Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Programme Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Management (Program Management)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 107 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20 0
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 76 118 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.59% 1.90% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.29% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 53
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £247 £270 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £573
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £38.00 £40.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.95% -6.02% +75.80%
10th Percentile £14.85 £38.00 £40.09
90th Percentile £18.75 £38.00 £40.78
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.71% +10.76%

Programme Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3977 5160 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.05% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3087 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 176
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the West Midlands

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in the West Midlands

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the West Midlands

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the West Midlands

Programme Management
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 Programme Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Birmingham +14 25 £463 +12.12% 1
Coventry +13 18 £463 +2.78%
Warwickshire -23 7 £465 +32.86%
Solihull +5 6 £265 -55.83%
Wolverhampton +2 4 £350 +22.81%
Worcestershire +6 1 - -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 21 (27.63%) Project Management
3 19 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.11%) PMO
6 10 (13.16%) Manufacturing
6 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
6 10 (13.16%) Retail
6 10 (13.16%) Marketing
7 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
8 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.53%) ERP
9 7 (9.21%) SAP
9 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
10 6 (7.89%) Degree
10 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (7.89%) Banking
10 6 (7.89%) Change Management
10 6 (7.89%) Automotive
10 6 (7.89%) VMware
11 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.58%) NHS
11 5 (6.58%) Process Management
11 5 (6.58%) CRM
11 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (5.26%) Business Transformation

Programme Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.32%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 2 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (1.32%) SMS
3 1 (1.32%) WebEx
3 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (35.53%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 10 (13.16%) Marketing
2 10 (13.16%) Retail
2 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.89%) Automotive
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Electronics
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Project Manager
2 17 (22.37%) Programme Manager
3 11 (14.47%) IT Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.26%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.95%) IT Programme Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Programme Director
7 3 (3.95%) Programme Office Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Programme Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Programme Planner
8 2 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.63%) Security Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
1 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Animation
4 1 (1.32%) EPoS
4 1 (1.32%) Photography
4 1 (1.32%) PMI
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
1 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Project Management
2 19 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 15 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.53%) ERP
6 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
7 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.58%) CRM
8 5 (6.58%) Process Management
8 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.26%) Data Governance
9 4 (5.26%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.26%) Line Management
9 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.26%) PMP
3 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) MCP
4 1 (1.32%) MCSE
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) PMO
2 4 (5.26%) GDPR
3 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.63%) SLA
5 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) SAP
3 6 (7.89%) VMware
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Remedy
6 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) BT