The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £657 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 March 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 82 73
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 8 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.61% 1.12% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.18% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 14
Median daily rate £657 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £813 £750 £793
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year -31.81% -0.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1251 1689 1565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.84% 94.46% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 983 822
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Manchester

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Manchester

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Manchester

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Manchester region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 5 (20.83%) Programme Governance
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) NHS
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (8.33%) Banking
6 2 (8.33%) PACS
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.33%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (4.17%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) PACS
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (20.83%) Programme Governance
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) PgMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GMP
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) Workday
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