The median contractor rate for a IT Programme Manager was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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
IT Programme Manager
UK / England
Rank 541 567 546
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 33 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.094% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 35
Median daily rate £581 £610 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +10.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £383 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £800 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £536 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +7.25% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Programme Manager in England

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Programme Manager in England

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Programme Manager in England

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Programme Manager in England

IT Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager within the 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
London +21 14 £619 -11.60%
South East +30 10 £510 +7.36%
Yorkshire +17 4 £700 +0.03% 1
North West +25 2 £325 -25.71%
West Midlands +13 1 £425 -
South West +2 1 - -
East of England -4 1 £625 - 2
IT Programme Manager
UK

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT 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 England region featuring IT Programme Manager in the job title.

1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 31 (45.59%) Programme Management
3 19 (27.94%) Project Management
4 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.59%) Change Management
6 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
6 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.71%) Business Transformation
8 8 (11.76%) Analytics
8 8 (11.76%) PMO
8 8 (11.76%) Banking
8 8 (11.76%) Migration
8 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.76%) Service Management
9 7 (10.29%) Retail
9 7 (10.29%) Degree
9 7 (10.29%) Resource Management
9 7 (10.29%) Data Analytics
10 6 (8.82%) Change Control
10 6 (8.82%) Line Management
10 6 (8.82%) Programme Governance
10 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
10 6 (8.82%) Supplier Management
10 6 (8.82%) ITIL
11 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.35%) Legal
11 5 (7.35%) Matrix Management
11 5 (7.35%) Workday
11 5 (7.35%) Waterfall

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (4.41%) CMS
1 3 (4.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Maximo
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
1 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Legal
5 4 (5.88%) Advertising
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.41%) Games
7 2 (2.94%) Back Office
7 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Law
8 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Electronics
8 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.47%) Front Office
8 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Learning Management System
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.94%) PACS
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) NPfIT
5 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Programme Management
2 19 (27.94%) Project Management
3 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.59%) Change Management
5 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.71%) Business Transformation
7 8 (11.76%) Analytics
7 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.76%) Service Management
8 7 (10.29%) Data Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) Resource Management
9 6 (8.82%) Change Control
9 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.82%) ITIL
9 6 (8.82%) Line Management
9 6 (8.82%) Programme Governance
9 6 (8.82%) Supplier Management
10 5 (7.35%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.41%) PMP
5 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) PgMP
5 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) CIMA
6 1 (1.47%) CISA
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) PMO
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) COBIT
3 1 (1.47%) GxP
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Workday
2 4 (5.88%) Saba
2 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
3 3 (4.41%) OpenText
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Wallstreet Suite