Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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 Project Manager
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 358 312
Rank change year-on-year -22 -46 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 272 274 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.61% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.64% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 198 251
London median daily rate £550 £556 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.12% +5.95% -2.33%
10th Percentile £457 £425 £400
90th Percentile £738 £738 £700
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £8.00 - -
England 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 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in London

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in London

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in London

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Project Manager in London

Senior Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
Central London +2 53 £550 -8.33% 10
East London -2 13 £650 +20.93%
West London -2 13 £550 +12.82% 2
South London -26 8 £600 -4.00%
Senior Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 128 (47.06%) Project Management
2 115 (42.28%) Finance
3 73 (26.84%) PRINCE2
4 71 (26.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (14.34%) Migration
7 30 (11.03%) Change Management
7 30 (11.03%) Programme Management
8 27 (9.93%) Security Cleared
9 26 (9.56%) Office 365
10 25 (9.19%) Banking
11 22 (8.09%) SC Cleared
12 21 (7.72%) Waterfall
13 20 (7.35%) Risk Management
14 19 (6.99%) Legal
14 19 (6.99%) PMP
15 18 (6.62%) Retail
16 17 (6.25%) Microsoft
17 16 (5.88%) Windows
17 16 (5.88%) GDPR
18 15 (5.51%) PMO
18 15 (5.51%) Investment Management
18 15 (5.51%) PMI Certification
19 14 (5.15%) Matrix Organization
20 13 (4.78%) Agile Project Management
20 13 (4.78%) Project Governance
20 13 (4.78%) Scrum
21 12 (4.41%) ERP
22 11 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 11 (4.04%) Project Planning

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 9 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.10%) CMS
2 3 (1.10%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.74%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) Documentum
4 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.10%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.74%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.74%) Primavera
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.37%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.56%) Office 365
2 7 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.84%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Slack
4 1 (0.37%) Veeva
4 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) ATM
1 2 (0.74%) Skype
1 2 (0.74%) SMS
2 1 (0.37%) Broadband
2 1 (0.37%) Firewall
2 1 (0.37%) LAN
2 1 (0.37%) MPLS
2 1 (0.37%) PPP
2 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) MS Access
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
General
1 115 (42.28%) Finance
2 25 (9.19%) Banking
3 19 (6.99%) Legal
4 18 (6.62%) Retail
5 10 (3.68%) Marketing
6 8 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.57%) Front Office
8 6 (2.21%) Advertising
8 6 (2.21%) Law
9 5 (1.84%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.47%) Back Office
10 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.10%) Local Government
11 3 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.74%) German Language
12 2 (0.74%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.74%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.37%) Billing
13 1 (0.37%) French Language
13 1 (0.37%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) CSS
1 1 (0.37%) EDI
1 1 (0.37%) Flash
1 1 (0.37%) HTML
1 1 (0.37%) Velocity
1 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (3.68%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.31%) Virtual Team
3 8 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.57%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.84%) PMI
5 5 (1.84%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.47%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.47%) NHS
6 4 (1.47%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.10%) Derivative
7 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.10%) Equities
7 3 (1.10%) FMCG
7 3 (1.10%) User Experience
8 2 (0.74%) EPoS
8 2 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.88%) Windows
2 6 (2.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.84%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.74%) Solaris
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) AIX
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.37%) Unix
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (47.06%) Project Management
2 73 (26.84%) PRINCE2
3 71 (26.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (14.34%) Migration
6 30 (11.03%) Change Management
6 30 (11.03%) Programme Management
7 21 (7.72%) Waterfall
8 20 (7.35%) Risk Management
9 15 (5.51%) Investment Management
10 14 (5.15%) Matrix Organization
11 13 (4.78%) Agile Project Management
11 13 (4.78%) Project Governance
11 13 (4.78%) Scrum
12 12 (4.41%) ERP
13 11 (4.04%) Matrix Management
13 11 (4.04%) Project Planning
13 11 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (3.68%) Asset Management
15 9 (3.31%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.47%) Java
2 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.37%) C
3 1 (0.37%) Perl
3 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.99%) PMP
4 15 (5.51%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.68%) Degree
6 8 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.10%) APMP
7 3 (1.10%) ISEB
8 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) CISSP
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.37%) HNC
9 1 (0.37%) HND
9 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.88%) GDPR
2 15 (5.51%) PMO
3 5 (1.84%) QA
4 4 (1.47%) MiFID
5 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.74%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.74%) PSD2
5 2 (0.74%) UCITS
6 1 (0.37%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.37%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.37%) EMIR
6 1 (0.37%) FINREP
6 1 (0.37%) IFRS
6 1 (0.37%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.37%) SEPA
6 1 (0.37%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.57%) Oracle
2 7 (2.57%) SAP
3 5 (1.84%) Reuters
4 3 (1.10%) Temenos
5 2 (0.74%) Adobe
5 2 (0.74%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.74%) CA
5 2 (0.74%) Cisco
5 2 (0.74%) Google
5 2 (0.74%) hybris
5 2 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (0.74%) Workday
6 1 (0.37%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.37%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.37%) FactSet
6 1 (0.37%) FireEye
6 1 (0.37%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.37%) iManage
6 1 (0.37%) Sitecore