The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 114 175
Rank change year-on-year -26 +61  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 25 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 1.17% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 14
Median daily rate £575 £581 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £431 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £718 £714
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £52.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3051 3319 5261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.31% 95.05% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2686 3994
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 81
Median hourly rate £19.16 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 30 April 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 City of London region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (34.29%) Finance
4 11 (31.43%) Banking
5 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.29%) Wealth Management
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Advertising
7 4 (11.43%) C
7 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
7 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.43%) SEPA
8 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
8 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.57%) CISSP
8 3 (8.57%) PMP
8 3 (8.57%) Front Office
8 3 (8.57%) Retail
8 3 (8.57%) Legal
8 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
9 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
9 2 (5.71%) COBIT
9 2 (5.71%) MiFID
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) CISA
9 2 (5.71%) CMMI

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 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Advertising
4 3 (8.57%) Front Office
4 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Back Office
6 1 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Laravel
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.71%) PMI
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Project Management
2 13 (37.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 5 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
6 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
6 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) CMMI
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Project Governance
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Security
8 1 (2.86%) ETL
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) C
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) CISSP
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
2 2 (5.71%) CISA
2 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SEPA
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
2 2 (5.71%) GDPR
2 2 (5.71%) MiFID
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Guidewire
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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