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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Manager
UK
Rank 241 213 184
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 435 596 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.97% 1.19% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.26% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 390 428
Median daily rate £600 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £800 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £539
% change year-on-year
- +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £58.75 £25.54 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.07% -48.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £25.54 £56.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -54.40%

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
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 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -43 410 £600 +9.09% 67
London -24 232 £650 +13.04% 35
South East -17 62 £520 +4.00% 9
City of London -12 31 £675 +12.50% 6
North West +13 25 £475 -9.52% 5
Berkshire +2 24 £530 -18.46% 2
East of England +5 22 £613 +44.11% 5
West Midlands -25 18 £475 -13.63% 5
Yorkshire -7 17 £575 +27.77% 4
Hampshire +15 14 £469 +10.29% 3
East Midlands +6 14 £563 +2.27%
Manchester +10 13 £513 -18.00% 4
West Yorkshire +3 13 £575 +29.57% 2
Oxfordshire -5 13 £500 -5.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 10 £625 +108.33% 1
Oxford +7 10 £488 -2.50%
Scotland -14 10 £488 -20.40% 3
South West +12 9 £549 -0.18% 1
Leeds -6 9 £625 +43.67% 2
Hertfordshire +9 8 £525 +16.66%
Cambridge +3 7 £625 +108.33% 1
Warwickshire -4 7 £500 -9.09% 1
Northamptonshire -10 7 £625 +17.64%
North East -17 7 £550 -12.00%
Surrey +4 6 £700 +36.58%
Milton Keynes +1 6 £563 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £563 +12.50% 1
Northampton -7 6 £625 -
Watford +6 5 £495 +10.00%
Birmingham -2 5 £775 +42.52% 3

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 344 (33.69%) Finance
2 315 (30.85%) Programme Management
3 275 (26.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 255 (24.98%) Project Management
5 185 (18.12%) PRINCE2
6 182 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (11.85%) Banking
8 98 (9.60%) Retail
9 96 (9.40%) Migration
10 88 (8.62%) Change Management
11 73 (7.15%) PMI Certification
12 69 (6.76%) Risk Management
12 69 (6.76%) Security Cleared
13 63 (6.17%) PMP
13 63 (6.17%) Data Centre
14 56 (5.48%) SAP
14 56 (5.48%) Microsoft
15 53 (5.19%) ERP
16 50 (4.90%) Telecoms
17 47 (4.60%) Oracle
17 47 (4.60%) Business Transformation
17 47 (4.60%) Change Control
18 44 (4.31%) Programme Governance
18 44 (4.31%) Degree
19 43 (4.21%) SC Cleared
20 41 (4.02%) PMI
21 39 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
22 38 (3.72%) QA
23 37 (3.62%) Test Strategy
23 37 (3.62%) Analytics

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 22 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.69%) CMS
3 5 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.29%) Drupal
6 2 (0.20%) Confluence
6 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.098%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.098%) IIS
7 1 (0.098%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.098%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.098%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.098%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.06%) MS Project
3 15 (1.47%) MS Office
3 15 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.098%) SPSS
5 1 (0.098%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (0.98%) Oracle FAH
6 9 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.69%) Primavera
8 6 (0.59%) Maximo
9 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
11 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.67%) Office 365
2 14 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (0.78%) SaaS
5 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.098%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.94%) WAN
2 21 (2.06%) LAN
3 11 (1.08%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (0.88%) Internet
4 9 (0.88%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.69%) Intranet
6 5 (0.49%) SAN
6 5 (0.49%) WebEx
6 5 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.29%) Extranet
7 3 (0.29%) Firewall
7 3 (0.29%) Skype
7 3 (0.29%) Telepresence
7 3 (0.29%) Wireless
8 2 (0.20%) ATM
8 2 (0.20%) DWDM
8 2 (0.20%) MPLS
8 2 (0.20%) Network Security
9 1 (0.098%) 4G
9 1 (0.098%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.59%) SAP HANA
4 5 (0.49%) Big Data
5 4 (0.39%) GIS
6 3 (0.29%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.29%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (0.29%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.29%) QlikView
6 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.20%) Power BI
7 2 (0.20%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.098%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.098%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.098%) OLAP
8 1 (0.098%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (0.98%) JIRA
2 6 (0.59%) HP UFT
3 5 (0.49%) JUnit
3 5 (0.49%) Selenium
4 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.20%) LSMW
5 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.098%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.098%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.098%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 344 (33.69%) Finance
2 121 (11.85%) Banking
3 98 (9.60%) Retail
4 50 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.55%) Legal
6 26 (2.55%) Marketing
7 20 (1.96%) Retail Banking
8 18 (1.76%) Front Office
9 17 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.37%) Local Government
11 11 (1.08%) Advertising
12 10 (0.98%) Back Office
12 10 (0.98%) Law
13 8 (0.78%) Publishing
14 7 (0.69%) Billing
15 4 (0.39%) Automotive
15 4 (0.39%) French Language
15 4 (0.39%) German Language
16 3 (0.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.59%) Middleware
1 6 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (0.39%) .NET
3 3 (0.29%) Velocity
4 2 (0.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.098%) CSS
5 1 (0.098%) CSS3
5 1 (0.098%) HTML
5 1 (0.098%) HTML5
5 1 (0.098%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.17%) Data Centre
2 41 (4.02%) PMI
3 39 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.57%) NHS
6 13 (1.27%) Virtual Team
7 10 (0.98%) Derivative
7 10 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 9 (0.88%) EPoS
9 7 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 7 (0.69%) FMCG
10 6 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (0.59%) Market Risk
10 6 (0.59%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.49%) Equities
11 5 (0.49%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.49%) User Experience
12 4 (0.39%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (1.96%) Windows
2 4 (0.39%) Linux
2 4 (0.39%) Windows 10
2 4 (0.39%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.29%) AIX
3 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.29%) Solaris
4 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.098%) Android
5 1 (0.098%) Unix
5 1 (0.098%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (30.85%) Programme Management
2 275 (26.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 255 (24.98%) Project Management
4 185 (18.12%) PRINCE2
5 182 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (9.40%) Migration
7 88 (8.62%) Change Management
8 69 (6.76%) Risk Management
9 53 (5.19%) ERP
10 47 (4.60%) Business Transformation
10 47 (4.60%) Change Control
11 44 (4.31%) Programme Governance
12 37 (3.62%) Analytics
12 37 (3.62%) Test Strategy
13 36 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 34 (3.33%) Waterfall
15 32 (3.13%) Matrix Organization
16 31 (3.04%) CRM
16 31 (3.04%) Service Management
17 29 (2.84%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (1.86%) C
2 10 (0.98%) SQL
3 5 (0.49%) Java
4 3 (0.29%) Ruby
5 1 (0.098%) C++
5 1 (0.098%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.098%) Python
5 1 (0.098%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (7.15%) PMI Certification
2 69 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 63 (6.17%) PMP
4 44 (4.31%) Degree
5 43 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 32 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (1.57%) APMP
9 15 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.88%) ISEB
12 7 (0.69%) PgMP
13 6 (0.59%) MBA
14 4 (0.39%) CISSP
15 3 (0.29%) CISM
15 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
16 2 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
16 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
17 1 (0.098%) ACCA
17 1 (0.098%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.72%) QA
2 12 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.98%) SLA
4 8 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.69%) GAAP
5 7 (0.69%) MiFID
6 5 (0.49%) GDPR
7 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.29%) EMIR
8 3 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.20%) Basel III
9 2 (0.20%) COREP
9 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.20%) FINREP
10 1 (0.098%) COBIT
10 1 (0.098%) FATCA
10 1 (0.098%) GMP
10 1 (0.098%) GxP
10 1 (0.098%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.098%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.098%) NFS
2 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 56 (5.48%) Microsoft
1 56 (5.48%) SAP
2 47 (4.60%) Oracle
3 21 (2.06%) Cisco
4 12 (1.18%) CheckPoint
5 10 (0.98%) Workday
6 7 (0.69%) Charles River
6 7 (0.69%) Ericsson
6 7 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.69%) VMware
7 6 (0.59%) Adobe
8 5 (0.49%) Citrix
8 5 (0.49%) Google
8 5 (0.49%) Informatica
9 4 (0.39%) HP
9 4 (0.39%) IBM
9 4 (0.39%) Saba
9 4 (0.39%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.29%) Concur
10 3 (0.29%) Tableau
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