Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 163 151
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 72 93 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.92% 1.08% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.14% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 68 63
Midlands median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £388 £413 £425
90th Percentile £750 £733 £802
England median daily rate £600 £600 £563
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £26.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.63 £80.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year -55.46% +213.30% -48.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7,449 8,150 8,170
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 95.03% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,627 4,978 4,644
Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +5.93% +7.21%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £545 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 354 354
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -6.45%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -0.59% +11.06%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in the Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in the Midlands

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in the Midlands

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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 -7 41 £520 -1.89% 2
East Midlands -3 25 £594 +5.56% 1
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 23 (31.94%) Programme Management
2 21 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (26.39%) Finance
4 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.44%) Project Management
6 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.28%) ERP
7 9 (12.50%) Retail
8 8 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 8 (11.11%) Manufacturing
9 7 (9.72%) Banking
9 7 (9.72%) PMP
9 7 (9.72%) GDPR
10 6 (8.33%) Degree
11 5 (6.94%) SAP
11 5 (6.94%) Data Management
12 4 (5.56%) Migration
12 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
12 4 (5.56%) MOM
12 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
12 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
12 4 (5.56%) QA
12 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
12 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
12 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
12 4 (5.56%) Programme Governance
13 3 (4.17%) PMO

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.39%) Confluence
1 1 (1.39%) Moodle
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Maximo
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Retail
3 8 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 7 (9.72%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) PMI
4 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.39%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Programme Management
2 21 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.44%) Project Management
5 11 (15.28%) ERP
5 11 (15.28%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 5 (6.94%) Data Management
8 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.56%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (5.56%) Programme Governance
8 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.17%) Change Control
9 3 (4.17%) CRM
9 3 (4.17%) ITIL
9 3 (4.17%) PLM
9 3 (4.17%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) PMP
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) GDPR
2 4 (5.56%) QA
3 3 (4.17%) PMO
4 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.78%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) SAP
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) IBM
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.39%) IFS
4 1 (1.39%) Infor
4 1 (1.39%) JDA
4 1 (1.39%) Siemens
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.39%) Temenos