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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 181 187 163
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 658 607 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.20% 1.14% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.23% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 377 382
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £544 £513
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £55.50 £38.79 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.07% +72.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+296.42% -

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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
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 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -1 594 £591 -1.43% 99
London -9 283 £638 +2.00% 44
South East -29 85 £550 - 11
City of London +16 80 £650 +8.33% 18
Scotland +18 50 £500 - 6
North West -10 48 £550 +15.78% 14
East of England +31 44 £625 +13.63% 5
South West 0 34 £563 +8.43% 14
West Midlands +8 32 £550 +10.00% 5
East Midlands +14 30 £450 -30.76% 2
Edinburgh +5 29 £500 - 3
Yorkshire -15 29 £525 -10.63% 3
Manchester -6 25 £550 +22.22% 5
Berkshire -5 24 £550 -8.33% 1
West Yorkshire -20 21 £513 -10.86%
Bedfordshire +2 16 £675 +3.84% 1
Hertfordshire +14 15 £488 -22.00% 2
Hampshire -7 15 £538 +13.15% 2
Bristol 0 14 £575 +18.55% 8
Glasgow +6 13 £500 +8.10% 3
Surrey +5 11 £650 +18.18% 4
Birmingham 0 11 £550 -15.34% 3
Leeds -15 11 £563 -6.25%
Nottinghamshire -2 10 £450 -43.75%
Nottingham -10 10 £450 -43.75%
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £750 +66.66% 2
Oxfordshire -18 8 £550 -4.34% 1
North East +11 7 £525 -16.28% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 7 £525 -16.28% 1
Tyne and Wear +8 7 £525 -16.28% 1

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 432 (32.88%) Finance
2 427 (32.50%) Programme Management
3 327 (24.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 312 (23.74%) Project Management
5 284 (21.61%) PRINCE2
6 186 (14.16%) Banking
7 185 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
8 132 (10.05%) Retail
9 111 (8.45%) Change Management
10 109 (8.30%) Risk Management
11 98 (7.46%) SAP
12 96 (7.31%) Migration
13 91 (6.93%) Security Cleared
14 79 (6.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 72 (5.48%) Oracle
15 72 (5.48%) Change Control
16 67 (5.10%) CRM
17 65 (4.95%) Degree
18 63 (4.79%) PMI Certification
18 63 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
19 59 (4.49%) SC Cleared
20 57 (4.34%) Telecoms
21 56 (4.26%) NHS
21 56 (4.26%) ITIL
22 53 (4.03%) Supplier Management
22 53 (4.03%) ERP
23 49 (3.73%) PMP
24 47 (3.58%) Microsoft
25 46 (3.50%) Waterfall
26 44 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 37 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (0.53%) CMS
4 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.38%) Lync
6 3 (0.23%) WordPress
6 3 (0.23%) Jadu
6 3 (0.23%) Documentum
6 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.15%) Gentran
7 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.076%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.076%) Confluence
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.076%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.076%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.076%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (3.04%) MS Project
2 26 (1.98%) MS Office
2 26 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.076%) SPSS
6 1 (0.076%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.91%) SAP BPC
4 8 (0.61%) Agresso
5 7 (0.53%) SAP EHS
5 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.53%) SAP FSCM
6 6 (0.46%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.15%) Maximo
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.99%) Office 365
2 5 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.37%) WAN
2 15 (1.14%) Intranet
3 11 (0.84%) SAN
4 10 (0.76%) Internet
4 10 (0.76%) Firewall
5 8 (0.61%) LAN
6 6 (0.46%) MPLS
7 5 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.30%) VPN
9 3 (0.23%) BGP
9 3 (0.23%) ATM
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.23%) 4G
9 3 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.15%) Wireless
10 2 (0.15%) Network Security
10 2 (0.15%) SMS
11 1 (0.076%) VoIP
11 1 (0.076%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.76%) SAP BW
3 6 (0.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.30%) Big Data
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.23%) DB2
