The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 127 81 103
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 18 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 1.67% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.78% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 8
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£450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £488 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.02% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +0.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +0.22%
Senior Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3442 2807 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.38% 93.60% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 1514 1101
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 163 174
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Senior Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Project Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the North West region.

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the North West region.

Senior Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -24 9 £450 -18.18%
Manchester -15 5 £456 +14.06% 4
Lancashire +3 1 £500 -
Senior Project Manager
England

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Project Manager in their job title.

1 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) Project Management
3 18 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
5 13 (21.31%) Banking
6 12 (19.67%) Migration
7 9 (14.75%) Programme Management
8 8 (13.11%) ITIL
8 8 (13.11%) Retail
8 8 (13.11%) Local Government
9 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
10 6 (9.84%) Data Migration
11 5 (8.20%) Change Management
11 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
12 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
12 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (6.56%) Business Transformation
12 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (6.56%) SAP
12 4 (6.56%) Oracle
12 4 (6.56%) CRM
12 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (4.92%) ETL
13 3 (4.92%) WAN
13 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
13 3 (4.92%) Citrix
13 3 (4.92%) Analytics
13 3 (4.92%) Data Analytics

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.64%) Agresso
1 1 (1.64%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.64%) Summit
1 1 (1.64%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.64%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.64%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) QlikView
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
General
1 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Retail
3 8 (13.11%) Local Government
4 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Law
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) NHS
3 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Handset
4 1 (1.64%) Economics
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Project Management
2 18 (29.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
4 12 (19.67%) Migration
5 9 (14.75%) Programme Management
6 8 (13.11%) ITIL
7 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.84%) Data Migration
8 6 (9.84%) Project Planning
9 5 (8.20%) Change Management
10 4 (6.56%) CRM
10 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.56%) Business Transformation
11 3 (4.92%) Analytics
11 3 (4.92%) Data Analytics
11 3 (4.92%) ETL
11 3 (4.92%) Supplier Management
12 2 (3.28%) Data Management
12 2 (3.28%) ERP
12 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle
1 4 (6.56%) SAP
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) Informatica
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.64%) Avaloq
4 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint