The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Project Manager
England / South East
Rank 192 197 219
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 61 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 40
Median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £378 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7328 8762 9391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.03% 95.01% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 5355 5022
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 459
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +35 19 £475 -
Surrey +6 14 £556 +11.25%
Hampshire +7 10 £500 +4.71%
West Sussex +6 6 £475 +2.70% 1
Kent - 5 £525 -
Oxfordshire -14 2 £425 -14.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £538 +13.15%
Senior Project Manager
England

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 47 (44.76%) Project Management
2 36 (34.29%) PRINCE2
2 36 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (24.76%) Finance
4 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
6 13 (12.38%) PMO
6 13 (12.38%) PMP
6 13 (12.38%) QA
7 11 (10.48%) Migration
8 10 (9.52%) Change Management
8 10 (9.52%) APMP
9 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
10 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
10 8 (7.62%) MS Project
10 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
10 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.62%) Project Planning
10 8 (7.62%) Office 365
11 7 (6.67%) Supplier Management
11 7 (6.67%) Marketing
11 7 (6.67%) Degree
11 7 (6.67%) PMI Certification
12 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.71%) Oracle
12 6 (5.71%) Retail
12 6 (5.71%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.71%) Matrix Management
12 6 (5.71%) Release Management
12 6 (5.71%) Data Centre

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (3.81%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
1 8 (7.62%) MS Project
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Maya
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) VoIP
2 3 (2.86%) WAN
3 2 (1.90%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.95%) CTI
4 1 (0.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.95%) Internet
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) MPLS
4 1 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.95%) RIP
4 1 (0.95%) Skype
4 1 (0.95%) TETRA
4 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.67%) Marketing
4 6 (5.71%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Legal
5 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.86%) Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) French Language
8 1 (0.95%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.81%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.86%) CCTV
4 3 (2.86%) SCADA
5 2 (1.90%) FMCG
5 2 (1.90%) IVR
5 2 (1.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.95%) Handset
6 1 (0.95%) PMI
6 1 (0.95%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Linux
2 3 (2.86%) Unix
2 3 (2.86%) VMS
3 2 (1.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) AIX
4 1 (0.95%) Solaris
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Project Management
2 36 (34.29%) PRINCE2
2 36 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 11 (10.48%) Migration
6 10 (9.52%) Change Management
7 8 (7.62%) Project Planning
7 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 6 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.71%) Matrix Management
9 6 (5.71%) Release Management
9 6 (5.71%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.76%) Analytics
10 5 (4.76%) Contingency Planning
10 5 (4.76%) ERP
10 5 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.76%) SDLC
10 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) PMP
2 10 (9.52%) APMP
3 7 (6.67%) Degree
3 7 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.95%) HND
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.38%) PMO
1 13 (12.38%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) GMP
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.95%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) SAP
3 4 (3.81%) Cisco
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.86%) NEC
4 3 (2.86%) Remedy
5 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.90%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.95%) Apttus
6 1 (0.95%) BT
6 1 (0.95%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.95%) F5
6 1 (0.95%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.95%) Huawei
6 1 (0.95%) hybris
6 1 (0.95%) Lancope
6 1 (0.95%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.95%) Pega
6 1 (0.95%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (0.95%) Verint