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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 158 172 194
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 40 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.61% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.66% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £385 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £26.98 £31.78
% change year-on-year
+100.18% -15.11%
IT Project Manager
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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
5000 5454 6805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.87% 92.22% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3945 3942 4964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 93 149
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 43 (53.75%) Finance
2 34 (42.50%) Project Management
3 23 (28.75%) PRINCE2
4 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (25.00%) Banking
6 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (16.25%) PMI Certification
7 13 (16.25%) SDLC
8 10 (12.50%) PMI
9 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.00%) ITIL
9 8 (10.00%) Front Office
10 7 (8.75%) Oracle
10 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
11 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.50%) Migration
11 6 (7.50%) MS Project
11 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.50%) Service Management
11 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
12 5 (6.25%) PMP
12 5 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (6.25%) MS Office
12 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
12 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.25%) Marketing
12 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
13 4 (5.00%) Retail
13 4 (5.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Project
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) Big Data
2 1 (1.25%) DB2
2 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
General
1 43 (53.75%) Finance
2 20 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (10.00%) Front Office
4 6 (7.50%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.25%) Marketing
6 4 (5.00%) Retail
6 4 (5.00%) Law
6 4 (5.00%) Legal
7 3 (3.75%) Advertising
8 2 (2.50%) Back Office
8 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.25%) Billing
9 1 (1.25%) French Language
9 1 (1.25%) German Language
9 1 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) PMI
2 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.50%) Social Media
5 2 (2.50%) Derivative
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.25%) Equities
6 1 (1.25%) CESG
6 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) 3D Printing
6 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) UNIX
2 2 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) Project Management
2 23 (28.75%) PRINCE2
3 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.25%) SDLC
6 8 (10.00%) ITIL
7 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.50%) Service Management
8 6 (7.50%) Migration
9 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Change Management
10 4 (5.00%) Project Governance
10 4 (5.00%) Analytics
11 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.75%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) VBA
2 1 (1.25%) C#
2 1 (1.25%) COBOL
2 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.25%) PMP
3 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.25%) QA
1 1 (1.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Apple
5 1 (1.25%) Reuters
5 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.25%) Actimize
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