The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
England / East of England
Rank 82 97 97
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 45 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.07% 1.18% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.46% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 21
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £54.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £47.33 £51.57
% change year-on-year -8.09% -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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1794 1982 2051
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.67% 80.67% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 1175 1190
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cambridgeshire +16 16 £300 -25.00% 9
Essex +4 16 £500 +3.62% 7
Hertfordshire +2 6 £500 +2.56%
Suffolk - 6 £463 -
Bedfordshire -4 1 £575 +4.54% 2
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 78 (72.22%) Finance
2 43 (39.81%) Manufacturing
2 43 (39.81%) SAP
3 42 (38.89%) Telecoms
4 40 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (36.11%) Marketing
5 39 (36.11%) Digital Marketing
6 38 (35.19%) Electronics
7 37 (34.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (32.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (27.78%) Project Management
11 25 (23.15%) SOA
12 24 (22.22%) Scrum
12 24 (22.22%) TDD
13 20 (18.52%) Risk Management
14 19 (17.59%) Java
15 15 (13.89%) PMI
15 15 (13.89%) PMI Certification
16 14 (12.96%) SOAP
16 14 (12.96%) CRM
17 13 (12.04%) PRINCE2
17 13 (12.04%) Web Services
17 13 (12.04%) Middleware
17 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (11.11%) DevOps
19 11 (10.19%) RESTful
19 11 (10.19%) JSON
19 11 (10.19%) Oracle
20 9 (8.33%) Migration

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.56%) Mule
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.48%) MS Office
2 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.78%) MS Project
4 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (34.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.93%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
1 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) Intranet
2 2 (1.85%) SSL
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.93%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) SoapUI
2 6 (5.56%) Maven
3 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.93%) JMeter
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 78 (72.22%) Finance
2 43 (39.81%) Manufacturing
3 42 (38.89%) Telecoms
4 39 (36.11%) Marketing
5 38 (35.19%) Electronics
6 9 (8.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) Legal
7 2 (1.85%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.93%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Project Manager
2 20 (18.52%) Programme Manager
3 13 (12.04%) Developer
4 11 (10.19%) IT Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Architect
6 7 (6.48%) Senior Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Test Automation Specialist
6 7 (6.48%) Test Specialist
7 6 (5.56%) HR Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Integration Developer
7 6 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (5.56%) Project Leader
7 6 (5.56%) SOA Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce Manager
8 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
8 5 (4.63%) IT Programme Manager
8 5 (4.63%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.96%) SOAP
2 13 (12.04%) Middleware
2 13 (12.04%) Web Services
3 11 (10.19%) JSON
3 11 (10.19%) RESTful
4 9 (8.33%) Swagger
4 9 (8.33%) XSLT
5 6 (5.56%) Apache Camel
5 6 (5.56%) Play Framework
5 6 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (4.63%) XML
7 3 (2.78%) .NET
7 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.78%) J2EE
7 3 (2.78%) WCF
7 3 (2.78%) WireMock
8 2 (1.85%) HTML5
8 2 (1.85%) JSON Schema
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) PMI
2 8 (7.41%) NHS
3 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.78%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.85%) CMDB
6 2 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) Blog
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) EPoS
7 1 (0.93%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Verilog
7 1 (0.93%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.78%) Linux
2 2 (1.85%) CentOS
2 2 (1.85%) Fedora
2 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.85%) Unix
2 2 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 39 (36.11%) Digital Marketing
3 36 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (32.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (27.78%) Project Management
6 25 (23.15%) SOA
7 24 (22.22%) Scrum
7 24 (22.22%) TDD
8 20 (18.52%) Risk Management
9 14 (12.96%) CRM
10 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.04%) PRINCE2
11 12 (11.11%) DevOps
12 9 (8.33%) Migration
13 8 (7.41%) Business Analysis
13 8 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.41%) Open Source
13 8 (7.41%) Test Strategy
14 7 (6.48%) Resource Management
14 7 (6.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) Java
2 9 (8.33%) XPath
3 6 (5.56%) Ruby
4 4 (3.70%) SQL
5 3 (2.78%) C#
6 2 (1.85%) Groovy
6 2 (1.85%) Perl
6 2 (1.85%) Python
6 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) ABAP
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.56%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) PMP
5 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.85%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) PMO
2 2 (1.85%) Def Stans
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.93%) IFRS
3 1 (0.93%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) MOM
2 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (39.81%) SAP
2 11 (10.19%) Oracle
3 7 (6.48%) WSO2
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) Nokia
4 4 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.70%) Workday
5 3 (2.78%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (2.78%) Saba
6 2 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Ariba
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.93%) Planview
7 1 (0.93%) webMethods
7 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
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