Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 88 115
Rank change year-on-year -39 +27 -27
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 57 98 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 2.11% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.60% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 72 52
West Midlands median daily rate £468 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £310 £299 £325
90th Percentile £619 £616 £661
England median daily rate £513 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +10.81% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.85 £43.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -2.67% -5.49% +16.67%

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 4,009 3,769 4,406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.06% 81.28% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,513 2,360 2,437
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £546
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 141 127
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +14.21% -20.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 April 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 April 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 -8 22 £450 +2.27% 2
Warwickshire -14 11 £444 -1.39% 1
Coventry -28 6 £276 -38.67%
Wolverhampton -1 2 £413 -
Worcestershire -6 2 £500 +33.33%
Staffordshire - 2 £513 -
West Bromwich +11 1 - -
Shropshire -14 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £473 - 1
Walsall - 1 £400 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 28 (49.12%) Project Management
2 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (21.05%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.54%) PMO
4 10 (17.54%) Decision-Making
5 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
7 7 (12.28%) ITIL
7 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
8 6 (10.53%) Automotive
8 6 (10.53%) Change Management
8 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 6 (10.53%) Business Transformation
9 5 (8.77%) Change Control
9 5 (8.77%) Degree
9 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.02%) SAP
10 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.02%) Resource Management
10 4 (7.02%) Retail
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Line Management
10 4 (7.02%) Case Management
10 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
11 3 (5.26%) People 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 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.75%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Automotive
2 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Programme Manager
2 8 (14.04%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.77%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Change Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Project Officer
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Programme Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.26%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (5.26%) PMO Lead
5 3 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Programme Director
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Project Officer
6 2 (3.51%) Head of PMO
6 2 (3.51%) Information Security Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Portfolio Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) FMCG
2 2 (3.51%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Project Management
2 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.54%) Decision-Making
5 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 7 (12.28%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.53%) Business Transformation
6 6 (10.53%) Change Management
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Change Control
7 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Case Management
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.02%) Line Management
8 4 (7.02%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.26%) People Management
9 3 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) HND
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
6 1 (1.75%) PgMP
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) PMO
2 3 (5.26%) GDPR
3 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.51%) P3O
3 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.75%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.02%) SAP
1 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Progress