The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 80 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 38 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 1.64% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.39% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 15
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £401 £380
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.40 £29.13 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+59.31% +33.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Programme Management
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -5 9 £398 -20.50% 1
Warwickshire +1 6 £350 +25.00% 1
Birmingham -14 5 £350 +12.00%
Worcestershire +7 2 £291 - 2
Solihull -6 2 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (32.39%) Project Management
2 22 (30.99%) PRINCE2
3 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.31%) CRM
5 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
5 12 (16.90%) SAP
5 12 (16.90%) Finance
6 11 (15.49%) ERP
7 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (11.27%) Change Management
8 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.27%) MS Project
8 8 (11.27%) ITIL
9 7 (9.86%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (9.86%) Degree
10 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
10 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (8.45%) PMP
10 6 (8.45%) PMI Certification
10 6 (8.45%) Service Management
11 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
11 5 (7.04%) MS Office
11 5 (7.04%) NHS
12 4 (5.63%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
12 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
12 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
12 4 (5.63%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Documentum
3 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (11.27%) MS Project
4 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.04%) MS Office
5 2 (2.82%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (9.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.82%) DELMIA
3 2 (2.82%) ENOVIA
4 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.41%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.41%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.41%) MS Access
1 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Local Government
3 3 (4.23%) Back Office
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Programme Manager
2 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.45%) Architect
3 6 (8.45%) Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) PMO Lead
5 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.82%) SAP Manager
7 2 (2.82%) NHS Programme Manager
7 2 (2.82%) CRM Architect
7 2 (2.82%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) PMO Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.82%) Project Planner
7 2 (2.82%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.82%) Programme Office Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) CSS
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) WCF
1 1 (1.41%) WPF
1 1 (1.41%) LINQ
1 1 (1.41%) jQuery
1 1 (1.41%) HTML5
1 1 (1.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) NHS
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.23%) Economics
3 3 (4.23%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.82%) PMI
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
5 1 (1.41%) EPoS
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) VMS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Project Management
2 22 (30.99%) PRINCE2
3 13 (18.31%) CRM
4 11 (15.49%) ERP
5 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.27%) Change Management
6 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.27%) ITIL
7 6 (8.45%) Service Management
8 4 (5.63%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
8 4 (5.63%) Six Sigma
8 4 (5.63%) PRINCE
8 4 (5.63%) Document Management
9 3 (4.23%) PLM
9 3 (4.23%) Migration
9 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.23%) Process Management
9 3 (4.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) C#
1 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.45%) PMP
2 6 (8.45%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) CAPM
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.82%) PgMP
4 2 (2.82%) APMP
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MBA
5 1 (1.41%) CCAB
5 1 (1.41%) CISA
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) HND
5 1 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
1 3 (4.23%) P3O
2 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) SAP
3 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
3 2 (2.82%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) Primavera
3 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) CA
4 1 (1.41%) EMC
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Pega
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