Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Programme Manager
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 221 225
Rank change year-on-year -23 +4 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 988 1183 1153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.04% 1.21% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.28% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 846 779
England median daily rate £600 £580 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% -
10th Percentile £437 £425 £413
90th Percentile £826 £800 £800
UK median daily rate £600 £578 £575
% change year-on-year +3.76% +0.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
England median hourly rate £35.63 £54.00 £25.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.02% +111.47% -48.93%
10th Percentile £31.78 £36.40 £24.14
90th Percentile £50.90 £91.20 £85.39
UK median hourly rate £35.63 £54.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year -34.02% +111.47% -43.26%

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 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 -49 524 £650 +4.00% 27
South East -14 159 £540 - 10
North of England +30 110 £595 +13.33% 7
Midlands +3 101 £600 +10.09% 5
West Midlands +10 69 £550 +4.76% 4
North West +8 63 £600 +14.29% 5
East of England -11 44 £625 +4.17% 1
South West -25 43 £460 -16.36% 4
Yorkshire +22 37 £588 +2.17% 2
East Midlands -14 25 £650 +23.81% 1
North East +61 9 £458 +8.93%
South Coast - 1 £575 -
Programme Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 349 (35.32%) Finance
2 307 (31.07%) Programme Management
3 296 (29.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 222 (22.47%) Project Management
5 190 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 174 (17.61%) PRINCE2
7 112 (11.34%) Banking
8 97 (9.82%) Change Management
9 86 (8.70%) Programme Delivery
10 85 (8.60%) Migration
11 84 (8.50%) GDPR
12 70 (7.09%) PMO
13 65 (6.58%) ERP
14 62 (6.28%) Retail
15 60 (6.07%) SAP
16 58 (5.87%) Business Transformation
16 58 (5.87%) Security Cleared
17 53 (5.36%) Waterfall
18 50 (5.06%) Telecoms
19 49 (4.96%) Risk Management
20 47 (4.76%) Microsoft
21 46 (4.66%) Data Centre
22 45 (4.55%) Marketing
23 43 (4.35%) Oracle
23 43 (4.35%) CRM
24 42 (4.25%) Degree
25 41 (4.15%) Change Control
25 41 (4.15%) Data Protection
26 40 (4.05%) PMP
26 40 (4.05%) Programme Governance

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 13 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.61%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.40%) CMS
3 4 (0.40%) Confluence
4 3 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.10%) Moodle
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.10%) SAS
6 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.40%) Maya
7 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 10 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
7 4 (0.40%) SAP EWM
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.30%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.14%) Office 365
2 16 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.21%) SaaS
4 8 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.71%) PaaS
6 5 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.51%) IaaS
7 4 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.10%) Google Play
9 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.10%) Slack
9 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.43%) WAN
2 13 (1.32%) SMS
3 11 (1.11%) LAN
4 8 (0.81%) Skype
5 6 (0.61%) Internet
5 6 (0.61%) Intranet
5 6 (0.61%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.40%) Broadband
7 4 (0.40%) Firewall
7 4 (0.40%) Network Security
7 4 (0.40%) VoIP
7 4 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.30%) Wireless
9 2 (0.20%) ATM
9 2 (0.20%) DWDM
9 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.20%) ISDN
9 2 (0.20%) SAN
9 2 (0.20%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.32%) Big Data
2 8 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 7 (0.71%) Blockchain
3 7 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.20%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.20%) HBase
5 2 (0.20%) IDOL
5 2 (0.20%) Impala
5 2 (0.20%) Mahout
5 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.20%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.10%) GIS
6 1 (0.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (1.52%) JIRA
2 3 (0.30%) Zephyr
3 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
3 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 349 (35.32%) Finance
2 112 (11.34%) Banking
3 62 (6.28%) Retail
4 50 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 45 (4.55%) Marketing
6 36 (3.64%) Legal
7 26 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 26 (2.63%) Local Government
8 21 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.72%) Retail Banking
10 16 (1.62%) Back Office
11 14 (1.42%) Advertising
12 10 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.91%) Electronics
14 8 (0.81%) Law
15 7 (0.71%) Billing
15 7 (0.71%) Front Office
16 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.51%) Publishing
17 4 (0.40%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (0.51%) JFC
3 4 (0.40%) XML
4 2 (0.20%) .NET
4 2 (0.20%) EDI
4 2 (0.20%) Kafka
4 2 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.10%) CGI
5 1 (0.10%) D3.js
5 1 (0.10%) JSON
5 1 (0.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.66%) Data Centre
2 32 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (1.82%) PMI
5 16 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.52%) NHS
6 15 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 12 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.11%) User Experience
9 10 (1.01%) Smart Meter
10 7 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.61%) FMCG
11 6 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.61%) Smartcard
12 5 (0.51%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.51%) Fintech
12 5 (0.51%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.40%) EPoS
14 3 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.62%) Windows
2 10 (1.01%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.40%) MVS
4 1 (0.10%) Android
4 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.10%) Solaris
4 1 (0.10%) Unix
4 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (31.07%) Programme Management
2 296 (29.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 222 (22.47%) Project Management
4 190 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (17.61%) PRINCE2
6 97 (9.82%) Change Management
7 86 (8.70%) Programme Delivery
8 85 (8.60%) Migration
9 65 (6.58%) ERP
10 58 (5.87%) Business Transformation
11 53 (5.36%) Waterfall
12 49 (4.96%) Risk Management
13 43 (4.35%) CRM
14 41 (4.15%) Change Control
14 41 (4.15%) Data Protection
15 40 (4.05%) Programme Governance
16 39 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 37 (3.74%) ITIL
18 35 (3.54%) Scrum
19 33 (3.34%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.43%) C
2 9 (0.91%) Java
3 7 (0.71%) SQL
4 3 (0.30%) C#
5 1 (0.10%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (5.87%) Security Cleared
2 42 (4.25%) Degree
3 40 (4.05%) PMP
4 39 (3.95%) PMI Certification
5 37 (3.74%) SC Cleared
6 35 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.61%) ISEB
11 5 (0.51%) APMP
11 5 (0.51%) MBA
12 4 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.40%) PgMP
13 3 (0.30%) CIPD
13 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.30%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 2 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.50%) GDPR
2 70 (7.09%) PMO
3 31 (3.14%) QA
4 10 (1.01%) MiFID
5 8 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.61%) IFRS
7 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.40%) PSD2
8 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.30%) GAAP
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.20%) EMIR
9 2 (0.20%) GCP
9 2 (0.20%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.10%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.20%) Firmware
2 2 (0.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.40%) SCCM
2 2 (0.20%) MOM
2 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.10%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (6.07%) SAP
2 47 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 43 (4.35%) Oracle
4 13 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.01%) CheckPoint
6 8 (0.81%) Google
7 7 (0.71%) Adobe
7 7 (0.71%) Remedy
8 6 (0.61%) Cisco
8 6 (0.61%) Siebel
8 6 (0.61%) Workday
9 5 (0.51%) Capita
9 5 (0.51%) Ericsson
9 5 (0.51%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.51%) Motorola
9 5 (0.51%) Nokia
10 4 (0.40%) Amdocs
10 4 (0.40%) HP
10 4 (0.40%) Pega
10 4 (0.40%) Temenos