The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
London / City of London
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 199 272 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.83% 8.53% 6.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 8.91% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 194 229
Median daily rate £500 £511 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -21.87%

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
2771 3052 4934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.67% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2192 2402 3791
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Project Manager across the City of London region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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 Project Manager across the City of London region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 159 (44.54%) Project Management
2 132 (36.97%) Finance
3 110 (30.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (20.45%) PRINCE2
6 50 (14.01%) Banking
7 37 (10.36%) Migration
8 32 (8.96%) Programme Management
9 27 (7.56%) Waterfall
10 25 (7.00%) Retail
11 24 (6.72%) MS Project
11 24 (6.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 23 (6.44%) PMI Certification
12 23 (6.44%) Risk Management
13 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
14 21 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (5.88%) Microsoft
15 20 (5.60%) Investment Banking
15 20 (5.60%) Business Analysis
15 20 (5.60%) MiFID
15 20 (5.60%) Front Office
16 19 (5.32%) Matrix Organization
17 18 (5.04%) Data Centre
17 18 (5.04%) Project Governance
17 18 (5.04%) Asset Management
17 18 (5.04%) PMP
17 18 (5.04%) Windows
18 17 (4.76%) Legal
18 17 (4.76%) Degree
19 16 (4.48%) Change Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.68%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.68%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.40%) Drupal
4 4 (1.12%) Confluence
5 2 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (6.72%) MS Project
2 12 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.24%) MS Office
4 8 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.84%) Exstream
2 3 (0.84%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.56%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.28%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.80%) Office 365
2 7 (1.96%) SaaS
3 6 (1.68%) IaaS
4 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.24%) Skype
2 7 (1.96%) LAN
3 6 (1.68%) WAN
4 3 (0.84%) Firewall
4 3 (0.84%) FTP
4 3 (0.84%) IP Telephony
4 3 (0.84%) MPLS
4 3 (0.84%) NAS
4 3 (0.84%) WebEx
5 2 (0.56%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.56%) Wireless
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.28%) Network Security
6 1 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.28%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.28%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.28%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.12%) Big Data
4 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.28%) Power BI
6 1 (0.28%) QlikView
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 132 (36.97%) Finance
2 50 (14.01%) Banking
3 25 (7.00%) Retail
4 20 (5.60%) Front Office
4 20 (5.60%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.76%) Legal
6 16 (4.48%) Marketing
7 10 (2.80%) Advertising
8 9 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.68%) Law
9 6 (1.68%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.12%) Back Office
10 4 (1.12%) Billing
11 3 (0.84%) French Language
12 2 (0.56%) Automotive
12 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.28%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.12%) Middleware
1 4 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (0.84%) XMPP
3 2 (0.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.28%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.28%) jQuery
4 1 (0.28%) Laravel
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.28%) Velocity
4 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.48%) PMI
4 10 (2.80%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.52%) Equities
5 9 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.96%) NHS
7 6 (1.68%) Fintech
7 6 (1.68%) User Experience
8 5 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.84%) Derivative
9 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.84%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.04%) Windows
2 8 (2.24%) Unix
2 8 (2.24%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.96%) Linux
4 4 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (44.54%) Project Management
2 110 (30.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (20.45%) PRINCE2
5 37 (10.36%) Migration
6 32 (8.96%) Programme Management
7 27 (7.56%) Waterfall
8 24 (6.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 23 (6.44%) Risk Management
10 20 (5.60%) Business Analysis
11 19 (5.32%) Matrix Organization
12 18 (5.04%) Asset Management
12 18 (5.04%) Project Governance
13 16 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.48%) Change Management
14 14 (3.92%) CRM
14 14 (3.92%) E-Commerce
14 14 (3.92%) Investment Management
14 14 (3.92%) Project Planning
15 13 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.40%) C
1 5 (1.40%) Java
2 3 (0.84%) SQL
3 1 (0.28%) C#
3 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (6.44%) PMI Certification
2 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.04%) PMP
4 17 (4.76%) Degree
5 14 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.68%) ISEB
9 5 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.12%) APMP
11 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.28%) APMG
13 1 (0.28%) CISM
13 1 (0.28%) CISSP
13 1 (0.28%) MCITP
13 1 (0.28%) MCP
13 1 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.60%) MiFID
2 7 (1.96%) EMIR
3 5 (1.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.12%) FATCA
4 4 (1.12%) QA
5 3 (0.84%) GDPR
6 2 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.56%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.56%) DICOM
7 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.28%) SEPA
7 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.28%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.12%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.92%) Cisco
3 11 (3.08%) SAP
4 9 (2.52%) CheckPoint
4 9 (2.52%) Oracle
5 7 (1.96%) Citrix
6 5 (1.40%) HP
7 4 (1.12%) Fidessa
7 4 (1.12%) iManage
7 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.84%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.84%) Mitel
8 3 (0.84%) Polycom
9 2 (0.56%) Cognos
9 2 (0.56%) EMC
9 2 (0.56%) NetApp
9 2 (0.56%) Netezza
9 2 (0.56%) Planview
9 2 (0.56%) Splunk
9 2 (0.56%) Yardi
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