Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 6 months to 20 January 2020 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)
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 26 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 +26
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 27 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.21% 10.39% 15.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 11.74% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 97 88
Essex median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £428 £470 £506
90th Percentile £563 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £543 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Essex median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.62% +2.03%
East of England median hourly rate - £28.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -35.93% +14.65%

Programme Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 421 869 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 81.27% 88.49% 87.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 516 418
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.30% +30.33%
10th Percentile £196 £325 £300
90th Percentile £589 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 51
Essex median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £31.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -46.83% -10.37%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.41 £15.75
90th Percentile £22.24 £47.63 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year -6.49% -38.89% -3.08%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Essex

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Essex

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Essex over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Essex

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Essex

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
Southend-on-Sea +34 8 £560 -6.67%
Harlow +1 3 £450 -14.29% 1
Halstead - 2 £525 -
Programme Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) DevOps
3 15 (55.56%) Web Services
4 14 (51.85%) CISSP
4 14 (51.85%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (51.85%) AWS
4 14 (51.85%) Security Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Open Source
5 12 (44.44%) Business Transformation
6 10 (37.04%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) SAP
7 9 (33.33%) NCSC
8 8 (29.63%) Public Sector
8 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
8 8 (29.63%) Electronics
8 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
8 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (29.63%) Marketing
9 6 (22.22%) TDD
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (18.52%) Project Management
11 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 3 (11.11%) SOA
11 3 (11.11%) SOAP
11 3 (11.11%) XML

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Electronics
2 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
2 8 (29.63%) Marketing
2 8 (29.63%) Public Sector
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Architect
1 14 (51.85%) Security Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Product Business Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Product Owner
2 3 (11.11%) Scrum Master
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Technical Product Owner
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP Architect
3 2 (7.41%) RF Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
4 1 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) RESTful
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) DevOps
3 14 (51.85%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (51.85%) Security Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Business Transformation
4 12 (44.44%) Open Source
5 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (29.63%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Contract Negotiation
8 3 (11.11%) Due Diligence
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
8 3 (11.11%) Product Roadmap
8 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) NCSC
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft