The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 343 328
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 275 339 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.63% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 246 258
Median daily rate £515 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £682 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +3.72% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £49.00
UK excluding London 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. 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 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Project Manager in the UK

Senior Project Manager
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England -10 261 £520 +4.00% 45
UK excluding London +26 157 £488 +3.72% 27
London -17 112 £550 -4.34% 21
South East -14 53 £500 +2.56% 5
Midlands +11 30 £506 +7.71% 6
North of England +46 25 £475 +10.14% 10
East of England -1 21 £475 +3.26% 3
South West +8 20 £483 -0.87%
Scotland +27 7 £463 +0.76% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 266 (47.16%) Project Management
2 197 (34.93%) Finance
3 183 (32.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (28.72%) PRINCE2
5 135 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (10.82%) Migration
7 56 (9.93%) Banking
8 51 (9.04%) Change Management
8 51 (9.04%) PMP
9 50 (8.87%) Security Cleared
10 45 (7.98%) PMI Certification
11 44 (7.80%) Programme Management
12 40 (7.09%) Scrum
12 40 (7.09%) Microsoft Project
13 39 (6.91%) Microsoft
13 39 (6.91%) Office 365
13 39 (6.91%) Waterfall
14 37 (6.56%) SC Cleared
14 37 (6.56%) Project Planning
14 37 (6.56%) ITIL
14 37 (6.56%) Retail
15 34 (6.03%) Matrix Management
16 32 (5.67%) Risk Management
16 32 (5.67%) Matrix Organization
17 30 (5.32%) PMO
18 29 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (5.14%) Supplier Management
19 28 (4.96%) QA
19 28 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 26 (4.61%) PRINCE2 Certification

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (1.24%) CMS
1 7 (1.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.06%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.35%) Drupal
3 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.18%) Confluence
4 1 (0.18%) Documentum
4 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.18%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.18%) JBoss
4 1 (0.18%) Liferay
4 1 (0.18%) SAS
4 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (7.09%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.71%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.71%) Sonata
3 3 (0.53%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Primavera
3 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.53%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.35%) Maximo
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.91%) Office 365
2 18 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.71%) PaaS
3 4 (0.71%) SaaS
4 3 (0.53%) G Suite
4 3 (0.53%) IaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Yammer
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) Boomi
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.48%) LAN
2 13 (2.30%) WAN
3 10 (1.77%) VoIP
4 6 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.89%) Firewall
5 5 (0.89%) Skype
5 5 (0.89%) Wireless
6 3 (0.53%) Extranet
6 3 (0.53%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.53%) SAN
6 3 (0.53%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.35%) 3G
7 2 (0.35%) 4G
7 2 (0.35%) CTI
7 2 (0.35%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.35%) Network Security
7 2 (0.35%) SMS
8 1 (0.18%) Broadband
8 1 (0.18%) PSTN
8 1 (0.18%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.53%) Big Data
2 3 (0.53%) Power BI
2 3 (0.53%) SAP BW
2 3 (0.53%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) MS Access
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (2.30%) JIRA
2 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 197 (34.93%) Finance
2 56 (9.93%) Banking
3 37 (6.56%) Retail
4 24 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.19%) Legal
6 16 (2.84%) Marketing
7 11 (1.95%) Local Government
8 10 (1.77%) Front Office
9 7 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.89%) Advertising
10 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.71%) Automotive
11 4 (0.71%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Law
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.53%) .NET
2 2 (0.35%) Laravel
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.18%) EDI
3 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.18%) Middleware
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.08%) PMI
3 20 (3.55%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.60%) Fintech
5 8 (1.42%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.24%) NHS
6 7 (1.24%) User Experience
7 6 (1.06%) FMCG
8 5 (0.89%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.71%) Derivative
9 4 (0.71%) EPoS
9 4 (0.71%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (0.71%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.53%) CCTV
10 3 (0.53%) Equities
10 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.53%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.08%) Windows
2 14 (2.48%) Windows 10
3 5 (0.89%) Linux
3 5 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.71%) Android
4 4 (0.71%) Unix
5 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.35%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (47.16%) Project Management
2 183 (32.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 162 (28.72%) PRINCE2
4 135 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (10.82%) Migration
6 51 (9.04%) Change Management
7 44 (7.80%) Programme Management
8 40 (7.09%) Scrum
9 39 (6.91%) Waterfall
10 37 (6.56%) ITIL
10 37 (6.56%) Project Planning
11 34 (6.03%) Matrix Management
12 32 (5.67%) Matrix Organization
12 32 (5.67%) Risk Management
13 29 (5.14%) Supplier Management
14 23 (4.08%) Investment Management
15 22 (3.90%) Change Control
15 22 (3.90%) E-Commerce
16 20 (3.55%) Asset Management
17 19 (3.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.95%) C
2 10 (1.77%) Java
3 4 (0.71%) PHP
3 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
3 4 (0.71%) SQL
4 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.18%) Perl
5 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (9.04%) PMP
2 50 (8.87%) Security Cleared
3 45 (7.98%) PMI Certification
4 37 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 28 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 26 (4.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (3.90%) Degree
8 13 (2.30%) APMP
9 8 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.89%) CISSP
11 5 (0.89%) ISEB
11 5 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.35%) CISA
12 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.35%) MBA
12 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.32%) PMO
2 28 (4.96%) QA
3 11 (1.95%) GDPR
4 7 (1.24%) MiFID
5 6 (1.06%) SEPA
6 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.89%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.53%) GxP
8 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.35%) COBIT
9 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.18%) Basel III
10 1 (0.18%) GMP
10 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.24%) SCCM
2 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.35%) WSUS
3 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (6.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.61%) Oracle
3 20 (3.55%) SAP
4 12 (2.13%) Cisco
5 4 (0.71%) Avaya
5 4 (0.71%) Charles River
5 4 (0.71%) FNZ
5 4 (0.71%) JD Edwards
5 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.53%) Blue Coat
6 3 (0.53%) CA
6 3 (0.53%) Lancope
6 3 (0.53%) Remedy
6 3 (0.53%) Wyse
7 2 (0.35%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.35%) Dell
7 2 (0.35%) Genesys
7 2 (0.35%) IBM
7 2 (0.35%) Informatica
7 2 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
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