Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 111 128
Rank change year-on-year -27 +17 +19
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 115 144 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.61% 2.15% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.46% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 113 128
City of London median daily rate £550 £563 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +11.49% -3.58%
10th Percentile £356 £413 £312
90th Percentile £775 £788 £788
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £514
% change year-on-year - +7.06% -1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £190.00 £31.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +503.17% +28.57% -
Central London median hourly rate £190.00 £31.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year +503.17% +28.57% -51.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6308 5856 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.36% 87.43% 83.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5014 4674 6040
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £317 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.58 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.54 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% -9.52% +16.67%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the City of London

Programme Management
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 Management in the City of London.

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

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the City of London

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 58 (50.43%) Finance
2 53 (46.09%) Project Management
3 33 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (23.48%) PRINCE2
6 21 (18.26%) Banking
7 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 19 (16.52%) PMO
9 16 (13.91%) Marketing
10 15 (13.04%) Telecoms
11 14 (12.17%) Change Management
12 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (11.30%) Change Control
13 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (10.43%) SAP
13 12 (10.43%) Manufacturing
14 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
15 10 (8.70%) Risk Management
15 10 (8.70%) Financial Institution
15 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
15 10 (8.70%) DV Cleared
15 10 (8.70%) Investment Banking
15 10 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 9 (7.83%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (7.83%) Electronics
16 9 (7.83%) Migration
16 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
16 9 (7.83%) ISEB
16 9 (7.83%) PMI Certification

Programme Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.74%) Apache
2 2 (1.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.87%) SPSS
6 1 (0.87%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.87%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.87%) PaaS
3 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) WAN
2 5 (4.35%) LAN
3 3 (2.61%) Intranet
3 3 (2.61%) Network Security
3 3 (2.61%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (2.61%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.74%) Skype
5 1 (0.87%) Firewall
5 1 (0.87%) SMTP
5 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.87%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) Big Data
2 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.74%) HBase
3 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.87%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.87%) OLAP
4 1 (0.87%) OLTP
4 1 (0.87%) Power BI
4 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Selenium
1 3 (2.61%) Selenium IDE
1 3 (2.61%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.87%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.87%) JIRA
2 1 (0.87%) Moq
2 1 (0.87%) MSTest
2 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (50.43%) Finance
2 21 (18.26%) Banking
3 16 (13.91%) Marketing
4 15 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 12 (10.43%) Manufacturing
6 10 (8.70%) Financial Institution
6 10 (8.70%) Investment Banking
7 9 (7.83%) Electronics
8 8 (6.96%) Legal
9 5 (4.35%) Advertising
9 5 (4.35%) Retail
10 4 (3.48%) Front Office
11 3 (2.61%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.87%) International Banking
12 1 (0.87%) Law
12 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (28.70%) Programme Manager
2 29 (25.22%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (7.83%) Transformation Manager
3 9 (7.83%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 7 (6.09%) IT Manager
5 6 (5.22%) Business Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Data Centre Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Developer
6 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Analyst
7 4 (3.48%) Architect
7 4 (3.48%) Digital Programme Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 4 (3.48%) IT Programme Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Migration Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) JSON
2 3 (2.61%) CSS
3 2 (1.74%) Express
3 2 (1.74%) JMS
3 2 (1.74%) Kafka
3 2 (1.74%) Node.js
3 2 (1.74%) Sass
3 2 (1.74%) XML
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.87%) Fluent NHibernate
4 1 (0.87%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) jQuery
4 1 (0.87%) LINQ
4 1 (0.87%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.87%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.87%) REST
4 1 (0.87%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) PMI
3 4 (3.48%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.48%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.48%) NHS
4 3 (2.61%) Equities
5 2 (1.74%) Fintech
5 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.74%) Social Media
5 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.74%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.87%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.87%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.09%) Project Management
2 33 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (23.48%) PRINCE2
5 14 (12.17%) Change Management
6 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.30%) Change Control
7 10 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 9 (7.83%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (7.83%) Migration
9 8 (6.96%) Asset Management
9 8 (6.96%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (6.96%) SDLC
10 7 (6.09%) Information Security
10 7 (6.09%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (5.22%) Data Management
11 6 (5.22%) Resource Management
11 6 (5.22%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) Java
1 4 (3.48%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) C
2 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.87%) C#
3 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) ISEB
3 9 (7.83%) PMI Certification
3 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (6.09%) PMP
5 6 (5.22%) Degree
6 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) APMP
7 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.52%) PMO
2 5 (4.35%) GDPR
3 4 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.48%) MiFID
4 3 (2.61%) EMIR
4 3 (2.61%) QA
4 3 (2.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.87%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.74%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) SAP
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle
4 6 (5.22%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.61%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) Google
7 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.87%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.87%) Cadence
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco
7 1 (0.87%) FactSet
7 1 (0.87%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.87%) Pega
7 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.87%) Teradata
7 1 (0.87%) Workday