The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 184 159 161
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 642 633 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.33% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.43% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 407 458
Average daily rate £600 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £407 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £521 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £38.79 £22.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.40% -39.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £22.50 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.64 £22.50 £40.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £41.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -38 603 £600 - 106
London -28 330 £650 - 62
South East +14 105 £550 - 17
City of London -26 87 £625 -9.09% 20
North West -9 44 £485 -3.00% 3
Berkshire +7 32 £600 +9.09% 4
South West -6 32 £538 +22.85% 7
Scotland -6 28 £475 -7.31% 2
East of England -27 25 £500 -5.88% 4
Yorkshire -25 24 £525 +5.00% 6
Hampshire +6 23 £550 +10.00% 5
East Midlands 0 20 £675 -10.00% 3
Manchester -7 20 £450 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -20 20 £513 +10.81% 5
Edinburgh -24 17 £475 -9.52% 1
Reading +6 16 £525 +5.00% 2
Surrey -7 16 £550 - 3
Cheshire -8 16 £475 -11.29% 1
Bristol -5 13 £493 +51.53% 2
West Midlands -18 13 £500 -2.43% 2
Leeds -25 11 £500 +8.10% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 10 £750 -6.25%
Nottingham +2 9 £750 -6.25%
Wiltshire -16 8 £550 +29.03% 1
Oxfordshire +3 7 £525 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 7 £588 +14.63%
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £450 - 3
Swindon -10 7 £500 +17.30%
West Sussex +4 6 £625 +25.00%
Northamptonshire - 6 - - 3

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 456 (35.74%) Finance
2 401 (31.43%) Programme Management
3 328 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 325 (25.47%) Project Management
5 281 (22.02%) PRINCE2
6 212 (16.61%) Banking
7 133 (10.42%) Retail
8 124 (9.72%) Change Management
9 114 (8.93%) SAP
10 93 (7.29%) Migration
11 90 (7.05%) PMI Certification
12 88 (6.90%) Telecoms
13 75 (5.88%) Security Cleared
14 73 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
15 69 (5.41%) Risk Management
16 67 (5.25%) ITIL
17 65 (5.09%) ERP
18 64 (5.02%) Investment Banking
19 61 (4.78%) PMP
20 60 (4.70%) CRM
21 59 (4.62%) Oracle
21 59 (4.62%) SC Cleared
22 57 (4.47%) MS Project
23 56 (4.39%) MS Excel
24 54 (4.23%) Service Delivery
25 52 (4.08%) Degree
26 51 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 48 (3.76%) Change Control
28 46 (3.61%) NHS
28 46 (3.61%) Microsoft

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.78%) CMS
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.31%) SAS
4 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.16%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.078%) Lync
6 1 (0.078%) Confluence
6 1 (0.078%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.078%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.078%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.078%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.078%) Drupal
6 1 (0.078%) Documentum
6 1 (0.078%) IIS
6 1 (0.078%) CICS
Applications
1 57 (4.47%) MS Project
2 56 (4.39%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.88%) MS Office
5 19 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.47%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.47%) Summit
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.31%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Agresso
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.24%) SaaS
2 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.078%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.078%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.86%) WAN
2 8 (0.63%) Internet
3 6 (0.47%) SAN
4 5 (0.39%) LAN
4 5 (0.39%) HTTP
5 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.24%) NAS
5 3 (0.24%) VoIP
6 2 (0.16%) Wireless
6 2 (0.16%) KiloStream
6 2 (0.16%) Firewall
6 2 (0.16%) DMZ
6 2 (0.16%) VLAN
6 2 (0.16%) NFC
6 2 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.078%) MVNO
7 1 (0.078%) 4G
7 1 (0.078%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.078%) Network Security
7 1 (0.078%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (0.86%) SAP BW
3 10 (0.78%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.39%) Big Data
4 5 (0.39%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.39%) DB2
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.24%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.16%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.078%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.078%) QlikView
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.078%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.078%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.078%) MySQL
8 1 (0.078%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (0.47%) JIRA
