Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £528 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Programme Manager
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 205 195
Rank change year-on-year -22 -10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 157 189 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 1.13% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.20% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 131 124
South East median daily rate £528 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £414 £406 £385
90th Percentile £754 £838 £675
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £25.54
England median hourly rate £35.63 £54.00 £62.77
% change year-on-year -34.02% -13.97% +25.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15922 15769 18594
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.99% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9446 9385 10896
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £240 £226 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 645 783 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.35
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the South East

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in the South East

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in the South East

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in the South East

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Hampshire +29 60 £500 -9.09% 2
Thames Valley -40 51 £525 - 4
Berkshire +3 36 £513 +0.49%
Surrey -23 27 £638 -1.92% 1
Buckinghamshire -47 8 £500 -9.09% 2
Oxfordshire -2 7 £525 - 2
East Sussex +3 4 £554 +5.52% 1
West Sussex -5 3 £628 +9.13%
Kent -13 3 £675 -25.00%
Middlesex +9 1 - - 1
Home Counties -5 1 £650 -7.14%
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Programme Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 51 (32.48%) Programme Management
2 50 (31.85%) Project Management
3 46 (29.30%) Finance
4 43 (27.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (24.20%) PRINCE2
6 29 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (15.92%) Telecoms
8 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
8 18 (11.46%) GDPR
9 17 (10.83%) Programme Delivery
10 15 (9.55%) PMO
11 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
11 12 (7.64%) Waterfall
11 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (7.01%) Change Management
12 11 (7.01%) ERP
12 11 (7.01%) Microsoft
12 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (6.37%) Customer Engagement
13 10 (6.37%) Retail
13 10 (6.37%) PMI Certification
14 9 (5.73%) PMP
14 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (5.73%) Oracle
14 9 (5.73%) Change Control
14 9 (5.73%) QA
14 9 (5.73%) Collaborative Working
15 8 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
15 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Office

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (4.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.55%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Oracle Assets
1 5 (3.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (2.55%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (2.55%) WAN
2 2 (1.27%) DWDM
2 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.27%) SDH
2 2 (1.27%) VoIP
2 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.27%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) Skype
3 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) IDOL
2 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
General
1 46 (29.30%) Finance
2 25 (15.92%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.37%) Retail
4 8 (5.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Advertising
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.18%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.55%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.91%) PMI
5 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.27%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) IPTV
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) RIA
6 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.48%) Programme Management
2 50 (31.85%) Project Management
3 43 (27.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (24.20%) PRINCE2
5 29 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.83%) Programme Delivery
7 12 (7.64%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.01%) Change Management
8 11 (7.01%) ERP
9 10 (6.37%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (5.73%) Change Control
10 9 (5.73%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.10%) Migration
12 7 (4.46%) Line Management
13 6 (3.82%) B2B
13 6 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (3.82%) ITIL
13 6 (3.82%) Marketing Automation
13 6 (3.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.91%) C
2 1 (0.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (6.37%) PMI Certification
5 9 (5.73%) PMP
6 7 (4.46%) Degree
7 5 (3.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.27%) APMP
9 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.64%) CIPD
10 1 (0.64%) ISEB
10 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.46%) GDPR
2 15 (9.55%) PMO
3 9 (5.73%) QA
4 3 (1.91%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (7.01%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.73%) Oracle
3 6 (3.82%) SAP
3 6 (3.82%) Siebel
4 5 (3.18%) Motorola
4 5 (3.18%) Remedy
5 4 (2.55%) Amdocs
5 4 (2.55%) Ericsson
5 4 (2.55%) Nokia
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco
6 3 (1.91%) HP
6 3 (1.91%) Workday
7 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.27%) Trillium
8 1 (0.64%) Capita
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix
8 1 (0.64%) Pega
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.64%) Thunderhead