The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 337 329
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 262 317 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.64% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 230 241
Median daily rate £515 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £466 £485
% change year-on-year +1.87% -3.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.00

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 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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
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 27 June 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 -13 111 £550 -4.34% 14
South East -14 54 £500 +2.56% 3
East of England +5 22 £475 +3.26% 2
West Midlands +23 21 £551 +13.07% 4
South West +10 20 £483 -0.87%
Yorkshire +38 14 £500 +13.31% 6
North West +1 10 £475 +11.76% 3
East Midlands -14 7 £475 +5.55% 3
Midlands - 3 - - 7
Senior Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 245 (46.23%) Project Management
2 182 (34.34%) Finance
3 172 (32.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 153 (28.87%) PRINCE2
5 122 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (10.57%) Migration
7 52 (9.81%) Banking
8 51 (9.62%) PMP
9 45 (8.49%) Change Management
9 45 (8.49%) Security Cleared
10 44 (8.30%) PMI Certification
11 42 (7.92%) Microsoft Project
12 39 (7.36%) ITIL
12 39 (7.36%) Waterfall
13 38 (7.17%) Project Planning
14 37 (6.98%) Microsoft
14 37 (6.98%) Programme Management
15 36 (6.79%) Scrum
15 36 (6.79%) Retail
16 35 (6.60%) SC Cleared
17 33 (6.23%) Matrix Management
17 33 (6.23%) Matrix Organization
18 31 (5.85%) PMO
18 31 (5.85%) Office 365
19 30 (5.66%) QA
20 29 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 29 (5.47%) Risk Management
21 28 (5.28%) Supplier Management
22 27 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
23 26 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 7 (1.32%) CMS
2 6 (1.13%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.38%) Drupal
3 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.19%) Confluence
4 1 (0.19%) Documentum
4 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.19%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.19%) JBoss
4 1 (0.19%) Liferay
4 1 (0.19%) SAS
4 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (7.92%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.57%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.57%) Primavera
3 3 (0.57%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.57%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Maximo
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.38%) Sonata
5 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.19%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.85%) Office 365
2 15 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.75%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) G Suite
4 3 (0.57%) IaaS
4 3 (0.57%) PaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Yammer
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Boomi
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.19%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.64%) LAN
2 13 (2.45%) WAN
3 10 (1.89%) VoIP
4 6 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.94%) Firewall
5 5 (0.94%) Skype
5 5 (0.94%) Wireless
6 3 (0.57%) Extranet
6 3 (0.57%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.57%) SAN
6 3 (0.57%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.38%) 3G
7 2 (0.38%) 4G
7 2 (0.38%) CTI
7 2 (0.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.38%) SMS
8 1 (0.19%) Broadband
8 1 (0.19%) PSTN
8 1 (0.19%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.57%) Power BI
2 3 (0.57%) SAP BW
2 3 (0.57%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.38%) Big Data
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (2.08%) JIRA
2 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 182 (34.34%) Finance
2 52 (9.81%) Banking
3 36 (6.79%) Retail
4 24 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.21%) Legal
6 15 (2.83%) Marketing
7 11 (2.08%) Local Government
8 10 (1.89%) Front Office
9 7 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.32%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.94%) Advertising
10 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.75%) Automotive
11 4 (0.75%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Electronics
12 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.57%) .NET
2 2 (0.38%) Laravel
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.19%) EDI
3 1 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.19%) Middleware
3 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.96%) PMI
3 19 (3.58%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.58%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.51%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.32%) Fintech
5 7 (1.32%) NHS
5 7 (1.32%) User Experience
6 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.13%) FMCG
7 5 (0.94%) CCTV
7 5 (0.94%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.75%) Derivative
8 4 (0.75%) EPoS
8 4 (0.75%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.57%) Equities
9 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.58%) Windows
2 14 (2.64%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.75%) Linux
4 3 (0.57%) Android
4 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.57%) Unix
5 2 (0.38%) VMS
5 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (46.23%) Project Management
2 172 (32.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 153 (28.87%) PRINCE2
4 122 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (10.57%) Migration
6 45 (8.49%) Change Management
7 39 (7.36%) ITIL
7 39 (7.36%) Waterfall
8 38 (7.17%) Project Planning
9 37 (6.98%) Programme Management
10 36 (6.79%) Scrum
11 33 (6.23%) Matrix Management
11 33 (6.23%) Matrix Organization
12 29 (5.47%) Risk Management
13 28 (5.28%) Supplier Management
14 23 (4.34%) Investment Management
15 22 (4.15%) E-Commerce
16 20 (3.77%) Asset Management
17 19 (3.58%) Change Control
17 19 (3.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.08%) C
2 7 (1.32%) Java
3 4 (0.75%) PHP
4 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.38%) SQL
5 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (9.62%) PMP
2 45 (8.49%) Security Cleared
3 44 (8.30%) PMI Certification
4 35 (6.60%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 26 (4.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (4.15%) Degree
8 13 (2.45%) APMP
9 8 (1.51%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.94%) ISEB
12 5 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.75%) CISSP
14 2 (0.38%) CISA
14 2 (0.38%) MAPM
14 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
14 2 (0.38%) MBA
14 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.85%) PMO
2 30 (5.66%) QA
3 10 (1.89%) GDPR
4 7 (1.32%) MiFID
5 6 (1.13%) SEPA
6 5 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.94%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.57%) GxP
8 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.57%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.38%) COBIT
9 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) Basel III
10 1 (0.19%) GMP
10 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) SCCM
2 2 (0.38%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.38%) WSUS
3 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.53%) Oracle
3 19 (3.58%) SAP
4 12 (2.26%) Cisco
5 5 (0.94%) Charles River
6 4 (0.75%) Avaya
6 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.57%) Blue Coat
7 3 (0.57%) CA
7 3 (0.57%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.57%) Lancope
7 3 (0.57%) Remedy
7 3 (0.57%) Wyse
8 2 (0.38%) Apttus
8 2 (0.38%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.38%) FNZ
8 2 (0.38%) Genesys
8 2 (0.38%) Informatica
8 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.38%) WorldPay
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