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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 197 217 193
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 683 632 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.08% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.14% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 413 459
Median daily rate £575 £576 £579
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% -0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £775 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £77.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 - -

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 647 £575 -0.17% 59
London +10 318 £600 - 28
South East +15 106 £550 +8.91% 4
City of London +26 62 £700 +7.69% 6
North West +15 58 £500 -18.36% 5
West Midlands 0 53 £500 -13.04% 9
South West +16 35 £556 +8.00% 4
Manchester +1 26 £500 -28.57% 1
East of England +28 23 £550 -4.34% 7
Hampshire +20 23 £550 +12.24% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £700 +40.00%
Yorkshire 0 19 £650 +18.18% 2
Surrey +11 18 £650 -6.47%
Milton Keynes +16 17 £700 +43.58%
West Yorkshire +3 17 £650 +18.18% 1
Berkshire +3 17 £525 +2.43% 1
East Midlands +4 16 £550 +10.00%
Scotland -12 16 £525 -4.54%
Cheshire +9 15 £500 -4.76%
Bristol +5 13 £550 -
Leeds +3 13 £750 +36.36% 1
Birmingham -6 13 £613 +6.52% 3
Dorset - 11 £525 -
Nottinghamshire +5 10 £638 -12.37%
Nottingham 0 10 £638 -
Edinburgh -15 10 £550 -21.42%
Warwickshire - 10 £525 -
Wiltshire +7 9 £638 +23.78% 3
Midlands -8 8 £600 -4.00%
Reading +18 7 £825 +30.69%

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 452 (32.03%) Finance
2 444 (31.47%) Programme Management
3 367 (26.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 279 (19.77%) Project Management
5 260 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
6 250 (17.72%) PRINCE2
7 192 (13.61%) Banking
8 135 (9.57%) Migration
9 134 (9.50%) Retail
10 108 (7.65%) Security Cleared
11 95 (6.73%) Change Management
12 85 (6.02%) Risk Management
13 81 (5.74%) Data Centre
14 79 (5.60%) SAP
15 75 (5.32%) Oracle
16 74 (5.24%) SC Cleared
17 73 (5.17%) PMP
17 73 (5.17%) PMI Certification
18 69 (4.89%) ERP
19 64 (4.54%) Test Strategy
20 63 (4.46%) Telecoms
21 61 (4.32%) E-Commerce
22 60 (4.25%) Business Transformation
23 58 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 56 (3.97%) Microsoft
25 51 (3.61%) QA
25 51 (3.61%) Waterfall
26 49 (3.47%) Office 365
27 48 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
28 46 (3.26%) CRM

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 13 (0.92%) CMS
2 11 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.43%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.43%) SAS
4 5 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.28%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.21%) Confluence
6 3 (0.21%) Drupal
6 3 (0.21%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.21%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.14%) Documentum
8 1 (0.071%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.071%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.071%) IIS
8 1 (0.071%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.071%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.071%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (1.70%) MS Project
2 18 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.57%) MS Office
3 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.071%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
2 17 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (0.71%) Oracle FAH
6 9 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.50%) Maximo
8 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.35%) JDE OneWorld
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.35%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.35%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.35%) Sonata
10 4 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.47%) Office 365
2 25 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.85%) SaaS
4 9 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.50%) IaaS
6 6 (0.43%) PaaS
7 5 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.28%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.14%) Apcera
9 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.14%) Veeva
10 1 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.20%) WAN
2 28 (1.98%) LAN
3 23 (1.63%) Unified Communications
4 13 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (0.85%) Firewall
6 9 (0.64%) Internet
7 8 (0.57%) SAN
8 7 (0.50%) Skype
8 7 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.35%) Intranet
10 4 (0.28%) Wireless
11 3 (0.21%) 4G
11 3 (0.21%) MPLS
11 3 (0.21%) Network Security
12 2 (0.14%) 2G
12 2 (0.14%) 3G
12 2 (0.14%) Broadband
12 2 (0.14%) LTE
12 2 (0.14%) MVNO
12 2 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.06%) Big Data
2 14 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 9 (0.64%) EDRMS
5 5 (0.35%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.28%) Power BI
6 4 (0.28%) QlikView
7 3 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.21%) SAP BI
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.14%) GIS
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.071%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.071%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.071%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.071%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (0.85%) JIRA
2 7 (0.50%) HP UFT
3 6 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.28%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.28%) Selenium
6 2 (0.14%) Appium
6 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.071%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.071%) Maven
7 1 (0.071%) MSI
7 1 (0.071%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.071%) Subversion
7 1 (0.071%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.071%) Zephyr
General
1 452 (32.03%) Finance
2 192 (13.61%) Banking
3 134 (9.50%) Retail
4 63 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.05%) Marketing
6 39 (2.76%) Legal
7 36 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 33 (2.34%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.49%) Front Office
10 18 (1.28%) Local Government
11 15 (1.06%) Advertising
12 14 (0.99%) Law
13 12 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.64%) Billing
14 9 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.64%) Publishing
15 7 (0.50%) Games
16 5 (0.35%) Automotive
16 5 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (0.71%) Middleware
3 7 (0.50%) Web Services
4 6 (0.43%) .NET
5 4 (0.28%) HTML
6 3 (0.21%) HTML5
7 2 (0.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.14%) CSS
7 2 (0.14%) SOAP
7 2 (0.14%) Symfony
7 2 (0.14%) XML
8 1 (0.071%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.071%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.071%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.071%) Drools
8 1 (0.071%) J2EE
8 1 (0.071%) JSP
8 1 (0.071%) RESTful
8 1 (0.071%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.74%) Data Centre
2 42 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.98%) PMI
3 19 (1.35%) NHS
4 18 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 18 (1.28%) User Experience
5 17 (1.20%) Virtual Team
6 11 (0.78%) Economics
7 9 (0.64%) Fintech
7 9 (0.64%) Fixed Income
8 8 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 8 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.50%) EPoS
9 7 (0.50%) iPad
10 6 (0.43%) Equities
10 6 (0.43%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.43%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (2.91%) Windows
2 16 (1.13%) Windows 10
3 7 (0.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.43%) Linux
5 5 (0.35%) Unix
6 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.21%) AIX
8 2 (0.14%) Android
8 2 (0.14%) HPUX
8 2 (0.14%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.14%) Solaris
8 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (31.47%) Programme Management
2 367 (26.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 279 (19.77%) Project Management
4 260 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
5 250 (17.72%) PRINCE2
6 135 (9.57%) Migration
7 95 (6.73%) Change Management
8 85 (6.02%) Risk Management
9 69 (4.89%) ERP
10 64 (4.54%) Test Strategy
11 61 (4.32%) E-Commerce
12 60 (4.25%) Business Transformation
13 58 (4.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 51 (3.61%) Waterfall
15 48 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 46 (3.26%) CRM
17 45 (3.19%) Programme Governance
18 42 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (2.98%) Change Control
19 41 (2.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (1.77%) C
2 15 (1.06%) SQL
3 10 (0.71%) Java
4 4 (0.28%) Ruby
5 3 (0.21%) Pascal
6 2 (0.14%) C++
6 2 (0.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.14%) Perl
6 2 (0.14%) PHP
7 1 (0.071%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.071%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.071%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.071%) VBA
Qualifications
1 108 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 74 (5.24%) SC Cleared
3 73 (5.17%) PMI Certification
3 73 (5.17%) PMP
4 46 (3.26%) Degree
5 37 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 33 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 31 (2.20%) APMP
8 17 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 17 (1.20%) ISEB
9 13 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.57%) CISSP
11 6 (0.43%) CISM
12 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.28%) PgMP
13 2 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.14%) MBA
14 1 (0.071%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.61%) QA
2 18 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.85%) SLA
5 10 (0.71%) MiFID
6 6 (0.43%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.35%) GAAP
7 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.21%) EMIR
9 2 (0.14%) COBIT
9 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.14%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.071%) FATCA
10 1 (0.071%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.28%) Docker
4 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.071%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.43%) Puppet
3 4 (0.28%) Ansible
4 3 (0.21%) SCCM
5 2 (0.14%) Mesos
5 2 (0.14%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.071%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.071%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.071%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 79 (5.60%) SAP
2 75 (5.32%) Oracle
3 56 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 25 (1.77%) CheckPoint
5 18 (1.28%) Cisco
6 11 (0.78%) Charles River
7 10 (0.71%) HP
7 10 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.64%) Guidewire
8 9 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 9 (0.64%) VMware
9 8 (0.57%) Citrix
9 8 (0.57%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.50%) Ericsson
10 7 (0.50%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.43%) Adobe
11 6 (0.43%) BT
12 5 (0.35%) FNZ
12 5 (0.35%) Openreach
12 5 (0.35%) Remedy
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