The median contractor rate for a Senior IT Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior IT Project Manager
UK
Rank 587 602 582
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior IT Project Manager 22 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.073% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.077% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 23
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £418 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £725 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £494 £475
% change year-on-year -11.39% +3.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior IT Project Manager in the UK

Senior IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior IT Project Manager in the UK

Senior IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior IT Project Manager over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior IT Project Manager in the UK

Senior IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior IT Project Manager in the UK

Senior IT Project Manager
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior IT Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +24 21 £505 -3.80% 5
London +22 9 £575 -2.12% 4
South East +24 4 £430 -14.00%
City of London 0 3 £575 +9.52% 2
West Midlands +14 2 £425 -19.04% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £500 +25.00%
Northamptonshire -3 2 £500 +25.00%
Durham - 2 £201 -
North East - 2 £201 -
West Sussex - 2 £388 -
North West +28 1 £525 +13.51%
Scotland +21 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 - -
East of England -4 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Manchester - 1 £525 -
Kent - 1 £510 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £510 -
Horley - 1 £450 -
Livingston - 1 £350 -
Crawley - 1 £410 -
West Lothian - 1 £350 -

Senior IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior IT 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 featuring Senior IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (35.71%) Project Management
2 15 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 8 (19.05%) QA
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (14.29%) PMO
5 6 (14.29%) Banking
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) PMP
7 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) MS Project
7 4 (9.52%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.14%) JIRA
8 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.14%) Office 365
8 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.14%) SDLC
8 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) CCTV
8 3 (7.14%) Requirements Management
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
8 3 (7.14%) MS Excel

Senior IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (2.38%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Project
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Maximo
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) MPLS
1 1 (2.38%) PSTN
1 1 (2.38%) Skype
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
1 1 (2.38%) VPN
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.76%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) CCTV
1 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) SCADA
2 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.38%) Life Science
3 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) VMS
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) PRINCE2
1 15 (35.71%) Project Management
1 15 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (4.76%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) PMP
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 6 (14.29%) PMO
3 3 (7.14%) GxP
4 2 (4.76%) SEPA
5 1 (2.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) WorldPay
3 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.38%) Charles River
3 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) F5
3 1 (2.38%) Kronos
3 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) SimCorp
3 1 (2.38%) Tumbleweed
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