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 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
Project Manager
Rank 19 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 397 610 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.04% 8.97% 8.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 9.62% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 449 420
Average daily rate
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£475 £515 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £680 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.63 £27.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +30.38%
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
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%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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.

1 367 (43.18%) Project Management
2 312 (36.71%) Finance
3 207 (24.35%) Banking
4 204 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 188 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (10.59%) Investment Banking
8 71 (8.35%) Retail
9 70 (8.24%) Migration
10 60 (7.06%) Scrum
11 57 (6.71%) ITIL
11 57 (6.71%) Microsoft
12 54 (6.35%) CRM
13 51 (6.00%) Risk Management
14 49 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 46 (5.41%) Change Management
16 44 (5.18%) Front Office
17 40 (4.71%) Degree
18 39 (4.59%) Project Planning
19 38 (4.47%) PMI Certification
19 38 (4.47%) E-Commerce
20 37 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
21 36 (4.24%) Business Analysis
22 35 (4.12%) MS Excel
22 35 (4.12%) MS Project
23 33 (3.88%) Legal
24 32 (3.76%) Information Security
24 32 (3.76%) Oracle
25 31 (3.65%) Waterfall
26 30 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 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 20 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.29%) CMS
3 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (0.71%) Lync
4 6 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.35%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.12%) Documentum
8 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (4.12%) MS Excel
1 35 (4.12%) MS Project
2 26 (3.06%) MS Office
3 17 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) InDesign
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 22 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.35%) Endur
3 3 (0.35%) Agresso
3 3 (0.35%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
4 2 (0.24%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.24%) Global One
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.12%) BASE24
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.82%) SaaS
2 3 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.24%) Office 365
3 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Force.com
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.88%) Firewall
2 12 (1.41%) WAN
3 9 (1.06%) LAN
4 8 (0.94%) SAN
5 6 (0.71%) BGP
5 6 (0.71%) Wireless
6 5 (0.59%) MPLS
6 5 (0.59%) VoIP
6 5 (0.59%) Intranet
6 5 (0.59%) Network Security
6 5 (0.59%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.47%) Multicast
7 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.47%) OSPF
8 3 (0.35%) DNS
8 3 (0.35%) Internet
8 3 (0.35%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.24%) HSRP
9 2 (0.24%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (0.71%) Big Data
4 4 (0.47%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.35%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.24%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.24%) SSDT
6 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (0.82%) JIRA
2 3 (0.35%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.12%) Xcode
4 1 (0.12%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Axure RP
General
1 312 (36.71%) Finance
2 207 (24.35%) Banking
3 90 (10.59%) Investment Banking
4 71 (8.35%) Retail
5 44 (5.18%) Front Office
6 33 (3.88%) Legal
7 30 (3.53%) Marketing
8 29 (3.41%) Advertising
9 28 (3.29%) Telecoms
10 25 (2.94%) Back Office
11 18 (2.12%) Publishing
12 16 (1.88%) Financial Institution
13 13 (1.53%) Retail Banking
14 11 (1.29%) Law
15 7 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.71%) German Language
17 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.35%) Games
17 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.35%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.29%) .NET
2 5 (0.59%) Middleware
2 5 (0.59%) HTML
2 5 (0.59%) Mason
3 3 (0.35%) CSS
3 3 (0.35%) Web Services
3 3 (0.35%) XML
4 2 (0.24%) RESTful
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.24%) JSON
5 1 (0.12%) LAMP
5 1 (0.12%) FpML
5 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.12%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.12%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.12%) Velocity
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.12%) NHS
3 17 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 17 (2.00%) User Experience
4 15 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (1.65%) Credit Risk
6 13 (1.53%) Market Risk
7 12 (1.41%) PMI
8 8 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
8 8 (0.94%) Derivative
9 7 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (0.71%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.59%) EPoS
11 5 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.47%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.47%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.35%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.41%) Windows
2 13 (1.53%) Linux
3 10 (1.18%) Android
3 10 (1.18%) UNIX
4 9 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.71%) Solaris
7 5 (0.59%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (43.18%) Project Management
2 204 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 188 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 142 (16.71%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (8.24%) Migration
6 60 (7.06%) Scrum
7 57 (6.71%) ITIL
8 54 (6.35%) CRM
9 51 (6.00%) Risk Management
10 46 (5.41%) Change Management
11 39 (4.59%) Project Planning
12 38 (4.47%) E-Commerce
13 37 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (4.24%) Business Analysis
15 32 (3.76%) Information Security
16 31 (3.65%) Waterfall
17 30 (3.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 28 (3.29%) Asset Management
19 27 (3.18%) User Acceptance Testing
20 23 (2.71%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.18%) SQL
2 8 (0.94%) Java
3 5 (0.59%) C
3 5 (0.59%) C#
4 3 (0.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.24%) C++
5 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.24%) VBA
5 2 (0.24%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.12%) PHP
6 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.12%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 40 (4.71%) Degree
3 38 (4.47%) PMI Certification
4 28 (3.29%) PMP
5 21 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 21 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.29%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.06%) APMP
9 6 (0.71%) ISEB
10 5 (0.59%) CISSP
11 4 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.24%) CCIE
12 2 (0.24%) CCNP
12 2 (0.24%) CCNA
12 2 (0.24%) SSCP
12 2 (0.24%) CISA
12 2 (0.24%) MBA
13 1 (0.12%) GIAC
13 1 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.94%) Solvency II
1 8 (0.94%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) SLA
3 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.24%) EMIR
6 1 (0.12%) Basel II
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.12%) GxP
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.35%) XenApp
3 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.59%) SCCM
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (0.47%) OPNET
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.24%) Puppet
3 2 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.12%) SCOM
4 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.76%) Oracle
3 26 (3.06%) SAP
4 23 (2.71%) Cisco
5 12 (1.41%) Citrix
5 12 (1.41%) VMware
6 11 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.06%) EMC
8 7 (0.82%) Juniper
8 7 (0.82%) Informatica
9 6 (0.71%) F5
9 6 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (0.71%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.71%) SunGard
9 6 (0.71%) HP
9 6 (0.71%) Adobe
10 5 (0.59%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.59%) IBM
10 5 (0.59%) Avaya
11 4 (0.47%) Tableau
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