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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 319 287 259
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 354 366 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.67% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.72% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 248 272
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£500 £520 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £489 £488
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.22%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -24 314 £500 -1.96% 78
London -29 150 £550 +4.76% 35
South East +6 63 £475 -2.06% 9
Scotland -10 34 £500 -13.04% 2
City of London -21 32 £581 +8.13% 15
Edinburgh -3 30 £525 -8.69% 1
East of England +9 22 £500 -12.08% 8
Hampshire +5 20 £470 -4.57% 2
Berkshire +6 17 £550 +15.78% 5
North West -35 17 £500 -9.09% 8
Yorkshire -20 16 £475 +11.76% 8
South West -7 15 £505 +3.58% 6
West Midlands +2 12 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire -20 12 £464 +9.11% 5
East Midlands +6 11 £425 -5.55% 2
Hertfordshire +5 11 £488 -18.75% 4
Oxfordshire -14 10 £385 -
Luton +14 7 £500 -4.76%
Bedfordshire +12 7 £500 -5.88% 1
Manchester -7 7 £625 +19.04% 2
Bristol 0 6 £480 +6.66% 2
Cheshire -19 6 £450 -25.00% 3
Birmingham +5 5 £450 - 2
Leeds -27 5 £439 +3.23% 3
Somerset +5 4 - -
Slough +3 4 £550 +22.22%
Northamptonshire -1 4 £463 -7.50% 1
Hook -2 4 £433 -12.18%
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £475 +18.75%
Surrey -7 4 £450 -7.21%

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 351 (47.50%) Project Management
2 276 (37.35%) Finance
3 212 (28.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 187 (25.30%) PRINCE2
5 147 (19.89%) Banking
6 140 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (8.66%) Retail
8 61 (8.25%) Programme Management
8 61 (8.25%) Migration
9 51 (6.90%) Change Management
10 50 (6.77%) MS Project
11 43 (5.82%) Degree
11 43 (5.82%) Risk Management
11 43 (5.82%) PMP
12 42 (5.68%) PMI Certification
12 42 (5.68%) Project Planning
13 40 (5.41%) Supplier Management
13 40 (5.41%) Data Centre
14 37 (5.01%) ITIL
15 36 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 35 (4.74%) Microsoft
16 35 (4.74%) Change Control
17 33 (4.47%) Scrum
18 32 (4.33%) CRM
18 32 (4.33%) Security Cleared
19 31 (4.19%) Waterfall
19 31 (4.19%) Telecoms
20 29 (3.92%) Asset Management
21 28 (3.79%) Investment Banking
21 28 (3.79%) Business Transformation

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.95%) CMS
3 4 (0.54%) Confluence
4 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.27%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.14%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (6.77%) MS Project
2 27 (3.65%) MS Office
3 26 (3.52%) MS Excel
4 10 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.27%) Agresso
3 2 (0.27%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.14%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.14%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) BASE24
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.68%) Office 365
2 3 (0.41%) PaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.14%) Veeva
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.57%) LAN
2 17 (2.30%) WAN
3 9 (1.22%) SAN
4 6 (0.81%) Internet
5 5 (0.68%) Wireless
6 4 (0.54%) Firewall
6 4 (0.54%) 4G
6 4 (0.54%) VoLTE
6 4 (0.54%) Intranet
7 3 (0.41%) Network Security
7 3 (0.41%) 3G
7 3 (0.41%) ATM
8 2 (0.27%) VoIP
8 2 (0.27%) DMZ
8 2 (0.27%) RIP
8 2 (0.27%) MPLS
8 2 (0.27%) OSPF
8 2 (0.27%) BGP
8 2 (0.27%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.49%) Big Data
3 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.54%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.41%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.27%) HBase
6 2 (0.27%) DB2
6 2 (0.27%) Adabas
6 2 (0.27%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.27%) IDOL
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.27%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.27%) QlikView
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (1.22%) JIRA
2 6 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.14%) ERwin
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 276 (37.35%) Finance
2 147 (19.89%) Banking
3 64 (8.66%) Retail
4 31 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.98%) Legal
7 19 (2.57%) Publishing
8 18 (2.44%) Front Office
8 18 (2.44%) Retail Banking
9 16 (2.17%) Marketing
10 14 (1.89%) Local Government
11 11 (1.49%) Back Office
12 9 (1.22%) Law
13 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.81%) Billing
15 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.54%) Advertising
17 3 (0.41%) German Language
17 3 (0.41%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.35%) .NET
2 5 (0.68%) Middleware
3 4 (0.54%) Web Services
3 4 (0.54%) HTML
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.41%) HTML5
5 2 (0.27%) XML
5 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.14%) jQuery
6 1 (0.14%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.14%) JSON
6 1 (0.14%) EDI
6 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 24 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (1.62%) PMI
4 11 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
5 10 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.35%) Smart Meter
6 9 (1.22%) NHS
7 8 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.08%) User Experience
8 6 (0.81%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 6 (0.81%) Derivative
9 5 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.54%) FMCG
10 4 (0.54%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.54%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.03%) Windows
2 6 (0.81%) Android
2 6 (0.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.54%) Linux
3 4 (0.54%) UNIX
4 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.14%) VMS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (47.50%) Project Management
2 212 (28.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 187 (25.30%) PRINCE2
4 140 (18.94%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (8.25%) Programme Management
5 61 (8.25%) Migration
6 51 (6.90%) Change Management
7 43 (5.82%) Risk Management
8 42 (5.68%) Project Planning
9 40 (5.41%) Supplier Management
10 37 (5.01%) ITIL
11 35 (4.74%) Change Control
12 33 (4.47%) Scrum
13 32 (4.33%) CRM
14 31 (4.19%) Waterfall
15 29 (3.92%) Asset Management
16 28 (3.79%) Business Transformation
17 24 (3.25%) E-Commerce
18 23 (3.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 21 (2.84%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.62%) C
2 6 (0.81%) Java
2 6 (0.81%) SQL
3 3 (0.41%) VB
3 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.27%) C#
4 2 (0.27%) NATURAL
5 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.14%) Caml Language
5 1 (0.14%) COBOL
5 1 (0.14%) RPG
Qualifications
1 43 (5.82%) PMP
1 43 (5.82%) Degree
2 42 (5.68%) PMI Certification
3 36 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 32 (4.33%) Security Cleared
5 23 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 22 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.22%) APMP
8 2 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.27%) CCIE
8 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
9 1 (0.14%) MCP
9 1 (0.14%) PgMP
9 1 (0.14%) IIBA
9 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.76%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) SLA
2 5 (0.68%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.54%) FATCA
4 3 (0.41%) EMIR
4 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.14%) GMP
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) DICOM
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) vCloud
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.81%) SCCM
2 4 (0.54%) SCOM
3 2 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (4.74%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.38%) Oracle
3 17 (2.30%) SAP
4 10 (1.35%) Citrix
4 10 (1.35%) VMware
5 7 (0.95%) Cisco
6 5 (0.68%) IBM
6 5 (0.68%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.54%) Juniper
7 4 (0.54%) Google
7 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.41%) Mercator
8 3 (0.41%) Charles River
8 3 (0.41%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.41%) Retek
8 3 (0.41%) HP
8 3 (0.41%) Planview
8 3 (0.41%) Pega
8 3 (0.41%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.27%) TOWER Software
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