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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Project Manager
Rank 289 282 336
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 394 342 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.65% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.70% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 239 170
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £389 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £700 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £480 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -12.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +11 370 £525 - 91
London -1 190 £550 - 41
South East +7 61 £475 -9.52% 16
City of London +26 44 £550 +4.76% 17
North West +24 43 £450 - 7
South West -18 28 £525 +16.66% 8
Scotland 0 22 £475 +10.14% 5
Hampshire +2 20 £488 -4.87% 1
Edinburgh +4 19 £525 +21.73% 5
Bristol -6 17 £550 +46.66% 3
Manchester +8 15 £425 - 1
East of England -23 14 £525 +5.00% 6
Cheshire +14 13 £450 - 4
Lancashire -11 10 £693 -
East Midlands +6 9 £451 -5.15% 2
Oxfordshire -1 9 £580 +54.66% 2
Yorkshire -7 9 £431 -7.25% 5
Berkshire +10 8 £500 -4.76% 6
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £415 -36.15% 2
Oxford -8 7 £655 +74.66% 2
North East -34 7 £500 +33.33% 1
Tyne and Wear -35 7 £500 +42.85% 1
Milton Keynes +2 6 £418 -35.76%
West Yorkshire -14 6 £438 -9.32% 3
Surrey -17 6 £475 -7.31% 3
West Midlands -22 6 £498 +4.73% 4
Cambridgeshire - 5 £488 -
Glasgow -6 4 £463 -13.14%
Blackpool - 4 £705 -
Derbyshire - 4 £369 -

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 308 (40.16%) Project Management
2 248 (32.33%) Finance
3 242 (31.55%) PRINCE2
4 230 (29.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 145 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (16.95%) Banking
7 80 (10.43%) Retail
8 77 (10.04%) Migration
9 64 (8.34%) Change Management
10 56 (7.30%) Change Control
11 53 (6.91%) Programme Management
12 50 (6.52%) Security Cleared
13 48 (6.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 46 (6.00%) Scrum
14 46 (6.00%) Oracle
15 45 (5.87%) PMI Certification
16 43 (5.61%) ITIL
16 43 (5.61%) Telecoms
17 42 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 39 (5.08%) E-Commerce
19 34 (4.43%) Microsoft
19 34 (4.43%) MS Project
20 33 (4.30%) SAP
20 33 (4.30%) Risk Management
21 32 (4.17%) PMP
22 30 (3.91%) SC Cleared
23 29 (3.78%) CRM
24 26 (3.39%) Degree
25 25 (3.26%) Retail Banking
25 25 (3.26%) Waterfall

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.65%) Lync
3 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.26%) Confluence
5 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.13%) SAS
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (4.43%) MS Project
2 20 (2.61%) MS Office
3 19 (2.48%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.52%) SAP EWM
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.26%) HFM
6 2 (0.26%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.26%) Agresso
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.13%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.13%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.65%) SaaS
2 2 (0.26%) PaaS
2 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.87%) WAN
2 18 (2.35%) LAN
3 13 (1.69%) Internet
4 7 (0.91%) Broadband
5 5 (0.65%) Intranet
5 5 (0.65%) IP Telephony
5 5 (0.65%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (0.65%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.39%) LDAP
6 3 (0.39%) SAN
7 2 (0.26%) 4G
7 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
8 1 (0.13%) 2G
8 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.13%) MVNO
8 1 (0.13%) DMZ
8 1 (0.13%) GPRS
8 1 (0.13%) GSM
8 1 (0.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.39%) QlikView
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (0.39%) Big Data
3 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.26%) Essbase
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.13%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.13%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.13%) EDMS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.13%) Xcelsius
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.13%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 8 (1.04%) JIRA
2 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 248 (32.33%) Finance
2 130 (16.95%) Banking
3 80 (10.43%) Retail
4 43 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.26%) Retail Banking
6 24 (3.13%) Legal
7 19 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 18 (2.35%) Front Office
9 15 (1.96%) Marketing
10 13 (1.69%) Local Government
11 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.04%) Publishing
12 8 (1.04%) Billing
12 8 (1.04%) Back Office
13 7 (0.91%) Law
13 7 (0.91%) Advertising
14 5 (0.65%) Automotive
15 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.52%) Military
15 4 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.30%) Middleware
2 6 (0.78%) .NET
3 5 (0.65%) HTML
3 5 (0.65%) CSS
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.52%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.39%) Mason
5 3 (0.39%) Web Services
6 2 (0.26%) XML
6 2 (0.26%) JSON
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.13%) HTML5
7 1 (0.13%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) CSS3
7 1 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.13%) LAMP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.13%) Ajax
7 1 (0.13%) Velocity
7 1 (0.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.26%) PMI
1 25 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.48%) NHS
3 17 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (1.83%) Derivative
4 14 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.43%) Open Source
6 10 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 10 (1.30%) User Experience
7 9 (1.17%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.65%) Economics
11 5 (0.65%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.52%) Social Media
12 4 (0.52%) EPoS
13 3 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.56%) Windows
2 8 (1.04%) Android
3 7 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.39%) Linux
7 2 (0.26%) UNIX
8 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (40.16%) Project Management
2 242 (31.55%) PRINCE2
3 230 (29.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 145 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (10.04%) Migration
6 64 (8.34%) Change Management
7 56 (7.30%) Change Control
8 53 (6.91%) Programme Management
9 46 (6.00%) Scrum
10 43 (5.61%) ITIL
11 39 (5.08%) E-Commerce
12 33 (4.30%) Risk Management
13 29 (3.78%) CRM
14 25 (3.26%) PRINCE
14 25 (3.26%) Waterfall
15 24 (3.13%) Project Planning
16 22 (2.87%) Resource Management
16 22 (2.87%) People Management
17 21 (2.74%) Supplier Management
17 21 (2.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.04%) Java
2 6 (0.78%) C
3 4 (0.52%) SQL
4 2 (0.26%) C#
4 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 45 (5.87%) PMI Certification
4 42 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 32 (4.17%) PMP
6 30 (3.91%) SC Cleared
7 26 (3.39%) Degree
8 9 (1.17%) APMP
9 6 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.52%) ISEB
10 4 (0.52%) MBA
10 4 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.39%) HNC
11 3 (0.39%) HND
12 1 (0.13%) CCNA
12 1 (0.13%) CCA
12 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ACCA
12 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.48%) QA
2 6 (0.78%) SLA
3 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.39%) FATCA
3 3 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.26%) EMIR
4 2 (0.26%) MiFID
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.13%) BS25999
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) SCCM
1 2 (0.26%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (6.00%) Oracle
2 34 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.30%) SAP
4 14 (1.83%) Cisco
5 9 (1.17%) Citrix
6 8 (1.04%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.78%) VMware
8 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.65%) IBM
9 4 (0.52%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.52%) JDA
9 4 (0.52%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.52%) hybris
9 4 (0.52%) RedPrairie
10 3 (0.39%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.39%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.26%) Facebook
11 2 (0.26%) Primavera
11 2 (0.26%) F5
11 2 (0.26%) Endeca
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