The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Project Manager
Rank 284 253 299
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 365 385 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.75% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.81% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 272 194
Average daily rate
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£520 £503 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £395 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £489 £453
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +8.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -25.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 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 31 July 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 -36 318 £513 -1.91% 76
London +23 184 £525 -12.50% 28
South East -30 46 £485 -3.00% 15
City of London +26 45 £550 -7.94% 9
Scotland -15 34 £575 +19.79% 4
North West -1 26 £525 +16.66% 10
Edinburgh -20 25 £575 +21.05% 4
Berkshire +8 17 £475 -5.00% 3
Cheshire +4 15 £600 +40.35% 2
South West -31 14 £488 +2.63% 4
Yorkshire -1 13 £425 -5.55% 3
East of England -16 13 £569 +13.75% 6
West Midlands -18 13 £450 -10.00% 5
West Yorkshire -6 8 £425 -5.55% 2
Surrey -8 8 £456 -8.75% 2
Hampshire -8 8 £493 -10.45% 3
Leeds -9 8 £425 +5.91% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £400 -30.43% 3
Manchester -11 7 £500 +5.26% 7
Glasgow +3 6 £569 +26.24%
Reading +11 5 £500 - 1
East Midlands -10 5 £450 -5.75% 2
Milton Keynes -4 4 £455 -20.86% 3
Wiltshire -12 4 £488 +16.41%
Warrington -13 4 £608 -
Slough +3 3 £450 -10.00%
Essex 0 3 £650 +30.00% 1
Newbury -1 3 £438 +9.37% 1
Swindon -2 3 £475 -1.09%
Birmingham -4 3 - - 5

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 333 (42.80%) Project Management
2 274 (35.22%) Finance
3 261 (33.55%) PRINCE2
4 243 (31.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 123 (15.81%) Banking
6 78 (10.03%) Migration
7 77 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (9.77%) Retail
9 63 (8.10%) Change Management
10 60 (7.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 55 (7.07%) Programme Management
12 52 (6.68%) PMI Certification
12 52 (6.68%) ITIL
13 49 (6.30%) Scrum
14 48 (6.17%) Security Cleared
14 48 (6.17%) Change Control
15 42 (5.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 39 (5.01%) PMP
16 39 (5.01%) Oracle
17 37 (4.76%) Telecoms
18 32 (4.11%) CRM
19 31 (3.98%) MS Project
19 31 (3.98%) SC Cleared
19 31 (3.98%) Resource Management
20 30 (3.86%) SAP
20 30 (3.86%) Risk Management
21 29 (3.73%) Investment Banking
21 29 (3.73%) Microsoft
21 29 (3.73%) PMI
21 29 (3.73%) Project Planning

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.51%) CMS
5 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.26%) Lync
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.26%) FileNet
7 1 (0.13%) IIS
7 1 (0.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.13%) Documentum
7 1 (0.13%) SAS
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.13%) Confluence
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 31 (3.98%) MS Project
2 23 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.80%) MS Office
4 10 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.51%) SAP EWM
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.13%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.13%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.13%) PaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.44%) WAN
2 16 (2.06%) LAN
3 6 (0.77%) VoIP
3 6 (0.77%) Internet
3 6 (0.77%) Unified Communications
4 5 (0.64%) IP Telephony
4 5 (0.64%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (0.39%) SAN
5 3 (0.39%) Intranet
5 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.39%) Broadband
6 2 (0.26%) PSTN
6 2 (0.26%) IPv6
6 2 (0.26%) MPLS
6 2 (0.26%) H.323
6 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.26%) MGW
6 2 (0.26%) ATM
7 1 (0.13%) NAS
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.51%) QlikView
2 4 (0.51%) Big Data
3 3 (0.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.26%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.13%) Triplestore
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.13%) Essbase
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.13%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.13%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 7 (0.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) MSI
3 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 274 (35.22%) Finance
2 123 (15.81%) Banking
3 76 (9.77%) Retail
4 37 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.73%) Investment Banking
6 28 (3.60%) Front Office
7 27 (3.47%) Retail Banking
8 18 (2.31%) Marketing
9 14 (1.80%) Local Government
10 11 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.29%) Advertising
11 10 (1.29%) Legal
12 8 (1.03%) Back Office
13 6 (0.77%) Billing
14 4 (0.51%) Publishing
15 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.39%) Automotive
15 3 (0.39%) German Language
15 3 (0.39%) Military
16 2 (0.26%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.16%) .NET
2 5 (0.64%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.51%) Web Services
4 3 (0.39%) Apache Flex
4 3 (0.39%) Mason
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.26%) HTML
5 2 (0.26%) XML
5 2 (0.26%) CSS
5 2 (0.26%) Middleware
6 1 (0.13%) LAMP
6 1 (0.13%) JRules
6 1 (0.13%) Velocity
6 1 (0.13%) SOAP
6 1 (0.13%) WAP
6 1 (0.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.73%) PMI
2 15 (1.93%) NHS
3 13 (1.67%) Derivative
3 13 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 10 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (1.16%) Credit Risk
5 9 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 7 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 7 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 5 (0.64%) Market Risk
7 5 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.64%) FMCG
8 4 (0.51%) Social Media
8 4 (0.51%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.51%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.51%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.67%) Windows
2 6 (0.77%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.64%) UNIX
4 3 (0.39%) Android
4 3 (0.39%) Linux
4 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (42.80%) Project Management
2 261 (33.55%) PRINCE2
3 243 (31.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (10.03%) Migration
5 77 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (8.10%) Change Management
7 55 (7.07%) Programme Management
8 52 (6.68%) ITIL
9 49 (6.30%) Scrum
10 48 (6.17%) Change Control
11 32 (4.11%) CRM
12 31 (3.98%) Resource Management
13 30 (3.86%) Risk Management
14 29 (3.73%) Project Planning
14 29 (3.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 28 (3.60%) Supplier Management
15 28 (3.60%) E-Commerce
16 25 (3.21%) PRINCE
17 22 (2.83%) Waterfall
18 20 (2.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.06%) Java
2 9 (1.16%) SQL
3 6 (0.77%) C
4 3 (0.39%) C#
4 3 (0.39%) VBA
5 1 (0.13%) Python
5 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.13%) Groovy
5 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 60 (7.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 52 (6.68%) PMI Certification
3 48 (6.17%) Security Cleared
4 42 (5.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 39 (5.01%) PMP
6 31 (3.98%) SC Cleared
7 24 (3.08%) Degree
8 6 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.64%) APMP
10 4 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.39%) ISEB
12 2 (0.26%) HNC
12 2 (0.26%) MBA
12 2 (0.26%) APMG
13 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.13%) HND
13 1 (0.13%) CCIE
13 1 (0.13%) CCA
13 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.31%) QA
2 7 (0.90%) EMIR
3 6 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.77%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.39%) FATCA
4 3 (0.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.26%) MiFID
5 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.26%) Basel II
6 1 (0.13%) WCAG
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
6 1 (0.13%) Basel III
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) COREP
6 1 (0.13%) FINREP
System Software
1 5 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) XenApp
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) SCCM
1 2 (0.26%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (5.01%) Oracle
2 30 (3.86%) SAP
3 29 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.67%) Cisco
5 11 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.29%) Citrix
7 7 (0.90%) IBM
8 6 (0.77%) TOWER Software
8 6 (0.77%) VMware
9 5 (0.64%) Endeca
9 5 (0.64%) Avaya
10 4 (0.51%) JDA
10 4 (0.51%) Adobe
10 4 (0.51%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.51%) RedPrairie
11 3 (0.39%) F5
11 3 (0.39%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.39%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.39%) hybris
11 3 (0.39%) TIBCO
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £4 - £5 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £65,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £555.00 per annum
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