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 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 of England
Rank 101 99 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 27 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 1.10% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.14% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 30
Median daily rate £550 £499 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.27% -20.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £310 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £753
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 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 2035 2368 2531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.54% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1381 1421
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 250
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.83 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
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 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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Manager in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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 +17 11 £575 +27.77%
Suffolk - 5 £550 -
Hertfordshire -2 4 £525 -19.23%
Bedfordshire -5 4 £575 +2.22% 4
Essex -8 2 £350 -27.46%
Norfolk -4 1 - -
Programme Manager
England

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

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 of England region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) Programme Management
3 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
4 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.22%) Retail
7 8 (14.81%) Project Management
7 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.81%) Business Transformation
8 7 (12.96%) Service Management
9 6 (11.11%) Analytics
9 6 (11.11%) Data Analytics
9 6 (11.11%) PMO
10 5 (9.26%) Time Management
10 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.26%) Migration
11 4 (7.41%) Saba
11 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.41%) Change Management
11 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
11 4 (7.41%) Learning Management System
11 4 (7.41%) Workday
12 3 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
12 3 (5.56%) Office 365
12 3 (5.56%) User Experience
12 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
12 3 (5.56%) Application Rationalisation
12 3 (5.56%) Matrix Management
12 3 (5.56%) Resource Management

Programme Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Local Government
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Learning Management System
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) EPoS
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
1 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Programme Management
2 17 (31.48%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) Business Transformation
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
5 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.96%) Service Management
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
7 6 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.26%) Time Management
9 4 (7.41%) Change Management
9 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.56%) Application Rationalisation
10 3 (5.56%) CRM
10 3 (5.56%) Matrix Management
10 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 3 (5.56%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) CISA
1 1 (1.85%) CISM
1 1 (1.85%) CISSP
1 1 (1.85%) GIAC
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB
1 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.85%) PMP
1 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.85%) SANS
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) GxP
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Saba
1 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
1 4 (7.41%) Workday
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Northgate
3 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com