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to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 May 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 155 161 179
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 +26
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 693 433 290
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.81% 1.78% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.96% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 306 184
10th Percentile £413 £363 £400
25th Percentile £496 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% -3.77%
75th Percentile £688 £725 £654
90th Percentile £788 £788 £779
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 6
10th Percentile £41.00 £29.30 £38.24
25th Percentile £43.25 £35.75 £38.25
Median hourly rate £50.61 £38.84 £39.40
Median % change year-on-year +30.32% -1.43% +75.11%
75th Percentile £63.25 £47.31 £44.96
90th Percentile £66.95 £55.38 £48.00
England median hourly rate £39.89 £36.50 £49.25
% change year-on-year +9.28% -25.89% +105.21%

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 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 35,029 22,087 17,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.52% 90.98% 89.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,608 15,826 12,801
10th Percentile £400 £350 £325
25th Percentile £475 £425 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +0.96%
75th Percentile £688 £625 £615
90th Percentile £775 £713 £700
England median daily rate £545 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +9.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 231 225
10th Percentile £17.00 £15.00 £13.60
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.13 £18.50
Median hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +9.23% +22.64% +20.45%
75th Percentile £50.00 £51.56 £47.12
90th Percentile £67.50 £66.50 £59.00
England median hourly rate £26.98 £24.47 £21.57
% change year-on-year +10.26% +13.44% -4.13%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Programme Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in London

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Programme Management in London.

Daily rate trend for Programme Management in London

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Programme Management in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Programme Management in London

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Programme Management in London.

Hourly rate trend for Programme Management in London

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Programme Management in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Programme Management in London

Programme Management
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 Management within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -17 58 £620 +7.83% 5
West London +1 14 £642 +10.21% 4
East London +3 11 £563 +66.17%
South London -13 7 £663 -
North London -6 2 £288 -28.13%
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 406 (58.59%) Finance
2 246 (35.50%) Agile
3 230 (33.19%) Public Sector
4 206 (29.73%) SAP
5 204 (29.44%) Social Skills
6 201 (29.00%) Marketing
7 198 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 196 (28.28%) Project Management
9 195 (28.14%) Telecoms
10 190 (27.42%) Manufacturing
11 184 (26.55%) Electronics
12 183 (26.41%) Digital Marketing
13 127 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 119 (17.17%) Azure
15 105 (15.15%) Microsoft
16 97 (14.00%) Project Delivery
17 91 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
18 87 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
19 81 (11.69%) PRINCE2
20 80 (11.54%) PMO
21 73 (10.53%) Migration
22 69 (9.96%) Scrum
23 67 (9.67%) DevOps
24 64 (9.24%) Change Management
25 63 (9.09%) Analytics
26 58 (8.37%) Banking
27 57 (8.23%) AWS
27 57 (8.23%) Waterfall
28 56 (8.08%) Degree
28 56 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel

Programme Management
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 32 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.32%) Confluence
3 10 (1.44%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.29%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.14%) Appian
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (8.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (6.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 38 (5.48%) Microsoft Project
4 34 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.14%) Houdini
7 1 (0.14%) Maya
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.29%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) Primavera
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
4 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 119 (17.17%) Azure
2 57 (8.23%) AWS
3 33 (4.76%) Power Platform
4 28 (4.04%) GCP
4 28 (4.04%) Microsoft 365
5 26 (3.75%) PaaS
6 22 (3.17%) IaaS
7 21 (3.03%) SaaS
8 14 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (2.02%) Azure Functions
8 14 (2.02%) Serverless
9 11 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (1.44%) GitHub
11 9 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.01%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.01%) Azure Monitor
12 7 (1.01%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 6 (0.87%) Azure Logic Apps
13 6 (0.87%) GitHub Actions
14 5 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.44%) HTTP
2 5 (0.72%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.58%) PABX
4 3 (0.43%) Broadband
4 3 (0.43%) MQTT
4 3 (0.43%) SAN
5 2 (0.29%) Firewall
5 2 (0.29%) SD-WAN
5 2 (0.29%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) LAN
6 1 (0.14%) Network Security
6 1 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.14%) Skype
6 1 (0.14%) SMS
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) TETRA
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
6 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.47%) Metadata
2 29 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (4.18%) Power BI
3 17 (2.45%) Metadata Repository
4 16 (2.31%) Data Lake
4 16 (2.31%) SQL Server
5 13 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.73%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.30%) Pentaho
7 9 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
7 9 (1.30%) QlikView
7 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.15%) MySQL
9 6 (0.87%) Big Data
9 6 (0.87%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.87%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.72%) HBase
Development Applications
1 41 (5.92%) JIRA
2 20 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.87%) CircleCI
3 6 (0.87%) GitLab
3 6 (0.87%) Subversion
4 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.29%) Postman
4 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.14%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.14%) ERwin
5 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.14%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.14%) Xcode
General
1 406 (58.59%) Finance
2 230 (33.19%) Public Sector
3 204 (29.44%) Social Skills
4 201 (29.00%) Marketing
5 195 (28.14%) Telecoms
6 190 (27.42%) Manufacturing
7 184 (26.55%) Electronics
8 91 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (8.37%) Banking
10 39 (5.63%) Presentation Skills
11 34 (4.91%) Influencing Skills
12 28 (4.04%) Retail
13 20 (2.89%) Legal
14 19 (2.74%) Financial Institution
14 19 (2.74%) Investment Banking
15 11 (1.59%) Front Office
16 10 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
17 8 (1.15%) Games
17 8 (1.15%) Law
18 7 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 144 (20.78%) Programme Manager
2 123 (17.75%) Project Manager
3 82 (11.83%) Architect
4 66 (9.52%) Analyst
5 47 (6.78%) Developer
6 27 (3.90%) IT Manager
7 26 (3.75%) Data Architect
8 25 (3.61%) Senior Manager
9 22 (3.17%) Data Modeller
10 21 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.89%) Transformation Manager
12 18 (2.60%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (2.45%) Azure Engineer
13 17 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
13 17 (2.45%) PMO Analyst
13 17 (2.45%) Transformation Programme Manager
14 16 (2.31%) Infrastructure Architect
15 15 (2.16%) Data Analyst
15 15 (2.16%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.88%) .NET
1 13 (1.88%) REST
2 12 (1.73%) Kafka
3 10 (1.44%) Node.js
3 10 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (1.44%) Web Services
4 9 (1.30%) HTML
5 7 (1.01%) AngularJS
5 7 (1.01%) JSON
5 7 (1.01%) Spark Streaming
6 6 (0.87%) XML
7 5 (0.72%) Celery
7 5 (0.72%) Flask
7 5 (0.72%) gRPC
7 5 (0.72%) SOAP
8 4 (0.58%) ARM Templates
8 4 (0.58%) HTML5
8 4 (0.58%) Play Framework
8 4 (0.58%) XMPP
9 3 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 23 (3.32%) Virtual Team
3 20 (2.89%) Public Cloud
3 20 (2.89%) User Experience
4 17 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.02%) Reference Data
6 13 (1.88%) FMCG
6 13 (1.88%) NHS
7 12 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (1.59%) PMI
9 10 (1.44%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.30%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.15%) Derivative
11 8 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.87%) Life Science
13 6 (0.87%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.72%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.72%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.62%) Linux
1 32 (4.62%) Windows
2 15 (2.16%) Unix
3 8 (1.15%) Mac OS X
4 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) VMS
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (35.50%) Agile
2 198 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 196 (28.28%) Project Management
4 183 (26.41%) Digital Marketing
5 127 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 97 (14.00%) Project Delivery
7 87 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
8 81 (11.69%) PRINCE2
9 73 (10.53%) Migration
10 69 (9.96%) Scrum
11 67 (9.67%) DevOps
12 64 (9.24%) Change Management
13 63 (9.09%) Analytics
14 57 (8.23%) Waterfall
15 54 (7.79%) Decision-Making
16 48 (6.93%) Service Management
17 46 (6.64%) Business Case
18 44 (6.35%) CI/CD
19 41 (5.92%) Data Modelling
20 40 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 45 (6.49%) SQL
2 28 (4.04%) Java
3 25 (3.61%) Python
4 18 (2.60%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.02%) C#
6 11 (1.59%) Ruby
7 10 (1.44%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.30%) Go
8 9 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.15%) Bash
10 7 (1.01%) C
11 5 (0.72%) Ada
11 5 (0.72%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.58%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.29%) R
14 1 (0.14%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.14%) Scala
14 1 (0.14%) VB
14 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (8.08%) Degree
2 55 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 44 (6.35%) PMP
3 44 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 33 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 18 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.44%) APMP
8 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.01%) FFIEC
9 7 (1.01%) MCSE
10 5 (0.72%) CISSP
10 5 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.58%) CISM
11 4 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.58%) ISEB
11 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.43%) APMG
12 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (11.54%) PMO
2 31 (4.47%) QA
3 30 (4.33%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.30%) GDPR
5 8 (1.15%) NIST
6 7 (1.01%) GLBA
6 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.87%) GMP
7 6 (0.87%) NCSC
7 6 (0.87%) SLA
8 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.43%) Accessibility
9 3 (0.43%) MiFID
9 3 (0.43%) SOC 2
10 2 (0.29%) IFRS
10 2 (0.29%) IFRS 17
11 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 17 (2.45%) Docker
2 15 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (3.75%) Terraform
2 19 (2.74%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.01%) Ansible
3 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.29%) Puppet
6 2 (0.29%) SCCM
6 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.14%) Avamar
7 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.14%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.14%) Istio
7 1 (0.14%) Kibana
7 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.14%) vRealize
7 1 (0.14%) VxRail
Vendors
1 206 (29.73%) SAP
2 105 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 29 (4.18%) ServiceNow
4 23 (3.32%) Oracle
5 20 (2.89%) Google
6 17 (2.45%) VMware
7 13 (1.88%) Databricks
8 11 (1.59%) Cisco
8 11 (1.59%) Workday
9 10 (1.44%) Remedy
10 9 (1.30%) Informatica
10 9 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.01%) Dell
11 7 (1.01%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.87%) Citrix
13 5 (0.72%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.72%) IBM
14 4 (0.58%) HP
14 4 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.58%) Sparx