The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 June 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.

Programme Management (Program Management)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 63 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.16% 1.10% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.33% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £550 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £465 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.23% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.51 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.02% +21.42%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 677 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.07% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 475 393
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Birmingham

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Birmingham

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Office Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCAB
2 1 (8.33%) CITP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) MAPM
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow