Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 34 63
Rank change year-on-year -23 +29 -2
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 224 279 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.70% 5.11% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 6.14% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 191 163
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £254 £313 £273
90th Percentile £625 £600 £648
England median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £41.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.63% -4.65% +11.98%
10th Percentile £39.70 £37.95 £40.03
90th Percentile £49.50 £42.45 £49.42
England median hourly rate £39.00 £45.22 £39.37
% change year-on-year -13.75% +14.85% -7.80%

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 5,171 4,542 4,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.53% 83.16% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,193 2,867 3,144
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 188 265
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.79 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.01% +11.11% +3.45%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -7 106 £400 +1.27% 32
Wiltshire -26 65 £500 +11.11% 3
Somerset -1 23 £325 -35.00% 7
Gloucestershire -2 13 £325 -22.62% 2
Dorset 0 4 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 178 (79.46%) Finance
2 171 (76.34%) Manufacturing
3 154 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
4 150 (66.96%) SAP
4 150 (66.96%) Electronics
4 150 (66.96%) Telecoms
4 150 (66.96%) Marketing
4 150 (66.96%) Digital Marketing
5 69 (30.80%) Security Cleared
6 54 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (23.21%) Microsoft
8 50 (22.32%) SC Cleared
9 35 (15.63%) C#
10 34 (15.18%) SQL
11 31 (13.84%) .NET
12 26 (11.61%) SQL Server
13 24 (10.71%) JavaScript
14 22 (9.82%) Project Management
14 22 (9.82%) HTML
14 22 (9.82%) Windows
15 21 (9.38%) CRM
15 21 (9.38%) PowerShell
16 19 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
17 18 (8.04%) ITIL
17 18 (8.04%) PRINCE2
17 18 (8.04%) PMO
18 17 (7.59%) Scrum
19 16 (7.14%) Greenfield Project

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 9 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.68%) Confluence
3 3 (1.34%) SAS
4 2 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) CMS
5 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.02%) Primavera
3 1 (0.45%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.34%) Office 365
2 3 (1.34%) PaaS
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) NuGet
4 1 (0.45%) Route 53
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.91%) Firewall
2 5 (2.23%) Network Security
3 3 (1.34%) Intranet
4 2 (0.89%) BGP
4 2 (0.89%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.89%) OSPF
4 2 (0.89%) VoIP
4 2 (0.89%) WebEx
5 1 (0.45%) Broadband
5 1 (0.45%) Skype
5 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.46%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.79%) Power BI
4 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.34%) MySQL
5 3 (1.34%) OLAP
6 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.89%) KNIME
6 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.89%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.80%) JIRA
3 11 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.34%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.89%) Selenium
7 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.45%) Grunt
8 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 178 (79.46%) Finance
2 171 (76.34%) Manufacturing
3 150 (66.96%) Electronics
3 150 (66.96%) Marketing
3 150 (66.96%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.13%) Retail
5 6 (2.68%) Military
6 3 (1.34%) Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (21.43%) Developer
2 24 (10.71%) Analyst
3 17 (7.59%) Architect
4 16 (7.14%) CRM Developer
4 16 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 16 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 16 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.80%) Support Engineer
6 11 (4.91%) Programme Manager
7 10 (4.46%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (3.57%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
9 7 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.13%) Consultant
9 7 (3.13%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.68%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.84%) .NET
2 22 (9.82%) HTML
3 14 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 14 (6.25%) CSS
4 11 (4.91%) REST
5 10 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (4.46%) SOAP
6 9 (4.02%) JSON
7 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (3.13%) jQuery
9 6 (2.68%) Angular 2
10 5 (2.23%) XML
11 4 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (1.34%) HTML5
12 3 (1.34%) LDAP
13 2 (0.89%) CSS3
13 2 (0.89%) JFC
13 2 (0.89%) Symfony
13 2 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.91%) NHS
4 9 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.23%) PMI
7 4 (1.79%) EPoS
7 4 (1.79%) Replication
8 3 (1.34%) Social Media
8 3 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.89%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.89%) FMCG
9 2 (0.89%) IVR
9 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.45%) Fintech
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.82%) Windows
2 13 (5.80%) Windows 10
3 12 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.46%) Linux
5 8 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.68%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.34%) CentOS
9 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.89%) Unix
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (68.75%) Business Intelligence
2 150 (66.96%) Digital Marketing
3 54 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.82%) Project Management
5 21 (9.38%) CRM
6 19 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (8.04%) ITIL
7 18 (8.04%) PRINCE2
8 17 (7.59%) Scrum
9 16 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (6.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (5.36%) Decision-Making
11 12 (5.36%) MVC
12 11 (4.91%) Change Control
12 11 (4.91%) Coaching
12 11 (4.91%) NsoIT
13 9 (4.02%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (4.02%) OO
13 9 (4.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.63%) C#
2 34 (15.18%) SQL
3 24 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 21 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.68%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.23%) Apple Swift
7 5 (2.23%) C
8 3 (1.34%) PHP
9 2 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.89%) Java
9 2 (0.89%) Python
9 2 (0.89%) R
9 2 (0.89%) VBScript
10 1 (0.45%) Ada
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) ES6
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
10 1 (0.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 69 (30.80%) Security Cleared
2 50 (22.32%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.70%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.91%) Degree
5 8 (3.57%) CCNA
5 8 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.68%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.23%) MCSE
8 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.79%) MCSA
9 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.89%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.89%) CISSP
10 2 (0.89%) CITP
10 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.04%) PMO
2 10 (4.46%) QA
3 7 (3.13%) RMADS
4 6 (2.68%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.89%) GDPR
5 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.89%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.89%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.57%) vCenter Server
2 4 (1.79%) Ansible
2 4 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.89%) SCCM
3 2 (0.89%) Terraform
3 2 (0.89%) WSUS
4 1 (0.45%) Consul
4 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.45%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 150 (66.96%) SAP
2 52 (23.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.25%) VMware
4 12 (5.36%) Cisco
4 12 (5.36%) Oracle
5 9 (4.02%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.34%) Juniper
6 3 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.89%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.89%) Citrix
7 2 (0.89%) Dell
7 2 (0.89%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (0.89%) IBM
7 2 (0.89%) McAfee
7 2 (0.89%) NetApp
7 2 (0.89%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (0.89%) RapidMiner
7 2 (0.89%) Splunk
7 2 (0.89%) Veeam
8 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft