The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Project Manager
Rank 604 581 586
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior IT Project Manager 39 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.053% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.056% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 16
Median daily rate £410 £563 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £474 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £750 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £519 £456
% change year-on-year
-22.89% +13.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior IT Project Manager in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 35 £405 -31.06% 7
South East - 15 £400 - 3
London +3 9 £575 -4.16% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £400 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £463 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £400 - 1
Edinburgh -11 4 £650 -
Scotland -13 4 £650 -
North West -14 4 £444 -24.46% 1
East Midlands - 4 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £400 -
Northampton - 4 £400 -
Cheshire -4 3 £425 -
City of London +40 2 £410 -30.21%
Macclesfield -1 2 - -
South West -7 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £396 -
Bristol - 2 - -
East of England +5 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £488 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £575 -
Warrington - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 - -

Senior IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior IT Project 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 featuring Senior IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 34 (47.89%) Project Management
2 31 (43.66%) Finance
3 27 (38.03%) PRINCE2
4 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (22.54%) PMI Certification
6 13 (18.31%) PMP
6 13 (18.31%) Retail
7 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (16.90%) ERP
8 11 (15.49%) Business Analysis
8 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (14.08%) Supplier Management
9 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
11 8 (11.27%) Banking
12 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
12 7 (9.86%) Change Management
13 6 (8.45%) Migration
13 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
14 5 (7.04%) Business Transformation
14 5 (7.04%) Logistics
14 5 (7.04%) Oracle
14 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
15 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (5.63%) PRINCE
15 4 (5.63%) MS Project
15 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (5.63%) SDLC
15 4 (5.63%) Mentoring

Senior IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (1.41%) CMS
1 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Project
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.41%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.41%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.41%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) SAN
3 1 (1.41%) ATM
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Retail
3 8 (11.27%) Banking
4 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.82%) Advertising
7 2 (2.82%) Automotive
7 2 (2.82%) Law
8 1 (1.41%) Billing
8 1 (1.41%) Front Office
8 1 (1.41%) Legal
8 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
1 3 (4.23%) PMI
1 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.41%) Derivative
3 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.41%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.41%) NHS
3 1 (1.41%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows
1 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.89%) Project Management
2 27 (38.03%) PRINCE2
3 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.90%) ERP
5 11 (15.49%) Business Analysis
6 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (14.08%) Supplier Management
7 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.86%) Change Management
9 6 (8.45%) Migration
9 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.04%) Business Transformation
10 5 (7.04%) Logistics
11 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.63%) People Management
11 4 (5.63%) PRINCE
11 4 (5.63%) SDLC
12 3 (4.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) PMI Certification
2 13 (18.31%) PMP
3 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) APMG
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) MiFID
2 1 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.41%) EMIR
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.41%) Avaya
4 1 (1.41%) Cadence
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.41%) NICE Systems
4 1 (1.41%) Remedy
4 1 (1.41%) SAP