The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 27 April 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)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 58 35
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.93% 0.82% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.00% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £256 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.75% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £400 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £48.55 £33.35
% change year-on-year -7.31% +45.57%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 282 299 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.85% 81.92% 86.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 217 173
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £27.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Cardiff

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Cardiff

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Informatics
4 5 (41.67%) NHS
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) Information Management
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
8 1 (8.33%) Line Management
8 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (8.33%) Programme Governance
8 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) LIMS
8 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Officer
1 3 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (8.33%) PMO Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Director
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (41.67%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Informatics
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft