The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 90 105
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 24 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.10% 2.14% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.51% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 45 16
Median daily rate £450 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.23% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.51 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.02% +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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Programme Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Scotland

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Scotland

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Scotland

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Scotland

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Edinburgh +9 16 £348 -13.12% 3
Glasgow +6 7 £475 +115.90% 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Programme Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) Project Management
3 18 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 14 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (17.86%) Manufacturing
6 10 (17.86%) Banking
7 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.29%) SAP
8 8 (14.29%) Change Management
9 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.50%) Degree
9 7 (12.50%) Migration
10 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (10.71%) SQL
10 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
10 6 (10.71%) ITIL
10 6 (10.71%) Planning and Forecasting
11 5 (8.93%) Service Management
11 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
11 5 (8.93%) Process Management
11 5 (8.93%) ITSM
11 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
11 5 (8.93%) Electronics
11 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
11 5 (8.93%) QA
11 5 (8.93%) Release Management

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (5.36%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP MII
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) MaxDB
2 1 (1.79%) QlikView
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Grunt
1 2 (3.57%) gulp
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.79%) NWDI
2 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
2 10 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.93%) Electronics
3 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) German Language
4 2 (3.57%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Programme Manager
1 17 (30.36%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Operations Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Administrator
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Operations Project Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (5.36%) User Researcher
5 2 (3.57%) Finance Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Migration Manager
5 2 (3.57%) SAS Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) SAS Business Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Service Operations Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Transformation Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.57%) CSS3
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 2 (3.57%) jQuery
3 2 (3.57%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) React
3 2 (3.57%) Redux
3 2 (3.57%) Sass
3 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
4 1 (1.79%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.79%) WSDL
4 1 (1.79%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.79%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Project Management
2 18 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.29%) Change Management
6 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) Migration
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 6 (10.71%) Planning and Forecasting
7 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.93%) ITSM
8 5 (8.93%) PRINCE
8 5 (8.93%) Process Management
8 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
8 5 (8.93%) Release Management
8 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.93%) Service Management
9 4 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) ECMAScript
4 2 (3.57%) JCL
4 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) APMP
3 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.14%) PMO
3 2 (3.57%) IFRS
3 2 (3.57%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.79%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) SAP
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) IFS
4 2 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (1.79%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.79%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) OpenText
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Talend
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter
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