The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £715 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Programme Manager
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 34 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.39% 0.62% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.66% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Median daily rate £715 £800 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +39.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £55.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% -3.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 344 305 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.82% 95.02% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 207 247
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Bedfordshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Bedfordshire

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 1 - -
Programme Manager
East of England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) SANS
4 1 (11.11%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Local Government
4 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) EPoS
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle