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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 286 245 283
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 358 396 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.78% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.85% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 245 191
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£500 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £50.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%

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
48551 46784 42135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.38% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29792 27671 24104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1968 2263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 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 March 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 -26 331 £500 -4.76% 95
London -11 136 £550 - 35
South East -48 53 £475 -5.00% 20
North West -13 38 £500 +3.89% 11
East of England +20 26 £413 -15.38% 4
Yorkshire -14 26 £435 -8.42% 6
South West +2 25 £500 +5.26% 6
City of London +2 24 £550 +4.76% 18
West Yorkshire -16 24 £458 -3.68% 4
Manchester -6 21 £450 -7.21% 9
Hertfordshire +23 18 £390 -25.71% 1
Scotland -24 18 £475 -2.56% 3
Surrey +2 15 £463 +2.77% 2
West Midlands -4 15 £438 -2.77% 8
Bristol +2 14 £500 -7.83% 3
Leeds -12 14 £430 -9.47% 4
Edinburgh -19 12 £525 -4.54% 1
Berkshire -4 11 £500 -11.11% 6
East Midlands -4 11 £410 -31.66% 4
Oxfordshire -20 7 £500 -27.27% 1
West Sussex - 7 £488 - 1
Essex - 6 £625 - 1
Reading +10 5 £513 -21.15% 3
Northamptonshire -8 5 £500 -16.66% 1
Cheshire -13 5 £500 +8.69% 2
Northampton -16 5 £500 -16.66%
Hampshire -29 5 £415 -12.86% 2
Coventry - 5 £425 - 2
Birmingham -3 4 £650 +44.44% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £550 +37.50% 4

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 293 (41.15%) Project Management
2 279 (39.19%) Finance
3 193 (27.11%) PRINCE2
4 192 (26.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 126 (17.70%) Banking
6 125 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (9.69%) Retail
8 63 (8.85%) Programme Management
9 60 (8.43%) Migration
10 57 (8.01%) Change Management
11 46 (6.46%) Microsoft
12 42 (5.90%) Risk Management
13 40 (5.62%) Oracle
13 40 (5.62%) Degree
14 39 (5.48%) MS Project
15 38 (5.34%) ITIL
16 37 (5.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 37 (5.20%) PMI Certification
16 37 (5.20%) Security Cleared
17 35 (4.92%) E-Commerce
18 33 (4.63%) Change Control
19 32 (4.49%) Project Planning
19 32 (4.49%) CRM
19 32 (4.49%) SAP
20 31 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (4.35%) Telecoms
20 31 (4.35%) Scrum
21 30 (4.21%) MS Office
22 29 (4.07%) Legal
23 28 (3.93%) PMP

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.98%) CMS
3 4 (0.56%) Lync
3 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.42%) SAS
4 3 (0.42%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.28%) Drupal
5 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.14%) FileNet
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (5.48%) MS Project
2 30 (4.21%) MS Office
3 19 (2.67%) MS Excel
4 14 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.42%) HFM
4 3 (0.42%) Summit
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.42%) Finacle
5 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.28%) Endur
5 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.28%) Tridion
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) SaaS
2 2 (0.28%) PaaS
2 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.97%) WAN
2 12 (1.69%) Internet
3 8 (1.12%) LAN
4 5 (0.70%) Broadband
4 5 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.56%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.56%) Wireless
5 4 (0.56%) Intranet
6 3 (0.42%) MPLS
6 3 (0.42%) LDAP
6 3 (0.42%) VPN
6 3 (0.42%) ATM
7 2 (0.28%) LTE
7 2 (0.28%) 4G
7 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 2 (0.28%) SAN
7 2 (0.28%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.14%) DMZ
8 1 (0.14%) DSL
8 1 (0.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (1.12%) Data Mining
3 8 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.56%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.42%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.42%) Big Data
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.28%) Essbase
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.14%) EDMS
8 1 (0.14%) DB2
8 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.14%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 279 (39.19%) Finance
2 126 (17.70%) Banking
3 69 (9.69%) Retail
4 31 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 29 (4.07%) Legal
6 20 (2.81%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.25%) Publishing
8 15 (2.11%) Marketing
9 13 (1.83%) Front Office
9 13 (1.83%) Billing
9 13 (1.83%) Local Government
10 9 (1.26%) Law
11 8 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.70%) Back Office
12 5 (0.70%) Advertising
12 5 (0.70%) Automotive
13 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.12%) .NET
2 5 (0.70%) Middleware
3 4 (0.56%) HTML
4 3 (0.42%) CSS
4 3 (0.42%) Mason
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (0.28%) JSON
5 2 (0.28%) Web Services
5 2 (0.28%) XML
6 1 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.14%) J2EE
6 1 (0.14%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.14%) Ajax
6 1 (0.14%) REST
6 1 (0.14%) CSS3
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (1.97%) PMI
3 11 (1.54%) NHS
3 11 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 7 (0.98%) Data Integration
6 6 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (0.84%) Derivative
6 6 (0.84%) Economics
6 6 (0.84%) User Experience
7 5 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 5 (0.70%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.56%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.42%) Social Media
10 2 (0.28%) Informatics
10 2 (0.28%) FMCG
10 2 (0.28%) IVR
10 2 (0.28%) DTV
10 2 (0.28%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.23%) Windows
2 9 (1.26%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
4 4 (0.56%) UNIX
4 4 (0.56%) Linux
5 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.28%) Android
6 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (41.15%) Project Management
2 193 (27.11%) PRINCE2
3 192 (26.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (8.85%) Programme Management
6 60 (8.43%) Migration
7 57 (8.01%) Change Management
8 42 (5.90%) Risk Management
9 38 (5.34%) ITIL
10 35 (4.92%) E-Commerce
11 33 (4.63%) Change Control
12 32 (4.49%) Project Planning
12 32 (4.49%) CRM
13 31 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (4.35%) Scrum
14 25 (3.51%) PRINCE
14 25 (3.51%) Waterfall
15 20 (2.81%) Service Management
15 20 (2.81%) Data Migration
15 20 (2.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.83%) C
2 7 (0.98%) SQL
3 6 (0.84%) Java
4 3 (0.42%) C#
5 1 (0.14%) COBOL
5 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.14%) VB
5 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.14%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 40 (5.62%) Degree
2 37 (5.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 37 (5.20%) PMI Certification
2 37 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.93%) PMP
4 24 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (1.54%) VCP4
6 8 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.98%) APMP
8 4 (0.56%) MBA
9 3 (0.42%) ISEB
9 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) CIMA
10 1 (0.14%) CAPM
10 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.12%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) COBIT
2 4 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (0.56%) PMBOK
3 3 (0.42%) SLA
3 3 (0.42%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.42%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.42%) FATCA
4 2 (0.28%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) UCITS
5 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 8 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.14%) OpenView
1 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 46 (6.46%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.62%) Oracle
3 32 (4.49%) SAP
4 9 (1.26%) Cisco
4 9 (1.26%) Hyperion
5 8 (1.12%) VMware
5 8 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.12%) Citrix
5 8 (1.12%) HP
6 5 (0.70%) hybris
7 4 (0.56%) IBM
7 4 (0.56%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.42%) JDA
8 3 (0.42%) Mercator
8 3 (0.42%) ATG
8 3 (0.42%) Google
8 3 (0.42%) Avaloq
8 3 (0.42%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.28%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.28%) Planview
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Rate: £350 - £400 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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Manchester
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Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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London
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West Midlands
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Portsmouth
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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City of London
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City of London
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