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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 177 215 182
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 783 635 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.11% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.17% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 418 464
Median daily rate £575 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £775 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £540 £540
% change year-on-year
-0.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £75.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.50 £57.00 -
% change year-on-year
-4.38% -

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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +35 729 £575 - 76
London +17 352 £606 -3.00% 22
South East +6 107 £550 +15.78% 10
South West +32 60 £535 +2.39% 6
North West +17 59 £531 -18.89% 8
City of London +24 52 £700 +7.27% 9
West Midlands -1 52 £500 -9.09% 14
Yorkshire +4 30 £550 +15.78% 4
Manchester -4 29 £575 -17.85% 6
Scotland -7 29 £500 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +14 27 £588 +23.68% 1
Hampshire +5 25 £550 +37.50% 3
East of England +28 24 £563 -2.17% 6
Berkshire 0 24 £525 +13.51% 1
West Yorkshire -4 21 £594 +18.75% 3
Wiltshire +1 20 £553 +6.25% 2
Dorset - 19 £550 -
Birmingham +1 18 £525 -6.66% 5
Edinburgh -23 16 £550 -22.80% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 15 £700 +47.36% 2
Surrey 0 14 £601 -7.61%
Milton Keynes +20 13 £700 +61.84% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 12 £678 +20.17% 1
Cheshire +9 11 £538 +26.47%
Leeds -3 11 £750 +50.00% 3
Bournemouth - 10 £550 -
Wales +22 9 £500 +33.77%
South Wales +19 9 £500 +33.77%
Glasgow +13 9 £450 -3.84%
Nottingham +3 9 £638 +59.37% 1

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 490 (33.70%) Finance
2 454 (31.22%) Programme Management
3 376 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 288 (19.81%) Project Management
5 265 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
6 251 (17.26%) PRINCE2
7 216 (14.86%) Banking
8 159 (10.94%) Migration
9 138 (9.49%) Retail
10 133 (9.15%) Security Cleared
11 96 (6.60%) Change Management
12 85 (5.85%) Risk Management
13 84 (5.78%) SC Cleared
14 78 (5.36%) SAP
15 70 (4.81%) Data Centre
16 68 (4.68%) Business Transformation
17 66 (4.54%) Oracle
18 65 (4.47%) Microsoft
18 65 (4.47%) Test Strategy
19 64 (4.40%) CRM
19 64 (4.40%) E-Commerce
20 62 (4.26%) PMP
20 62 (4.26%) Telecoms
20 62 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 61 (4.20%) ERP
21 61 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
22 58 (3.99%) PMI Certification
23 56 (3.85%) Waterfall
24 55 (3.78%) Office 365
25 52 (3.58%) 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 15 (1.03%) CMS
1 15 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.62%) Skype for Business
3 6 (0.41%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.41%) SAS
4 5 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.21%) Confluence
6 3 (0.21%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.14%) Documentum
8 1 (0.069%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.069%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.069%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.069%) IIS
8 1 (0.069%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.069%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.069%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (2.13%) MS Project
2 27 (1.86%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.24%) MS Office
4 14 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.069%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.76%) Maximo
2 11 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.34%) JDE OneWorld
5 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.34%) Sonata
6 4 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.78%) Office 365
2 31 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.03%) SaaS
4 7 (0.48%) IaaS
4 7 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.41%) PaaS
6 5 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.28%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.14%) Veeva
9 1 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.069%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.93%) WAN
2 25 (1.72%) LAN
3 18 (1.24%) Unified Communications
4 12 (0.83%) Skype
5 11 (0.76%) Firewall
6 10 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (0.55%) Internet
7 8 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.41%) SAN
9 5 (0.34%) Intranet
10 4 (0.28%) Wireless
11 3 (0.21%) 2G
11 3 (0.21%) 3G
11 3 (0.21%) 4G
11 3 (0.21%) LTE
11 3 (0.21%) MPLS
11 3 (0.21%) VoIP
12 2 (0.14%) MVNO
13 1 (0.069%) Broadband
13 1 (0.069%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (1.17%) Big Data
3 11 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 9 (0.62%) EDRMS
5 4 (0.28%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.28%) QlikView
5 4 (0.28%) SAP HANA
5 4 (0.28%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.21%) Power BI
6 3 (0.21%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.069%) DataStage
8 1 (0.069%) DB2
8 1 (0.069%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (0.83%) JIRA
2 7 (0.48%) HP UFT
3 6 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.34%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.28%) Selenium
6 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.14%) Appium
7 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.069%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.069%) Maven
8 1 (0.069%) MSI
8 1 (0.069%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.069%) Subversion
