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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programme Manager
Rank 572 550 549
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programme Manager 45 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.076% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.082% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 30
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£568 £700 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.92% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £788 £778
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £675 £438
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +54.28%
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
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 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 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 -21 36 £560 -20.00% 9
London -1 19 £555 -20.71% 2
Scotland +1 7 £650 - 1
Yorkshire +3 5 £575 - 2
West Yorkshire -2 5 £575 - 2
City of London +23 3 £594 -20.83% 2
Leeds +1 3 £650 - 1
South West -28 3 £550 -
South East -15 2 £700 +3.70% 3
West Midlands - 2 £700 - 2
North West -9 1 - -
East of England -23 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £700 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Swansea - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -

Senior Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 22 (27.16%) Project Management
3 21 (25.93%) Programme Management
3 21 (25.93%) PRINCE2
4 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (17.28%) Banking
6 13 (16.05%) Retail
7 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.11%) Migration
8 8 (9.88%) ITIL
8 8 (9.88%) Retail Banking
9 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
9 6 (7.41%) Change Management
10 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.17%) Service Management
10 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
11 4 (4.94%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.94%) PRINCE
11 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
11 4 (4.94%) PMI
12 3 (3.70%) PMP
12 3 (3.70%) Cisco
12 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.70%) Oracle
12 3 (3.70%) MS Project
12 3 (3.70%) Quality Management
12 3 (3.70%) E-business
12 3 (3.70%) Scrum
12 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared

Senior Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Project
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) SAN
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) ATM
2 1 (1.23%) GPRS
2 1 (1.23%) GSM
2 1 (1.23%) UMTS
2 1 (1.23%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) QlikView
General
1 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Banking
3 13 (16.05%) Retail
4 8 (9.88%) Retail Banking
5 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.23%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) PMI
2 2 (2.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Social Media
3 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Android
1 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Project Management
2 21 (25.93%) Programme Management
2 21 (25.93%) PRINCE2
3 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.11%) Migration
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL
6 6 (7.41%) Change Management
7 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.17%) Service Management
7 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.94%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.94%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.70%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.70%) E-business
9 3 (3.70%) Scrum
9 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.70%) Change Control
10 2 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.70%) PMP
2 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) COBIT
2 1 (1.23%) MiFID
2 1 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Cisco
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) F5
2 2 (2.47%) SAP
2 2 (2.47%) Citrix
2 2 (2.47%) NetApp
3 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.23%) Cadence
3 1 (1.23%) Facebook
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