The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Project Manager
England / South West
Rank 120 125 115
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 20 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 0.45% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.47% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 13
Median daily rate £450 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -14.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £476 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £491 £475
% change year-on-year -3.30% +3.42%  
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 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 2477 2795 2993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.61% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1808 1877
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 144
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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
Wiltshire +9 10 £525 +25.37% 1
Bristol +3 3 £410 -4.54% 1
Devon - 3 £400 -
Cornwall - 1 £300 -
Senior Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 22 (64.71%) Project Management
2 16 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
6 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
6 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) Resource Management
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
7 4 (11.76%) Office 365
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) Retail
7 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.82%) PMI
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
8 3 (8.82%) Local Government
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Automotive
8 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) Marketing
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Automotive
4 3 (8.82%) Local Government
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Billing
6 1 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) PMI
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) AIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Project Management
2 16 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Change Management
5 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
6 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
6 4 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Coaching
7 3 (8.82%) Dependency Management
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.94%) APMP
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MBA
6 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.94%) BT
3 1 (2.94%) Huawei
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow