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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 475 510 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.75% 8.53% 9.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 9.22% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 394 448
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £350 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 £41.15 £74.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.10% -45.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 358 (43.45%) Project Management
2 327 (39.68%) Finance
3 207 (25.12%) PRINCE2
4 201 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 197 (23.91%) Banking
6 144 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (10.32%) Migration
8 67 (8.13%) PMI Certification
9 58 (7.04%) Investment Banking
10 54 (6.55%) Microsoft
11 49 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 49 (5.95%) Scrum
12 46 (5.58%) Retail
13 45 (5.46%) ITIL
13 45 (5.46%) MS Project
14 44 (5.34%) Change Management
15 43 (5.22%) PMP
16 41 (4.98%) Risk Management
17 37 (4.49%) Oracle
17 37 (4.49%) CRM
18 35 (4.25%) Windows
19 34 (4.13%) PMI
20 33 (4.00%) Asset Management
20 33 (4.00%) Waterfall
20 33 (4.00%) MS Excel
21 32 (3.88%) PRINCE
21 32 (3.88%) Project Planning
21 32 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (3.64%) Marketing
23 29 (3.52%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.21%) Lync
4 9 (1.09%) CMS
5 7 (0.85%) Confluence
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.24%) CICS
7 2 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (5.46%) MS Project
2 33 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.52%) MS Office
4 19 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.49%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.36%) Summit
4 3 (0.36%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.24%) Exstream
5 2 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.24%) Agresso
5 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Endur
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.94%) SaaS
2 9 (1.09%) Office 365
3 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.49%) PaaS
4 3 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.36%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.70%) SAN
2 13 (1.58%) Unified Communications
3 12 (1.46%) WAN
4 9 (1.09%) LAN
5 8 (0.97%) VoIP
6 7 (0.85%) Internet
7 5 (0.61%) Firewall
7 5 (0.61%) Intranet
8 4 (0.49%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.49%) NAS
8 4 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.36%) MVNO
9 3 (0.36%) Wireless
10 2 (0.24%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (0.24%) Broadband
10 2 (0.24%) GSM
10 2 (0.24%) HTTP
10 2 (0.24%) DNS
11 1 (0.12%) Multicast
11 1 (0.12%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.97%) Big Data
4 5 (0.61%) DB2
4 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.49%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.36%) IDOL
6 3 (0.36%) MySQL
7 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.24%) OLAP
7 2 (0.24%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.24%) EDMS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (1.70%) JIRA
2 3 (0.36%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.12%) FogBugz
General
1 327 (39.68%) Finance
2 197 (23.91%) Banking
3 58 (7.04%) Investment Banking
4 46 (5.58%) Retail
5 30 (3.64%) Marketing
6 29 (3.52%) Telecoms
7 27 (3.28%) Legal
8 23 (2.79%) Advertising
9 18 (2.18%) Back Office
10 16 (1.94%) Front Office
10 16 (1.94%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.09%) Law
13 8 (0.97%) French Language
14 7 (0.85%) Publishing
14 7 (0.85%) Local Government
15 4 (0.49%) German Language
15 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.33%) .NET
2 5 (0.61%) Middleware
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.36%) HTML
5 2 (0.24%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.24%) Mason
5 2 (0.24%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.24%) Web Services
5 2 (0.24%) XML
6 1 (0.12%) COM
6 1 (0.12%) CSS
6 1 (0.12%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.12%) HTML5
6 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.12%) MDX
6 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.13%) PMI
2 32 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (2.67%) NHS
4 15 (1.82%) Credit Risk
4 15 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.58%) User Experience
7 12 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.33%) Market Risk
9 10 (1.21%) Derivative
10 8 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.85%) CMDB
12 6 (0.73%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.73%) Equities
12 6 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.61%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.49%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.25%) Windows
2 14 (1.70%) UNIX
3 9 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 7 (0.85%) Linux
5 6 (0.73%) Android
6 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.24%) Solaris
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (43.45%) Project Management
2 207 (25.12%) PRINCE2
3 201 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 144 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (10.32%) Migration
6 49 (5.95%) Scrum
7 45 (5.46%) ITIL
8 44 (5.34%) Change Management
9 41 (4.98%) Risk Management
10 37 (4.49%) CRM
11 33 (4.00%) Asset Management
11 33 (4.00%) Waterfall
12 32 (3.88%) PRINCE
12 32 (3.88%) Project Planning
13 28 (3.40%) Information Security
14 27 (3.28%) Programme Management
15 26 (3.16%) E-Commerce
16 24 (2.91%) Supplier Management
17 23 (2.79%) Data Migration
18 22 (2.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (1.58%) SQL
2 9 (1.09%) Java
3 6 (0.73%) C#
4 4 (0.49%) COBOL
5 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.24%) C++
6 2 (0.24%) C
6 2 (0.24%) Python
7 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.12%) VB
7 1 (0.12%) VBA
7 1 (0.12%) Perl
7 1 (0.12%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 67 (8.13%) PMI Certification
2 49 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 43 (5.22%) PMP
4 26 (3.16%) Degree
5 19 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (1.94%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.33%) CISSP
7 11 (1.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.97%) CISA
9 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.61%) CISM
11 4 (0.49%) APMP
11 4 (0.49%) MCP
11 4 (0.49%) ISEB
11 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.49%) GIAC
12 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.24%) PgMP
13 2 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.58%) Solvency II
1 13 (1.58%) QA
2 10 (1.21%) EMIR
3 7 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (0.85%) MiFID
4 4 (0.49%) COBIT
4 4 (0.49%) SLA
4 4 (0.49%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.24%) FATCA
7 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.12%) Basel II
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) XenApp
3 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.24%) vSphere
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (0.36%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (6.55%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.49%) Oracle
3 25 (3.03%) SAP
4 19 (2.31%) VMware
5 18 (2.18%) Cisco
6 14 (1.70%) Cognos
7 13 (1.58%) Citrix
8 11 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.21%) IBM
10 8 (0.97%) HP
11 7 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.85%) Dell
12 5 (0.61%) EMC
12 5 (0.61%) Adobe
13 4 (0.49%) Avaloq
13 4 (0.49%) BT
13 4 (0.49%) WorldPay
14 3 (0.36%) Cyber-Ark
14 3 (0.36%) Informatica
14 3 (0.36%) CheckPoint
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