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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 196 181 181
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 656 657 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.27% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.34% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 436 381
Average daily rate £550 £589 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.58% +2.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £800 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £540
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.54 £56.00 £43.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.40% +27.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £56.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year
-54.40% -27.74%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 577 £550 -8.33% 87
London +12 294 £576 -11.38% 42
South East +15 92 £500 -6.97% 11
Scotland +10 64 £600 +20.00% 7
Edinburgh 0 48 £600 +20.00% 3
City of London +12 42 £600 -7.69% 15
Yorkshire -30 41 £500 -9.09% 6
West Midlands -1 38 £550 -4.34% 8
North West -32 37 £575 +4.54% 5
Berkshire +11 30 £644 -0.96% 4
West Yorkshire -29 26 £475 -13.63% 6
Leeds -20 25 £463 -21.27% 5
East of England -5 23 £450 -27.27% 6
Hampshire +10 20 £446 -11.63% 4
Surrey -2 20 £513 -14.58%
South West -9 20 £600 +14.28% 3
East Midlands -14 20 £550 - 5
Manchester -27 20 £650 +10.63% 4
Glasgow +13 13 £575 +19.48% 4
Birmingham +2 11 £550 -10.20% 2
Nottinghamshire +1 11 £525 -16.00% 2
Cheshire -4 11 £575 +6.97%
Nottingham -4 11 £525 -16.00% 2
Oxfordshire +9 9 £501 +2.66%
Hook +19 8 £446 -29.16%
North Yorkshire +13 8 £550 -
Bedfordshire +6 8 £455 -26.90% 2
South Yorkshire -3 7 £700 +33.33%
North East -16 7 £625 -6.56% 1
Reading -1 6 £569 -8.99% 1

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (36.60%) Finance
2 395 (31.70%) Programme Management
3 335 (26.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 303 (24.32%) Project Management
5 225 (18.06%) Banking
6 223 (17.90%) PRINCE2
7 146 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (10.67%) Migration
9 124 (9.95%) Retail
10 99 (7.95%) Change Management
11 89 (7.14%) Security Cleared
12 83 (6.66%) SAP
13 77 (6.18%) Risk Management
14 64 (5.14%) ERP
14 64 (5.14%) PMI Certification
15 63 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 61 (4.90%) Test Strategy
16 61 (4.90%) Microsoft
17 59 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 57 (4.57%) Degree
18 57 (4.57%) Oracle
19 55 (4.41%) ITIL
20 51 (4.09%) NHS
21 50 (4.01%) Telecoms
21 50 (4.01%) QA
21 50 (4.01%) Business Transformation
21 50 (4.01%) Data Centre
22 49 (3.93%) PMP
23 48 (3.85%) MS Project
23 48 (3.85%) Project Planning

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.12%) CMS
2 14 (1.12%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (0.32%) Documentum
3 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.24%) Confluence
4 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.24%) SAS
4 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.16%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.16%) LiveLink
5 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.080%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.080%) Captiva
6 1 (0.080%) CICS
6 1 (0.080%) Drupal
6 1 (0.080%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 48 (3.85%) MS Project
2 28 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 24 (1.93%) MS Office
4 16 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.080%) Maya
Business Applications
1 14 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 9 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 9 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.32%) ENOVIA
6 4 (0.32%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.32%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.32%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.24%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.24%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.01%) Office 365
2 11 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.56%) SaaS
4 6 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.16%) IaaS
6 2 (0.16%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.16%) PaaS
6 2 (0.16%) Taleo
6 2 (0.16%) Yammer
7 1 (0.080%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.28%) WAN
2 12 (0.96%) Skype
3 10 (0.80%) LAN
4 7 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.32%) WebEx
7 3 (0.24%) Internet
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.24%) PBX
7 3 (0.24%) SNMP
7 3 (0.24%) VPN
8 2 (0.16%) 4G
8 2 (0.16%) Broadband
9 1 (0.080%) ATM
9 1 (0.080%) ISDN
9 1 (0.080%) MVNO
9 1 (0.080%) OpenScape
9 1 (0.080%) VoLTE
9 1 (0.080%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.80%) QlikView
3 9 (0.72%) Big Data
4 6 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.40%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.24%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.24%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.16%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.16%) DataStage
7 2 (0.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.16%) Power BI
7 2 (0.16%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.080%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.080%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.080%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (1.04%) JIRA
2 10 (0.80%) HP UFT
3 9 (0.72%) Selenium
4 5 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.40%) JMeter
