Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior IT Project Manager was £507 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 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 IT Project Manager
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 834 805
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior IT Project Manager 62 39 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.040% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.042% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 43
England median daily rate £507 £523 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.92% +4.50% -
10th Percentile £375 £419 £406
90th Percentile £678 £621 £650
UK median daily rate £507 £520 £494
% change year-on-year -2.45% +5.32% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK median hourly rate - - £55.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Project Manager in England

Senior IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior IT Project Manager in England

Senior IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior IT Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior IT Project Manager in England

Senior IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior IT Project Manager in England

Senior IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 35 £563 +7.14% 2
South East +17 19 £470 -12.56% 2
West Midlands +31 3 £338 -25.08% 2
Midlands +18 3 £338 -25.08% 2
East of England - 2 £502 -
South West - 2 £373 -
North of England +60 1 £740 +40.95%
Yorkshire +21 1 £740 +40.95%
Senior IT Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior IT 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 England region featuring Senior IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 25 (40.32%) PRINCE2
2 24 (38.71%) Project Management
3 20 (32.26%) Finance
4 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (29.03%) PMP
5 17 (27.42%) QA
6 15 (24.19%) PMI Certification
6 15 (24.19%) Project Planning
7 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (19.35%) Matrix Organization
9 11 (17.74%) PMO
10 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
10 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (12.90%) Migration
10 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
10 8 (12.90%) Change Management
11 7 (11.29%) ITIL
11 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (11.29%) Resource Management
11 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.68%) Customer Acquisition
12 6 (9.68%) Banking
12 6 (9.68%) Degree
13 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
13 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
13 5 (8.06%) Retail
13 5 (8.06%) SDLC
13 5 (8.06%) Project Governance
13 5 (8.06%) Change Control
14 4 (6.45%) Mobile App

Senior IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
1 3 (4.84%) LAN
1 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.61%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Front Office
5 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) International Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) Velocity
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.45%) Smartcard
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) Reinsurance
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Equities
5 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) CCTV
6 1 (1.61%) Fintech
6 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.61%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.61%) PMI
6 1 (1.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) PRINCE2
2 24 (38.71%) Project Management
3 18 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (24.19%) Project Planning
5 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.35%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (12.90%) Change Management
7 8 (12.90%) Migration
7 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.29%) ITIL
8 7 (11.29%) Resource Management
8 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.68%) Customer Acquisition
10 5 (8.06%) Change Control
10 5 (8.06%) Programme Management
10 5 (8.06%) Project Governance
10 5 (8.06%) SDLC
11 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) Critical Path Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) PMP
2 15 (24.19%) PMI Certification
3 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (9.68%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) QA
2 11 (17.74%) PMO
3 2 (3.23%) GDPR
4 1 (1.61%) AIFMD
4 1 (1.61%) EMIR
4 1 (1.61%) MiFID
4 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) SEPA
4 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
2 1 (1.61%) Capita
2 1 (1.61%) CyberArk
2 1 (1.61%) Demandware
2 1 (1.61%) FireEye
2 1 (1.61%) Planview
2 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.61%) SAP