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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 24 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 240 467 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.09% 8.57% 8.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 9.02% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 350 385
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £339 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £41.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.69%
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
3220 5178 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.03% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 3954 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 74
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 271 (52.83%) Project Management
2 200 (38.99%) Finance
3 149 (29.04%) PRINCE2
4 125 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (16.96%) Banking
7 59 (11.50%) Migration
7 59 (11.50%) PMI Certification
8 55 (10.72%) Waterfall
9 43 (8.38%) PMP
10 41 (7.99%) SDLC
11 39 (7.60%) Change Management
12 32 (6.24%) Scrum
13 31 (6.04%) Investment Banking
13 31 (6.04%) Data Centre
14 30 (5.85%) Advertising
15 29 (5.65%) Retail
16 28 (5.46%) Business Analysis
17 27 (5.26%) Microsoft
18 26 (5.07%) PMI
18 26 (5.07%) Risk Management
18 26 (5.07%) Programme Management
19 25 (4.87%) Front Office
20 24 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (4.68%) MS Project
20 24 (4.68%) Legal
20 24 (4.68%) Investment Management
21 23 (4.48%) Asset Management
22 22 (4.29%) Oracle
22 22 (4.29%) Windows

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 13 (2.53%) CMS
2 11 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.36%) Confluence
4 4 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.39%) SAS
6 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.39%) WordPress
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.19%) Documentum
7 1 (0.19%) Drupal
7 1 (0.19%) Moodle
7 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (4.68%) MS Project
2 21 (4.09%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.34%) MS Office
4 11 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.17%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.58%) assyst
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.39%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.39%) Summit
6 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.19%) Exstream
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.97%) Office 365
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.53%) WAN
2 11 (2.14%) Intranet
3 9 (1.75%) LAN
4 5 (0.97%) VoIP
5 3 (0.58%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) Network Security
5 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.58%) Wireless
6 2 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.39%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.39%) MPLS
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%) NAS
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.39%) Big Data
4 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.39%) MySQL
4 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.19%) GIS
5 1 (0.19%) MS Access
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) QlikView
5 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (2.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 200 (38.99%) Finance
2 87 (16.96%) Banking
3 31 (6.04%) Investment Banking
4 30 (5.85%) Advertising
5 29 (5.65%) Retail
6 25 (4.87%) Front Office
7 24 (4.68%) Legal
8 19 (3.70%) Financial Institution
8 19 (3.70%) Marketing
9 18 (3.51%) Law
10 16 (3.12%) Back Office
11 14 (2.73%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.17%) Publishing
13 4 (0.78%) Billing
13 4 (0.78%) Games
14 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.56%) HTML
2 7 (1.36%) .NET
3 4 (0.78%) HTML5
3 4 (0.78%) Web Services
3 4 (0.78%) XML
4 3 (0.58%) CSS
4 3 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.58%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) COM
5 1 (0.19%) CSS3
5 1 (0.19%) J2EE
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 (6.04%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.07%) PMI
3 24 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.53%) User Experience
6 12 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.56%) Derivative
9 7 (1.36%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.97%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.97%) NHS
10 5 (0.97%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.78%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.78%) Social Media
12 3 (0.58%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.39%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.29%) Windows
2 12 (2.34%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.58%) Android
6 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.58%) Linux
7 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Unix
8 1 (0.19%) VMS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (52.83%) Project Management
2 149 (29.04%) PRINCE2
3 125 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (11.50%) Migration
6 55 (10.72%) Waterfall
7 41 (7.99%) SDLC
8 39 (7.60%) Change Management
9 32 (6.24%) Scrum
10 28 (5.46%) Business Analysis
11 26 (5.07%) Programme Management
11 26 (5.07%) Risk Management
12 24 (4.68%) Investment Management
13 23 (4.48%) Asset Management
14 22 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (4.09%) E-Commerce
15 21 (4.09%) ITIL
16 20 (3.90%) Project Planning
16 20 (3.90%) Target Operating Model
17 18 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.51%) SQL
2 11 (2.14%) Java
3 5 (0.97%) C#
4 4 (0.78%) PHP
5 3 (0.58%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.39%) Python
6 2 (0.39%) VBA
7 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (11.50%) PMI Certification
2 43 (8.38%) PMP
3 21 (4.09%) Degree
3 21 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.17%) APMP
7 6 (1.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.58%) ISEB
10 2 (0.39%) CAPM
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.39%) MAPM
11 1 (0.19%) CIPD
11 1 (0.19%) CISA
11 1 (0.19%) CISSP
11 1 (0.19%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.31%) SEPA
2 11 (2.14%) MiFID
2 11 (2.14%) QA
3 10 (1.95%) Solvency II
4 7 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.97%) UCITS
7 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.78%) EMIR
8 2 (0.39%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.39%) FATCA
8 2 (0.39%) SLA
9 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.19%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.19%) SCCM
2 1 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 27 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.29%) Oracle
3 17 (3.31%) Cisco
4 13 (2.53%) VMware
5 12 (2.34%) SAP
6 11 (2.14%) Murex
7 10 (1.95%) Citrix
8 8 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.36%) HP
10 6 (1.17%) Adobe
11 4 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.78%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.78%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.78%) NetApp
12 3 (0.58%) Avaya
12 3 (0.58%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.58%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.58%) F5
12 3 (0.58%) Google
12 3 (0.58%) Sun
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