The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
England / South East
Rank 113 119 105
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 143 162 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.86% 1.78% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.19% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 134 114
Median daily rate £425 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £570 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +2.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -54.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £47.33 £55.00
% change year-on-year -8.09% -13.94%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6276 7405 7740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.57% 81.20% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3613 4574 4231
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 269 273
Median hourly rate £29.92 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.60% +28.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Programme Management
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 Management in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in the South East

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the South East

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the South East

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programme Management in the South East

Programme Management
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 Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hampshire +16 48 £440 +6.66% 9
Berkshire +16 34 £394 -1.56% 14
Buckinghamshire +3 23 £425 - 7
Surrey +8 18 £513 +13.88% 1
Kent +17 6 £510 +10.27% 1
Oxfordshire -11 4 £488 -2.50% 7
West Sussex -1 3 £575 +18.55% 2
East Sussex +5 1 £85 -83.80% 2
Middlesex +2 1 £450 -
Home Counties -4 1 £225 -52.63%
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 161 (58.55%) Finance
2 98 (35.64%) Telecoms
3 89 (32.36%) Project Management
4 85 (30.91%) Manufacturing
5 79 (28.73%) Marketing
6 75 (27.27%) SAP
7 70 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
8 69 (25.09%) PMO
9 67 (24.36%) Electronics
9 67 (24.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 67 (24.36%) Digital Marketing
10 66 (24.00%) Security Cleared
11 59 (21.45%) SC Cleared
12 49 (17.82%) PRINCE2
13 47 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (15.64%) Microsoft
15 38 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (13.45%) Change Management
17 34 (12.36%) MS Excel
18 32 (11.64%) MS Project
19 30 (10.91%) Degree
20 23 (8.36%) MS Office
21 22 (8.00%) Oracle
22 21 (7.64%) Linux
22 21 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
23 20 (7.27%) Migration
24 19 (6.91%) ITIL
24 19 (6.91%) SharePoint
24 19 (6.91%) Retail
25 18 (6.55%) SQL

