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 3 months to 23 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 141 153
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 402 392 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.94% 1.81% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.12% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 311 259
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £47.83 £30.75 £30.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.54% -0.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.51 £42.50 £36.63
% change year-on-year +0.02% +16.04%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in London

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in London

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London -4 48 £563 -2.17% 14
Croydon -4 4 £525 -16.99% 3
Westminster +8 3 £463 -33.92%
Heathrow +8 3 £350 -51.72%
Hammersmith -5 2 - -
Chiswick - 2 £350 -
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf 0 1 £550 +31.34%
Barking - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £420 -
Uxbridge - 1 £1,250 -
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 409 (58.10%) Finance
2 259 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (31.11%) Marketing
4 218 (30.97%) Telecoms
4 218 (30.97%) SAP
5 212 (30.11%) Business Intelligence
6 207 (29.40%) Manufacturing
7 204 (28.98%) Digital Marketing
8 202 (28.69%) Project Management
9 198 (28.13%) Electronics
9 198 (28.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 154 (21.88%) Security Cleared
11 150 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 134 (19.03%) PRINCE2
13 131 (18.61%) SC Cleared
14 99 (14.06%) PMO
15 89 (12.64%) Degree
16 79 (11.22%) Scrum
17 77 (10.94%) Banking
18 72 (10.23%) Java
18 72 (10.23%) PMI Certification
19 67 (9.52%) Risk Management
20 63 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
21 61 (8.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 60 (8.52%) TDD
23 58 (8.24%) Change Management
23 58 (8.24%) PMI
23 58 (8.24%) Microsoft
24 55 (7.81%) PMP
24 55 (7.81%) Microsoft Office

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 27 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (1.56%) Mule
3 11 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (1.42%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.14%) Confluence
6 5 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (0.71%) CMS
6 5 (0.71%) SAS
7 4 (0.57%) Drupal
7 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.43%) Apache
8 3 (0.43%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.43%) nginx
8 3 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (8.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 55 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
4 51 (7.24%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (3.69%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.43%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.43%) SPSS
7 3 (0.43%) Stata
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 198 (28.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.85%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.28%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Actimize
5 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.14%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.56%) Office 365
4 9 (1.28%) PaaS
5 8 (1.14%) G Suite
6 6 (0.85%) IaaS
6 6 (0.85%) SaaS
7 4 (0.57%) AdWords
8 3 (0.43%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.43%) Datadog
8 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.99%) Firewall
2 10 (1.42%) LAN
3 9 (1.28%) SAN
3 9 (1.28%) WAN
4 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.85%) DNS
5 6 (0.85%) HTTP
6 5 (0.71%) Internet
6 5 (0.71%) Network Security
6 5 (0.71%) VPN
7 4 (0.57%) DHCP
7 4 (0.57%) Intranet
7 4 (0.57%) SMTP
7 4 (0.57%) WebEx
7 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.57%) WLAN
8 3 (0.43%) LTE
8 3 (0.43%) Skype
8 3 (0.43%) SSL
8 3 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.55%) Big Data
2 21 (2.98%) MongoDB
2 21 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (2.84%) Hadoop
4 19 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.99%) MySQL
6 14 (1.99%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.70%) Power BI
8 11 (1.56%) SQL Server
9 10 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.14%) HBase
12 7 (0.99%) Apache Hive
12 7 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.85%) SQLite
14 4 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.27%) JIRA
3 22 (3.13%) Maven
4 15 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.28%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.14%) Selenium
7 7 (0.99%) Subversion
8 6 (0.85%) Gradle
8 6 (0.85%) Robolectric
9 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.57%) Grunt
9 4 (0.57%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.57%) XMLSpy
10 3 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.43%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.43%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.28%) Cobertura
11 2 (0.28%) Hudson
General
1 409 (58.10%) Finance
2 219 (31.11%) Marketing
3 218 (30.97%) Telecoms
4 207 (29.40%) Manufacturing
5 198 (28.13%) Electronics
6 77 (10.94%) Banking
7 42 (5.97%) Retail
8 33 (4.69%) Investment Banking
9 31 (4.40%) Legal
10 19 (2.70%) Front Office
11 14 (1.99%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.56%) Law
13 8 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.99%) French Language
14 7 (0.99%) Publishing
15 6 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.71%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.57%) German Language
17 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 135 (19.18%) Programme Manager
2 111 (15.77%) Project Manager
3 65 (9.23%) Developer
4 61 (8.66%) Analyst
5 46 (6.53%) Business Analyst
6 40 (5.68%) Senior Manager
7 35 (4.97%) Delivery Manager
8 26 (3.69%) IT Manager
9 23 (3.27%) Consultant
10 21 (2.98%) Architect
10 21 (2.98%) Java Developer
11 20 (2.84%) Senior Programme Manager
12 18 (2.56%) Senior Developer
13 17 (2.41%) Senior Project Manager
13 17 (2.41%) Transformation Manager
14 16 (2.27%) IT Programme Manager
15 15 (2.13%) Agile Developer
15 15 (2.13%) Programme Director
16 14 (1.99%) PMO Analyst
17 12 (1.70%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.83%) JSON
2 28 (3.98%) XML
3 23 (3.27%) Web Services
4 21 (2.98%) Middleware
5 20 (2.84%) Node.js
6 17 (2.41%) RESTful
7 16 (2.27%) Swagger
7 16 (2.27%) WireMock
7 16 (2.27%) XSLT
8 13 (1.85%) REST
8 13 (1.85%) SOAP
9 12 (1.70%) Apache Camel
9 12 (1.70%) HTML
10 11 (1.56%) .NET
11 10 (1.42%) Spring
12 9 (1.28%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.28%) JSON Schema
13 8 (1.14%) Kafka
13 8 (1.14%) RxJava
14 7 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.24%) PMI
2 46 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.55%) User Experience
4 23 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.70%) Equities
8 9 (1.28%) Derivative
8 9 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.14%) NHS
10 7 (0.99%) FMCG
11 6 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.85%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.71%) EPoS
12 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.55%) Windows
2 31 (4.40%) Linux
3 16 (2.27%) Android
4 13 (1.85%) Unix
5 9 (1.28%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.99%) Solaris
8 6 (0.85%) AIX
9 5 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.28%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (30.11%) Business Intelligence
3 204 (28.98%) Digital Marketing
4 202 (28.69%) Project Management
5 150 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 134 (19.03%) PRINCE2
7 79 (11.22%) Scrum
8 67 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 60 (8.52%) TDD
10 58 (8.24%) Change Management
11 49 (6.96%) DevOps
12 45 (6.39%) Change Control
12 45 (6.39%) ITIL
12 45 (6.39%) Migration
13 43 (6.11%) Analytics
14 38 (5.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 34 (4.83%) E-Commerce
15 34 (4.83%) Programme Delivery
16 32 (4.55%) ERP
17 29 (4.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (10.23%) Java
2 49 (6.96%) SQL
3 31 (4.40%) Python
4 20 (2.84%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.56%) C
6 16 (2.27%) XPath
7 9 (1.28%) Ruby
8 7 (0.99%) C#
8 7 (0.99%) R
9 5 (0.71%) Go
10 4 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.43%) C++
11 3 (0.43%) PHP
11 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.28%) Perl
12 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.14%) Pascal
13 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 154 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 131 (18.61%) SC Cleared
3 89 (12.64%) Degree
4 72 (10.23%) PMI Certification
5 55 (7.81%) PMP
6 31 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 24 (3.41%) ISEB
8 22 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.27%) MAPM
10 11 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (0.85%) PgMP
13 5 (0.71%) CISSP
13 5 (0.71%) MBA
14 4 (0.57%) CISM
14 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
15 3 (0.43%) CCNP
15 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (14.06%) PMO
2 31 (4.40%) QA
3 19 (2.70%) MiFID
4 12 (1.70%) GDPR
5 8 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.14%) EMIR
6 5 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.71%) P3O
7 4 (0.57%) SLA
8 3 (0.43%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.43%) SEPA
9 2 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.28%) RMADS
9 2 (0.28%) WCAG
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (2.84%) Docker
2 7 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.57%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.43%) XenServer
6 2 (0.28%) HDFS
6 2 (0.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (2.70%) Puppet
2 17 (2.41%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.99%) Ansible
4 12 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.85%) Terraform
6 5 (0.71%) SCCM
7 3 (0.43%) Grafana
7 3 (0.43%) Kibana
7 3 (0.43%) logstash
7 3 (0.43%) Oozie
7 3 (0.43%) Salt
8 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.28%) Rancher
8 2 (0.28%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 218 (30.97%) SAP
2 58 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.54%) Oracle
4 17 (2.41%) Google
5 13 (1.85%) Cisco
6 11 (1.56%) Adobe
6 11 (1.56%) IBM
6 11 (1.56%) WSO2
7 8 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 7 (0.99%) ServiceNow
8 7 (0.99%) VMware
9 5 (0.71%) HP
9 5 (0.71%) iManage
9 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.71%) Tableau
10 4 (0.57%) Juniper
11 3 (0.43%) BEA
11 3 (0.43%) Informatica
11 3 (0.43%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.43%) Symantec
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