The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 169 191 198
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 34 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.51% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 23
Average daily rate
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£460 £513 £568
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.24% -9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £335 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £615 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £38.73 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-30.34% +43.43%
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5448 6621 7375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 4809 5300
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 40 (57.14%) Project Management
2 23 (32.86%) Finance
3 20 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 16 (22.86%) Banking
5 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (15.71%) ITIL
6 11 (15.71%) Investment Banking
7 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
7 8 (11.43%) Front Office
8 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (8.57%) Derivative
9 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (8.57%) Windows
9 6 (8.57%) Firewall
10 5 (7.14%) ERP
10 5 (7.14%) SQL
10 5 (7.14%) Migration
10 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
11 4 (5.71%) Degree
11 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (5.71%) Data Management
11 4 (5.71%) MS Office
11 4 (5.71%) Linux
11 4 (5.71%) Back Office
11 4 (5.71%) Workflow

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) Lync
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Drupal
2 1 (1.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.43%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (4.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.43%) QlikView
General
1 23 (32.86%) Finance
2 16 (22.86%) Banking
3 11 (15.71%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.43%) Front Office
5 4 (5.71%) Back Office
6 3 (4.29%) Legal
6 3 (4.29%) Retail
7 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (8.57%) Derivative
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Equities
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.86%) PMI
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.43%) VLE
4 1 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) EPoS
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Project Management
2 20 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.71%) ITIL
5 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.14%) ERP
7 5 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (5.71%) Workflow
8 4 (5.71%) Data Management
8 4 (5.71%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (4.29%) SIEM
9 3 (4.29%) Change Control
9 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.29%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.29%) Change Management
10 2 (2.86%) BPR
10 2 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.86%) PMP
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.29%) Websense
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
3 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.43%) Kofax
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) Yardi
4 1 (1.43%) BI-SAM
4 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.43%) Remedy
4 1 (1.43%) Linedata
4 1 (1.43%) Primavera
4 1 (1.43%) Murex
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix
4 1 (1.43%) Informatica