Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 +15
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 259 186 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.65% 3.24% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 4.05% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 165 176
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.91% +0.65%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £150
90th Percentile £586 £645 £510
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
South West median hourly rate £49.75 £43.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% - -
10th Percentile £39.70 £43.00 £34.72
90th Percentile £57.80 £49.42 £51.72
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -3.37% +12.66%

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 4528 4592 5262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.34% 79.89% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2855 3088 3565
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £257 £238 £255
90th Percentile £557 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 269 259
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.00 £14.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.35
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +10 106 £375 -6.25% 9
Wiltshire +32 87 £475 +19.35% 2
Somerset -1 21 £488 +39.29% 1
Gloucestershire +13 13 £420 +3.38% 2
Devon +6 11 £415 - 1
Dorset -4 5 £384 -27.59%
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 209 (80.69%) Finance
2 177 (68.34%) Manufacturing
3 172 (66.41%) Telecoms
4 170 (65.64%) SAP
4 170 (65.64%) Business Intelligence
5 168 (64.86%) Electronics
5 168 (64.86%) Marketing
5 168 (64.86%) Digital Marketing
6 104 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (33.59%) Security Cleared
8 63 (24.32%) Project Management
9 49 (18.92%) C#
10 48 (18.53%) Scrum
11 45 (17.37%) DV Cleared
12 44 (16.99%) SC Cleared
12 44 (16.99%) .NET
13 43 (16.60%) PRINCE2
14 38 (14.67%) MVC
15 37 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 33 (12.74%) SQL
17 30 (11.58%) Microsoft
18 28 (10.81%) ASP.NET
18 28 (10.81%) SOAP
18 28 (10.81%) PMO
19 27 (10.42%) ITIL
19 27 (10.42%) JSON
19 27 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
20 26 (10.04%) Management Information System
20 26 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
21 25 (9.65%) HTML

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 21 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.25%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (3.09%) CMS
4 5 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.77%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.77%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (7.72%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.77%) Windchill
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.39%) InDesign
7 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (6.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.70%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.93%) SAP FI-AP
3 5 (1.93%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.77%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.39%) Magento
5 1 (0.39%) Primavera
5 1 (0.39%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.02%) Office 365
2 12 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.09%) Unified Communications
2 7 (2.70%) VPN
3 6 (2.32%) Ethernet
3 6 (2.32%) ISDN
4 3 (1.16%) Broadband
5 2 (0.77%) LAN
5 2 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.77%) VLAN
5 2 (0.77%) WAN
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) HTTP
6 1 (0.39%) Intranet
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
6 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.54%) MySQL
3 4 (1.54%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.16%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) GIS
5 2 (0.77%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) QlikView
6 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.02%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.86%) Cucumber
2 10 (3.86%) Selenium
2 10 (3.86%) SoapUI
2 10 (3.86%) WebDriver
3 7 (2.70%) Maven
4 6 (2.32%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.54%) GitLab
5 4 (1.54%) JIRA
5 4 (1.54%) PhpStorm
6 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 209 (80.69%) Finance
2 177 (68.34%) Manufacturing
3 172 (66.41%) Telecoms
4 168 (64.86%) Electronics
4 168 (64.86%) Marketing
5 15 (5.79%) Military
6 4 (1.54%) Retail
7 3 (1.16%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (21.62%) Developer
2 34 (13.13%) Project Manager
3 24 (9.27%) C# Developer
4 22 (8.49%) Analyst
5 21 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.56%) Programme Manager
7 15 (5.79%) CRM Developer
8 13 (5.02%) Consultant
9 12 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.25%) Administrator
11 10 (3.86%) Architect
11 10 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (3.86%) Coordinator
11 10 (3.86%) QA Tester
11 10 (3.86%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.86%) Software QA Tester
11 10 (3.86%) Software Tester
11 10 (3.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.99%) .NET
2 28 (10.81%) ASP.NET
2 28 (10.81%) SOAP
3 27 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (10.42%) JSON
4 25 (9.65%) HTML
5 24 (9.27%) AngularJS
5 24 (9.27%) CSS
5 24 (9.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (8.11%) REST
7 19 (7.34%) jQuery
8 17 (6.56%) XML
9 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (3.09%) XSD
11 6 (2.32%) Angular 2
12 5 (1.93%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.93%) JPA
12 5 (1.93%) Spring
12 5 (1.93%) XForms
12 5 (1.93%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
1 26 (10.04%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.70%) User Experience
5 6 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.54%) PMI
7 2 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.77%) NHS
7 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.39%) PKI
8 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.41%) Linux
2 9 (3.47%) Windows
3 8 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.32%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.77%) CentOS
6 2 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (65.64%) Business Intelligence
2 168 (64.86%) Digital Marketing
3 104 (40.15%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (24.32%) Project Management
5 48 (18.53%) Scrum
6 43 (16.60%) PRINCE2
7 38 (14.67%) MVC
8 37 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (10.42%) ITIL
10 24 (9.27%) Change Management
11 21 (8.11%) Project Planning
12 20 (7.72%) OO
13 19 (7.34%) CRM
14 18 (6.95%) OOD
15 16 (6.18%) Data Modelling
16 15 (5.79%) Release Management
17 14 (5.41%) BDD
17 14 (5.41%) Integration Testing
17 14 (5.41%) Risk Management
18 13 (5.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.92%) C#
2 33 (12.74%) SQL
3 23 (8.88%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.18%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.09%) Java
6 5 (1.93%) XPath
6 5 (1.93%) XQuery
7 4 (1.54%) PHP
8 2 (0.77%) C++
8 2 (0.77%) Dart
8 2 (0.77%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) Ada
9 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.39%) R
9 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (33.59%) Security Cleared
2 45 (17.37%) DV Cleared
3 44 (16.99%) SC Cleared
4 24 (9.27%) Degree
5 18 (6.95%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.86%) CISSP
7 9 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (3.09%) CLAS
9 7 (2.70%) CISM
9 7 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
9 7 (2.70%) PMI Certification
9 7 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (2.32%) HND
10 6 (2.32%) IISP
11 5 (1.93%) PMP
12 4 (1.54%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (1.54%) CITP
12 4 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.81%) PMO
2 14 (5.41%) QA
3 10 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.86%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.93%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.77%) GDPR
6 1 (0.39%) Def Stans
System Software
1 9 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.39%) XenApp
3 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) Ansible
2 3 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 170 (65.64%) SAP
2 30 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.72%) Oracle
4 5 (1.93%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (1.16%) Cisco
5 3 (1.16%) F5
5 3 (1.16%) VMware
5 3 (1.16%) Workday
5 3 (1.16%) WSO2
6 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.77%) Citrix
6 2 (0.77%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.77%) ESRI
6 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.39%) CA
7 1 (0.39%) Gemalto
7 1 (0.39%) Juniper
7 1 (0.39%) TSYS
7 1 (0.39%) Veeam