The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Programme Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Manager
Rank 107 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 27 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.03% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.09% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 11
Median daily rate £525 £503 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £415 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £580 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £57.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +307.14%
Programme Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2733 2387 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.86% 94.50% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1449 1113
Median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 147 173
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £33.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +9 12 £525 +9.37% 1
Coventry - 2 £700 - 1
Shropshire -43 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Programme Management
3 14 (21.88%) Migration
4 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 10 (15.63%) Project Management
4 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (14.06%) SAP
6 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.94%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
6 7 (10.94%) Business Transformation
6 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
7 6 (9.38%) Maximo
7 6 (9.38%) ERP
7 6 (9.38%) Line Management
8 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Test Management
8 5 (7.81%) Facilities Management
8 5 (7.81%) NHS
9 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (6.25%) Information Security
9 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.69%) APMP
10 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
10 3 (4.69%) Retail
10 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.69%) MS Project
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) 2G
1 1 (1.56%) 3G
1 1 (1.56%) 4G
1 1 (1.56%) LTE
1 1 (1.56%) MIMO
1 1 (1.56%) SAN
1 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.13%) Power BI
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Local Government
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) NHS
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.56%) Telematics
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Programme Management
2 14 (21.88%) Migration
3 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
3 10 (15.63%) Project Management
4 7 (10.94%) Business Transformation
4 7 (10.94%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
4 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.38%) ERP
5 6 (9.38%) Line Management
6 5 (7.81%) Facilities Management
6 5 (7.81%) Test Management
6 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security
7 4 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.13%) CRM
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.69%) APMP
5 2 (3.13%) CISM
5 2 (3.13%) CISSP
5 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) SAP
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.56%) Kronos
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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