The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Manager
Rank 80 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 28 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.32% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 6
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£575 £525 £581
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £420 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £690 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £77.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £77.50 £99.50
% change year-on-year
-27.74% -22.11%
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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
1931 1920 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.66% 90.74% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 995 798
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 138 187
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.40 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 +4 8 £650 -
Birmingham -9 8 £650 +13.28% 2
Coventry +1 2 £425 -9.09% 2
Solihull +6 1 £330 -
Staffordshire - 1 £540 -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Programme Manager in their job title.

1 23 (36.51%) Programme Management
2 17 (26.98%) Finance
3 14 (22.22%) Project Management
3 14 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 9 (14.29%) CRM
5 9 (14.29%) IBM
5 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.70%) ITIL
6 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (11.11%) Banking
8 6 (9.52%) Automotive
8 6 (9.52%) SAP
8 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (9.52%) NHS
9 5 (7.94%) Change Management
10 4 (6.35%) Change Control
10 4 (6.35%) User Experience
10 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.35%) Scrum
10 4 (6.35%) Cadence
10 4 (6.35%) MS Project
10 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
10 4 (6.35%) HP
11 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (4.76%) Release Management
11 3 (4.76%) Local Government
11 3 (4.76%) QA
11 3 (4.76%) Portfolio Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Project
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
1 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.59%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) ATM
2 1 (1.59%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) PVCS
2 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.11%) Banking
4 6 (9.52%) Automotive
5 3 (4.76%) Local Government
6 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 2 (3.17%) Advertising
7 1 (1.59%) Front Office
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) NHS
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.59%) Economics
3 1 (1.59%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Programme Management
2 14 (22.22%) Project Management
2 14 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.29%) CRM
5 8 (12.70%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) Change Management
7 4 (6.35%) Change Control
7 4 (6.35%) Scrum
8 3 (4.76%) Release Management
8 3 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.17%) People Management
9 2 (3.17%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.17%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.59%) Validation
10 1 (1.59%) Migration
10 1 (1.59%) Network Design
10 1 (1.59%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) APMP
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) IBM
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) Cadence
3 4 (6.35%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) BMC
4 2 (3.17%) CA
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase
5 1 (1.59%) Lotus
5 1 (1.59%) Google
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