The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 27 April 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.

Programme Management (Program Management)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 60 69
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 24 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.40% 2.16% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.60% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 11
Median daily rate £438 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £375 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £48.55 £33.35
% change year-on-year -7.31% +45.57%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 857 1270 1197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 85.53% 83.17% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 732 689
Median daily rate £420 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Edinburgh

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Edinburgh

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (33.33%) Project Management
4 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
7 8 (19.05%) Change Management
7 8 (19.05%) Banking
8 7 (16.67%) Migration
8 7 (16.67%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) SAP
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
10 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
11 4 (9.52%) Release Management
11 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (9.52%) QA
11 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (9.52%) Marketing
11 4 (9.52%) ITSM
11 4 (9.52%) Service Management
11 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
11 4 (9.52%) Process Management
11 4 (9.52%) Electronics
11 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.52%) Oracle
11 4 (9.52%) ITIL
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
2 2 (4.76%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.76%) MaxDB
1 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.38%) QlikView
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) NWDI
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
2 8 (19.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 11 (26.19%) Programme Manager
3 9 (21.43%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Operations Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Migration Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Operations Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) SAS Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) WSDL
3 1 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Robotics
3 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (33.33%) Project Management
3 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
5 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 8 (19.05%) Change Management
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.52%) ITIL
10 4 (9.52%) ITSM
10 4 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
10 4 (9.52%) Process Management
10 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
10 4 (9.52%) Release Management
10 4 (9.52%) Service Management
11 3 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) JCL
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) APMP
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (9.52%) PMO
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) IFRS
2 2 (4.76%) IFRS 9
3 1 (2.38%) ISO27005
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) IFS
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Talend
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter