The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £750 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Manager
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 78 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 7 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.48% 1.05% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.09% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 23
Median daily rate £750 £575 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £403 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £718 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £55.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1421 1565 1599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.47% 96.43% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 917 877
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 62 96
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.29% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the East Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Manager in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in the East Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in the East Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in the East Midlands

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -1 3 £750 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Finance
1 10 (47.62%) Programme Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) PMO
5 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
5 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
5 2 (9.52%) ERP

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Primavera
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) MVNO
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Programme Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Coaching
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) ComArch
2 1 (4.76%) Gemalto
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com