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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 9 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 15 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 12.50% 8.77% 13.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.41% 10.07% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 39
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £397 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £407 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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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
82 149 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 93.18% 87.13% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 93 242
Average daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £200 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
3 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (27.27%) Marketing
5 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
5 6 (27.27%) MS Project
5 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Matrix Management
7 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
7 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
7 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) PMP
8 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.64%) Publishing
8 3 (13.64%) Acrobat
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) Adobe
8 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
8 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (13.64%) InDesign
8 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Change Control
9 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) User Experience

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Project
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) Acrobat
3 3 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (13.64%) InDesign
3 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
4 2 (9.09%) MS Office
4 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (13.64%) Publishing
5 2 (9.09%) Front Office
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
1 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Matrix Management
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) UML
8 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) Web Design
8 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 4 (18.18%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft