Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 71 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 17 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.30% 0.75% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.91% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 27
Cheshire median daily rate £590 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £480 £215
90th Percentile £688 £615 £625
North West median daily rate £550 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £44.95 -
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £47.33 £47.33
% change year-on-year +5.64% - -23.04%

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 1,113 880 1,647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 85.09% 82.86% 83.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 617 1,094
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £229 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £402 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.46% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 48
Cheshire median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% - +3.44%
10th Percentile £10.76 £14.90 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.97 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -38.57% +2.19% +52.22%

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 21 April 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
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 21 April 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 -6 5 £615 -1.60%
Knutsford - 4 - -
Chester +2 3 £400 - 1
Macclesfield - 2 £688 -
Northwich - 1 £438 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £675 -
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) IT Strategy
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Law
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Programme Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Remediation Plan
6 3 (17.65%) PMO
6 3 (17.65%) Java 8
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) C++
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management

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 (17.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
1 3 (17.65%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Programme Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Assistant Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Director
5 1 (5.88%) Project Assistant
5 1 (5.88%) Public Sector Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) Express
1 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
1 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) IT Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Wealth Management
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (17.65%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) C++
1 3 (17.65%) Go
1 3 (17.65%) Groovy
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) Java 8
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
1 3 (17.65%) Python
1 3 (17.65%) Ruby
1 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) QEMU
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle