The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 74 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 12 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.86% 1.48% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.56% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 16
Median daily rate £575 £638 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.80% +8.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £440 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £900 £788
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £55.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% -3.50%  

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 1304 1727 1441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.75% 94.94% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 1020 831
Median daily rate £375 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 6 (27.27%) Finance
1 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 4 (18.18%) Workday
3 3 (13.64%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Governance
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 3 (13.64%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (9.09%) NHS
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (4.55%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (4.55%) PMO
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 1 (4.55%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
1 1 (4.55%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
1 3 (13.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) PACS
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Governance
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PgMP
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Workday
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
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