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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 289 250 315
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +65
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 334 365 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.75% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.81% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 222 154
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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 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £693 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.95 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -18.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.95 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -18.27%

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -32 309 £500 -5.21% 101
London -1 140 £550 - 46
South East -42 48 £480 -8.57% 22
North West +11 31 £463 +5.71% 7
East of England +12 26 £395 +2.59% 6
City of London +2 25 £550 +4.76% 18
Manchester +13 20 £463 -6.32% 3
South West -18 19 £494 +1.28% 6
Scotland -5 18 £490 +25.64% 1
Yorkshire -11 17 £488 -4.87% 6
Hertfordshire +10 16 £390 -25.71% 3
Berkshire +2 16 £500 -8.88% 5
Edinburgh +2 15 £500 +5.26% 1
West Yorkshire -3 15 £488 -11.36% 5
Surrey -3 13 £430 -11.79% 1
West Midlands +5 12 £450 +2.85% 4
Bristol -5 11 £500 +5.26% 5
Reading +15 9 £506 -14.73% 2
East Midlands +15 9 £410 -31.66% 3
Essex +16 8 £513 -
Leeds -13 8 £500 -2.43% 2
Chelmsford +1 5 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 5 £500 - 1
Tyne and Wear -5 5 £500 - 1
North East -10 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Coventry - 5 £425 - 1
Northampton -4 4 £500 - 1
Wiltshire -6 4 £439 -14.39%
Northamptonshire -7 4 £500 -9.09% 1
Milton Keynes -7 4 £518 +29.37% 1

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 276 (38.28%) Finance
1 276 (38.28%) Project Management
2 195 (27.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 192 (26.63%) PRINCE2
4 133 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (15.81%) Banking
6 72 (9.99%) Retail
7 59 (8.18%) Migration
8 52 (7.21%) Programme Management
9 51 (7.07%) Change Management
10 48 (6.66%) Oracle
11 45 (6.24%) Microsoft
12 44 (6.10%) Security Cleared
13 41 (5.69%) Change Control
14 40 (5.55%) Risk Management
15 39 (5.41%) ITIL
16 37 (5.13%) E-Commerce
17 36 (4.99%) Legal
18 35 (4.85%) Scrum
18 35 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 33 (4.58%) SAP
19 33 (4.58%) Degree
20 32 (4.44%) Telecoms
21 29 (4.02%) MS Project
21 29 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
21 29 (4.02%) PMI Certification
21 29 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 28 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
23 27 (3.74%) SC Cleared
23 27 (3.74%) Project Planning

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.83%) CMS
3 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.55%) Lync
4 3 (0.42%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.28%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) Confluence
6 1 (0.14%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 29 (4.02%) MS Project
2 27 (3.74%) MS Office
3 17 (2.36%) MS Excel
4 15 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.39%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) Finacle
3 3 (0.42%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.42%) Summit
3 3 (0.42%) HFM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.28%) Endur
4 2 (0.28%) Tridion
4 2 (0.28%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.22%) Internet
2 13 (1.80%) WAN
3 10 (1.39%) LAN
4 6 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (0.83%) Broadband
5 4 (0.55%) LDAP
5 4 (0.55%) Intranet
5 4 (0.55%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.42%) MPLS
6 3 (0.42%) VPN
6 3 (0.42%) Wireless
7 2 (0.28%) Firewall
7 2 (0.28%) ATM
7 2 (0.28%) 3G
7 2 (0.28%) SAN
7 2 (0.28%) LTE
7 2 (0.28%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.28%) 4G
8 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.83%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.55%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.42%) Big Data
7 2 (0.28%) Essbase
7 2 (0.28%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.14%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.14%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 276 (38.28%) Finance
2 114 (15.81%) Banking
3 72 (9.99%) Retail
4 36 (4.99%) Legal
5 32 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.77%) Retail Banking
7 17 (2.36%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.80%) Front Office
9 12 (1.66%) Marketing
10 11 (1.53%) Billing
11 10 (1.39%) Law
12 9 (1.25%) Publishing
12 9 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.97%) Local Government
14 6 (0.83%) Advertising
14 6 (0.83%) Automotive
14 6 (0.83%) Back Office
15 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.42%) Games
16 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.39%) Middleware
2 8 (1.11%) .NET
3 6 (0.83%) HTML
4 5 (0.69%) CSS
5 3 (0.42%) Mason
6 2 (0.28%) Web Services
6 2 (0.28%) XML
6 2 (0.28%) JSON
6 2 (0.28%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.14%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) CSS3
7 1 (0.14%) HTML5
7 1 (0.14%) WPF
7 1 (0.14%) Ajax
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.14%) J2EE
7 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (1.80%) NHS
4 12 (1.66%) PMI
4 12 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.39%) Open Source
6 8 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.83%) Derivative
9 5 (0.69%) User Experience
9 5 (0.69%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.69%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.69%) EPoS
9 5 (0.69%) Economics
10 3 (0.42%) Social Media
10 3 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.28%) DTV
11 2 (0.28%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.05%) Windows
2 8 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
3 5 (0.69%) Android
3 5 (0.69%) Linux
4 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.28%) UNIX
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (38.28%) Project Management
2 195 (27.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 192 (26.63%) PRINCE2
4 133 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (8.18%) Migration
6 52 (7.21%) Programme Management
7 51 (7.07%) Change Management
8 41 (5.69%) Change Control
9 40 (5.55%) Risk Management
10 39 (5.41%) ITIL
11 37 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 35 (4.85%) Scrum
13 29 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (3.74%) Project Planning
15 26 (3.61%) PRINCE
15 26 (3.61%) Waterfall
16 24 (3.33%) CRM
17 22 (3.05%) Service Management
17 22 (3.05%) People Management
17 22 (3.05%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.53%) C
2 7 (0.97%) Java
3 6 (0.83%) SQL
4 4 (0.55%) C#
5 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 33 (4.58%) Degree
4 29 (4.02%) PMI Certification
4 29 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 27 (3.74%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.77%) PMP
7 8 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.97%) APMP
9 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.42%) ISEB
9 3 (0.42%) MBA
10 2 (0.28%) HNC
10 2 (0.28%) HND
11 1 (0.14%) CRISC
11 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
11 1 (0.14%) CAPM
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.08%) QA
2 5 (0.69%) SLA
3 4 (0.55%) COBIT
3 4 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.42%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.28%) MiFID
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) FATCA
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) UCITS
6 1 (0.14%) BS25999
6 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 12 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) OpenView
1 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 48 (6.66%) Oracle
2 45 (6.24%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.58%) SAP
4 12 (1.66%) Citrix
4 12 (1.66%) Cisco
5 9 (1.25%) VMware
5 9 (1.25%) Hyperion
6 8 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.83%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.83%) HP
8 5 (0.69%) IBM
9 4 (0.55%) hybris
10 3 (0.42%) Avaloq
10 3 (0.42%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.42%) JDA
11 2 (0.28%) ATG
11 2 (0.28%) Cognos
11 2 (0.28%) Lotus
11 2 (0.28%) CA
11 2 (0.28%) EPiServer
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