Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 110 105
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 30 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.02% 1.29% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.37% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 24
Manchester median daily rate £625 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £513 £413 £493
90th Percentile £864 £925 £798
North West median daily rate £608 £544 £600
% change year-on-year +11.72% -9.38% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £35.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2776 3367 3572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.34% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2147 2066
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £238 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 83 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 18 November 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
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 Manager within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Oldham - 5 £625 -
Programme Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) Programme Management
3 12 (40.00%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 10 (33.33%) ERP
4 10 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 10 (33.33%) ITSM
4 10 (33.33%) Back Office
5 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (26.67%) Local Government
7 6 (20.00%) Banking
7 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) PMI
10 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
10 3 (10.00%) Retail
10 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
11 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
11 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (6.67%) PgMP
11 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (6.67%) Marketing
11 2 (6.67%) Degree
11 2 (6.67%) PMP
11 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle
11 2 (6.67%) SAP

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 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Back Office
3 8 (26.67%) Local Government
4 6 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (6.67%) Electronics
6 2 (6.67%) Legal
6 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.67%) Marketing
6 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Programme Management
2 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 10 (33.33%) ERP
3 10 (33.33%) ITSM
3 10 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
9 1 (3.33%) Application Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) PgMP
3 2 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GCP
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.33%) Workday