Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £570 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 135 128
Rank change year-on-year +42 -7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 20 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.08% 0.18% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.19% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
East Midlands median daily rate £570 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £489 £555 £498
90th Percentile £694 £725 £650
England median daily rate £625 £620 £600
% change year-on-year +0.77% +3.38% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.07
% change year-on-year - -20.57% -42.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,768 2,596 2,931
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 94.71% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,025 1,654 1,801
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 169 165
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.26 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.31 £9.75
90th Percentile £46.40 £33.50 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.76% -3.44% +1.08%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £648 -7.50%
Leicestershire +8 4 £563 +2.27%
Northamptonshire +33 2 £588 -9.62%
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) NHS
5 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) PSD2
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Azure
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Contract Management

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PSD2
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft