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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 69 66 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 44 57 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 2.21% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 3.05% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 11
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£400 £443 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £670 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.44 £24.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.47% +92.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.87 £47.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +118.39%
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
1848 1869 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.94% 72.30% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 982 755
Average daily rate £398 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -21.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 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
Warwickshire +10 12 £350 -18.60%
Coventry +5 12 £498 -20.40% 3
Solihull 0 6 £300 - 1
Birmingham -5 4 £535 +25.88% 7
Shropshire -7 2 - -
Staffordshire -15 2 £488 +68.10%
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (56.82%) Project Management
2 39 (44.32%) PRINCE2
3 37 (42.05%) Finance
4 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.18%) SAP
6 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
6 14 (15.91%) Service Management
6 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
7 13 (14.77%) Manufacturing
8 12 (13.64%) MS Project
8 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.36%) Change Management
9 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.23%) Electronics
10 9 (10.23%) ERP
10 9 (10.23%) NHS
10 9 (10.23%) Change Control
11 8 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (9.09%) DTV
11 8 (9.09%) IBM
11 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (9.09%) Marketing
11 8 (9.09%) Project Planning
12 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.95%) Scrum
12 7 (7.95%) PMP
12 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
12 7 (7.95%) MS Office
12 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.64%) MS Project
3 7 (7.95%) MS Office
4 6 (6.82%) SPSS
5 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
6 3 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
1 1 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) VPN
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (3.41%) Network Security
2 3 (3.41%) LAN
2 3 (3.41%) WAN
2 3 (3.41%) MPLS
2 3 (3.41%) OSPF
2 3 (3.41%) BGP
2 3 (3.41%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) IPsec
3 1 (1.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.14%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.41%) PVCS
3 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 37 (42.05%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 13 (14.77%) Manufacturing
4 9 (10.23%) Electronics
5 8 (9.09%) Marketing
6 4 (4.55%) Automotive
6 4 (4.55%) Banking
6 4 (4.55%) Retail
7 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.14%) Billing
8 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (39.77%) Project Manager
2 14 (15.91%) Programme Manager
3 12 (13.64%) Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Business Project Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Business Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Project Planner
7 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) PMO Lead
8 3 (3.41%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Procurement Manager
8 3 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Consultant
9 2 (2.27%) Coordinator
9 2 (2.27%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) NHS
2 8 (9.09%) DTV
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Informatics
5 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.82%) Project Management
2 39 (44.32%) PRINCE2
3 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.91%) Service Management
5 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.36%) Change Management
6 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.23%) ERP
7 9 (10.23%) Change Control
8 8 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.95%) Scrum
9 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.82%) Migration
10 6 (6.82%) Process Management
10 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.68%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) PMP
1 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
2 6 (6.82%) ISEB
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.55%) CCNA
4 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) P3O
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) SAP
2 8 (9.09%) IBM
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) JDA
5 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.14%) F5
5 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft
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