The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Programme Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programme Manager
Rank 583 603 587
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programme Manager 57 32 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.057% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.061% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 28
Average daily rate £600 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £468 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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 average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Programme Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Programme Manager within the UK.

Senior Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Senior Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Programme Manager within the UK.

Senior Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +2 54 £600 +4.34% 3
London +1 29 £750 +22.44% 1
City of London +46 7 £688 +7.84%
South East -11 7 £540 -2.70%
North West -8 5 £600 +26.31%
West Midlands -11 5 £379 -
South West 0 3 £385 -23.00%
East of England - 3 £650 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £650 -
Cheshire - 3 £600 -
Hampshire - 3 £488 -
Bristol 0 2 £385 -14.44%
Scotland -17 2 £613 +22.50%
Surrey - 2 £550 -
Edinburgh - 2 £613 -
Warrington - 2 £600 -
Berkshire +7 1 £465 -10.79%
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £525 -
Reading - 1 £465 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £700 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £600 -
Hook - 1 £445 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £525 -
Nottingham - 1 £215 -

Senior Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Programme Manager in their job title.

1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 31 (26.72%) Programme Management
3 26 (22.41%) Banking
4 25 (21.55%) Project Management
5 20 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 20 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (16.38%) Migration
7 13 (11.21%) Retail
7 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.62%) Matrix Management
9 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.76%) ITIL
10 8 (6.90%) QA
10 8 (6.90%) Retail Banking
10 8 (6.90%) Degree
10 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
10 8 (6.90%) Test Strategy
11 7 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.03%) Change Control
11 7 (6.03%) Target Operating Model
11 7 (6.03%) PMI Certification
11 7 (6.03%) Change Management
11 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
12 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
12 6 (5.17%) PMI
12 6 (5.17%) PMP
12 6 (5.17%) MS Project
12 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
12 6 (5.17%) Coaching

Senior Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.86%) SAS
1 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Project
2 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Sonata
2 2 (1.72%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.72%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.72%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.72%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.86%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.86%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.72%) Firewall
2 2 (1.72%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) Skype
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (0.86%) ATM
3 1 (0.86%) Broadband
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (35.34%) Finance
2 26 (22.41%) Banking
3 13 (11.21%) Retail
4 8 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.45%) Law
7 4 (3.45%) Legal
8 3 (2.59%) Billing
8 3 (2.59%) Local Government
8 3 (2.59%) Publishing
9 2 (1.72%) Automotive
9 2 (1.72%) Front Office
9 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.72%) Marketing
9 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.86%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) HTML
1 1 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
1 6 (5.17%) PMI
2 5 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.45%) Derivative
3 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.59%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.86%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.86%) EPoS
6 1 (0.86%) iPad
6 1 (0.86%) Life Science
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) Programme Management
2 25 (21.55%) Project Management
3 20 (17.24%) PRINCE2
3 20 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (16.38%) Migration
5 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.62%) Matrix Management
7 9 (7.76%) ITIL
7 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 7 (6.03%) Change Control
9 7 (6.03%) Change Management
9 7 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.03%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (5.17%) Coaching
10 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.31%) Project Planning
11 5 (4.31%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.31%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) C
2 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
1 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.17%) PMP
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) APMP
7 1 (0.86%) CISM
7 1 (0.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) COBIT
3 2 (1.72%) MiFID
4 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.31%) SAP
2 4 (3.45%) Calypso
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco
3 3 (2.59%) FNZ
3 3 (2.59%) HP
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle
4 2 (1.72%) BT
4 2 (1.72%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.72%) Murex
4 2 (1.72%) NEC
4 2 (1.72%) Openreach
5 1 (0.86%) Ariba
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix
5 1 (0.86%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.86%) Informatica
5 1 (0.86%) Teradata
5 1 (0.86%) Xerox
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