Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 143 146
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 62 85 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 1.24% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.32% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 61 59
North West median daily rate £600 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £490 £385 £433
90th Percentile £865 £725 £820
England median daily rate £600 £580 £575
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.63 £54.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year -34.02% +111.47% -48.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5417 6452 8088
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 94.40% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 4154 4835
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £570
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 233 402
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.60 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the North West

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in the North West

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in the North West

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in the North West

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester 0 29 £625 +19.05% 1
Cheshire +4 18 £595 +5.78% 1
Merseyside -2 4 £600 +24.35% 1
Lancashire +15 3 £494 +23.44%
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 29 (46.77%) Programme Management
3 20 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (24.19%) Banking
4 15 (24.19%) PRINCE2
5 14 (22.58%) ITIL
5 14 (22.58%) ERP
6 12 (19.35%) ITSM
7 11 (17.74%) Back Office
7 11 (17.74%) Unit4 Business World
8 10 (16.13%) Project Management
8 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.52%) Change Management
10 8 (12.90%) Local Government
11 7 (11.29%) Migration
12 6 (9.68%) Programme Delivery
13 5 (8.06%) SAP
13 5 (8.06%) Coaching
14 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
14 4 (6.45%) Oracle
14 4 (6.45%) PMI
14 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
14 4 (6.45%) Retail
15 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
15 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
15 3 (4.84%) PMP
15 3 (4.84%) QA
15 3 (4.84%) PgMP
15 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SMS
2 1 (1.61%) IMAP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Big Data
1 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
General
1 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Banking
3 11 (17.74%) Back Office
4 8 (12.90%) Local Government
5 4 (6.45%) Retail
6 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.23%) Electronics
7 2 (3.23%) Legal
7 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.23%) Marketing
8 1 (1.61%) Billing
8 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) PMI
2 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) FMCG
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Robotics
4 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Programme Management
2 20 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (24.19%) PRINCE2
4 14 (22.58%) ERP
4 14 (22.58%) ITIL
5 12 (19.35%) ITSM
6 10 (16.13%) Project Management
7 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.52%) Change Management
8 7 (11.29%) Migration
9 6 (9.68%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) Coaching
11 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
12 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
12 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (4.84%) Target Operating Model
12 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
13 2 (3.23%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.84%) PgMP
3 3 (4.84%) PMP
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) GCP
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) SAP
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.61%) Workday