Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 101 145
Rank change year-on-year -50 +44 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 51 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.77% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.86% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 45
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -6.54%
10th Percentile £453 £405 £313
90th Percentile £754 £775 £688
England median daily rate £600 £625 £600
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £54.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £77.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% -51.30% +35.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,932 4,186 5,707
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.75% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,992 2,628 3,327
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 182 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% +12.50% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.18
90th Percentile £35.45 £43.18 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -4.11% +8.57%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
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 Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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 -22 15 £550 -15.38% 3
Worcestershire +2 8 £488 -
Warwickshire -11 3 £581 -8.82%
Coventry -20 3 £626 -13.62% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £581 -
Staffordshire -4 2 £506 -7.95%
Shropshire - 2 £685 -
Walsall - 2 £525 - 1
Solihull -24 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £500 -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 16 (31.37%) Programme Management
2 14 (27.45%) PRINCE2
3 12 (23.53%) Project Management
4 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.73%) ITIL
6 6 (11.76%) SAP
6 6 (11.76%) Manufacturing
6 6 (11.76%) Finance
6 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) Project Governance
7 5 (9.80%) GDPR
7 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.80%) Automotive
7 5 (9.80%) Change Management
8 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.84%) Data Security
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (5.88%) Office 365
9 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
9 3 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
9 3 (5.88%) IT Strategy
9 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.88%) Data Governance
9 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (5.88%) Retail

Programme Manager Skill Set
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 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.96%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) TestRail
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
1 6 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.80%) Automotive
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Military
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Local Government
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Programme Management
2 14 (27.45%) PRINCE2
3 12 (23.53%) Project Management
4 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.73%) ITIL
6 6 (11.76%) Project Governance
7 5 (9.80%) Change Management
7 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) Data Security
8 4 (7.84%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
9 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.88%) Data Governance
9 3 (5.88%) ERP
9 3 (5.88%) IT Strategy
9 3 (5.88%) Migration
10 2 (3.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) GDPR
2 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) SAP
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.96%) Capita
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Informatica