Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 124 155
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 7 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.60% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.63% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
Manchester median daily rate £500 £500 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.10% -23.06%
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -0.05% +11.11% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year -24.32% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,962 2,692 3,433
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 94.96% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,835 1,671 2,135
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £230 £238
90th Percentile £563 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 113 87
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +15.25% -3.67%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.40 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in Manchester

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in Manchester

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Senior Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) APMP

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner