The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 101 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 16 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Average daily rate
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£463 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £560 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £495 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.22%
Senior Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2318 2362 1911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 92.65% 91.37% 91.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1196 992
Average daily rate £365 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 175 134
Average hourly rate £16.55 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Project Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the West Midlands region.

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the West Midlands region.

Senior Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Birmingham +8 6 £440 -
Coventry +1 4 £494 -21.00%
Warwickshire +9 2 £550 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £343 -
Senior Project Manager
England

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 24 (68.57%) Project Management
2 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
3 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Banking
4 7 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 7 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (14.29%) Retail
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Intranet
7 3 (8.57%) Lotus
7 3 (8.57%) PMP
7 3 (8.57%) IBM Notes
7 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.71%) People Management
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
8 2 (5.71%) BPR
8 2 (5.71%) Billing
8 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Billing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) IVR
2 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Project Management
2 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
3 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) People Management
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.71%) BPR
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PMP
3 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Lotus
2 1 (2.86%) NEC
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP