Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 152 155
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 50 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.94% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.68% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 26
Scotland median daily rate £463 £503 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.96% -3.13% -5.68%
10th Percentile £259 £384 £388
90th Percentile £550 £758 £725
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £44.07 £55.00
% change year-on-year -20.57% -19.88% -3.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,053 4,592 4,487
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.51% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,706 2,590 2,617
Scotland median daily rate £400 £383 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +6.25% -0.41%
10th Percentile £224 £227 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 142 121
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +14.47% -5.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.71 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% +3.89% -

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Scotland

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Scotland

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Scotland

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh +1 31 £515 +2.49% 1
Glasgow -5 14 £450 -
Dundee - 2 £268 -
Stirling - 1 - -
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 1
Programme Manager
UK

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 18 (36.00%) Programme Management
2 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (32.00%) Finance
4 9 (18.00%) Banking
5 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (14.00%) Change Management
7 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.00%) Coaching
10 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.00%) Time Management
10 3 (6.00%) QA
11 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
11 2 (4.00%) Marketing
11 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
11 2 (4.00%) Investment Management
11 2 (4.00%) APMP
11 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.00%) Process Improvement
11 2 (4.00%) Office 365

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.00%) e-Health
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Project Management
2 18 (36.00%) Programme Management
2 18 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (14.00%) Change Management
5 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.00%) Coaching
7 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.00%) Time Management
8 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.00%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.00%) Due Diligence
8 2 (4.00%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) APMP
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.00%) PMP
2 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Mitel
2 2 (4.00%) Workday
3 1 (2.00%) Pega
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter