The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior IT Project Manager
Rank 550 574 533
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Senior IT Project Manager 36 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.035% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.038% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 5
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£525 £450 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £635 £636
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £533
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Senior IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Senior IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior IT Project Manager within the UK.

Senior IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior IT Project Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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
England +10 35 £525 +16.66% 3
London +12 14 £600 +45.45% 1
South East -17 7 £475 +5.55% 1
South West +3 5 - -
North West -12 5 £488 - 1
Bristol 0 3 - -
Manchester -10 2 £488 -
Berkshire -10 2 £500 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £475 -
Newbury - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £475 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
City of London +17 1 £588 +9.30%
Oxfordshire - 1 £438 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £500 -
Westminster - - - -
Teesside - - - -
North East - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Durham - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Billingham - - - -

Senior IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 25 (46.30%) Project Management
2 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (31.48%) Finance
3 16 (29.63%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) Banking
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE
7 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.26%) Data Management
7 5 (9.26%) Big Data
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
8 4 (7.41%) Retail
8 4 (7.41%) Legal
9 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
9 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
9 3 (5.56%) Front Office
9 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.56%) Windows
9 3 (5.56%) PMP
9 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
9 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Degree
9 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.56%) Master Data Management
9 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

Senior IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (3.70%) ATM
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) HBase
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
3 2 (3.70%) IDOL
4 1 (1.85%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Front Office
5 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) Local Government
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) PMI
2 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.85%) Derivative
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Project Management
2 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (29.63%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE
7 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.26%) Data Management
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
9 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.56%) Master Data Management
10 2 (3.70%) Analytics
10 2 (3.70%) Data Analytics
10 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.70%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C
2 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) PMP
1 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) SAP
1 2 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (1.85%) Ariba
2 1 (1.85%) Informatica
2 1 (1.85%) Kronos