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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 170 166 171
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 657 638 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.25% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.35% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 413 387
Average daily rate
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£600 £580 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £449 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 -3 602 £600 +4.34% 111
London +24 321 £625 +4.16% 60
South East +4 107 £525 -8.69% 17
City of London +17 80 £650 - 19
North West -8 43 £556 +17.10% 8
West Midlands -7 37 £488 -3.70% 8
South West -15 35 £550 +14.19% 6
Scotland -20 34 £580 -9.01% 1
Edinburgh -4 31 £580 - 1
Berkshire +4 27 £538 +2.38% 7
East of England -26 21 £575 -4.16% 5
Hampshire +1 20 £500 -9.09% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 19 £470 -12.55% 1
Milton Keynes +13 18 £420 -21.86% 1
Yorkshire +7 18 £545 +9.00% 5
West Yorkshire +10 17 £550 +8.10% 1
Manchester -2 17 £600 +26.31% 7
Leeds +5 15 £540 +4.34% 1
Surrey +3 14 £600 - 2
East Midlands -5 13 £578 +12.68% 1
Wiltshire -7 10 £525 +10.52% 1
Cheshire -8 10 £450 -5.26%
Bristol -21 9 £613 +25.44%
Southampton - 8 £700 - 2
Docklands, London +12 7 £675 +17.39%
Derbyshire - 7 £625 -
Oxfordshire +5 6 £433 -38.12%
Bedfordshire -28 6 £650 -
Newbury - 6 £475 - 1
Reading +3 5 £575 +9.52% 3

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 476 (36.96%) Finance
2 412 (31.99%) Programme Management
3 334 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 333 (25.85%) Project Management
5 302 (23.45%) PRINCE2
6 228 (17.70%) Banking
7 140 (10.87%) Retail
8 106 (8.23%) Change Management
9 91 (7.07%) Migration
10 87 (6.75%) Telecoms
11 83 (6.44%) PMI Certification
12 80 (6.21%) Investment Banking
12 80 (6.21%) Risk Management
13 69 (5.36%) MS Project
14 68 (5.28%) SAP
15 66 (5.12%) MS Excel
16 65 (5.05%) Microsoft
16 65 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (4.81%) ITIL
18 61 (4.74%) PMP
19 60 (4.66%) CRM
20 58 (4.50%) Security Cleared
21 52 (4.04%) Oracle
22 50 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 50 (3.88%) Change Control
23 49 (3.80%) Supplier Management
24 47 (3.65%) Degree
24 47 (3.65%) SC Cleared
25 46 (3.57%) Service Delivery
26 44 (3.42%) Scrum

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.47%) CMS
4 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (0.39%) Lync
5 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.16%) SAS
7 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.078%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.078%) Drupal
8 1 (0.078%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.078%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.078%) FileNet
8 1 (0.078%) CICS
Applications
1 69 (5.36%) MS Project
2 66 (5.12%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.72%) MS Office
4 28 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.62%) SAP FI
2 8 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.62%) SAP CO
2 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.31%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.31%) SAP WM
5 4 (0.31%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.70%) Office 365
2 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.078%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.70%) WAN
1 9 (0.70%) Internet
2 8 (0.62%) SAN
3 5 (0.39%) LAN
4 4 (0.31%) LTE
5 3 (0.23%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 3 (0.23%) Firewall
5 3 (0.23%) Wireless
6 2 (0.16%) GSM
6 2 (0.16%) UMTS
6 2 (0.16%) VoIP
6 2 (0.16%) ATM
6 2 (0.16%) Broadband
6 2 (0.16%) Intranet
6 2 (0.16%) DMZ
6 2 (0.16%) KiloStream
6 2 (0.16%) MPLS
6 2 (0.16%) INAP
6 2 (0.16%) SS7
6 2 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.39%) Big Data
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.31%) MS Access
5 2 (0.16%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (0.16%) QlikView
5 2 (0.16%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.16%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.078%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.078%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.078%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.078%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.078%) DB2
6 1 (0.078%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.31%) JIRA
2 2 (0.16%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.078%) LoadRunner
General
1 476 (36.96%) Finance
