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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
North West / Manchester
Rank 68 56 36
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 24 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.81% 2.64% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 3.16% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 29
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £680 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £47.33 £51.57
% change year-on-year -8.09% -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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1072 1486 1253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.97% 83.34% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 899 674
Median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Bolton - 2 £405 -
Programme Management
North West

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 37 (66.07%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 28 (50.00%) SAP
3 25 (44.64%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (44.64%) Marketing
4 24 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 24 (42.86%) Electronics
5 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (23.21%) Java
7 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
7 12 (21.43%) Open Source
7 12 (21.43%) Apache Spark
8 11 (19.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (19.64%) Python
8 11 (19.64%) Project Management
9 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 10 (17.86%) Big Data
10 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (16.07%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (16.07%) C
10 9 (16.07%) Google
11 8 (14.29%) Programme Governance
12 7 (12.50%) Business Transformation
12 7 (12.50%) Service Management
13 6 (10.71%) Banking
13 6 (10.71%) Scrum

Programme Management
Top Related 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 12 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
Business Applications
1 24 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (8.93%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.79%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (16.07%) Google Cloud Platform
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 10 (17.86%) Big Data
3 4 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (3.57%) HDInsight
4 2 (3.57%) Spark SQL
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.79%) Impala
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (66.07%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 25 (44.64%) Marketing
4 24 (42.86%) Electronics
4 24 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 6 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (5.36%) Retail
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Consultant
1 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 7 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.36%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (5.36%) NHS Programme Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Report Writer
5 3 (5.36%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) NHS Contracts Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.57%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.36%) NHS
1 3 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) PACS
2 2 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.79%) Fintech
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) AIX
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
1 1 (1.79%) Unix
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) Open Source
4 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (19.64%) Project Management
6 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.29%) Programme Governance
8 7 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 7 (12.50%) Service Management
9 6 (10.71%) BDD
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.71%) Scrum
10 5 (8.93%) DevOps
10 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.93%) TDD
11 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (7.14%) ITIL
11 4 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Java
2 11 (19.64%) Python
3 9 (16.07%) C
4 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) F#
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PMO
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) SAP
2 9 (16.07%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.79%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.79%) Snow
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Workday
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