Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 158 140
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 79 84 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.00% 1.12% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.18% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 84
Midlands median daily rate £525 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% - +14.89%
10th Percentile £427 £400 £414
90th Percentile £742 £758 £925
England median daily rate £600 £613 £588
% change year-on-year -2.04% +4.26% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Midlands median hourly rate - £26.00 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.85% -
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 7,480 7,134 8,767
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 95.02% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,542 4,349 5,095
Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 320 280
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.03
90th Percentile £43.50 £41.60 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £19.85
% change year-on-year -0.95% -5.78% +13.40%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -32 54 £500 -3.85% 1
East Midlands -2 20 £575 -4.17%
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
1 22 (27.85%) Programme Management
2 19 (24.05%) Project Management
3 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.25%) PRINCE2
5 15 (18.99%) Finance
6 11 (13.92%) Manufacturing
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL
7 9 (11.39%) Change Management
8 8 (10.13%) SAP
8 8 (10.13%) PMP
8 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
8 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.59%) Migration
9 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
9 6 (7.59%) Project Governance
10 5 (6.33%) GDPR
10 5 (6.33%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (6.33%) Decision-Making
10 5 (6.33%) Retail
10 5 (6.33%) Business Transformation
10 5 (6.33%) Change Control
10 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (6.33%) ERP
10 5 (6.33%) Automotive
11 4 (5.06%) Data Security
11 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (5.06%) Banking
11 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.06%) Microsoft

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 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.27%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.80%) Office 365
3 2 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
1 1 (1.27%) TestRail
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.33%) Automotive
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Military
6 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.27%) Local Government
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.53%) Social Media
2 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Programme Management
1 22 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (24.05%) Project Management
3 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.25%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 9 (11.39%) Change Management
7 6 (7.59%) Migration
7 6 (7.59%) Project Governance
8 5 (6.33%) Business Transformation
8 5 (6.33%) Change Control
8 5 (6.33%) Decision-Making
8 5 (6.33%) ERP
8 5 (6.33%) Programme Delivery
9 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.06%) Data Security
9 4 (5.06%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) PMP
1 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) GDPR
2 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.80%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) SAP
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.27%) Capita
5 1 (1.27%) Informatica