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 June 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.

Programme Management (Program Management)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 1 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 4.89% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 5.90% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Median daily rate £625 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% +9.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.23% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.51 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.02% +21.42%  

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 268 271 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 81.21% 82.87% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 157 132
Median daily rate £425 £378 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -19.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.80 £51.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.19% -63.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
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 June 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 -13 1 £625 +66.66%
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) MiFID
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (20.00%) CLAS
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking

Programme Management
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Banking Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Operations
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Programmes
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Director
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Director
1 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CLAS
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GDPR
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas