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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 188 171 176
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 651 640 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.21% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.31% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 417 420
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -25.53%

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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -17 589 £550 -8.33% 105
London +1 291 £615 - 55
South East +12 110 £515 -6.36% 9
City of London +12 74 £625 -0.99% 18
North West -16 50 £500 - 10
Scotland +2 43 £500 -20.00% 2
West Midlands +6 36 £525 -13.40% 5
Edinburgh +16 34 £500 -23.07% 2
South West -31 34 £500 -0.29% 9
Yorkshire +17 30 £558 +11.50% 9
Berkshire +11 30 £525 +1.94% 3
Manchester 0 26 £475 -17.39% 4
Hampshire -4 26 £500 -25.92% 3
West Yorkshire +10 25 £594 +18.75% 6
Surrey +6 18 £550 +3.52% 2
East Midlands +2 18 £525 -23.63% 3
Leeds +9 17 £619 +20.14% 5
East of England -43 17 £500 -23.07% 4
Wiltshire -1 15 £475 +5.43% 4
Southampton -1 12 £500 -25.92% 1
Bristol -17 12 £600 +19.64% 2
West Sussex +7 10 £515 -11.20%
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £525 -2.32%
Warwickshire 0 10 £475 -
Milton Keynes +4 9 £525 +5.00%
Swindon 0 8 £500 +10.98% 4
Birmingham -6 8 £700 - 1
Northamptonshire +5 7 £525 -40.00%
Cheshire -15 7 £375 -16.66% 2
Reading +16 6 £450 -14.28%

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 438 (33.77%) Finance
2 418 (32.23%) Programme Management
3 328 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 318 (24.52%) Project Management
5 302 (23.28%) PRINCE2
6 225 (17.35%) Banking
7 175 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
8 136 (10.49%) Retail
9 103 (7.94%) Change Management
10 85 (6.55%) Migration
11 84 (6.48%) Risk Management
12 81 (6.25%) Investment Banking
13 78 (6.01%) Telecoms
14 75 (5.78%) Security Cleared
15 74 (5.71%) MS Project
16 67 (5.17%) PMI Certification
17 63 (4.86%) Microsoft
17 63 (4.86%) Change Control
18 62 (4.78%) CRM
19 60 (4.63%) MS Excel
19 60 (4.63%) SAP
19 60 (4.63%) ITIL
19 60 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (4.47%) Degree
21 53 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 52 (4.01%) SC Cleared
23 51 (3.93%) E-Commerce
23 51 (3.93%) Scrum
24 50 (3.86%) Oracle
25 49 (3.78%) Supplier Management

