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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 217 246 195
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 625 571 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 0.99% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.04% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 378 448
Median daily rate £575 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £775 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £514
% change year-on-year
- +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 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 +23 591 £575 -2.33% 45
London +40 297 £625 -1.38% 19
South East +17 99 £525 - 6
City of London +14 58 £688 +5.76% 8
West Midlands 0 53 £545 -6.63% 3
North West -9 40 £488 -18.75% 5
South West +16 27 £550 - 2
East of England +16 23 £615 +23.00% 8
Surrey +19 20 £700 +7.69%
Manchester -23 20 £473 -32.50% 3
Hampshire +23 19 £525 +9.37% 2
Yorkshire +16 19 £510 -7.27%
West Yorkshire +15 18 £520 +4.00%
Bristol +6 18 £601 +9.22% 1
Berkshire 0 17 £430 -18.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £563 +15.38% 1
East Midlands -5 16 £550 +23.94% 1
Milton Keynes +3 15 £563 +18.42% 1
Cheshire +4 14 £525 -
Birmingham +1 14 £613 +6.52%
Scotland -8 14 £588 +17.50% 1
Leeds +15 13 £725 +61.11%
Midlands +6 12 £600 -
Bedfordshire 0 11 £663 +12.76% 2
Coventry -11 11 £550 -4.76% 2
Reading +17 9 £460 -24.89%
Nottinghamshire 0 9 £550 +25.71% 1
Nottingham - 9 £550 - 1
Edinburgh -1 8 £613 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +8 7 £525 +20.00% 4

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 431 (31.53%) Programme Management
2 429 (31.38%) Finance
3 361 (26.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 286 (20.92%) Project Management
5 264 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
6 239 (17.48%) PRINCE2
7 174 (12.73%) Banking
8 135 (9.88%) Retail
9 128 (9.36%) Migration
10 97 (7.10%) Change Management
11 95 (6.95%) Security Cleared
12 83 (6.07%) Data Centre
13 79 (5.78%) SAP
13 79 (5.78%) Oracle
14 77 (5.63%) ERP
15 76 (5.56%) PMI Certification
16 71 (5.19%) PMP
17 68 (4.97%) Telecoms
18 67 (4.90%) SC Cleared
19 65 (4.75%) Business Transformation
20 63 (4.61%) Risk Management
21 57 (4.17%) Microsoft
22 56 (4.10%) Test Strategy
22 56 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 55 (4.02%) QA
24 54 (3.95%) Waterfall
25 53 (3.88%) Programme Governance
26 51 (3.73%) E-Commerce
27 47 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
27 47 (3.44%) Change Control

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 14 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.59%) CMS
3 7 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.29%) SAS
5 4 (0.29%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.22%) Drupal
6 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.15%) Confluence
7 2 (0.15%) Documentum
7 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.073%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.073%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.073%) eZ Publish
8 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.073%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (1.76%) MS Project
2 17 (1.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.37%) MS Office
4 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
2 17 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
5 11 (0.80%) Oracle FAH
5 11 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 9 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.44%) Maximo
9 6 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.37%) JDE OneWorld
10 5 (0.37%) Primavera
10 5 (0.37%) Sonata
11 4 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.22%) Office 365
2 27 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.17%) SaaS
4 10 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (0.37%) PaaS
6 4 (0.29%) IaaS
6 4 (0.29%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.15%) Apcera
7 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.15%) Veeva
8 1 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.49%) WAN
2 27 (1.98%) LAN
3 21 (1.54%) Unified Communications
4 13 (0.95%) Internet
4 13 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (0.73%) Firewall
6 9 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (0.59%) SAN
8 5 (0.37%) Intranet
8 5 (0.37%) Skype
9 4 (0.29%) MPLS
9 4 (0.29%) Wireless
10 3 (0.22%) 4G
10 3 (0.22%) MVNO
10 3 (0.22%) Network Security
11 2 (0.15%) 2G
11 2 (0.15%) 3G
11 2 (0.15%) DWDM
11 2 (0.15%) LTE
11 2 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.24%) Big Data
2 14 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 9 (0.66%) EDRMS
5 6 (0.44%) QlikView
6 5 (0.37%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.29%) Power BI
7 4 (0.29%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.15%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.15%) GIS
9 2 (0.15%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.073%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.073%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.073%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.073%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (0.80%) JIRA
2 5 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.22%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.073%) Appium
6 1 (0.073%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.073%) MSI
6 1 (0.073%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.073%) Selenium
6 1 (0.073%) Subversion
6 1 (0.073%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.073%) Vagrant
General
1 429 (31.38%) Finance
2 174 (12.73%) Banking
3 135 (9.88%) Retail
4 68 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.93%) Legal
5 40 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 38 (2.78%) Marketing
7 35 (2.56%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 22 (1.61%) Front Office
10 21 (1.54%) Local Government
11 13 (0.95%) Law
12 12 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.80%) Advertising
14 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.59%) Publishing
15 7 (0.51%) Automotive
15 7 (0.51%) Back Office
15 7 (0.51%) Billing
16 6 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (0.88%) Middleware
3 9 (0.66%) .NET
4 6 (0.44%) Web Services
5 4 (0.29%) HTML
6 3 (0.22%) HTML5
7 2 (0.15%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.15%) SOAP
7 2 (0.15%) Symfony
7 2 (0.15%) XML
8 1 (0.073%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.073%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.073%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.073%) CSS
8 1 (0.073%) Drools
8 1 (0.073%) J2EE
8 1 (0.073%) JSP
8 1 (0.073%) RESTful
8 1 (0.073%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.07%) Data Centre
2 40 (2.93%) PMI
3 38 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (1.54%) NHS
5 17 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.24%) Virtual Team
6 13 (0.95%) User Experience
7 12 (0.88%) Economics
8 10 (0.73%) EPoS
8 10 (0.73%) Private Cloud
9 9 (0.66%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.59%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.59%) Fintech
11 7 (0.51%) Derivative
11 7 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.51%) FMCG
11 7 (0.51%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.44%) Biometrics
12 6 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (2.85%) Windows
2 14 (1.02%) Windows 10
3 7 (0.51%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.44%) Linux
5 5 (0.37%) Unix
6 4 (0.29%) AIX
6 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.22%) Solaris
8 2 (0.15%) Android
8 2 (0.15%) HPUX
8 2 (0.15%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (31.53%) Programme Management
2 361 (26.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 286 (20.92%) Project Management
4 264 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
5 239 (17.48%) PRINCE2
6 128 (9.36%) Migration
7 97 (7.10%) Change Management
8 77 (5.63%) ERP
9 65 (4.75%) Business Transformation
10 63 (4.61%) Risk Management
11 56 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 56 (4.10%) Test Strategy
12 54 (3.95%) Waterfall
13 53 (3.88%) Programme Governance
14 51 (3.73%) E-Commerce
15 47 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
15 47 (3.44%) Change Control
16 41 (3.00%) CRM
17 39 (2.85%) Project Planning
17 39 (2.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (1.76%) C
2 16 (1.17%) SQL
3 12 (0.88%) Java
4 3 (0.22%) Pascal
4 3 (0.22%) Ruby
5 2 (0.15%) C++
5 2 (0.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.15%) Perl
5 2 (0.15%) PHP
6 1 (0.073%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.073%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.073%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.073%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 76 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 71 (5.19%) PMP
4 67 (4.90%) SC Cleared
5 46 (3.37%) Degree
6 37 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 31 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 26 (1.90%) APMP
9 18 (1.32%) ISEB
10 15 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (0.88%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.51%) CISSP
13 6 (0.44%) PgMP
14 4 (0.29%) CISM
14 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.22%) MBA
16 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
16 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 1 (0.073%) CBAP
17 1 (0.073%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.02%) QA
2 19 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (0.88%) MiFID
4 12 (0.88%) SLA
5 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.37%) GAAP
8 3 (0.22%) EMIR
9 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.073%) COBIT
10 1 (0.073%) FATCA
10 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.073%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.073%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.37%) Puppet
3 4 (0.29%) Ansible
4 2 (0.15%) Mesos
4 2 (0.15%) SCCM
4 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.073%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.073%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.073%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (5.78%) Oracle
1 79 (5.78%) SAP
2 57 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 21 (1.54%) CheckPoint
4 20 (1.46%) Cisco
5 9 (0.66%) Citrix
6 8 (0.59%) Adobe
6 8 (0.59%) Charles River
6 8 (0.59%) HP
6 8 (0.59%) JD Edwards
6 8 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (0.59%) Sitecore
6 8 (0.59%) VMware
7 7 (0.51%) Ericsson
7 7 (0.51%) Guidewire
7 7 (0.51%) ServiceNow
8 6 (0.44%) Cognos
8 6 (0.44%) Hyperion
8 6 (0.44%) Informatica
9 5 (0.37%) Remedy
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