The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £656 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 23 June 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 54 73
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 1.20% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.25% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £656 £675 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +3.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £55.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% -3.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 716 642 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.63% 96.69% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 342 447
Median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 23
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Milton Keynes

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Milton Keynes

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Milton Keynes

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Logistics
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Governance
4 2 (22.22%) PMO
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Google

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Logistics
3 3 (33.33%) Programme Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP