The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 24 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 240 508 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.09% 8.56% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 9.04% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 393 381
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £47.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +97.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +36.66%
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
3237 5622 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.60% 94.71% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 4375 4031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 28 July 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 255 (50.80%) Project Management
2 210 (41.83%) Finance
3 141 (28.09%) PRINCE2
4 135 (26.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 122 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (20.52%) Banking
7 57 (11.35%) Migration
8 48 (9.56%) Waterfall
9 46 (9.16%) PMI Certification
10 45 (8.96%) PMP
11 44 (8.76%) Change Management
12 42 (8.37%) SDLC
13 38 (7.57%) Programme Management
14 37 (7.37%) Retail
14 37 (7.37%) Investment Banking
15 34 (6.77%) Microsoft
16 32 (6.37%) Front Office
16 32 (6.37%) Data Centre
17 30 (5.98%) Scrum
17 30 (5.98%) MS Project
18 28 (5.58%) Advertising
19 27 (5.38%) MS Excel
20 26 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 25 (4.98%) Investment Management
21 25 (4.98%) Asset Management
22 24 (4.78%) Risk Management
22 24 (4.78%) Marketing
23 23 (4.58%) Windows
24 22 (4.38%) PMI
24 22 (4.38%) Oracle

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.79%) Confluence
1 9 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.39%) CMS
3 6 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.40%) Documentum
5 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.20%) Drupal
6 1 (0.20%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) Moodle
6 1 (0.20%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (5.98%) MS Project
2 27 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.59%) MS Office
4 8 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.80%) Workday HCM
2 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.60%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.60%) Summit
3 2 (0.40%) Exstream
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.20%) HFM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.60%) IaaS
2 3 (0.60%) Office 365
2 3 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.39%) WAN
2 13 (2.59%) Intranet
3 11 (2.19%) LAN
4 5 (1.00%) Skype
4 5 (1.00%) VoIP
5 4 (0.80%) Firewall
5 4 (0.80%) Internet
5 4 (0.80%) MPLS
5 4 (0.80%) SMS
6 3 (0.60%) NAS
6 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.60%) Wireless
7 2 (0.40%) Extranet
7 2 (0.40%) FTP
7 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.40%) Network Security
7 2 (0.40%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.20%) PBX
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.60%) KDB
4 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) Big Data
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) MySQL
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.39%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
General
1 210 (41.83%) Finance
2 103 (20.52%) Banking
3 37 (7.37%) Investment Banking
3 37 (7.37%) Retail
4 32 (6.37%) Front Office
5 28 (5.58%) Advertising
6 24 (4.78%) Marketing
7 20 (3.98%) Legal
7 20 (3.98%) Telecoms
8 19 (3.78%) Back Office
9 18 (3.59%) Financial Institution
9 18 (3.59%) Law
10 9 (1.79%) Retail Banking
11 7 (1.39%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) French Language
12 2 (0.40%) Games
12 2 (0.40%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.40%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.79%) .NET
2 4 (0.80%) HTML
2 4 (0.80%) Web Services
3 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) J2EE
5 1 (0.20%) jQuery
5 1 (0.20%) Mason
5 1 (0.20%) Middleware
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.20%) REST
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.20%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.20%) XML
5 1 (0.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.37%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.38%) PMI
3 19 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.39%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.39%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.59%) User Experience
10 7 (1.39%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.80%) Derivative
12 4 (0.80%) Equities
12 4 (0.80%) Reinsurance
13 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.60%) NHS
13 3 (0.60%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.40%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.40%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.58%) Windows
2 10 (1.99%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.80%) Linux
6 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Unix
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (50.80%) Project Management
2 141 (28.09%) PRINCE2
3 135 (26.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 122 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (11.35%) Migration
6 48 (9.56%) Waterfall
7 44 (8.76%) Change Management
8 42 (8.37%) SDLC
9 38 (7.57%) Programme Management
10 30 (5.98%) Scrum
11 25 (4.98%) Asset Management
11 25 (4.98%) Investment Management
12 24 (4.78%) Risk Management
13 22 (4.38%) Business Analysis
13 22 (4.38%) Project Planning
14 19 (3.78%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.78%) ITIL
14 19 (3.78%) Wealth Management
15 17 (3.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 16 (3.19%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.59%) SQL
2 13 (2.59%) Java
3 3 (0.60%) C#
3 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.60%) PHP
4 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.20%) C
4 1 (0.20%) Python
4 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (9.16%) PMI Certification
2 45 (8.96%) PMP
3 26 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (3.39%) Degree
5 16 (3.19%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.99%) APMP
8 6 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.20%) ISEB
9 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.40%) MAPM
12 1 (0.20%) CAPM
12 1 (0.20%) CIPD
12 1 (0.20%) CISSP
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.20%) PgMP
12 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.99%) SEPA
2 9 (1.79%) MiFID
3 7 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.39%) QA
4 6 (1.20%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.40%) AIFMD
5 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.40%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) UCITS
6 1 (0.20%) EMIR
6 1 (0.20%) FATCA
6 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.20%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 34 (6.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.38%) Oracle
3 17 (3.39%) Cisco
4 11 (2.19%) Citrix
4 11 (2.19%) Murex
4 11 (2.19%) VMware
5 9 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.39%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.39%) SAP
7 6 (1.20%) HP
7 6 (1.20%) ION Trading
8 5 (1.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.80%) Google
9 4 (0.80%) NetApp
10 3 (0.60%) Calypso
10 3 (0.60%) Charles River
10 3 (0.60%) Pega
10 3 (0.60%) Sun
11 2 (0.40%) IBM
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