Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 6 months to 22 November 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 112 108
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 129 188 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.57% 1.92% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.32% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 130 87
Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £294
90th Percentile £550 £589 £680
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £38.00 £40.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.95% -6.02% +85.91%
10th Percentile £15.03 £38.00 £40.09
90th Percentile £37.43 £38.00 £40.78
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.93% +12.66%

Programme Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6826 8090 6583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.06% 82.65% 79.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 4943 3892
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 208 259
Midlands median hourly rate £21.37 £17.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -8.21% +2.89%
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £42.79
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the Midlands

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in the Midlands

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the Midlands

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the Midlands

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programme Management in the Midlands

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Midlands -8 77 £450 - 4
East Midlands -15 47 £400 -9.86% 6
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 66 (51.16%) Finance
2 34 (26.36%) Marketing
3 33 (25.58%) Telecoms
4 32 (24.81%) Manufacturing
4 32 (24.81%) Project Management
5 28 (21.71%) SAP
6 27 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (18.60%) PRINCE2
7 24 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (17.83%) Electronics
8 23 (17.83%) Digital Marketing
8 23 (17.83%) PMO
9 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (10.08%) Retail
13 12 (9.30%) Change Management
13 12 (9.30%) E-Commerce
14 11 (8.53%) ERP
14 11 (8.53%) Banking
14 11 (8.53%) Degree
15 10 (7.75%) Project Planning
16 9 (6.98%) Risk Management
17 8 (6.20%) Migration
17 8 (6.20%) ITIL
17 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 8 (6.20%) Process Improvement
18 7 (5.43%) Office 365
18 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
18 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Project

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (1.55%) Moodle
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.55%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.78%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Office 365
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) BGP
1 3 (2.33%) Ethernet
1 3 (2.33%) L2TP
1 3 (2.33%) LAN
1 3 (2.33%) MPLS
1 3 (2.33%) OSPF
2 2 (1.55%) DAB
2 2 (1.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.78%) LDAP
3 1 (0.78%) SMS
3 1 (0.78%) WebEx
3 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.55%) Axure RP
General
1 66 (51.16%) Finance
2 34 (26.36%) Marketing
3 33 (25.58%) Telecoms
4 32 (24.81%) Manufacturing
5 23 (17.83%) Electronics
6 13 (10.08%) Retail
7 11 (8.53%) Banking
8 6 (4.65%) Automotive
9 3 (2.33%) Legal
10 2 (1.55%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.78%) Local Government
11 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Project Manager
2 23 (17.83%) Programme Manager
3 16 (12.40%) Analyst
4 14 (10.85%) IT Manager
5 9 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.43%) Developer
6 7 (5.43%) IT Analyst
6 7 (5.43%) Senior Manager
7 6 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
7 6 (4.65%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) PMO Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Project Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (3.88%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.10%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Architect
9 4 (3.10%) IT Operations Manager
9 4 (3.10%) IT Programme Manager
9 4 (3.10%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) .NET
2 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (2.33%) CSS
2 3 (2.33%) Node.js
2 3 (2.33%) React
2 3 (2.33%) REST
3 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.78%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (0.78%) LINQ
4 1 (0.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.65%) NHS
4 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) User Experience
5 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.55%) VLE
6 1 (0.78%) Animation
6 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) Photography
6 1 (0.78%) PMI
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) Project Management
2 27 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (18.60%) PRINCE2
3 24 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.83%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.30%) Change Management
6 12 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 11 (8.53%) ERP
8 10 (7.75%) Project Planning
9 9 (6.98%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.20%) ITIL
10 8 (6.20%) Migration
10 8 (6.20%) Process Improvement
10 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.43%) Service Management
12 6 (4.65%) CRM
12 6 (4.65%) Problem Management
12 6 (4.65%) Waterfall
13 5 (3.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.10%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) C#
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) PMI Certification
2 6 (4.65%) PMP
3 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.55%) APMP
5 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.55%) ISEB
5 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) CCNA
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) PgMP
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (17.83%) PMO
2 4 (3.10%) GDPR
3 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.55%) COBIT
4 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (21.71%) SAP
2 15 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.65%) Cisco
3 6 (4.65%) VMware
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle
5 3 (2.33%) Adobe
5 3 (2.33%) Juniper
6 2 (1.55%) Blackboard
6 2 (1.55%) Remedy
6 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) BT
7 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.78%) Google
7 1 (0.78%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) hybris
7 1 (0.78%) Infor
7 1 (0.78%) Temenos