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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Management (Program Management)
England / South West
Rank 43 56 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 111 94 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.27% 3.24% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 4.06% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 68 75
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £633 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +15.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £47.33 £51.57
% change year-on-year -8.09% -8.22%  

Programme Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2116 2318 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.48% 79.88% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1528 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Programme Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +31 37 £340 -35.23% 16
Bristol -6 26 £375 +3.44% 29
Somerset 0 17 £375 -7.40% 9
Gloucestershire 0 11 £375 - 8
Dorset -1 2 £445 +60.36%
Devon - 1 £475 -
Programme Management
England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 194 (87.78%) Finance
2 153 (69.23%) Manufacturing
3 141 (63.80%) Business Intelligence
4 139 (62.90%) SAP
4 139 (62.90%) Telecoms
5 138 (62.44%) Marketing
6 137 (61.99%) Digital Marketing
6 137 (61.99%) Electronics
6 137 (61.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 115 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (33.03%) Project Management
9 72 (32.58%) Security Cleared
10 53 (23.98%) SC Cleared
11 52 (23.53%) MS Project
11 52 (23.53%) SharePoint
12 42 (19.00%) Project Planning
13 40 (18.10%) AngularJS
13 40 (18.10%) MS Office
13 40 (18.10%) SQL
14 37 (16.74%) MVC
15 34 (15.38%) Scrum
15 34 (15.38%) C#
15 34 (15.38%) Office 365
15 34 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
16 33 (14.93%) .NET
17 31 (14.03%) Java
18 29 (13.12%) PRINCE2
18 29 (13.12%) PMO
19 27 (12.22%) Microsoft
20 26 (11.76%) JSON

Programme Management
Top Related 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 52 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 34 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (6.79%) Mule
3 15 (6.79%) Mule ESB
4 12 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.26%) Apache
6 4 (1.81%) Confluence
7 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.90%) SAS
8 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) Railo
9 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (23.53%) MS Project
2 40 (18.10%) MS Office
3 18 (8.14%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.90%) Windchill
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) Simulink
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 137 (61.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.36%) Primavera
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.90%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.38%) Office 365
2 15 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) IaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) DNS
2 2 (0.90%) DMZ
2 2 (0.90%) Extranet
2 2 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.45%) DCCP
3 1 (0.45%) DHCP
3 1 (0.45%) PPP
3 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.45%) Skype
3 1 (0.45%) SSH
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) WebEx
3 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (0.90%) Big Data
6 2 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.90%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (5.43%) JIRA
1 12 (5.43%) Selenium
2 11 (4.98%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.52%) Cucumber
3 10 (4.52%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.62%) SoapUI
5 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.71%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.71%) Maven
7 5 (2.26%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.81%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.36%) JUnit
9 3 (1.36%) Subversion
10 2 (0.90%) Ant
10 2 (0.90%) Grunt
10 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 194 (87.78%) Finance
2 153 (69.23%) Manufacturing
3 139 (62.90%) Telecoms
4 138 (62.44%) Marketing
5 137 (61.99%) Electronics
6 9 (4.07%) Retail
7 6 (2.71%) Banking
8 4 (1.81%) Military
9 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Front Office
10 1 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (25.79%) Developer
2 24 (10.86%) Project Manager
3 21 (9.50%) Analyst
4 19 (8.60%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.43%) Coordinator
7 12 (5.43%) Project Coordinator
8 11 (4.98%) Angular Developer
8 11 (4.98%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.98%) Tester
9 10 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (4.52%) QA Tester
9 10 (4.52%) SharePoint Developer
9 10 (4.52%) Software QA Tester
9 10 (4.52%) Software Tester
9 10 (4.52%) Support Officer
10 9 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.07%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.10%) AngularJS
2 33 (14.93%) .NET
3 26 (11.76%) JSON
4 24 (10.86%) HTML
5 23 (10.41%) SOAP
6 22 (9.95%) CSS
6 22 (9.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (8.14%) Spring
7 18 (8.14%) XML
8 17 (7.69%) jQuery
9 16 (7.24%) Apache Camel
10 15 (6.79%) Backbone.js
10 15 (6.79%) Ember.js
10 15 (6.79%) Hibernate
10 15 (6.79%) JPA
10 15 (6.79%) Spring Integration
10 15 (6.79%) Spring MVC
11 13 (5.88%) REST
12 12 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.17%) User Experience
2 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
2 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
3 2 (0.90%) FMCG
3 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.90%) NHS
3 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
3 2 (0.90%) Wiki
4 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.45%) iPhone
4 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.45%) PMI
4 1 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.07%) Linux
2 8 (3.62%) Windows
3 7 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.36%) Unix
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) CentOS
7 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (63.80%) Business Intelligence
2 137 (61.99%) Digital Marketing
3 115 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (33.03%) Project Management
5 42 (19.00%) Project Planning
6 37 (16.74%) MVC
7 34 (15.38%) Scrum
8 29 (13.12%) PRINCE2
9 17 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (7.24%) BDD
10 16 (7.24%) Integration Testing
11 15 (6.79%) OO
12 14 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (5.43%) ITIL
13 12 (5.43%) OOD
13 12 (5.43%) Risk Management
14 11 (4.98%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 11 (4.98%) Test Scripting
15 10 (4.52%) Compatibility Testing
15 10 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.10%) SQL
2 34 (15.38%) C#
3 31 (14.03%) Java
4 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.71%) C++
7 5 (2.26%) C
7 5 (2.26%) Python
8 4 (1.81%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.36%) Ada
9 3 (1.36%) Ruby
9 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.90%) Perl
10 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.45%) Go
11 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (32.58%) Security Cleared
2 53 (23.98%) SC Cleared
3 25 (11.31%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.81%) Degree
5 3 (1.36%) APMP
5 3 (1.36%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.90%) PMP
6 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) CCNP
7 1 (0.45%) CISA
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CISSP
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.12%) PMO
2 21 (9.50%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.36%) P3O
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) GxP
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) WSUS
2 2 (0.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) Kibana
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 139 (62.90%) SAP
2 27 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.60%) Oracle
4 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco
5 3 (1.36%) HP
6 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.90%) hybris
6 2 (0.90%) IBM
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) Apple
7 1 (0.45%) ATG
7 1 (0.45%) Cadence
7 1 (0.45%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.45%) F5
7 1 (0.45%) PTC
7 1 (0.45%) VMware
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