Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 75 83
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +9
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 26 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.90% 1.14% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.35% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 21
Cheshire median daily rate £494 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% -14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £358 £294 £215
90th Percentile £696 £661 £625
North West median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £57.50 £44.95 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.92% - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £47.36 £43.00
% change year-on-year -9.21% +10.14% -9.97%

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 1,176 1,038 1,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.78% 84.25% 85.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 728 1,093
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 40
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%
10th Percentile £11.06 £12.13 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.38 £51.50 £44.35
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 7 £525 -22.79%
Knutsford -7 5 - -
Chester +1 3 £420 +12.00%
Alderley Edge - 2 £675 -
Macclesfield - 2 £688 -
Northwich +3 1 £438 -20.45%
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (23.08%) IT Strategy
5 5 (19.23%) Decision-Making
5 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) PMO
7 3 (11.54%) Remediation Plan
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Governance
7 3 (11.54%) Java 8
7 3 (11.54%) C
7 3 (11.54%) C++
7 3 (11.54%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Python
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft

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 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
1 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Law
4 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.85%) Local Government
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Programme Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Release Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Change Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Change Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Support Officer
5 1 (3.85%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
1 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
1 3 (11.54%) Express
1 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
1 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
2 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 6 (23.08%) IT Strategy
4 5 (19.23%) Decision-Making
4 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 3 (11.54%) Release Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
1 3 (11.54%) C++
1 3 (11.54%) Go
1 3 (11.54%) Groovy
1 3 (11.54%) Java
1 3 (11.54%) Java 8
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.54%) Python
1 3 (11.54%) Ruby
1 3 (11.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) QEMU
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Pega