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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 199 204 194
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 681 637 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.12% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.19% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 406 402
Median daily rate £600 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £800 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £534 £525
% change year-on-year
+3.04% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £56.00 £38.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +44.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £56.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +300.00%

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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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 -2 600 £600 +4.25% 58
London 0 326 £650 +4.00% 31
South East -14 82 £525 -4.54% 3
City of London +10 54 £700 +1.81% 8
Scotland -5 53 £575 +17.94% 1
North West -2 51 £600 +11.62% 4
Edinburgh +8 39 £600 +26.31% 1
South West +1 37 £588 +7.30% 1
Hampshire +6 27 £450 -16.27% 2
East Midlands +4 25 £700 +57.74% 5
Yorkshire -1 23 £600 +14.83% 2
Manchester -6 22 £650 +40.54% 2
West Midlands -18 22 £500 -2.48% 3
Surrey +2 19 £550 -14.06% 1
West Yorkshire +1 19 £625 +31.57% 1
Cheshire +1 18 £575 +4.54%
East of England -16 18 £550 -15.38% 4
Berkshire 0 17 £538 +13.15%
Leeds -1 17 £650 +25.00%
Bristol -1 14 £600 +9.09% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 13 £580 +30.70% 3
Hook +12 12 £410 +2.37%
Warrington -3 11 £571 -
Nottingham -4 11 £580 +30.70% 2
Birmingham +4 8 £550 +12.18%
Glasgow +3 7 £395 -21.00%
Bedfordshire -5 7 £563 -21.05% 1
Reading -6 7 £550 +4.76%
Wales +5 6 £510 -0.48%
Hertfordshire +4 6 £650 +15.04% 2

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 464 (35.80%) Finance
2 390 (30.09%) Programme Management
3 334 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 252 (19.44%) Project Management
5 221 (17.05%) Banking
6 206 (15.90%) PRINCE2
7 162 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 155 (11.96%) Migration
9 122 (9.41%) Retail
10 99 (7.64%) Change Management
11 95 (7.33%) Security Cleared
12 86 (6.64%) Risk Management
13 83 (6.40%) SAP
14 75 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 62 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 58 (4.48%) PMI Certification
17 57 (4.40%) ERP
18 55 (4.24%) Business Transformation
18 55 (4.24%) Test Strategy
19 54 (4.17%) Microsoft
20 53 (4.09%) SC Cleared
21 52 (4.01%) Oracle
22 51 (3.94%) CRM
22 51 (3.94%) Data Centre
23 49 (3.78%) Telecoms
23 49 (3.78%) QA
24 47 (3.63%) PMP
25 45 (3.47%) Change Control
26 44 (3.40%) E-Commerce
26 44 (3.40%) Retail Banking

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 17 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.00%) CMS
3 7 (0.54%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.31%) SAS
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.15%) Confluence
5 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.077%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.077%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.077%) Captiva
6 1 (0.077%) CICS
6 1 (0.077%) Documentum
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.077%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.077%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (2.85%) MS Project
2 32 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.70%) MS Office
4 18 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.077%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.077%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.85%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
6 7 (0.54%) Maximo
6 7 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.39%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.31%) ENOVIA
8 4 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.31%) Sonata
8 4 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.15%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.93%) Office 365
2 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.46%) IaaS
4 5 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.39%) PaaS
4 5 (0.39%) SaaS
5 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.15%) Taleo
7 1 (0.077%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.39%) WAN
2 15 (1.16%) LAN
3 10 (0.77%) Unified Communications
4 8 (0.62%) Skype
5 6 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.23%) WebEx
8 2 (0.15%) Broadband
8 2 (0.15%) Firewall
8 2 (0.15%) Internet
8 2 (0.15%) SAN
9 1 (0.077%) 2G
9 1 (0.077%) 3G
9 1 (0.077%) 4G
9 1 (0.077%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.077%) ISDN
9 1 (0.077%) LTE
9 1 (0.077%) PSTN
9 1 (0.077%) SSL
9 1 (0.077%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.77%) Big Data
3 5 (0.39%) EDRMS
3 5 (0.39%) QlikView
3 5 (0.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.23%) SAP BI
5 3 (0.23%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.15%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.15%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.15%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.077%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.077%) Flink
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 12 (0.93%) JIRA
2 11 (0.85%) HP UFT
3 8 (0.62%) Selenium
4 5 (0.39%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.15%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.15%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.077%) Appium
7 1 (0.077%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.077%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.077%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.077%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.077%) Maven
7 1 (0.077%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.077%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.077%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.077%) Testopia
7 1 (0.077%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.077%) Zephyr
General
1 464 (35.80%) Finance
2 221 (17.05%) Banking
3 122 (9.41%) Retail
4 49 (3.78%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.40%) Retail Banking
6 38 (2.93%) Marketing
7 37 (2.85%) Investment Banking
8 29 (2.24%) Legal
9 22 (1.70%) Front Office
10 19 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.31%) Local Government
12 15 (1.16%) Advertising
13 14 (1.08%) Law
13 14 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.54%) Publishing
16 6 (0.46%) Automotive
16 6 (0.46%) Back Office
16 6 (0.46%) Games
17 4 (0.31%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.69%) .NET
2 7 (0.54%) Middleware
3 5 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.23%) HTML
4 3 (0.23%) XML
5 2 (0.15%) CSS
5 2 (0.15%) Web Services
6 1 (0.077%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.077%) CGI
6 1 (0.077%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.077%) HTML5
6 1 (0.077%) J2EE
6 1 (0.077%) jQuery
6 1 (0.077%) JSP
6 1 (0.077%) LINQ
6 1 (0.077%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (0.077%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.077%) RESTful
6 1 (0.077%) Velocity
6 1 (0.077%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (3.94%) Data Centre
2 41 (3.16%) NHS
3 36 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.08%) PMI
5 21 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.31%) User Experience
7 15 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (0.77%) Derivative
8 10 (0.77%) Fixed Income
9 8 (0.62%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.54%) Economics
10 7 (0.54%) FMCG
10 7 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.54%) Smart Meter
11 6 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.46%) EPoS
11 6 (0.46%) Private Cloud
12 5 (0.39%) Fintech
13 4 (0.31%) Contactless
13 4 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.08%) Windows
2 7 (0.54%) Unix
3 6 (0.46%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.39%) Linux
5 3 (0.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.15%) Android
6 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.15%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (30.09%) Programme Management
2 334 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 252 (19.44%) Project Management
4 206 (15.90%) PRINCE2
5 162 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 155 (11.96%) Migration
7 99 (7.64%) Change Management
8 86 (6.64%) Risk Management
9 75 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 62 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 57 (4.40%) ERP
12 55 (4.24%) Business Transformation
12 55 (4.24%) Test Strategy
13 51 (3.94%) CRM
14 45 (3.47%) Change Control
15 44 (3.40%) E-Commerce
16 41 (3.16%) ITIL
16 41 (3.16%) Project Planning
17 40 (3.09%) SDLC
18 38 (2.93%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (1.62%) C
2 19 (1.47%) SQL
3 9 (0.69%) Java
4 2 (0.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.15%) Perl
5 1 (0.077%) C#
5 1 (0.077%) C++
5 1 (0.077%) PHP
5 1 (0.077%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.077%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 58 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 53 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 47 (3.63%) PMP
5 42 (3.24%) Degree
6 37 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (1.39%) APMP
8 16 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 15 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (0.69%) ISEB
11 4 (0.31%) CISM
11 4 (0.31%) CISSP
12 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.23%) PgMP
13 2 (0.15%) MAPM
14 1 (0.077%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.077%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.78%) QA
2 19 (1.47%) MiFID
3 18 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.54%) EMIR
5 7 (0.54%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.46%) COBIT
7 4 (0.31%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.31%) FATCA
7 4 (0.31%) SLA
8 3 (0.23%) P3O
9 2 (0.15%) GxP
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.15%) UCITS
10 1 (0.077%) Basel III
10 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.077%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) Docker
2 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.15%) vCloud
2 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.077%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.077%) XenApp
3 1 (0.077%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.31%) SCCM
3 3 (0.23%) Puppet
4 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.15%) Mesos
5 1 (0.077%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.077%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.077%) EnCase
5 1 (0.077%) FTK
5 1 (0.077%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.077%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 83 (6.40%) SAP
2 54 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.01%) Oracle
4 18 (1.39%) CheckPoint
5 14 (1.08%) Cisco
6 12 (0.93%) HP
7 9 (0.69%) IBM
7 9 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.62%) Calypso
9 7 (0.54%) hybris
10 6 (0.46%) Intel
10 6 (0.46%) Remedy
11 5 (0.39%) Adobe
11 5 (0.39%) BT
11 5 (0.39%) Charles River
11 5 (0.39%) Citrix
11 5 (0.39%) Guidewire
11 5 (0.39%) Murex
11 5 (0.39%) Openreach
12 4 (0.31%) FNZ
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Volaris Exec
Rate: £550 - £750 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £550 per day + travel expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £365 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum + per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650.00 - £660.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £505 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Markfield, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £750 - £800 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
England
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Very attractive
Posted: 27 days ago