The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 101 124
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 23 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.89% 1.13% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.18% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 18
Median daily rate £525 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £385 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £700 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year -31.81% -0.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2447 2806 3017
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.18% 96.36% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1815 1883
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 184 149
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +33.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the South West

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in the South West

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in the South West

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in the South West

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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 +1 9 £415 -20.38%
Gloucestershire +7 5 £538 -10.41%
Bristol -1 4 £513 -14.58% 1
Cornwall - 3 £300 -
Dorset +3 1 £500 -
Devon -4 1 £613 +37.64%
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Project Management
3 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
4 8 (21.62%) PMO
4 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) Banking
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
7 4 (10.81%) Office 365
7 4 (10.81%) Retail
7 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
7 4 (10.81%) ISEB
8 3 (8.11%) C
8 3 (8.11%) Windows
8 3 (8.11%) MS Project
8 3 (8.11%) Change Management
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) Programme Governance
8 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.41%) Change Control

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 2 (5.41%) Confluence
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Primavera
1 1 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) ATM
1 1 (2.70%) WebEx
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Programme Governance
7 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) Change Control
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) CRM
8 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) C
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.41%) APMP
4 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle
1 1 (2.70%) SAP