Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Programme Manager
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 183 205
Rank change year-on-year -53 +22 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 525 608 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.34% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.42% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 456 430
London median daily rate £650 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £463 £459 £425
90th Percentile £850 £838 £813
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £100.00 £100.00
England median hourly rate £35.63 £54.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year -34.02% +111.47% -48.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in London

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in London

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in London

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in London

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -27 96 £650 - 8
South London -28 16 £625 +11.11%
East London -1 15 £613 +11.36%
West London -9 14 £600 +7.14% 3
North London -9 2 £714 +27.50%
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Programme Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 202 (38.48%) Finance
2 162 (30.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 140 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 126 (24.00%) Project Management
5 97 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (15.24%) Banking
7 79 (15.05%) PRINCE2
8 57 (10.86%) Change Management
9 50 (9.52%) GDPR
10 47 (8.95%) Migration
11 41 (7.81%) PMO
12 39 (7.43%) Programme Delivery
13 32 (6.10%) Legal
14 31 (5.90%) Risk Management
15 30 (5.71%) Data Protection
16 28 (5.33%) Scrum
17 27 (5.14%) Retail
17 27 (5.14%) Security Cleared
18 25 (4.76%) Waterfall
18 25 (4.76%) Marketing
18 25 (4.76%) CRM
18 25 (4.76%) Microsoft
19 24 (4.57%) Investment Banking
19 24 (4.57%) Change Control
19 24 (4.57%) Business Transformation
19 24 (4.57%) Data Centre
20 23 (4.38%) Degree
21 22 (4.19%) Matrix Management
22 21 (4.00%) Office 365
22 21 (4.00%) SAP

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 8 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.95%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.76%) CMS
4 3 (0.57%) Confluence
4 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.57%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.00%) Office 365
2 9 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
4 7 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.14%) SaaS
6 5 (0.95%) PaaS
7 3 (0.57%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Google Play
9 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.19%) Slack
9 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.10%) WAN
2 6 (1.14%) Skype
3 5 (0.95%) Internet
3 5 (0.95%) Intranet
3 5 (0.95%) SMS
4 4 (0.76%) Firewall
4 4 (0.76%) LAN
5 3 (0.57%) Network Security
6 2 (0.38%) ATM
6 2 (0.38%) NFC
6 2 (0.38%) SAN
6 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) 3G
7 1 (0.19%) 4G
7 1 (0.19%) Broadband
7 1 (0.19%) WebEx
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.29%) Big Data
2 7 (1.33%) Blockchain
3 5 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.38%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.38%) HBase
5 2 (0.38%) Impala
5 2 (0.38%) Mahout
5 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.19%) DB2
6 1 (0.19%) GIS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) Power BI
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.10%) JIRA
2 3 (0.57%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 202 (38.48%) Finance
2 80 (15.24%) Banking
3 32 (6.10%) Legal
4 27 (5.14%) Retail
5 25 (4.76%) Marketing
6 24 (4.57%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.05%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.48%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.90%) Local Government
10 9 (1.71%) Advertising
10 9 (1.71%) Law
11 7 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.14%) Front Office
13 5 (0.95%) Electronics
13 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.57%) Billing
15 3 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.57%) Publishing
16 2 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.76%) XML
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.38%) JFC
3 2 (0.38%) Kafka
3 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.38%) SOAP
4 1 (0.19%) .NET
4 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.19%) CGI
4 1 (0.19%) D3.js
4 1 (0.19%) EDI
4 1 (0.19%) JSON
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.90%) NHS
4 10 (1.90%) PMI
5 9 (1.71%) User Experience
6 7 (1.33%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.14%) Smartcard
8 5 (0.95%) Fintech
8 5 (0.95%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.76%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.57%) Derivative
10 3 (0.57%) EPoS
10 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.57%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.90%) Windows
2 5 (0.95%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.76%) MVS
4 1 (0.19%) Android
4 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.19%) Linux
4 1 (0.19%) Solaris
4 1 (0.19%) Unix
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (30.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 140 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 126 (24.00%) Project Management
4 97 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (15.05%) PRINCE2
6 57 (10.86%) Change Management
7 47 (8.95%) Migration
8 39 (7.43%) Programme Delivery
9 31 (5.90%) Risk Management
10 30 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 28 (5.33%) Scrum
12 25 (4.76%) CRM
12 25 (4.76%) Waterfall
13 24 (4.57%) Business Transformation
13 24 (4.57%) Change Control
14 22 (4.19%) Matrix Management
15 21 (4.00%) Programme Governance
16 20 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 20 (3.81%) Test Strategy
17 17 (3.24%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.71%) C
2 8 (1.52%) Java
3 7 (1.33%) SQL
4 2 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.38%) Degree
3 17 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 15 (2.86%) PMP
5 8 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.76%) ISEB
8 3 (0.57%) APMP
8 3 (0.57%) MBA
9 2 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.19%) ACCA
10 1 (0.19%) CIPD
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.52%) GDPR
2 41 (7.81%) PMO
3 12 (2.29%) QA
4 10 (1.90%) MiFID
5 6 (1.14%) IFRS
6 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.38%) EMIR
9 2 (0.38%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.38%) PSD2
10 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.19%) FATCA
10 1 (0.19%) FINREP
10 1 (0.19%) GCP
10 1 (0.19%) P3O
10 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.38%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.38%) Firmware
1 2 (0.38%) HDFS
2 1 (0.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.19%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.00%) SAP
3 14 (2.67%) Oracle
4 10 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 4 (0.76%) Capita
6 4 (0.76%) Google
6 4 (0.76%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.57%) Adobe
7 3 (0.57%) Cisco
7 3 (0.57%) Pega
7 3 (0.57%) Progress
7 3 (0.57%) Reuters
7 3 (0.57%) Temenos
7 3 (0.57%) Teradata
8 2 (0.38%) Citrix
8 2 (0.38%) Cognos
8 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.19%) Ariba
9 1 (0.19%) Cerner