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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 196 179 164
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 637 636 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.17% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.26% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 405 407
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 £411 £425 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £777 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
- +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £56.00 £38.79 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.36% +72.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -

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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 -26 578 £575 -4.56% 86
London -4 288 £625 -3.84% 36
South East -56 82 £550 - 16
City of London +7 78 £650 - 8
North West -15 50 £550 +11.67% 8
Scotland +14 42 £488 +2.63% 1
South West +7 32 £550 +8.91% 2
East of England +25 30 £675 +28.57% 4
West Midlands +1 29 £513 +2.55% 8
East Midlands -1 29 £438 -27.08% 4
Yorkshire -14 28 £535 -0.46% 8
Manchester -3 25 £475 +5.55% 3
Edinburgh +2 23 £475 -
Berkshire -12 21 £465 -28.46% 6
West Yorkshire -6 20 £498 -5.23% 8
Hampshire -17 20 £525 -4.54% 2
Nottingham 0 13 £438 -41.66% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 13 £438 -41.66% 1
Bedfordshire +7 12 £750 +36.36% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £525 +10.52% 2
Leeds -17 12 £520 +1.46% 6
Hertfordshire +9 11 £530 -15.20% 1
Bristol +5 11 £550 +11.67%
Glasgow +1 10 £500 +17.64% 1
Reading -5 9 £538 - 2
Derbyshire +9 8 £425 -
Derby +5 8 £425 -
Birmingham +2 8 £490 -1.95% 3
West Sussex -21 8 £550 -12.00%
Cheshire -13 7 £550 +2.32% 1

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 437 (33.90%) Finance
2 399 (30.95%) Programme Management
3 332 (25.76%) Project Management
4 306 (23.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 281 (21.80%) PRINCE2
6 188 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (13.81%) Banking
8 128 (9.93%) Retail
9 106 (8.22%) Change Management
10 104 (8.07%) Migration
11 95 (7.37%) SAP
12 91 (7.06%) Risk Management
13 85 (6.59%) Security Cleared
14 70 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 69 (5.35%) CRM
16 67 (5.20%) Oracle
16 67 (5.20%) Degree
17 64 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
18 63 (4.89%) NHS
19 61 (4.73%) PMI Certification
20 58 (4.50%) Change Control
21 55 (4.27%) Telecoms
22 54 (4.19%) SC Cleared
23 50 (3.88%) Supplier Management
23 50 (3.88%) ITIL
24 48 (3.72%) PMP
25 47 (3.65%) ERP
26 46 (3.57%) Waterfall
27 45 (3.49%) Business Transformation
28 40 (3.10%) Investment Banking

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (0.70%) CMS
4 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.39%) Lync
5 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.23%) SAS
7 2 (0.16%) Gentran
7 2 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.078%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.078%) Confluence
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.078%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.078%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.078%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.078%) Documentum
Applications
1 38 (2.95%) MS Project
2 23 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.55%) MS Office
4 13 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.85%) SAP BPC
3 9 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.62%) Agresso
5 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.54%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (0.47%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.39%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.31%) SAP EHS
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.16%) Maximo
10 2 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 2 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.01%) Office 365
2 4 (0.31%) PaaS
3 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.078%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.55%) WAN
2 12 (0.93%) SAN
3 11 (0.85%) Intranet
3 11 (0.85%) Internet
3 11 (0.85%) LAN
4 8 (0.62%) Firewall
5 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.39%) MPLS
6 4 (0.31%) VPN
6 4 (0.31%) WebEx
7 3 (0.23%) Network Security
7 3 (0.23%) 4G
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.16%) MVNO
8 2 (0.16%) VoLTE
8 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.16%) LTE
8 2 (0.16%) ATM
8 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 6 (0.47%) Big Data
4 5 (0.39%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.39%) DB2
4 5 (0.39%) SAP BI
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.16%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (0.16%) QualityStage
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.16%) Clementine
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.16%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.078%) DataStage
8 1 (0.078%) DTS
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 437 (33.90%) Finance
2 178 (13.81%) Banking
3 128 (9.93%) Retail
4 55 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.02%) Marketing
8 24 (1.86%) Legal
9 23 (1.78%) Billing
10 22 (1.71%) Law
11 21 (1.63%) Retail Banking
12 20 (1.55%) Front Office
13 18 (1.40%) Local Government
14 15 (1.16%) Advertising
15 13 (1.01%) Back Office
16 10 (0.78%) Publishing
17 9 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.47%) Automotive
19 6 (0.47%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.09%) .NET
2 3 (0.23%) J2EE
2 3 (0.23%) Middleware
2 3 (0.23%) HTML
3 2 (0.16%) HTML5
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.16%) Swing
3 2 (0.16%) EDI
4 1 (0.078%) JMS
4 1 (0.078%) LAMP
4 1 (0.078%) COM
4 1 (0.078%) JDBC
4 1 (0.078%) Web Services
4 1 (0.078%) XML
4 1 (0.078%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.89%) NHS
3 26 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 25 (1.94%) Open Source
5 21 (1.63%) PMI
6 17 (1.32%) FMCG
7 13 (1.01%) User Experience
8 11 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 10 (0.78%) Derivative
9 10 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.62%) Economics
12 7 (0.54%) Equities
12 7 (0.54%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.47%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.47%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.47%) Informatics
13 6 (0.47%) Social Media
13 6 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.32%) Windows
2 8 (0.62%) UNIX
3 5 (0.39%) Linux
4 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (30.95%) Programme Management
2 332 (25.76%) Project Management
3 306 (23.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 281 (21.80%) PRINCE2
5 188 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (8.22%) Change Management
7 104 (8.07%) Migration
8 91 (7.06%) Risk Management
9 70 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 69 (5.35%) CRM
11 58 (4.50%) Change Control
12 50 (3.88%) ITIL
12 50 (3.88%) Supplier Management
13 47 (3.65%) ERP
14 46 (3.57%) Waterfall
15 45 (3.49%) Business Transformation
16 39 (3.03%) E-Commerce
17 38 (2.95%) PRINCE
18 37 (2.87%) People Management
19 35 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.55%) C
2 13 (1.01%) Java
3 5 (0.39%) COBOL
4 3 (0.23%) SQL
4 3 (0.23%) R
5 2 (0.16%) Caml Language
6 1 (0.078%) Python
Qualifications
1 85 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 67 (5.20%) Degree
3 61 (4.73%) PMI Certification
4 54 (4.19%) SC Cleared
5 48 (3.72%) PMP
6 38 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 30 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (1.32%) APMP
9 12 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.85%) ISEB
11 8 (0.62%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.47%) CISSP
13 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.23%) CISA
16 2 (0.16%) SAP Certification
16 2 (0.16%) CRISC
16 2 (0.16%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.64%) QA
2 11 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.78%) SLA
4 7 (0.54%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.54%) EMIR
4 7 (0.54%) FATCA
5 6 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.39%) P3O
6 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.23%) COREP
7 3 (0.23%) FINREP
8 2 (0.16%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.16%) GxP
8 2 (0.16%) Basel II
9 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.078%) MiFID
9 1 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.078%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.078%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.078%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.078%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 95 (7.37%) SAP
2 67 (5.20%) Oracle
3 36 (2.79%) Microsoft
4 34 (2.64%) CheckPoint
5 17 (1.32%) VMware
5 17 (1.32%) Citrix
6 15 (1.16%) IBM
7 11 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.78%) HP
9 7 (0.54%) hybris
10 6 (0.47%) Hyperion
10 6 (0.47%) Reuters
11 5 (0.39%) JDA
11 5 (0.39%) Cisco
11 5 (0.39%) RedPrairie
12 4 (0.31%) Retek
12 4 (0.31%) Lotus
12 4 (0.31%) Symantec
12 4 (0.31%) Websense
13 3 (0.23%) Sophis
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £750.00 - £900.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £900 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £800 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
Thomson Reuters
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago