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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 176 163 181
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 646 635 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.30% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.41% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 400 315
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£600 £575 £585
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £530 £500
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £56.00 £43.85 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.70% -41.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £77.50 £87.25
% change year-on-year
-27.74% -11.17%

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -19 582 £600 +4.12% 107
London -13 259 £650 +4.00% 55
South East -12 98 £505 +2.79% 19
City of London -4 61 £650 +4.00% 14
North West -2 59 £544 +8.75% 6
Scotland +22 52 £500 - 7
Yorkshire +10 47 £550 -8.33% 8
West Yorkshire +19 44 £550 -8.33% 5
Edinburgh +11 37 £500 - 7
Leeds +16 34 £588 -2.08% 5
Manchester +11 34 £650 +30.00% 4
South West -25 34 £519 -5.68% 7
West Midlands +3 33 £575 +9.52% 5
Berkshire +7 29 £575 +34.89% 3
East of England -4 25 £619 -4.80% 5
East Midlands +19 18 £550 -15.38% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 18 £475 +18.01% 3
Surrey +1 15 £600 +71.42% 4
Hampshire -16 14 £505 +6.31% 3
Bristol -20 14 £530 +0.95% 2
Milton Keynes +3 12 £500 +17.64% 2
Cheshire -15 11 £530 +4.95% 1
Glasgow +5 10 £481 -3.75%
Wiltshire -3 10 £545 -7.23% 1
Birmingham -6 10 £700 +30.84% 3
Leicestershire +16 9 £550 -15.38% 1
Hertfordshire +11 9 £408 +48.18% 1
Slough +1 8 £800 -
Warwickshire +1 8 £650 -
East Sussex +3 7 £500 - 1

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 415 (31.95%) Programme Management
2 405 (31.18%) Finance
3 321 (24.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 300 (23.09%) Project Management
5 269 (20.71%) PRINCE2
6 191 (14.70%) Banking
7 171 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (10.62%) Retail
9 117 (9.01%) Change Management
10 102 (7.85%) Risk Management
11 85 (6.54%) SAP
12 84 (6.47%) Security Cleared
13 77 (5.93%) Migration
14 70 (5.39%) Change Control
15 67 (5.16%) Telecoms
15 67 (5.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 63 (4.85%) Supplier Management
16 63 (4.85%) Degree
16 63 (4.85%) Oracle
16 63 (4.85%) CRM
17 59 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
18 57 (4.39%) ITIL
18 57 (4.39%) Microsoft
19 56 (4.31%) ERP
20 53 (4.08%) MS Project
21 52 (4.00%) SC Cleared
22 49 (3.77%) PMI Certification
23 46 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 46 (3.54%) NHS
23 46 (3.54%) E-Commerce

