The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 69 70 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 45 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.87% 2.11% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.83% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 15
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£469 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £658 £715
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.44 £21.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.90% +74.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.44 £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +75.92%
Programme Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1812 1838 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.28% 74.65% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 985 692
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 59
Average hourly rate £28.60 £27.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -27.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Management across the West Midlands region.

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the West Midlands region.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Coventry +18 16 £498 -20.40% 2
Warwickshire +6 9 £350 -25.13% 1
Birmingham -13 5 £495 +52.30% 6
Shropshire -5 2 - -
Staffordshire -12 1 - -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management.

1 46 (54.76%) Project Management
2 37 (44.05%) PRINCE2
3 33 (39.29%) Finance
4 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.00%) SAP
6 16 (19.05%) Manufacturing
7 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
7 15 (17.86%) Service Management
8 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 12 (14.29%) ERP
9 12 (14.29%) MS Project
9 12 (14.29%) Electronics
10 11 (13.10%) Change Management
10 11 (13.10%) DTV
10 11 (13.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (13.10%) Marketing
10 11 (13.10%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (10.71%) PMP
12 9 (10.71%) PMI Certification
12 9 (10.71%) NHS
12 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
12 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.71%) Change Control
13 8 (9.52%) ITIL
14 7 (8.33%) IBM
14 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
14 7 (8.33%) Project Planning
15 6 (7.14%) Degree

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Programme Management also 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 that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) Documentum
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.19%) Lync
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Project
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) SPSS
4 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (13.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.57%) Primavera
3 2 (2.38%) CA PPM
4 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) VPN
1 5 (5.95%) Network Security
1 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (3.57%) MPLS
2 3 (3.57%) OSPF
2 3 (3.57%) BGP
2 3 (3.57%) EIGRP
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) IPsec
4 1 (1.19%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (1.19%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.19%) Big Data
1 1 (1.19%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 33 (39.29%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
4 12 (14.29%) Electronics
5 11 (13.10%) Marketing
6 4 (4.76%) Retail
6 4 (4.76%) Automotive
7 3 (3.57%) Banking
8 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.19%) Games
9 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Project Manager
2 16 (19.05%) Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Programme Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Project Planner
5 5 (5.95%) Business Project Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Business Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) PMO Lead
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Procurement Manager
7 3 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) DTV
2 9 (10.71%) NHS
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) PMI
5 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Informatics
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
1 1 (1.19%) MVS
1 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Project Management
2 37 (44.05%) PRINCE2
3 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.86%) Service Management
5 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.29%) ERP
7 11 (13.10%) Change Management
7 11 (13.10%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.71%) Change Control
10 8 (9.52%) ITIL
11 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 7 (8.33%) Project Planning
12 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
12 6 (7.14%) Business Transformation
12 6 (7.14%) Scrum
12 6 (7.14%) Migration
12 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.95%) Document Management
13 5 (5.95%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) PMP
1 9 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) CCNA
2 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.95%) ISEB
4 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.57%) CCNP
5 3 (3.57%) APMP
6 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) PgMP
7 1 (1.19%) CIPD
7 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.19%) CISSP
7 1 (1.19%) MCSE
7 1 (1.19%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
1 4 (4.76%) P3O
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.19%) HL7
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) SAP
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) IBM
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.38%) CA
6 2 (2.38%) JDA
6 2 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (1.19%) Splunk
7 1 (1.19%) Verint
7 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.19%) Cadence
7 1 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.19%) Nortel
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix
7 1 (1.19%) Avaya
7 1 (1.19%) Juniper
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