The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £539 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Project Manager
UK / England
Rank 330 286 301
Rank change year-on-year -44 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 268 385 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.78% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.82% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 300 201
Median daily rate £539 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.61% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £411 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £52.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 - £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.90 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -26 130 £581 +5.68% 30
South East +13 62 £510 +2.00% 3
South West +11 20 £450 +4.40% 4
West Midlands +13 15 £425 -10.52% 7
East Midlands -8 12 £500 +9.28% 4
Yorkshire +13 9 £538 +14.05% 1
North West +11 9 £425 -9.81% 5
East of England -25 5 £388 -26.88% 5
North East -12 4 £288 -36.00%
Midlands +5 1 £525 +16.66%
Senior Project Manager
UK

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 212 (43.62%) Project Management
2 176 (36.21%) Finance
3 154 (31.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 138 (28.40%) PRINCE2
5 118 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (11.32%) Banking
7 50 (10.29%) Migration
8 45 (9.26%) Change Management
9 37 (7.61%) Programme Management
10 36 (7.41%) MS Project
10 36 (7.41%) Security Cleared
11 34 (7.00%) Waterfall
11 34 (7.00%) Retail
12 33 (6.79%) Microsoft
12 33 (6.79%) PMP
12 33 (6.79%) Matrix Organization
13 32 (6.58%) Risk Management
13 32 (6.58%) Project Planning
14 29 (5.97%) Scrum
15 28 (5.76%) ITIL
15 28 (5.76%) PMO
16 27 (5.56%) QA
17 26 (5.35%) Investment Management
17 26 (5.35%) SAP
18 25 (5.14%) SC Cleared
18 25 (5.14%) Office 365
19 24 (4.94%) Project Governance
19 24 (4.94%) Marketing
19 24 (4.94%) Degree
19 24 (4.94%) MS Excel

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.82%) CMS
2 4 (0.82%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.21%) Confluence
5 1 (0.21%) Documentum
5 1 (0.21%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.21%) JBoss
5 1 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 36 (7.41%) MS Project
2 24 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.50%) MS Office
4 13 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Maya
6 1 (0.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.82%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.62%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.62%) Primavera
3 3 (0.62%) SAP PM
3 3 (0.62%) Sonata
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.21%) Maximo
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.14%) Office 365
2 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
4 2 (0.41%) Yammer
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.23%) VoIP
1 6 (1.23%) WAN
2 4 (0.82%) LAN
2 4 (0.82%) Skype
3 3 (0.62%) Firewall
3 3 (0.62%) Internet
3 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.41%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.41%) MPLS
4 2 (0.41%) Network Security
4 2 (0.41%) VPN
4 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.21%) CTI
5 1 (0.21%) DMZ
5 1 (0.21%) Multicast
5 1 (0.21%) PSTN
5 1 (0.21%) RIP
5 1 (0.21%) SAN
5 1 (0.21%) TETRA
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.44%) SAP BW
2 7 (1.44%) SAP HANA
3 5 (1.03%) Big Data
3 5 (1.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.41%) Power BI
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.21%) HBase
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.21%) QlikView
5 1 (0.21%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (2.26%) JIRA
2 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 176 (36.21%) Finance
2 55 (11.32%) Banking
3 34 (7.00%) Retail
4 24 (4.94%) Marketing
5 23 (4.73%) Legal
6 21 (4.32%) Front Office
6 21 (4.32%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.09%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.65%) Local Government
10 7 (1.44%) Advertising
10 7 (1.44%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.23%) Billing
11 6 (1.23%) Law
11 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.03%) Publishing
13 4 (0.82%) Automotive
13 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.41%) Electronics
14 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.03%) Middleware
2 2 (0.41%) Laravel
2 2 (0.41%) Web Services
3 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.21%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.88%) PMI
5 9 (1.85%) Derivative
5 9 (1.85%) Fintech
5 9 (1.85%) User Experience
5 9 (1.85%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.65%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.23%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.23%) FMCG
7 6 (1.23%) NHS
8 5 (1.03%) CCTV
9 4 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.82%) SCADA
10 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.62%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.09%) Windows
2 7 (1.44%) Linux
3 6 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.03%) Unix
5 4 (0.82%) AIX
5 4 (0.82%) VMS
6 2 (0.41%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (43.62%) Project Management
2 154 (31.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 138 (28.40%) PRINCE2
4 118 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (10.29%) Migration
6 45 (9.26%) Change Management
7 37 (7.61%) Programme Management
8 34 (7.00%) Waterfall
9 33 (6.79%) Matrix Organization
10 32 (6.58%) Project Planning
10 32 (6.58%) Risk Management
11 29 (5.97%) Scrum
12 28 (5.76%) ITIL
13 26 (5.35%) Investment Management
14 24 (4.94%) Project Governance
15 23 (4.73%) Matrix Management
16 22 (4.53%) Asset Management
16 22 (4.53%) Change Control
17 19 (3.91%) ERP
17 19 (3.91%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.85%) C
2 6 (1.23%) Java
3 4 (0.82%) SQL
4 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.21%) Python
6 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 33 (6.79%) PMP
3 25 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.94%) Degree
4 24 (4.94%) PMI Certification
5 21 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 20 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (2.47%) APMP
8 8 (1.65%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.82%) ISEB
10 4 (0.82%) MBA
11 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.21%) ACCA
12 1 (0.21%) CISSP
12 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.21%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.76%) PMO
2 27 (5.56%) QA
3 8 (1.65%) MiFID
4 5 (1.03%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.82%) GDPR
5 4 (0.82%) GxP
6 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.41%) GMP
6 2 (0.41%) SEPA
7 1 (0.21%) Basel III
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
7 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.21%) EMIR
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.41%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 33 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.35%) SAP
3 19 (3.91%) Oracle
4 8 (1.65%) Cisco
5 6 (1.23%) Charles River
6 5 (1.03%) Citrix
7 4 (0.82%) Remedy
7 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.82%) Yardi
8 3 (0.62%) CA
8 3 (0.62%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.62%) FNZ
8 3 (0.62%) NEC
8 3 (0.62%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.62%) Tableau
8 3 (0.62%) VMware
9 2 (0.41%) BT
9 2 (0.41%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.41%) HP
9 2 (0.41%) Mercator
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