2 228 (17.70%) Banking
3 140 (10.87%) Retail
4 87 (6.75%) Telecoms
5 80 (6.21%) Investment Banking
6 44 (3.42%) Retail Banking
7 38 (2.95%) Front Office
8 36 (2.80%) Marketing
9 34 (2.64%) Back Office
10 32 (2.48%) German Language
11 28 (2.17%) Manufacturing
12 27 (2.10%) Legal
13 19 (1.48%) Advertising
14 16 (1.24%) Billing
14 16 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (1.09%) Publishing
16 12 (0.93%) Local Government
17 8 (0.62%) Military
18 6 (0.47%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (0.93%) .NET
2 7 (0.54%) HTML
3 6 (0.47%) XML
4 5 (0.39%) Middleware
5 4 (0.31%) CSS
5 4 (0.31%) Web Services
6 3 (0.23%) Spring
6 3 (0.23%) FpML
6 3 (0.23%) Swing
6 3 (0.23%) JSP
6 3 (0.23%) Struts
6 3 (0.23%) J2EE
7 2 (0.16%) HTML5
8 1 (0.078%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.078%) Mason
8 1 (0.078%) JFC
8 1 (0.078%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.078%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (0.078%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 39 (3.03%) NHS
2 29 (2.25%) PMI
3 27 (2.10%) FMCG
4 22 (1.71%) Derivative
5 19 (1.48%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.01%) Credit Risk
7 12 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
9 8 (0.62%) Economics
10 7 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.54%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.39%) Social Media
11 5 (0.39%) Equities
12 4 (0.31%) EPoS
12 4 (0.31%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.31%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.31%) CMDB
12 4 (0.31%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (1.71%) Windows
2 11 (0.85%) Windows 7
3 6 (0.47%) UNIX
4 5 (0.39%) Linux
5 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.23%) Android
6 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (31.99%) Programme Management
2 334 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 333 (25.85%) Project Management
4 302 (23.45%) PRINCE2
5 106 (8.23%) Change Management
6 91 (7.07%) Migration
7 80 (6.21%) Risk Management
8 65 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (4.81%) ITIL
10 60 (4.66%) CRM
11 50 (3.88%) Change Control
12 49 (3.80%) Supplier Management
13 46 (3.57%) Service Delivery
14 44 (3.42%) Scrum
15 43 (3.34%) PRINCE
16 42 (3.26%) E-Commerce
17 36 (2.80%) Business Transformation
18 34 (2.64%) Project Planning
19 33 (2.56%) ERP
20 31 (2.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (1.24%) C
2 12 (0.93%) Java
3 11 (0.85%) SQL
4 6 (0.47%) C#
5 2 (0.16%) RPG
5 2 (0.16%) VBA
5 2 (0.16%) R
6 1 (0.078%) Lingo
6 1 (0.078%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.078%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.078%) PHP
6 1 (0.078%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.078%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 83 (6.44%) PMI Certification
2 61 (4.74%) PMP
3 58 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 50 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 47 (3.65%) Degree
5 47 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 37 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (0.93%) ISEB
8 11 (0.85%) APMP
9 6 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 5 (0.39%) PgMP
10 5 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.39%) CISSP
10 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.23%) CISA
12 3 (0.23%) CISM
13 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.34%) QA
2 8 (0.62%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.47%) EMIR
4 4 (0.31%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) P3O
4 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.23%) FATCA
5 3 (0.23%) COBIT
5 3 (0.23%) GxP
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) MiFID
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.078%) Basel II
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.078%) SCCM
2 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (5.28%) SAP
2 65 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.04%) Oracle
4 21 (1.63%) CheckPoint
5 18 (1.40%) IBM
6 16 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (0.85%) Cisco
8 9 (0.70%) VMware
9 8 (0.62%) Citrix
10 5 (0.39%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.39%) Murex
11 4 (0.31%) Siebel
11 4 (0.31%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.31%) RedPrairie
11 4 (0.31%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.23%) F5
12 3 (0.23%) hybris
12 3 (0.23%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.23%) Google
12 3 (0.23%) ATG
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