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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 44 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 145 267 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.53% 7.72% 7.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 8.07% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 212 294
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.05 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-19.02% -9.63%
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
3056 3309 5472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 95.64% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2624 4179
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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.

1 186 (46.04%) Project Management
2 170 (42.08%) Finance
3 125 (30.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 101 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 94 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (19.80%) Banking
7 53 (13.12%) Programme Management
8 40 (9.90%) Migration
9 37 (9.16%) Retail
10 32 (7.92%) Investment Banking
11 30 (7.43%) Front Office
11 30 (7.43%) Microsoft
12 29 (7.18%) MS Project
13 26 (6.44%) Business Analysis
14 25 (6.19%) Asset Management
14 25 (6.19%) Waterfall
15 23 (5.69%) Change Management
15 23 (5.69%) MS Excel
15 23 (5.69%) PMI Certification
16 22 (5.45%) SDLC
16 22 (5.45%) Degree
17 20 (4.95%) Data Centre
17 20 (4.95%) Legal
18 19 (4.70%) Risk Management
18 19 (4.70%) PMP
18 19 (4.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 18 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (4.46%) Security Cleared
19 18 (4.46%) Marketing
19 18 (4.46%) Virtual Team

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 12 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.98%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.24%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.99%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Documentum
5 1 (0.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.25%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 29 (7.18%) MS Project
2 23 (5.69%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.22%) MS Office
5 10 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Oracle Retail
1 5 (1.24%) Workday HCM
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Exstream
3 2 (0.50%) Beauchamp
3 2 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.50%) Magento
4 1 (0.25%) HFM
4 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.25%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.97%) IaaS
2 10 (2.48%) Office 365
3 9 (2.23%) PaaS
4 7 (1.73%) SaaS
5 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.48%) WAN
2 9 (2.23%) LAN
2 9 (2.23%) Skype
3 8 (1.98%) Intranet
4 4 (0.99%) NAS
4 4 (0.99%) SMS
5 3 (0.74%) DMVPN
5 3 (0.74%) FTP
5 3 (0.74%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) MPLS
5 3 (0.74%) SAN
5 3 (0.74%) WebEx
6 1 (0.25%) Extranet
6 1 (0.25%) Firewall
6 1 (0.25%) HTTP
6 1 (0.25%) VoIP
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
6 1 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.99%) Big Data
4 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.74%) KDB
5 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.25%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Power BI
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.48%) JIRA
2 3 (0.74%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 170 (42.08%) Finance
2 80 (19.80%) Banking
3 37 (9.16%) Retail
4 32 (7.92%) Investment Banking
5 30 (7.43%) Front Office
6 20 (4.95%) Legal
7 18 (4.46%) Marketing
8 10 (2.48%) Advertising
8 10 (2.48%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.23%) Back Office
10 8 (1.98%) Billing
10 8 (1.98%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.73%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.49%) Law
13 4 (0.99%) Publishing
14 2 (0.50%) German Language
14 2 (0.50%) Local Government
15 1 (0.25%) French Language
15 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.24%) .NET
2 4 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (0.74%) HTML
3 3 (0.74%) Middleware
3 3 (0.74%) XMPP
4 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.50%) jQuery
5 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.25%) HTML5
5 1 (0.25%) Mason
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.95%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.46%) Virtual Team
3 17 (4.21%) PMI
4 10 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.23%) Equities
6 8 (1.98%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.73%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.24%) User Experience
9 4 (0.99%) NHS
9 4 (0.99%) Tandem
10 3 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.96%) Windows
2 9 (2.23%) Linux
3 6 (1.49%) Unix
4 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (46.04%) Project Management
2 125 (30.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 101 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 94 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (13.12%) Programme Management
6 40 (9.90%) Migration
7 26 (6.44%) Business Analysis
8 25 (6.19%) Asset Management
8 25 (6.19%) Waterfall
9 23 (5.69%) Change Management
10 22 (5.45%) SDLC
11 19 (4.70%) Risk Management
11 19 (4.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (4.21%) Project Planning
13 16 (3.96%) Scrum
14 15 (3.71%) E-Commerce
15 14 (3.47%) Investment Management
15 14 (3.47%) Project Governance
16 13 (3.22%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.48%) SQL
2 3 (0.74%) C
2 3 (0.74%) Java
2 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.50%) C#
4 1 (0.25%) PHP
4 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (5.69%) PMI Certification
2 22 (5.45%) Degree
3 19 (4.70%) PMP
4 18 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.23%) APMP
8 9 (2.23%) ISEB
9 8 (1.98%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.50%) CISSP
11 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.25%) APMG
12 1 (0.25%) CISM
12 1 (0.25%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.22%) MiFID
2 4 (0.99%) EMIR
3 2 (0.50%) AIFMD
3 2 (0.50%) FATCA
4 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.25%) DICOM
4 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.25%) UCITS
4 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.25%) Nagios
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.47%) Oracle
3 12 (2.97%) Cisco
4 10 (2.48%) CheckPoint
5 8 (1.98%) SAP
6 7 (1.73%) Murex
7 6 (1.49%) Workday
8 5 (1.24%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.24%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (0.99%) Citrix
9 4 (0.99%) ION Trading
9 4 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.74%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.74%) Cognos
10 3 (0.74%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.74%) HP
10 3 (0.74%) Mitel
10 3 (0.74%) Pega
10 3 (0.74%) Polycom
11 2 (0.50%) Planview
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