Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 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 Manager
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 235 234
Rank change year-on-year -29 -1 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 889 969 1,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 1.08% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.14% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 694 737
England median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £440 £424 £405
90th Percentile £825 £813 £800
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £550
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
England median hourly rate £35.63 £58.75 £25.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.35% +130.08% -48.93%
10th Percentile £31.78 £27.95 £24.14
90th Percentile £39.48 £87.25 £26.93
UK median hourly rate £35.63 £58.75 £25.54
% change year-on-year -39.35% +130.08% -46.24%

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 87,492 85,020 93,402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.74% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,750 56,010 60,380
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
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 2,541 2,892 3,573
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +12.12%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in England

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in England

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in England

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in England

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 Programme Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 16 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 -58 479 £638 - 38
South East -34 139 £550 +4.76% 14
North of England +33 106 £575 +15.00% 8
Midlands -4 92 £543 -1.36% 9
North West +15 62 £575 +21.05% 7
West Midlands +6 60 £508 -7.68% 6
Yorkshire +23 35 £600 +17.07% 1
East of England -22 35 £600 -3.03% 5
South West +7 31 £573 +4.09% 5
East Midlands -2 25 £600 +9.09% 3
North East +54 9 £475 -13.64%
South Coast - 1 £575 -
Programme Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Programme Manager in the job title.

1 317 (35.66%) Finance
2 275 (30.93%) Programme Management
3 259 (29.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 191 (21.48%) Project Management
5 189 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (18.00%) PRINCE2
7 93 (10.46%) Banking
8 84 (9.45%) Change Management
9 75 (8.44%) Migration
9 75 (8.44%) Programme Delivery
10 64 (7.20%) GDPR
11 62 (6.97%) Waterfall
12 59 (6.64%) PMO
13 55 (6.19%) Retail
14 54 (6.07%) Risk Management
15 51 (5.74%) ERP
16 50 (5.62%) SAP
17 48 (5.40%) Programme Governance
18 47 (5.29%) Security Cleared
19 45 (5.06%) Business Transformation
19 45 (5.06%) Data Centre
20 41 (4.61%) CRM
20 41 (4.61%) PMP
21 39 (4.39%) Oracle
22 38 (4.27%) PMI Certification
23 36 (4.05%) Telecoms
24 35 (3.94%) SC Cleared
24 35 (3.94%) Degree
25 33 (3.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 33 (3.71%) ITIL

Programme Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (0.79%) CMS
2 4 (0.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.34%) Confluence
3 3 (0.34%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.11%) Moodle
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.45%) Maya
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
3 8 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.45%) SAP EWM
5 4 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.45%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.22%) SAP CRM for Utilities
7 2 (0.22%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.11%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.36%) Office 365
3 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.24%) SaaS
5 9 (1.01%) PaaS
6 7 (0.79%) IaaS
6 7 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) Google Play
10 1 (0.11%) Slack
10 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.70%) WAN
2 11 (1.24%) LAN
3 8 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (0.90%) SMS
4 6 (0.67%) Internet
4 6 (0.67%) Intranet
5 5 (0.56%) Broadband
5 5 (0.56%) Firewall
5 5 (0.56%) Skype
6 4 (0.45%) VoIP
6 4 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.34%) Wireless
8 2 (0.22%) ATM
8 2 (0.22%) DWDM
8 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.22%) Network Security
8 2 (0.22%) NFC
8 2 (0.22%) SDH
9 1 (0.11%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.01%) Big Data
3 4 (0.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.45%) Power BI
4 3 (0.34%) Blockchain
4 3 (0.34%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.22%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.11%) DB2
6 1 (0.11%) GIS
6 1 (0.11%) HBase
6 1 (0.11%) Impala
6 1 (0.11%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 19 (2.14%) JIRA
2 3 (0.34%) TestDirector
2 3 (0.34%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 317 (35.66%) Finance
2 93 (10.46%) Banking
3 55 (6.19%) Retail
4 36 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.26%) Marketing
6 28 (3.15%) Legal
7 22 (2.47%) Local Government
8 21 (2.36%) Retail Banking
9 18 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 18 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.57%) Back Office
11 10 (1.12%) Advertising
11 10 (1.12%) Billing
12 8 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.56%) Electronics
13 5 (0.56%) Front Office
13 5 (0.56%) Law
13 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.56%) Publishing
14 3 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (0.45%) XML
3 3 (0.34%) Web Services
4 2 (0.22%) .NET
4 2 (0.22%) JFC
4 2 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (0.22%) SOAP
4 2 (0.22%) Velocity
5 1 (0.11%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.11%) CGI
5 1 (0.11%) EDI
5 1 (0.11%) Kafka
5 1 (0.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.06%) Data Centre
2 29 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (1.80%) PMI
5 15 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.35%) NHS
8 10 (1.12%) Smart Meter
9 8 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 8 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 8 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.79%) User Experience
11 6 (0.67%) FMCG
11 6 (0.67%) Smartcard
12 5 (0.56%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.56%) IVR
13 4 (0.45%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.45%) EPoS
13 4 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
14 3 (0.34%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.24%) Windows
2 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.45%) MVS
4 1 (0.11%) Solaris
4 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (30.93%) Programme Management
2 259 (29.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 191 (21.48%) Project Management
4 189 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (18.00%) PRINCE2
6 84 (9.45%) Change Management
7 75 (8.44%) Migration
7 75 (8.44%) Programme Delivery
8 62 (6.97%) Waterfall
9 54 (6.07%) Risk Management
10 51 (5.74%) ERP
11 48 (5.40%) Programme Governance
12 45 (5.06%) Business Transformation
13 41 (4.61%) CRM
14 33 (3.71%) ITIL
15 32 (3.60%) Supplier Management
16 29 (3.26%) Scrum
17 26 (2.92%) Change Control
17 26 (2.92%) Data Protection
17 26 (2.92%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.81%) C
2 9 (1.01%) Java
3 7 (0.79%) SQL
4 5 (0.56%) C#
5 2 (0.22%) Python
5 2 (0.22%) Ruby
5 2 (0.22%) Scala
6 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 41 (4.61%) PMP
3 38 (4.27%) PMI Certification
4 35 (3.94%) Degree
4 35 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (0.90%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.67%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.56%) APMP
9 5 (0.56%) ISEB
9 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.56%) PgMP
9 5 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.22%) CIPD
11 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.20%) GDPR
2 59 (6.64%) PMO
3 32 (3.60%) QA
4 8 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.79%) P3O
6 6 (0.67%) IFRS
6 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.67%) PSD2
7 5 (0.56%) MiFID
8 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.22%) GAAP
9 2 (0.22%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.22%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.22%) Firmware
2 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.11%) Docker
3 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.45%) MOM
2 3 (0.34%) SCCM
3 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.11%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (5.62%) SAP
2 39 (4.39%) Oracle
3 33 (3.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (0.90%) CheckPoint
6 7 (0.79%) Capita
7 6 (0.67%) Adobe
7 6 (0.67%) Cisco
7 6 (0.67%) Hyperion
8 5 (0.56%) Ericsson
8 5 (0.56%) Google
8 5 (0.56%) Nokia
8 5 (0.56%) Remedy
8 5 (0.56%) Temenos
8 5 (0.56%) Workday
9 4 (0.45%) Amdocs
9 4 (0.45%) Progress
9 4 (0.45%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.34%) IBM
10 3 (0.34%) VMware