The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Programme Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 37 32 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 1.31% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.48% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £575 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.77% +7.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £47.33 £51.57
% change year-on-year -8.09% -8.22%  

Programme Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 250 271 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.25% 88.56% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 269
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 13
Median hourly rate £16.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.40 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Programme Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Management in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) PMO

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Director
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft