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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 189 171 169
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 631 655 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.24% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.34% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 437 405
Average daily rate
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£575 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £800 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £550 £518
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £57.00 £38.79 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.94% +13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £38.79 £23.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £38.79 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.00 - £47.50

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 -22 574 £575 -4.95% 75
London -1 291 £650 - 38
South East -27 90 £510 -7.27% 13
City of London 0 75 £653 +0.38% 13
Scotland +8 40 £475 -5.00% 2
North West -34 36 £525 +5.00% 3
South West +16 34 £550 +9.45% 3
West Midlands -4 27 £503 +0.50% 6
East of England +8 26 £550 +4.76% 3
Edinburgh 0 26 £525 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire -15 26 £488 -9.30% 4
East Midlands -1 24 £450 -28.00% 5
Berkshire +4 23 £425 -37.03% 7
Hampshire -3 21 £415 -24.54%
West Yorkshire -13 19 £473 -7.80% 2
Manchester -10 18 £525 +23.52% 1
Bristol +10 12 £550 +9.45% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £650 +36.84% 2
Leeds -15 12 £485 -3.00% 1
Hertfordshire -7 11 £530 -15.20% 2
Bedfordshire +16 10 £550 -10.20%
Glasgow +4 10 £472 +10.94%
Surrey +6 9 £578 -3.75% 1
Nottingham -3 9 £375 -50.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 9 £375 -50.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 8 £450 -21.73%
North East -3 8 £450 -21.73%
Tyne and Wear -3 8 £450 -21.73%
Reading -4 8 £550 +7.31% 4
Derby +1 7 £438 -17.45%

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 431 (33.91%) Finance
2 385 (30.29%) Programme Management
3 314 (24.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 296 (23.29%) Project Management
5 266 (20.93%) PRINCE2
6 189 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (13.77%) Banking
8 133 (10.46%) Retail
9 107 (8.42%) Change Management
9 107 (8.42%) Migration
10 96 (7.55%) Risk Management
11 94 (7.40%) Data Centre
12 83 (6.53%) SAP
13 80 (6.29%) Security Cleared
14 64 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 63 (4.96%) Degree
15 63 (4.96%) Oracle
15 63 (4.96%) CRM
15 63 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
16 58 (4.56%) NHS
17 55 (4.33%) Change Control
18 52 (4.09%) SC Cleared
19 48 (3.78%) PMI Certification
19 48 (3.78%) Business Transformation
20 47 (3.70%) ITIL
21 46 (3.62%) Supplier Management
22 45 (3.54%) Waterfall
23 44 (3.46%) Telecoms
23 44 (3.46%) E-Commerce
24 40 (3.15%) Scrum

