The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 181 157
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 93 88 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 0.98% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.03% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 65
Median daily rate £563 £600 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £401 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £838 £925 £687
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £540 £525
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £54.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year -31.44% -5.26%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7309 8525 8846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.59% 94.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15228 19064 18935
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1321 1745
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +19 34 £525 -22.22% 1
Berkshire +22 22 £500 -2.43% 2
Surrey +4 11 £720 +15.20% 2
Oxfordshire -5 6 £568 -12.69%
Buckinghamshire -21 4 £525 -22.22% 1
Kent -1 3 £425 -52.77% 1
East Sussex +3 2 £850 +21.42% 2
West Sussex +13 1 £750 +15.38%
Middlesex +12 1 - - 1
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 52 (29.05%) Finance
2 49 (27.37%) Programme Management
3 36 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (18.99%) PRINCE2
5 33 (18.44%) Project Management
6 31 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (16.20%) Telecoms
7 29 (16.20%) Change Management
8 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
8 22 (12.29%) PMO
9 19 (10.61%) Marketing
10 13 (7.26%) ERP
10 13 (7.26%) SAP
11 12 (6.70%) ITIL
11 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
11 12 (6.70%) Degree
11 12 (6.70%) SC Cleared
11 12 (6.70%) Waterfall
11 12 (6.70%) GDPR
12 11 (6.15%) Matrix Organization
12 11 (6.15%) Performance Management
13 10 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (5.59%) PMI Certification
13 10 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Project
13 10 (5.59%) Migration
13 10 (5.59%) Asset Management
13 10 (5.59%) Programme Delivery
14 9 (5.03%) Oracle
14 9 (5.03%) Change Control

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 5 (2.79%) Documentum
2 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Maximo
2 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.56%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.35%) Office 365
2 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.56%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) Unified Communications
2 3 (1.68%) MVNO
3 2 (1.12%) Wireless
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) LTE
4 1 (0.56%) PPP
4 1 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.56%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) TestDirector
General
1 52 (29.05%) Finance
2 29 (16.20%) Telecoms
3 19 (10.61%) Marketing
4 8 (4.47%) Retail
5 4 (2.23%) Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Local Government
5 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.23%) Military
6 3 (1.68%) Electronics
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.47%) Management Information System
1 8 (4.47%) Smart Meter
2 6 (3.35%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.35%) PMI
3 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.79%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.23%) NHS
5 3 (1.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.56%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.35%) Windows
2 3 (1.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.37%) Programme Management
2 36 (20.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (18.99%) PRINCE2
4 33 (18.44%) Project Management
5 31 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (16.20%) Change Management
7 13 (7.26%) ERP
8 12 (6.70%) ITIL
8 12 (6.70%) Waterfall
9 11 (6.15%) Matrix Organization
9 11 (6.15%) Performance Management
10 10 (5.59%) Asset Management
10 10 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.59%) Migration
10 10 (5.59%) Programme Delivery
11 9 (5.03%) Change Control
11 9 (5.03%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (3.91%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.91%) System Integration Testing
13 6 (3.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.23%) SQL
2 3 (1.68%) C
2 3 (1.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.70%) Degree
2 12 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (5.59%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.91%) PMP
5 5 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.23%) CFA
6 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.68%) APMP
8 2 (1.12%) PgMP
9 1 (0.56%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.29%) PMO
2 12 (6.70%) GDPR
3 3 (1.68%) GAAP
4 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.12%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) IFRS
5 1 (0.56%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.56%) P3O
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (2.23%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 13 (7.26%) SAP
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.03%) Oracle
4 6 (3.35%) Motorola
4 6 (3.35%) Remedy
4 6 (3.35%) Siebel
5 5 (2.79%) HP
5 5 (2.79%) IBM
5 5 (2.79%) OpenText
6 4 (2.23%) Cisco
6 4 (2.23%) Veritas
7 3 (1.68%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) ComArch
8 2 (1.12%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.56%) BT
9 1 (0.56%) Google
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.56%) VMware
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