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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Project Manager
Rank 303 281 318
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 342 352 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.74% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 233 162
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£500 £525 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.71% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £397 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £700 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -18.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -18.36%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -30 324 £514 -3.06% 99
London -1 166 £550 -1.12% 47
South East -13 54 £475 -11.42% 16
City of London 0 40 £550 +1.38% 15
North West +17 37 £575 +26.02% 8
South West -22 20 £468 -1.52% 6
East of England -16 18 £538 +19.44% 3
Manchester +4 14 £475 -2.56% 6
Scotland -1 13 £475 +26.66% 3
Yorkshire -15 13 £438 -2.77% 2
Edinburgh -4 12 £480 +37.14% 2
Surrey -6 12 £458 -14.88% 1
West Yorkshire -11 11 £425 -5.55% 1
Berkshire -4 10 £500 -4.76% 6
Essex +1 9 £525 - 1
Hampshire -12 9 £438 -15.66% 3
Bristol -12 9 £500 +14.28% 4
Lancashire - 9 £693 -
Reading +21 7 £500 -18.36% 3
Cheshire +8 7 £450 +5.88%
Leeds -4 7 £425 -5.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 6 £485 - 2
Milton Keynes -8 6 £485 -
Oxfordshire -19 6 £501 -9.00% 1
Oxford - 6 £501 -
Chelmsford +4 5 - -
Hertfordshire -4 5 - - 2
West Midlands -20 5 £490 +20.61% 9
West Sussex +1 4 £450 -14.28% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £485 - 2

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 310 (40.84%) Project Management
2 264 (34.78%) Finance
3 225 (29.64%) PRINCE2
4 218 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 145 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (15.81%) Banking
7 83 (10.94%) Retail
8 66 (8.70%) Migration
9 58 (7.64%) Programme Management
10 55 (7.25%) Change Control
11 52 (6.85%) Security Cleared
11 52 (6.85%) Change Management
11 52 (6.85%) Oracle
12 46 (6.06%) Microsoft
13 45 (5.93%) ITIL
13 45 (5.93%) Scrum
14 44 (5.80%) PMI Certification
15 43 (5.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 39 (5.14%) Degree
16 39 (5.14%) E-Commerce
17 38 (5.01%) Risk Management
18 37 (4.87%) Telecoms
18 37 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 36 (4.74%) SAP
20 34 (4.48%) Legal
21 33 (4.35%) MS Project
22 29 (3.82%) PMP
22 29 (3.82%) MS Office
22 29 (3.82%) SC Cleared
23 28 (3.69%) Retail Banking

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.79%) Lync
3 5 (0.66%) CMS
4 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) FileNet
Applications
1 33 (4.35%) MS Project
2 29 (3.82%) MS Office
3 23 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 15 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.40%) HFM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.26%) Endur
5 2 (0.26%) Tridion
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.26%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.13%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.05%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) PaaS
2 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.98%) WAN
2 14 (1.84%) Internet
3 12 (1.58%) LAN
4 7 (0.92%) Broadband
5 6 (0.79%) Intranet
6 4 (0.53%) LDAP
7 2 (0.26%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.26%) 3G
7 2 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.26%) LTE
7 2 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.13%) Network Security
8 1 (0.13%) 4G
8 1 (0.13%) DMZ
8 1 (0.13%) BGP
8 1 (0.13%) ATM
8 1 (0.13%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.40%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.40%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.26%) Essbase
5 2 (0.26%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.13%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.13%) QlikView
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.13%) Big Data
6 1 (0.13%) Triplestore
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.13%) EDMS
6 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 264 (34.78%) Finance
2 120 (15.81%) Banking
3 83 (10.94%) Retail
4 37 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 34 (4.48%) Legal
6 28 (3.69%) Retail Banking
7 15 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.71%) Marketing
8 13 (1.71%) Front Office
9 11 (1.45%) Billing
10 10 (1.32%) Publishing
11 9 (1.19%) Advertising
12 8 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.05%) Local Government
13 6 (0.79%) Back Office
13 6 (0.79%) Law
14 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.53%) Automotive
16 3 (0.40%) German Language
16 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.32%) Middleware
2 7 (0.92%) HTML
3 6 (0.79%) CSS
3 6 (0.79%) .NET
4 3 (0.40%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.40%) Web Services
4 3 (0.40%) XML
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (0.26%) Mason
5 2 (0.26%) JSON
6 1 (0.13%) Ajax
6 1 (0.13%) WPF
6 1 (0.13%) Velocity
6 1 (0.13%) REST
6 1 (0.13%) CSS3
6 1 (0.13%) HTML5
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.29%) PMI
3 19 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (2.24%) NHS
5 14 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.45%) Open Source
6 11 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.19%) User Experience
8 7 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.79%) Derivative
10 5 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.66%) Economics
11 4 (0.53%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.53%) EPoS
11 4 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.53%) Social Media
12 3 (0.40%) DTV
13 2 (0.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.64%) Windows
2 9 (1.19%) Windows 7
3 7 (0.92%) Android
3 7 (0.92%) Windows 8
4 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.26%) Linux
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (40.84%) Project Management
2 225 (29.64%) PRINCE2
3 218 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 145 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (8.70%) Migration
6 58 (7.64%) Programme Management
7 55 (7.25%) Change Control
8 52 (6.85%) Change Management
9 45 (5.93%) ITIL
9 45 (5.93%) Scrum
10 39 (5.14%) E-Commerce
11 38 (5.01%) Risk Management
12 27 (3.56%) Waterfall
13 26 (3.43%) Project Planning
13 26 (3.43%) CRM
13 26 (3.43%) PRINCE
14 24 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (2.90%) People Management
16 21 (2.77%) Data Protection
16 21 (2.77%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.45%) Java
2 8 (1.05%) C
3 5 (0.66%) SQL
4 3 (0.40%) C#
5 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.13%) Python
6 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 44 (5.80%) PMI Certification
3 43 (5.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 39 (5.14%) Degree
5 37 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 29 (3.82%) PMP
6 29 (3.82%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.32%) APMP
8 8 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.66%) ISEB
10 3 (0.40%) HNC
10 3 (0.40%) HND
10 3 (0.40%) MBA
11 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.13%) CAPM
12 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
12 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.11%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) SLA
3 4 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.53%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.40%) FATCA
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) BS25999
6 1 (0.13%) UCITS
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) Basel II
System Software
1 14 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.26%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) AppDNA
1 2 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 52 (6.85%) Oracle
2 46 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.74%) SAP
4 12 (1.58%) Cisco
5 10 (1.32%) Citrix
5 10 (1.32%) Hyperion
6 9 (1.19%) TOWER Software
7 8 (1.05%) VMware
8 6 (0.79%) hybris
9 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.66%) IBM
10 3 (0.40%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.40%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.26%) ATG
11 2 (0.26%) Cognos
11 2 (0.26%) Primavera
11 2 (0.26%) CA
11 2 (0.26%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.26%) Lotus
11 2 (0.26%) Facebook
West London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £477.09 - £556.60 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Westminster
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £475 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Finchley Dean Limited
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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London, UK
Collingwood Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 25 days ago