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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 299 260 269
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 388 404 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.75% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.81% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 269 214
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -24 353 £500 - 89
London -18 149 £550 +2.32% 31
South East -1 70 £475 - 22
North West -38 41 £500 +1.01% 10
Scotland -5 29 £475 - 6
South West +14 28 £450 -5.26% 7
City of London +4 23 £550 +2.32% 7
East of England +20 20 £500 +5.26% 5
West Midlands -5 19 £475 - 4
Hampshire -5 18 £415 -7.77% 5
Manchester -21 17 £475 +11.76% 5
Edinburgh -22 17 £475 +4.97% 1
Oxfordshire -13 16 £515 +24.84% 1
Yorkshire -10 15 £458 +1.66% 4
Bristol +3 13 £450 -7.69% 3
Surrey +11 11 £475 -7.31% 4
West Yorkshire -5 11 £440 -2.22% 3
Cheshire -25 11 £475 -13.63% 3
Birmingham 0 10 £463 -3.64% 2
Berkshire -9 10 £475 +5.55% 5
Glasgow +3 9 £450 +2.85% 4
East Midlands -20 9 £538 +7.50% 5
Bedfordshire +5 8 £488 +2.63% 3
West Sussex -15 8 £430 -9.47% 2
Reading +2 7 £491 +9.16% 1
Leeds -7 7 £430 -4.44% 2
Oxford -9 7 £500 +85.18% 1
Chester +8 6 £500 -
Merseyside -9 6 £550 +4.76% 1
Essex - 6 £600 - 1

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 339 (46.25%) Project Management
2 302 (41.20%) Finance
3 191 (26.06%) PRINCE2
4 189 (25.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 132 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (17.19%) Banking
7 71 (9.69%) Retail
8 56 (7.64%) Programme Management
9 54 (7.37%) Migration
10 50 (6.82%) Degree
11 49 (6.68%) MS Project
12 45 (6.14%) Change Management
13 42 (5.73%) Project Planning
14 39 (5.32%) Risk Management
15 36 (4.91%) ITIL
15 36 (4.91%) Microsoft
16 35 (4.77%) Oracle
17 34 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 34 (4.64%) PMP
17 34 (4.64%) PMI Certification
18 33 (4.50%) CRM
18 33 (4.50%) Supplier Management
19 32 (4.37%) Legal
20 31 (4.23%) Telecoms
20 31 (4.23%) Change Control
21 30 (4.09%) SAP
22 29 (3.96%) Scrum
22 29 (3.96%) Security Cleared
23 28 (3.82%) MS Office
24 27 (3.68%) E-Commerce

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.82%) CMS
3 3 (0.41%) SAS
3 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.41%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.14%) Confluence
5 1 (0.14%) Lync
5 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.14%) FileNet
5 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.14%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (6.68%) MS Project
2 28 (3.82%) MS Office
3 22 (3.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.41%) Finacle
3 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.41%) Summit
3 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.41%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.27%) Tridion
4 2 (0.27%) Agresso
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Endur
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.41%) Office 365
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Trello
3 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.14%) Veeva
3 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.32%) WAN
2 15 (2.05%) LAN
3 10 (1.36%) Internet
4 7 (0.95%) Wireless
5 6 (0.82%) SAN
6 5 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.55%) 4G
8 3 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.41%) VoLTE
8 3 (0.41%) LTE
8 3 (0.41%) VPN
8 3 (0.41%) MPLS
8 3 (0.41%) ATM
9 2 (0.27%) 3G
9 2 (0.27%) Intranet
9 2 (0.27%) Firewall
9 2 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.14%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.36%) Big Data
3 7 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (0.95%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.82%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.68%) SAP BW
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.41%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.27%) IDOL
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.27%) QlikView
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.27%) DB2
8 2 (0.27%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.68%) JIRA
1 5 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 302 (41.20%) Finance
2 126 (17.19%) Banking
3 71 (9.69%) Retail
4 32 (4.37%) Legal
5 31 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.59%) Retail Banking
8 15 (2.05%) Front Office
9 14 (1.91%) Local Government
9 14 (1.91%) Marketing
10 13 (1.77%) Publishing
11 10 (1.36%) Billing
12 9 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.23%) Law
13 7 (0.95%) Back Office
14 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.41%) Advertising
15 3 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.68%) .NET
1 5 (0.68%) Middleware
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (0.41%) HTML
3 2 (0.27%) HTML5
3 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.27%) SAP CO-PA
3 2 (0.27%) Mason
3 2 (0.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.14%) XML
4 1 (0.14%) J2EE
4 1 (0.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.05%) Management Information System
3 14 (1.91%) NHS
4 11 (1.50%) PMI
5 10 (1.36%) Smart Meter
5 10 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
6 9 (1.23%) Data Integration
7 7 (0.95%) User Experience
8 6 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.68%) FMCG
9 5 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.55%) Derivative
11 3 (0.41%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.27%) Economics
12 2 (0.27%) Informatics
12 2 (0.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.00%) Windows
2 8 (1.09%) Windows 7
3 7 (0.95%) Linux
4 5 (0.68%) UNIX
5 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.14%) VMS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (46.25%) Project Management
2 191 (26.06%) PRINCE2
3 189 (25.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 132 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (7.64%) Programme Management
6 54 (7.37%) Migration
7 45 (6.14%) Change Management
8 42 (5.73%) Project Planning
9 39 (5.32%) Risk Management
10 36 (4.91%) ITIL
11 33 (4.50%) CRM
11 33 (4.50%) Supplier Management
12 31 (4.23%) Change Control
13 29 (3.96%) Scrum
14 27 (3.68%) E-Commerce
15 26 (3.55%) PRINCE
15 26 (3.55%) Waterfall
16 24 (3.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 23 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (2.73%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.77%) C
2 6 (0.82%) SQL
3 4 (0.55%) Java
4 3 (0.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.14%) C#
5 1 (0.14%) COBOL
5 1 (0.14%) VB
5 1 (0.14%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 50 (6.82%) Degree
2 34 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 34 (4.64%) PMP
2 34 (4.64%) PMI Certification
3 29 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.95%) APMP
7 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) ISEB
10 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) IIBA
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.14%) CIMA
10 1 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.82%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.55%) COBIT
3 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.55%) FATCA
4 3 (0.41%) EMIR
4 3 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) OpenView
2 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (4.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (4.77%) Oracle
3 30 (4.09%) SAP
4 10 (1.36%) Citrix
4 10 (1.36%) VMware
5 9 (1.23%) HP
5 9 (1.23%) Cisco
6 7 (0.95%) Hyperion
7 6 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.82%) IBM
8 4 (0.55%) JDA
8 4 (0.55%) Google
8 4 (0.55%) hybris
9 3 (0.41%) Avaloq
9 3 (0.41%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.41%) Mercator
10 2 (0.27%) Kronos
10 2 (0.27%) Informatica
10 2 (0.27%) Retek
10 2 (0.27%) Cognos
Berkshire
Cititec
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Fieldfisher
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
Clarks
Posted: 15 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago