Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 34 53
Rank change year-on-year -31 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 179 277 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.25% 5.05% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 6.06% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 200 170
South West median daily rate £378 £420 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.12% +9.80% -6.99%
10th Percentile £221 £299 £263
90th Percentile £500 £589 £604
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £44.35 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.99% +3.13% +22.86%
10th Percentile £42.65 £38.85 £35.00
90th Percentile £55.10 £49.01 £56.42
England median hourly rate £40.50 £46.06 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.07% +8.38% +10.03%

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 4,655 4,573 4,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.56% 83.45% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,882 2,899 3,164
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £560
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 198 266
South West median hourly rate £40.75 £39.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +3.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.94 £12.88
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.93 £48.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 18 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the South West over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 August 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 -10 101 £375 - 47
Wiltshire -36 31 £425 - 7
Somerset -6 14 £345 -24.01% 8
Gloucestershire -7 9 £438 +4.17% 13
Dorset -4 5 - - 1
Devon -3 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 131 (73.18%) Finance
2 125 (69.83%) Manufacturing
3 112 (62.57%) Business Intelligence
4 105 (58.66%) SAP
4 105 (58.66%) Electronics
4 105 (58.66%) Telecoms
4 105 (58.66%) Marketing
4 105 (58.66%) Digital Marketing
5 51 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (27.93%) Microsoft
7 37 (20.67%) Security Cleared
8 36 (20.11%) C#
9 30 (16.76%) .NET
10 28 (15.64%) Project Management
11 26 (14.53%) SQL
12 25 (13.97%) HTML
13 24 (13.41%) JavaScript
13 24 (13.41%) Scrum
14 23 (12.85%) SQL Server
15 19 (10.61%) MVC
16 18 (10.06%) CSS
16 18 (10.06%) SC Cleared
16 18 (10.06%) AngularJS
17 17 (9.50%) CRM
18 16 (8.94%) Windows
18 16 (8.94%) PMO
19 15 (8.38%) Oracle
19 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET
19 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.23%) SAS
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.56%) Drupal
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.35%) Office 365
3 2 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) NuGet
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.03%) Firewall
2 4 (2.23%) HTTP
3 3 (1.68%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.12%) BGP
4 2 (1.12%) DKIM
4 2 (1.12%) DMARC
4 2 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (1.12%) FTP
4 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.12%) OSPF
4 2 (1.12%) Skype
4 2 (1.12%) SMTP
4 2 (1.12%) SSH
4 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) WebEx
5 1 (0.56%) Broadband
5 1 (0.56%) Network Security
5 1 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.56%) Tactical Data Link
5 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.70%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.79%) Power BI
5 3 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.12%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.12%) KNIME
6 2 (1.12%) MySQL
6 2 (1.12%) OLAP
6 2 (1.12%) QlikView
6 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.23%) JIRA
3 2 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.12%) Selenium
3 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.56%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 131 (73.18%) Finance
2 125 (69.83%) Manufacturing
3 105 (58.66%) Electronics
3 105 (58.66%) Marketing
3 105 (58.66%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.03%) Military
5 5 (2.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (24.58%) Developer
2 24 (13.41%) Analyst
3 18 (10.06%) .NET Developer
4 16 (8.94%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (7.26%) C# Developer
5 13 (7.26%) Programme Manager
6 11 (6.15%) CRM Developer
6 11 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Developer
7 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.03%) Consultant
9 8 (4.47%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Server Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (2.79%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.76%) .NET
2 25 (13.97%) HTML
3 18 (10.06%) AngularJS
3 18 (10.06%) CSS
4 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET
5 14 (7.82%) REST
6 13 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (7.26%) jQuery
7 11 (6.15%) JSON
7 11 (6.15%) SOAP
8 8 (4.47%) Angular 2
8 8 (4.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.23%) XML
10 3 (1.68%) LDAP
10 3 (1.68%) RESTful
11 2 (1.12%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (1.12%) Symfony
11 2 (1.12%) WCF
11 2 (1.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.03%) NHS
4 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.79%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.23%) EPoS
6 4 (2.23%) PMI
7 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.12%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.12%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) IVR
7 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) Replication
7 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.94%) Windows
2 10 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.35%) Linux
4 6 (3.35%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (62.57%) Business Intelligence
2 105 (58.66%) Digital Marketing
3 51 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.64%) Project Management
5 24 (13.41%) Scrum
6 19 (10.61%) MVC
7 17 (9.50%) CRM
8 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (7.82%) OO
10 13 (7.26%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.15%) Change Control
11 11 (6.15%) OOD
11 11 (6.15%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.59%) ITIL
13 9 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (4.47%) SDLC
14 8 (4.47%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.47%) Workflow
15 7 (3.91%) Analytics
15 7 (3.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.11%) C#
2 26 (14.53%) SQL
3 24 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.26%) PowerShell
5 11 (6.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.79%) Apple Swift
6 5 (2.79%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.23%) Java
7 4 (2.23%) Python
8 3 (1.68%) C++
8 3 (1.68%) R
9 2 (1.12%) Ada
9 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.12%) C
9 2 (1.12%) Perl
9 2 (1.12%) PHP
9 2 (1.12%) VB
9 2 (1.12%) VBA
9 2 (1.12%) VBScript
9 2 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 37 (20.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.59%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.03%) Degree
5 5 (2.79%) CCNA
5 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.79%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.23%) MCSE
6 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.23%) PMP
7 3 (1.68%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.68%) MCSA
7 3 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.68%) Server+ Certification
8 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) PMO
2 6 (3.35%) QA
3 5 (2.79%) GDPR
3 5 (2.79%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.12%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.12%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) vCenter Server
2 4 (2.23%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.12%) Nagios
3 2 (1.12%) Netcool
3 2 (1.12%) WSUS
4 1 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 105 (58.66%) SAP
2 50 (27.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.38%) Oracle
4 12 (6.70%) VMware
5 9 (5.03%) Cisco
6 7 (3.91%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.79%) Juniper
8 4 (2.23%) LogRhythm
8 4 (2.23%) Splunk
9 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.68%) Sophos
10 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.12%) Citrix
10 2 (1.12%) Dell
10 2 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (1.12%) IBM
10 2 (1.12%) McAfee
10 2 (1.12%) NetApp
10 2 (1.12%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.12%) Tableau