Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 48 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 14 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.05% 2.12% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.24% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £600 £650 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +15.56% -16.67%
10th Percentile £461 £549 £392
90th Percentile £704 £730 £588
East of England median daily rate £625 £600 £513
% change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% -4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £52.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 651 580 628
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 94.46% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 374 417
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £197 £200 £211
90th Percentile £575 £584 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -64.00% +123.88%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £42.05 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 3 £520 -24.36% 1
Dunstable -2 2 - -
Henlow - 1 - -
Programme Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Local Government
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
1 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
1 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Personalization
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft