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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 290 262 288
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 372 402 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.75% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.82% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 252 181
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£500 £500 £491
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £464
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £46.00 £50.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%

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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Senior Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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 -29 336 £500 - 69
London -14 141 £550 - 35
South East -56 53 £475 +5.55% 15
North West -17 40 £500 +5.26% 5
South West +5 28 £500 +11.11% 4
East of England +27 27 £475 +5.55% 3
Scotland -12 26 £475 +2.70% 5
Manchester -5 20 £475 +11.76% 3
West Midlands +1 19 £450 +2.85% 4
City of London -8 19 £550 +8.37% 16
Yorkshire -4 18 £458 +6.39% 1
Hertfordshire +17 16 £390 -25.71% 1
West Yorkshire -9 16 £475 +7.95% 1
Edinburgh -9 16 £500 -4.76% 3
Bristol +5 15 £500 -4.76% 1
Surrey +6 13 £469 -1.31% 3
Berkshire -10 11 £500 +11.11% 3
Birmingham -2 10 £475 +5.55% 2
East Midlands -10 9 £500 -
Oxfordshire -18 9 £500 -25.92% 1
Leeds -9 8 £428 -5.00% 1
Cheshire -13 8 £475 +1.60% 2
Hampshire -22 7 £405 -10.00% 2
Bedfordshire -3 6 £475 -5.00%
Glasgow -8 6 £488 +11.42% 2
Merseyside -11 6 £550 +4.76%
Reading -1 5 £513 +13.88% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £650 - 2
Oxford -16 5 £500 -28.57%
Essex - 5 £600 - 2

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 297 (42.49%) Project Management
2 279 (39.91%) Finance
3 188 (26.90%) PRINCE2
4 185 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 123 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (17.17%) Banking
7 65 (9.30%) Retail
8 60 (8.58%) Migration
9 59 (8.44%) Programme Management
10 52 (7.44%) Change Management
11 45 (6.44%) Degree
12 42 (6.01%) Microsoft
13 41 (5.87%) MS Project
14 38 (5.44%) ITIL
15 37 (5.29%) PMI Certification
15 37 (5.29%) Oracle
16 36 (5.15%) CRM
17 35 (5.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 35 (5.01%) Telecoms
18 33 (4.72%) Risk Management
18 33 (4.72%) PMP
19 32 (4.58%) Legal
19 32 (4.58%) Project Planning
20 31 (4.43%) Change Control
21 29 (4.15%) MS Office
21 29 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
22 28 (4.01%) SAP
22 28 (4.01%) PRINCE
22 28 (4.01%) Security Cleared
23 27 (3.86%) Scrum

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 16 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.00%) CMS
3 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.43%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.43%) SAS
3 3 (0.43%) Lync
4 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.29%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) Confluence
5 1 (0.14%) FileNet
Applications
1 41 (5.87%) MS Project
2 29 (4.15%) MS Office
3 18 (2.58%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.43%) Finacle
3 3 (0.43%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.43%) Summit
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.29%) Tridion
4 2 (0.29%) Agresso
4 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.29%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.29%) Endur
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) PaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) Trello
2 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.00%) WAN
2 10 (1.43%) LAN
3 9 (1.29%) Internet
4 5 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.57%) Wireless
5 4 (0.57%) SAN
5 4 (0.57%) ATM
5 4 (0.57%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.43%) Broadband
6 3 (0.43%) VPN
6 3 (0.43%) Intranet
6 3 (0.43%) MPLS
7 2 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.29%) LDAP
7 2 (0.29%) 4G
7 2 (0.29%) LTE
8 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.14%) NAS
8 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 9 (1.29%) Big Data
3 8 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.57%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.43%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.29%) QlikView
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.29%) IDOL
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.29%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.72%) JIRA
1 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 279 (39.91%) Finance
2 120 (17.17%) Banking
3 65 (9.30%) Retail
4 35 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 32 (4.58%) Legal
6 22 (3.15%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.58%) Retail Banking
8 17 (2.43%) Publishing
9 15 (2.15%) Front Office
9 15 (2.15%) Local Government
10 14 (2.00%) Marketing
11 11 (1.57%) Billing
12 10 (1.43%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (1.14%) Law
15 6 (0.86%) Back Office
16 4 (0.57%) Automotive
16 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.57%) German Language
17 3 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.29%) .NET
2 5 (0.72%) HTML
3 4 (0.57%) Middleware
4 3 (0.43%) HTML5
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CO-PA
5 2 (0.29%) Mason
5 2 (0.29%) CSS
6 1 (0.14%) Web Services
6 1 (0.14%) XML
6 1 (0.14%) J2EE
6 1 (0.14%) Ajax
6 1 (0.14%) JSON
6 1 (0.14%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.14%) REST
6 1 (0.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (1.86%) PMI
3 12 (1.72%) NHS
3 12 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 7 (1.00%) Economics
6 5 (0.72%) Derivative
6 5 (0.72%) Smart Meter
6 5 (0.72%) User Experience
7 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.43%) iPad
8 3 (0.43%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.29%) FMCG
9 2 (0.29%) iPhone
9 2 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.43%) Windows
2 10 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.72%) Windows 8
3 5 (0.72%) Linux
3 5 (0.72%) UNIX
4 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.14%) VMS
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (42.49%) Project Management
2 188 (26.90%) PRINCE2
3 185 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 123 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (8.58%) Migration
6 59 (8.44%) Programme Management
7 52 (7.44%) Change Management
8 38 (5.44%) ITIL
9 36 (5.15%) CRM
10 33 (4.72%) Risk Management
11 32 (4.58%) Project Planning
12 31 (4.43%) Change Control
13 29 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (4.01%) PRINCE
15 27 (3.86%) E-Commerce
15 27 (3.86%) Scrum
16 25 (3.58%) Waterfall
17 21 (3.00%) Supplier Management
18 20 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 20 (2.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.72%) C
2 6 (0.86%) SQL
3 5 (0.72%) Java
4 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.43%) C#
5 1 (0.14%) COBOL
5 1 (0.14%) VB
5 1 (0.14%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 45 (6.44%) Degree
2 37 (5.29%) PMI Certification
3 35 (5.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 33 (4.72%) PMP
5 28 (4.01%) Security Cleared
6 24 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (2.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.86%) APMP
8 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.57%) ISEB
10 3 (0.43%) MBA
10 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.14%) IIBA
11 1 (0.14%) CIMA
11 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.29%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.57%) COBIT
2 4 (0.57%) FATCA
2 4 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.43%) PMBOK
3 3 (0.43%) EMIR
3 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) OpenView
1 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (6.01%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.29%) Oracle
3 28 (4.01%) SAP
4 11 (1.57%) Citrix
5 10 (1.43%) VMware
6 9 (1.29%) Hyperion
7 8 (1.14%) HP
7 8 (1.14%) Cisco
8 7 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.72%) hybris
10 4 (0.57%) IBM
11 3 (0.43%) Mercator
11 3 (0.43%) JDA
11 3 (0.43%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.43%) ATG
11 3 (0.43%) Google
11 3 (0.43%) Avaloq
12 2 (0.29%) Planview
12 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.29%) Retek
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