Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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.

Programme Management (Program Management)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 125 109
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16 -12
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 355 322 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.11% 1.93% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.34% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 228 264
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% -1.63%
10th Percentile £260 £306 £280
90th Percentile £615 £675 £613
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 9
South East median hourly rate £29.10 £48.73 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.29% +8.29% -18.18%
10th Percentile £25.69 £39.96 £24.14
90th Percentile £46.30 £56.14 £60.80
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +12.66%

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 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -4 165 £475 +11.76% 14
Berkshire -5 101 £485 +14.79% 9
Hampshire -7 68 £475 +12.63% 3
Surrey +21 61 £457 -10.83% 11
Buckinghamshire -13 47 £473 +6.48% 3
Oxfordshire +10 17 £438 +65.09% 2
West Sussex -3 13 £493 +2.34% 1
East Sussex +4 8 £345 -16.46% 1
Kent -9 5 £488 +118.86%
Middlesex +6 4 £383 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 176 (49.58%) Finance
2 126 (35.49%) Telecoms
3 106 (29.86%) Project Management
4 101 (28.45%) Business Intelligence
5 100 (28.17%) Marketing
6 99 (27.89%) SAP
7 97 (27.32%) Manufacturing
8 91 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (25.07%) Electronics
9 89 (25.07%) Digital Marketing
10 78 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 72 (20.28%) PRINCE2
12 62 (17.46%) PMO
13 52 (14.65%) Security Cleared
14 47 (13.24%) Microsoft
15 37 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
16 34 (9.58%) PMI Certification
17 31 (8.73%) SC Cleared
18 29 (8.17%) PMP
19 28 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
20 27 (7.61%) XML
21 26 (7.32%) Change Management
21 26 (7.32%) JSON
21 26 (7.32%) Maven
21 26 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
22 25 (7.04%) WireMock
22 25 (7.04%) API Design
22 25 (7.04%) Swagger
22 25 (7.04%) JSON Schema
22 25 (7.04%) XPath

