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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Project Manager
Rank 306 307 277
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 409 386 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.73% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 249 268
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median 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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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
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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 -6 363 £500 - 58
London +5 172 £550 - 25
South East +2 81 £488 +2.63% 11
City of London +61 40 £600 +9.09% 3
Scotland +1 38 £488 +2.63% 2
Edinburgh +10 36 £488 +2.63%
North West -23 30 £450 -10.00% 7
East of England +9 20 £550 +10.00% 7
East Midlands +17 16 £425 -29.16%
West Midlands -14 16 £475 - 2
Hampshire +6 15 £478 +15.06% 2
South West -14 15 £443 -1.66% 1
Berkshire +5 14 £500 +5.26% 2
Surrey -1 14 £513 +7.89% 3
Cheshire -5 14 £500 +5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 13 £400 -20.00% 2
Northamptonshire - 12 £400 -
Northampton - 11 £400 -
Milton Keynes +12 10 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire +3 10 £475 -7.76%
Bristol -5 10 £438 -2.77%
Manchester -15 10 £413 -13.15% 2
Yorkshire -3 9 £448 -2.18% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 6 £528 -34.06% 2
West Sussex -28 6 £463 +7.55% 2
Oxford +5 5 £420 -16.00%
Hook +2 5 £454 +13.43%
Reading -1 5 £475 -3.30% 1
Hertfordshire +4 4 £650 +33.33% 3
Lancashire +2 4 £425 -22.72% 3

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 390 (49.68%) Project Management
2 292 (37.20%) Finance
3 277 (35.29%) PRINCE2
4 211 (26.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 166 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (15.92%) Banking
7 84 (10.70%) Migration
8 80 (10.19%) Retail
9 77 (9.81%) Risk Management
10 70 (8.92%) Programme Management
11 66 (8.41%) PMI Certification
12 61 (7.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 58 (7.39%) Microsoft
14 56 (7.13%) Security Cleared
15 53 (6.75%) Change Management
16 51 (6.50%) PMP
16 51 (6.50%) Degree
17 48 (6.11%) Scrum
17 48 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 43 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
19 41 (5.22%) Telecoms
20 40 (5.10%) MS Project
20 40 (5.10%) Data Centre
21 39 (4.97%) Change Control
22 38 (4.84%) SAP
22 38 (4.84%) ITIL
23 37 (4.71%) Matrix Management
24 36 (4.59%) Project Planning
24 36 (4.59%) Supplier Management
25 33 (4.20%) Oracle

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 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.76%) CMS
3 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.51%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.25%) Confluence
5 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.25%) JBoss
6 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (5.10%) MS Project
2 32 (4.08%) MS Office
3 22 (2.80%) MS Excel
4 18 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.25%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.25%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.25%) Summit
4 2 (0.25%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.69%) Office 365
2 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.51%) SaaS
4 3 (0.38%) IaaS
5 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.93%) WAN
2 20 (2.55%) LAN
3 7 (0.89%) Firewall
4 6 (0.76%) SAN
4 6 (0.76%) Skype
4 6 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.64%) Internet
5 5 (0.64%) VoIP
6 3 (0.38%) MPLS
7 2 (0.25%) ATM
7 2 (0.25%) DWDM
7 2 (0.25%) Intranet
7 2 (0.25%) NAS
7 2 (0.25%) Network Security
7 2 (0.25%) WebEx
8 1 (0.13%) Broadband
8 1 (0.13%) MVNO
8 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.13%) SDH
8 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.51%) Big Data
3 4 (0.51%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.25%) 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 ODI
6 1 (0.13%) Power BI
6 1 (0.13%) SAP BW
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 8 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
General
1 292 (37.20%) Finance
2 125 (15.92%) Banking
3 80 (10.19%) Retail
4 41 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.57%) Legal
6 22 (2.80%) Marketing
6 22 (2.80%) Retail Banking
7 14 (1.78%) Advertising
7 14 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.66%) Front Office
9 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.27%) Billing
10 10 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.27%) Law
11 8 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.76%) Publishing
13 5 (0.64%) Local Government
14 4 (0.51%) Automotive
14 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.15%) Middleware
2 4 (0.51%) .NET
3 3 (0.38%) HTML
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (0.38%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.25%) HTML5
4 2 (0.25%) Velocity
4 2 (0.25%) Web Services
5 1 (0.13%) CSS
5 1 (0.13%) Dojo
5 1 (0.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 27 (3.44%) PMI
4 23 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.17%) NHS
6 12 (1.53%) Mainframe
7 11 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (0.89%) EPoS
9 6 (0.76%) Derivative
9 6 (0.76%) User Experience
10 5 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.64%) FMCG
10 5 (0.64%) iPad
10 5 (0.64%) Life Science
11 4 (0.51%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.38%) Economics
12 3 (0.38%) Equities
12 3 (0.38%) Photography
12 3 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.53%) Windows
2 4 (0.51%) Linux
2 4 (0.51%) Windows 10
2 4 (0.51%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.38%) Unix
4 1 (0.13%) AIX
4 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.13%) Solaris
4 1 (0.13%) VMS
4 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (49.68%) Project Management
2 277 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 211 (26.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 166 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (10.70%) Migration
6 77 (9.81%) Risk Management
7 70 (8.92%) Programme Management
8 53 (6.75%) Change Management
9 48 (6.11%) Scrum
10 39 (4.97%) Change Control
11 38 (4.84%) ITIL
12 37 (4.71%) Matrix Management
13 36 (4.59%) Project Planning
13 36 (4.59%) Supplier Management
14 32 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (3.82%) E-Commerce
15 30 (3.82%) Waterfall
16 27 (3.44%) Line Management
16 27 (3.44%) SDLC
17 25 (3.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.40%) Java
2 5 (0.64%) SQL
3 3 (0.38%) C
4 2 (0.25%) C#
4 2 (0.25%) Python
5 1 (0.13%) ABAP
5 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (8.41%) PMI Certification
2 61 (7.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 56 (7.13%) Security Cleared
4 51 (6.50%) Degree
4 51 (6.50%) PMP
5 48 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 30 (3.82%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.91%) APMP
8 11 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.02%) ISEB
10 7 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.38%) PgMP
12 2 (0.25%) APMG
12 2 (0.25%) CISSP
12 2 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.25%) HNC
12 2 (0.25%) HND
13 1 (0.13%) CCIE
13 1 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.04%) QA
2 13 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.27%) SEPA
4 9 (1.15%) MiFID
5 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.38%) SLA
7 2 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) EMIR
7 2 (0.25%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.25%) 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 58 (7.39%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.84%) SAP
3 33 (4.20%) Oracle
4 11 (1.40%) Cisco
5 8 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.76%) JDA
7 5 (0.64%) Adobe
7 5 (0.64%) Cognos
7 5 (0.64%) Kronos
7 5 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (0.64%) Remedy
8 4 (0.51%) BT
8 4 (0.51%) hybris
8 4 (0.51%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.38%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.38%) Citrix
9 3 (0.38%) IBM
9 3 (0.38%) iSOFT
9 3 (0.38%) Murex
9 3 (0.38%) Reuters
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