 £575 +70.37%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 7 £575 +70.37%
Oxfordshire +7 6 £525 -
West Sussex +1 6 £625 +25.00%

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title.

1 454 (36.38%) Finance
2 396 (31.73%) Programme Management
3 324 (25.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 312 (25.00%) Project Management
5 268 (21.47%) PRINCE2
6 217 (17.39%) Banking
7 131 (10.50%) Retail
8 113 (9.05%) Change Management
9 108 (8.65%) SAP
10 91 (7.29%) Telecoms
11 89 (7.13%) Migration
12 85 (6.81%) PMI Certification
13 74 (5.93%) Security Cleared
14 73 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
15 66 (5.29%) Investment Banking
16 65 (5.21%) Risk Management
17 60 (4.81%) ITIL
17 60 (4.81%) CRM
18 59 (4.73%) ERP
18 59 (4.73%) SC Cleared
19 56 (4.49%) PMP
20 55 (4.41%) Oracle
21 53 (4.25%) MS Project
21 53 (4.25%) Service Delivery
22 52 (4.17%) MS Excel
23 50 (4.01%) Degree
24 47 (3.77%) Change Control
25 45 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 45 (3.61%) QA
26 44 (3.53%) Microsoft

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme Manager in their job title 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 with Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.64%) CMS
3 5 (0.40%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.32%) SAS
4 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.080%) Confluence
7 1 (0.080%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.080%) Lync
7 1 (0.080%) Drupal
7 1 (0.080%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.080%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.080%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.080%) Documentum
7 1 (0.080%) CICS
7 1 (0.080%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 53 (4.25%) MS Project
2 52 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 25 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.92%) MS Office
5 18 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.48%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.48%) Summit
3 6 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.32%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.24%) SaaS
2 2 (0.16%) Office 365
2 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.080%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.88%) WAN
2 8 (0.64%) Internet
3 6 (0.48%) SAN
4 5 (0.40%) LAN
4 5 (0.40%) HTTP
5 3 (0.24%) NAS
5 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.24%) VoIP
6 2 (0.16%) DMZ
6 2 (0.16%) Firewall
6 2 (0.16%) Wireless
6 2 (0.16%) KiloStream
6 2 (0.16%) VLAN
6 2 (0.16%) NFC
6 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.080%) MVNO
7 1 (0.080%) Network Security
7 1 (0.080%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.080%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.080%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (0.88%) SAP BW
3 10 (0.80%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.40%) DB2
4 5 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.40%) Big Data
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.24%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.16%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.080%) QlikView
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.080%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.080%) MySQL
8 1 (0.080%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.080%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.080%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (0.48%) JIRA
2 2 (0.16%) Selenium
2 2 (0.16%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.080%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.080%) FitNesse
General
1 454 (36.38%) Finance
2 217 (17.39%) Banking
3 131 (10.50%) Retail
4 91 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 66 (5.29%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.88%) Marketing
7 34 (2.72%) Retail Banking
8 32 (2.56%) German Language
8 32 (2.56%) Back Office
9 31 (2.48%) Front Office
10 28 (2.24%) Legal
11 20 (1.60%) Advertising
12 18 (1.44%) Billing
13 17 (1.36%) Manufacturing
14 15 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.80%) Publishing
16 8 (0.64%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.64%) Local Government
17 6 (0.48%) Law
17 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.80%) .NET
2 5 (0.40%) HTML
3 4 (0.32%) HTML5
3 4 (0.32%) J2EE
4 3 (0.24%) FpML
4 3 (0.24%) XML
5 2 (0.16%) OLE
5 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.16%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.080%) JFC
6 1 (0.080%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.080%) WCF
6 1 (0.080%) WF
6 1 (0.080%) Mason
6 1 (0.080%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.080%) CSS
6 1 (0.080%) Web Services
6 1 (0.080%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.080%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (3.37%) NHS
2 39 (3.13%) PMI
3 19 (1.52%) FMCG
4 17 (1.36%) Derivative
4 17 (1.36%) Credit Risk
5 14 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 11 (0.88%) Market Risk
6 11 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
7 10 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
8 9 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.56%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.40%) Economics
11 5 (0.40%) GIS
11 5 (0.40%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.32%) CMDB
12 4 (0.32%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.32%) Informatics
12 4 (0.32%) Equities
12 4 (0.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (1.92%) Windows
2 15 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 9 (0.72%) UNIX
4 4 (0.32%) Linux
5 3 (0.24%) AIX
5 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.24%) pSOS
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.080%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (31.73%) Programme Management
2 324 (25.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 312 (25.00%) Project Management
4 268 (21.47%) PRINCE2
5 113 (9.05%) Change Management
6 89 (7.13%) Migration
7 73 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (5.21%) Risk Management
9 60 (4.81%) ITIL
9 60 (4.81%) CRM
10 59 (4.73%) ERP
11 53 (4.25%) Service Delivery
12 47 (3.77%) Change Control
13 42 (3.37%) PRINCE
14 37 (2.96%) Project Planning
15 36 (2.88%) E-Commerce
15 36 (2.88%) Business Transformation
16 35 (2.80%) Scrum
17 34 (2.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 31 (2.48%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.60%) C
2 18 (1.44%) SQL
3 8 (0.64%) C#
4 6 (0.48%) Java
5 3 (0.24%) VBA
5 3 (0.24%) PHP
6 2 (0.16%) Magik
6 2 (0.16%) ABAP
7 1 (0.080%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.080%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.080%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 85 (6.81%) PMI Certification
2 74 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 56 (4.49%) PMP
5 50 (4.01%) Degree
6 45 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 35 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (1.04%) ISEB
9 9 (0.72%) APMP
9 9 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.56%) ACCA
11 5 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 5 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.32%) CAPM
13 3 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.24%) CIMA
13 3 (0.24%) CISA
13 3 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.61%) QA
2 10 (0.80%) EMIR
3 9 (0.72%) SLA
4 8 (0.64%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.48%) Basel III
6 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.24%) COBIT
8 3 (0.24%) FATCA
8 3 (0.24%) P3O
9 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) MiFID
9 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.16%) GxP
10 1 (0.080%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.080%) XenApp
4 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.32%) SCCM
2 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.080%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.080%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.080%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (8.65%) SAP
2 55 (4.41%) Oracle
3 44 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.04%) CheckPoint
5 9 (0.72%) IBM
6 8 (0.64%) Citrix
6 8 (0.64%) Cisco
7 7 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 7 (0.56%) BT
7 7 (0.56%) ServiceNow
8 6 (0.48%) Murex
9 5 (0.40%) HP
9 5 (0.40%) Dell
9 5 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.40%) VMware
10 4 (0.32%) Yardi
10 4 (0.32%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.32%) EMC
10 4 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.24%) Business Objects
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hudson - London
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £825 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £750 - £800 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Euston, London
Origin Housing
Rate: £52,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £675 - £875 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago