The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Project Manager
Rank 320 312 293
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 374 370 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 237 253
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £680 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Project Manager in the job title.

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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 333 £500 - 61
London -2 140 £550 - 27
South East +16 88 £488 +2.63% 16
Scotland -11 33 £500 +6.83%
North West -23 32 £450 -10.00% 3
Edinburgh +4 31 £500 +8.10%
City of London +52 30 £601 +4.43% 13
Berkshire +3 19 £500 +2.56% 5
East Midlands +14 17 £450 -5.26% 2
South West -21 17 £450 +7.14%
East of England +5 16 £550 +10.00% 3
Hampshire -2 16 £483 +10.60% 3
Surrey +1 14 £500 +8.10% 3
Cheshire -2 14 £490 +3.15%
Buckinghamshire +27 13 £400 - 2
Bristol -7 13 £438 -2.77%
West Midlands -14 13 £470 +1.62% 4
Northamptonshire +12 12 £400 -13.51% 1
Milton Keynes +11 11 £400 - 2
Northampton +11 11 £400 -5.88% 1
Manchester -13 11 £444 -11.25% 3
Oxfordshire +6 9 £475 -11.62% 2
West Sussex -22 9 £463 +28.47% 1
Hertfordshire +15 7 £650 +33.33% 1
Oxford +7 5 £420 -16.00%
Hook +5 5 £463 +20.91%
Yorkshire +3 5 £441 -11.30% 3
West Yorkshire -4 5 £441 -9.02% 3
Reading -5 5 £475 -6.40%
Birmingham -8 5 £475 +5.55% 1

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Senior Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 394 (51.24%) Project Management
2 288 (37.45%) Finance
3 256 (33.29%) PRINCE2
4 212 (27.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 171 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (15.08%) Banking
7 79 (10.27%) Migration
8 70 (9.10%) Risk Management
9 68 (8.84%) Retail
10 67 (8.71%) PMI Certification
11 64 (8.32%) Programme Management
12 60 (7.80%) Microsoft
13 56 (7.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 56 (7.28%) Security Cleared
14 53 (6.89%) PMP
15 52 (6.76%) Change Management
16 51 (6.63%) Scrum
16 51 (6.63%) Degree
17 44 (5.72%) Telecoms
17 44 (5.72%) Data Centre
18 42 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
18 42 (5.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 41 (5.33%) Change Control
19 41 (5.33%) ITIL
20 40 (5.20%) MS Project
20 40 (5.20%) Project Planning
21 39 (5.07%) Supplier Management
22 37 (4.81%) Waterfall
23 34 (4.42%) Oracle
24 33 (4.29%) SAP

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.04%) CMS
3 4 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.39%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.26%) Confluence
5 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.13%) JBoss
6 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (5.20%) MS Project
2 32 (4.16%) MS Office
3 24 (3.12%) MS Excel
4 18 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.13%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.13%) Sonata
5 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.13%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.38%) Office 365
2 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.52%) IaaS
4 3 (0.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.99%) WAN
2 19 (2.47%) LAN
3 8 (1.04%) Firewall
4 7 (0.91%) SAN
4 7 (0.91%) Skype
4 7 (0.91%) Unified Communications
5 6 (0.78%) VoIP
6 4 (0.52%) Internet
6 4 (0.52%) MPLS
7 3 (0.39%) NAS
8 2 (0.26%) ATM
8 2 (0.26%) Intranet
8 2 (0.26%) Network Security
8 2 (0.26%) WebEx
9 1 (0.13%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.13%) MVNO
9 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.13%) RFID
9 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.52%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.39%) Big Data
4 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.13%) Datazen
6 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.13%) Power BI
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server
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 7 (0.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 288 (37.45%) Finance
2 116 (15.08%) Banking
3 68 (8.84%) Retail
4 44 (5.72%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.25%) Legal
6 21 (2.73%) Marketing
7 19 (2.47%) Retail Banking
8 18 (2.34%) Advertising
9 14 (1.82%) Front Office
10 11 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.30%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.30%) Law
12 9 (1.17%) Billing
13 6 (0.78%) Publishing
14 5 (0.65%) Automotive
15 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.39%) Local Government
17 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.04%) Middleware
2 4 (0.52%) .NET
3 3 (0.39%) HTML
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (0.39%) SAP PI
3 3 (0.39%) Web Services
4 2 (0.26%) HTML5
5 1 (0.13%) CSS
5 1 (0.13%) Dojo
5 1 (0.13%) Velocity
5 1 (0.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.72%) Data Centre
2 42 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.25%) PMI
4 24 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.08%) NHS
6 11 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 7 (0.91%) EPoS
9 5 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.65%) iPad
9 5 (0.65%) User Experience
10 4 (0.52%) Derivative
10 4 (0.52%) Economics
10 4 (0.52%) FMCG
10 4 (0.52%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.52%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.39%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.39%) Equities
11 3 (0.39%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.56%) Windows
2 5 (0.65%) Linux
3 4 (0.52%) Unix
3 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.39%) AIX
5 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.13%) Solaris
5 1 (0.13%) VMS
5 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (51.24%) Project Management
2 256 (33.29%) PRINCE2
3 212 (27.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 171 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (10.27%) Migration
6 70 (9.10%) Risk Management
7 64 (8.32%) Programme Management
8 52 (6.76%) Change Management
9 51 (6.63%) Scrum
10 41 (5.33%) Change Control
10 41 (5.33%) ITIL
11 40 (5.20%) Project Planning
12 39 (5.07%) Supplier Management
13 37 (4.81%) Waterfall
14 33 (4.29%) Matrix Management
15 32 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (3.64%) E-Commerce
17 26 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (3.25%) SDLC
19 24 (3.12%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.04%) Java
2 5 (0.65%) SQL
3 3 (0.39%) C
4 1 (0.13%) ABAP
4 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.13%) C#
4 1 (0.13%) Python
4 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (8.71%) PMI Certification
2 56 (7.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 56 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 53 (6.89%) PMP
4 51 (6.63%) Degree
5 42 (5.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 31 (4.03%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.69%) APMP
8 8 (1.04%) ISEB
8 8 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.39%) PgMP
11 2 (0.26%) APMG
11 2 (0.26%) CISSP
11 2 (0.26%) HNC
11 2 (0.26%) HND
12 1 (0.13%) CCIE
12 1 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.08%) QA
2 13 (1.69%) MiFID
3 12 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.17%) SEPA
5 5 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.52%) FATCA
6 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.52%) SLA
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.26%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.26%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.13%) Ansible
3 1 (0.13%) MOM
3 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) Packer
3 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 60 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.42%) Oracle
3 33 (4.29%) SAP
4 12 (1.56%) Cisco
5 6 (0.78%) Hyperion
5 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.65%) Adobe
6 5 (0.65%) BT
6 5 (0.65%) Cognos
6 5 (0.65%) IBM
6 5 (0.65%) Kronos
6 5 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (0.65%) Remedy
7 4 (0.52%) Charles River
7 4 (0.52%) hybris
7 4 (0.52%) JDA
8 3 (0.39%) Citrix
8 3 (0.39%) HP
8 3 (0.39%) iSOFT
8 3 (0.39%) Sun
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