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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 201 179 173
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 613 649 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.23% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.33% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 445 386
Average daily rate
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£575 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £783 £801
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £57.00 - £34.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 - £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 - £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 - £47.50

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
50702 48981 45586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.56% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32009 29925 26397
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1910 1955 2127
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -33 559 £575 -4.16% 103
London -5 306 £600 -7.69% 56
South East -21 104 £510 -7.27% 12
City of London -16 72 £665 -1.48% 21
Scotland +7 35 £550 +4.76% 6
North West -25 33 £625 +21.95% 3
Berkshire +14 32 £470 -14.54% 5
Hampshire +8 28 £420 -26.95% 2
South West -14 26 £523 -5.00% 10
Edinburgh -2 24 £713 +35.71% 4
Yorkshire -12 22 £525 - 7
West Yorkshire -11 20 £554 +0.72% 6
Manchester -11 19 £631 +26.25% 3
West Midlands -17 17 £560 +12.00% 8
East of England -8 16 £575 +4.54% 6
Surrey -1 13 £650 +8.33% 1
East Midlands -10 13 £480 -16.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 12 £650 +44.44% 1
Leeds -16 11 £600 +14.28% 5
Bedfordshire +12 10 £575 -11.53%
Wiltshire +2 9 £520 -5.45% 4
Midlands +6 8 £600 -4.00%
Nottinghamshire -2 8 £400 -33.33%
Hook +6 7 £390 -42.22%
Glasgow - 7 £468 - 2
Swindon +1 6 £555 +5.71% 4
Nottingham -3 6 £375 -37.50%
Cheshire -6 6 £425 -10.52%
Bristol -6 6 £550 -0.45% 4
South Wales +5 5 £513 +1.23%

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

1 418 (31.96%) Finance
2 390 (29.82%) Programme Management
3 326 (24.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 296 (22.63%) Project Management
5 268 (20.49%) PRINCE2
6 208 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (14.76%) Banking
8 136 (10.40%) Retail
9 102 (7.80%) Migration
10 98 (7.49%) Change Management
11 97 (7.42%) Risk Management
12 95 (7.26%) Security Cleared
13 82 (6.27%) SAP
14 78 (5.96%) Data Centre
15 72 (5.50%) Degree
16 69 (5.28%) CRM
16 69 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
17 68 (5.20%) Oracle
18 66 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 62 (4.74%) Change Control
20 61 (4.66%) SC Cleared
21 55 (4.20%) ITIL
21 55 (4.20%) NHS
22 54 (4.13%) PMI Certification
22 54 (4.13%) E-Commerce
23 52 (3.98%) QA
24 51 (3.90%) Waterfall
25 48 (3.67%) Telecoms
26 47 (3.59%) Scrum
26 47 (3.59%) Investment Banking

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 40 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.22%) CMS
3 14 (1.07%) Lync
4 11 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.31%) SAS
6 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.15%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.15%) Drupal
8 1 (0.076%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.076%) Confluence
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.076%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.076%) Apache
8 1 (0.076%) Documentum
Applications
1 38 (2.91%) MS Project
2 37 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 29 (2.22%) MS Office
4 14 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.61%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.54%) SAP FSCM
3 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.46%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.31%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.31%) Agresso
6 4 (0.31%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.23%) Maximo
7 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.23%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.15%) Office 365
2 5 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.31%) PaaS
4 2 (0.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.076%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.99%) WAN
2 16 (1.22%) LAN
3 15 (1.15%) Intranet
4 12 (0.92%) Internet
5 6 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.38%) SAN
6 5 (0.38%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.31%) Firewall
8 3 (0.23%) WebEx
8 3 (0.23%) 4G
8 3 (0.23%) Network Security
9 2 (0.15%) LTE
9 2 (0.15%) MVNO
9 2 (0.15%) VoLTE
9 2 (0.15%) Extranet
9 2 (0.15%) VPN
10 1 (0.076%) DNS
10 1 (0.076%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.076%) SSL
10 1 (0.076%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.76%) SAP BW
3 8 (0.61%) SAP BI
4 6 (0.46%) QualityStage
4 6 (0.46%) Big Data
5 5 (0.38%) DB2
6 4 (0.31%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.15%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.15%) Clementine
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.15%) MS Access
8 2 (0.15%) DataStage
9 1 (0.076%) DTS
9 1 (0.076%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.076%) MySQL
9 1 (0.076%) QlikView
9 1 (0.076%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (0.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.076%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.076%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.076%) HP UFT
General
1 418 (31.96%) Finance
2 193 (14.76%) Banking
3 136 (10.40%) Retail
4 48 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.83%) Marketing
7 26 (1.99%) Law
7 26 (1.99%) Front Office
8 23 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.45%) Legal
11 16 (1.22%) Publishing
11 16 (1.22%) Local Government
12 13 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.92%) Advertising
13 12 (0.92%) Billing
14 9 (0.69%) Back Office
15 6 (0.46%) Automotive
15 6 (0.46%) Military
16 5 (0.38%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.76%) .NET
2 5 (0.38%) HTML
3 3 (0.23%) HTML5
4 2 (0.15%) Middleware
4 2 (0.15%) Web Services
4 2 (0.15%) Swing
5 1 (0.076%) EDI
5 1 (0.076%) JMS
5 1 (0.076%) XML
5 1 (0.076%) DOM
5 1 (0.076%) J2EE
5 1 (0.076%) COM
5 1 (0.076%) CSS
5 1 (0.076%) JDBC
5 1 (0.076%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.076%) LAMP
5 1 (0.076%) GWT
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.076%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.076%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.96%) Data Centre
2 69 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.20%) NHS
4 25 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.76%) PMI
6 21 (1.61%) User Experience
7 16 (1.22%) Credit Risk
8 13 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (0.99%) Derivative
9 12 (0.92%) FMCG
10 11 (0.84%) Fixed Income
10 11 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.69%) Equities
11 9 (0.69%) Market Risk
12 8 (0.61%) Informatics
13 7 (0.54%) Economics
14 6 (0.46%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.46%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.46%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.38%) Windows
2 8 (0.61%) UNIX
3 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.23%) Linux
4 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.15%) Solaris
5 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.076%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.076%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.076%) AIX
6 1 (0.076%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (29.82%) Programme Management
2 326 (24.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 296 (22.63%) Project Management
4 268 (20.49%) PRINCE2
5 208 (15.90%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (7.80%) Migration
7 98 (7.49%) Change Management
8 97 (7.42%) Risk Management
9 69 (5.28%) CRM
10 66 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 62 (4.74%) Change Control
12 55 (4.20%) ITIL
13 54 (4.13%) E-Commerce
14 51 (3.90%) Waterfall
15 47 (3.59%) Scrum
15 47 (3.59%) Business Transformation
16 41 (3.13%) Coaching
16 41 (3.13%) Test Strategy
17 38 (2.91%) Supplier Management
18 37 (2.83%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 25 (1.91%) C
2 16 (1.22%) Java
3 7 (0.54%) SQL
4 5 (0.38%) COBOL
5 3 (0.23%) R
6 2 (0.15%) Caml Language
6 2 (0.15%) Python
7 1 (0.076%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.076%) VB
7 1 (0.076%) ABAP
7 1 (0.076%) Perl
7 1 (0.076%) PHP
7 1 (0.076%) C++
Qualifications
1 95 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.50%) Degree
3 61 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 54 (4.13%) PMI Certification
5 44 (3.36%) PMP
6 37 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 28 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (1.30%) APMP
9 16 (1.22%) ISTQB
10 14 (1.07%) ISEB
11 13 (0.99%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.61%) CISSP
13 8 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.38%) CISA
15 2 (0.15%) CISM
15 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.15%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.98%) QA
2 9 (0.69%) SLA
3 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.54%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.38%) FATCA
6 4 (0.31%) EMIR
7 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.15%) FINREP
8 2 (0.15%) P3O
8 2 (0.15%) GxP
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.076%) MiFID
9 1 (0.076%) HL7
9 1 (0.076%) DICOM
9 1 (0.076%) GMP
9 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.23%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.15%) XenApp
4 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.076%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.076%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.076%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.076%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.076%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.076%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 82 (6.27%) SAP
2 68 (5.20%) Oracle
3 46 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 26 (1.99%) CheckPoint
5 22 (1.68%) IBM
6 13 (0.99%) Reuters
7 12 (0.92%) VMware
7 12 (0.92%) HP
8 11 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.61%) Citrix
10 7 (0.54%) Teradata
11 6 (0.46%) Cisco
11 6 (0.46%) hybris
12 5 (0.38%) Adobe
12 5 (0.38%) EMC
12 5 (0.38%) Retek
13 4 (0.31%) Lotus
14 3 (0.23%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.23%) Hyperion
14 3 (0.23%) Sophis
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