The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Project Manager
England / London
Rank 270 241 276
Rank change year-on-year -29 +35  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 130 203 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.92% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.97% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 149 96
Median daily rate £581 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.68% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £491 £475
% change year-on-year -3.30% +3.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
City of London -24 20 £575 -4.16% 10
Croydon +10 2 £706 +41.25%
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Bromley +12 1 £638 +6.25%
Westminster +2 1 £375 -28.57%
Hackney - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Senior Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 104 (41.94%) Project Management
2 95 (38.31%) Finance
3 76 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (18.55%) PRINCE2
6 43 (17.34%) Banking
7 32 (12.90%) Migration
8 26 (10.48%) Investment Management
9 21 (8.47%) Front Office
9 21 (8.47%) Programme Management
10 20 (8.06%) Asset Management
11 19 (7.66%) Waterfall
12 18 (7.26%) MS Project
13 17 (6.85%) Scrum
13 17 (6.85%) Change Management
13 17 (6.85%) Wealth Management
13 17 (6.85%) Security Cleared
14 16 (6.45%) Retail
14 16 (6.45%) Legal
15 15 (6.05%) SC Cleared
16 14 (5.65%) Change Control
16 14 (5.65%) Matrix Organization
16 14 (5.65%) Investment Banking
16 14 (5.65%) SAP
16 14 (5.65%) Microsoft
17 13 (5.24%) Matrix Management
18 12 (4.84%) Analytics
18 12 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (4.44%) Business Transformation
19 11 (4.44%) Office 365

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.21%) MS Project Server
2 3 (1.21%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.81%) Drupal
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (7.26%) MS Project
2 6 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.02%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.21%) MS Office
4 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.61%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.21%) CA PPM
3 3 (1.21%) Primavera
3 3 (1.21%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.21%) Sonata
4 2 (0.81%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.81%) Skype
2 1 (0.40%) DMZ
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
2 1 (0.40%) Multicast
2 1 (0.40%) PSTN
2 1 (0.40%) SAN
2 1 (0.40%) VoIP
2 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.82%) SAP BW
1 7 (2.82%) SAP HANA
2 6 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.21%) Big Data
4 2 (0.81%) Power BI
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) HBase
5 1 (0.40%) QlikView
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (3.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (38.31%) Finance
2 43 (17.34%) Banking
3 21 (8.47%) Front Office
4 16 (6.45%) Legal
4 16 (6.45%) Retail
5 14 (5.65%) Investment Banking
6 10 (4.03%) Marketing
7 7 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.42%) Advertising
8 6 (2.42%) Law
8 6 (2.42%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.61%) Billing
9 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.21%) Publishing
10 3 (1.21%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.81%) Local Government
11 2 (0.81%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.40%) Back Office
12 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) Middleware
2 2 (0.81%) Laravel
3 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.63%) Derivative
2 9 (3.63%) Fintech
2 9 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.42%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.42%) PMI
5 4 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.61%) User Experience
6 3 (1.21%) FMCG
6 3 (1.21%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.81%) CCTV
7 2 (0.81%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) LIMS
8 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) SCADA
8 1 (0.40%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.63%) Windows
2 3 (1.21%) Linux
2 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.81%) AIX
4 1 (0.40%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) Solaris
4 1 (0.40%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (41.94%) Project Management
2 76 (30.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (18.55%) PRINCE2
5 32 (12.90%) Migration
6 26 (10.48%) Investment Management
7 21 (8.47%) Programme Management
8 20 (8.06%) Asset Management
9 19 (7.66%) Waterfall
10 17 (6.85%) Change Management
10 17 (6.85%) Scrum
10 17 (6.85%) Wealth Management
11 14 (5.65%) Change Control
11 14 (5.65%) Matrix Organization
12 13 (5.24%) Matrix Management
13 12 (4.84%) Analytics
14 11 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.44%) Business Transformation
14 11 (4.44%) Project Governance
15 10 (4.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.42%) C
1 6 (2.42%) Java
2 4 (1.61%) SQL
3 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.81%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.40%) Python
5 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.44%) PMP
4 8 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.82%) Degree
6 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.21%) MBA
8 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) CISA
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.23%) QA
2 7 (2.82%) MiFID
3 6 (2.42%) PMO
4 4 (1.61%) GxP
5 3 (1.21%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.81%) GDPR
6 2 (0.81%) SEPA
7 1 (0.40%) Basel III
7 1 (0.40%) COBIT
7 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.40%) EMIR
7 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (5.65%) Microsoft
1 14 (5.65%) SAP
2 6 (2.42%) Charles River
2 6 (2.42%) Oracle
3 4 (1.61%) Yardi
4 3 (1.21%) CA
4 3 (1.21%) FNZ
4 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.21%) Tableau
5 2 (0.81%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.81%) Cisco
5 2 (0.81%) Citrix
5 2 (0.81%) TOWER Software
5 2 (0.81%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.40%) Sybase
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