Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Programme Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

IT Programme Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 791 789 798
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 88 99 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.095% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.10% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 75 61
UK median daily rate £600 £613 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% +2.08% -4.00%
10th Percentile £411 £415 £425
90th Percentile £779 £845 £825
UK excluding London median daily rate £497 £530 £500
% change year-on-year -6.32% +6.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

IT Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured IT Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Programme Manager in the UK

IT Programme Manager
Top 13 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 6 months to 20 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
England +21 86 £600 -2.04% 5
London -12 49 £650 -7.14% 3
UK excluding London +22 38 £497 -6.32% 2
South East +8 12 £538 -14.00%
Midlands +17 10 £425 -26.09%
North of England +55 8 £445 -1.11%
West Midlands +24 8 £400 -30.43%
North West +17 3 £625 +42.05%
Yorkshire +14 3 £450 -5.26%
South West +12 3 £438 -10.71%
East of England -24 3 £451 -24.04% 2
North East +63 2 £440 +4.76%
Scotland -16 1 £500 -35.48%

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 46 (52.27%) Finance
2 30 (34.09%) Programme Management
3 23 (26.14%) Project Management
4 21 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.64%) PMO
8 10 (11.36%) Retail
8 10 (11.36%) CRM
9 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 8 (9.09%) Business Transformation
10 7 (7.95%) Programme Delivery
10 7 (7.95%) Programme Governance
10 7 (7.95%) Banking
10 7 (7.95%) Resource Management
11 6 (6.82%) QA
11 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
11 6 (6.82%) Change Management
11 6 (6.82%) SAP
11 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
11 6 (6.82%) PMP
11 6 (6.82%) GDPR
11 6 (6.82%) Customer Acquisition
11 6 (6.82%) Creative Thinking
11 6 (6.82%) Strategic Thinking
11 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.68%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (5.68%) PMI Certification

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 46 (52.27%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Retail
3 7 (7.95%) Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.68%) Marketing
6 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.41%) Electronics
8 1 (1.14%) Back Office
8 1 (1.14%) Billing
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (1.14%) Local Government
8 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.14%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) .NET
1 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) EPoS
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) Smartcard
3 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) BYOD
5 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Equities
5 1 (1.14%) FMCG
5 1 (1.14%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Robotics
5 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Windows
1 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) Programme Management
2 23 (26.14%) Project Management
3 21 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.36%) CRM
7 8 (9.09%) Business Transformation
8 7 (7.95%) Programme Delivery
8 7 (7.95%) Programme Governance
8 7 (7.95%) Resource Management
9 6 (6.82%) Change Management
9 6 (6.82%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (6.82%) Customer Acquisition
9 6 (6.82%) Strategic Thinking
9 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.68%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (4.55%) ERP
11 4 (4.55%) Migration
11 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) PMP
3 5 (5.68%) Degree
3 5 (5.68%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) APMP
4 1 (1.14%) CISM
4 1 (1.14%) CISSP
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) PMO
2 6 (6.82%) GDPR
2 6 (6.82%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.14%) EMIR
4 1 (1.14%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.82%) SAP
2 3 (3.41%) Remedy
3 2 (2.27%) Siebel
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) Pega
4 1 (1.14%) Temenos