The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Project Manager
Rank 78 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.71% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.76% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate £465 £491 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.34% +9.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+0.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Senior Project Manager
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
952 926 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.52% 94.20% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 490 474
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 33
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.55 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.03% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) MS Project
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (13.33%) PMI
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Progress
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore