Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 202 169
Rank change year-on-year +5 -33 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 47 28 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.46% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.48% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 51
City of London median daily rate £575 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £480 £488 £415
90th Percentile £720 £758 £713
Central London median daily rate £559 £600 £555
% change year-on-year -6.92% +8.11% +0.91%
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 6,665 5,842 6,743
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 95.52% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,297 4,638 5,316
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +2.97%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 65 100
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.52% -12.78% +17.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.81 £11.95
90th Percentile £31.00 £53.05 £41.30
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.47% -12.82% +18.18%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, 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 27 (57.45%) Project Management
2 26 (55.32%) Finance
3 22 (46.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (36.17%) PRINCE2
5 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) PMP
7 9 (19.15%) Banking
8 8 (17.02%) Investment Management
9 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Wealth Management
9 6 (12.77%) Matrix Management
9 6 (12.77%) Advertising
9 6 (12.77%) Change Management
9 6 (12.77%) Front Office
10 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
10 5 (10.64%) Project Governance
10 5 (10.64%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (8.51%) GDPR
11 4 (8.51%) Reinsurance
11 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
11 4 (8.51%) PRINCE
12 3 (6.38%) Legal
12 3 (6.38%) Facilities Management
12 3 (6.38%) Retail
12 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
12 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
12 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (6.38%) Waterfall

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 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Advertising
3 6 (12.77%) Front Office
4 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 3 (6.38%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Back Office
5 2 (4.26%) Law
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) International Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Local Government
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Reinsurance
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Equities
3 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Project Management
2 22 (46.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (36.17%) PRINCE2
4 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Investment Management
6 6 (12.77%) Change Management
6 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.77%) Matrix Management
6 6 (12.77%) Wealth Management
7 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.64%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 5 (10.64%) Project Governance
7 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.51%) PRINCE
8 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.38%) Facilities Management
9 3 (6.38%) Programme Delivery
9 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) PMP
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) APMP
3 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) AIFMD
2 1 (2.13%) EMIR
2 1 (2.13%) MiFID
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.13%) CyberArk
2 1 (2.13%) FactSet
2 1 (2.13%) FireEye
2 1 (2.13%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) hybris
2 1 (2.13%) iManage
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Reuters