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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 223 184 176
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 617 643 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.25% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 453 426
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £778 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -22 562 £600 +4.34% 119
London +2 290 £625 - 60
South East -27 102 £525 - 13
City of London +2 75 £650 +1.96% 13
North West -33 51 £600 +18.51% 11
Scotland -8 39 £550 +2.32% 5
Berkshire -4 29 £494 -10.22% 2
South West -12 28 £550 +6.02% 8
Edinburgh -17 28 £650 +20.93% 2
Manchester -16 27 £700 +40.00% 6
Yorkshire -25 25 £550 -11.11% 9
West Midlands -3 24 £583 +16.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 24 £500 -4.76% 2
West Yorkshire -27 19 £550 -12.00% 7
Milton Keynes -4 18 £488 +3.17%
Surrey 0 15 £695 +18.29% 4
Hampshire -9 15 £500 - 2
Cheshire -6 14 £525 +40.00% 3
East of England -3 13 £575 +15.00% 6
East Midlands -5 13 £500 +2.56% 4
Leeds -30 12 £550 -11.11% 7
Bedfordshire +14 10 £575 -11.53% 3
Westminster +5 10 £650 -13.33%
Coventry +4 7 £625 +33.33%
Birmingham +3 7 £575 -14.81% 3
Wiltshire -3 7 £600 +23.07% 1
Reading -5 7 £625 +21.95% 2
Bristol -8 7 £550 -8.33% 5
West Sussex -14 7 £556 +12.65% 2
Somerset - 7 £475 -

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 392 (30.82%) Finance
2 369 (29.01%) Programme Management
3 311 (24.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 288 (22.64%) Project Management
5 255 (20.05%) PRINCE2
6 205 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
7 200 (15.72%) Banking
8 131 (10.30%) Retail
9 97 (7.63%) Change Management
10 94 (7.39%) Migration
11 90 (7.08%) Risk Management
12 82 (6.45%) Security Cleared
13 81 (6.37%) SAP
14 63 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
15 61 (4.80%) Degree
16 60 (4.72%) CRM
17 59 (4.64%) Data Centre
18 56 (4.40%) Telecoms
19 55 (4.32%) Business Transformation
20 54 (4.25%) Change Control
21 52 (4.09%) E-Commerce
21 52 (4.09%) Oracle
21 52 (4.09%) SC Cleared
22 51 (4.01%) Investment Banking
23 50 (3.93%) ITIL
23 50 (3.93%) Microsoft
24 49 (3.85%) Scrum
25 46 (3.62%) QA
26 45 (3.54%) NHS
27 43 (3.38%) Waterfall

Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 34 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.18%) CMS
3 14 (1.10%) Lync
4 7 (0.55%) SAS
5 5 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.16%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.16%) Drupal
8 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.079%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.079%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.079%) Confluence
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.079%) Apache
Applications
1 43 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.30%) MS Project
3 34 (2.67%) MS Office
4 18 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Maya
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.63%) SAP BPC
5 7 (0.55%) SAP CRM
5 7 (0.55%) SAP SD
6 6 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.47%) SAP MM
6 6 (0.47%) SAP PP
6 6 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.39%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.31%) SAP Retail
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.24%) Agresso
9 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.10%) Office 365
2 6 (0.47%) PaaS
3 5 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.079%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.079%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.67%) WAN
2 22 (1.73%) LAN
3 8 (0.63%) Internet
4 6 (0.47%) Intranet
5 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.39%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.31%) WebEx
7 3 (0.24%) Skype
7 3 (0.24%) MVNO
7 3 (0.24%) Network Security
7 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.24%) 4G
8 2 (0.16%) LTE
8 2 (0.16%) VoLTE
8 2 (0.16%) Firewall
8 2 (0.16%) Extranet
8 2 (0.16%) MPLS
8 2 (0.16%) SMS
8 2 (0.16%) SAN
9 1 (0.079%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (0.63%) SAP BI
3 6 (0.47%) QualityStage
3 6 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.39%) QlikView
4 5 (0.39%) Big Data
5 4 (0.31%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.31%) DB2
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.16%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (0.16%) MS Access
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.16%) DataStage
7 2 (0.16%) Clementine
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.079%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.079%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (0.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.16%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.16%) HP UFT
General
1 392 (30.82%) Finance
2 200 (15.72%) Banking
