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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 192 183 190
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 631 606 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.13% 1.17% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.26% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 382 330
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£575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £750 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £515 £473
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +8.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.97 £83.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.82% -73.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.94 £21.97 £59.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.97 £99.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £92.50

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
50887 47919 48399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.76% 92.66% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32224 29016 27128
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2084 2089 2613
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -10 566 £575 - 97
London -17 273 £650 +5.69% 51
South East -10 102 £500 +1.78% 13
City of London +4 66 £650 +4.00% 19
Scotland +24 50 £475 -5.00% 3
South West -8 46 £506 +6.52% 6
Yorkshire +7 44 £606 +21.25% 11
North West -17 44 £475 -15.55% 7
West Yorkshire +20 39 £606 +21.25% 8
Berkshire +15 38 £475 +15.85% 3
Edinburgh +20 32 £475 +11.76% 2
Leeds +14 32 £638 +23.78% 7
West Midlands -6 24 £680 +36.00% 4
Hampshire -11 24 £500 -16.66% 2
Bristol -1 22 £563 +1.12% 5
Manchester -8 19 £550 -8.33% 2
East Midlands +10 16 £600 +45.01% 2
Surrey -17 16 £550 +49.65% 2
East of England -12 13 £575 -6.12% 2
Wiltshire -7 10 £475 +5.43%
Buckinghamshire -14 10 £538 +26.47% 2
Birmingham +1 9 £700 +38.27% 2
Swindon -4 9 £488 +8.21%
Reading +23 8 £450 +13.92% 1
Slough -3 8 - -
Merseyside +2 7 £525 +40.00%
Glasgow -8 7 £400 -20.00% 1
Cheshire -14 7 £465 -13.48% 2
Milton Keynes -14 6 £538 +26.47% 2
Lancashire -18 6 £400 -22.70% 1

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 430 (33.20%) Programme Management
2 400 (30.89%) Finance
3 309 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 297 (22.93%) Project Management
5 272 (21.00%) PRINCE2
6 227 (17.53%) Banking
7 181 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (9.88%) Retail
9 116 (8.96%) Change Management
10 87 (6.72%) Risk Management
11 82 (6.33%) Security Cleared
12 81 (6.25%) Telecoms
13 72 (5.56%) Migration
14 69 (5.33%) SAP
14 69 (5.33%) Microsoft
14 69 (5.33%) Investment Banking
14 69 (5.33%) Change Control
15 67 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
15 67 (5.17%) Degree
16 65 (5.02%) ITIL
17 64 (4.94%) MS Project
18 62 (4.79%) CRM
19 61 (4.71%) PMI Certification
20 55 (4.25%) E-Commerce
21 54 (4.17%) Oracle
22 52 (4.02%) SC Cleared
23 51 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 50 (3.86%) Supplier Management
25 49 (3.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
26 48 (3.71%) MS Excel

