The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 17 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 494 492 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.55% 8.54% 8.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.25% 9.27% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 370 451
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £24.00 £87.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.91% -72.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +5.26%
Project Manager
London

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
5339 5309 6571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 92.12% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3871 4820
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £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 80 89 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 4 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 410 (43.66%) Project Management
2 381 (40.58%) Finance
3 253 (26.94%) Banking
4 227 (24.17%) PRINCE2
5 220 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 182 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (10.76%) Migration
8 76 (8.09%) Investment Banking
8 76 (8.09%) PMI Certification
9 68 (7.24%) Microsoft
10 66 (7.03%) Data Centre
11 63 (6.71%) Scrum
12 59 (6.28%) Oracle
13 58 (6.18%) SDLC
14 57 (6.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 55 (5.86%) Change Management
16 53 (5.64%) MS Project
17 50 (5.32%) ITIL
17 50 (5.32%) PMP
17 50 (5.32%) Retail
18 45 (4.79%) MS Excel
19 44 (4.69%) Windows
20 43 (4.58%) Risk Management
21 42 (4.47%) Project Planning
22 41 (4.37%) CRM
23 39 (4.15%) PMI
23 39 (4.15%) Waterfall
24 38 (4.05%) Asset Management
25 34 (3.62%) Advertising
25 34 (3.62%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 24 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.38%) CMS
3 10 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.06%) Lync
4 9 (0.96%) Confluence
5 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.43%) SAS
6 4 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.21%) CICS
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 53 (5.64%) MS Project
2 45 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 32 (3.41%) MS Office
4 22 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.53%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.43%) Summit
3 4 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.21%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.21%) Exstream
5 2 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
5 2 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.11%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.11%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.38%) Office 365
2 10 (1.06%) SaaS
3 4 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.32%) PaaS
4 3 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.21%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.02%) WAN
2 16 (1.70%) LAN
2 16 (1.70%) Firewall
3 12 (1.28%) SAN
4 10 (1.06%) VoIP
4 10 (1.06%) Unified Communications
5 9 (0.96%) Internet
6 7 (0.75%) Intranet
6 7 (0.75%) BGP
7 6 (0.64%) OSPF
8 5 (0.53%) Multicast
8 5 (0.53%) MPLS
8 5 (0.53%) Network Security
9 4 (0.43%) Wireless
9 4 (0.43%) IPsec
9 4 (0.43%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.43%) RIP
9 4 (0.43%) HSRP
9 4 (0.43%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (0.32%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.85%) Big Data
5 7 (0.75%) DB2
6 5 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.43%) QlikView
7 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.32%) IDOL
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.21%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.21%) EDMS
9 2 (0.21%) MySQL
9 2 (0.21%) MS Access
9 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 22 (2.34%) JIRA
2 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.11%) FogBugz
General
1 381 (40.58%) Finance
2 253 (26.94%) Banking
3 76 (8.09%) Investment Banking
4 50 (5.32%) Retail
5 34 (3.62%) Advertising
5 34 (3.62%) Marketing
6 32 (3.41%) Legal
7 31 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 31 (3.30%) Front Office
8 19 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.70%) Retail Banking
10 14 (1.49%) Back Office
11 11 (1.17%) Law
12 6 (0.64%) Publishing
12 6 (0.64%) Billing
13 5 (0.53%) Local Government
13 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.43%) French Language
14 4 (0.43%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.77%) .NET
2 7 (0.75%) HTML
3 5 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.43%) XML
4 4 (0.43%) Middleware
4 4 (0.43%) HTML5
5 3 (0.32%) CSS
5 3 (0.32%) Web Services
6 2 (0.21%) DOM
6 2 (0.21%) JSON
6 2 (0.21%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.11%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.11%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.11%) COM
7 1 (0.11%) JRules
7 1 (0.11%) XMPP
7 1 (0.11%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 39 (4.15%) PMI
3 34 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.66%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.34%) User Experience
6 20 (2.13%) NHS
7 18 (1.92%) Credit Risk
8 17 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.60%) Derivative
10 13 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.17%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.17%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.06%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.96%) CMDB
14 7 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (0.75%) Social Media
14 7 (0.75%) Equities
14 7 (0.75%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.53%) DTV
15 5 (0.53%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.69%) Windows
2 15 (1.60%) UNIX
3 14 (1.49%) Linux
4 13 (1.38%) Android
4 13 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.75%) Solaris
7 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.43%) AIX
9 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (43.66%) Project Management
2 227 (24.17%) PRINCE2
3 220 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 182 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (10.76%) Migration
6 63 (6.71%) Scrum
7 58 (6.18%) SDLC
8 55 (5.86%) Change Management
9 50 (5.32%) ITIL
10 43 (4.58%) Risk Management
11 42 (4.47%) Project Planning
12 41 (4.37%) CRM
13 39 (4.15%) Waterfall
14 38 (4.05%) Asset Management
15 34 (3.62%) E-Commerce
16 33 (3.51%) Business Analysis
17 31 (3.30%) Data Migration
18 30 (3.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 28 (2.98%) PRINCE
20 26 (2.77%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (2.34%) SQL
2 16 (1.70%) Java
3 13 (1.38%) C#
4 8 (0.85%) C
4 8 (0.85%) VBA
5 6 (0.64%) COBOL
6 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.32%) VB
7 2 (0.21%) Python
7 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (8.09%) PMI Certification
2 57 (6.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 50 (5.32%) PMP
4 31 (3.30%) Degree
5 21 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.96%) ISEB
8 9 (0.96%) CISSP
9 8 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.75%) CISA
11 6 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.53%) CISM
12 5 (0.53%) APMP
13 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.43%) CCIE
14 3 (0.32%) GIAC
14 3 (0.32%) CAPM
15 2 (0.21%) MCP
15 2 (0.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.56%) QA
2 16 (1.70%) EMIR
3 12 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.96%) MiFID
5 7 (0.75%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.64%) SLA
7 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.32%) COBIT
7 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.32%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.11%) Basel III
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.11%) FATCA
9 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.11%) MOM
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 68 (7.24%) Microsoft
2 59 (6.28%) Oracle
3 29 (3.09%) SAP
4 21 (2.24%) Cisco
5 15 (1.60%) VMware
6 13 (1.38%) IBM
6 13 (1.38%) Cognos
7 10 (1.06%) Citrix
8 9 (0.96%) CheckPoint
8 9 (0.96%) HP
9 8 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.75%) Juniper
11 5 (0.53%) Dell
11 5 (0.53%) BT
11 5 (0.53%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.53%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.43%) OpenText
12 4 (0.43%) Fortinet
12 4 (0.43%) GoldenSource
12 4 (0.43%) Informatica
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