Programme Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.27%) TPMS
3 5 (1.82%) Apache
3 5 (1.82%) MS Project Server
3 5 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.45%) IIS
4 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.36%) CICS
5 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.64%) MS Project
3 23 (8.36%) MS Office
4 16 (5.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (4.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 67 (24.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.45%) Primavera
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.73%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.73%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Maximo
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP cProjects
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.36%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.27%) Office 365
2 3 (1.09%) IaaS
2 3 (1.09%) PaaS
2 3 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.73%) Boomi
3 2 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (0.73%) iPaaS
3 2 (0.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.73%) SoftLayer
3 2 (0.73%) Yammer
4 1 (0.36%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.64%) Internet
2 7 (2.55%) LAN
3 6 (2.18%) DNS
3 6 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.45%) HTTP
4 4 (1.45%) WAN
4 4 (1.45%) Wireless
4 4 (1.45%) WLAN
5 3 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.09%) DHCP
5 3 (1.09%) Firewall
5 3 (1.09%) FTP
5 3 (1.09%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.09%) NAS
6 2 (0.73%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.73%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.73%) Skype
6 2 (0.73%) SSH
6 2 (0.73%) SSL
6 2 (0.73%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database
1 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.18%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (1.09%) MySQL
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.73%) Big Data
7 2 (0.73%) DB2
7 2 (0.73%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.73%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (1.82%) Selenium
3 4 (1.45%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.09%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.73%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.73%) JIRA
5 2 (0.73%) Subversion
5 2 (0.73%) Toad
6 1 (0.36%) Ant
6 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) JUnit
6 1 (0.36%) MSI
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.36%) TestNG
6 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 161 (58.55%) Finance
2 98 (35.64%) Telecoms
3 85 (30.91%) Manufacturing
4 79 (28.73%) Marketing
5 67 (24.36%) Electronics
6 19 (6.91%) Retail
7 14 (5.09%) Banking
8 11 (4.00%) Military
9 7 (2.55%) Spanish Language
10 6 (2.18%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (1.09%) Legal
12 2 (0.73%) Billing
13 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.36%) French Language
13 1 (0.36%) German Language
13 1 (0.36%) Local Government
13 1 (0.36%) Publishing
13 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (13.82%) Project Manager
2 37 (13.45%) Programme Manager
3 32 (11.64%) Analyst
4 15 (5.45%) Administrator
5 14 (5.09%) Architect
5 14 (5.09%) Developer
6 12 (4.36%) IT Manager
7 11 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 10 (3.64%) PMO Analyst
9 9 (3.27%) Coordinator
9 9 (3.27%) Project Administrator
10 8 (2.91%) Performance Manager
10 8 (2.91%) Quality Manager
10 8 (2.91%) Transformation Manager
11 7 (2.55%) Business Manager
11 7 (2.55%) ERP Manager
11 7 (2.55%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (2.55%) Marketing Manager
11 7 (2.55%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.27%) CSS
1 9 (3.27%) Middleware
1 9 (3.27%) Web Services
2 8 (2.91%) HTML
3 5 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (1.45%) .NET
4 4 (1.45%) Ajax
4 4 (1.45%) LAMP
5 3 (1.09%) jQuery
5 3 (1.09%) XML
6 2 (0.73%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.73%) RESTful
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.36%) Kafka
7 1 (0.36%) OpenID
7 1 (0.36%) React
7 1 (0.36%) REST
7 1 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.27%) NHS
4 7 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.18%) PMI
6 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) Life Science
7 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.36%) CESG
8 1 (0.36%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.36%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.36%) IVR
8 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.64%) Linux
2 15 (5.45%) Windows
3 7 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.82%) Solaris
5 4 (1.45%) Unix
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.36%) Project Management
2 70 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (24.36%) Digital Marketing
4 49 (17.82%) PRINCE2
5 47 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (13.45%) Change Management
8 20 (7.27%) Migration
9 19 (6.91%) ITIL
10 18 (6.55%) Change Control
11 17 (6.18%) Business Analysis
11 17 (6.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (6.18%) DevOps
12 16 (5.82%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.82%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.82%) Portfolio Management
12 16 (5.82%) Risk Management
13 15 (5.45%) Coaching
13 15 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (4.36%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.55%) SQL
2 16 (5.82%) C
3 11 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.27%) Java
5 6 (2.18%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.18%) PHP
5 6 (2.18%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.18%) Python
6 5 (1.82%) C#
6 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.45%) F#
7 4 (1.45%) Perl
8 3 (1.09%) VB
9 2 (0.73%) Ada
9 2 (0.73%) Ada 83
9 2 (0.73%) Ada 95
9 2 (0.73%) Ruby
9 2 (0.73%) VBScript
10 1 (0.36%) ES6
Qualifications
1 66 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (21.45%) SC Cleared
3 30 (10.91%) Degree
4 18 (6.55%) PMI Certification
5 12 (4.36%) PMP
6 10 (3.64%) APMP
7 6 (2.18%) MBA
8 5 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.09%) CCNA
10 3 (1.09%) CISSP
10 3 (1.09%) MCTS
10 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.09%) PgMP
10 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.73%) CISM
11 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.73%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (25.09%) PMO
2 8 (2.91%) P3O
3 6 (2.18%) QA
4 4 (1.45%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.09%) SLA
6 2 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.73%) GAAP
6 2 (0.73%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.73%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.36%) EFQM
7 1 (0.36%) GDPR
7 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.36%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.45%) vSphere
4 3 (1.09%) Docker
4 3 (1.09%) NFS
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.09%) Samba
4 3 (1.09%) vCloud
4 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.73%) Squid
5 2 (0.73%) XenServer
6 1 (0.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.36%) Xen
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.82%) Ansible
2 3 (1.09%) Puppet
2 3 (1.09%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.73%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (27.27%) SAP
2 43 (15.64%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.00%) Oracle
4 16 (5.82%) HP
4 16 (5.82%) VMware
5 11 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.27%) IBM
7 6 (2.18%) Google
8 5 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.82%) Cisco
9 4 (1.45%) Citrix
9 4 (1.45%) Remedy
10 3 (1.09%) Ariba
10 3 (1.09%) Avaya
10 3 (1.09%) Concur
10 3 (1.09%) Dell
10 3 (1.09%) Jaspersoft
10 3 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.73%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.73%) Workday
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