The median contractor rate for a Senior Programme Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Programme Manager
UK
Rank 566 589 581
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programme Manager 43 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.098% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 28
Median daily rate £550 £588 £553
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +6.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £433 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £786 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -8.18% +10.00%  
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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
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 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £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%  

Senior Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programme Manager in the UK

Senior Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Programme Manager in the UK

Senior Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Programme Manager over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Programme Manager in the UK

Senior Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Programme Manager in the UK

Senior Programme Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +30 39 £550 -4.34% 1
London +20 16 £800 +10.34% 1
South East +27 8 £500 -9.09%
Yorkshire +20 5 £550 -
Hampshire +12 4 £513 -5.74%
South West +4 4 £550 +42.85%
East of England -1 4 £550 -15.38%
West Midlands +13 3 £413 -16.03%
Kent - 3 £468 -
Ipswich - 3 £550 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Suffolk - 3 £550 -
Scotland +21 2 £438 -35.18%
Edinburgh +16 2 £438 -35.18%
City of London 0 2 £688 -6.77%
Selby - 2 £550 -
North West +26 1 - -
West Yorkshire +15 1 £450 -
Leeds +10 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire +6 1 £550 -
Wiltshire - 1 £550 -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Cornwall - 1 £300 -
Devon - 1 £613 -
Swindon - 1 £550 -
Worcester - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Senior Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Programme Manager in the job title.

1 32 (32.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (29.90%) Programme Management
3 28 (28.87%) Finance
4 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (22.68%) Project Management
5 22 (22.68%) PRINCE2
6 16 (16.49%) Change Management
6 16 (16.49%) Migration
7 11 (11.34%) PMP
8 10 (10.31%) Banking
9 9 (9.28%) Legal
10 8 (8.25%) Retail
10 8 (8.25%) PMI Certification
10 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
10 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
11 7 (7.22%) Matrix Organization
11 7 (7.22%) Investment Management
11 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
12 6 (6.19%) Front Office
12 6 (6.19%) PMI
12 6 (6.19%) ERP
12 6 (6.19%) CRM
13 5 (5.15%) Application Rationalisation
13 5 (5.15%) PMO
13 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
13 5 (5.15%) APMP
13 5 (5.15%) Asset Management
13 5 (5.15%) Law
14 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
14 4 (4.12%) Windows

Senior 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 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Broadband
1 1 (1.03%) DMZ
1 1 (1.03%) Firewall
1 1 (1.03%) Intranet
1 1 (1.03%) Multicast
1 1 (1.03%) SAN
1 1 (1.03%) WAN
1 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) GIS
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Legal
4 8 (8.25%) Retail
5 6 (6.19%) Front Office
6 5 (5.15%) Law
7 3 (3.09%) Billing
7 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.06%) Local Government
8 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.06%) Marketing
8 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.03%) Advertising
9 1 (1.03%) Automotive
9 1 (1.03%) Electronics
9 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (2.06%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.19%) PMI
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.06%) FMCG
5 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) EPoS
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.03%) AIX
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (29.90%) Programme Management
3 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (22.68%) PRINCE2
4 22 (22.68%) Project Management
5 16 (16.49%) Change Management
5 16 (16.49%) Migration
6 7 (7.22%) Investment Management
6 7 (7.22%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (6.19%) CRM
7 6 (6.19%) ERP
8 5 (5.15%) Application Rationalisation
8 5 (5.15%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.12%) Data Management
9 4 (4.12%) Matrix Management
9 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.12%) Scrum
9 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.12%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) C
2 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) PMP
2 8 (8.25%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) APMP
3 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) MBA
5 2 (2.06%) CISM
5 2 (2.06%) CISSP
5 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.03%) PgMP
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) PMO
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) GDPR
2 1 (1.03%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle
1 4 (4.12%) SAP
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Citrix
3 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.06%) Yardi
4 1 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.03%) Google
4 1 (1.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) NEC
4 1 (1.03%) Planview
4 1 (1.03%) Remedy
4 1 (1.03%) Sybase
4 1 (1.03%) Symantec
4 1 (1.03%) Vermilion
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