Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £619 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 86 101
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 13 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.05% 1.55% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.66% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 7
Cheshire median daily rate £619 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £403 £466 £400
90th Percentile £866 £675 £594
North West median daily rate £563 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £55.00
North West median hourly rate - - £55.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1170 1751 1828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.81% 93.74% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 1210 1097
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £241 £263 £274
90th Percentile £525 £569 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 60 106
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.02% -4.74%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.28 £12.07
90th Percentile £47.00 £33.75 £42.75
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.48
% change year-on-year +18.42% +2.81% +8.71%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Cheshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Cheshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Cheshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in Cheshire

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Knutsford +15 5 £428 -25.65%
Chester +19 3 £825 +37.50%
Northwich - 1 £325 -
Programme Manager
North West

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) SMS
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) PMI
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) NHS
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) Linux

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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