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 28 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.69%) Lync
3 5 (0.39%) CMS
4 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.23%) WordPress
5 3 (0.23%) Jadu
5 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.15%) SAS
6 2 (0.15%) Documentum
6 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 64 (4.94%) MS Project
2 48 (3.71%) MS Excel
3 42 (3.24%) MS Office
4 26 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.46%) SAP EHS
5 5 (0.39%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.31%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.23%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.77%) Office 365
2 8 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.15%) SaaS
4 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.39%) Internet
2 10 (0.77%) WAN
3 7 (0.54%) Intranet
3 7 (0.54%) LAN
4 6 (0.46%) MPLS
5 5 (0.39%) Firewall
5 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.31%) LTE
6 4 (0.31%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 3 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.23%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.23%) 4G
7 3 (0.23%) ATM
7 3 (0.23%) Wireless
7 3 (0.23%) BGP
8 2 (0.15%) SS7
8 2 (0.15%) UMTS
8 2 (0.15%) INAP
8 2 (0.15%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.39%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (0.31%) Big Data
4 2 (0.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.15%) Spotfire
4 2 (0.15%) QlikView
4 2 (0.15%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.077%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.077%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.077%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.077%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.077%) MySQL
5 1 (0.077%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.39%) TestDirector
2 4 (0.31%) JIRA
3 2 (0.15%) PVCS
4 1 (0.077%) Hudson
4 1 (0.077%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.077%) LoadRunner
General
1 400 (30.89%) Finance
2 227 (17.53%) Banking
3 128 (9.88%) Retail
4 81 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 69 (5.33%) Investment Banking
6 45 (3.47%) Retail Banking
7 41 (3.17%) Manufacturing
8 39 (3.01%) Marketing
9 33 (2.55%) Legal
10 29 (2.24%) Front Office
11 20 (1.54%) Advertising
12 19 (1.47%) Local Government
13 16 (1.24%) Back Office
14 15 (1.16%) Law
15 14 (1.08%) Publishing
15 14 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (1.00%) Billing
17 11 (0.85%) Automotive
18 10 (0.77%) Financial Institution
19 7 (0.54%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.31%) .NET
2 7 (0.54%) Middleware
3 4 (0.31%) Web Services
4 2 (0.15%) HTML
4 2 (0.15%) Mason
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.077%) Velocity
5 1 (0.077%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.077%) J2EE
5 1 (0.077%) COM
5 1 (0.077%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.70%) NHS
3 29 (2.24%) PMI
4 24 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 24 (1.85%) Open Source
5 15 (1.16%) Social Media
6 14 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.00%) FMCG
8 12 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 11 (0.85%) Online Banking
10 10 (0.77%) Derivative
10 10 (0.77%) User Experience
11 8 (0.62%) IPTV
11 8 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (0.46%) EPoS
12 6 (0.46%) Economics
13 5 (0.39%) Equities
13 5 (0.39%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.31%) DTV
14 4 (0.31%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.24%) Windows
2 9 (0.69%) Windows 7
3 7 (0.54%) Linux
4 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.23%) UNIX
5 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.15%) Android
5 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (33.20%) Programme Management
2 309 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 297 (22.93%) Project Management
4 272 (21.00%) PRINCE2
5 181 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (8.96%) Change Management
7 87 (6.72%) Risk Management
8 72 (5.56%) Migration
9 69 (5.33%) Change Control
10 65 (5.02%) ITIL
11 62 (4.79%) CRM
12 55 (4.25%) E-Commerce
13 50 (3.86%) Supplier Management
14 49 (3.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 45 (3.47%) ERP
16 44 (3.40%) Dependency Management
17 43 (3.32%) Matrix Management
18 40 (3.09%) PRINCE
19 36 (2.78%) Waterfall
19 36 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (2.01%) C
2 11 (0.85%) SQL
3 9 (0.69%) Java
4 5 (0.39%) RPG
5 2 (0.15%) PHP
5 2 (0.15%) R
6 1 (0.077%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.077%) VBA
6 1 (0.077%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.077%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.077%) C#
Qualifications
1 82 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 67 (5.17%) Degree
3 61 (4.71%) PMI Certification
4 52 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 51 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 39 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 38 (2.93%) PMP
8 16 (1.24%) ISEB
9 13 (1.00%) APMP
10 12 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.39%) CISSP
13 4 (0.31%) CISA
13 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.23%) PgMP
14 3 (0.23%) CISM
15 2 (0.15%) CCA
15 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.32%) QA
2 12 (0.93%) Solvency II
3 9 (0.69%) SLA
4 8 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.46%) FATCA
6 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.31%) P3O
7 4 (0.31%) EMIR
7 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.23%) COBIT
8 3 (0.23%) GxP
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
9 2 (0.15%) COREP
9 2 (0.15%) FINREP
9 2 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (5.33%) SAP
1 69 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 54 (4.17%) Oracle
3 34 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 21 (1.62%) IBM
5 17 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (0.62%) HP
7 7 (0.54%) Guidewire
7 7 (0.54%) Hyperion
8 6 (0.46%) Cisco
8 6 (0.46%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.39%) Cadence
10 4 (0.31%) VMware
10 4 (0.31%) ATG
10 4 (0.31%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.31%) CA
11 3 (0.23%) Google
11 3 (0.23%) F5
11 3 (0.23%) BMC
11 3 (0.23%) Lotus
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