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (0.62%) Lync
3 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.46%) CMS
5 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.15%) SAS
8 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.077%) IIS
9 1 (0.077%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 74 (5.71%) MS Project
2 60 (4.63%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.93%) MS Office
4 29 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.39%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.31%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP WM
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.23%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.15%) HFM
8 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.85%) Office 365
2 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.077%) Taleo
3 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.077%) SaaS
3 1 (0.077%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.31%) Internet
2 6 (0.46%) WAN
3 5 (0.39%) SAN
3 5 (0.39%) LAN
4 4 (0.31%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 4 (0.31%) LTE
5 3 (0.23%) MPLS
5 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.15%) SS7
6 2 (0.15%) INAP
6 2 (0.15%) UMTS
6 2 (0.15%) ATM
6 2 (0.15%) Broadband
6 2 (0.15%) Intranet
6 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.15%) 4G
6 2 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.15%) MVNO
6 2 (0.15%) GSM
7 1 (0.077%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.39%) Big Data
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.31%) MS Access
4 3 (0.23%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.15%) QlikView
5 2 (0.15%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.15%) MySQL
5 2 (0.15%) WebFOCUS
5 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.077%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.077%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.077%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.077%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.077%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.39%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.15%) JIRA
2 2 (0.15%) PVCS
3 1 (0.077%) Hudson
3 1 (0.077%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.077%) LoadRunner
General
1 438 (33.77%) Finance
2 225 (17.35%) Banking
3 136 (10.49%) Retail
4 81 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 78 (6.01%) Telecoms
6 44 (3.39%) Retail Banking
7 38 (2.93%) Marketing
8 36 (2.78%) Manufacturing
9 34 (2.62%) Front Office
10 25 (1.93%) Back Office
10 25 (1.93%) Legal
11 18 (1.39%) Publishing
12 16 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (1.23%) German Language
13 15 (1.16%) Advertising
14 14 (1.08%) Billing
15 11 (0.85%) Military
15 11 (0.85%) Local Government
16 10 (0.77%) Automotive
17 7 (0.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.31%) .NET
2 7 (0.54%) Middleware
3 6 (0.46%) XML
4 5 (0.39%) HTML
5 4 (0.31%) CSS
5 4 (0.31%) Web Services
6 3 (0.23%) JSP
6 3 (0.23%) Struts
6 3 (0.23%) Swing
6 3 (0.23%) FpML
6 3 (0.23%) Spring
6 3 (0.23%) Mason
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.077%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.077%) Velocity
7 1 (0.077%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.077%) SOAP
7 1 (0.077%) J2EE
7 1 (0.077%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.077%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (2.54%) NHS
3 29 (2.24%) PMI
4 22 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.46%) Derivative
5 19 (1.46%) FMCG
6 13 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.62%) IPTV
8 8 (0.62%) Credit Risk
9 7 (0.54%) User Experience
10 6 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (0.46%) Reference Data
10 6 (0.46%) Social Media
10 6 (0.46%) Online Banking
10 6 (0.46%) Economics
11 5 (0.39%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.31%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.00%) Windows
2 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.23%) Linux
3 3 (0.23%) UNIX
4 2 (0.15%) Android
4 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (32.23%) Programme Management
2 328 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 318 (24.52%) Project Management
4 302 (23.28%) PRINCE2
5 175 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (7.94%) Change Management
7 85 (6.55%) Migration
8 84 (6.48%) Risk Management
9 63 (4.86%) Change Control
10 62 (4.78%) CRM
11 60 (4.63%) ITIL
12 51 (3.93%) E-Commerce
12 51 (3.93%) Scrum
13 49 (3.78%) Supplier Management
14 44 (3.39%) PRINCE
15 41 (3.16%) Business Transformation
16 38 (2.93%) Service Delivery
16 38 (2.93%) ERP
17 36 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 33 (2.54%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (1.46%) C
2 12 (0.93%) Java
3 10 (0.77%) SQL
4 5 (0.39%) RPG
5 4 (0.31%) C#
6 2 (0.15%) VBA
6 2 (0.15%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.15%) PHP
6 2 (0.15%) R
7 1 (0.077%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.077%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 75 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 67 (5.17%) PMI Certification
3 58 (4.47%) Degree
4 53 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 52 (4.01%) SC Cleared
6 45 (3.47%) PMP
7 38 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (0.85%) APMP
8 11 (0.85%) ISEB
9 9 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (0.31%) CISSP
12 4 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.23%) CISA
13 3 (0.23%) CISM
13 3 (0.23%) PgMP
13 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.62%) QA
2 12 (0.93%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.46%) EMIR
4 5 (0.39%) SLA
5 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.31%) FATCA
6 3 (0.23%) P3O
6 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) GxP
7 2 (0.15%) UCITS
8 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.077%) Puppet
2 1 (0.077%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (4.86%) Microsoft
2 60 (4.63%) SAP
3 50 (3.86%) Oracle
4 27 (2.08%) IBM
5 21 (1.62%) CheckPoint
6 20 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.69%) Cisco
7 9 (0.69%) VMware
8 7 (0.54%) Guidewire
9 5 (0.39%) HP
9 5 (0.39%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.31%) CA
10 4 (0.31%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.31%) Murex
10 4 (0.31%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.31%) Google
11 3 (0.23%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.23%) hybris
11 3 (0.23%) Cognos
11 3 (0.23%) BMC
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £520 - £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £365.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago