Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 44 57
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 144 228 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.85% 4.39% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 5.26% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 190 142
South West median daily rate £428 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% +3.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £304 £233 £264
90th Percentile £550 £556 £637
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.63% -6.82% +54.20%
10th Percentile £43.80 £19.24 £30.10
90th Percentile £52.60 £47.35 £60.67
England median hourly rate £38.26 £42.75 £44.61
% change year-on-year -10.50% -4.17% +2.39%

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 4,142 4,334 4,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.89% 83.46% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,489 2,820 3,238
South West median daily rate £405 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.51% +4.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £253
90th Percentile £563 £550 £530
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 221 262
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.52% -1.25% +20.52%
10th Percentile £11.18 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -4 62 £375 - 33
Wiltshire -14 35 £481 +28.33% 6
Dorset -1 11 £313 -29.78% 2
Somerset -15 9 £375 - 2
Cornwall - 9 £475 -
Gloucestershire -12 4 £438 +6.38% 9
Devon -1 2 - -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 106 (73.61%) Finance
2 96 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 89 (61.81%) Business Intelligence
4 87 (60.42%) SAP
5 85 (59.03%) Electronics
5 85 (59.03%) Telecoms
5 85 (59.03%) Marketing
5 85 (59.03%) Digital Marketing
6 47 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (29.86%) Security Cleared
8 32 (22.22%) Project Management
9 23 (15.97%) Microsoft
9 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
10 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 16 (11.11%) Scrum
11 15 (10.42%) SQL
12 14 (9.72%) HTML
12 14 (9.72%) PRINCE2
13 13 (9.03%) ITIL
13 13 (9.03%) C#
13 13 (9.03%) AngularJS
13 13 (9.03%) PMO
14 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (7.64%) DV Cleared
16 10 (6.94%) jQuery
16 10 (6.94%) REST
16 10 (6.94%) .NET
16 10 (6.94%) Windows
16 10 (6.94%) Active Directory

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 7 (4.86%) SAS
2 6 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.47%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.39%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) SAP CRM for Utilities
2 2 (1.39%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) Office 365
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) Firewall
1 5 (3.47%) Skype
2 4 (2.78%) DNS
2 4 (2.78%) HTTP
3 3 (2.08%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.39%) DKIM
4 2 (1.39%) DMARC
4 2 (1.39%) FTP
4 2 (1.39%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.39%) SMTP
4 2 (1.39%) SSH
4 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.69%) Tactical Data Link
5 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 5 (3.47%) QlikView
4 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.08%) Power BI
5 2 (1.39%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.39%) Big Data
5 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.39%) GIS
5 2 (1.39%) KNIME
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
2 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.08%) Maven
2 3 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.69%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 106 (73.61%) Finance
2 96 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 85 (59.03%) Electronics
3 85 (59.03%) Marketing
3 85 (59.03%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.94%) Military
5 8 (5.56%) Banking
6 4 (2.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (17.36%) Developer
2 21 (14.58%) Analyst
3 17 (11.81%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.94%) .NET Developer
4 10 (6.94%) Programme Manager
5 9 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (4.86%) Consultant
7 7 (4.86%) Senior Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Architect
8 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.47%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (3.47%) ERP Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.47%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) HTML
2 13 (9.03%) AngularJS
3 11 (7.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (6.94%) .NET
4 10 (6.94%) jQuery
4 10 (6.94%) REST
5 9 (6.25%) CSS
6 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (4.17%) LDAP
8 4 (2.78%) JSON
8 4 (2.78%) SOAP
9 2 (1.39%) Angular 2
9 2 (1.39%) ModSecurity
9 2 (1.39%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.39%) RESTful
9 2 (1.39%) WCF
10 1 (0.69%) CSS3
10 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.78%) PKI
3 4 (2.78%) PMI
4 2 (1.39%) Clustering
4 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.39%) FMCG
4 2 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.39%) NHS
4 2 (1.39%) User Experience
4 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.69%) Fintech
5 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.94%) Windows
2 4 (2.78%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) CentOS
5 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (61.81%) Business Intelligence
2 85 (59.03%) Digital Marketing
3 47 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (22.22%) Project Management
5 16 (11.11%) Scrum
6 14 (9.72%) PRINCE2
7 13 (9.03%) ITIL
8 10 (6.94%) MVC
8 10 (6.94%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.25%) Business Transformation
9 9 (6.25%) Change Management
9 9 (6.25%) CRM
9 9 (6.25%) Migration
10 8 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.86%) Change Control
11 7 (4.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.86%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 15 (10.42%) SQL
3 13 (9.03%) C#
4 6 (4.17%) R
5 5 (3.47%) VB
5 5 (3.47%) VBA
5 5 (3.47%) XPath
5 5 (3.47%) XQuery
6 4 (2.78%) Java
6 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.78%) Python
7 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.39%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.39%) C++
8 2 (1.39%) Dart
8 2 (1.39%) Perl
8 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (29.86%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) Degree
4 5 (3.47%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.78%) PMP
6 3 (2.08%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.08%) APMP
6 3 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.08%) Server+ Certification
7 2 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.39%) CISSP
7 2 (1.39%) CLAS
7 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.69%) HND
8 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.69%) MCSE
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) PMO
2 9 (6.25%) JSP 440
3 6 (4.17%) GDPR
4 5 (3.47%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.39%) QA
5 2 (1.39%) RMADS
6 1 (0.69%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) Docker
3 2 (1.39%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) SCCM
2 3 (2.08%) Ansible
3 2 (1.39%) Nagios
3 2 (1.39%) Netcool
4 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (60.42%) SAP
2 23 (15.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle
4 5 (3.47%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.47%) Tableau
5 4 (2.78%) Juniper
5 4 (2.78%) LogRhythm
6 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.08%) Sophos
6 3 (2.08%) Splunk
6 3 (2.08%) VMware
7 2 (1.39%) ESRI
7 2 (1.39%) IBM
7 2 (1.39%) Proofpoint
7 2 (1.39%) RapidMiner
7 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) Citrix
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
8 1 (0.69%) EMC