5 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.15%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.15%) QualityStage
6 2 (0.15%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.076%) DTS
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.076%) DataStage
7 1 (0.076%) Clementine
7 1 (0.076%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.076%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 432 (32.88%) Finance
2 186 (14.16%) Banking
3 132 (10.05%) Retail
4 57 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.74%) Investment Banking
6 34 (2.59%) Legal
7 32 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.05%) Marketing
9 25 (1.90%) Front Office
10 24 (1.83%) Retail Banking
11 20 (1.52%) Law
11 20 (1.52%) Billing
12 19 (1.45%) Advertising
13 17 (1.29%) Local Government
14 15 (1.14%) Back Office
15 11 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.84%) Publishing
16 10 (0.76%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.46%) Automotive
17 6 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (0.99%) .NET
2 4 (0.30%) Web Services
3 3 (0.23%) J2EE
3 3 (0.23%) Middleware
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.15%) EDI
5 1 (0.076%) JMS
5 1 (0.076%) JDBC
5 1 (0.076%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.076%) LAMP
5 1 (0.076%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.076%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (4.26%) NHS
3 30 (2.28%) Open Source
4 21 (1.60%) PMI
5 20 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.22%) FMCG
6 16 (1.22%) User Experience
7 12 (0.91%) Derivative
8 11 (0.84%) Social Media
9 10 (0.76%) Credit Risk
10 9 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.61%) EPoS
11 8 (0.61%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.53%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.46%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.46%) Economics
13 6 (0.46%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.46%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.29%) Windows
2 8 (0.61%) Linux
3 7 (0.53%) UNIX
4 5 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (32.50%) Programme Management
2 327 (24.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 312 (23.74%) Project Management
4 284 (21.61%) PRINCE2
5 185 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (8.45%) Change Management
7 109 (8.30%) Risk Management
8 96 (7.31%) Migration
9 79 (6.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 72 (5.48%) Change Control
11 67 (5.10%) CRM
12 56 (4.26%) ITIL
13 53 (4.03%) ERP
13 53 (4.03%) Supplier Management
14 46 (3.50%) Waterfall
15 38 (2.89%) Dependency Management
16 37 (2.82%) Matrix Management
17 36 (2.74%) Scrum
18 35 (2.66%) E-Commerce
18 35 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (1.83%) C
2 6 (0.46%) Java
3 4 (0.30%) SQL
4 3 (0.23%) COBOL
5 2 (0.15%) Caml Language
6 1 (0.076%) R
6 1 (0.076%) Python
6 1 (0.076%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 65 (4.95%) Degree
3 63 (4.79%) PMI Certification
4 59 (4.49%) SC Cleared
5 49 (3.73%) PMP
6 44 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 34 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (1.45%) APMP
9 15 (1.14%) ISEB
10 12 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.46%) CISSP
14 5 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
16 3 (0.23%) CISA
17 2 (0.15%) MBA
17 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
17 2 (0.15%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.44%) QA
2 15 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.61%) SLA
3 8 (0.61%) EMIR
4 7 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.53%) FATCA
5 6 (0.46%) P3O
6 5 (0.38%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.23%) GxP
7 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.23%) COREP
7 3 (0.23%) FINREP
8 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.15%) Basel II
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.076%) MiFID
9 1 (0.076%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.076%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.076%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 98 (7.46%) SAP
2 72 (5.48%) Oracle
3 47 (3.58%) Microsoft
4 38 (2.89%) CheckPoint
5 16 (1.22%) VMware
6 15 (1.14%) Citrix
6 15 (1.14%) IBM
7 11 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.76%) HP
9 8 (0.61%) hybris
10 6 (0.46%) Reuters
10 6 (0.46%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.38%) JDA
11 5 (0.38%) Cisco
11 5 (0.38%) RedPrairie
12 4 (0.30%) Retek
12 4 (0.30%) Symantec
12 4 (0.30%) Websense
13 3 (0.23%) ATG
13 3 (0.23%) TIBCO
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