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 3 months to 28 March 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 90 113
Rank change year-on-year -39 +23  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 33 65 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.08% 1.94% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.21% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 51 62
Median daily rate £535 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £845 £775 £798
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £51.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £47.33 £51.57
% change year-on-year -7.03% -8.22%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2620 2945 4264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.56% 87.81% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2057 2356 3294
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management in the City of London.

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

Programme Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 44 (46.81%) Finance
2 34 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (36.17%) Project Management
3 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (21.28%) SAP
6 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
6 19 (20.21%) Change Management
7 18 (19.15%) Banking
7 18 (19.15%) Marketing
8 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
9 16 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (14.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 14 (14.89%) Electronics
10 14 (14.89%) Manufacturing
10 14 (14.89%) PMI
10 14 (14.89%) PMI Certification
10 14 (14.89%) PMO
11 12 (12.77%) Degree
12 11 (11.70%) ERP
12 11 (11.70%) Change Control
13 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
14 9 (9.57%) Cisco
14 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
15 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
15 8 (8.51%) MS Project
15 8 (8.51%) Resource Management
15 8 (8.51%) Retail
15 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared

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 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) SAS
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Project
2 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.32%) MS Office
4 5 (5.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.19%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (3.19%) SPSS
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.06%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (14.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 3 (3.19%) SAP Retail
3 2 (2.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.06%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.06%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) PaaS
3 2 (2.13%) Datadog
4 1 (1.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) WebEx
2 3 (3.19%) LAN
2 3 (3.19%) WAN
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.13%) DHCP
3 2 (2.13%) DMVPN
3 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) FTP
3 2 (2.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) Skype
3 2 (2.13%) SMTP
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
4 1 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) Big Data
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.19%) OLAP
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (3.19%) QlikView
4 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) DataStage
4 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.13%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.13%) Redis
4 2 (2.13%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.13%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Bazaar
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
1 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
1 2 (2.13%) Subversion
1 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (46.81%) Finance
2 18 (19.15%) Banking
2 18 (19.15%) Marketing
3 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
4 14 (14.89%) Electronics
4 14 (14.89%) Manufacturing
5 8 (8.51%) Retail
6 5 (5.32%) Retail Banking
7 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 4 (4.26%) Legal
8 3 (3.19%) Law
9 2 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (1.06%) Advertising
10 1 (1.06%) Automotive
10 1 (1.06%) Back Office
10 1 (1.06%) Front Office
10 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Project Manager
2 24 (25.53%) Programme Manager
3 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 6 (6.38%) IT Manager
4 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared Project Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Analyst
5 4 (4.26%) Business Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Developer
5 4 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
5 4 (4.26%) Workstream Lead
6 3 (3.19%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.19%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (3.19%) SAP Trainer
6 3 (3.19%) Technical Leader
6 3 (3.19%) Trainer
6 3 (3.19%) Unified Communications Manager
7 2 (2.13%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 2 (2.13%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (3.19%) XMPP
3 2 (2.13%) CSS
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) Ajax
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.06%) DHTML
4 1 (1.06%) Django
4 1 (1.06%) Flash
4 1 (1.06%) HTML5
4 1 (1.06%) Kafka
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) PMI
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.26%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) e-Learning
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) Replication
5 3 (3.19%) SCORM
6 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.06%) Contactless
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Unix
2 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) Project Management
1 34 (36.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (20.21%) Change Management
4 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
5 16 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (11.70%) Change Control
6 11 (11.70%) ERP
7 9 (9.57%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.51%) Resource Management
9 7 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.38%) Analytics
11 5 (5.32%) Programme Governance
12 4 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (4.26%) DevOps
12 4 (4.26%) High Availability
12 4 (4.26%) Machine Learning
12 4 (4.26%) Project Planning
12 4 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.38%) Java
2 5 (5.32%) Python
3 3 (3.19%) SQL
4 2 (2.13%) C
4 2 (2.13%) Go
4 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.13%) R
4 2 (2.13%) Ruby
5 1 (1.06%) C++
5 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.06%) PHP
5 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) PMI Certification
2 12 (12.77%) Degree
3 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.45%) PMP
5 6 (6.38%) ISEB
5 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.13%) PhD
9 1 (1.06%) APMP
9 1 (1.06%) CIMA
9 1 (1.06%) CISA
9 1 (1.06%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) PMO
2 5 (5.32%) MiFID
3 2 (2.13%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (2.13%) CRD IV
3 2 (2.13%) EMIR
3 2 (2.13%) GDPR
4 1 (1.06%) Basel II
4 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.13%) XenServer
4 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) Ansible
2 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Salt
2 2 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) SAP
2 9 (9.57%) Cisco
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle
5 4 (4.26%) Netezza
5 4 (4.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.19%) Adobe
6 3 (3.19%) Cognos
6 3 (3.19%) iManage
6 3 (3.19%) Informatica
6 3 (3.19%) Mitel
6 3 (3.19%) Polycom
6 3 (3.19%) Symantec
6 3 (3.19%) Tableau
6 3 (3.19%) Teradata
7 2 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (2.13%) IBM
7 2 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.13%) Veritas
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