Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 104 96
Rank change year-on-year -23 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 54 96 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.77% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 2.14% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 69 50
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £229 £304 £300
90th Percentile £530 £590 £689
England median daily rate £503 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +11.72% +1.69% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £43.73 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.82% +6.98%

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 3,827 4,481 4,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.59% 82.54% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,430 2,707 2,264
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £245
90th Percentile £550 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 133 165
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £21.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% +6.30% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.33 £10.90 £10.98
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.86 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 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 0 21 £400 -5.88% 4
Warwickshire -11 8 £438 +6.38% 3
Wolverhampton - 6 £350 -
Coventry -11 5 £501 +11.22% 1
Solihull -1 2 £265 -56.73%
Worcestershire -1 1 - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £473 -
Walsall - 1 £400 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 22 (40.74%) Project Management
2 20 (37.04%) Finance
3 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
4 12 (22.22%) PMO
5 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
7 7 (12.96%) Degree
7 7 (12.96%) SAP
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
8 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) Change Management
8 5 (9.26%) Marketing
8 5 (9.26%) Automotive
8 5 (9.26%) Business Transformation
9 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.41%) GDPR
9 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
9 4 (7.41%) PMP
9 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
9 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (7.41%) ERP
9 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
10 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (5.56%) NHS
10 3 (5.56%) Risk Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.26%) Automotive
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.56%) Electronics
5 3 (5.56%) Legal
5 3 (5.56%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Programme Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (5.56%) PMO Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Programme Director
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Process Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Animation
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Photography
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Project Management
2 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.26%) Business Transformation
5 5 (9.26%) Change Management
6 4 (7.41%) ERP
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
6 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.56%) Project Governance
7 3 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.70%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
8 2 (3.70%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (3.70%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.41%) PMP
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) PgMP
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) PMO
2 4 (7.41%) GDPR
3 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.85%) P3O
4 1 (1.85%) QA
4 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.96%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) BT
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy
2 1 (1.85%) VMware