The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £483 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 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
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 128 118
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 20 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.43% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.45% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 13
South West median daily rate £483 £488 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.87% +25.00%  
10th Percentile £363 £350 £310
90th Percentile £691 £688 £650
England median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2617 2872 3003
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.72% 95.38% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 6450 6581
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
10th Percentile £225 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £563 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 432 794
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £44.75 £43.83
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in the South West

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Senior Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Bristol -8 8 £530 +24.70%
Wiltshire - 5 £603 -
Cornwall - 3 £360 -
Devon - 1 £400 -
Senior Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 25 (62.50%) Project Management
2 15 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.00%) Change Management
8 6 (15.00%) Office 365
9 5 (12.50%) Change Control
9 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (10.00%) PMI
10 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
10 4 (10.00%) Windows
10 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Local Government
10 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.00%) QA
11 3 (7.50%) Marketing
11 3 (7.50%) Degree
11 3 (7.50%) Retail
11 3 (7.50%) Automotive

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.00%) 3G
2 2 (5.00%) 4G
2 2 (5.00%) SMS
3 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Local Government
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Automotive
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) PMI
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Project Management
2 15 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
6 6 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.50%) Change Control
8 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (7.50%) Dependency Management
9 3 (7.50%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.00%) Business Transformation
10 2 (5.00%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.50%) APMP
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
2 1 (2.50%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Teradata