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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 262 439 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.50% 7.98% 8.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 8.35% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 318 392
Average daily rate £513 £500 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.99 £23.62 £41.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -42.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
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
3314 5255 5909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.58% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3991 4312
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 81 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £33.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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.

1 274 (52.29%) Project Management
2 190 (36.26%) Finance
3 151 (28.82%) PRINCE2
4 123 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 99 (18.89%) Banking
7 56 (10.69%) Migration
8 52 (9.92%) Waterfall
9 50 (9.54%) PMI Certification
10 45 (8.59%) SDLC
11 41 (7.82%) Investment Banking
12 34 (6.49%) Business Analysis
13 33 (6.30%) Change Management
14 31 (5.92%) Front Office
14 31 (5.92%) Scrum
14 31 (5.92%) PMP
14 31 (5.92%) Data Centre
15 30 (5.73%) Advertising
15 30 (5.73%) Retail
16 28 (5.34%) Risk Management
16 28 (5.34%) Programme Management
16 28 (5.34%) MS Project
17 25 (4.77%) Microsoft
17 25 (4.77%) PMI
17 25 (4.77%) Legal
17 25 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (4.58%) Windows
18 24 (4.58%) Degree
19 23 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (4.20%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (2.48%) CMS
2 11 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.34%) Confluence
4 3 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.38%) SAS
5 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.19%) Documentum
6 1 (0.19%) Moodle
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (5.34%) MS Project
2 22 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.67%) MS Office
4 13 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.53%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.95%) Summit
3 3 (0.57%) assyst
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.19%) Algo Collateral
5 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.15%) Office 365
2 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.29%) WAN
2 8 (1.53%) LAN
3 7 (1.34%) Intranet
4 4 (0.76%) VoIP
5 3 (0.57%) Firewall
5 3 (0.57%) Network Security
5 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.57%) Wireless
6 2 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.38%) MPLS
6 2 (0.38%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.19%) FTP
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.19%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.57%) Big Data
4 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.38%) GIS
5 2 (0.38%) MySQL
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.19%) DB2
6 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) MS Access
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) QlikView
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 190 (36.26%) Finance
2 99 (18.89%) Banking
3 41 (7.82%) Investment Banking
4 31 (5.92%) Front Office
5 30 (5.73%) Advertising
5 30 (5.73%) Retail
6 25 (4.77%) Legal
7 20 (3.82%) Marketing
8 19 (3.63%) Financial Institution
9 17 (3.24%) Law
10 16 (3.05%) Back Office
10 16 (3.05%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.53%) Publishing
12 4 (0.76%) Billing
13 2 (0.38%) Games
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.34%) HTML
2 6 (1.15%) .NET
3 4 (0.76%) HTML5
3 4 (0.76%) Web Services
3 4 (0.76%) XML
4 3 (0.57%) CSS
4 3 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.57%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) CSS3
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.19%) REST
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.19%) SOAP
5 1 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.19%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.92%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.77%) PMI
3 19 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (2.67%) User Experience
5 13 (2.48%) Derivative
6 12 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.29%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.10%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.53%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.53%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.15%) Equities
10 5 (0.95%) NHS
10 5 (0.95%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.76%) Fintech
11 4 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.76%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.58%) Windows
2 12 (2.29%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (1.34%) Android
5 6 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Unix
8 1 (0.19%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (52.29%) Project Management
2 151 (28.82%) PRINCE2
3 123 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (10.69%) Migration
6 52 (9.92%) Waterfall
7 45 (8.59%) SDLC
8 34 (6.49%) Business Analysis
9 33 (6.30%) Change Management
10 31 (5.92%) Scrum
11 28 (5.34%) Programme Management
11 28 (5.34%) Risk Management
12 23 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (4.20%) Investment Management
14 21 (4.01%) Asset Management
14 21 (4.01%) E-Commerce
14 21 (4.01%) Target Operating Model
15 20 (3.82%) CRM
16 19 (3.63%) ERP
16 19 (3.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.05%) SQL
2 10 (1.91%) Java
3 7 (1.34%) C#
4 4 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.76%) PHP
5 3 (0.57%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.57%) Python
5 3 (0.57%) VBA
6 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (9.54%) PMI Certification
2 31 (5.92%) PMP
3 24 (4.58%) Degree
4 22 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (3.44%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.95%) APMP
8 5 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.76%) ISEB
10 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.38%) MAPM
12 1 (0.19%) ACCA
12 1 (0.19%) CAPM
12 1 (0.19%) CISA
12 1 (0.19%) CISSP
12 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.86%) SEPA
2 13 (2.48%) MiFID
3 11 (2.10%) QA
4 7 (1.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (1.34%) Solvency II
5 6 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.95%) EMIR
6 5 (0.95%) UCITS
7 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.57%) FATCA
9 2 (0.38%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.38%) SLA
10 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 25 (4.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.01%) Oracle
3 16 (3.05%) Murex
4 15 (2.86%) Cisco
4 15 (2.86%) VMware
5 13 (2.48%) SAP
6 8 (1.53%) Citrix
7 6 (1.15%) HP
7 6 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.95%) Adobe
8 5 (0.95%) Calypso
8 5 (0.95%) Google
9 4 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.76%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.76%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.76%) NetApp
10 3 (0.57%) Avaya
10 3 (0.57%) Blue Coat
10 3 (0.57%) hybris
10 3 (0.57%) ION Trading
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