The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.85% 1.15% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.52% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £394 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% -13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £460 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £540 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £47.33 £48.14
% change year-on-year -9.14% -1.68%  

Programme Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 456 528 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 77.68% 75.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 283 273
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £8.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Programme Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Hertfordshire

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Hertfordshire

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Hertfordshire

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Hertfordshire

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Programme Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) Electronics
4 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (22.73%) SAP
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) PMO
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) NHS
5 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) MS Office
7 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Telepresence
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 5 (22.73%) Electronics
3 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Programme Manager
2 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce Manager
2 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce Programme Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (4.55%) Verilog
2 1 (4.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (18.18%) Time Management
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) Def Stans
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Ariba
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.55%) Workday