Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 February 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 West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 52 65
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 +13
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 156 202 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.99% 3.72% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 4.54% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 176 141
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £310
90th Percentile £590 £519 £638
England median daily rate £510 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 10
South West median hourly rate £59.50 £40.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.91% -7.95% -
England median hourly rate £42.70 £43.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -0.70% -3.37% -11.00%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,187 4,451 5,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 80.23% 81.94% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,600 2,976 3,448
South West median daily rate £400 £377 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +0.47% -3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £515
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 276 249
South West median hourly rate £30.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% -6.25% +36.75%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the South West

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Management in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in the South West

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the South West over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the South West

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the South West

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Bristol -8 70 £375 +2.74% 27
Wiltshire -1 39 £475 +37.68% 7
Somerset -12 13 £357 +10.35% 7
Cornwall - 9 £475 -
Dorset -3 8 £313 -11.97% 5
Devon 0 3 £375 -20.84% 3
Gloucestershire -19 3 £375 -9.64% 7
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 119 (76.28%) Finance
2 97 (62.18%) Manufacturing
3 89 (57.05%) Telecoms
4 88 (56.41%) Business Intelligence
5 87 (55.77%) SAP
6 85 (54.49%) Electronics
6 85 (54.49%) Marketing
6 85 (54.49%) Digital Marketing
7 58 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (23.72%) Project Management
9 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
10 27 (17.31%) PMO
11 23 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (14.10%) PRINCE2
13 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
14 19 (12.18%) C#
14 19 (12.18%) Scrum
15 18 (11.54%) .NET
16 17 (10.90%) SOAP
17 16 (10.26%) SQL
17 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
18 14 (8.97%) HTML
18 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
19 13 (8.33%) QA
19 13 (8.33%) Test Automation
19 13 (8.33%) BDD
19 13 (8.33%) SDLC
20 12 (7.69%) AngularJS
20 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
20 12 (7.69%) Risk Management

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.21%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.92%) SAS
5 2 (1.28%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) Confluence
6 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP CRM for Utilities
1 2 (1.28%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Office 365
2 6 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.64%) Google Play
4 1 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Skype
2 3 (1.92%) Broadband
2 3 (1.92%) DNS
2 3 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.64%) DHCP
3 1 (0.64%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
3 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.56%) QlikView
4 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.28%) Big Data
5 2 (1.28%) GIS
5 2 (1.28%) MySQL
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Cucumber
1 10 (6.41%) Selenium
1 10 (6.41%) SoapUI
1 10 (6.41%) WebDriver
2 6 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 5 (3.21%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.56%) JIRA
5 3 (1.92%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.92%) Maven
5 3 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.28%) GitLab
6 2 (1.28%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.64%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.64%) webpack
General
1 119 (76.28%) Finance
2 97 (62.18%) Manufacturing
3 89 (57.05%) Telecoms
4 85 (54.49%) Electronics
4 85 (54.49%) Marketing
5 10 (6.41%) Military
6 8 (5.13%) Retail
7 6 (3.85%) Banking
8 4 (2.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.64%) Law
9 1 (0.64%) Legal
9 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (14.74%) Developer
2 22 (14.10%) Project Manager
3 18 (11.54%) Analyst
4 16 (10.26%) Programme Manager
5 11 (7.05%) Senior Manager
6 10 (6.41%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) QA Tester
6 10 (6.41%) Software QA Tester
6 10 (6.41%) Software Tester
6 10 (6.41%) Tester
7 8 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.13%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (3.85%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Change Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) ERP Manager
10 5 (3.21%) ERP Project Manager
11 4 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.54%) .NET
2 17 (10.90%) SOAP
3 14 (8.97%) HTML
4 12 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.05%) CSS
5 11 (7.05%) JSON
6 10 (6.41%) REST
6 10 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (5.13%) jQuery
8 7 (4.49%) ASP.NET
8 7 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (3.21%) Angular 2
10 4 (2.56%) .NET Core
10 4 (2.56%) LDAP
10 4 (2.56%) XML
11 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.92%) ModSecurity
12 2 (1.28%) RESTful
13 1 (0.64%) CSS3
13 1 (0.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.56%) PKI
3 4 (2.56%) PMI
4 3 (1.92%) User Experience
5 2 (1.28%) Clustering
5 2 (1.28%) NHS
5 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.64%) CESG
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.64%) Fintech
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.56%) Windows
2 3 (1.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.64%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) CentOS
4 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (56.41%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (54.49%) Digital Marketing
3 58 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (23.72%) Project Management
5 23 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (14.10%) PRINCE2
7 19 (12.18%) Scrum
8 13 (8.33%) BDD
8 13 (8.33%) SDLC
8 13 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 12 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.05%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (6.41%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (6.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 10 (6.41%) Migration
11 10 (6.41%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.77%) Change Control
12 9 (5.77%) Change Management
12 9 (5.77%) ERP
12 9 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.18%) C#
2 16 (10.26%) SQL
3 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.56%) VBA
5 3 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.92%) R
5 3 (1.92%) VB
5 3 (1.92%) XPath
5 3 (1.92%) XQuery
6 2 (1.28%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.28%) Dart
6 2 (1.28%) Java
6 2 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (0.64%) Ada
7 1 (0.64%) C
7 1 (0.64%) C++
7 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.05%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.77%) Degree
5 8 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (4.49%) CISSP
7 6 (3.85%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.92%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.92%) CITP
9 3 (1.92%) CLAS
9 3 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.92%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.28%) APMP
10 2 (1.28%) PMP
11 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.31%) PMO
2 13 (8.33%) QA
3 8 (5.13%) Data Quality
4 6 (3.85%) JSP 440
5 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.92%) GDPR
7 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.28%) RMADS
8 1 (0.64%) BS25999
8 1 (0.64%) Def Stans
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Ansible
2 2 (1.28%) Puppet
2 2 (1.28%) SCCM
2 2 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (55.77%) SAP
2 16 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.05%) Oracle
4 3 (1.92%) Tableau
4 3 (1.92%) WSO2
5 2 (1.28%) EMC
5 2 (1.28%) ESRI
5 2 (1.28%) F5
6 1 (0.64%) Apple
6 1 (0.64%) CA
6 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco
6 1 (0.64%) Cognos
6 1 (0.64%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.64%) Google
6 1 (0.64%) Huawei
6 1 (0.64%) Nokia
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.64%) VMware