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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 181 165 171
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 659 683 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.28% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.38% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 448 399
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£593 £600 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -12 604 £595 -0.83% 121
London +10 327 £620 +3.33% 61
South East -5 106 £525 -8.69% 23
City of London +26 83 £638 -1.92% 23
North West -9 48 £500 +2.04% 4
West Midlands -6 40 £500 -2.43% 5
Berkshire +12 33 £500 -2.91% 7
Scotland -18 31 £650 +4.00% 6
South West -31 31 £550 +9.67% 6
Manchester +11 27 £500 +2.56% 3
Edinburgh -10 27 £650 +6.12% 4
East of England -40 21 £513 -21.15% 8
Hampshire -4 20 £500 -13.04% 4
Buckinghamshire +1 17 £473 -12.09%
Yorkshire +4 16 £540 +4.34% 6
Milton Keynes +13 15 £420 -16.00%
Surrey +5 13 £575 -4.16% 5
West Yorkshire +14 12 £595 +16.95% 5
Bristol -19 11 £600 +22.88% 2
West Sussex +1 9 £494 -29.46%
East Midlands -8 9 £488 -7.14% 5
Wiltshire -11 9 £500 +4.53% 2
Southampton - 9 £700 - 3
Leeds +12 8 £540 +4.34% 4
Birmingham -2 8 £688 +34.14%
Warwickshire -2 8 £500 -
Swindon -4 8 £500 +10.98% 1
Devon -4 8 £550 -
Cheshire -21 7 £413 -8.33% 1
Docklands, London +14 6 £675 +20.00%

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 470 (35.96%) Finance
2 422 (32.29%) Programme Management
3 351 (26.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 341 (26.09%) Project Management
5 297 (22.72%) PRINCE2
6 231 (17.67%) Banking
7 144 (11.02%) Retail
8 103 (7.88%) Change Management
9 92 (7.04%) Migration
10 83 (6.35%) Telecoms
11 81 (6.20%) Investment Banking
12 80 (6.12%) Risk Management
13 74 (5.66%) PMI Certification
14 73 (5.59%) Microsoft
15 72 (5.51%) MS Project
15 72 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
16 67 (5.13%) SAP
17 64 (4.90%) MS Excel
18 63 (4.82%) CRM
18 63 (4.82%) Security Cleared
19 59 (4.51%) ITIL
20 58 (4.44%) Change Control
21 55 (4.21%) Oracle
22 53 (4.06%) PMP
23 52 (3.98%) Degree
24 51 (3.90%) Supplier Management
25 49 (3.75%) Scrum
26 46 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 44 (3.37%) E-Commerce
27 44 (3.37%) Retail Banking

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (1.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.69%) Lync
3 8 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.46%) CMS
5 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.15%) SAS
8 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.077%) FileNet
9 1 (0.077%) CICS
9 1 (0.077%) IIS
9 1 (0.077%) Documentum
9 1 (0.077%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.077%) Alfresco
Applications
1 72 (5.51%) MS Project
2 64 (4.90%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.37%) MS Office
4 28 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.38%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.31%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP WM
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.23%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.92%) Office 365
2 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.077%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.07%) Internet
2 9 (0.69%) WAN
3 8 (0.61%) SAN
4 5 (0.38%) LAN
5 4 (0.31%) LTE
5 4 (0.31%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 3 (0.23%) MPLS
7 2 (0.15%) NAS
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.15%) VLAN
7 2 (0.15%) UMTS
7 2 (0.15%) VoIP
7 2 (0.15%) ATM
7 2 (0.15%) Broadband
7 2 (0.15%) GSM
7 2 (0.15%) Intranet
7 2 (0.15%) KiloStream
7 2 (0.15%) Wireless
7 2 (0.15%) SS7
7 2 (0.15%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.38%) Big Data
4 4 (0.31%) Spotfire
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.31%) MS Access
5 2 (0.15%) QlikView
5 2 (0.15%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (0.15%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.077%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.077%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.077%) DB2
6 1 (0.077%) MySQL
6 1 (0.077%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.077%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (0.38%) JIRA
2 4 (0.31%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.15%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.077%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.077%) Hudson
General
1 470 (35.96%) Finance
2 231 (17.67%) Banking
3 144 (11.02%) Retail
4 83 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 81 (6.20%) Investment Banking
6 44 (3.37%) Retail Banking
7 37 (2.83%) Marketing
8 36 (2.75%) Front Office
9 34 (2.60%) Back Office
10 33 (2.52%) Manufacturing
11 27 (2.07%) Legal
12 25 (1.91%) German Language
13 21 (1.61%) Advertising
14 18 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 16 (1.22%) Billing
16 14 (1.07%) Publishing
17 9 (0.69%) Local Government
18 8 (0.61%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.61%) Military
18 8 (0.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.07%) .NET
2 6 (0.46%) XML
2 6 (0.46%) HTML
2 6 (0.46%) Middleware
3 4 (0.31%) CSS
3 4 (0.31%) Web Services
4 3 (0.23%) FpML
4 3 (0.23%) J2EE
4 3 (0.23%) Struts
4 3 (0.23%) JSP
4 3 (0.23%) Swing
4 3 (0.23%) Spring
4 3 (0.23%) Mason
5 1 (0.077%) OLE
5 1 (0.077%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.077%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.077%) COM
5 1 (0.077%) SOAP
5 1 (0.077%) JFC
5 1 (0.077%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (2.68%) NHS
2 27 (2.07%) PMI
3 25 (1.91%) FMCG
4 24 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.45%) Derivative
6 11 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (0.77%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
8 9 (0.69%) IPTV
9 8 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.46%) Reference Data
11 6 (0.46%) Economics
12 5 (0.38%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.38%) Social Media
13 4 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.31%) Equities
13 4 (0.31%) DTV
14 3 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.22%) Windows
2 7 (0.54%) Windows 7
3 6 (0.46%) UNIX
4 5 (0.38%) Linux
5 2 (0.15%) Android
5 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (32.29%) Programme Management
2 351 (26.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 341 (26.09%) Project Management
4 297 (22.72%) PRINCE2
5 103 (7.88%) Change Management
6 92 (7.04%) Migration
7 80 (6.12%) Risk Management
8 72 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (4.82%) CRM
10 59 (4.51%) ITIL
11 58 (4.44%) Change Control
12 51 (3.90%) Supplier Management
13 49 (3.75%) Scrum
14 44 (3.37%) E-Commerce
15 42 (3.21%) ERP
15 42 (3.21%) PRINCE
16 39 (2.98%) Service Delivery
16 39 (2.98%) Business Transformation
17 38 (2.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 32 (2.45%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (1.22%) C
2 12 (0.92%) Java
3 11 (0.84%) SQL
4 5 (0.38%) C#
5 4 (0.31%) RPG
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
Qualifications
1 74 (5.66%) PMI Certification
2 63 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.06%) PMP
4 52 (3.98%) Degree
5 46 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 44 (3.37%) SC Cleared
7 40 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (0.84%) APMP
9 10 (0.77%) ISEB
10 9 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 5 (0.38%) CISSP
12 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.31%) PgMP
13 4 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.23%) CISA
14 3 (0.23%) CISM
14 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.29%) QA
2 12 (0.92%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.46%) EMIR
4 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.31%) SLA
5 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.23%) P3O
6 3 (0.23%) GxP
6 3 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.15%) FATCA
7 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.077%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.077%) SCCM
2 1 (0.077%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.077%) Puppet
2 1 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (5.59%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.13%) SAP
3 55 (4.21%) Oracle
4 24 (1.84%) IBM
5 21 (1.61%) CheckPoint
6 18 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.77%) VMware
7 10 (0.77%) Cisco
8 5 (0.38%) Guidewire
8 5 (0.38%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.31%) Google
9 4 (0.31%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.31%) HP
9 4 (0.31%) Murex
9 4 (0.31%) BT
10 3 (0.23%) ATG
10 3 (0.23%) Lotus
10 3 (0.23%) NetApp
10 3 (0.23%) Citrix
10 3 (0.23%) EMC
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £42,000 to £42,000 per annum Fixed Term until March 2015, possibi
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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JM
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City, London
Aston Carter
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London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £800.00 per annum
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Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Scotland
Net Talent
Rate: Excellent rate on offer
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