The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 54 59
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 3 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 1.67% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.08% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £450 £285 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -28.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £213 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £706 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +10.58% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 505 480 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 81.98% 80.13% 80.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1426 1591
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £305 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 40
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.63 £40.75 £47.50
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 Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Oxfordshire

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Management in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Oxfordshire

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 22301
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MOF
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Go
5 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) MOF
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Go
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 22301
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint