Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 152 126
Rank change year-on-year -38 -26 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 58 96 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.72% 1.22% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.29% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 102
Midlands median daily rate £506 £575 £578
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.96% -0.43% +7.94%
10th Percentile £425 £408 £407
90th Percentile £725 £771 £848
England median daily rate £600 £600 £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate - - £54.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £77.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -51.30% +35.09%

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 7,602 7,455 9,206
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 94.65% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,636 4,618 5,570
Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £231
90th Percentile £556 £543 £565
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 363 323
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.99 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +5.67%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -44 46 £500 -11.11% 7
East Midlands -3 8 £575 -3.16%
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (31.03%) Programme Management
2 17 (29.31%) Project Management
3 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.69%) Finance
5 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
5 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (17.24%) ITIL
6 10 (17.24%) Change Management
7 6 (10.34%) PMP
7 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
7 6 (10.34%) Retail
8 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.62%) SAP
8 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
8 5 (8.62%) Migration
9 4 (6.90%) Automotive
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.90%) Project Governance
9 4 (6.90%) Change Control
9 4 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (6.90%) Programme Delivery
10 3 (5.17%) Decision-Making
10 3 (5.17%) Programme Governance
10 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 3 (5.17%) SDLC
10 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.17%) Data Quality
10 3 (5.17%) Data Governance

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 (1.72%) ArchestrA
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Broadband
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.90%) Automotive
5 3 (5.17%) Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Legal
6 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Local Government
7 1 (1.72%) Military
7 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) Robotics
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Programme Management
2 17 (29.31%) Project Management
3 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
5 10 (17.24%) Change Management
5 10 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (6.90%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (6.90%) Project Governance
7 4 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.17%) Data Governance
8 3 (5.17%) Decision-Making
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 3 (5.17%) Programme Governance
8 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
1 6 (10.34%) PMP
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) APMP
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.62%) SAP
2 2 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.72%) Capita
3 1 (1.72%) Informatica
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.72%) Wonderware