Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 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
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 198 124
Rank change year-on-year +42 -74 -3
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 192 215 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.48% 1.27% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.46% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 130 211
South East median daily rate £413 £489 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.60% +2.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £142 £227 £255
90th Percentile £638 £689 £625
England median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 12
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £48.23 £29.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +65.77% -39.12%
10th Percentile £21.73 £25.18 £25.20
90th Percentile £60.13 £63.17 £44.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -15.91% +4.45%

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 11,046 14,696 14,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.43% 87.12% 84.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,536 8,831 8,500
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £263
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 487 466
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -3.01%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.78 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.70 £22.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year +7.73% -8.81% +7.22%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +18 74 £363 -26.02% 6
Berkshire +10 60 £360 -24.21% 3
Hampshire +33 52 £475 +9.20% 10
Surrey +37 36 £525 -4.55% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £505 -3.81% 2
East Sussex +16 10 £130 -52.73%
West Sussex +22 9 £400 +14.29% 2
Kent +11 5 £416 -42.59%
Oxfordshire +22 3 £250 -49.49% 1
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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.

1 112 (58.33%) Finance
2 101 (52.60%) Telecoms
3 72 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 72 (37.50%) SAP
3 72 (37.50%) Marketing
4 71 (36.98%) Public Sector
5 70 (36.46%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (35.94%) Digital Marketing
7 68 (35.42%) Electronics
8 66 (34.38%) Project Management
9 50 (26.04%) PRINCE2
10 45 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (15.63%) Security Cleared
13 27 (14.06%) PMI Certification
14 26 (13.54%) Windows
14 26 (13.54%) Project Delivery
14 26 (13.54%) PMO
15 25 (13.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 24 (12.50%) Change Control
16 24 (12.50%) Risk Management
16 24 (12.50%) Management Information System
17 22 (11.46%) Windows 10
18 21 (10.94%) Configuration Management
19 19 (9.90%) PMI
19 19 (9.90%) SC Cleared
19 19 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (8.85%) Critical Success Factor
20 17 (8.85%) NHS
21 15 (7.81%) Migration

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 (6.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.56%) Apache
2 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 12 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.52%) Simulink
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.04%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.04%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.04%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.04%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.52%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.52%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) AWS
1 4 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.56%) Smartsheet
3 2 (1.04%) Azure
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.04%) Yammer
4 1 (0.52%) G Suite
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.73%) 3G
1 11 (5.73%) 4G
1 11 (5.73%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (5.21%) 2G
3 9 (4.69%) 5G
4 8 (4.17%) DNS
5 6 (3.13%) Firewall
6 5 (2.60%) 2.5G
7 4 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.04%) LAN
8 2 (1.04%) Skype
8 2 (1.04%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.04%) WAN
8 2 (1.04%) Wireless
9 1 (0.52%) DHCP
9 1 (0.52%) IKE
9 1 (0.52%) IPsec
9 1 (0.52%) VoIP
9 1 (0.52%) VPN
9 1 (0.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (1.04%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) EDMS
3 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MagicDraw
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.52%) LSMW
2 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 112 (58.33%) Finance
2 101 (52.60%) Telecoms
3 72 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 72 (37.50%) Marketing
4 71 (36.98%) Public Sector
5 68 (35.42%) Electronics
6 8 (4.17%) Retail
7 7 (3.65%) Legal
8 5 (2.60%) Military
9 3 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.04%) Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Local Government
11 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.52%) Avionics
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (28.65%) Project Manager
2 28 (14.58%) Programme Manager
3 19 (9.90%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (7.81%) Desktop Support
5 14 (7.29%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.77%) Analyst
6 13 (6.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (6.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 13 (6.77%) Windows Support Engineer
7 12 (6.25%) Developer
8 9 (4.69%) IT Manager
8 9 (4.69%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.65%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.65%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.13%) Governance Manager
10 6 (3.13%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.60%) Project Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.60%) HTML
2 3 (1.56%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.56%) XSLT
3 2 (1.04%) Ajax
3 2 (1.04%) CSS
3 2 (1.04%) CSS3
3 2 (1.04%) Django
3 2 (1.04%) HTML5
3 2 (1.04%) jQuery
3 2 (1.04%) REST
3 2 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.52%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) Java EE
4 1 (0.52%) JPA
4 1 (0.52%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) Node.js
4 1 (0.52%) OAuth
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.90%) PMI
3 17 (8.85%) NHS
4 12 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.56%) Derivative
6 3 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.56%) Life Science
7 2 (1.04%) CCTV
7 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.04%) Social Media
7 2 (1.04%) Tandem
7 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.04%) W3C
8 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.52%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.54%) Windows
2 22 (11.46%) Windows 10
3 9 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.65%) Linux
5 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Android
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) pSOS
8 1 (0.52%) VMS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.46%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (35.94%) Digital Marketing
3 66 (34.38%) Project Management
4 50 (26.04%) PRINCE2
5 45 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (13.54%) Project Delivery
8 24 (12.50%) Change Control
8 24 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 21 (10.94%) Configuration Management
10 19 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (8.85%) Critical Success Factor
12 15 (7.81%) Migration
13 13 (6.77%) Matrix Management
14 11 (5.73%) Change Management
14 11 (5.73%) Waterfall
15 9 (4.69%) Analytics
15 9 (4.69%) Data Science
15 9 (4.69%) Project Planning
15 9 (4.69%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.17%) SQL
3 7 (3.65%) Python
4 5 (2.60%) C
4 5 (2.60%) Java
5 3 (1.56%) C++
5 3 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.52%) ABAP
6 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.52%) C#
6 1 (0.52%) Go
6 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.06%) PMI Certification
3 25 (13.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (9.90%) SC Cleared
5 11 (5.73%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.69%) Degree
7 8 (4.17%) PMP
8 5 (2.60%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (1.04%) CCA
9 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.04%) HNC
10 1 (0.52%) APMP
10 1 (0.52%) ISACA
10 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.52%) MCP
10 1 (0.52%) PhD
10 1 (0.52%) SAFe Agilist
10 1 (0.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.54%) PMO
2 8 (4.17%) QA
3 3 (1.56%) P3O
4 2 (1.04%) GxP
5 1 (0.52%) COBIT
5 1 (0.52%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.52%) NCSC
5 1 (0.52%) NIST
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.04%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.04%) Docker
3 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.04%) XenApp
3 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.52%) HDFS
4 1 (0.52%) vCloud
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) SCCM
2 2 (1.04%) WSUS
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 72 (37.50%) SAP
2 14 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.65%) Oracle
4 5 (2.60%) Cisco
4 5 (2.60%) VMware
5 3 (1.56%) Workday
6 2 (1.04%) Charles River
6 2 (1.04%) Citrix
6 2 (1.04%) NEC
6 2 (1.04%) Remedy
6 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.04%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.04%) Sparx
6 2 (1.04%) Sun
7 1 (0.52%) Ariba
7 1 (0.52%) EMC
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Juniper
7 1 (0.52%) Symantec