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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 112 112
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 45 51 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 1.51% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.76% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 70
Median daily rate £550 £575 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +11.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £735 £728
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +8.23% +2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £31.50 £30.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.51 £44.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +26.52%  

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 2912 2905 4654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.14% 85.77% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2231 2377 3660
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 41 (52.56%) Finance
2 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.74%) Project Management
4 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (26.92%) PRINCE2
6 20 (25.64%) PMO
7 19 (24.36%) Banking
8 16 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
8 16 (20.51%) Change Control
9 14 (17.95%) SAP
9 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
9 14 (17.95%) Change Management
9 14 (17.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 12 (15.38%) Electronics
11 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
11 12 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 12 (15.38%) Marketing
11 12 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 11 (14.10%) PMI Certification
13 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (11.54%) Resource Management
15 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 8 (10.26%) PMI
15 8 (10.26%) ERP
15 8 (10.26%) MS Visio

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 12 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (10.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.28%) SPSS
5 1 (1.28%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.56%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.13%) Office 365
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.56%) DHCP
1 2 (2.56%) DNS
1 2 (2.56%) Firewall
1 2 (2.56%) FTP
1 2 (2.56%) SAN
1 2 (2.56%) SMTP
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) Skype
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Big Data
2 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (5.13%) Power BI
4 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.28%) MS Access
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 41 (52.56%) Finance
2 19 (24.36%) Banking
3 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
4 12 (15.38%) Electronics
4 12 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 12 (15.38%) Marketing
5 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
6 6 (7.69%) Financial Institution
7 4 (5.13%) Retail
8 3 (3.85%) Legal
9 2 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (2.56%) Publishing
9 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (1.28%) Advertising
10 1 (1.28%) Automotive
10 1 (1.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Programme Manager
2 15 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Transformation Manager
3 8 (10.26%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 5 (6.41%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 4 (5.13%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.85%) IT Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Desktop Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.56%) PMO Lead
8 2 (2.56%) PMO Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (2.56%) Kafka
3 1 (1.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.28%) Node.js
3 1 (1.28%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.28%) REST
3 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) PMI
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Clustering
6 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.28%) Equities
7 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.28%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.74%) Project Management
3 26 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 16 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (20.51%) Change Control
6 14 (17.95%) Change Management
7 12 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (11.54%) Resource Management
9 8 (10.26%) ERP
9 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.69%) AOP
11 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.69%) Migration
11 6 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.41%) Document Management
13 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
13 4 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) PMI Certification
4 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (7.69%) Degree
5 6 (7.69%) ISEB
6 5 (6.41%) PMP
7 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) CIMA
8 1 (1.28%) CISA
8 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.28%) MAPM
8 1 (1.28%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.64%) PMO
2 5 (6.41%) MiFID
3 2 (2.56%) CRD IV
3 2 (2.56%) EMIR
3 2 (2.56%) GDPR
4 1 (1.28%) Basel II
4 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.56%) XenServer
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) SAP
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) iManage
4 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.85%) Symantec
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Netezza
6 2 (2.56%) Veritas
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Informatica
7 1 (1.28%) Lotus
7 1 (1.28%) Pega
7 1 (1.28%) Sybase
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