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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 3 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 41 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.93% 15.79% 14.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.53% 18.37% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 19
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£475 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £342 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
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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
182 98 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 97.33% 85.96% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 47 137
Average daily rate £475 £450 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £323 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 45 (81.82%) Finance
2 25 (45.45%) Project Management
3 17 (30.91%) PMI Certification
4 15 (27.27%) PMP
5 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
6 12 (21.82%) Migration
7 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
8 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.55%) LiveLink
8 8 (14.55%) Office 365
9 7 (12.73%) Software Delivery
9 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
10 6 (10.91%) Analytics
10 6 (10.91%) Degree
10 6 (10.91%) MS Office
11 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.09%) Banking
12 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
12 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
12 4 (7.27%) Windows
12 4 (7.27%) Network Security
12 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
12 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (5.45%) User Experience
13 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (23.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.55%) LiveLink
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.64%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.64%) MS Project
5 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.64%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
General
1 45 (81.82%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Front Office
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Derivative
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) PMI
4 2 (3.64%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Project Management
2 12 (21.82%) Migration
3 8 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.73%) Software Delivery
5 6 (10.91%) Analytics
6 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
6 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
6 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.64%) Change Control
8 2 (3.64%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.64%) UML
8 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
2 2 (3.64%) R
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) PMI Certification
2 15 (27.27%) PMP
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.82%) EMIR
1 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Citrix
2 2 (3.64%) SAP
2 2 (3.64%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Infor