The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 110 131
Rank change year-on-year +8 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 33 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.42% 0.80% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.83% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 11
Median daily rate £550 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £545
% change year-on-year - +0.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.02 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £55.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% -3.50%  

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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2185 2403 2918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.90% 96.16% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1267 1368 1734
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 192 253
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the East of England

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the East of England.

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

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

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

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

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

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Essex -5 14 £550 -2.22%
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £513 -
Bedfordshire -3 5 £715 -10.62%
Hertfordshire -6 4 £415 -23.14% 1
Suffolk +12 1 £500 -14.89%
Norfolk +3 1 £600 +71.42%
East Anglia - 1 £800 -
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 of England region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Programme Management
2 19 (31.67%) Office 365
3 15 (25.00%) Finance
3 15 (25.00%) Project Management
4 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
4 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (23.33%) IaaS
4 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (23.33%) PaaS
5 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (18.33%) Local Government
8 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 10 (16.67%) PMO
8 10 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (16.67%) SDLC
9 9 (15.00%) Retail
9 9 (15.00%) DevOps
9 9 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (15.00%) Information Assurance
9 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
10 8 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (13.33%) Windows
10 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
10 8 (13.33%) GDPR
11 7 (11.67%) Migration
11 7 (11.67%) Skype for Business

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (11.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Office 365
2 14 (23.33%) IaaS
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (23.33%) PaaS
3 12 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Skype
2 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Local Government
3 9 (15.00%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Games
5 2 (3.33%) Japanese Language
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
1 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) Programme Management
3 15 (25.00%) Project Management
4 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
4 14 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 10 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.67%) SDLC
6 9 (15.00%) Agile Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 9 (15.00%) DevOps
6 9 (15.00%) Information Assurance
7 7 (11.67%) Migration
8 6 (10.00%) Service Management
9 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.00%) Application Rationalisation
10 3 (5.00%) Change Management
10 3 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (5.00%) CRM
10 3 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) PMP
1 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.67%) CISA
2 1 (1.67%) CISM
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) GIAC
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) PMO
2 8 (13.33%) GDPR
3 3 (5.00%) QA
4 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com