Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 149 134
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 16 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.17% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.18% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
Manchester median daily rate £500 £468 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -20.43% +28.42%
10th Percentile £425 £423 £474
90th Percentile £730 £600 £748
North West median daily rate £500 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +11.11% -12.20% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £46.25 - £45.00

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 2792 3383 3570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.31% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1757 2151 2061
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £240 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 84 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.25 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.22 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -20.90% +27.81%

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 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in Manchester

Senior Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bolton - 5 £450 -
Salford - 3 £575 -
Stockport - 2 £730 -
Senior Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
5 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Web Development
8 1 (6.25%) Business Development
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) Life Science
8 1 (6.25%) Publishing
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (6.25%) PMI
8 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification

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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
4 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Development
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) IFRS
1 1 (6.25%) IFRS 9
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow