The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Project Manager
Rank 280 299 322
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 399 335 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.69% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 238 184
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -12.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -

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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Senior Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 +16 373 £525 - 109
London -5 193 £550 - 59
South East +7 63 £486 -5.12% 18
City of London +34 45 £550 +4.76% 19
North West +16 42 £450 -35.71% 6
South West -19 28 £525 +16.66% 9
Scotland -4 24 £475 +11.76% 6
Hampshire +3 21 £500 -2.43%
Edinburgh +5 20 £525 +23.52% 3
Bristol -10 17 £550 +46.66% 4
Manchester +2 15 £425 - 1
East of England -23 14 £525 +2.43% 3
Cheshire +13 12 £450 -35.71% 3
Lancashire -4 10 £693 - 1
Berkshire +15 9 £500 +33.33% 6
East Midlands +5 9 £451 -5.15% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £415 -36.15% 2
Oxfordshire -2 8 £580 +54.66% 5
Surrey -9 8 £475 -7.31% 3
Yorkshire -9 8 £425 -8.60% 7
West Midlands -17 7 £498 +4.73% 4
Milton Keynes -2 6 £418 -35.76%
Oxford -7 6 £655 +74.66% 4
West Yorkshire -10 6 £438 -9.32% 5
North East -36 6 £500 +33.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 6 £500 +42.85%
Tyne and Wear -39 6 £500 +42.85%
Glasgow -7 5 £450 -15.49%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £488 -
Hook - 5 £525 -

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 301 (39.87%) Project Management
2 247 (32.72%) Finance
3 239 (31.66%) PRINCE2
4 227 (30.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 142 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
6 128 (16.95%) Banking
7 78 (10.33%) Retail
7 78 (10.33%) Migration
8 63 (8.34%) Change Management
9 55 (7.28%) Change Control
10 53 (7.02%) Programme Management
11 49 (6.49%) Security Cleared
12 48 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 45 (5.96%) Scrum
14 44 (5.83%) PMI Certification
15 43 (5.70%) Oracle
15 43 (5.70%) Telecoms
16 42 (5.56%) ITIL
17 41 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 38 (5.03%) E-Commerce
19 35 (4.64%) Risk Management
20 34 (4.50%) MS Project
21 32 (4.24%) Microsoft
21 32 (4.24%) PMP
22 31 (4.11%) SAP
23 29 (3.84%) SC Cleared
24 26 (3.44%) Degree
24 26 (3.44%) CRM
25 25 (3.31%) PRINCE
25 25 (3.31%) Waterfall

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.66%) Lync
3 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.40%) CMS
5 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.26%) Confluence
5 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) SAS
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 34 (4.50%) MS Project
2 19 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.38%) MS Office
4 12 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.53%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.53%) SAP EWM
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) HFM
5 2 (0.26%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.13%) Agresso
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.13%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.66%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.91%) WAN
2 18 (2.38%) LAN
3 13 (1.72%) Internet
4 7 (0.93%) Broadband
5 5 (0.66%) IP Telephony
5 5 (0.66%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.66%) Intranet
6 4 (0.53%) VoIP
7 3 (0.40%) LDAP
7 3 (0.40%) SAN
8 2 (0.26%) PSTN
8 2 (0.26%) H.323
8 2 (0.26%) 4G
8 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.26%) MGW
9 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.13%) NAS
9 1 (0.13%) Wireless
9 1 (0.13%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.40%) QlikView
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.40%) Big Data
3 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.26%) Essbase
4 1 (0.13%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.13%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.13%) EDMS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.13%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 8 (1.06%) JIRA
2 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 247 (32.72%) Finance
2 128 (16.95%) Banking
3 78 (10.33%) Retail
4 43 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.18%) Retail Banking
6 23 (3.05%) Legal
7 18 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.38%) Front Office
8 15 (1.99%) Marketing
9 11 (1.46%) Local Government
10 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.06%) Back Office
12 7 (0.93%) Advertising
12 7 (0.93%) Publishing
12 7 (0.93%) Billing
12 7 (0.93%) Law
13 5 (0.66%) Automotive
14 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.53%) Military
15 3 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.19%) Middleware
2 6 (0.79%) .NET
3 4 (0.53%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.53%) HTML
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.53%) CSS
4 3 (0.40%) Web Services
4 3 (0.40%) Mason
5 2 (0.26%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.13%) LAMP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.13%) JSON
6 1 (0.13%) Velocity
6 1 (0.13%) WPF
6 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.18%) PMI
2 23 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.52%) NHS
4 17 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.72%) Derivative
7 10 (1.32%) Open Source
7 10 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.19%) User Experience
8 9 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (0.66%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.53%) Social Media
13 4 (0.53%) EPoS
13 4 (0.53%) Economics
14 3 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
15 2 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.59%) Windows
2 8 (1.06%) Android
3 7 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.40%) Linux
7 2 (0.26%) UNIX
8 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (39.87%) Project Management
2 239 (31.66%) PRINCE2
3 227 (30.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 142 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (10.33%) Migration
6 63 (8.34%) Change Management
7 55 (7.28%) Change Control
8 53 (7.02%) Programme Management
9 45 (5.96%) Scrum
10 42 (5.56%) ITIL
11 38 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 35 (4.64%) Risk Management
13 26 (3.44%) CRM
14 25 (3.31%) PRINCE
14 25 (3.31%) Waterfall
15 23 (3.05%) Project Planning
15 23 (3.05%) Resource Management
16 22 (2.91%) People Management
17 21 (2.78%) Supplier Management
18 20 (2.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.06%) Java
2 6 (0.79%) C
3 4 (0.53%) SQL
4 2 (0.26%) C#
4 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 44 (5.83%) PMI Certification
4 41 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 32 (4.24%) PMP
6 29 (3.84%) SC Cleared
7 26 (3.44%) Degree
8 9 (1.19%) APMP
9 6 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.53%) ISEB
10 4 (0.53%) MBA
10 4 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.40%) HNC
11 3 (0.40%) HND
12 1 (0.13%) CCNA
12 1 (0.13%) CCA
12 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ACCA
12 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.52%) QA
2 6 (0.79%) SLA
3 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) FATCA
3 3 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.26%) EMIR
4 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.26%) MiFID
5 1 (0.13%) BS25999
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) SCCM
1 2 (0.26%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 43 (5.70%) Oracle
2 32 (4.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (4.11%) SAP
4 14 (1.85%) Cisco
5 9 (1.19%) Citrix
6 8 (1.06%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.79%) VMware
8 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.66%) IBM
9 4 (0.53%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.53%) JDA
9 4 (0.53%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.40%) hybris
10 3 (0.40%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.40%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.26%) Endeca
11 2 (0.26%) Primavera
11 2 (0.26%) NetApp
11 2 (0.26%) SunGard
North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £478.27 - £557.98 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £540 - £560 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Jumar
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Salt
Rate: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £470 - £530 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £600 - £770 per day
Posted: 6 days ago