Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Director was £725 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 Director
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 741 737
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 84 93 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 88
England median daily rate £725 £800 £875
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -8.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £574 £527 £559
90th Percentile £1,185 £1,000 £1,054
UK median daily rate £700 £800 £875
% change year-on-year -12.50% -8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,524 85,696 92,649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,725 56,452 59,910
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £609 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,539 2,913 3,545
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%

Programme Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Programme Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Director in England

Programme Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Director in England

Programme Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Director in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Director in England

Programme Director
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Director in England

Programme Director
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 Programme Director within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 55 £700 -6.67% 5
South East -9 22 £700 -20.00%
Midlands +11 6 £650 -8.93%
West Midlands +4 3 - -
North of England +38 2 - - 1
East Midlands +4 2 £650 -5.45%
Yorkshire +16 1 - -
North West +12 1 - - 1
Programme Director
UK

Programme Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Programme Director 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 Programme Director in the job title.

1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 24 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 23 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.10%) Banking
5 11 (13.10%) Project Management
6 9 (10.71%) Programme Delivery
7 8 (9.52%) ERP
7 8 (9.52%) Migration
8 7 (8.33%) Retail
8 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.33%) Oracle
8 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (8.33%) Business Transformation
9 5 (5.95%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (5.95%) Network Design
9 5 (5.95%) Change Management
9 5 (5.95%) Legal
9 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
9 5 (5.95%) SAP
9 5 (5.95%) NHS
9 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 5 (5.95%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (5.95%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (5.95%) Analytics
9 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.95%) PMO
10 4 (4.76%) Strategic Thinking
10 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.76%) Data Centre

Programme Director Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.57%) Primavera
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.19%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
1 1 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Legal
4 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.57%) Marketing
6 3 (3.57%) Military
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) NHS
2 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) FMCG
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.19%) Social Media
4 1 (1.19%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 23 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.10%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) Programme Delivery
6 8 (9.52%) ERP
6 8 (9.52%) Migration
7 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 5 (5.95%) Analytics
8 5 (5.95%) Change Management
8 5 (5.95%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (5.95%) Network Design
8 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.76%) Strategic Thinking
10 3 (3.57%) Coaching
10 3 (3.57%) Line Management
10 3 (3.57%) Matrix Management
10 3 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) PMO
2 2 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.19%) MiFID
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (5.95%) SAP
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Gemalto
4 1 (1.19%) Temenos
4 1 (1.19%) Workday