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 3 months to 24 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)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 66 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 4 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.72% 2.01% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.36% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 11
Median daily rate - £570 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £44.95 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.91 £33.35
% change year-on-year -6.07% +43.65%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 462 932 876
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 82.80% 85.11% 85.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 634 552
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 40
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 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 3 months to 24 April 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
Warrington +33 2 - -
Crewe - 1 - -
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cutover Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft