Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Project Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 87 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 6 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 1.05% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.09% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 10
Birmingham median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £371 £424
90th Percentile £684 £575 £489
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £473 £488
% change year-on-year +16.40% -3.08% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1474 1464 1310
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.25% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1044 937 820
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +7.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £216 £220 £210
90th Percentile £523 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +8.15%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.32 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.15 £39.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.17% -11.76% +5.72%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Senior Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in Birmingham

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Project Manager in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in Birmingham

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in Birmingham

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Project Manager in Birmingham

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) APMP
2 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Epicor

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) APMP
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Epicor
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle