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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 429 608 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.38% 8.42% 9.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.97% 9.13% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 439 524
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £659
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £100.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +115.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.27%
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
5382 6662 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.55% 92.27% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3969 4847 5119
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 134 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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.

1 428 (46.57%) Project Management
2 324 (35.26%) Finance
3 229 (24.92%) Banking
4 218 (23.72%) PRINCE2
5 182 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 176 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (10.66%) Investment Banking
8 78 (8.49%) Migration
9 69 (7.51%) Scrum
10 68 (7.40%) Retail
11 67 (7.29%) Microsoft
12 64 (6.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 61 (6.64%) ITIL
14 56 (6.09%) Risk Management
15 55 (5.98%) CRM
16 47 (5.11%) Front Office
17 45 (4.90%) Oracle
18 43 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (4.57%) Business Analysis
19 42 (4.57%) Project Planning
20 41 (4.46%) Asset Management
20 41 (4.46%) PMI Certification
21 40 (4.35%) MS Excel
22 37 (4.03%) MS Project
22 37 (4.03%) Telecoms
23 36 (3.92%) PRINCE
23 36 (3.92%) Degree
24 35 (3.81%) Waterfall
24 35 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
25 34 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 18 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.09%) CMS
3 8 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.76%) SAS
5 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.65%) Lync
6 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.22%) WordPress
8 2 (0.22%) Drupal
8 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Jadu
9 1 (0.11%) Moodle
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.03%) MS Project
3 30 (3.26%) MS Office
4 25 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.74%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 22 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.44%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.33%) Loan IQ
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.33%) Maximo
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.33%) Endur
6 2 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.76%) SaaS
1 7 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.65%) Office 365
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.11%) Force.com
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.52%) LAN
1 14 (1.52%) WAN
1 14 (1.52%) Firewall
2 9 (0.98%) SAN
3 8 (0.87%) Wireless
4 7 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 6 (0.65%) VoIP
6 5 (0.54%) Network Security
6 5 (0.54%) DNS
6 5 (0.54%) Intranet
6 5 (0.54%) BGP
7 4 (0.44%) MPLS
7 4 (0.44%) OSPF
7 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.44%) Multicast
8 3 (0.33%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.33%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.33%) Internet
9 2 (0.22%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.22%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.76%) Big Data
4 5 (0.54%) QlikView
5 4 (0.44%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.22%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.22%) SSDT
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.11%) Xcelsius
8 1 (0.11%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (0.76%) JIRA
2 3 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.11%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.11%) Xcode
General
1 324 (35.26%) Finance
2 229 (24.92%) Banking
3 98 (10.66%) Investment Banking
4 68 (7.40%) Retail
5 47 (5.11%) Front Office
6 37 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 32 (3.48%) Marketing
8 28 (3.05%) Legal
9 25 (2.72%) Advertising
10 19 (2.07%) Back Office
11 17 (1.85%) Publishing
12 16 (1.74%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.41%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.31%) Law
15 6 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.65%) Local Government
15 6 (0.65%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.54%) Electronics
17 4 (0.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.09%) Web Services
2 9 (0.98%) .NET
3 6 (0.65%) Mason
4 5 (0.54%) XML
4 5 (0.54%) HTML
4 5 (0.54%) Middleware
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.33%) CSS
6 2 (0.22%) FpML
6 2 (0.22%) JSON
6 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.22%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.11%) HTML5
7 1 (0.11%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.11%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.11%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.11%) Velocity
7 1 (0.11%) RESTful
7 1 (0.11%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 35 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.48%) Mobile App
3 25 (2.72%) User Experience
4 24 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (2.07%) PMI
6 18 (1.96%) Derivative
7 16 (1.74%) Credit Risk
8 15 (1.63%) NHS
9 14 (1.52%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.98%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.87%) Equities
12 8 (0.87%) Social Media
13 7 (0.76%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.54%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.54%) EPoS
14 5 (0.54%) DTV
15 4 (0.44%) Online Banking
15 4 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.26%) Windows
2 16 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 15 (1.63%) Android
4 10 (1.09%) Linux
5 9 (0.98%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.87%) UNIX
7 4 (0.44%) Solaris
8 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (46.57%) Project Management
2 218 (23.72%) PRINCE2
3 182 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 176 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (8.49%) Migration
6 69 (7.51%) Scrum
7 61 (6.64%) ITIL
8 56 (6.09%) Risk Management
9 55 (5.98%) CRM
10 43 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (4.57%) Business Analysis
11 42 (4.57%) Project Planning
12 41 (4.46%) Asset Management
13 36 (3.92%) PRINCE
14 35 (3.81%) Waterfall
15 34 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 34 (3.70%) Change Management
16 32 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (3.26%) E-Commerce
18 28 (3.05%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.26%) SQL
2 15 (1.63%) Java
3 10 (1.09%) C
4 5 (0.54%) C#
5 3 (0.33%) PHP
6 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.22%) VBA
6 2 (0.22%) Python
7 1 (0.11%) Ruby
7 1 (0.11%) C++
7 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.11%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 64 (6.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 41 (4.46%) PMI Certification
3 36 (3.92%) Degree
4 29 (3.16%) PMP
5 25 (2.72%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.65%) APMP
10 4 (0.44%) ISEB
10 4 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.33%) CISSP
11 3 (0.33%) MBA
11 3 (0.33%) CISA
12 2 (0.22%) GIAC
12 2 (0.22%) CCIE
12 2 (0.22%) CCNP
12 2 (0.22%) CCNA
12 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.63%) QA
2 11 (1.20%) EMIR
3 10 (1.09%) SLA
4 8 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.54%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.22%) Basel III
7 2 (0.22%) FATCA
7 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.11%) COREP
8 1 (0.11%) FINREP
8 1 (0.11%) P3O
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) vSphere
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.11%) XenApp
3 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.65%) SCCM
2 5 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.22%) Control-M
4 2 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.11%) OPNET
Vendors
1 67 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 45 (4.90%) Oracle
3 26 (2.83%) SAP
4 20 (2.18%) Cisco
5 16 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.63%) Citrix
7 14 (1.52%) VMware
8 8 (0.87%) Informatica
9 7 (0.76%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.65%) Teradata
10 6 (0.65%) SunGard
11 5 (0.54%) Tableau
11 5 (0.54%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.44%) Remedy
12 4 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.44%) Juniper
12 4 (0.44%) IBM
12 4 (0.44%) Adobe
12 4 (0.44%) Google
13 3 (0.33%) Talend
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