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 17 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.13%) MS Project Server
2 4 (1.13%) Mule
3 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.56%) Confluence
3 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (6.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (6.20%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Simulink
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Primavera
2 3 (0.85%) Lawson
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.85%) TrackWise
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Maximo
3 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.56%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Slack
4 1 (0.28%) Trello
4 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) Firewall
2 8 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (2.25%) DAB
2 8 (2.25%) NX-OS
3 7 (1.97%) WAN
4 5 (1.41%) LAN
4 5 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.41%) VoIP
5 4 (1.13%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.85%) HTTP
6 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.56%) DNS
7 2 (0.56%) DWDM
7 2 (0.56%) Internet
7 2 (0.56%) SDH
7 2 (0.56%) Skype
7 2 (0.56%) VPN
7 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.56%) Apache Hive
2 2 (0.56%) Big Data
2 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.56%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.56%) Sqoop
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.28%) DataStage
3 1 (0.28%) DB2
3 1 (0.28%) DTS
3 1 (0.28%) Informix
3 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.28%) Power BI
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (7.32%) Maven
2 6 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.41%) JIRA
4 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.56%) Subversion
7 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.28%) git-flow
7 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.28%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 176 (49.58%) Finance
2 126 (35.49%) Telecoms
3 100 (28.17%) Marketing
4 97 (27.32%) Manufacturing
5 89 (25.07%) Electronics
6 14 (3.94%) Retail
7 12 (3.38%) Banking
7 12 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.82%) Publishing
9 7 (1.97%) Legal
10 6 (1.69%) Back Office
11 5 (1.41%) Billing
12 4 (1.13%) Military
13 3 (0.85%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.56%) Advertising
14 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.56%) Automotive
14 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.56%) Games
15 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (19.44%) Project Manager
2 50 (14.08%) Programme Manager
3 41 (11.55%) Analyst
4 29 (8.17%) Consultant
5 25 (7.04%) XML Consultant
5 25 (7.04%) XML Specialist
6 24 (6.76%) Architect
7 16 (4.51%) PMO Analyst
8 15 (4.23%) Coordinator
8 15 (4.23%) IT Manager
9 14 (3.94%) Project Coordinator
10 13 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (3.10%) PMO Manager
11 11 (3.10%) Programme Director
12 10 (2.82%) Administrator
12 10 (2.82%) Business Analyst
12 10 (2.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.82%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.61%) XML
2 26 (7.32%) JSON
3 25 (7.04%) JSON Schema
3 25 (7.04%) Swagger
3 25 (7.04%) WireMock
3 25 (7.04%) XSLT
4 8 (2.25%) SOAP
5 7 (1.97%) REST
6 6 (1.69%) .NET
7 5 (1.41%) Apache Camel
8 4 (1.13%) Java EE
8 4 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.13%) Spring
8 4 (1.13%) Spring MVC
8 4 (1.13%) Web Services
9 2 (0.56%) OpenGL
9 2 (0.56%) RESTful
10 1 (0.28%) CSS
10 1 (0.28%) HTML
10 1 (0.28%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.38%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.82%) PMI
5 8 (2.25%) NHS
6 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.41%) Life Science
7 5 (1.41%) LIMS
7 5 (1.41%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.13%) Social Media
9 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) CESG
10 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.56%) IPTV
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing Technology
11 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.28%) Handset
11 1 (0.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.79%) Windows
2 3 (0.85%) Linux
2 3 (0.85%) Unix
2 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
2 3 (0.85%) Windows Server
2 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.56%) VxWorks
3 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.28%) AIX
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Debian
4 1 (0.28%) Fedora
4 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (29.86%) Project Management
2 101 (28.45%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (25.07%) Digital Marketing
5 78 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (20.28%) PRINCE2
7 28 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
8 26 (7.32%) Change Management
9 25 (7.04%) API Design
9 25 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 21 (5.92%) Risk Management
11 21 (5.92%) Waterfall
12 20 (5.63%) Scrum
13 18 (5.07%) Business Transformation
13 18 (5.07%) Programme Delivery
14 16 (4.51%) ERP
15 15 (4.23%) Change Control
15 15 (4.23%) Six Sigma
15 15 (4.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.04%) XPath
2 21 (5.92%) SQL
3 6 (1.69%) C
4 5 (1.41%) Java
4 5 (1.41%) Python
5 4 (1.13%) VB
5 4 (1.13%) VBScript
6 3 (0.85%) C#
7 2 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) Groovy
8 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.28%) Scala
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.58%) PMI Certification
3 31 (8.73%) SC Cleared
4 29 (8.17%) PMP
5 23 (6.48%) Degree
6 21 (5.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (2.25%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.13%) CISM
9 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.85%) ACCA
10 3 (0.85%) APMP
10 3 (0.85%) CIMA
10 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.85%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.56%) MBA
11 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (17.46%) PMO
2 17 (4.79%) QA
3 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.69%) GDPR
4 5 (1.41%) GxP
5 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.85%) P3O
5 3 (0.85%) SLA
6 2 (0.56%) GMP
6 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.28%) GAAP
7 1 (0.28%) IFRS
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.28%) MIL-STD-1553
7 1 (0.28%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) HDFS
4 1 (0.28%) Docker
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
2 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Salt
2 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 99 (27.89%) SAP
2 47 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.35%) Citrix
4 13 (3.66%) Cisco
4 13 (3.66%) Motorola
5 10 (2.82%) Juniper
5 10 (2.82%) Oracle
6 8 (2.25%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.25%) VMware
7 6 (1.69%) HP
7 6 (1.69%) Workday
8 5 (1.41%) IBM
8 5 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.13%) LabWare
10 2 (0.56%) Adobe
10 2 (0.56%) Birst
10 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.28%) Ariba
11 1 (0.28%) Genesys
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat