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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Project Manager
Rank 268 281 330
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 417 365 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.75% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 257 189
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £389 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.20 £55.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.63% -13.54%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +8 375 £520 -5.45% 107
London +26 206 £525 -7.07% 39
South East +16 61 £490 -1.99% 26
City of London +46 50 £550 - 14
North West +13 37 £450 -5.75% 10
Scotland -3 36 £575 +19.79% 3
Edinburgh +10 30 £575 +25.34% 2
South West -37 21 £550 +11.39% 6
Hampshire +2 19 £513 -2.38% 1
Manchester +1 18 £458 -8.50% 5
East of England -22 15 £525 - 7
Berkshire +10 12 £500 +21.21% 5
Cheshire +10 12 £450 -1.09% 3
Bristol -3 12 £575 +12.19% 3
East Midlands +1 10 £400 -18.57% 2
Yorkshire +1 10 £425 -10.52% 9
West Midlands -15 10 £495 -0.50% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £413 -32.65% 1
Surrey -7 6 £425 +6.25% 5
Glasgow -11 6 £569 +26.24%
Reading +16 5 £500 +37.93% 2
West Yorkshire +2 5 £418 -16.50% 7
Milton Keynes -3 5 £415 -32.24% 1
Oxfordshire -4 5 £580 +54.66% 2
Hook - 5 £525 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £488 - 2
Nottinghamshire +11 4 £525 - 1
Warrington -4 4 £620 - 1
Lancashire -15 4 £547 - 1
West Sussex +3 3 £613 +22.50% 3

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 326 (41.42%) Project Management
2 259 (32.91%) Finance
3 253 (32.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 253 (32.15%) PRINCE2
4 148 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (16.39%) Banking
6 83 (10.55%) Retail
7 71 (9.02%) Migration
8 70 (8.89%) Change Management
9 55 (6.99%) Change Control
10 51 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 50 (6.35%) Security Cleared
12 48 (6.10%) Scrum
12 48 (6.10%) Programme Management
13 47 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 46 (5.84%) ITIL
15 45 (5.72%) PMI Certification
16 41 (5.21%) Oracle
17 40 (5.08%) MS Project
18 35 (4.45%) Telecoms
19 34 (4.32%) SAP
19 34 (4.32%) E-Commerce
20 33 (4.19%) Risk Management
21 32 (4.07%) PMP
22 30 (3.81%) Microsoft
22 30 (3.81%) SC Cleared
23 29 (3.68%) Retail Banking
24 28 (3.56%) Supplier Management
25 27 (3.43%) CRM
25 27 (3.43%) Waterfall

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.25%) Confluence
4 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.25%) Lync
4 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) FileNet
5 1 (0.13%) SAS
5 1 (0.13%) Apache
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 40 (5.08%) MS Project
2 24 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.78%) MS Office
4 11 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.51%) SAP EWM
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.25%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Agresso
5 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.13%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.29%) WAN
2 17 (2.16%) LAN
3 12 (1.52%) Internet
4 6 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.64%) IP Telephony
5 5 (0.64%) VoIP
5 5 (0.64%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (0.51%) Intranet
6 4 (0.51%) Broadband
7 3 (0.38%) SAN
8 2 (0.25%) MGW
8 2 (0.25%) 4G
8 2 (0.25%) PSTN
8 2 (0.25%) ATM
8 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.25%) H.323
9 1 (0.13%) 2G
9 1 (0.13%) Wireless
9 1 (0.13%) GPRS
9 1 (0.13%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.51%) QlikView
2 4 (0.51%) Big Data
2 4 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.13%) Essbase
4 1 (0.13%) Triplestore
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.13%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.13%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 8 (1.02%) JIRA
2 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 259 (32.91%) Finance
2 129 (16.39%) Banking
3 83 (10.55%) Retail
4 35 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.68%) Retail Banking
6 22 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.67%) Front Office
8 20 (2.54%) Legal
9 17 (2.16%) Marketing
10 12 (1.52%) Local Government
11 10 (1.27%) Advertising
12 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.02%) Back Office
14 6 (0.76%) Billing
15 5 (0.64%) Law
16 4 (0.51%) Automotive
16 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.51%) Military
17 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.89%) Middleware
2 5 (0.64%) Web Services
2 5 (0.64%) HTML
2 5 (0.64%) CSS
3 4 (0.51%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.38%) XML
4 3 (0.38%) .NET
4 3 (0.38%) Mason
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.13%) JRules
5 1 (0.13%) LAMP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.13%) SOAP
5 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.13%) REST
5 1 (0.13%) Velocity
5 1 (0.13%) WPF
5 1 (0.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (3.30%) PMI
2 21 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (2.16%) NHS
5 13 (1.65%) Derivative
5 13 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.27%) User Experience
6 10 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.27%) Open Source
7 9 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 7 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.64%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.38%) DTV
12 3 (0.38%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.02%) Windows
2 7 (0.89%) Android
3 5 (0.64%) Linux
3 5 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.38%) UNIX
6 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.13%) VMS
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (41.42%) Project Management
2 253 (32.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 253 (32.15%) PRINCE2
3 148 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (9.02%) Migration
5 70 (8.89%) Change Management
6 55 (6.99%) Change Control
7 48 (6.10%) Scrum
7 48 (6.10%) Programme Management
8 46 (5.84%) ITIL
9 34 (4.32%) E-Commerce
10 33 (4.19%) Risk Management
11 28 (3.56%) Supplier Management
12 27 (3.43%) CRM
12 27 (3.43%) Waterfall
13 25 (3.18%) Project Planning
14 24 (3.05%) Resource Management
14 24 (3.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (3.05%) PRINCE
15 22 (2.80%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.40%) Java
2 5 (0.64%) C
3 3 (0.38%) SQL
4 2 (0.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.13%) ABAP
5 1 (0.13%) C#
5 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.13%) Python
5 1 (0.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 51 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 50 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 45 (5.72%) PMI Certification
5 32 (4.07%) PMP
6 30 (3.81%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.18%) Degree
8 7 (0.89%) APMP
9 5 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.38%) HNC
10 3 (0.38%) HND
10 3 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.25%) ISEB
11 2 (0.25%) MBA
12 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.13%) ACCA
12 1 (0.13%) CCNA
12 1 (0.13%) CCA
12 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.92%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) SLA
3 3 (0.38%) EMIR
3 3 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.38%) FATCA
3 3 (0.38%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.38%) COBIT
3 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) MiFID
4 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) UCITS
5 1 (0.13%) BS25999
System Software
1 10 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.13%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) SCCM
1 2 (0.25%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (5.21%) Oracle
2 34 (4.32%) SAP
3 30 (3.81%) Microsoft
4 14 (1.78%) Cisco
5 10 (1.27%) TOWER Software
6 9 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.14%) Citrix
7 7 (0.89%) IBM
8 5 (0.64%) VMware
9 4 (0.51%) RedPrairie
9 4 (0.51%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.51%) JDA
10 3 (0.38%) Cognos
10 3 (0.38%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.38%) hybris
11 2 (0.25%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.25%) Endeca
11 2 (0.25%) F5
11 2 (0.25%) Verint
11 2 (0.25%) CA
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