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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Project Manager
Rank 311 307 265
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 372 350 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.72% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 231 221
Average daily rate £500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.57% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 352 £500 - 76
London +25 166 £550 - 31
South East +37 70 £495 +3.12% 15
City of London +48 36 £600 +9.09% 15
North West -25 23 £488 +5.40% 7
Berkshire +14 22 £500 - 3
East of England +1 22 £499 +26.26% 4
Hampshire +21 20 £475 +4.10% 3
South West +3 19 £425 -13.92% 4
Scotland -6 17 £500 +2.04% 5
Edinburgh -12 16 £500 - 4
Yorkshire -27 15 £455 -0.27% 5
East Midlands -10 14 £450 +9.75% 4
West Midlands -12 13 £500 +11.11% 5
Manchester -25 11 £525 +13.51% 6
West Yorkshire -20 9 £453 -0.82% 5
Norfolk - 9 £499 -
Reading -5 8 £457 -9.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £494 -10.22%
Oxfordshire +10 7 £500 +6.60% 4
Hertfordshire -1 7 £500 +28.20%
Cheshire -2 7 £425 -15.00%
Surrey -14 7 £463 +7.55% 4
Nottinghamshire -4 6 £538 +28.74% 4
Nottingham -9 6 £538 +28.74% 3
Leeds -16 6 £500 +16.27% 3
Bracknell - 6 £575 - 1
Gloucestershire +15 5 £369 -
Bristol -8 5 £490 -2.00% 2
North East -18 5 £450 -10.00% 1

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 350 (44.42%) Project Management
2 269 (34.14%) Finance
3 255 (32.36%) PRINCE2
4 187 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (16.50%) Banking
6 114 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (11.42%) Migration
8 68 (8.63%) Programme Management
9 66 (8.38%) Retail
10 61 (7.74%) Risk Management
11 59 (7.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 58 (7.36%) PMI Certification
13 51 (6.47%) Microsoft
14 49 (6.22%) Change Management
15 48 (6.09%) Change Control
16 47 (5.96%) Degree
16 47 (5.96%) Security Cleared
17 42 (5.33%) Scrum
18 41 (5.20%) PMP
18 41 (5.20%) ITIL
19 39 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (4.95%) Data Centre
20 38 (4.82%) SAP
21 37 (4.70%) MS Project
22 35 (4.44%) Matrix Management
23 34 (4.31%) Project Planning
24 31 (3.93%) Telecoms
25 30 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
25 30 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 30 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.89%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.38%) CMS
3 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.38%) JBoss
4 2 (0.25%) Confluence
4 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.13%) Apache
5 1 (0.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.13%) Moodle
5 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (4.70%) MS Project
2 29 (3.68%) MS Office
3 19 (2.41%) MS Excel
4 14 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.51%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.51%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.51%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.51%) Sonata
2 4 (0.51%) Tercero
3 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.25%) Primavera
4 2 (0.25%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.03%) Office 365
2 10 (1.27%) SaaS
3 6 (0.76%) IaaS
4 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.25%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.03%) WAN
2 14 (1.78%) LAN
3 6 (0.76%) Firewall
3 6 (0.76%) Internet
3 6 (0.76%) SAN
4 4 (0.51%) Intranet
5 3 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.25%) 4G
6 2 (0.25%) ATM
6 2 (0.25%) Broadband
6 2 (0.25%) NAS
6 2 (0.25%) NetScreen
6 2 (0.25%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) 2G
7 1 (0.13%) 3G
7 1 (0.13%) DWDM
7 1 (0.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.13%) RFID
7 1 (0.13%) SDH
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (0.76%) Big Data
4 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.51%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.13%) Datazen
6 1 (0.13%) EDMS
6 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.13%) MySQL
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.13%) Power BI
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.14%) JIRA
2 8 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 269 (34.14%) Finance
2 130 (16.50%) Banking
3 66 (8.38%) Retail
4 31 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.43%) Marketing
6 20 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.54%) Legal
7 19 (2.41%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.78%) Billing
8 14 (1.78%) Front Office
9 10 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.14%) Advertising
10 9 (1.14%) Local Government
11 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.02%) Publishing
12 7 (0.89%) Law
13 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.51%) Back Office
14 4 (0.51%) Electronics
15 3 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.89%) Middleware
2 3 (0.38%) Web Services
3 2 (0.25%) HTML
4 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.13%) CGI
4 1 (0.13%) CSS
4 1 (0.13%) Dojo
4 1 (0.13%) HTML5
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.13%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.13%) Servlets
4 1 (0.13%) Velocity
4 1 (0.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
1 39 (4.95%) Data Centre
2 29 (3.68%) PMI
3 15 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 15 (1.90%) NHS
4 12 (1.52%) Credit Risk
4 12 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 11 (1.40%) Market Risk
6 10 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (0.76%) Life Science
7 6 (0.76%) User Experience
7 6 (0.76%) Video on Demand
8 5 (0.63%) Derivative
9 4 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.51%) DTV
9 4 (0.51%) Economics
9 4 (0.51%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.38%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.38%) FMCG
10 3 (0.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.78%) Windows
2 5 (0.63%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.51%) Linux
3 4 (0.51%) Unix
4 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.25%) OpenVMS
5 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.13%) AIX
6 1 (0.13%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) VME
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (44.42%) Project Management
2 255 (32.36%) PRINCE2
3 187 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 114 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (11.42%) Migration
6 68 (8.63%) Programme Management
7 61 (7.74%) Risk Management
8 49 (6.22%) Change Management
9 48 (6.09%) Change Control
10 42 (5.33%) Scrum
11 41 (5.20%) ITIL
12 35 (4.44%) Matrix Management
13 34 (4.31%) Project Planning
14 30 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 29 (3.68%) Service Management
16 28 (3.55%) Data Migration
16 28 (3.55%) Project Governance
17 27 (3.43%) Business Transformation
18 25 (3.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.14%) Java
2 3 (0.38%) C
2 3 (0.38%) C#
2 3 (0.38%) Python
3 2 (0.25%) C++
3 2 (0.25%) SQL
4 1 (0.13%) ABAP
4 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.13%) COBOL
4 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (7.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 58 (7.36%) PMI Certification
3 47 (5.96%) Degree
3 47 (5.96%) Security Cleared
4 41 (5.20%) PMP
5 30 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 25 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.78%) APMP
8 12 (1.52%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.63%) ISEB
12 3 (0.38%) CISSP
13 2 (0.25%) PgMP
14 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.13%) CAPM
14 1 (0.13%) CISA
14 1 (0.13%) CISMP
14 1 (0.13%) GIAC
14 1 (0.13%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.65%) QA
2 12 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.27%) SEPA
4 9 (1.14%) MiFID
5 3 (0.38%) SLA
6 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) FATCA
6 2 (0.25%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) EMIR
7 1 (0.13%) FINREP
7 1 (0.13%) P3O
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.13%) XenApp
3 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (0.25%) Munin
1 2 (0.25%) Nagios
2 1 (0.13%) MOM
2 1 (0.13%) SCCM
2 1 (0.13%) SCOM
2 1 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.82%) SAP
3 29 (3.68%) Oracle
4 15 (1.90%) ServiceNow
5 12 (1.52%) BT
6 9 (1.14%) Cisco
7 8 (1.02%) IBM
8 7 (0.89%) Cognos
8 7 (0.89%) JDA
8 7 (0.89%) Kronos
8 7 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.89%) VMware
9 5 (0.63%) Citrix
9 5 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.51%) Avaloq
11 3 (0.38%) EMC
11 3 (0.38%) F5
11 3 (0.38%) iSOFT
11 3 (0.38%) Juniper
11 3 (0.38%) Lotus
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