The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Programme Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 181 191 190
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 735 649 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.18% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.24% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 423 444
Median daily rate £580 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £407 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £775 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £548 £550
% change year-on-year
+0.45% -0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.50% -

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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 672 £600 +4.34% 66
London +5 336 £647 +3.44% 29
South East -10 90 £563 +10.83% 14
South West +25 55 £540 -1.81% 3
North West +7 54 £544 -5.43% 9
City of London +11 53 £700 +3.70% 8
West Midlands -1 38 £525 +10.52% 6
East Midlands +14 33 £600 +26.31%
Scotland -16 32 £450 -11.59% 4
Manchester -9 29 £638 +2.00% 7
Yorkshire -6 26 £550 - 2
Hampshire +6 21 £600 +44.57% 5
Berkshire -16 20 £513 +10.81% 1
East of England +18 18 £588 +2.17% 3
Surrey +1 17 £625 +13.63% 1
West Yorkshire -9 17 £563 +8.17% 1
Dorset +4 16 £553 -7.91%
Edinburgh -20 16 £538 -15.68% 3
Wiltshire +3 15 £470 -15.31% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 13 £580 +54.66%
Birmingham +2 13 £538 -1.37% 4
Wales +27 12 £510 -2.85%
South Wales +24 12 £510 -2.85%
Buckinghamshire +12 10 £675 +3.84%
Nottingham +4 10 £580 +54.66%
Bournemouth +3 10 £555 +0.90%
Glasgow +3 10 £395 -15.59% 1
Cardiff - 10 £500 -
Cheshire +3 9 £525 +23.52%
Northamptonshire -1 9 £525 +2.43%

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 491 (35.00%) Finance
2 446 (31.79%) Programme Management
3 367 (26.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 275 (19.60%) Project Management
5 235 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (16.32%) PRINCE2
7 220 (15.68%) Banking
8 164 (11.69%) Migration
9 135 (9.62%) Retail
10 128 (9.12%) Security Cleared
11 100 (7.13%) Change Management
12 92 (6.56%) Risk Management
13 86 (6.13%) SAP
14 83 (5.92%) SC Cleared
15 69 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 67 (4.78%) Oracle
17 65 (4.63%) PMI Certification
18 64 (4.56%) ERP
18 64 (4.56%) Business Transformation
19 63 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
20 62 (4.42%) Microsoft
20 62 (4.42%) Test Strategy
21 61 (4.35%) Telecoms
22 60 (4.28%) E-Commerce
22 60 (4.28%) CRM
23 57 (4.06%) Data Centre
24 55 (3.92%) Office 365
25 51 (3.64%) PMP
26 49 (3.49%) Project Planning
26 49 (3.49%) QA

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (1.14%) CMS
2 11 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.57%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.43%) SAS
5 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.14%) Confluence
7 2 (0.14%) Documentum
7 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.071%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.071%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.071%) CICS
8 1 (0.071%) eZ Publish
8 1 (0.071%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.071%) IIS
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.071%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (2.35%) MS Project
2 32 (2.28%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.50%) MS Office
4 16 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.071%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.78%) Maximo
4 10 (0.71%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
5 9 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.36%) Sonata
7 5 (0.36%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.29%) ENOVIA
8 4 (0.29%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.29%) VisionPLUS
9 3 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
9 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.92%) Office 365
2 27 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.00%) SaaS
4 6 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.43%) IaaS
4 6 (0.43%) PaaS
5 5 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.21%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.14%) Taleo
7 2 (0.14%) Veeva
8 1 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.071%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.35%) LAN
1 19 (1.35%) WAN
2 15 (1.07%) Unified Communications
3 11 (0.78%) Firewall
3 11 (0.78%) Skype
4 6 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.29%) Internet
5 4 (0.29%) SAN
6 3 (0.21%) Intranet
6 3 (0.21%) VoIP
7 2 (0.14%) 2G
7 2 (0.14%) 3G
7 2 (0.14%) 4G
7 2 (0.14%) LTE
7 2 (0.14%) MVNO
7 2 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.071%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.071%) MIMO
8 1 (0.071%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (1.07%) Big Data
3 11 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 9 (0.64%) EDRMS
5 5 (0.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (0.29%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.29%) QlikView
6 4 (0.29%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.21%) Power BI
7 3 (0.21%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.071%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.071%) Flink
9 1 (0.071%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (0.78%) JIRA
2 7 (0.50%) HP UFT
3 5 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.36%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.29%) Selenium
5 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.14%) Appium
6 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.071%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.071%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.071%) Maven
7 1 (0.071%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.071%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.071%) Zephyr
General
1 491 (35.00%) Finance
2 220 (15.68%) Banking
3 135 (9.62%) Retail
4 61 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.85%) Marketing
5 40 (2.85%) Retail Banking
6 38 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 33 (2.35%) Legal
8 26 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.64%) Front Office
10 16 (1.14%) Advertising
11 14 (1.00%) Law
12 12 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.71%) Local Government
14 8 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.50%) Automotive
15 7 (0.50%) Games
16 5 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.36%) Electronics
16 5 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (0.78%) Middleware
3 8 (0.57%) .NET
4 5 (0.36%) HTML
4 5 (0.36%) Web Services
5 3 (0.21%) CSS
5 3 (0.21%) HTML5
5 3 (0.21%) XML
6 2 (0.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.14%) SOAP
6 2 (0.14%) Symfony
7 1 (0.071%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.071%) Drools
7 1 (0.071%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.071%) jQuery
7 1 (0.071%) JSP
7 1 (0.071%) LINQ
7 1 (0.071%) Mason
7 1 (0.071%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.06%) Data Centre
2 41 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (2.21%) NHS
4 28 (2.00%) PMI
5 22 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 20 (1.43%) User Experience
7 18 (1.28%) Virtual Team
8 13 (0.93%) Economics
9 12 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.57%) Derivative
11 7 (0.50%) Fintech
11 7 (0.50%) iPad
11 7 (0.50%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.50%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.43%) EPoS
12 6 (0.43%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.43%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.43%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 46 (3.28%) Windows
2 15 (1.07%) Windows 10
3 7 (0.50%) Linux
4 6 (0.43%) Unix
5 5 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.21%) AIX
7 2 (0.14%) Android
7 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.14%) HPUX
7 2 (0.14%) Mesosphere
7 2 (0.14%) Solaris
7 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (31.79%) Programme Management
2 367 (26.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 275 (19.60%) Project Management
4 235 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
5 229 (16.32%) PRINCE2
6 164 (11.69%) Migration
7 100 (7.13%) Change Management
8 92 (6.56%) Risk Management
9 69 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 64 (4.56%) Business Transformation
10 64 (4.56%) ERP
11 63 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 62 (4.42%) Test Strategy
13 60 (4.28%) CRM
13 60 (4.28%) E-Commerce
14 49 (3.49%) Project Planning
15 48 (3.42%) Programme Governance
15 48 (3.42%) Waterfall
16 47 (3.35%) SDLC
17 42 (2.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.43%) SQL
2 17 (1.21%) C
3 10 (0.71%) Java
4 3 (0.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.21%) PHP
5 2 (0.14%) C++
5 2 (0.14%) Perl
6 1 (0.071%) C#
6 1 (0.071%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.071%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.071%) Ruby
6 1 (0.071%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 83 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 65 (4.63%) PMI Certification
4 51 (3.64%) PMP
5 46 (3.28%) Degree
6 41 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 25 (1.78%) APMP
8 22 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (1.14%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (0.93%) ISEB
12 8 (0.57%) CISSP
13 7 (0.50%) CISM
14 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.14%) MAPM
16 1 (0.071%) CAPM
16 1 (0.071%) CFA
16 1 (0.071%) MCP
16 1 (0.071%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.49%) QA
2 22 (1.57%) MiFID
3 17 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.50%) EMIR
6 5 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.29%) SLA
8 3 (0.21%) AIFMD
8 3 (0.21%) COBIT
8 3 (0.21%) FATCA
9 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.14%) UCITS
10 1 (0.071%) Basel III
10 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.071%) GxP
10 1 (0.071%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.071%) P3O
10 1 (0.071%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.29%) Docker
2 4 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.14%) vCloud
3 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.071%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.36%) Puppet
3 3 (0.21%) Ansible
3 3 (0.21%) SCCM
4 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.14%) Mesos
4 2 (0.14%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.071%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.071%) EnCase
5 1 (0.071%) FTK
5 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.071%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 86 (6.13%) SAP
2 67 (4.78%) Oracle
3 62 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 26 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 15 (1.07%) Cisco
6 13 (0.93%) HP
7 10 (0.71%) Guidewire
8 8 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.57%) ServiceNow
8 8 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.50%) Charles River
10 6 (0.43%) Adobe
10 6 (0.43%) Citrix
11 5 (0.36%) BT
11 5 (0.36%) FNZ
11 5 (0.36%) IBM
11 5 (0.36%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.36%) Openreach
11 5 (0.36%) Remedy
12 4 (0.29%) hybris
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Incisive
Rate: From £700 to £800 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Via Resource
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Public Sector
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Baltimore
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
JM
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South East
Baltimore
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Mint
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Volaris Exec
Rate: £550 - £750 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £1,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: £1,000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago