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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior IT Project Manager
Rank 590 558 570
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior IT Project Manager 16 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.033% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
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£500 £383 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £383 £370
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £44.90 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.90 -

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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -37 15 £500 +33.33% 8
London - 7 £475 - 1
South East -10 2 £588 +56.66% 2
South West - 2 £550 -
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
City of London - 2 £663 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £425 -
Oxford -3 1 £675 +80.00% 1
East Midlands -4 1 - -
North West -6 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Oxfordshire -8 1 £675 +80.00% 1
Manchester - 1 £375 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
Bristol - 1 £600 -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1

Senior IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) Project Management
2 21 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Banking
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 5 (13.89%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) NHS
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
5 5 (13.89%) Change Control
6 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) PMI
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 4 (11.11%) Retail
7 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (8.33%) Front Office
7 3 (8.33%) MS Project
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.56%) CA Clarity
8 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.56%) SaaS
8 2 (5.56%) APMP
8 2 (5.56%) MS Office
8 2 (5.56%) Java

Senior IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SAS
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) CA Clarity
2 1 (2.78%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Automotive
5 1 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.78%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) NHS
2 4 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Project Management
2 21 (58.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 5 (13.89%) Change Control
6 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.56%) Logistics
8 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Validation
9 1 (2.78%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
1 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.56%) PMP
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) APMP
5 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
1 2 (5.56%) CA
2 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos
2 1 (2.78%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) SunGard
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix