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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 18 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 262 324 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.34% 6.38% 9.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.73% 6.72% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 226 368
Average daily rate £525 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £415 £401
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £29.25 £19.14 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.86% -30.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
3001 4822 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.96% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2354 3712 3942
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 93
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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.

1 281 (52.13%) Project Management
2 187 (34.69%) Finance
3 151 (28.01%) PRINCE2
4 129 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (20.04%) Banking
6 100 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (9.46%) Migration
7 51 (9.46%) Waterfall
8 49 (9.09%) PMI Certification
9 42 (7.79%) MS Project
9 42 (7.79%) Investment Banking
10 36 (6.68%) Scrum
10 36 (6.68%) Microsoft
11 35 (6.49%) Retail
12 34 (6.31%) Legal
13 32 (5.94%) SDLC
14 31 (5.75%) Advertising
14 31 (5.75%) Front Office
15 29 (5.38%) PMI
15 29 (5.38%) Business Analysis
16 28 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (5.19%) Data Centre
17 27 (5.01%) Windows
17 27 (5.01%) Programme Management
17 27 (5.01%) Project Planning
18 25 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (4.45%) PMP
19 24 (4.45%) Financial Institution
20 23 (4.27%) CRM
20 23 (4.27%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 17 (3.15%) CMS
2 13 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.74%) Confluence
3 4 (0.74%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.74%) SAS
4 3 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.19%) JBoss
6 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (7.79%) MS Project
2 21 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.53%) MS Office
4 18 (3.34%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) Summit
3 3 (0.56%) assyst
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.19%) Algo Collateral
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.19%) Exstream
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.30%) Office 365
3 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.74%) SaaS
5 3 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.11%) Network Security
2 5 (0.93%) WAN
3 4 (0.74%) Intranet
3 4 (0.74%) LAN
4 3 (0.56%) Firewall
4 3 (0.56%) SAN
5 2 (0.37%) Broadband
5 2 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.37%) Skype
5 2 (0.37%) VoIP
6 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.19%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) Internet
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) MPLS
6 1 (0.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.74%) Big Data
3 4 (0.74%) GIS
4 3 (0.56%) QlikView
4 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.37%) DataStage
5 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.19%) Power BI
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (1.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 187 (34.69%) Finance
2 108 (20.04%) Banking
3 42 (7.79%) Investment Banking
4 35 (6.49%) Retail
5 34 (6.31%) Legal
6 31 (5.75%) Advertising
6 31 (5.75%) Front Office
7 24 (4.45%) Financial Institution
8 22 (4.08%) Law
8 22 (4.08%) Marketing
9 17 (3.15%) Telecoms
10 16 (2.97%) Publishing
11 13 (2.41%) Back Office
12 8 (1.48%) Billing
13 3 (0.56%) Games
13 3 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.37%) French Language
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) International Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.23%) HTML
2 11 (2.04%) .NET
3 7 (1.30%) HTML5
4 6 (1.11%) CSS
5 3 (0.56%) Visualforce
5 3 (0.56%) XML
6 2 (0.37%) CSS3
6 2 (0.37%) Web Services
7 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) jQuery
7 1 (0.19%) Middleware
7 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.38%) PMI
2 28 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 25 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (3.71%) User Experience
6 15 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.60%) Derivative
8 13 (2.41%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.86%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.67%) Equities
11 8 (1.48%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.93%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.93%) Social Media
13 4 (0.74%) Data Extraction
13 4 (0.74%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.74%) Fintech
13 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.74%) NHS
13 4 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.01%) Windows
2 16 (2.97%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.86%) Android
4 9 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.74%) Linux
8 3 (0.56%) AIX
8 3 (0.56%) Solaris
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.19%) Unix
10 1 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (52.13%) Project Management
2 151 (28.01%) PRINCE2
3 129 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (9.46%) Migration
5 51 (9.46%) Waterfall
6 36 (6.68%) Scrum
7 32 (5.94%) SDLC
8 29 (5.38%) Business Analysis
9 28 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (5.01%) Programme Management
10 27 (5.01%) Project Planning
11 23 (4.27%) Analytics
11 23 (4.27%) CRM
12 21 (3.90%) ITIL
13 20 (3.71%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.53%) Risk Management
15 17 (3.15%) Change Management
15 17 (3.15%) ERP
15 17 (3.15%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.60%) SQL
2 7 (1.30%) C#
2 7 (1.30%) Java
3 6 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.93%) VBA
5 3 (0.56%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.56%) C
6 2 (0.37%) PHP
6 2 (0.37%) Python
7 1 (0.19%) C++
7 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 24 (4.45%) PMP
3 23 (4.27%) Degree
4 18 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.93%) APMP
9 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.93%) ISEB
10 4 (0.74%) CISSP
10 4 (0.74%) GIAC
11 3 (0.56%) CAPM
11 3 (0.56%) CCIE
11 3 (0.56%) CCNA
11 3 (0.56%) CCNP
11 3 (0.56%) CISM
11 3 (0.56%) GSEC
12 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.71%) SEPA
2 15 (2.78%) MiFID
3 12 (2.23%) QA
4 10 (1.86%) EMIR
5 9 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.74%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.56%) FATCA
7 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.56%) UCITS
8 1 (0.19%) Basel III
8 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.19%) Nagios
2 1 (0.19%) Opsview
2 1 (0.19%) SCOM
2 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 36 (6.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.53%) Oracle
3 18 (3.34%) SAP
4 15 (2.78%) Murex
5 13 (2.41%) VMware
6 11 (2.04%) Cisco
7 10 (1.86%) Google
8 5 (0.93%) Adobe
8 5 (0.93%) Citrix
8 5 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.74%) Calypso
9 4 (0.74%) NetApp
10 3 (0.56%) Avaya
10 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.56%) HP
10 3 (0.56%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.56%) IBM
10 3 (0.56%) Reuters
11 2 (0.37%) Remedy
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