The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £750 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 28 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 72 57
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.20% 0.54% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.55% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £750 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £548
% change year-on-year - +0.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £54.50 £57.00
% change year-on-year -32.07% -4.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 471 731 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.34% 98.65% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 449 344
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +87.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in West Sussex

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Manager in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in West Sussex

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Sussex region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) OpenText
1 4 (66.67%) Maximo
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Documentum
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) PMO
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) PMP
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (66.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PMP
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
2 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) OpenText