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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
UK / Scotland
Rank 75 86 75
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 32 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.84% 1.70% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.04% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 31
Median daily rate £400 £375 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -13.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £210 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 £45.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.93% +41.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £47.33 £51.57
% change year-on-year -8.09% -8.22%  

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 1458 2158 2332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.94% 83.35% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1209 1285
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +24.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 23 £438 +0.57% 1
Glasgow 0 8 £375 +50.00% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Programme Management
UK

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (33.93%) Manufacturing
4 15 (26.79%) PRINCE2
4 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
6 9 (16.07%) SAP
7 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.29%) Migration
7 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (12.50%) SQL
8 7 (12.50%) MS Project
8 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 6 (10.71%) Degree
9 6 (10.71%) Banking
10 5 (8.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (8.93%) Marketing
10 5 (8.93%) Electronics
10 5 (8.93%) Oracle
10 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.93%) PMO
10 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
11 4 (7.14%) APMP
11 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (7.14%) QA
11 4 (7.14%) Analytics

Programme Management
Top Related 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 7 (12.50%) MS Project
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.14%) MS Office
4 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.57%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.57%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.57%) MaxDB
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.57%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) QlikView
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.57%) NWDI
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 19 (33.93%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.71%) Banking
5 5 (8.93%) Electronics
5 5 (8.93%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
6 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
6 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Programme Manager
2 14 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.36%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Finance Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Java Analyst Developer
6 2 (3.57%) SAS Business Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum Master
6 2 (3.57%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.57%) Senior PMO
6 2 (3.57%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.57%) WSDL
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.57%) FMCG
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.79%) CESG
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Robotics
4 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Project Management
2 15 (26.79%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (26.79%) PRINCE2
2 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (7.14%) Analytics
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.36%) Information Security
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL
9 3 (5.36%) MODAF
9 3 (5.36%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) C
3 2 (3.57%) JCL
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) APMP
3 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.36%) PMP
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PMO
2 4 (7.14%) QA
3 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.79%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) SAP
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Sun
4 2 (3.57%) Sybase
5 1 (1.79%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.79%) OpenText
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Talend
5 1 (1.79%) Twitter