The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 15 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 568 542 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.80% 8.70% 9.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.53% 9.37% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 410 607
Average daily rate £504 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £41.15 £90.00 £53.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.27% +68.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.27 £49.00 £41.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £90.00 £58.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Manager
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 547 (48.36%) Project Management
2 411 (36.34%) Finance
3 319 (28.21%) PRINCE2
4 304 (26.88%) Banking
5 259 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 140 (12.38%) Investment Banking
7 132 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (9.20%) Migration
9 84 (7.43%) Scrum
10 74 (6.54%) PMI Certification
11 73 (6.45%) Change Management
12 64 (5.66%) Retail
12 64 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 63 (5.57%) Business Analysis
14 61 (5.39%) Front Office
15 60 (5.31%) Risk Management
15 60 (5.31%) Oracle
16 58 (5.13%) CRM
17 57 (5.04%) ITIL
17 57 (5.04%) Waterfall
18 56 (4.95%) Security Cleared
19 55 (4.86%) Asset Management
20 53 (4.69%) Microsoft
21 51 (4.51%) SQL
22 49 (4.33%) Degree
22 49 (4.33%) E-Commerce
22 49 (4.33%) PMP
23 48 (4.24%) MS Project
24 47 (4.16%) Fixed Income
25 44 (3.89%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 9 (0.80%) CMS
4 8 (0.71%) Lync
5 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.44%) MS Project Server
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.27%) Drupal
7 3 (0.27%) SAS
7 3 (0.27%) FileNet
7 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.088%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.088%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.088%) WordPress
9 1 (0.088%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.088%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (4.24%) MS Project
2 32 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.03%) MS Office
4 20 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Mingle
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.088%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.35%) Magento
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.18%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.18%) Endur
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.18%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.97%) SaaS
2 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.088%) Taleo
4 1 (0.088%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.088%) IaaS
4 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.088%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.88%) Intranet
2 8 (0.71%) Internet
3 7 (0.62%) WAN
4 6 (0.53%) Firewall
5 5 (0.44%) VoIP
5 5 (0.44%) DNS
6 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.35%) LAN
7 3 (0.27%) NFC
7 3 (0.27%) SMTP
7 3 (0.27%) VPN
7 3 (0.27%) SAN
7 3 (0.27%) X.400
8 2 (0.18%) HTTP
8 2 (0.18%) ADSL
8 2 (0.18%) Network Security
8 2 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.18%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.088%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.088%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (0.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.62%) QlikView
3 7 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.44%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.35%) Big Data
6 4 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.27%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.18%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.18%) Essbase
8 2 (0.18%) DataStage
8 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.088%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.088%) MS Access
9 1 (0.088%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 15 (1.33%) JIRA
2 2 (0.18%) PhoneGap
2 2 (0.18%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.088%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.088%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 411 (36.34%) Finance
2 304 (26.88%) Banking
3 140 (12.38%) Investment Banking
4 64 (5.66%) Retail
5 61 (5.39%) Front Office
6 40 (3.54%) Back Office
7 35 (3.09%) Marketing
8 34 (3.01%) Telecoms
9 33 (2.92%) Legal
10 30 (2.65%) Advertising
11 28 (2.48%) Retail Banking
12 19 (1.68%) Financial Institution
13 17 (1.50%) Publishing
14 7 (0.62%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.62%) French Language
15 6 (0.53%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.44%) German Language
16 5 (0.44%) Law
16 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.24%) .NET
2 10 (0.88%) HTML
3 7 (0.62%) Web Services
3 7 (0.62%) XML
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.27%) Apache Flex
5 3 (0.27%) CSS
5 3 (0.27%) J2EE
5 3 (0.27%) Middleware
5 3 (0.27%) HTML5
6 2 (0.18%) iOS SDK
6 2 (0.18%) J2ME
6 2 (0.18%) Flash
6 2 (0.18%) Mason
6 2 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.088%) JRules
7 1 (0.088%) JSON
7 1 (0.088%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.088%) RSS
7 1 (0.088%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.16%) Fixed Income
2 43 (3.80%) PMI
3 41 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (3.36%) Derivative
5 29 (2.56%) Equities
5 29 (2.56%) NHS
6 28 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.86%) Market Risk
9 13 (1.15%) Reference Data
10 11 (0.97%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.62%) Statistics
11 7 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 7 (0.62%) FMCG
11 7 (0.62%) Social Media
12 6 (0.53%) iPad
12 6 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.44%) Open Source
14 4 (0.35%) Learning Management System
14 4 (0.35%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.27%) Windows
2 23 (2.03%) UNIX
3 15 (1.33%) Linux
4 13 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.88%) Android
7 7 (0.62%) Solaris
8 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.088%) AIX
11 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.088%) bada
11 1 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (48.36%) Project Management
2 319 (28.21%) PRINCE2
3 259 (22.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 132 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (9.20%) Migration
6 84 (7.43%) Scrum
7 73 (6.45%) Change Management
8 63 (5.57%) Business Analysis
9 60 (5.31%) Risk Management
10 58 (5.13%) CRM
11 57 (5.04%) ITIL
11 57 (5.04%) Waterfall
12 55 (4.86%) Asset Management
13 49 (4.33%) E-Commerce
14 43 (3.80%) Project Planning
15 33 (2.92%) PRINCE
16 32 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (2.83%) ERP
17 31 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 30 (2.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.51%) SQL
2 19 (1.68%) Java
3 15 (1.33%) C
4 9 (0.80%) PHP
5 8 (0.71%) VBA
6 6 (0.53%) C#
7 5 (0.44%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.35%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.27%) Perl
9 3 (0.27%) Python
10 2 (0.18%) Ruby
11 1 (0.088%) C++
11 1 (0.088%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.088%) RPG
11 1 (0.088%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.088%) VB
11 1 (0.088%) R
Qualifications
1 74 (6.54%) PMI Certification
2 64 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 56 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 49 (4.33%) Degree
4 49 (4.33%) PMP
5 35 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 27 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.71%) ISEB
9 7 (0.62%) ACCA
9 7 (0.62%) CIMA
10 5 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.44%) MBA
10 5 (0.44%) APMP
11 2 (0.18%) CISSP
11 2 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.18%) CAPM
12 1 (0.088%) CIPD
12 1 (0.088%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.92%) QA
2 27 (2.39%) EMIR
3 21 (1.86%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.88%) SLA
5 4 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.27%) COBIT
6 3 (0.27%) MiFID
7 2 (0.18%) FATCA
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.18%) Basel III
7 2 (0.18%) COREP
7 2 (0.18%) FINREP
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.088%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) XenApp
4 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.088%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.18%) SCCM
2 1 (0.088%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.088%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (5.31%) Oracle
2 53 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 44 (3.89%) SAP
4 20 (1.77%) Citrix
5 18 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.24%) VMware
7 13 (1.15%) JD Edwards
7 13 (1.15%) Cisco
8 10 (0.88%) IBM
9 8 (0.71%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.71%) EMC
10 7 (0.62%) Murex
10 7 (0.62%) Sybase
10 7 (0.62%) BI-SAM
11 5 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.44%) Cognos
11 5 (0.44%) NetApp
11 5 (0.44%) Informatica
11 5 (0.44%) Charles River
12 4 (0.35%) Microgen
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