The median contractor rate for a Programme Director was £1,038 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Director
England / South East
Rank 235 262 260
Rank change year-on-year +27 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.076% 0.065% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.069% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £1,038 £500 £1,100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.50% -54.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £900 £700 £900
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7384 8741 9195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.02% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4172 5330 4925
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 376 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Programme Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Programme Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Director in the South East

Programme Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Director in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Director in the South East

Programme Director
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Director within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire - 2 £925 -
Hampshire +8 1 £920 +84.00%
Programme Director
England

Programme Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Programme Director 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 South East region featuring Programme Director in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) PMO
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Office 365
6 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
6 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (7.69%) Presales
6 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.69%) PMP
6 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.69%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.69%) Internet

Programme Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP