The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Programme Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 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 Management (Program Management)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 70 80
Rank change year-on-year -33 +10  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 33 100 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 2.65% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 3.23% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 69 49
Median daily rate £510 £440 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.90% +20.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £645 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +10.58% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Median hourly rate £52.36 £27.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.90% -22.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £27.00 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.35 £27.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +21.42%  

Programme Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2383 3100 2861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.70% 82.23% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5041 7746 6099
Median daily rate £413 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 238 292
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.73 £57.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
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 Management in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
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 Management in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
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 Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -15 9 £510 +15.90% 10
Lancashire +1 8 £363 +20.83%
Cumbria +7 7 - - 1
Cheshire -4 6 £550 -3.50% 1
Merseyside -20 1 £625 +48.80%
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 58 (76.32%) Finance
2 42 (55.26%) Manufacturing
3 21 (27.63%) SAP
4 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
5 18 (23.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 18 (23.68%) Marketing
6 17 (22.37%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (22.37%) Electronics
7 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (18.42%) Project Management
9 13 (17.11%) PRINCE2
10 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.84%) Java
11 9 (11.84%) Oracle
12 8 (10.53%) SQL
12 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (10.53%) Degree
12 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
12 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
12 8 (10.53%) Open Source
13 7 (9.21%) Hadoop
13 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (9.21%) Big Data
13 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
13 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
13 7 (9.21%) Python
13 7 (9.21%) C
13 7 (9.21%) Microsoft

Programme Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.21%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (23.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.63%) Primavera
2 2 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.32%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.32%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.32%) SAN
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) Big Data
1 7 (9.21%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) TKPROF
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.26%) Rational Statemate
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) Toad
4 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.32%) VectorCAST
General
1 58 (76.32%) Finance
2 42 (55.26%) Manufacturing
3 18 (23.68%) Marketing
3 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
4 17 (22.37%) Electronics
5 6 (7.89%) Banking
5 6 (7.89%) Military
6 4 (5.26%) Avionics
7 3 (3.95%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (14.47%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.21%) Programme Manager
3 6 (7.89%) Analyst
3 6 (7.89%) Architect
3 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.26%) Administrator
4 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.26%) Consultant
4 4 (5.26%) Data Engineer
4 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
4 4 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
4 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (3.95%) Database Architect
5 3 (3.95%) DBA
5 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (3.95%) Programme Director
5 3 (3.95%) Senior Manager
5 3 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.32%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Life Science
3 2 (2.63%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) SCORM
4 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
2 3 (3.95%) Unix
3 2 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (22.37%) Digital Marketing
3 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) Project Management
5 13 (17.11%) PRINCE2
6 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.53%) Open Source
7 8 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.21%) Service Management
9 6 (7.89%) Change Management
9 6 (7.89%) ITIL
9 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.89%) SDLC
10 5 (6.58%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.58%) DevOps
10 5 (6.58%) ERP
10 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) Java
2 8 (10.53%) SQL
3 7 (9.21%) C
3 7 (9.21%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) Ada
4 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (3.95%) C++
5 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.63%) Go
6 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.32%) CISM
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) CLAS
5 1 (1.32%) HND
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) PMO
2 2 (2.63%) GDPR
3 1 (1.32%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) MiFID
3 1 (1.32%) MIL-STD-498
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Veritas File System
2 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
2 4 (5.26%) Ansible
3 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.63%) Mesos
5 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) SAP
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.58%) Google
5 2 (2.63%) Capita
5 2 (2.63%) EMC
5 2 (2.63%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.32%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) Brocade
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Progress
6 1 (1.32%) Veritas
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Workday
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