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (1.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
2 5 (0.38%) Lync
3 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.23%) CMS
3 3 (0.23%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (0.23%) WordPress
3 3 (0.23%) Jadu
3 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.23%) Documentum
4 2 (0.15%) SAS
4 2 (0.15%) Gentran
4 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.077%) Confluence
Applications
1 53 (4.08%) MS Project
2 33 (2.54%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.39%) MS Office
4 17 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.69%) SAP BPC
4 6 (0.46%) SAP EHS
4 6 (0.46%) Agresso
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.31%) SAP FSCM
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.15%) Maximo
8 2 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.077%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.69%) Office 365
2 6 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.15%) Internet
2 14 (1.08%) WAN
3 10 (0.77%) SAN
4 8 (0.62%) Firewall
4 8 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (0.62%) MPLS
5 6 (0.46%) Intranet
5 6 (0.46%) LAN
6 4 (0.31%) VPN
7 3 (0.23%) BGP
7 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.23%) 4G
7 3 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.15%) Wireless
8 2 (0.15%) ATM
9 1 (0.077%) Broadband
9 1 (0.077%) GPRS
9 1 (0.077%) GSM
9 1 (0.077%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.38%) SAP BW
3 4 (0.31%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.23%) SAP BI
5 2 (0.15%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.15%) Big Data
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.077%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.077%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.077%) MySQL
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.077%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.31%) JIRA
2 3 (0.23%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.15%) PVCS
4 1 (0.077%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.077%) Hudson
4 1 (0.077%) SoapUI
General
1 405 (31.18%) Finance
2 191 (14.70%) Banking
3 138 (10.62%) Retail
4 67 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 40 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 33 (2.54%) Retail Banking
7 32 (2.46%) Marketing
7 32 (2.46%) Legal
8 20 (1.54%) Front Office
9 19 (1.46%) Advertising
10 18 (1.39%) Local Government
11 16 (1.23%) Billing
11 16 (1.23%) Publishing
12 15 (1.15%) Back Office
13 14 (1.08%) Law
14 13 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.85%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.69%) Automotive
17 7 (0.54%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.31%) .NET
2 4 (0.31%) Middleware
3 3 (0.23%) Web Services
4 2 (0.15%) EDI
4 2 (0.15%) J2EE
4 2 (0.15%) Mason
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.15%) HTML
5 1 (0.077%) SOAP
5 1 (0.077%) LAMP
5 1 (0.077%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.077%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.54%) NHS
3 26 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 24 (1.85%) Open Source
5 19 (1.46%) PMI
6 16 (1.23%) User Experience
7 14 (1.08%) FMCG
8 13 (1.00%) Social Media
9 10 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 10 (0.77%) Credit Risk
10 7 (0.54%) Derivative
10 7 (0.54%) Online Banking
10 7 (0.54%) IPTV
10 7 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.46%) Economics
11 6 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.46%) EPoS
12 5 (0.38%) DTV
12 5 (0.38%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.15%) Windows
2 8 (0.62%) Linux
3 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.31%) UNIX
5 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.077%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.077%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (31.95%) Programme Management
2 321 (24.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 300 (23.09%) Project Management
4 269 (20.71%) PRINCE2
5 171 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 117 (9.01%) Change Management
7 102 (7.85%) Risk Management
8 77 (5.93%) Migration
9 70 (5.39%) Change Control
10 67 (5.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 63 (4.85%) Supplier Management
11 63 (4.85%) CRM
12 57 (4.39%) ITIL
13 56 (4.31%) ERP
14 46 (3.54%) E-Commerce
15 44 (3.39%) Matrix Management
16 43 (3.31%) Dependency Management
17 37 (2.85%) Business Transformation
17 37 (2.85%) Waterfall
18 36 (2.77%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 24 (1.85%) C
2 9 (0.69%) SQL
3 8 (0.62%) Java
4 3 (0.23%) RPG
5 2 (0.15%) PHP
6 1 (0.077%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.077%) Python
6 1 (0.077%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 84 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 63 (4.85%) Degree
3 52 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 49 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 46 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 37 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 36 (2.77%) PMP
8 14 (1.08%) APMP
9 13 (1.00%) ISEB
10 10 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.54%) CISSP
11 7 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.54%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.38%) CISA
13 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.15%) CCA
15 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 2 (0.15%) CRISC
15 2 (0.15%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.69%) QA
2 14 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.92%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.77%) SLA
5 6 (0.46%) FATCA
5 6 (0.46%) P3O
6 5 (0.38%) EMIR
6 5 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.23%) COREP
8 3 (0.23%) FINREP
9 2 (0.15%) UCITS
9 2 (0.15%) GxP
9 2 (0.15%) Basel II
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
10 1 (0.077%) Basel III
System Software
1 11 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.15%) Puppet
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.077%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.077%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 85 (6.54%) SAP
2 63 (4.85%) Oracle
3 57 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 35 (2.69%) CheckPoint
5 19 (1.46%) IBM
6 15 (1.15%) VMware
7 14 (1.08%) Citrix
8 13 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.77%) HP
10 6 (0.46%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.38%) JDA
11 5 (0.38%) Cisco
11 5 (0.38%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.38%) hybris
12 4 (0.31%) Cadence
12 4 (0.31%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.31%) CA
12 4 (0.31%) Reuters
12 4 (0.31%) Symantec
12 4 (0.31%) Websense
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