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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 305 288 252
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 374 372 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 250 255
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £488 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.02% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £48.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -6.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £45.00 £45.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.20 £45.00 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Senior Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 -39 334 £500 - 81
London -23 157 £550 +4.76% 35
South East +4 65 £500 +1.26% 13
Scotland +3 34 £513 +7.89% 3
City of London -14 30 £575 +6.97% 10
Edinburgh 0 26 £545 +16.57% 2
South West -7 22 £390 -18.96% 6
East of England +15 21 £500 -6.97% 6
Hampshire +14 18 £470 -3.58% 2
North West -46 18 £450 -10.00% 4
Berkshire +15 15 £550 +15.78% 3
West Midlands 0 15 £450 -7.21% 9
East Midlands +2 14 £475 +5.55% 2
Oxfordshire -14 13 £538 +26.47% 2
Yorkshire -18 12 £500 +17.64% 2
West Yorkshire -19 9 £475 +11.76% 2
Cheshire -24 9 £450 -18.18% 1
Bristol +1 8 £420 -5.35% 4
Hertfordshire - 8 £488 - 4
Bedfordshire +14 7 £500 -3.61% 1
Birmingham +1 7 £450 -10.00% 4
Luton - 7 £500 - 1
Surrey -8 6 £475 -5.00% 3
Somerset +7 5 - -
Glasgow +3 5 £450 -18.18% 1
West Sussex -8 5 £500 -
Manchester -15 5 £456 +14.06% 3
Northamptonshire +8 4 £463 -7.50%
Reading +7 4 £475 -5.00%
Slough +5 4 £550 +22.22%

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 355 (46.77%) Project Management
2 303 (39.92%) Finance
3 203 (26.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 188 (24.77%) PRINCE2
5 149 (19.63%) Banking
6 144 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (9.35%) Retail
8 63 (8.30%) Migration
9 57 (7.51%) Programme Management
10 51 (6.72%) Change Management
11 48 (6.32%) MS Project
12 45 (5.93%) Risk Management
12 45 (5.93%) Degree
13 43 (5.67%) Project Planning
14 42 (5.53%) Data Centre
15 40 (5.27%) PMP
16 39 (5.14%) Supplier Management
17 38 (5.01%) PMI Certification
18 37 (4.87%) Scrum
19 36 (4.74%) Microsoft
20 34 (4.48%) ITIL
20 34 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 33 (4.35%) CRM
21 33 (4.35%) Change Control
22 32 (4.22%) Waterfall
22 32 (4.22%) Telecoms
22 32 (4.22%) Asset Management
23 31 (4.08%) Security Cleared
24 30 (3.95%) Oracle
25 27 (3.56%) E-Commerce

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.92%) CMS
3 4 (0.53%) Confluence
4 3 (0.40%) SAS
4 3 (0.40%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.13%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (6.32%) MS Project
2 24 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.03%) MS Office
4 10 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.26%) Finacle
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.26%) Agresso
3 2 (0.26%) Summit
3 2 (0.26%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.13%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.13%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.66%) Office 365
2 2 (0.26%) PaaS
2 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.13%) Veeva
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Trello
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.11%) WAN
2 15 (1.98%) LAN
3 11 (1.45%) SAN
4 9 (1.19%) Internet
5 6 (0.79%) Wireless
6 5 (0.66%) 4G
7 4 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.53%) VoLTE
7 4 (0.53%) Intranet
8 3 (0.40%) ATM
8 3 (0.40%) 3G
8 3 (0.40%) LTE
9 2 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.26%) MPLS
9 2 (0.26%) Firewall
9 2 (0.26%) VPN
10 1 (0.13%) DNS
10 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.58%) Big Data
3 7 (0.92%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.53%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.26%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.26%) HBase
7 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.26%) DB2
7 2 (0.26%) Adabas
7 2 (0.26%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.26%) IDOL
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.26%) QlikView
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 303 (39.92%) Finance
2 149 (19.63%) Banking
3 71 (9.35%) Retail
4 32 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.43%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.29%) Legal
7 22 (2.90%) Retail Banking
8 19 (2.50%) Marketing
9 17 (2.24%) Publishing
10 15 (1.98%) Front Office
10 15 (1.98%) Local Government
11 10 (1.32%) Law
12 9 (1.19%) Back Office
13 8 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.92%) Billing
15 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.53%) Advertising
17 3 (0.40%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.32%) .NET
2 5 (0.66%) Middleware
3 4 (0.53%) Web Services
3 4 (0.53%) HTML
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.40%) HTML5
5 2 (0.26%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.26%) Mason
6 1 (0.13%) JSON
6 1 (0.13%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) J2EE
6 1 (0.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.53%) Data Centre
2 20 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (1.58%) NHS
4 11 (1.45%) PMI
4 11 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
5 10 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 10 (1.32%) Smart Meter
6 8 (1.05%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.05%) User Experience
7 7 (0.92%) Derivative
8 5 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.66%) FMCG
8 5 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.98%) Windows
2 6 (0.79%) Linux
2 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.66%) UNIX
4 3 (0.40%) Android
4 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (46.77%) Project Management
2 203 (26.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 188 (24.77%) PRINCE2
4 144 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (8.30%) Migration
6 57 (7.51%) Programme Management
7 51 (6.72%) Change Management
8 45 (5.93%) Risk Management
9 43 (5.67%) Project Planning
10 39 (5.14%) Supplier Management
11 37 (4.87%) Scrum
12 34 (4.48%) ITIL
13 33 (4.35%) CRM
13 33 (4.35%) Change Control
14 32 (4.22%) Waterfall
14 32 (4.22%) Asset Management
15 27 (3.56%) E-Commerce
15 27 (3.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 24 (3.16%) Business Transformation
17 23 (3.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.71%) C
2 8 (1.05%) SQL
3 5 (0.66%) Java
4 3 (0.40%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.40%) VB
5 2 (0.26%) NATURAL
5 2 (0.26%) C#
6 1 (0.13%) COBOL
6 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.13%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 45 (5.93%) Degree
2 40 (5.27%) PMP
3 38 (5.01%) PMI Certification
4 34 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 31 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 22 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 20 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.19%) APMP
9 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.13%) PgMP
10 1 (0.13%) IIBA
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.58%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 5 (0.66%) COBIT
2 5 (0.66%) SLA
2 5 (0.66%) FATCA
3 4 (0.53%) EMIR
3 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.53%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.26%) MiFID
4 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.13%) GMP
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) vCloud
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.66%) SCCM
2 3 (0.40%) SCOM
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (4.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.95%) Oracle
3 17 (2.24%) SAP
4 11 (1.45%) Citrix
5 10 (1.32%) VMware
6 8 (1.05%) HP
7 7 (0.92%) Cisco
8 6 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.79%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.66%) IBM
10 4 (0.53%) Google
11 3 (0.40%) Mercator
11 3 (0.40%) Retek
11 3 (0.40%) Charles River
11 3 (0.40%) JDA
11 3 (0.40%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.26%) Planview
12 2 (0.26%) Avaloq
12 2 (0.26%) TSYS
12 2 (0.26%) Informatica
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £600 - 850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £800.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £580 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
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iKonnect
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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