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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 304 268 281
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 404 410 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.73% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.80% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 277 263
Average daily rate
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£520 £520 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £680 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £498 £500
% change year-on-year
-1.50% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £48.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 -33 356 £515 +0.98% 81
London -20 176 £550 +4.76% 46
South East -20 64 £473 -2.82% 5
Scotland -8 36 £488 -15.21% 3
City of London -10 35 £550 - 8
North West -33 33 £650 +44.44% 8
Edinburgh -14 28 £488 -15.21% 2
Yorkshire -13 25 £453 +6.47% 4
East of England +9 20 £525 - 5
Hampshire -1 16 £450 -8.16% 2
West Yorkshire -16 16 £464 +11.07% 3
West Midlands +13 15 £475 +8.57% 2
Berkshire 0 15 £525 +5.00% 2
Hertfordshire +14 14 £488 -18.75% 2
Cheshire -11 14 £650 +44.44% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 13 £458 +11.92%
Oxfordshire -8 12 £438 -31.10%
South West -18 10 £480 -12.72% 8
Leeds -21 10 £500 +17.64% 1
Milton Keynes -5 8 £436 +4.05%
Warrington -13 8 £690 +11.29%
Manchester -29 8 £650 +44.44% 4
North Yorkshire +2 7 £450 -
East Midlands -9 7 £510 +12.96% 2
York - 7 £450 -
Birmingham +9 6 £440 - 2
Basingstoke +4 5 £403 -19.50%
Reading -6 5 £500 -16.66%
Oxford -15 5 £370 -43.51%
Coventry +3 4 £494 -21.00%

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 352 (44.56%) Project Management
2 287 (36.33%) Finance
3 220 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 203 (25.70%) PRINCE2
5 136 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (17.22%) Banking
6 64 (8.10%) Migration
7 62 (7.85%) Retail
8 60 (7.59%) Programme Management
9 56 (7.09%) PMI Certification
10 53 (6.71%) Risk Management
11 51 (6.46%) Scrum
12 50 (6.33%) Data Centre
13 49 (6.20%) Change Management
13 49 (6.20%) PMP
14 46 (5.82%) Security Cleared
15 43 (5.44%) Change Control
16 42 (5.32%) ITIL
17 41 (5.19%) Project Planning
18 38 (4.81%) Degree
18 38 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 38 (4.81%) Microsoft
19 36 (4.56%) MS Project
20 35 (4.43%) SC Cleared
20 35 (4.43%) Supplier Management
20 35 (4.43%) Investment Banking
21 34 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 34 (4.30%) Business Transformation
22 33 (4.18%) MS Excel
23 32 (4.05%) Asset Management

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 23 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.76%) CMS
3 4 (0.51%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.38%) Confluence
4 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.13%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.13%) Lync
5 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (4.56%) MS Project
2 33 (4.18%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.67%) MS Office
4 19 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.25%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.25%) Agresso
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.13%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.13%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.13%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.13%) BASE24
3 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.63%) Office 365
2 3 (0.38%) PaaS
3 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
4 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.13%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.41%) LAN
2 15 (1.90%) WAN
3 10 (1.27%) SAN
4 6 (0.76%) Intranet
4 6 (0.76%) Internet
5 5 (0.63%) Firewall
5 5 (0.63%) Wireless
6 4 (0.51%) VoLTE
7 3 (0.38%) Network Security
7 3 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.38%) 4G
7 3 (0.38%) 3G
7 3 (0.38%) VoIP
8 2 (0.25%) ATM
8 2 (0.25%) SMS
8 2 (0.25%) DMZ
8 2 (0.25%) RIP
8 2 (0.25%) MPLS
8 2 (0.25%) OSPF
8 2 (0.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.52%) Big Data
3 8 (1.01%) SAP HANA
4 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.25%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.25%) HBase
8 2 (0.25%) QlikView
8 2 (0.25%) IDOL
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.25%) Adabas
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.13%) DB2
9 1 (0.13%) OLAP
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (0.76%) JIRA
2 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.25%) ERwin
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 287 (36.33%) Finance
2 136 (17.22%) Banking
3 62 (7.85%) Retail
4 35 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.42%) Legal
7 24 (3.04%) Front Office
8 17 (2.15%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.77%) Marketing
10 12 (1.52%) Back Office
10 12 (1.52%) Publishing
11 11 (1.39%) Law
12 8 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.89%) Local Government
14 5 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.51%) Advertising
15 4 (0.51%) Billing
15 4 (0.51%) International Banking
16 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.14%) .NET
2 6 (0.76%) Web Services
3 5 (0.63%) Middleware
4 4 (0.51%) HTML
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.38%) HTML5
6 2 (0.25%) XML
7 1 (0.13%) EDI
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.13%) CSS
7 1 (0.13%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.13%) JSON
7 1 (0.13%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.13%) Velocity
7 1 (0.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.33%) Data Centre
2 22 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.15%) PMI
4 13 (1.65%) Biometrics
5 11 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 11 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
6 10 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.27%) NHS
7 9 (1.14%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.01%) Smart Meter
8 8 (1.01%) User Experience
9 7 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.63%) DTV
11 5 (0.63%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.63%) Derivative
11 5 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.77%) Windows
2 6 (0.76%) Android
3 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.38%) Linux
4 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.25%) UNIX
5 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (44.56%) Project Management
2 220 (27.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 203 (25.70%) PRINCE2
4 136 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (8.10%) Migration
6 60 (7.59%) Programme Management
7 53 (6.71%) Risk Management
8 51 (6.46%) Scrum
9 49 (6.20%) Change Management
10 43 (5.44%) Change Control
11 42 (5.32%) ITIL
12 41 (5.19%) Project Planning
13 35 (4.43%) Supplier Management
14 34 (4.30%) Business Transformation
15 32 (4.05%) Asset Management
16 30 (3.80%) Service Management
17 28 (3.54%) CRM
18 26 (3.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 25 (3.16%) Matrix Management
20 24 (3.04%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.39%) C
2 5 (0.63%) Java
3 4 (0.51%) SQL
4 3 (0.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.25%) VB
5 2 (0.25%) NATURAL
5 2 (0.25%) C#
6 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.13%) PHP
6 1 (0.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 56 (7.09%) PMI Certification
2 49 (6.20%) PMP
3 46 (5.82%) Security Cleared
4 38 (4.81%) Degree
4 38 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 35 (4.43%) SC Cleared
6 34 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (2.66%) APMP
8 4 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.25%) CCIE
9 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) PgMP
10 1 (0.13%) IIBA
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB
10 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.28%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) SLA
2 6 (0.76%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.38%) FATCA
4 3 (0.38%) MiFID
4 3 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.25%) EMIR
6 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.13%) P3O
6 1 (0.13%) GMP
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) DICOM
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.38%) vCloud
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.76%) SCCM
2 4 (0.51%) SCOM
3 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.13%) OPNET
4 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 38 (4.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.54%) Oracle
3 22 (2.78%) SAP
4 14 (1.77%) ServiceNow
5 11 (1.39%) Citrix
5 11 (1.39%) VMware
6 10 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 10 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.27%) Cisco
7 8 (1.01%) BT
8 7 (0.89%) IBM
9 5 (0.63%) Juniper
10 4 (0.51%) Lotus
11 3 (0.38%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.38%) NetApp
11 3 (0.38%) Pega
11 3 (0.38%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.38%) Fortinet
11 3 (0.38%) Avaloq
12 2 (0.25%) TSYS
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Rate: £340 - £470 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + (dependent on experience)
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Hampshire
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South West England
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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East of England
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North West England
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North West England
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