Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Programme Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 184 177
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £468 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.44% -18.70% -14.81%
10th Percentile £375 £376 £563
90th Percentile £520 £675 £588
England median daily rate £600 £600 £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,468 5,169 4,635
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.64% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,791 3,098 2,599
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £208 £219 £225
90th Percentile £538 £541 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 229 222
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +7.26%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.60 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.00 £36.65 £37.38
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.50

IT Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Programme Manager in the West Midlands

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Programme Manager in the West Midlands

IT Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
Birmingham -2 4 £425 -18.47% 1
Walsall - 1 £400 -
IT Programme Manager
England

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring IT Programme Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) SAP