Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Programme Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Delivery over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Delivery
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 183 159
Rank change year-on-year -22 -24 +7
Contract jobs citing Programme Delivery 12 16 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.29% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.35% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
North West median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £410 £343 £256
90th Percentile £705 £580 £575
England median daily rate £525 £550 £523
% change year-on-year -4.55% +5.26% +16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £40.32 £27.50
% change year-on-year +61.23% +46.60% -53.59%

Programme Delivery is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,924 4,614 6,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.22% 82.22% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,093 2,910 3,890
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £571
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 193 192
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £30.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.34% +42.70% -29.24%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.56
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.37 £51.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

Programme Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Programme Delivery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Delivery in the North West

Programme Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Delivery in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Delivery in the North West

Programme Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Delivery in the North West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Delivery in the North West

Programme Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Delivery in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Delivery in the North West

Programme Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Delivery within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Manchester -13 5 £469 +4.17% 1
Cheshire -11 4 £600 +20.00%
Merseyside - 2 £543 -
Cumbria -4 1 - -
Programme Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Delivery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Programme Delivery.

1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Billing
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy

Programme Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Environment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) P3O
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) ForeScout
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) HP