2 3 (0.24%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.16%) Selenium
4 1 (0.078%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.078%) RequisitePro
General
1 456 (35.74%) Finance
2 212 (16.61%) Banking
3 133 (10.42%) Retail
4 88 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 64 (5.02%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.90%) Marketing
7 35 (2.74%) Retail Banking
8 32 (2.51%) German Language
8 32 (2.51%) Back Office
9 31 (2.43%) Front Office
10 28 (2.19%) Legal
11 21 (1.65%) Advertising
12 18 (1.41%) Billing
12 18 (1.41%) Manufacturing
13 14 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.78%) Publishing
15 8 (0.63%) Local Government
15 8 (0.63%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.78%) .NET
2 5 (0.39%) HTML
3 4 (0.31%) J2EE
3 4 (0.31%) HTML5
4 3 (0.24%) XML
4 3 (0.24%) FpML
5 2 (0.16%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.16%) OLE
5 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.16%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.078%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.078%) Mason
6 1 (0.078%) WCF
6 1 (0.078%) WF
6 1 (0.078%) JFC
6 1 (0.078%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.078%) CSS
6 1 (0.078%) Web Services
6 1 (0.078%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (3.61%) NHS
2 41 (3.21%) PMI
3 21 (1.65%) FMCG
4 18 (1.41%) Credit Risk
5 17 (1.33%) Derivative
6 14 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 11 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (0.86%) Market Risk
8 9 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
8 9 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.55%) GIS
9 7 (0.55%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.47%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.39%) Economics
12 4 (0.31%) Equities
12 4 (0.31%) Informatics
12 4 (0.31%) CMDB
12 4 (0.31%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.31%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (1.96%) Windows
2 16 (1.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (0.71%) UNIX
4 4 (0.31%) Linux
5 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.24%) AIX
5 3 (0.24%) pSOS
6 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.078%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (31.43%) Programme Management
2 328 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 325 (25.47%) Project Management
4 281 (22.02%) PRINCE2
5 124 (9.72%) Change Management
6 93 (7.29%) Migration
7 73 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 67 (5.25%) ITIL
10 65 (5.09%) ERP
11 60 (4.70%) CRM
12 54 (4.23%) Service Delivery
13 48 (3.76%) Change Control
14 45 (3.53%) PRINCE
15 40 (3.13%) Project Planning
15 40 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 37 (2.90%) Business Transformation
17 36 (2.82%) Scrum
18 35 (2.74%) E-Commerce
19 31 (2.43%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (1.72%) C
2 19 (1.49%) SQL
3 8 (0.63%) C#
4 6 (0.47%) Java
5 4 (0.31%) VBA
6 3 (0.24%) PHP
7 2 (0.16%) Magik
7 2 (0.16%) ABAP
8 1 (0.078%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.078%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.078%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 90 (7.05%) PMI Certification
2 75 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 61 (4.78%) PMP
4 59 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 52 (4.08%) Degree
6 51 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 34 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (1.02%) ISEB
9 10 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.71%) APMP
11 7 (0.55%) ACCA
12 5 (0.39%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 5 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.31%) CAPM
13 4 (0.31%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.24%) PgMP
14 3 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 3 (0.24%) MCSE
14 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.61%) QA
2 10 (0.78%) EMIR
3 9 (0.71%) SLA
4 8 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.55%) Basel III
6 5 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.24%) FATCA
8 3 (0.24%) P3O
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.16%) MiFID
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.078%) GxP
10 1 (0.078%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.078%) XenApp
4 1 (0.078%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (0.31%) SCCM
3 3 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.078%) SCOM
5 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.078%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 114 (8.93%) SAP
2 59 (4.62%) Oracle
3 46 (3.61%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.02%) CheckPoint
5 9 (0.71%) Cisco
5 9 (0.71%) IBM
6 8 (0.63%) Citrix
7 7 (0.55%) ServiceNow
7 7 (0.55%) JD Edwards
7 7 (0.55%) BT
8 6 (0.47%) Murex
9 5 (0.39%) Siebel
9 5 (0.39%) HP
9 5 (0.39%) Dell
9 5 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.39%) VMware
10 4 (0.31%) EMC
10 4 (0.31%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.31%) Yardi
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