Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 72 42
Rank change year-on-year +21 -30 +16
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 246 151 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.13% 2.95% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 3.56% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 111 190
South West median daily rate £520 £430 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.93% +10.61% +3.67%
10th Percentile £226 £313 £233
90th Percentile £707 £600 £528
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £47.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +14.63% -6.82%
10th Percentile £15.40 £43.80 £19.24
90th Percentile £19.18 £52.60 £47.35
England median hourly rate £24.22 £38.26 £42.50
% change year-on-year -36.69% -9.98% -3.41%

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 5,035 4,239 4,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.45% 82.94% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,229 2,575 2,857
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.78% +4.80%
10th Percentile £296 £263 £250
90th Percentile £616 £561 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 187 226
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.10% -21.52% -1.25%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.55 £14.00
90th Percentile £50.70 £47.50 £50.13
England median hourly rate £24.70 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.25% -12.00% +8.70%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +8 106 £450 +20.00% 2
Wiltshire +9 86 £556 +14.10% 1
Gloucestershire +2 16 £525 +20.00%
Devon +8 12 £165 -56.00% 1
Somerset +11 11 £400 +6.67%
Dorset +10 11 £525 +68.00% 2
Cornwall -10 1 £400 -15.79%
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 202 (82.11%) Finance
2 198 (80.49%) Telecoms
3 197 (80.08%) Manufacturing
3 197 (80.08%) SAP
3 197 (80.08%) Marketing
4 196 (79.67%) Digital Marketing
4 196 (79.67%) Business Intelligence
4 196 (79.67%) Electronics
5 95 (38.62%) Security Cleared
6 73 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (24.80%) SC Cleared
8 59 (23.98%) Microsoft
9 44 (17.89%) DV Cleared
10 43 (17.48%) .NET
11 40 (16.26%) C#
11 40 (16.26%) JavaScript
12 36 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 35 (14.23%) SQL Server
14 31 (12.60%) Windows
15 28 (11.38%) Project Management
15 28 (11.38%) HTML
16 27 (10.98%) Scrum
16 27 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (10.57%) SQL
18 22 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
19 20 (8.13%) Test Automation
19 20 (8.13%) JSP 440
19 20 (8.13%) Visual Studio Team System
19 20 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (7.72%) Windows 10

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 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (2.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.44%) Confluence
3 4 (1.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.81%) Camunda
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) JBoss
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.50%) Office 365
3 11 (4.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.07%) Azure Functions
4 10 (4.07%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (4.07%) Serverless
5 9 (3.66%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.63%) IaaS
7 4 (1.63%) PaaS
8 2 (0.81%) SaaS
9 1 (0.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.28%) Firewall
2 9 (3.66%) HTTP
3 7 (2.85%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.63%) LAN
4 4 (1.63%) VPN
5 3 (1.22%) WAN
6 2 (0.81%) Skype
6 2 (0.81%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.66%) Power BI
3 8 (3.25%) Big Data
3 8 (3.25%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.81%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.41%) OLAP
5 1 (0.41%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 20 (8.13%) Visual Studio Team System
2 18 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.32%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.25%) Subversion
4 7 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.44%) JIRA
6 2 (0.81%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.41%) Babel
7 1 (0.41%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.41%) webpack
General
1 202 (82.11%) Finance
2 198 (80.49%) Telecoms
3 197 (80.08%) Manufacturing
3 197 (80.08%) Marketing
4 196 (79.67%) Electronics
5 7 (2.85%) Military
6 6 (2.44%) Billing
7 2 (0.81%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) French Language
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (21.54%) Developer
2 36 (14.63%) Analyst
3 29 (11.79%) Architect
4 24 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 19 (7.72%) Business Analyst
6 17 (6.91%) Coordinator
6 17 (6.91%) CRM Developer
6 17 (6.91%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 17 (6.91%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 16 (6.50%) Project Manager
8 14 (5.69%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (5.69%) C# Software Developer
9 13 (5.28%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Azure Developer
10 11 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.07%) IT Analyst
12 9 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (3.66%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.48%) .NET
2 28 (11.38%) HTML
3 22 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (7.72%) CSS
5 17 (6.91%) ASP.NET
6 15 (6.10%) SOAP
7 14 (5.69%) AngularJS
7 14 (5.69%) jQuery
7 14 (5.69%) REST
8 12 (4.88%) RESTful
9 11 (4.47%) WCF
10 10 (4.07%) .NET Core
10 10 (4.07%) XML
11 8 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (3.25%) JSON
11 8 (3.25%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.85%) YAML
13 6 (2.44%) Middleware
13 6 (2.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.85%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.85%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.85%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.85%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.44%) NHS
5 6 (2.44%) User Experience
6 5 (2.03%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.81%) Fintech
9 2 (0.81%) PMI
9 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.41%) CESG
10 1 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.41%) PKI
10 1 (0.41%) Podcast
10 1 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.60%) Windows
2 19 (7.72%) Windows 10
3 12 (4.88%) Linux
3 12 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.07%) Android
5 9 (3.66%) Unix
5 9 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.25%) Mac OS X
7 7 (2.85%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) AIX
11 1 (0.41%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (79.67%) Business Intelligence
1 196 (79.67%) Digital Marketing
2 73 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.38%) Project Management
4 27 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (10.98%) Scrum
5 20 (8.13%) Test Automation
6 19 (7.72%) CRM
7 17 (6.91%) Migration
8 15 (6.10%) Visualisation
9 14 (5.69%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (5.69%) Decision-Making
9 14 (5.69%) MVC
9 14 (5.69%) TOGAF
10 13 (5.28%) ArchiMate
10 13 (5.28%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.28%) Service Management
10 13 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.88%) TDD
11 12 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.26%) C#
1 40 (16.26%) JavaScript
2 26 (10.57%) SQL
3 17 (6.91%) PowerShell
4 16 (6.50%) Python
5 13 (5.28%) Java
6 10 (4.07%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.66%) TypeScript
8 8 (3.25%) Ruby
9 7 (2.85%) C
9 7 (2.85%) Perl
10 3 (1.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 95 (38.62%) Security Cleared
2 61 (24.80%) SC Cleared
3 44 (17.89%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.88%) Degree
5 6 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.03%) SANS
7 4 (1.63%) CISA
7 4 (1.63%) CISM
7 4 (1.63%) CISSP
8 3 (1.22%) APMP
9 2 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.41%) CCNP
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.13%) JSP 440
2 19 (7.72%) RMADS
3 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.22%) PMO
3 3 (1.22%) QA
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) NIST 800
System Software
1 19 (7.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.85%) AirWatch
1 7 (2.85%) Ansible
1 7 (2.85%) Grafana
1 7 (2.85%) Kibana
1 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 197 (80.08%) SAP
2 59 (23.98%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.28%) Oracle
4 8 (3.25%) VMware
5 6 (2.44%) Cisco
6 4 (1.63%) IBM
6 4 (1.63%) Snow
6 4 (1.63%) Veritas
7 2 (0.81%) Apple
8 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.41%) Intel