8 1 (0.069%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.069%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.069%) Zephyr
General
1 490 (33.70%) Finance
2 216 (14.86%) Banking
3 138 (9.49%) Retail
4 62 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 44 (3.03%) Marketing
6 39 (2.68%) Legal
7 35 (2.41%) Retail Banking
8 28 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.51%) Front Office
10 18 (1.24%) Advertising
11 15 (1.03%) Law
12 14 (0.96%) Local Government
13 13 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.62%) Billing
16 7 (0.48%) Automotive
16 7 (0.48%) Games
16 7 (0.48%) Publishing
17 5 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (0.69%) Middleware
3 8 (0.55%) .NET
4 7 (0.48%) Web Services
5 5 (0.34%) HTML
6 3 (0.21%) CSS
6 3 (0.21%) HTML5
6 3 (0.21%) XML
7 2 (0.14%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.14%) SOAP
7 2 (0.14%) Symfony
8 1 (0.069%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.069%) Drools
8 1 (0.069%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.069%) jQuery
8 1 (0.069%) JSP
8 1 (0.069%) LINQ
8 1 (0.069%) Mason
8 1 (0.069%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.81%) Data Centre
2 45 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (2.27%) PMI
4 26 (1.79%) NHS
5 19 (1.31%) User Experience
5 19 (1.31%) Virtual Team
6 18 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 11 (0.76%) Economics
7 11 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (0.62%) Fintech
9 8 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.48%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.48%) iPad
11 6 (0.41%) Derivative
11 6 (0.41%) EPoS
11 6 (0.41%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.41%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.34%) Equities
12 5 (0.34%) FMCG
12 5 (0.34%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.09%) Windows
2 16 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 7 (0.48%) Linux
3 7 (0.48%) Unix
4 6 (0.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.21%) AIX
7 2 (0.14%) Android
7 2 (0.14%) HPUX
7 2 (0.14%) Mesosphere
7 2 (0.14%) Solaris
7 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (31.22%) Programme Management
2 376 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 288 (19.81%) Project Management
4 265 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (17.26%) PRINCE2
6 159 (10.94%) Migration
7 96 (6.60%) Change Management
8 85 (5.85%) Risk Management
9 68 (4.68%) Business Transformation
10 65 (4.47%) Test Strategy
11 64 (4.40%) CRM
11 64 (4.40%) E-Commerce
12 62 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 61 (4.20%) ERP
13 61 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 56 (3.85%) Waterfall
15 49 (3.37%) SDLC
16 47 (3.23%) Programme Governance
17 46 (3.16%) Project Planning
18 45 (3.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (1.44%) C
2 18 (1.24%) SQL
3 9 (0.62%) Java
4 3 (0.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.21%) Pascal
4 3 (0.21%) PHP
5 2 (0.14%) C++
5 2 (0.14%) Perl
5 2 (0.14%) Ruby
6 1 (0.069%) C#
6 1 (0.069%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.069%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.069%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 84 (5.78%) SC Cleared
3 62 (4.26%) PMP
4 58 (3.99%) PMI Certification
5 45 (3.09%) Degree
6 39 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 35 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 31 (2.13%) APMP
9 21 (1.44%) DV Cleared
10 17 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 16 (1.10%) ISEB
12 9 (0.62%) CISSP
13 6 (0.41%) CISM
14 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
16 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 2 (0.14%) MAPM
16 2 (0.14%) PgMP
17 1 (0.069%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.58%) QA
2 18 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.96%) MiFID
4 6 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.34%) SLA
6 4 (0.28%) EMIR
7 3 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.21%) FATCA
8 2 (0.14%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
9 1 (0.069%) P3O
9 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.069%) SEPA
9 1 (0.069%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.069%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.28%) Docker
2 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.069%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.41%) Puppet
3 4 (0.28%) Ansible
4 3 (0.21%) SCCM
5 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.14%) Mesos
5 2 (0.14%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.069%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.069%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.069%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 78 (5.36%) SAP
2 66 (4.54%) Oracle
3 65 (4.47%) Microsoft
4 27 (1.86%) CheckPoint
5 17 (1.17%) Cisco
6 12 (0.83%) HP
7 10 (0.69%) Guidewire
7 10 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.55%) Charles River
9 8 (0.55%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.48%) Adobe
10 7 (0.48%) Citrix
10 7 (0.48%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.41%) Teradata
11 6 (0.41%) VMware
12 5 (0.34%) BT
12 5 (0.34%) FNZ
12 5 (0.34%) hybris
12 5 (0.34%) Remedy
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £750 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advento Staffing Ltd
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Posted: Yesterday
London
Searchability
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Volaris Exec
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + all-inclusive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday