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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
England / London
Rank 157 131 170
Rank change year-on-year -26 +39  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 301 399 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.55% 1.80% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.12% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 305 210
Median daily rate £538 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £765 £753
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 £51.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £47.33 £51.57
% change year-on-year -7.03% -8.22%  

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 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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
City of London -27 33 £535 -2.72% 11
Feltham - 5 - -
New Malden - 5 - -
Orpington - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £498 -
Croydon +8 1 £475 - 2
Brentford +1 1 £500 +3.09%
West End of London 0 1 £388 -44.64%
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £200 -
Heathrow - 1 £500 -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 394 (54.34%) Finance
2 249 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (30.90%) Project Management
4 194 (26.76%) Marketing
5 188 (25.93%) SAP
6 183 (25.24%) Business Intelligence
7 181 (24.97%) Telecoms
8 180 (24.83%) Manufacturing
8 180 (24.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 169 (23.31%) Digital Marketing
10 164 (22.62%) Electronics
10 164 (22.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 141 (19.45%) PMO
12 123 (16.97%) Security Cleared
13 118 (16.28%) PRINCE2
14 99 (13.66%) Banking
15 96 (13.24%) SC Cleared
16 90 (12.41%) Change Management
17 79 (10.90%) MS Excel
18 78 (10.76%) Degree
19 76 (10.48%) Microsoft
20 73 (10.07%) MS Project
20 73 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
21 70 (9.66%) Risk Management
22 69 (9.52%) Java
22 69 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
23 60 (8.28%) PMI Certification
24 58 (8.00%) Change Control
25 56 (7.72%) TDD
26 53 (7.31%) Scrum

Programme Management
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 29 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
4 21 (2.90%) Mule
5 13 (1.79%) Confluence
6 9 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.10%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.83%) CMS
10 5 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.41%) Apache
11 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.41%) SAS
11 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.41%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 79 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 73 (10.07%) MS Project
3 69 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (6.62%) MS Office
5 46 (6.34%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.41%) SPSS
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.28%) InVision
8 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 164 (22.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.41%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 3 (0.41%) SAP Retail
2 3 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Primavera
3 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.14%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 35 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.52%) PaaS
4 9 (1.24%) Office 365
5 5 (0.69%) Datadog
6 4 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.55%) IaaS
7 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.41%) Heroku
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) SaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.79%) HTTP
2 11 (1.52%) Firewall
3 10 (1.38%) WAN
4 8 (1.10%) LAN
4 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.10%) WebEx
5 7 (0.97%) Internet
6 6 (0.83%) DNS
7 5 (0.69%) DHCP
7 5 (0.69%) SAN
7 5 (0.69%) SMTP
8 4 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.55%) SSH
8 4 (0.55%) VPN
9 3 (0.41%) DKIM
9 3 (0.41%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.41%) MPLS
9 3 (0.41%) Network Security
9 3 (0.41%) OSPF
9 3 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.31%) Big Data
2 14 (1.93%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.38%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.83%) Apache Hive
7 6 (0.83%) MySQL
7 6 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.69%) HBase
8 5 (0.69%) Redis
8 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.55%) GIS
10 3 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (4.69%) Maven
2 29 (4.00%) JIRA
3 21 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.48%) Subversion
5 17 (2.34%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.83%) Mercurial
6 6 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.69%) Bazaar
7 5 (0.69%) Selenium
8 4 (0.55%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.55%) Gradle
9 3 (0.41%) Hudson
9 3 (0.41%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.41%) Robolectric
9 3 (0.41%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.28%) Cobertura
10 2 (0.28%) Protractor
10 2 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 394 (54.34%) Finance
2 194 (26.76%) Marketing
3 181 (24.97%) Telecoms
4 180 (24.83%) Manufacturing
5 164 (22.62%) Electronics
6 99 (13.66%) Banking
7 45 (6.21%) Legal
8 38 (5.24%) Retail
9 23 (3.17%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.93%) Front Office
11 11 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
11 11 (1.52%) Law
12 10 (1.38%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.83%) Publishing
14 5 (0.69%) Advertising
15 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.41%) Back Office
16 3 (0.41%) French Language
17 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 130 (17.93%) Programme Manager
2 111 (15.31%) Project Manager
3 75 (10.34%) Developer
4 44 (6.07%) Analyst
5 34 (4.69%) Senior Manager
6 31 (4.28%) Business Analyst
6 31 (4.28%) Java Developer
7 29 (4.00%) Architect
8 28 (3.86%) IT Manager
9 25 (3.45%) Consultant
10 23 (3.17%) PMO Lead
11 21 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
11 21 (2.90%) Senior Project Manager
12 20 (2.76%) Agile Developer
13 18 (2.48%) SOA Developer
14 17 (2.34%) PMO Manager
15 15 (2.07%) Programme Director
15 15 (2.07%) Risk Manager
16 14 (1.93%) Senior Programme Manager
17 13 (1.79%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.52%) XML
2 39 (5.38%) JSON
3 30 (4.14%) Web Services
4 28 (3.86%) Middleware
5 27 (3.72%) Swagger
6 26 (3.59%) WireMock
6 26 (3.59%) XSLT
7 25 (3.45%) HTML
8 22 (3.03%) .NET
8 22 (3.03%) Apache Camel
9 18 (2.48%) CSS
10 15 (2.07%) Velocity
11 13 (1.79%) Ajax
11 13 (1.79%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.79%) J2EE
11 13 (1.79%) REST
11 13 (1.79%) SOAP
12 11 (1.52%) Spring
13 10 (1.38%) Hibernate
14 9 (1.24%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.34%) PMI
3 29 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.59%) Virtual Team
5 24 (3.31%) User Experience
6 21 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.21%) NHS
8 10 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.83%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.83%) Replication
11 5 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.69%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.69%) Social Media
12 4 (0.55%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.55%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.55%) Minimum Viable Product
12 4 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.38%) Windows
2 31 (4.28%) Linux
3 15 (2.07%) Unix
4 11 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.97%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.83%) Android
7 5 (0.69%) Solaris
7 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.41%) SUSE
9 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.28%) AIX
10 2 (0.28%) CentOS
10 2 (0.28%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (30.90%) Project Management
3 183 (25.24%) Business Intelligence
4 180 (24.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 169 (23.31%) Digital Marketing
6 118 (16.28%) PRINCE2
7 90 (12.41%) Change Management
8 70 (9.66%) Risk Management
9 58 (8.00%) Change Control
10 56 (7.72%) TDD
11 53 (7.31%) Scrum
12 52 (7.17%) ERP
13 47 (6.48%) Programme Governance
14 40 (5.52%) SOA
15 36 (4.97%) Analytics
16 34 (4.69%) DevOps
17 33 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
18 32 (4.41%) SDLC
19 31 (4.28%) Portfolio Management
19 31 (4.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (9.52%) Java
2 30 (4.14%) SQL
3 26 (3.59%) Python
3 26 (3.59%) XPath
4 22 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.76%) C
5 20 (2.76%) C#
6 13 (1.79%) C++
7 12 (1.66%) Ruby
8 8 (1.10%) Go
8 8 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.83%) PHP
9 6 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.41%) Perl
10 3 (0.41%) R
10 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.28%) Clojure
11 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (16.97%) Security Cleared
2 96 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 78 (10.76%) Degree
4 60 (8.28%) PMI Certification
5 48 (6.62%) PMP
6 27 (3.72%) DV Cleared
7 20 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (1.93%) ISEB
9 9 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (1.10%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.83%) CCNP
11 6 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.83%) CISM
11 6 (0.83%) CISSP
12 5 (0.69%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.69%) PgMP
13 4 (0.55%) CCNA
13 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.41%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (19.45%) PMO
2 43 (5.93%) QA
3 13 (1.79%) MiFID
4 11 (1.52%) SLA
5 7 (0.97%) GDPR
6 6 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.69%) P3O
8 4 (0.55%) EMIR
8 4 (0.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.41%) FATCA
9 3 (0.41%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.28%) SEPA
11 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 17 (2.34%) Docker
2 10 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.55%) vSphere
6 3 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.41%) XenServer
7 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.14%) HDFS
8 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (1.93%) Ansible
2 11 (1.52%) Puppet
3 9 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.24%) Terraform
4 6 (0.83%) Salt
5 5 (0.69%) Kibana
5 5 (0.69%) logstash
6 4 (0.55%) Oozie
6 4 (0.55%) SCCM
7 3 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.28%) Graphite
8 2 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.28%) Nagios
8 2 (0.28%) Nessus
8 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.28%) Rancher
8 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 188 (25.93%) SAP
2 76 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 49 (6.76%) Oracle
4 21 (2.90%) Cisco
4 21 (2.90%) WSO2
5 16 (2.21%) VMware
6 14 (1.93%) CheckPoint
7 11 (1.52%) Google
8 8 (1.10%) BEA
8 8 (1.10%) IBM
9 7 (0.97%) HP
9 7 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.83%) Juniper
11 5 (0.69%) Adobe
11 5 (0.69%) Informatica
11 5 (0.69%) Tableau
12 4 (0.55%) CA
12 4 (0.55%) Remedy
12 4 (0.55%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.55%) Zend
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