Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 269 272
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 100 115 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.73% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 96
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.71% -1.55%
10th Percentile £413 £400 £375
90th Percentile £658 £610 £575
England median daily rate £545 £514 £500
% change year-on-year +6.08% +2.75% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £67.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.00% -
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 South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15922 15769 18594
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.99% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9446 9385 10896
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £240 £226 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 645 783 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.35
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in the South East

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in the South East

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in the South East

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Project Manager in the South East

Senior Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Thames Valley -25 29 £481 -3.75% 1
West Sussex +7 22 £470 -14.55%
Surrey -16 20 £475 -8.21% 1
Hampshire +3 16 £513 +5.94% 1
Berkshire -5 13 £556 +18.35%
Buckinghamshire -22 12 £440 -19.82%
East Sussex +4 5 £750 +15.38%
Oxfordshire -4 4 £525 +5.00% 1
Kent -15 4 £425 -10.53%
Sussex - 2 £450 -
Senior Project Manager
England

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

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 South East region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 38 (38.00%) PRINCE2
2 37 (37.00%) Finance
3 32 (32.00%) Project Management
4 28 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (22.00%) PMP
6 21 (21.00%) PMI Certification
6 21 (21.00%) PMO
7 19 (19.00%) QA
7 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (17.00%) Project Planning
9 15 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
10 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Project
11 12 (12.00%) Migration
12 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (10.00%) ITIL
13 10 (10.00%) Change Management
13 10 (10.00%) Degree
14 9 (9.00%) Supplier Management
15 8 (8.00%) Retail
15 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
15 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
15 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
15 8 (8.00%) GDPR
16 7 (7.00%) Change Control
16 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (7.00%) Data Migration
16 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
16 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
16 7 (7.00%) Critical Path Analysis

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.00%) CMS
1 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Maximo
1 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (1.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) LAN
1 4 (4.00%) VoIP
2 3 (3.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.00%) Converged Networks
4 1 (1.00%) CTI
4 1 (1.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.00%) MVNO
4 1 (1.00%) Skype
4 1 (1.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Big Data
1 1 (1.00%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 37 (37.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.00%) Legal
5 5 (5.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Billing
6 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Local Government
7 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.00%) CCTV
4 2 (2.00%) IVR
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.00%) NHS
5 1 (1.00%) PMI
5 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.00%) Android
3 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.00%) AIX
4 1 (1.00%) Solaris
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) PRINCE2
2 32 (32.00%) Project Management
3 28 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.00%) Project Planning
6 15 (15.00%) Matrix Organization
7 12 (12.00%) Migration
8 10 (10.00%) Change Management
8 10 (10.00%) ITIL
9 9 (9.00%) Supplier Management
10 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.00%) Change Control
11 7 (7.00%) Critical Path Analysis
11 7 (7.00%) Data Migration
11 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (6.00%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (6.00%) Resource Management
13 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
14 4 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
14 4 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.00%) Java
1 2 (2.00%) PHP
2 1 (1.00%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 22 (22.00%) PMP
2 21 (21.00%) PMI Certification
3 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (10.00%) Degree
5 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.00%) APMP
8 3 (3.00%) HNC
8 3 (3.00%) HND
9 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) ISEB
10 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.00%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.00%) PMO
2 19 (19.00%) QA
3 8 (8.00%) GDPR
4 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.00%) Capita
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco
3 2 (2.00%) Demandware
3 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.00%) Avaya
4 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.00%) Citrix
4 1 (1.00%) Google
4 1 (1.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.00%) Lancope
4 1 (1.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.00%) Symantec
4 1 (1.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.00%) Verint
4 1 (1.00%) VMware