Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 81 98
Rank change year-on-year -45 +17 -8
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 22 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.75% 2.26% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 2.70% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 51 36
Manchester median daily rate £525 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +22.58%
10th Percentile £268 £375 £319
90th Percentile £683 £650 £600
North West median daily rate £481 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.79% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £25.34 - £30.00
10th Percentile £25.17 - £25.00
90th Percentile £25.50 - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £34.70 £45.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% -8.50% +33.33%

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 2,446 2,367 2,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.06% 83.76% 86.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,578 1,535 1,723
Manchester median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £581 £550
North West median daily rate £423 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.44% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 90 45
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £40.43 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £23.83 £21.78 £21.05
% change year-on-year +9.39% +3.49% -30.20%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Salford - 6 £450 -
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) PMO
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Marketing
6 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.64%) QA
7 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (13.64%) SAP
7 3 (13.64%) Electronics
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) Data Loss Prevention
7 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 3 (13.64%) Resource Allocation
7 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
7 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Project Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management

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 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JMeter
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
1 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 3 (13.64%) Electronics
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Programme Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) PMO Planner
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) Taurus
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
6 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Project Governance
6 3 (13.64%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PMO
2 3 (13.64%) QA
3 2 (9.09%) ISO 9000
4 1 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco