The median contractor rate for a Programme Director was £900 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Director
England / London
Rank 381 398 385
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 25 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 23
Median daily rate £900 £700 £825
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £758 £550 £598
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,090 £1,100 £1,075
UK excluding London median daily rate £900 £700 £900
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Programme Director
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Programme Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Director in London

Programme Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Director in London

Programme Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Director in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Director in London

Programme Director
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 Director within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hounslow +3 6 - -
City of London +2 3 £1,000 +44.14%
Croydon - 1 £1,000 -
Programme Director
England

Programme Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Programme Director 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 London region featuring Programme Director in the job title.

1 15 (28.85%) Programme Management
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (17.31%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) CRM
4 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) PMO
4 5 (9.62%) IT Strategy
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (7.69%) Banking
5 4 (7.69%) Retail
5 4 (7.69%) Marketing
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) ERP
6 3 (5.77%) WAN
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
6 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
6 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (3.85%) Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) 4G
7 2 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.85%) Target Operating Model

Programme Director Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) 2G
2 2 (3.85%) 3G
2 2 (3.85%) 4G
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
1 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.92%) PMI
2 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Programme Management
2 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.31%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) CRM
4 5 (9.62%) IT Strategy
4 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.77%) ERP
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (5.77%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.85%) Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) Change Management
7 2 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) PMO
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.92%) EMIR
3 1 (1.92%) MiFID
3 1 (1.92%) SEPA
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco
2 1 (1.92%) NEC
2 1 (1.92%) SAP