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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 94 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 -25  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 25 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.73% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.09% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 31
Median daily rate £488 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £272 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £700 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.51 £44.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +26.52%  

Programme Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1742 2484 1794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.83% 82.63% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1480 1112
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 55 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.80 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Programme Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 8 £550 +62.96% 2
Solihull - 5 - - 1
Warwickshire 0 3 £550 +120.00%
Coventry +6 2 £460 -8.00% 1
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 28 (33.73%) Project Management
2 26 (31.33%) Finance
3 22 (26.51%) PRINCE2
4 21 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (15.66%) Migration
6 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.05%) Service Management
7 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL
9 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
9 8 (9.64%) Line Management
10 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
10 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
11 6 (7.23%) Retail
11 6 (7.23%) PMI Certification
11 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.23%) SAP
11 6 (7.23%) PMO
11 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.02%) PgMP
12 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
12 5 (6.02%) Supplier Management
12 5 (6.02%) Marketing
12 5 (6.02%) Fujitsu
12 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
12 5 (6.02%) IT Strategy

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 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Skype
2 2 (2.41%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.20%) LDAP
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.43%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.23%) Retail
5 5 (6.02%) Marketing
6 3 (3.61%) Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Automotive
7 2 (2.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Project Manager
2 16 (19.28%) Programme Manager
3 8 (9.64%) IT Manager
4 7 (8.43%) Bid Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Junior
5 6 (7.23%) Junior Project Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Portfolio Manager
8 3 (3.61%) QA Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Senior Network Project Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Business Relationship Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 2 (2.41%) IT Operations Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (2.41%) WF
2 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Handset
2 3 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) CMDB
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) PMI
4 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Android
1 1 (1.20%) Linux
1 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.20%) Solaris
1 1 (1.20%) Unix
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
1 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Project Management
2 22 (26.51%) PRINCE2
3 21 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (15.66%) Migration
5 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.05%) Service Management
7 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
7 8 (9.64%) ITIL
7 8 (9.64%) Line Management
7 8 (9.64%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (6.02%) Change Management
9 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
9 5 (6.02%) IT Strategy
9 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.02%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.82%) CRM
10 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.20%) Perl
2 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) PMI Certification
1 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (6.02%) PgMP
3 4 (4.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) CCAB
5 1 (1.20%) CITP
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB
5 1 (1.20%) MAPM
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) PMO
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 3 (3.61%) SLA
4 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) SAP
3 5 (6.02%) Fujitsu
3 5 (6.02%) HP
3 5 (6.02%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Guidewire
4 3 (3.61%) VMware
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
5 2 (2.41%) Nokia
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.41%) Remedy
5 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) Civica
6 1 (1.20%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.20%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago