The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 67 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% 0.23% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.24% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £563 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £453 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £548 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +5.40% -2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 527 822 776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.33% 93.73% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 1592 1529
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 126 219
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £33.75 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in Reading

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) WFM
4 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (10.00%) Huawei
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Maya

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) Maya
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) WFM
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) Huawei
4 1 (10.00%) Lancope
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle