Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 90 113
Rank change year-on-year -48 +23 -17
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 64 92 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 2.07% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.49% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 64 71
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.17% +12.50%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £269
90th Percentile £688 £575 £650
England median daily rate £525 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.95% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.44 - £38.00
England median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -7.22% +4.65% +10.26%

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 4,332 3,691 5,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.29% 83.17% 83.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,606 2,327 2,908
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £242
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 134 113
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +17.65% -24.44%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.96 £10.73
90th Percentile £36.65 £49.25 £38.95
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

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 July 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 July 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 -11 22 £463 -7.50% 4
Warwickshire -6 14 £385 -22.22% 2
Coventry -36 10 £478 +1.87% 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £513 - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £500 -
Walsall - 2 £300 - 2
West Bromwich +10 1 - -
Wolverhampton -6 1 £575 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £625 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 34 (53.13%) Project Management
2 24 (37.50%) Finance
3 18 (28.13%) PRINCE2
4 16 (25.00%) PMO
5 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 10 (15.63%) ITIL
7 10 (15.63%) Decision-Making
7 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (12.50%) SAP
8 8 (12.50%) Migration
8 8 (12.50%) Resource Management
9 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
10 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.38%) Change Control
10 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
10 6 (9.38%) Automotive
10 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (7.81%) Marketing
11 5 (7.81%) Retail
11 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.81%) Change Management
11 5 (7.81%) Line 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.56%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.38%) Automotive
3 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
5 4 (6.25%) Electronics
6 3 (4.69%) Back Office
6 3 (4.69%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.56%) Law
7 1 (1.56%) Local Government
7 1 (1.56%) Military
7 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 11 (17.19%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Project Officer
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.25%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.69%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Programme Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Manager
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Programme Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Officer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Officer
8 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
1 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (4.69%) WCF
2 1 (1.56%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) FMCG
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Project Management
2 18 (28.13%) PRINCE2
3 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 10 (15.63%) Decision-Making
5 10 (15.63%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Migration
6 8 (12.50%) Resource Management
7 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.38%) Change Control
8 6 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (7.81%) Change Management
9 5 (7.81%) Line Management
9 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.81%) Time Management
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.25%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) C#
1 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.69%) PMP
4 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.13%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.56%) IIBA
6 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) PMO
2 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) P3O
3 1 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) SAP
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Progress