Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 13 December 2019 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 137 80
Rank change year-on-year +23 -57 +34
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 17 17 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.53% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.64% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 46
Manchester median daily rate £450 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £375
90th Percentile £648 £665 £681
North West median daily rate £450 £459 £550
% change year-on-year -1.91% -16.59% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £34.90 £47.45
% change year-on-year -14.04% -26.44% +13.64%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,291 2,639 2,426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 84.14% 82.44% 83.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,545 1,686 1,574
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 103 84
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +20.63%
10th Percentile £11.51 £12.57 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £45.00
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £22.37 £27.00
% change year-on-year +7.31% -17.17% +22.73%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Manchester

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Manchester

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Manchester

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Manchester

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
Bolton - 2 £575 -
Salford +11 1 £265 -41.11%
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Project Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Public Sector
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (29.41%) SAP
5 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
5 5 (29.41%) PMO
6 4 (23.53%) Electronics
6 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 3 (17.65%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) Dependency Management
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (11.76%) Strategic Roadmap
8 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
2 1 (5.88%) OSPF
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Public Sector
3 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Electronics
4 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (23.53%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) French Language
5 1 (5.88%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Programme Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Change Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Project Change Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Financial Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PMO
4 1 (5.88%) Senior PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) Project Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (17.65%) Dependency Management
5 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Service Design
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PMO
2 3 (17.65%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) NCSC
3 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) AirWatch
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) EMC
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow