The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Manager
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 52 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 4 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.65% 1.19% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.25% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Median daily rate £525 £650 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +27.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £55.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 599 641 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.93% 95.25% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 317 340
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £541 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 49 43
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.54% +12.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.18 £49.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Hertfordshire

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Hertfordshire

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hatfield -11 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £525 -
Programme Manager
East of England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) Time Management
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Escalation Management
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (6.25%) Security Management

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 9 (56.25%) Retail
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Programme Management
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Escalation Management
6 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com