Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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 Project Manager
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 416 342
Rank change year-on-year +18 -74 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 567 542 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 401 535
England median daily rate £550 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £379
90th Percentile £725 £688 £699
UK median daily rate £545 £508 £500
% change year-on-year +7.39% +1.50% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
England median hourly rate £45.00 £67.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +28.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £14.90 £66.25 £50.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £68.75 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £67.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +28.57% +16.67%

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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
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 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in England

Senior 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 Project Manager in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in England

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in England

Senior 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 Project Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Project Manager in England

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in England

Senior 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 Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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 -18 269 £550 - 21
South East -5 101 £475 -5.00% 10
North of England +96 84 £525 +16.67% 5
Midlands -15 44 £513 +10.81% 5
Yorkshire +51 39 £525 +8.58% 4
South West +9 34 £550 -8.33% 5
East of England +2 33 £538 +11.98% 3
North West +34 32 £500 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -1 25 £550 +16.40% 3
East Midlands -8 18 £500 +11.73% 2
North East +69 13 £540 +40.35%
Senior Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 253 (44.62%) Project Management
2 230 (40.56%) Finance
3 167 (29.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 158 (27.87%) PRINCE2
5 142 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 62 (10.93%) Migration
7 62 (10.93%) Change Management
8 55 (9.70%) Programme Management
9 50 (8.82%) PMO
10 48 (8.47%) PMP
10 48 (8.47%) Waterfall
11 46 (8.11%) Project Planning
11 46 (8.11%) PMI Certification
12 45 (7.94%) SC Cleared
13 44 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
14 43 (7.58%) Retail
15 42 (7.41%) Risk Management
16 38 (6.70%) Office 365
17 36 (6.35%) Legal
18 34 (6.00%) Degree
18 34 (6.00%) GDPR
19 33 (5.82%) Banking
19 33 (5.82%) Microsoft
20 32 (5.64%) Matrix Organization
21 31 (5.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 30 (5.29%) QA
22 30 (5.29%) Scrum
23 29 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 29 (5.11%) Change Control

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.71%) CMS
2 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.18%) Documentum
4 1 (0.18%) Moodle
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (7.76%) Microsoft Project
2 16 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.53%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.35%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.35%) Primavera
2 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.35%) SAP EWM
2 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.18%) Maximo
3 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.70%) Office 365
2 13 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.06%) IaaS
5 3 (0.53%) SaaS
6 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Slack
7 1 (0.18%) Veeva
7 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.94%) LAN
2 10 (1.76%) WAN
3 8 (1.41%) Firewall
3 8 (1.41%) SMS
4 7 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.88%) VoIP
6 3 (0.53%) SAN
6 3 (0.53%) Skype
6 3 (0.53%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.35%) ATM
7 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.35%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.35%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.35%) MPLS
7 2 (0.35%) Wireless
8 1 (0.18%) Broadband
8 1 (0.18%) CTI
8 1 (0.18%) DWDM
8 1 (0.18%) Internet
8 1 (0.18%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.35%) Big Data
2 2 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.35%) MS Access
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
General
1 230 (40.56%) Finance
2 43 (7.58%) Retail
3 36 (6.35%) Legal
4 33 (5.82%) Banking
5 17 (3.00%) Marketing
6 16 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.41%) Advertising
7 8 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.23%) Front Office
8 7 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.06%) Law
9 6 (1.06%) Local Government
9 6 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.88%) Back Office
10 5 (0.88%) Billing
11 4 (0.71%) Automotive
12 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.53%) .NET
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.18%) EDI
3 1 (0.18%) Flash
3 1 (0.18%) HTML
3 1 (0.18%) JFC
3 1 (0.18%) Middleware
3 1 (0.18%) Velocity
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.47%) PMI
6 11 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.23%) NHS
8 5 (0.88%) CCTV
8 5 (0.88%) Smartcard
9 4 (0.71%) EPoS
9 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.71%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.71%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.53%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.53%) Derivative
10 3 (0.53%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.53%) Equities
10 3 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.76%) Windows
2 13 (2.29%) Windows 10
3 9 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.88%) Android
5 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.53%) Solaris
5 3 (0.53%) Unix
6 2 (0.35%) AIX
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (44.62%) Project Management
2 167 (29.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 158 (27.87%) PRINCE2
4 142 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (10.93%) Change Management
5 62 (10.93%) Migration
6 55 (9.70%) Programme Management
7 48 (8.47%) Waterfall
8 46 (8.11%) Project Planning
9 42 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 32 (5.64%) Matrix Organization
11 31 (5.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 30 (5.29%) Scrum
13 29 (5.11%) Change Control
14 25 (4.41%) Matrix Management
14 25 (4.41%) Project Governance
15 24 (4.23%) Supplier Management
16 21 (3.70%) ITIL
17 19 (3.35%) Resource Management
18 18 (3.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.06%) Java
2 4 (0.71%) C
3 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.35%) PHP
4 1 (0.18%) Lingo
4 1 (0.18%) Perl
4 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.47%) PMP
3 46 (8.11%) PMI Certification
4 45 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 34 (6.00%) Degree
6 29 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 25 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (2.12%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.94%) APMP
10 9 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.88%) ISEB
12 4 (0.71%) HNC
12 4 (0.71%) HND
13 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.18%) CAPM
15 1 (0.18%) CISSP
15 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.18%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.82%) PMO
2 34 (6.00%) GDPR
3 30 (5.29%) QA
4 4 (0.71%) MiFID
5 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.53%) SLA
6 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.35%) IFRS
6 2 (0.35%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.35%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.35%) PSD2
6 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.35%) UCITS
7 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.18%) EMIR
7 1 (0.18%) FINREP
7 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.06%) SCCM
2 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 33 (5.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.94%) SAP
3 16 (2.82%) Oracle
4 8 (1.41%) Cisco
5 7 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (0.88%) Reuters
7 3 (0.53%) Adobe
7 3 (0.53%) Blue Coat
7 3 (0.53%) Citrix
7 3 (0.53%) Google
7 3 (0.53%) Temenos
8 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.35%) CA
8 2 (0.35%) Capita
8 2 (0.35%) Dell
8 2 (0.35%) Demandware
8 2 (0.35%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.35%) hybris
8 2 (0.35%) SonicWALL
8 2 (0.35%) Veeam