The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 34 38 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 4 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.23% 0.89% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.10% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Median daily rate £410 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £259 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £682 £395 £560
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 274 272 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 84.57% 80.71% 76.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 181 121
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Merseyside

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Merseyside over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Merseyside

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 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
Liverpool +4 4 £410 +9.33%
Programme Management
North West

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) PMO
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) PMO Lead
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Director
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Director
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) MiFID
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas