The median contractor rate for a Programme Director was £638 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 June 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 Director
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 159 197
Rank change year-on-year -6 +38  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
City of London median daily rate £638 £693 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.94% -1.07%  
10th Percentile £613 £629 £407
90th Percentile £675 £790 £950
London median daily rate £700 £718 £763
% change year-on-year -2.43% -5.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3116 3206 5526
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.35% 95.93% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8621 9400 15096
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 330
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -3.62%  
10th Percentile £10.90 £14.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.00 £32.25 £37.05
London median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  

Programme Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Programme Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Director in the City of London

Programme Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Director in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Director in the City of London

Programme Director Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Programme Director 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 City of London region featuring Programme Director in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (28.57%) Behavioural Change
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Data Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation

Programme Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Behavioural Change
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
2 2 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco