The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 5 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.38% 14.68% 9.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.82% 16.00% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 23
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£458 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 200 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.32% 91.74% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 137 210
Average daily rate £450 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title.

1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 19 (73.08%) Project Management
3 12 (46.15%) PRINCE2
4 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (30.77%) PMI Certification
6 7 (26.92%) PMP
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) MS Project
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Retail
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 3 (11.54%) Change Management
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
9 2 (7.69%) Change Control
9 2 (7.69%) Service Management
9 2 (7.69%) Intranet
9 2 (7.69%) Extranet
9 2 (7.69%) MS Office
9 2 (7.69%) RUP
9 2 (7.69%) B2B
9 2 (7.69%) IBM
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (7.69%) PMI
9 2 (7.69%) Management Information System

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Project
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
1 2 (7.69%) Extranet
2 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) PMI
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Project Management
2 12 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) RUP
6 2 (7.69%) B2B
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) UML
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 7 (26.92%) PMP
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CISA
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) COBIT
1 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) IBM