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (0.79%) CMS
4 7 (0.55%) Lync
5 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.31%) SAS
7 2 (0.16%) Gentran
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.079%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.079%) Documentum
8 1 (0.079%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.079%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.079%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.079%) Confluence
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 35 (2.75%) MS Project
2 26 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.57%) MS Office
4 11 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.71%) SAP BPC
3 7 (0.55%) Agresso
3 7 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.55%) SAP FSCM
4 5 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.24%) SAP EHS
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.02%) Office 365
2 4 (0.31%) PaaS
3 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.079%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.65%) WAN
2 12 (0.94%) LAN
2 12 (0.94%) SAN
2 12 (0.94%) Internet
3 9 (0.71%) Intranet
4 8 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.55%) Firewall
6 4 (0.31%) Network Security
6 4 (0.31%) WebEx
7 3 (0.24%) VPN
7 3 (0.24%) MPLS
7 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.24%) 4G
8 2 (0.16%) LTE
8 2 (0.16%) MVNO
8 2 (0.16%) VoLTE
9 1 (0.079%) ATM
9 1 (0.079%) SMS
9 1 (0.079%) DNS
9 1 (0.079%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.71%) SAP BW
3 6 (0.47%) Big Data
3 6 (0.47%) SAP BI
4 5 (0.39%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.39%) DB2
5 4 (0.31%) QualityStage
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.16%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.16%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.16%) Clementine
6 2 (0.16%) DataStage
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.079%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.079%) DTS
7 1 (0.079%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.079%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.079%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.079%) Cucumber
General
1 431 (33.91%) Finance
2 175 (13.77%) Banking
3 133 (10.46%) Retail
4 44 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.07%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.75%) Marketing
7 22 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.65%) Retail Banking
9 19 (1.49%) Front Office
9 19 (1.49%) Local Government
10 17 (1.34%) Law
10 17 (1.34%) Legal
11 16 (1.26%) Billing
12 12 (0.94%) Back Office
13 11 (0.87%) Advertising
14 10 (0.79%) Publishing
15 9 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.39%) Military
16 5 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.18%) .NET
2 3 (0.24%) HTML
3 2 (0.16%) HTML5
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.16%) Middleware
3 2 (0.16%) J2EE
3 2 (0.16%) Swing
3 2 (0.16%) EDI
4 1 (0.079%) JMS
4 1 (0.079%) COM
4 1 (0.079%) JDBC
4 1 (0.079%) Web Services
4 1 (0.079%) XML
4 1 (0.079%) DOM
4 1 (0.079%) LAMP
4 1 (0.079%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.40%) Data Centre
2 63 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.56%) NHS
4 24 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.34%) PMI
6 16 (1.26%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.10%) User Experience
8 13 (1.02%) FMCG
9 12 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.71%) Fixed Income
10 9 (0.71%) Derivative
10 9 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.63%) Informatics
12 7 (0.55%) Economics
12 7 (0.55%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.47%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.47%) Equities
13 6 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.39%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.39%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.26%) Windows
2 7 (0.55%) UNIX
3 4 (0.31%) Linux
4 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.079%) AIX
5 1 (0.079%) Solaris
5 1 (0.079%) Android
5 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (30.29%) Programme Management
2 314 (24.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 296 (23.29%) Project Management
4 266 (20.93%) PRINCE2
5 189 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (8.42%) Change Management
6 107 (8.42%) Migration
7 96 (7.55%) Risk Management
8 64 (5.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 63 (4.96%) CRM
10 55 (4.33%) Change Control
11 48 (3.78%) Business Transformation
12 47 (3.70%) ITIL
13 46 (3.62%) Supplier Management
14 45 (3.54%) Waterfall
15 44 (3.46%) E-Commerce
16 40 (3.15%) Scrum
16 40 (3.15%) PRINCE
17 38 (2.99%) ERP
18 37 (2.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (1.49%) C
2 14 (1.10%) Java
3 5 (0.39%) COBOL
4 3 (0.24%) SQL
4 3 (0.24%) R
5 2 (0.16%) Caml Language
6 1 (0.079%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 63 (4.96%) Degree
3 52 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 48 (3.78%) PMI Certification
5 39 (3.07%) PMP
6 36 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 33 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (1.49%) APMP
9 11 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.71%) ISEB
12 6 (0.47%) CISSP
13 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
15 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.24%) CISA
16 2 (0.16%) CRISC
16 2 (0.16%) PCI QSA
16 2 (0.16%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.99%) QA
2 11 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.71%) SLA
4 7 (0.55%) FATCA
4 7 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.47%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.47%) EMIR
6 5 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.31%) P3O
8 3 (0.24%) FINREP
9 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.16%) Basel II
10 1 (0.079%) COREP
10 1 (0.079%) GMP
10 1 (0.079%) GxP
10 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.079%) MiFID
10 1 (0.079%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.24%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.079%) XenApp
5 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.079%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.079%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (6.53%) SAP
2 63 (4.96%) Oracle
3 37 (2.91%) Microsoft
4 26 (2.05%) CheckPoint
5 19 (1.49%) VMware
6 18 (1.42%) IBM
7 16 (1.26%) Citrix
8 10 (0.79%) HP
9 9 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.55%) Reuters
10 7 (0.55%) hybris
11 6 (0.47%) JDA
11 6 (0.47%) Cisco
12 5 (0.39%) RedPrairie
13 4 (0.31%) Teradata
13 4 (0.31%) Symantec
13 4 (0.31%) Websense
13 4 (0.31%) EMC
13 4 (0.31%) Retek
13 4 (0.31%) Lotus
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £600 - 700 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £750- more for right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £750- more for right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Curve Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
HFG
Rate: £600 - £660 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £750 - 800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £700.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Which?
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago