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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 190 202 182
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 701 621 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.31% 1.15% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.21% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 407 426
Median daily rate £600 £575 £605
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £788 £790 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £38.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +46.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +307.14%

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +5 620 £600 +4.34% 79
London +10 337 £650 +1.96% 34
South East -24 78 £550 +4.76% 9
City of London +20 50 £700 +7.69% 7
North West -3 47 £600 +20.00% 5
Scotland -4 47 £575 +21.05% 6
South West +6 46 £530 -3.19% 10
Edinburgh +1 32 £600 +14.28% 4
East Midlands +18 30 £700 +55.55% 1
Yorkshire +6 27 £550 +5.76% 4
West Midlands -9 25 £513 -2.38% 11
Berkshire -5 22 £500 +17.64% 3
Manchester -5 21 £725 +52.63% 4
Surrey -1 20 £625 +8.22% 1
Hampshire +3 19 £420 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 18 £560 +18.57% 4
Bristol +5 16 £600 +9.09%
Cheshire +2 15 £571 +26.94%
East of England -3 15 £600 +9.09% 5
Wales +14 12 £510 -2.85% 1
South Wales +7 12 £510 -2.85% 1
Birmingham +6 12 £525 +9.37% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 12 £580 +54.66% 1
Warrington -3 12 £571 -
Leeds -4 12 £579 +23.19% 3
Reading -9 10 £550 +2.32% 1
Cardiff - 10 £500 - 1
Nottingham 0 9 £580 +54.66% 1
Wiltshire 0 8 £443 -18.80%
Gloucestershire -2 8 £363 -39.58% 1

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 478 (35.51%) Finance
2 408 (30.31%) Programme Management
3 343 (25.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 274 (20.36%) Project Management
5 219 (16.27%) PRINCE2
5 219 (16.27%) Banking
6 194 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
7 163 (12.11%) Migration
8 125 (9.29%) Retail
9 110 (8.17%) Security Cleared
10 95 (7.06%) Change Management
11 93 (6.91%) Risk Management
12 90 (6.69%) SAP
13 74 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 70 (5.20%) ERP
15 66 (4.90%) SC Cleared
16 63 (4.68%) Oracle
16 63 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 60 (4.46%) PMI Certification
18 59 (4.38%) E-Commerce
18 59 (4.38%) Business Transformation
18 59 (4.38%) Test Strategy
19 58 (4.31%) Microsoft
20 54 (4.01%) Project Planning
21 53 (3.94%) CRM
22 51 (3.79%) Telecoms
22 51 (3.79%) QA
23 49 (3.64%) Office 365
24 48 (3.57%) Data Centre
24 48 (3.57%) PMP

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 (1.04%) CMS
2 12 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.74%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.30%) SAS
5 3 (0.22%) Documentum
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.15%) Confluence
6 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.074%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.074%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.074%) Captiva
7 1 (0.074%) CICS
7 1 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.074%) eZ Publish
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.074%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.074%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (2.75%) MS Project
2 31 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.63%) MS Office
4 19 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.074%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.074%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.82%) Maximo
4 10 (0.74%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 8 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.37%) Sonata
8 5 (0.37%) Teamcenter
9 4 (0.30%) ENOVIA
9 4 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.30%) VisionPLUS
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.22%) SAP BPC
10 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.64%) Office 365
2 23 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.67%) SaaS
4 6 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.45%) IaaS
5 4 (0.30%) PaaS
6 3 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
7 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.15%) Taleo
8 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.074%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.26%) WAN
2 16 (1.19%) LAN
3 13 (0.97%) Unified Communications
4 11 (0.82%) Skype
5 6 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (0.37%) Firewall
7 4 (0.30%) SAN
8 3 (0.22%) Intranet
8 3 (0.22%) WebEx
9 2 (0.15%) 2G
9 2 (0.15%) 3G
9 2 (0.15%) Internet
9 2 (0.15%) LTE
9 2 (0.15%) VoIP
9 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.15%) Wireless
10 1 (0.074%) DHCP
10 1 (0.074%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.074%) MIMO
10 1 (0.074%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.04%) Big Data
3 7 (0.52%) EDRMS
3 7 (0.52%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.37%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.22%) QlikView
6 3 (0.22%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.22%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.15%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.074%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.074%) Flink
8 1 (0.074%) GIS
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 12 (0.89%) JIRA
2 10 (0.74%) HP UFT
3 6 (0.45%) Selenium
4 5 (0.37%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.22%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.074%) Appium
7 1 (0.074%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.074%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.074%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.074%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.074%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.074%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.074%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.074%) Testopia
7 1 (0.074%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.074%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.074%) Zephyr
General
1 478 (35.51%) Finance
2 219 (16.27%) Banking
3 125 (9.29%) Retail
4 51 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.97%) Retail Banking
6 38 (2.82%) Marketing
7 34 (2.53%) Investment Banking
8 32 (2.38%) Legal
9 24 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.63%) Front Office
11 17 (1.26%) Law
12 15 (1.11%) Advertising
13 13 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.59%) Local Government
15 7 (0.52%) Games
16 5 (0.37%) Automotive
16 5 (0.37%) Billing
16 5 (0.37%) Publishing
17 4 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (0.74%) .NET
3 6 (0.45%) Middleware
4 5 (0.37%) Web Services
5 4 (0.30%) HTML
6 3 (0.22%) CSS
6 3 (0.22%) XML
7 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.15%) HTML5
8 1 (0.074%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.074%) Drools
8 1 (0.074%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.074%) jQuery
8 1 (0.074%) JSP
8 1 (0.074%) LINQ
8 1 (0.074%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.074%) Mason
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.074%) Symfony
8 1 (0.074%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 48 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 41 (3.05%) NHS
3 39 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.01%) PMI
5 24 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 18 (1.34%) User Experience
7 12 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (0.82%) Economics
9 8 (0.59%) Derivative
10 7 (0.52%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.52%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.45%) EPoS
11 6 (0.45%) Fintech
11 6 (0.45%) FMCG
11 6 (0.45%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.45%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.45%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.45%) SWIFT
12 5 (0.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 40 (2.97%) Windows
2 12 (0.89%) Windows 10
3 7 (0.52%) Linux
4 6 (0.45%) Unix
5 3 (0.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.15%) AIX
6 2 (0.15%) HPUX
6 2 (0.15%) Mesosphere
6 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.074%) Android
7 1 (0.074%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.074%) Solaris
7 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (30.31%) Programme Management
2 343 (25.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 274 (20.36%) Project Management
4 219 (16.27%) PRINCE2
5 194 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
6 163 (12.11%) Migration
7 95 (7.06%) Change Management
8 93 (6.91%) Risk Management
9 74 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 70 (5.20%) ERP
11 63 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 59 (4.38%) Business Transformation
12 59 (4.38%) E-Commerce
12 59 (4.38%) Test Strategy
13 54 (4.01%) Project Planning
14 53 (3.94%) CRM
15 45 (3.34%) Change Control
16 43 (3.19%) Data Migration
17 42 (3.12%) ITIL
18 41 (3.05%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (1.56%) C
2 18 (1.34%) SQL
3 8 (0.59%) Java
4 2 (0.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.15%) Perl
4 2 (0.15%) PHP
5 1 (0.074%) C#
5 1 (0.074%) C++
5 1 (0.074%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.074%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.074%) Ruby
5 1 (0.074%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (8.17%) Security Cleared
2 66 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 60 (4.46%) PMI Certification
4 48 (3.57%) PMP
5 43 (3.19%) Degree
6 38 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (1.56%) APMP
8 16 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 16 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (0.82%) ISEB
10 7 (0.52%) CISM
10 7 (0.52%) CISSP
11 4 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.15%) MAPM
14 1 (0.074%) ACCA
14 1 (0.074%) CAPM
14 1 (0.074%) CISA
14 1 (0.074%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.79%) QA
2 20 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 20 (1.49%) MiFID
3 13 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.45%) EMIR
5 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.30%) COBIT
6 4 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.30%) SLA
6 4 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.22%) AIFMD
7 3 (0.22%) FATCA
8 2 (0.15%) GxP
8 2 (0.15%) P3O
8 2 (0.15%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.15%) UCITS
9 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.074%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.074%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.30%) Docker
3 2 (0.15%) vCloud
4 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.37%) Puppet
3 3 (0.22%) SCCM
4 2 (0.15%) Ansible
4 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.15%) Mesos
5 1 (0.074%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.074%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.074%) EnCase
5 1 (0.074%) FTK
5 1 (0.074%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.074%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 90 (6.69%) SAP
2 63 (4.68%) Oracle
3 58 (4.31%) Microsoft
4 26 (1.93%) CheckPoint
5 14 (1.04%) Cisco
6 10 (0.74%) HP
7 9 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.52%) hybris
9 6 (0.45%) IBM
9 6 (0.45%) Intel
9 6 (0.45%) Remedy
10 5 (0.37%) Adobe
10 5 (0.37%) BT
10 5 (0.37%) Calypso
10 5 (0.37%) Charles River
10 5 (0.37%) Citrix
10 5 (0.37%) EMC
10 5 (0.37%) FNZ
10 5 (0.37%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.37%) JD Edwards
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £620 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £50.00 - £58.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50.00 - £58.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Eames Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £780 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £780 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £1000.00 - £1100.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £700.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £000 - £1 per day + Great Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 21 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £900 - £1000 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago