The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £461 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Project Manager
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.05% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.75% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £461 £450 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -13.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £383 £491
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £469 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21%  
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 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 628 929 935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.87% 92.07% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 505 511
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £50.28 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.16% +139.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in Reading over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
3 2 (18.18%) WFM
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) PMP
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Progress
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Huawei

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
1 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) WFM
4 1 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Contract Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
4 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 1 (9.09%) Huawei
3 1 (9.09%) Lancope
3 1 (9.09%) Progress