Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 93 109
Rank change year-on-year -53 +16 -29
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 13 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% 1.75% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.13% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 41 41
Manchester median daily rate £525 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £406 £375 £330
90th Percentile £675 £675 £588
North West median daily rate £463 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -15.91% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £30.00
North West median hourly rate £34.95 £47.45 £37.88
% change year-on-year -26.34% +25.27% +3.30%

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 2,570 2,442 3,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.90% 82.19% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,655 1,555 1,940
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £259 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 86 65
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +22.95% -19.74%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.75 £10.93
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £27.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -19.41% +28.30% -31.05%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 - 1 £450 - 1
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 (76.92%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) Electronics
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) PMO
7 2 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) Taurus
7 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (15.38%) OOP
7 2 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Programme Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Programme Management Office
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Programme Office
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (15.38%) SDET
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco