Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 15 November 2018 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 63 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 30 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.32% 2.02% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.39% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 23
Cheshire median daily rate £444 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.48% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £397 £335 £302
90th Percentile £679 £669 £585
North West median daily rate £463 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -15.91% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £34.95 £47.45 £37.88
% change year-on-year -26.34% +25.27% +3.30%

Programme Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,118 1,130 1,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.33% 84.58% 86.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 810 926
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -3.73%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £619 £613
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 41 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.55 £15.84 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.80% -16.98% +9.03%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £35.00 £37.78
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £27.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -19.41% +28.30% -31.05%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Cheshire

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Cheshire

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Cheshire

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Cheshire

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programme Management in Cheshire

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Warrington +2 11 £525 -15.59%
Crewe -5 11 £425 -19.05% 1
Chester -2 1 £420 +8.39%
Knutsford -9 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 £675 -
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) Marketing
5 9 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (30.00%) Change Control
5 9 (30.00%) Line Management
5 9 (30.00%) SAP
5 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (30.00%) Electronics
5 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 9 (30.00%) Manufacturing
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Selenium
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.00%) RESTful
8 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (20.00%) JMeter
8 6 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (20.00%) OOP
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) Taurus

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Finacle
1 1 (3.33%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JMeter
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
1 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Electronics
2 9 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (30.00%) Marketing
2 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Tester
2 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Project Officer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Project Officer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Project Support Officer
4 3 (10.00%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Architecture Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Release Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) RESTful
1 6 (20.00%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Project Management
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (30.00%) Change Control
3 9 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
3 9 (30.00%) Line Management
3 9 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (20.00%) OOP
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.67%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle