The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 104 95
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 38 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.71% 0.91% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.96% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 24
Median daily rate £506 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.95% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £696 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £55.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year -31.81% -0.90%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2091 2614 2430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.54% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1457 1368
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 72 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Solihull - 14 £625 -
Warwickshire +2 5 £469 -14.77% 1
Birmingham -2 5 £575 +4.54% 2
Coventry +1 3 £725 +20.33%
West Bromwich -4 3 £425 -15.00%
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 19 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 16 (28.07%) Project Management
3 14 (24.56%) Finance
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.28%) PMI Certification
7 6 (10.53%) IBM
7 6 (10.53%) HP
7 6 (10.53%) LAN
7 6 (10.53%) WAN
7 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
8 5 (8.77%) Fujitsu
8 5 (8.77%) PgMP
8 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
9 4 (7.02%) Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Windows
10 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.26%) PMP
10 3 (5.26%) ITIL
10 3 (5.26%) Change Management
10 3 (5.26%) Economics
10 3 (5.26%) Degree
10 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.26%) People Management
11 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
11 2 (3.51%) PMO

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 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Project
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) LAN
1 6 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
2 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) XML
1 1 (1.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) AIX
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Solaris
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 16 (28.07%) Project Management
3 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
4 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) Economics
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL
7 3 (5.26%) People Management
7 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (3.51%) Line Management
8 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.51%) Programme Governance
8 2 (3.51%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.77%) PgMP
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) PMP
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PMO
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) NFS
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) HP
1 6 (10.53%) IBM
2 5 (8.77%) Fujitsu
3 2 (3.51%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.75%) IFS
4 1 (1.75%) Kronos
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) NGA Human Resources
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
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