3 131 (10.30%) Retail
4 56 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 51 (4.01%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.83%) Marketing
7 28 (2.20%) Law
8 24 (1.89%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.65%) Legal
10 20 (1.57%) Front Office
11 15 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.10%) Publishing
13 12 (0.94%) Advertising
13 12 (0.94%) Local Government
14 11 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.55%) Billing
16 6 (0.47%) Back Office
17 5 (0.39%) Military
18 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.71%) .NET
2 4 (0.31%) HTML
3 3 (0.24%) HTML5
4 2 (0.16%) Swing
4 2 (0.16%) Middleware
5 1 (0.079%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.079%) LAMP
5 1 (0.079%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.079%) GWT
5 1 (0.079%) Mason
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.079%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.079%) EDI
5 1 (0.079%) JMS
5 1 (0.079%) CSS3
5 1 (0.079%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.079%) COM
5 1 (0.079%) CSS
5 1 (0.079%) JDBC
5 1 (0.079%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 45 (3.54%) NHS
4 31 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 22 (1.73%) FMCG
6 20 (1.57%) User Experience
7 19 (1.49%) PMI
8 15 (1.18%) Credit Risk
9 14 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 12 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (0.86%) Equities
11 11 (0.86%) Derivative
12 10 (0.79%) Market Risk
12 10 (0.79%) Informatics
13 7 (0.55%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.47%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.47%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.39%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.39%) Social Media
15 5 (0.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.10%) Windows
2 6 (0.47%) UNIX
3 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.24%) Linux
5 2 (0.16%) Solaris
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.079%) AIX
6 1 (0.079%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.079%) Android
6 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (29.01%) Programme Management
2 311 (24.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 288 (22.64%) Project Management
4 255 (20.05%) PRINCE2
5 205 (16.12%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (7.63%) Change Management
7 94 (7.39%) Migration
8 90 (7.08%) Risk Management
9 60 (4.72%) CRM
10 55 (4.32%) Business Transformation
11 54 (4.25%) Change Control
12 52 (4.09%) E-Commerce
13 50 (3.93%) ITIL
14 49 (3.85%) Scrum
15 43 (3.38%) Waterfall
16 42 (3.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 41 (3.22%) Test Strategy
18 38 (2.99%) ERP
19 36 (2.83%) PRINCE
19 36 (2.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.57%) C
2 18 (1.42%) Java
3 7 (0.55%) SQL
4 4 (0.31%) COBOL
5 3 (0.24%) R
6 2 (0.16%) Python
7 1 (0.079%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.079%) Caml Language
7 1 (0.079%) VB
7 1 (0.079%) ABAP
7 1 (0.079%) Perl
7 1 (0.079%) PHP
7 1 (0.079%) C#
7 1 (0.079%) C++
Qualifications
1 82 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 61 (4.80%) Degree
3 52 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 43 (3.38%) PMI Certification
5 40 (3.14%) PMP
6 39 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 38 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (1.34%) ISTQB
8 17 (1.34%) ISEB
9 11 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.86%) APMP
10 10 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.24%) CISSP
15 2 (0.16%) CISA
15 2 (0.16%) CISM
16 1 (0.079%) CIMA
16 1 (0.079%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.62%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) SLA
3 6 (0.47%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.31%) FATCA
5 4 (0.31%) EMIR
5 4 (0.31%) MiFID
6 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.16%) FINREP
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) GxP
8 1 (0.079%) GMP
8 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.079%) HL7
8 1 (0.079%) DICOM
8 1 (0.079%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.24%) VMware Server
2 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) XenApp
3 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.079%) Firmware
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.079%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 81 (6.37%) SAP
2 52 (4.09%) Oracle
3 50 (3.93%) Microsoft
4 20 (1.57%) CheckPoint
5 19 (1.49%) IBM
6 16 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (1.26%) HP
7 12 (0.94%) Reuters
8 7 (0.55%) Remedy
8 7 (0.55%) Teradata
8 7 (0.55%) VMware
9 6 (0.47%) Citrix
10 5 (0.39%) Cisco
10 5 (0.39%) Adobe
11 4 (0.31%) Siebel
11 4 (0.31%) EMC
11 4 (0.31%) Lotus
11 4 (0.31%) Ericsson
11 4 (0.31%) Nokia
11 4 (0.31%) Amdocs
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