The median contractor rate for a IT Programme Manager was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Programme Manager
UK
Rank 566 578 564
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 33 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.099% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 37
Median daily rate £581 £610 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +10.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £408 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £800 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £536 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Programme Manager in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Programme Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Programme Manager in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Programme Manager in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Programme Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Programme Manager in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +25 33 £581 -3.12% 2
London +12 14 £619 -11.60%
South East +21 10 £510 -6.84%
Yorkshire +10 4 £700 +0.03% 1
West Sussex - 4 £450 -
City of London +9 3 £504 -25.37%
West Yorkshire +6 3 £700 +0.03% 1
Berkshire - 3 £563 -
North West +17 2 £325 -25.71%
Leeds +6 2 £700 +0.03% 1
Crawley - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £555 -
Manchester +17 1 £325 -23.52%
West Midlands +14 1 £425 -
South West +1 1 - -
East of England -6 1 £625 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £563 -
Truro - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £625 - 1
Croydon - 1 £613 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £510 -

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT 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 featuring IT Programme Manager in the job title.

1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 31 (45.59%) Programme Management
3 19 (27.94%) Project Management
4 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.59%) Change Management
6 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
6 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.71%) Business Transformation
8 8 (11.76%) Analytics
8 8 (11.76%) PMO
8 8 (11.76%) Banking
8 8 (11.76%) Migration
8 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 8 (11.76%) Service Management
9 7 (10.29%) Retail
9 7 (10.29%) Degree
9 7 (10.29%) Resource Management
9 7 (10.29%) Data Analytics
10 6 (8.82%) Change Control
10 6 (8.82%) Line Management
10 6 (8.82%) Programme Governance
10 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
10 6 (8.82%) Supplier Management
10 6 (8.82%) ITIL
11 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.35%) Legal
11 5 (7.35%) Matrix Management
11 5 (7.35%) Workday
11 5 (7.35%) Waterfall

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (4.41%) CMS
1 3 (4.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Maximo
2 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Office 365
1 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Retail
4 5 (7.35%) Legal
5 4 (5.88%) Advertising
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.41%) Games
7 2 (2.94%) Back Office
7 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Law
8 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.47%) Electronics
8 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.47%) Front Office
8 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Learning Management System
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.94%) PACS
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) FMCG
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) NPfIT
5 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Programme Management
2 19 (27.94%) Project Management
3 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.59%) Change Management
5 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.71%) Business Transformation
7 8 (11.76%) Analytics
7 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.76%) Service Management
8 7 (10.29%) Data Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) Resource Management
9 6 (8.82%) Change Control
9 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.82%) ITIL
9 6 (8.82%) Line Management
9 6 (8.82%) Programme Governance
9 6 (8.82%) Supplier Management
10 5 (7.35%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.41%) PMP
5 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) PgMP
5 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.47%) CIMA
6 1 (1.47%) CISA
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) PMO
2 2 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) COBIT
3 1 (1.47%) GxP
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Workday
2 4 (5.88%) Saba
2 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
3 3 (4.41%) OpenText
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Wallstreet Suite