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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Manager
Rank 195 186 180
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 645 580 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.11% 1.10% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.19% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 374 396
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.29% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £800 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £92.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -64.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £92.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -64.86%

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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -7 578 £563 -6.25% 131
London -13 278 £638 +2.00% 76
South East +1 99 £510 -11.30% 21
City of London +10 69 £650 +4.00% 23
North West -4 53 £475 -4.52% 10
Scotland +10 51 £475 -24.00% 4
South West -9 45 £500 +3.80% 13
Yorkshire +22 37 £540 +10.76% 3
Edinburgh +23 36 £475 -26.92% 2
Berkshire +15 35 £475 -9.52% 7
West Yorkshire +11 30 £558 +11.50% 2
West Midlands -4 30 £600 +18.51% 3
Manchester +3 23 £475 -17.39% 3
Bristol -11 21 £700 +7.69% 4
Leeds +11 20 £588 +15.76% 1
Hampshire -14 20 £488 -29.09% 3
East Midlands +12 18 £625 +40.44% 2
Surrey -1 15 £563 +8.43% 2
Wiltshire -3 15 £450 -0.11% 2
East of England -34 14 £513 -21.15% 2
West Sussex +4 10 £515 -8.84%
Birmingham +3 10 £693 +35.12%
Reading +19 9 £450 -18.18% 3
Swindon -5 9 £481 +6.82% 2
Northamptonshire +4 8 £550 -42.10%
Warwickshire -4 7 £450 -
Southampton -6 7 £500 -25.92% 1
Glasgow -14 7 £400 -20.00% 1
Slough +2 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 6 £563 +12.50% 1

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 421 (32.53%) Finance
2 420 (32.46%) Programme Management
3 321 (24.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 292 (22.57%) PRINCE2
5 287 (22.18%) Project Management
6 231 (17.85%) Banking
7 168 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (9.66%) Retail
9 105 (8.11%) Change Management
10 92 (7.11%) Risk Management
11 78 (6.03%) Migration
12 76 (5.87%) Investment Banking
12 76 (5.87%) Security Cleared
13 72 (5.56%) MS Project
14 70 (5.41%) Telecoms
15 67 (5.18%) ITIL
15 67 (5.18%) Change Control
16 65 (5.02%) Microsoft
17 63 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
18 60 (4.64%) PMI Certification
19 56 (4.33%) E-Commerce
20 55 (4.25%) Degree
21 54 (4.17%) MS Excel
21 54 (4.17%) CRM
22 53 (4.10%) SC Cleared
23 52 (4.02%) SAP
24 50 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 48 (3.71%) Oracle
25 48 (3.71%) Supplier Management
26 47 (3.63%) QA

