Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 213 209
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 25 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.60% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.63% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 30
City of London median daily rate £525 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £463 £480 £476
90th Percentile £683 £746 £740
Central London median daily rate £525 £554 £600
% change year-on-year -5.28% -7.63% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,794 6,824 6,264
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 94.67% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,360 5,409 4,965
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 93 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -5.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £26.10 £30.75 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.21
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.19% -4.40%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in the City of London

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in the City of London

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in the City of London

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Project Manager in the City of London

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Senior Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.00%) PMO
7 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (8.00%) JIRA
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
7 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) Adobe
7 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (4.00%) Derivative
8 1 (4.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (4.00%) Marketing
8 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Degree
8 1 (4.00%) Hyland
8 1 (4.00%) OnBase

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (4.00%) FileNet
2 1 (4.00%) OnBase
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DMZ
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) BYOD
2 1 (4.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) Equities
2 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.00%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Data Reconciliation
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (4.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CISA
1 1 (4.00%) CISM
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
1 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.00%) Hyland
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) OpenText
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Workday