Period
to 12 November 2018

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 6 months to 12 November 2018 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.

Programme Management (Program Management)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 110 120
Rank change year-on-year -83 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 212 356 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 2.14% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.55% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 233 227
South East median daily rate £490 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £150 £263 £304
90th Percentile £688 £600 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £461
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.40% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 11
South East median hourly rate £48.23 £29.10 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.77% -41.17% +2.55%
10th Percentile £25.24 £25.69 £45.30
90th Percentile £63.45 £46.30 £56.41
England median hourly rate £39.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.67% +5.88% -5.03%

Programme Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,209 13,971 14,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.14% 84.16% 83.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,586 8,345 8,479
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 472 578
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.56% -5.76% +0.53%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £53.63 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £22.84
% change year-on-year -5.66% +2.12% +3.80%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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 6 months to 12 November 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
Thames Valley -49 85 £490 +3.16% 14
Berkshire -42 60 £475 -2.06% 9
Surrey -33 45 £550 +22.22% 5
Hampshire -51 41 £420 -13.40% 10
Oxfordshire +13 14 £490 +12.00% 4
East Sussex 0 13 £198 -37.30% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 11 £519 +10.37% 1
West Sussex -13 8 £350 -28.93% 2
Kent +8 7 £725 +48.72% 1
Middlesex +9 3 - -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 98 (46.23%) Finance
2 72 (33.96%) Project Management
3 58 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (25.47%) Telecoms
5 53 (25.00%) PMO
6 51 (24.06%) Manufacturing
7 47 (22.17%) SAP
8 44 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 37 (17.45%) Marketing
10 33 (15.57%) PRINCE2
11 30 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
11 30 (14.15%) Electronics
12 28 (13.21%) Digital Marketing
13 27 (12.74%) Microsoft
13 27 (12.74%) Microsoft Excel
14 24 (11.32%) Retail
15 23 (10.85%) E-Commerce
15 23 (10.85%) Windows
16 22 (10.38%) Microsoft Project
17 20 (9.43%) Degree
17 20 (9.43%) Decision-Making
18 19 (8.96%) Waterfall
19 18 (8.49%) Change Control
19 18 (8.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Office
20 16 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (7.55%) NHS
20 16 (7.55%) Migration
21 15 (7.08%) Change Management
22 14 (6.60%) Service Management

Programme Management
Co-occurring 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 13 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.83%) Mule
2 6 (2.83%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
4 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (12.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (10.38%) Microsoft Project
3 18 (8.49%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (8.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (6.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.94%) Simulink
7 1 (0.47%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.94%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.47%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.47%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.47%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.25%) Internet
2 3 (1.42%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.94%) DHCP
3 2 (0.94%) DNS
3 2 (0.94%) SNMP
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) NAS
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) Skype
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.94%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.47%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.47%) Lumira
3 1 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.25%) JIRA
2 4 (1.89%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.94%) CMake
4 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.47%) Grunt
5 1 (0.47%) gulp
5 1 (0.47%) Mocha
5 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (46.23%) Finance
2 54 (25.47%) Telecoms
3 51 (24.06%) Manufacturing
4 37 (17.45%) Marketing
5 30 (14.15%) Electronics
6 24 (11.32%) Retail
7 8 (3.77%) Banking
8 4 (1.89%) Automotive
8 4 (1.89%) Publishing
9 3 (1.42%) Back Office
9 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.94%) Legal
11 1 (0.47%) Avionics
11 1 (0.47%) Billing
11 1 (0.47%) Games
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
11 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 47 (22.17%) Project Manager
2 35 (16.51%) Programme Manager
3 30 (14.15%) Analyst
4 17 (8.02%) PMO Analyst
4 17 (8.02%) Senior Manager
5 12 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
6 11 (5.19%) Desktop Support
6 11 (5.19%) IT Manager
7 9 (4.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (4.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (4.25%) Developer
7 9 (4.25%) PMO Manager
7 9 (4.25%) Senior Programme Manager
7 9 (4.25%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) Architect
8 8 (3.77%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.30%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (2.83%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.83%) Apache Camel
1 6 (2.83%) Middleware
1 6 (2.83%) RESTful
1 6 (2.83%) SOAP
1 6 (2.83%) Web Services
2 2 (0.94%) .NET
2 2 (0.94%) Kafka
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) EDI
3 1 (0.47%) JSON
3 1 (0.47%) OAuth
3 1 (0.47%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.47%) React
3 1 (0.47%) REST
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.47%) scikit-learn
3 1 (0.47%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (7.55%) NHS
2 7 (3.30%) CMDB
3 6 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.83%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.36%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.36%) Taxonomies
4 5 (2.36%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.89%) User Experience
6 3 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.42%) PMI
7 2 (0.94%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) CESG
8 1 (0.47%) EPoS
8 1 (0.47%) Life Science
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.85%) Windows
2 6 (2.83%) Linux
2 6 (2.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.42%) Android
4 3 (1.42%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.94%) Solaris
5 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.96%) Project Management
2 58 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (15.57%) PRINCE2
5 30 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (13.21%) Digital Marketing
7 23 (10.85%) E-Commerce
8 20 (9.43%) Decision-Making
9 19 (8.96%) Waterfall
10 18 (8.49%) Change Control
11 16 (7.55%) Migration
12 15 (7.08%) Change Management
13 14 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (6.60%) Service Management
14 13 (6.13%) ITIL
14 13 (6.13%) Project Planning
15 11 (5.19%) Dependency Management
15 11 (5.19%) SDLC
16 10 (4.72%) Risk Management
16 10 (4.72%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.25%) Java
2 8 (3.77%) C
3 6 (2.83%) Java 8
3 6 (2.83%) Java 9
4 5 (2.36%) C++
5 3 (1.42%) C#
5 3 (1.42%) SQL
6 2 (0.94%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.94%) Python
7 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.43%) Degree
2 6 (2.83%) MCDST
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.36%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.42%) PMP
4 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.94%) PgMP
5 2 (0.94%) PhD
5 2 (0.94%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.47%) APMG
6 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) CRISC
6 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (25.00%) PMO
2 14 (6.60%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.42%) P3O
4 2 (0.94%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.94%) SLA
5 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.94%) Docker
3 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.83%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.94%) Ansible
3 2 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.94%) PowerCLI
3 2 (0.94%) SCCM
3 2 (0.94%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (22.17%) SAP
2 27 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.72%) Oracle
4 6 (2.83%) HP
4 6 (2.83%) WSO2
5 5 (2.36%) VMware
5 5 (2.36%) Workday
6 4 (1.89%) Planview
7 2 (0.94%) Ariba
7 2 (0.94%) Citrix
7 2 (0.94%) Dell
7 2 (0.94%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (0.94%) EMC
7 2 (0.94%) Juniper
7 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.47%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee
8 1 (0.47%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.47%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.47%) Talend