Period
to 20 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 225 195
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 38 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 32
City of London median daily rate £550 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% - -4.17%
10th Percentile £431 £480 £415
90th Percentile £675 £688 £686
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £575
% change year-on-year -4.35% - -4.17%
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 6,347 6,648 5,935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 94.42% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,902 5,256 4,602
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 108 62
City of London median hourly rate £20.57 £18.70 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.01% +4.89% -10.86%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.53
90th Percentile £56.50 £37.63 £36.76
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% +10.00% -15.00%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019, 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Project Management
4 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
5 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.05%) Migration
7 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 6 (15.79%) PMP
7 6 (15.79%) PMI Certification
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (13.16%) Scrum
8 5 (13.16%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) Information Security
9 4 (10.53%) Legal
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.53%) Banking
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (10.53%) JIRA
10 3 (7.89%) Degree
10 3 (7.89%) Kanban
10 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.89%) ITIL
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
10 3 (7.89%) DevOps
10 3 (7.89%) Identity Access Management

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 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (5.26%) Alfresco
1 2 (5.26%) CMS
1 2 (5.26%) Documentum
1 2 (5.26%) FileNet
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
1 2 (5.26%) OnBase
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
5 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
1 2 (5.26%) PMI
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Fintech
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Project Management
3 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
4 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
8 4 (10.53%) Information Security
9 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
9 3 (7.89%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL
9 3 (7.89%) Kanban
9 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.26%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) PMI Certification
1 6 (15.79%) PMP
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) MiFID
1 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS
2 1 (2.63%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) PSD2
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) Hyland
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) OpenText
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Workday