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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 171 169 177
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 29 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.61% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £588 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% +23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £29.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+39.40% -12.59%
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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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 32 (51.61%) Project Management
2 21 (33.87%) Finance
3 16 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 14 (22.58%) Banking
5 10 (16.13%) Investment Banking
5 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL
7 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
8 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.68%) Front Office
9 5 (8.06%) Back Office
9 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (8.06%) SQL
9 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.45%) Change Control
10 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (6.45%) Derivative
10 4 (6.45%) MS Office
10 4 (6.45%) Windows
10 4 (6.45%) VMware
10 4 (6.45%) Change Management
10 4 (6.45%) Firewall
10 4 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (4.84%) Citrix
11 3 (4.84%) NHS
11 3 (4.84%) MS Project
11 3 (4.84%) Oracle
11 3 (4.84%) Java
11 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
11 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.23%) Lync
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS Project
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) IntelliMatch
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.68%) Front Office
5 5 (8.06%) Back Office
6 3 (4.84%) Legal
7 2 (3.23%) French Language
7 2 (3.23%) German Language
7 2 (3.23%) General Ledger
7 2 (3.23%) Retail
7 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.61%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Derivative
1 4 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.84%) NHS
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) PMI
3 2 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Project Management
2 16 (25.81%) PRINCE2
3 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.90%) ITIL
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) Change Control
6 4 (6.45%) Change Management
7 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (4.84%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.23%) Data Management
8 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.23%) ETL
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.23%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.84%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) VMware
3 3 (4.84%) Citrix
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) Charles River
5 1 (1.61%) Primavera
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) NetApp
5 1 (1.61%) Murex
5 1 (1.61%) SunGard
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago