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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Manager
UK
Rank 221 189 187
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 487 653 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.28% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.34% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 453 437
Median daily rate £600 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £800 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £81.25 - £55.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 - £55.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.00 - £55.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - £55.50

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -28 451 £600 +6.66% 50
London -37 220 £650 +8.33% 21
South East +1 74 £500 -2.48% 7
West Midlands -3 32 £500 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire +1 31 £625 +25.00% 3
City of London -14 31 £675 +12.50% 6
East of England +10 28 £550 +17.96% 4
North West +10 26 £513 -14.50% 6
Berkshire +14 22 £469 -21.87%
South West +4 22 £537 -10.58% 4
Scotland -22 17 £375 -37.50%
West Yorkshire +6 16 £650 +36.84% 2
Oxfordshire +2 14 £500 -10.75% 2
Leeds -8 13 £651 +40.64% 2
Glasgow +3 12 £343 -34.76%
Cambridgeshire +15 11 £625 +38.88% 2
Oxford +13 11 £488 - 1
Manchester +1 11 £513 -21.07% 2
East Midlands +1 11 £638 +21.42%
Hampshire +1 10 £488 +10.16% 4
Wiltshire +6 9 £415 -33.60%
Surrey +3 9 £650 +35.77%
North Yorkshire +14 8 £550 -
Kent - 8 £505 -
Birmingham -2 7 £650 +19.54% 2
Cardiff - 7 £569 - 1
South Wales - 7 £569 - 1
Wales - 7 £569 - 1
Reading +11 6 £400 -17.96%
Milton Keynes +9 6 £453 -

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 339 (33.04%) Finance
2 302 (29.43%) Programme Management
3 280 (27.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 279 (27.19%) Project Management
5 205 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
6 187 (18.23%) PRINCE2
7 126 (12.28%) Banking
8 106 (10.33%) Retail
9 99 (9.65%) Migration
10 93 (9.06%) Change Management
11 73 (7.12%) Security Cleared
12 69 (6.73%) Risk Management
13 64 (6.24%) PMI Certification
14 60 (5.85%) Data Centre
15 57 (5.56%) Microsoft
16 54 (5.26%) SC Cleared
17 51 (4.97%) SAP
17 51 (4.97%) PMP
17 51 (4.97%) Change Control
18 48 (4.68%) Degree
19 47 (4.58%) ERP
19 47 (4.58%) Business Transformation
20 43 (4.19%) Programme Governance
20 43 (4.19%) Telecoms
21 42 (4.09%) CRM
21 42 (4.09%) Analytics
21 42 (4.09%) Test Strategy
22 41 (4.00%) Waterfall
22 41 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
23 39 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 25 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (0.68%) CMS
3 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.39%) Confluence
4 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.097%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.097%) Drupal
6 1 (0.097%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.097%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.097%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.097%) SAS
6 1 (0.097%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.22%) MS Project
3 25 (2.44%) MS Office
4 17 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.097%) SPSS
6 1 (0.097%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.58%) Maximo
2 6 (0.58%) Primavera
3 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.097%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.097%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.63%) Office 365
2 12 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.68%) SaaS
4 6 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.097%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.097%) PaaS
7 1 (0.097%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.34%) WAN
2 16 (1.56%) LAN
3 8 (0.78%) Internet
4 7 (0.68%) Intranet
5 6 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.49%) Telepresence
6 5 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.39%) WebEx
8 3 (0.29%) Extranet
8 3 (0.29%) MVNO
8 3 (0.29%) Skype
8 3 (0.29%) Wireless
9 2 (0.19%) ATM
9 2 (0.19%) Broadband
9 2 (0.19%) DWDM
9 2 (0.19%) Firewall
10 1 (0.097%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.097%) PSTN
10 1 (0.097%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.49%) Big Data
3 5 (0.49%) QlikView
3 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.39%) GIS
5 3 (0.29%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (0.29%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.19%) Power BI
6 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.097%) EDMS
7 1 (0.097%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.17%) JIRA
2 6 (0.58%) JUnit
2 6 (0.58%) Selenium
3 5 (0.49%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.29%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.19%) LSMW
6 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.097%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.097%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.097%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.097%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.097%) JBehave
7 1 (0.097%) Maven
7 1 (0.097%) Mockito
7 1 (0.097%) Moq
7 1 (0.097%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.097%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.097%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.097%) WebDriver
General
1 339 (33.04%) Finance
2 126 (12.28%) Banking
3 106 (10.33%) Retail
4 43 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.22%) Legal
6 32 (3.12%) Marketing
7 24 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 21 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.56%) Advertising
11 15 (1.46%) Local Government
12 13 (1.27%) Front Office
13 12 (1.17%) Back Office
14 11 (1.07%) Law
15 7 (0.68%) Publishing
16 6 (0.58%) Electronics
17 5 (0.49%) Games
18 4 (0.39%) Automotive
18 4 (0.39%) Billing
18 4 (0.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.68%) Middleware
2 4 (0.39%) .NET
3 3 (0.29%) Velocity
3 3 (0.29%) Web Services
4 2 (0.19%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.097%) CSS
5 1 (0.097%) CSS3
5 1 (0.097%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.097%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.097%) HTML
5 1 (0.097%) HTML5
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.097%) RESTful
5 1 (0.097%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.097%) Spring
5 1 (0.097%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.85%) Data Centre
2 41 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.51%) PMI
4 25 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.95%) NHS
5 20 (1.95%) Virtual Team
6 10 (0.97%) EPoS
6 10 (0.97%) Smart Meter
7 8 (0.78%) Derivative
8 7 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 7 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 7 (0.68%) User Experience
9 6 (0.58%) FMCG
9 6 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.49%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.39%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.14%) Windows
2 7 (0.68%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.39%) Linux
4 3 (0.29%) AIX
4 3 (0.29%) Android
4 3 (0.29%) Solaris
4 3 (0.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.097%) Unix
6 1 (0.097%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (29.43%) Programme Management
2 280 (27.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 279 (27.19%) Project Management
4 205 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
5 187 (18.23%) PRINCE2
6 99 (9.65%) Migration
7 93 (9.06%) Change Management
8 69 (6.73%) Risk Management
9 51 (4.97%) Change Control
10 47 (4.58%) Business Transformation
10 47 (4.58%) ERP
11 43 (4.19%) Programme Governance
12 42 (4.09%) Analytics
12 42 (4.09%) CRM
12 42 (4.09%) Test Strategy
13 41 (4.00%) Waterfall
14 39 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 37 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (3.41%) Service Management
17 34 (3.31%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (1.66%) C
2 14 (1.36%) SQL
3 8 (0.78%) Java
4 2 (0.19%) Ruby
5 1 (0.097%) C++
5 1 (0.097%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.097%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.097%) Python
5 1 (0.097%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 64 (6.24%) PMI Certification
3 54 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 51 (4.97%) PMP
5 48 (4.68%) Degree
6 33 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 28 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.56%) APMP
9 12 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (0.78%) PgMP
11 7 (0.68%) ISEB
12 5 (0.49%) CISM
12 5 (0.49%) CISSP
12 5 (0.49%) MBA
13 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.097%) CAPM
14 1 (0.097%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.097%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.51%) QA
2 12 (1.17%) GDPR
3 9 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.78%) SLA
5 7 (0.68%) MiFID
6 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.39%) IFRS
7 4 (0.39%) IFRS 9
7 4 (0.39%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.29%) EMIR
8 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.19%) Basel III
9 2 (0.19%) COREP
9 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.19%) FINREP
9 2 (0.19%) GAAP
9 2 (0.19%) GxP
10 1 (0.097%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.097%) NFS
2 1 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 57 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.97%) SAP
3 35 (3.41%) Oracle
4 17 (1.66%) Cisco
5 9 (0.88%) Adobe
5 9 (0.88%) IBM
5 9 (0.88%) Workday
6 8 (0.78%) CheckPoint
7 7 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.49%) Charles River
9 5 (0.49%) Citrix
9 5 (0.49%) Google
9 5 (0.49%) Informatica
9 5 (0.49%) Tableau
10 4 (0.39%) ATG
10 4 (0.39%) HP
10 4 (0.39%) Remedy
10 4 (0.39%) Saba
11 3 (0.29%) VMware
South East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £512 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Oscar
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Sidtech Ltd
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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