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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 64 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.20% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.23% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£513 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
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 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
872 885 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.37% 88.41% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 455 279
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 54
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.34 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) MS Project
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft