Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 148 164
Rank change year-on-year -21 +16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 77 105 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 1.59% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.67% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 82 79
City of London median daily rate £650 £675 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £525 £475 £496
90th Percentile £838 £943 £825
Central London median daily rate £650 £650 £650
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6700 6297 8710
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.48% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5290 5007 6838
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £678 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +7.46%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the City of London

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the City of London.

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

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the City of London.

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

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Programme Manager
Central London

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 38 (49.35%) Finance
2 32 (41.56%) Programme Management
3 26 (33.77%) Project Management
4 24 (31.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (20.78%) Banking
6 11 (14.29%) Migration
6 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.99%) GDPR
7 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
8 9 (11.69%) PMO
9 8 (10.39%) Legal
10 7 (9.09%) Change Management
10 7 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
10 7 (9.09%) Change Control
11 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
11 6 (7.79%) Programme Delivery
11 6 (7.79%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (7.79%) Oracle
11 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
12 5 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 5 (6.49%) Test Management
12 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (6.49%) SDLC
13 4 (5.19%) Programme Governance
13 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
13 4 (5.19%) WAN
13 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution

Programme Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) SAS
2 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.30%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) WAN
2 2 (2.60%) Skype
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Big Data
2 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 38 (49.35%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Legal
4 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.19%) Retail
6 3 (3.90%) Front Office
6 3 (3.90%) Marketing
7 2 (2.60%) Law
7 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Back Office
8 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.30%) Publishing
8 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.30%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) Derivative
5 1 (1.30%) Fintech
5 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (1.30%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) PMI
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
1 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Programme Management
2 26 (33.77%) Project Management
3 24 (31.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.29%) Migration
5 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.69%) Data Protection
7 7 (9.09%) Change Control
7 7 (9.09%) Change Management
7 7 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (7.79%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (7.79%) Programme Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) SDLC
9 5 (6.49%) Test Management
10 4 (5.19%) AOP
10 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.19%) Information Security
10 4 (5.19%) Programme Governance
10 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) C
2 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (3.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PMP
4 1 (1.30%) APMP
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) GDPR
2 9 (11.69%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) MiFID
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle
2 3 (3.90%) SAP
3 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.30%) Capita
3 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Cognos
3 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.30%) IBM
3 1 (1.30%) Pega
3 1 (1.30%) Reuters
3 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.30%) Temenos
3 1 (1.30%) Teradata
3 1 (1.30%) Workday