4 5 (0.40%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.24%) WinRunner
7 2 (0.16%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.16%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.080%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.080%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.080%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.080%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.080%) Testopia
8 1 (0.080%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.080%) WebDriver
General
1 456 (36.60%) Finance
2 225 (18.06%) Banking
3 124 (9.95%) Retail
4 50 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.81%) Marketing
6 35 (2.81%) Retail Banking
7 23 (1.85%) Legal
8 20 (1.61%) Front Office
9 18 (1.44%) Local Government
10 17 (1.36%) Advertising
11 16 (1.28%) Law
12 15 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 14 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.96%) Publishing
15 10 (0.80%) Back Office
16 8 (0.64%) Automotive
16 8 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.48%) Billing
17 6 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.44%) Middleware
2 6 (0.48%) .NET
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.16%) Velocity
5 1 (0.080%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.080%) CGI
5 1 (0.080%) CSS
5 1 (0.080%) HTML
5 1 (0.080%) jQuery
5 1 (0.080%) LINQ
5 1 (0.080%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (0.080%) Mason
5 1 (0.080%) MCollective
5 1 (0.080%) Web Services
5 1 (0.080%) XML
5 1 (0.080%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.09%) NHS
2 50 (4.01%) Data Centre
3 47 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (2.73%) PMI
5 23 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.85%) User Experience
6 20 (1.61%) FMCG
7 16 (1.28%) SWIFT
8 15 (1.20%) Derivative
9 14 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.72%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.72%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.56%) Mainframe
11 7 (0.56%) Private Cloud
11 7 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.48%) Equities
12 6 (0.48%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.48%) Smart Meter
13 5 (0.40%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.17%) Windows
2 12 (0.96%) Linux
3 8 (0.64%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.40%) Unix
5 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.16%) Android
6 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.080%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.080%) pSOS
7 1 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.080%) VME
7 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (31.70%) Programme Management
2 335 (26.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 303 (24.32%) Project Management
4 223 (17.90%) PRINCE2
5 146 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (10.67%) Migration
7 99 (7.95%) Change Management
8 77 (6.18%) Risk Management
9 64 (5.14%) ERP
10 63 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 61 (4.90%) Test Strategy
12 59 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 55 (4.41%) ITIL
14 50 (4.01%) Business Transformation
15 48 (3.85%) Project Planning
16 45 (3.61%) Test Management
17 43 (3.45%) CRM
18 42 (3.37%) E-Commerce
19 41 (3.29%) System Integration Testing
19 41 (3.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (1.69%) SQL
2 18 (1.44%) C
3 17 (1.36%) Java
4 2 (0.16%) C#
4 2 (0.16%) C++
4 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.16%) Python
5 1 (0.080%) COBOL
5 1 (0.080%) PHP
5 1 (0.080%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 64 (5.14%) PMI Certification
3 57 (4.57%) Degree
4 49 (3.93%) PMP
5 47 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 43 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 23 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 15 (1.20%) APMP
9 12 (0.96%) ISEB
10 11 (0.88%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.32%) PgMP
13 3 (0.24%) CISSP
13 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.16%) MBA
15 1 (0.080%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.01%) QA
2 21 (1.69%) MiFID
3 13 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.72%) EMIR
5 7 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.56%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.40%) COBIT
8 4 (0.32%) AIFMD
8 4 (0.32%) FATCA
8 4 (0.32%) SLA
9 3 (0.24%) Basel III
9 3 (0.24%) GxP
9 3 (0.24%) P3O
9 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.16%) SEPA
10 2 (0.16%) UCITS
11 1 (0.080%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.16%) vCloud
3 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.080%) XenApp
3 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.080%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.080%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.080%) EnCase
3 1 (0.080%) FTK
3 1 (0.080%) SCCM
3 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (6.66%) SAP
2 61 (4.90%) Microsoft
3 57 (4.57%) Oracle
4 18 (1.44%) IBM
5 11 (0.88%) CheckPoint
5 11 (0.88%) HP
5 11 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (0.80%) Remedy
6 10 (0.80%) Tableau
7 6 (0.48%) Calypso
7 6 (0.48%) hybris
7 6 (0.48%) Intel
8 5 (0.40%) BMC
8 5 (0.40%) Cisco
8 5 (0.40%) JD Edwards
8 5 (0.40%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.40%) VMware
9 4 (0.32%) BT
9 4 (0.32%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.32%) Siebel
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