The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 182 184 177
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 640 634 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.20% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.30% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 413 404
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £432 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £775 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £509 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -4 575 £550 -8.33% 109
London -14 275 £625 +3.73% 58
South East +13 108 £513 -8.88% 16
City of London +4 62 £638 +3.65% 22
North West -10 53 £475 -6.17% 10
Scotland +6 46 £500 -20.00% 1
South West -15 40 £500 +1.71% 7
Edinburgh +15 34 £500 -23.07%
Berkshire +21 32 £500 - 5
West Midlands -4 31 £525 +3.70% 9
Yorkshire +16 30 £540 +8.00% 2
Hampshire +5 28 £488 -29.09% 2
West Yorkshire +10 25 £558 +11.50% 2
Manchester -5 22 £475 -17.39% 3
East of England -31 18 £525 -19.23% 3
East Midlands +6 17 £550 -20.00% 2
Wiltshire +2 17 £475 +5.43% 1
Leeds +11 16 £613 +22.50% 1
Surrey +2 15 £550 +6.02% 1
Bristol -7 14 £540 +7.67% 4
Southampton +2 11 £500 -25.92%
West Sussex +8 10 £515 -11.20%
Swindon -5 10 £494 +9.60% 1
Warwickshire +1 9 £500 -
Northamptonshire +5 8 £550 -37.14%
Birmingham -5 8 £688 +34.14% 2
Cheshire -12 8 £413 -8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £525 -8.69% 3
Milton Keynes +4 6 £525 -2.32% 1
Northampton +3 6 £550 -20.00%

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 436 (33.72%) Finance
2 409 (31.63%) Programme Management
3 330 (25.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 303 (23.43%) Project Management
5 294 (22.74%) PRINCE2
6 230 (17.79%) Banking
7 168 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (10.29%) Retail
9 101 (7.81%) Change Management
10 82 (6.34%) Migration
11 80 (6.19%) Risk Management
11 80 (6.19%) Security Cleared
12 79 (6.11%) Investment Banking
13 76 (5.88%) Telecoms
14 73 (5.65%) MS Project
15 66 (5.10%) Change Control
16 65 (5.03%) Microsoft
17 64 (4.95%) PMI Certification
18 61 (4.72%) ITIL
19 60 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
20 59 (4.56%) SAP
21 58 (4.49%) MS Excel
21 58 (4.49%) Degree
22 57 (4.41%) SC Cleared
22 57 (4.41%) CRM
23 56 (4.33%) E-Commerce
24 51 (3.94%) Oracle
25 50 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 50 (3.87%) Scrum
25 50 (3.87%) Supplier Management

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (1.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.70%) Lync
3 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.46%) CMS
5 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.23%) SAS
7 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.077%) IIS
9 1 (0.077%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 73 (5.65%) MS Project
2 58 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 42 (3.25%) MS Office
4 28 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.46%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.23%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.23%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.23%) SAP EHS
8 3 (0.23%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.85%) Office 365
2 4 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.077%) Taleo
5 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.39%) Internet
2 7 (0.54%) WAN
3 6 (0.46%) LAN
4 5 (0.39%) SAN
5 4 (0.31%) LTE
5 4 (0.31%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.23%) Intranet
6 3 (0.23%) MPLS
6 3 (0.23%) Broadband
7 2 (0.15%) MVNO
7 2 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.15%) 4G
7 2 (0.15%) GSM
7 2 (0.15%) UMTS
7 2 (0.15%) ATM
7 2 (0.15%) SS7
7 2 (0.15%) INAP
8 1 (0.077%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.46%) Big Data
3 5 (0.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.31%) MS Access
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.23%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.15%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.15%) QlikView
6 2 (0.15%) WebFOCUS
6 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.077%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.077%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.077%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.077%) MySQL
7 1 (0.077%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.39%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.15%) JIRA
2 2 (0.15%) PVCS
3 1 (0.077%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.077%) Hudson
3 1 (0.077%) SoapUI
General
1 436 (33.72%) Finance
2 230 (17.79%) Banking
3 133 (10.29%) Retail
4 79 (6.11%) Investment Banking
5 76 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 44 (3.40%) Retail Banking
7 39 (3.02%) Marketing
8 38 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 33 (2.55%) Front Office
10 26 (2.01%) Legal
11 20 (1.55%) Back Office
12 18 (1.39%) Publishing
13 17 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (1.16%) German Language
15 14 (1.08%) Advertising
16 12 (0.93%) Local Government
17 10 (0.77%) Billing
17 10 (0.77%) Military
17 10 (0.77%) Automotive
18 8 (0.62%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.31%) .NET
2 6 (0.46%) XML
2 6 (0.46%) Middleware
3 5 (0.39%) HTML
4 4 (0.31%) Web Services
5 3 (0.23%) FpML
5 3 (0.23%) Swing
5 3 (0.23%) Struts
5 3 (0.23%) CSS
5 3 (0.23%) JSP
5 3 (0.23%) Spring
5 3 (0.23%) Mason
6 1 (0.077%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.077%) SOAP
6 1 (0.077%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.077%) COM
6 1 (0.077%) J2EE
6 1 (0.077%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.077%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (2.47%) NHS
3 29 (2.24%) PMI
4 20 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.47%) Derivative
6 16 (1.24%) FMCG
7 14 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.62%) IPTV
10 7 (0.54%) Online Banking
10 7 (0.54%) Social Media
10 7 (0.54%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (0.54%) User Experience
11 6 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (0.46%) Economics
12 5 (0.39%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.39%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.31%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.01%) Windows
2 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.23%) Linux
3 3 (0.23%) UNIX
3 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.23%) Android
4 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (31.63%) Programme Management
2 330 (25.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 303 (23.43%) Project Management
4 294 (22.74%) PRINCE2
5 168 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (7.81%) Change Management
7 82 (6.34%) Migration
8 80 (6.19%) Risk Management
9 66 (5.10%) Change Control
10 61 (4.72%) ITIL
11 57 (4.41%) CRM
12 56 (4.33%) E-Commerce
13 50 (3.87%) Scrum
13 50 (3.87%) Supplier Management
14 44 (3.40%) PRINCE
15 39 (3.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 38 (2.94%) Service Delivery
17 36 (2.78%) ERP
17 36 (2.78%) Business Transformation
18 33 (2.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (1.47%) C
2 12 (0.93%) Java
3 10 (0.77%) SQL
4 5 (0.39%) RPG
5 4 (0.31%) C#
6 2 (0.15%) R
6 2 (0.15%) VBA
7 1 (0.077%) Lingo
7 1 (0.077%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.077%) PHP
7 1 (0.077%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.077%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 80 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 64 (4.95%) PMI Certification
3 58 (4.49%) Degree
4 57 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 50 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 43 (3.33%) PMP
7 40 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (1.01%) APMP
9 10 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (0.77%) ISEB
10 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.39%) CISSP
12 4 (0.31%) CISA
13 3 (0.23%) CISM
13 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.23%) PgMP
14 2 (0.15%) CCA
15 1 (0.077%) ACCA
15 1 (0.077%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.56%) QA
2 13 (1.01%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.46%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) FATCA
4 4 (0.31%) EMIR
4 4 (0.31%) COBIT
4 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.23%) P3O
6 2 (0.15%) UCITS
6 2 (0.15%) MiFID
6 2 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) Puppet
1 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.077%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (5.03%) Microsoft
2 59 (4.56%) SAP
3 51 (3.94%) Oracle
4 28 (2.17%) IBM
5 21 (1.62%) CheckPoint
6 19 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.77%) Cisco
8 9 (0.70%) VMware
9 7 (0.54%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.39%) TOWER Software
10 5 (0.39%) HP
10 5 (0.39%) Google
11 4 (0.31%) CA
11 4 (0.31%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.31%) Murex
12 3 (0.23%) Lotus
12 3 (0.23%) Adobe
12 3 (0.23%) BMC
12 3 (0.23%) Citrix
12 3 (0.23%) Cognos
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £700 - 800 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Talent International
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £600 - 750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £650-700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £520 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: Excellent day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago