The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 82 69 84
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 21 62 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.21% 2.41% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 2.54% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 22
Median daily rate £425 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.16% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £484 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £765 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £55.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1635 2443 2677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.51% 94.84% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1340 1473
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.39 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.71% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Scotland

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 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
Glasgow +8 11 £310 -38.00%
Edinburgh -22 10 £450 -25.00% 2
Programme Manager
UK

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 17 (56.67%) Programme Management
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) Project Management
4 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Migration
7 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) People Management
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Office 365
8 5 (16.67%) MS Project
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
9 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Change Control
9 4 (13.33%) Programme Governance
10 3 (10.00%) APMP
10 3 (10.00%) Analytics
10 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
10 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 3 (10.00%) SAP
11 2 (6.67%) Web Services
11 2 (6.67%) ITIL
11 2 (6.67%) MS Office
11 2 (6.67%) CRM
11 2 (6.67%) SharePoint

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Primavera
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Robotics
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Programme Management
2 13 (43.33%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.67%) People Management
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Change Control
8 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 4 (13.33%) Programme Governance
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.00%) Analytics
9 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
10 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) APMP
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) COREP
2 1 (3.33%) FINREP
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS
2 1 (3.33%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.33%) OpenText
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau
4 1 (3.33%) Talend