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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 229 226 200
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 527 600 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.10% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.16% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 403 441
Median daily rate £580 £563 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £800 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £530 £525
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £58.75 £25.54 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.07% -43.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £25.54 £30.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.75 £25.54 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.54 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+37.06% -43.25%

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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -10 500 £583 +5.90% 37
London -4 284 £625 +4.16% 24
South East -21 73 £511 +2.25% 2
City of London +6 42 £638 +6.25% 2
North West -14 28 £575 +4.54% 1
East of England +17 27 £619 +37.50% 3
West Midlands -29 25 £515 -6.36% 4
Yorkshire +8 23 £525 -10.63% 2
West Yorkshire +21 20 £525 -4.54% 1
Berkshire +3 20 £520 -11.48%
East Midlands -4 16 £563 +2.27% 1
Hampshire +12 15 £490 +12.00%
Manchester +3 15 £550 +4.76%
South West +8 14 £550 -
Scotland -13 14 £556 -9.18%
Leeds +17 13 £600 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 12 £588 +30.55% 1
Surrey +15 11 £688 +37.50%
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £513 +2.50%
Oxfordshire -5 11 £500 -5.66%
Milton Keynes +9 10 £513 +2.50%
Coventry -14 9 £550 -4.76%
Edinburgh +11 7 £650 +18.18%
Derby +7 7 £600 -
Derbyshire +6 7 £600 -22.58%
Warwickshire +5 7 £430 -
Oxford -2 7 £475 -5.00%
Cambridgeshire +7 6 £613 -
Bristol -1 6 £600 -
Northamptonshire -12 6 £575 +8.23%

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 405 (33.61%) Programme Management
2 396 (32.86%) Finance
3 325 (26.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 279 (23.15%) Project Management
5 223 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
6 215 (17.84%) PRINCE2
7 149 (12.37%) Banking
8 120 (9.96%) Retail
9 108 (8.96%) Migration
10 94 (7.80%) Change Management
11 81 (6.72%) PMI Certification
12 78 (6.47%) Data Centre
13 73 (6.06%) Security Cleared
14 68 (5.64%) PMP
15 64 (5.31%) Risk Management
16 63 (5.23%) SAP
17 61 (5.06%) Microsoft
18 59 (4.90%) Oracle
19 56 (4.65%) ERP
20 55 (4.56%) Telecoms
21 53 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 50 (4.15%) Waterfall
22 50 (4.15%) Test Strategy
23 49 (4.07%) Business Transformation
24 45 (3.73%) Degree
25 44 (3.65%) Change Control
26 43 (3.57%) SC Cleared
27 42 (3.49%) QA
27 42 (3.49%) CRM
27 42 (3.49%) PMI

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 22 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.66%) CMS
3 7 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.25%) Drupal
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.17%) Confluence
6 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.17%) SAS
6 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.083%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.083%) IIS
7 1 (0.083%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.083%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.083%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.99%) MS Project
3 16 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.16%) MS Office
6 1 (0.083%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS
6 1 (0.083%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (1.58%) Oracle ERP
2 16 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 10 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
5 10 (0.83%) Oracle FAH
6 9 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.50%) Primavera
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.41%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.49%) Office 365
2 14 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.91%) SaaS
4 10 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (0.33%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.25%) IaaS
7 3 (0.25%) PaaS
8 2 (0.17%) Veeva
9 1 (0.083%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.57%) WAN
2 22 (1.83%) LAN
3 17 (1.41%) Unified Communications
4 12 (1.00%) Internet
5 11 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (0.66%) Intranet
7 7 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.50%) SAN
9 3 (0.25%) Extranet
9 3 (0.25%) Firewall
9 3 (0.25%) MPLS
9 3 (0.25%) MVNO
9 3 (0.25%) Network Security
9 3 (0.25%) Skype
10 2 (0.17%) ATM
10 2 (0.17%) Broadband
10 2 (0.17%) DWDM
10 2 (0.17%) Telepresence
10 2 (0.17%) WebEx
10 2 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.75%) Big Data
2 7 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.58%) QlikView
3 6 (0.50%) SAP HANA
3 6 (0.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.25%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.17%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.17%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.083%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.083%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.083%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.083%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.083%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (0.91%) JIRA
2 6 (0.50%) HP UFT
2 6 (0.50%) Selenium
2 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.41%) JUnit
4 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.083%) Appium
5 1 (0.083%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.083%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.083%) LSMW
5 1 (0.083%) MSI
5 1 (0.083%) Subversion
5 1 (0.083%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.083%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 396 (32.86%) Finance
2 149 (12.37%) Banking
3 120 (9.96%) Retail
4 55 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.99%) Marketing
6 33 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.66%) Legal
8 26 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 26 (2.16%) Retail Banking
9 22 (1.83%) Local Government
10 19 (1.58%) Front Office
11 14 (1.16%) Advertising
12 10 (0.83%) Law
12 10 (0.83%) Publishing
13 8 (0.66%) Back Office
13 8 (0.66%) Billing
13 8 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 5 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.00%) Middleware
2 6 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.33%) .NET
4 3 (0.25%) Web Services
5 2 (0.17%) Velocity
6 1 (0.083%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.083%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.47%) Data Centre
2 42 (3.49%) PMI
3 39 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (1.74%) Virtual Team
5 20 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.66%) NHS
6 11 (0.91%) EPoS
7 10 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 10 (0.83%) User Experience
8 8 (0.66%) Derivative
8 8 (0.66%) Learning Management System
9 7 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.58%) FMCG
9 7 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.58%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.50%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.50%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.41%) Equities
11 5 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (1.83%) Windows
2 6 (0.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.41%) Linux
3 5 (0.41%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.33%) AIX
4 4 (0.33%) Solaris
5 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.17%) Unix
7 1 (0.083%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.083%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (33.61%) Programme Management
2 325 (26.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 279 (23.15%) Project Management
4 223 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (17.84%) PRINCE2
6 108 (8.96%) Migration
7 94 (7.80%) Change Management
8 64 (5.31%) Risk Management
9 56 (4.65%) ERP
10 53 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 50 (4.15%) Test Strategy
11 50 (4.15%) Waterfall
12 49 (4.07%) Business Transformation
13 44 (3.65%) Change Control
14 42 (3.49%) Analytics
14 42 (3.49%) CRM
14 42 (3.49%) Programme Governance
15 40 (3.32%) Matrix Management
16 37 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (3.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (1.58%) C
2 12 (1.00%) SQL
3 8 (0.66%) Java
4 3 (0.25%) Pascal
4 3 (0.25%) Ruby
5 2 (0.17%) C++
6 1 (0.083%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.083%) Python
6 1 (0.083%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (6.72%) PMI Certification
2 73 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 68 (5.64%) PMP
4 45 (3.73%) Degree
5 43 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 40 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (1.83%) APMP
9 15 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (1.00%) ISEB
12 6 (0.50%) CISSP
13 5 (0.41%) PgMP
14 4 (0.33%) MBA
15 3 (0.25%) CISM
15 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
16 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
17 1 (0.083%) CBAP
17 1 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
17 1 (0.083%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.49%) QA
2 14 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.83%) SLA
5 7 (0.58%) GAAP
6 6 (0.50%) MiFID
7 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.25%) EMIR
8 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.17%) Basel III
9 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.17%) COREP
9 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.17%) FINREP
9 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.083%) FATCA
10 1 (0.083%) GMP
10 1 (0.083%) GxP
10 1 (0.083%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.083%) Ansible
2 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.083%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (5.23%) SAP
2 61 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 59 (4.90%) Oracle
4 19 (1.58%) Cisco
5 14 (1.16%) Workday
6 13 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 9 (0.75%) Adobe
7 9 (0.75%) Charles River
7 9 (0.75%) VMware
8 8 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.66%) ServiceNow
8 8 (0.66%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.58%) Cognos
9 7 (0.58%) Ericsson
9 7 (0.58%) HP
9 7 (0.58%) Informatica
9 7 (0.58%) Saba
10 6 (0.50%) Citrix
10 6 (0.50%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.41%) Hyperion
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