The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior IT Project Manager
Rank 579 542 573
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior IT Project Manager 17 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.020% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
Average daily rate £456 £615 £459
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.81% +34.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £483 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £643 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £533 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +57.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £51.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -42 16 £456 -27.86% 2
London -11 10 £613 -5.76% 1
South East -15 4 £450 -26.82%
City of London -5 3 £650 -
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
South West - 2 £450 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Swindon - 2 £450 -
Scotland -1 1 - -
Edinburgh -22 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Senior IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 25 (67.57%) Project Management
2 20 (54.05%) PRINCE2
3 14 (37.84%) Finance
4 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (29.73%) Banking
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Retail
7 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
7 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
7 4 (10.81%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
7 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (8.11%) Change Control
8 3 (8.11%) MS Project
8 3 (8.11%) PMP
8 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (8.11%) Front Office
8 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.41%) Advertising
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) VMware
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management

Senior IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Front Office
5 2 (5.41%) Advertising
6 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.70%) Back Office
6 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) PMI
1 2 (5.41%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.70%) DataPower
2 1 (2.70%) NHS
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Project Management
2 20 (54.05%) PRINCE2
3 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) ERP
5 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.11%) Change Control
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.70%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (2.70%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) PMP
2 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) EMIR
1 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Pega
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Baan