The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Manager
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 42 60 56
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.05% 0.32% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.33% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £575 £450 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.77% -40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £615
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £450 £762
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £55.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 499 605 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.10% 97.42% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 364 319
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 69
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Cambridgeshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Cambridgeshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Cambridgeshire

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cambridge +7 3 £750 +66.66%
Peterborough - 2 £525 -
Programme Manager
East of England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 5 (23.81%) PMO
6 4 (19.05%) Workday
6 4 (19.05%) Learning Management System
6 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Saba
7 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
7 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 3 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) User Experience
8 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) Local Government
9 1 (4.76%) Northgate
9 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.76%) QA
9 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Test Management

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Learning Management System
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
6 3 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Change Management
8 1 (4.76%) Human Resource Management
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (4.76%) Test Management
8 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) GxP
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Saba
1 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow
1 4 (19.05%) Workday
2 1 (4.76%) Northgate
2 1 (4.76%) SAP