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.70%) Lync
3 7 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.46%) CMS
5 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.23%) WordPress
7 3 (0.23%) Jadu
7 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.15%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.15%) Documentum
8 2 (0.15%) SAS
8 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.077%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 72 (5.56%) MS Project
2 54 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 43 (3.32%) MS Office
4 25 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.39%) SAP EHS
6 4 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
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
7 3 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP WM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.15%) HFM
8 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.93%) Office 365
2 5 (0.39%) 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 8 (0.62%) WAN
3 6 (0.46%) LAN
3 6 (0.46%) Intranet
4 5 (0.39%) SAN
4 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.31%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (0.31%) LTE
6 3 (0.23%) 4G
6 3 (0.23%) MPLS
6 3 (0.23%) Broadband
7 2 (0.15%) ATM
7 2 (0.15%) GSM
7 2 (0.15%) UMTS
7 2 (0.15%) SS7
7 2 (0.15%) INAP
7 2 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.15%) MVNO
7 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.077%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.46%) Big Data
3 4 (0.31%) Data Mining
3 4 (0.31%) MS Access
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.23%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.15%) QlikView
5 2 (0.15%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.15%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.077%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.077%) MySQL
6 1 (0.077%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.077%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.077%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.077%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.39%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.15%) JIRA
2 2 (0.15%) PVCS
3 1 (0.077%) Hudson
3 1 (0.077%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.077%) LoadRunner
General
1 421 (32.53%) Finance
2 231 (17.85%) Banking
3 125 (9.66%) Retail
4 76 (5.87%) Investment Banking
5 70 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.55%) Retail Banking
7 40 (3.09%) Marketing
8 38 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 30 (2.32%) Legal
9 30 (2.32%) Front Office
10 17 (1.31%) Back Office
10 17 (1.31%) Local Government
11 16 (1.24%) Publishing
12 15 (1.16%) Advertising
12 15 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.77%) Automotive
14 9 (0.70%) German Language
14 9 (0.70%) Military
15 8 (0.62%) Law
15 8 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.24%) .NET
2 7 (0.54%) Web Services
3 6 (0.46%) Middleware
4 5 (0.39%) HTML
5 3 (0.23%) Struts
5 3 (0.23%) XML
5 3 (0.23%) Swing
5 3 (0.23%) CSS
5 3 (0.23%) JSP
5 3 (0.23%) Spring
6 2 (0.15%) Mason
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.077%) Velocity
7 1 (0.077%) SOAP
7 1 (0.077%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (2.40%) NHS
3 27 (2.09%) PMI
4 20 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.16%) Derivative
6 13 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (0.93%) FMCG
7 12 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 11 (0.85%) Social Media
9 9 (0.70%) User Experience
10 8 (0.62%) Open Source
10 8 (0.62%) IPTV
10 8 (0.62%) Online Banking
11 6 (0.46%) Economics
11 6 (0.46%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (0.39%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.31%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.23%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.16%) Windows
2 7 (0.54%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.31%) Linux
4 3 (0.23%) UNIX
4 3 (0.23%) Android
4 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (32.46%) Programme Management
2 321 (24.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 292 (22.57%) PRINCE2
4 287 (22.18%) Project Management
5 168 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
6 105 (8.11%) Change Management
7 92 (7.11%) Risk Management
8 78 (6.03%) Migration
9 67 (5.18%) ITIL
9 67 (5.18%) Change Control
10 56 (4.33%) E-Commerce
11 54 (4.17%) CRM
12 48 (3.71%) Supplier Management
13 47 (3.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 46 (3.55%) Scrum
15 42 (3.25%) PRINCE
16 39 (3.01%) Service Delivery
17 38 (2.94%) Business Transformation
18 35 (2.70%) Dependency Management
18 35 (2.70%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (1.47%) C
2 12 (0.93%) Java
3 11 (0.85%) SQL
4 5 (0.39%) RPG
5 2 (0.15%) PHP
5 2 (0.15%) VBA
5 2 (0.15%) R
6 1 (0.077%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.077%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.077%) C#
6 1 (0.077%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (5.87%) Security Cleared
2 60 (4.64%) PMI Certification
3 55 (4.25%) Degree
4 53 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 50 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 40 (3.09%) PMP
7 38 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (1.08%) APMP
9 11 (0.85%) ISEB
10 9 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.39%) CISSP
12 4 (0.31%) CISA
13 3 (0.23%) CISM
13 3 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.23%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.15%) CCA
14 2 (0.15%) PgMP
14 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.077%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.63%) QA
2 10 (0.77%) Solvency II
3 6 (0.46%) SLA
4 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.39%) FATCA
5 4 (0.31%) EMIR
5 4 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.31%) COBIT
5 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) GxP
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) MiFID
6 2 (0.15%) UCITS
6 2 (0.15%) P3O
7 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.077%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (5.02%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.02%) SAP
3 48 (3.71%) Oracle
4 29 (2.24%) IBM
5 25 (1.93%) CheckPoint
6 17 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.62%) VMware
7 8 (0.62%) Cisco
8 7 (0.54%) Guidewire
9 5 (0.39%) Google
10 4 (0.31%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.31%) HP
10 4 (0.31%) CA
10 4 (0.31%) Cadence
11 3 (0.23%) BMC
11 3 (0.23%) Lotus
11 3 (0.23%) Citrix
11 3 (0.23%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.23%) Cognos
12 2 (0.15%) Siebel
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