Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 138 145
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 100 140 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.23% 1.43% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.50% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 102 57
Midlands median daily rate £588 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% - -
10th Percentile £443 £413 £414
90th Percentile £783 £848 £770
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £54.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.63 £54.00 £62.77
% change year-on-year -34.02% -13.97% +25.54%

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 7709 9360 8108
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.32% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4815 5684 4688
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £231 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 370 454
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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 +18 69 £550 +4.76% 5
East Midlands -9 24 £625 - 1
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 27 (27.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.00%) Programme Management
5 17 (17.00%) ERP
6 14 (14.00%) Project Management
6 14 (14.00%) Migration
7 12 (12.00%) SAP
8 11 (11.00%) Business Transformation
9 10 (10.00%) Oracle
10 9 (9.00%) Retail
10 9 (9.00%) Manufacturing
10 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.00%) Programme Delivery
11 8 (8.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (7.00%) PMO
12 7 (7.00%) Test Strategy
12 7 (7.00%) CRM
12 7 (7.00%) Banking
13 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
14 5 (5.00%) PMP
14 5 (5.00%) SMS
14 5 (5.00%) Degree
14 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
15 4 (4.00%) GDPR
15 4 (4.00%) Test Automation
15 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
15 4 (4.00%) IT Governance
15 4 (4.00%) QA

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 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.00%) Moodle
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Maximo
2 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.00%) Retail
3 7 (7.00%) Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Automotive
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Local Government
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.00%) NHS
3 1 (1.00%) EPoS
3 1 (1.00%) FMCG
3 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.00%) PMI
3 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
1 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.00%) Programme Management
4 17 (17.00%) ERP
5 14 (14.00%) Migration
5 14 (14.00%) Project Management
6 11 (11.00%) Business Transformation
7 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.00%) Programme Delivery
8 7 (7.00%) CRM
8 7 (7.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.00%) IT Governance
10 4 (4.00%) Scrum
10 4 (4.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.00%) Supplier Management
11 3 (3.00%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (3.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
1 5 (5.00%) PMP
2 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) PMO
2 4 (4.00%) GDPR
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.00%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) MOM
2 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) SAP
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.00%) Remedy
5 2 (2.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
6 1 (1.00%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.00%) CODA
6 1 (1.00%) HP
6 1 (1.00%) IFS
6 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.00%) Temenos
6 1 (1.00%) Workday