Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 44 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 +16
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 276 239 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.27% 4.26% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 5.11% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 166 162
South West median daily rate £425 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £254 £313 £241
90th Percentile £625 £589 £586
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £49.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.55% +15.70% -2.27%
10th Percentile £39.18 £39.70 £40.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £57.80 £47.59
England median hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year -14.77% +5.39% -4.02%

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 5,562 4,680 4,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.98% 83.36% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,555 2,932 3,121
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £253 £238
90th Percentile £575 £559 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 201 292
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.72 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -4 132 £400 +6.67% 23
Wiltshire -17 84 £545 +14.74% 2
Somerset +4 29 £400 -17.95% 2
Gloucestershire -8 12 £325 -22.62% 3
Devon -2 5 £373 -0.67% 2
Dorset -4 2 - - 2
Cornwall -7 1 £250 -40.30%
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 231 (83.70%) Finance
2 220 (79.71%) Manufacturing
3 207 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
4 204 (73.91%) SAP
4 204 (73.91%) Electronics
4 204 (73.91%) Telecoms
4 204 (73.91%) Marketing
4 204 (73.91%) Digital Marketing
5 88 (31.88%) Security Cleared
6 72 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 59 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (21.38%) SC Cleared
8 44 (15.94%) C#
9 43 (15.58%) .NET
10 36 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 35 (12.68%) SQL
12 34 (12.32%) JavaScript
13 32 (11.59%) HTML
14 28 (10.14%) Windows
14 28 (10.14%) Project Management
15 24 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (8.70%) DV Cleared
15 24 (8.70%) PowerShell
16 23 (8.33%) CSS
16 23 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
16 23 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (7.61%) AngularJS
18 20 (7.25%) CRM
18 20 (7.25%) Scrum
18 20 (7.25%) MVC

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 11 (3.99%) Confluence
2 10 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.36%) Drupal
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.26%) Primavera
3 1 (0.36%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.54%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) IaaS
3 2 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) NuGet
4 1 (0.36%) Route 53
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.62%) Firewall
2 8 (2.90%) Intranet
3 5 (1.81%) Network Security
4 4 (1.45%) VPN
5 3 (1.09%) HTTP
5 3 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.72%) BGP
6 2 (0.72%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.72%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.72%) OSPF
6 2 (0.72%) VoIP
6 2 (0.72%) WebEx
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.99%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.45%) MySQL
5 4 (1.45%) Power BI
5 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.09%) OLAP
6 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.72%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.07%) JIRA
3 13 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.09%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.09%) Selenium
8 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.36%) Grunt
9 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.36%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.36%) Subversion
9 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.36%) Zephyr
General
1 231 (83.70%) Finance
2 220 (79.71%) Manufacturing
3 204 (73.91%) Electronics
3 204 (73.91%) Marketing
3 204 (73.91%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.26%) Retail
5 7 (2.54%) Military
6 3 (1.09%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (19.93%) Developer
2 40 (14.49%) Analyst
3 23 (8.33%) Architect
4 18 (6.52%) .NET Developer
5 15 (5.43%) C# Developer
5 15 (5.43%) CRM Developer
5 15 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Developer
6 14 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (5.07%) Programme Manager
6 14 (5.07%) Project Manager
7 13 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.35%) Consultant
8 12 (4.35%) Coordinator
9 11 (3.99%) IT Analyst
9 11 (3.99%) Security Assurance Coordinator
10 10 (3.62%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.58%) .NET
2 32 (11.59%) HTML
3 23 (8.33%) CSS
4 21 (7.61%) AngularJS
5 18 (6.52%) ASP.NET
6 15 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (5.43%) jQuery
7 11 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (3.99%) SOAP
8 10 (3.62%) JSON
8 10 (3.62%) REST
9 8 (2.90%) Angular 2
10 7 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.54%) XML
11 6 (2.17%) React
12 4 (1.45%) HTML5
13 3 (1.09%) RESTful
13 3 (1.09%) Symfony
14 2 (0.72%) CSS3
14 2 (0.72%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.99%) NHS
4 10 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.90%) Social Media
6 7 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.45%) EPoS
8 4 (1.45%) Replication
8 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.09%) PMI
9 3 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.72%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.72%) IVR
11 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.36%) Fintech
11 1 (0.36%) PKI
11 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.14%) Windows
2 19 (6.88%) Windows 10
3 14 (5.07%) Linux
4 10 (3.62%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.09%) AIX
6 3 (1.09%) CentOS
6 3 (1.09%) Unix
6 3 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 204 (73.91%) Digital Marketing
3 59 (21.38%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (10.14%) Project Management
5 24 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (7.25%) CRM
7 20 (7.25%) MVC
7 20 (7.25%) Scrum
8 19 (6.88%) ITIL
8 19 (6.88%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.80%) Service Delivery
10 15 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (4.71%) Coaching
12 12 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (4.35%) Service Management
13 11 (3.99%) Decision-Making
13 11 (3.99%) MODAF
13 11 (3.99%) NsoIT
14 10 (3.62%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.94%) C#
2 35 (12.68%) SQL
3 34 (12.32%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.62%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.90%) TypeScript
7 7 (2.54%) C
8 4 (1.45%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.45%) PHP
9 2 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.72%) Java
9 2 (0.72%) VBScript
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) ES6
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Python
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (31.88%) Security Cleared
2 59 (21.38%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.99%) Degree
5 9 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.90%) CCNA
6 8 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.45%) MCSA
8 4 (1.45%) MCSE
8 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.09%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.72%) CITP
10 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.88%) PMO
2 15 (5.43%) RMADS
3 14 (5.07%) JSP 440
4 10 (3.62%) QA
5 3 (1.09%) GDPR
6 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.54%) vCenter Server
2 4 (1.45%) Ansible
2 4 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.72%) Terraform
3 2 (0.72%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) Consul
4 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 204 (73.91%) SAP
2 72 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.16%) Oracle
4 14 (5.07%) VMware
5 12 (4.35%) Cisco
6 5 (1.81%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.09%) IBM
7 3 (1.09%) Intel
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.09%) Snow
7 3 (1.09%) Veritas
8 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.72%) Dell
8 2 (0.72%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (0.72%) NetApp
8 2 (0.72%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.36%) Apple
9 1 (0.36%) Citrix
9 1 (0.36%) Juniper
9 1 (0.36%) McAfee