Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Programme Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Delivery over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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 Delivery
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 487 399 335
Rank change year-on-year -88 -64 +42
Contract jobs citing Programme Delivery 149 225 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.50% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.57% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 147 155
London median daily rate £550 £600 £590
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +1.69% +31.11%
10th Percentile £406 £350 £356
90th Percentile £788 £800 £810
England median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £40.32 £27.50
% change year-on-year +61.23% +46.60% -53.59%

Programme Delivery 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,032 39,667 38,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.51% 88.03% 87.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,904 28,710 27,958
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.99% +2.89%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £642
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 362 408
London median hourly rate £21.13 £22.81 £21.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.39% +5.75% +7.85%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.02 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

Programme Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Programme Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Delivery in London

Programme Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Delivery in London

Programme Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Delivery in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Delivery in London

Programme Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Delivery in London

Programme Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Delivery in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programme Delivery in London

Programme Delivery
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Delivery within the London region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Central London -43 22 £463 -26.00% 2
West London -5 6 £750 +100.00% 1
East London -20 4 £500 -25.93%
South London -24 3 £575 -23.33% 1
North London - 1 - -
Programme Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Delivery 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 London region with a requirement for Programme Delivery.

1 62 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.60%) Finance
3 54 (36.24%) Project Management
4 37 (24.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (19.46%) PRINCE2
6 26 (17.45%) Programme Management
7 24 (16.11%) Change Management
8 19 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (11.41%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (10.74%) Business Analysis
11 15 (10.07%) Scrum
11 15 (10.07%) Risk Management
12 14 (9.40%) Banking
12 14 (9.40%) Data Centre
13 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
13 13 (8.72%) PMO
13 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
14 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
14 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (8.05%) Decision-Making
14 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (7.38%) QA
16 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
16 10 (6.71%) Oracle
16 10 (6.71%) ITIL
16 10 (6.71%) Firewall
16 10 (6.71%) Migration
17 9 (6.04%) Java
17 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (6.04%) PMI Certification

Programme Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) Confluence
2 3 (2.01%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.34%) Drupal
3 2 (1.34%) WildFly
4 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.68%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.01%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.04%) Office 365
3 3 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.71%) Firewall
2 6 (4.03%) Network Security
3 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.34%) Skype
4 2 (1.34%) WAN
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.67%) IPsec
5 1 (0.67%) LAN
5 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.67%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) Wireless
5 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.03%) Big Data
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) JIRA
2 2 (1.34%) LoadUI
2 2 (1.34%) Selenium
2 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 14 (9.40%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Legal
4 5 (3.36%) Marketing
5 4 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.68%) Retail
5 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.01%) Law
7 2 (1.34%) Front Office
7 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (28.86%) Programme Manager
2 24 (16.11%) Project Manager
3 20 (13.42%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (10.07%) Analyst
5 13 (8.72%) Business Analyst
6 11 (7.38%) Digital Programme Manager
6 11 (7.38%) Programme Delivery Manager
7 7 (4.70%) Change Manager
7 7 (4.70%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.70%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Architect
8 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 5 (3.36%) PMO Lead
8 5 (3.36%) Programme Director
8 5 (3.36%) Security Manager
8 5 (3.36%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (2.68%) Transformation Manager
9 4 (2.68%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.68%) .NET
2 3 (2.01%) Velocity
3 2 (1.34%) LDAP
3 2 (1.34%) Web Services
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) LAMP
4 1 (0.67%) Middleware
4 1 (0.67%) Node.js
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.37%) PMI
3 8 (5.37%) User Experience
4 5 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.68%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.01%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.01%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.34%) NHS
7 2 (1.34%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.34%) PKI
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.67%) Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.36%) Linux
1 5 (3.36%) Windows
2 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.34%) Solaris
3 2 (1.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.24%) Project Management
3 37 (24.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (19.46%) PRINCE2
5 26 (17.45%) Programme Management
6 24 (16.11%) Change Management
7 19 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (11.41%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (10.74%) Business Analysis
10 15 (10.07%) Risk Management
10 15 (10.07%) Scrum
11 13 (8.72%) Waterfall
12 12 (8.05%) Decision-Making
13 10 (6.71%) ITIL
13 10 (6.71%) Migration
14 9 (6.04%) Coaching
14 9 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.04%) Open Source
15 8 (5.37%) DevOps
15 8 (5.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.04%) Java
2 7 (4.70%) C#
3 4 (2.68%) Python
3 4 (2.68%) SQL
4 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.01%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.67%) VB
5 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) PMI Certification
4 8 (5.37%) Degree
5 3 (2.01%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) PMP
5 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.34%) PgMP
7 1 (0.67%) CCNP
7 1 (0.67%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) PMO
2 11 (7.38%) QA
3 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.68%) GDPR
5 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.34%) P3O
5 2 (1.34%) PSD2
6 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.67%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Nessus
2 2 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.67%) CASB
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.67%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.71%) Oracle
3 5 (3.36%) Adobe
3 5 (3.36%) Cisco
3 5 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.36%) SAP
4 3 (2.01%) Citrix
5 2 (1.34%) OutSystems
5 2 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.67%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.67%) Avaya
6 1 (0.67%) Cadence
6 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.67%) ForeScout
6 1 (0.67%) Intel
6 1 (0.67%) McAfee
6 1 (0.67%) Polycom
6 1 (0.67%) Symantec
6 1 (0.67%) TIBCO