Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 197 166
Rank change year-on-year -7 -31 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 44 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.54% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.84% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 61 50
Midlands median daily rate £525 £463 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -2.12% -4.55%
10th Percentile £349 £375 £374
90th Percentile £698 £575 £628
England median daily rate £545 £514 £500
% change year-on-year +6.08% +2.75% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £67.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +35.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7749 9388 8119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.32% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4843 5691 4692
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £231 £217
90th Percentile £550 £553 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 368 452
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in the Midlands

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in the Midlands

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in the Midlands

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Project Manager in the Midlands

Senior Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands 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
West Midlands -1 24 £550 +16.40% 1
East Midlands -5 19 £513 +14.53%
Senior Project Manager
England

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

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 Midlands region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (34.09%) Project Management
1 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
2 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
6 5 (11.36%) WAN
6 5 (11.36%) PMP
6 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) SAP
7 4 (9.09%) LAN
7 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 4 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle
8 3 (6.82%) QA
8 3 (6.82%) Banking
8 3 (6.82%) APMP
8 3 (6.82%) Project Governance
9 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (4.55%) Retail
9 2 (4.55%) Logistics
9 2 (4.55%) Economics

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (2.27%) Moodle
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.27%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Local Government
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.27%) NHS
1 1 (2.27%) PMI
1 1 (2.27%) Robotics
1 1 (2.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
1 15 (34.09%) Project Management
2 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Project Governance
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.55%) Economics
7 2 (4.55%) Logistics
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Presales
7 2 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.27%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) PMP
2 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.82%) APMP
4 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) PMO
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Cisco
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.27%) Blackboard
4 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) Epicor
4 1 (2.27%) Lancope
4 1 (2.27%) Siebel