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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 24 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 327 567 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.46% 9.48% 9.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 10.12% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 403 401
Average daily rate
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£475 £515 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £353 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.14 £27.50 £55.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.41% -50.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £27.50 £33.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £27.50 £81.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +17.55%
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
4715 5603 5314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.18% 93.68% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3602 4074 3974
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 89 133
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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.

1 323 (42.50%) Project Management
2 294 (38.68%) Finance
3 189 (24.87%) PRINCE2
4 180 (23.68%) Banking
5 179 (23.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 123 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (9.87%) Investment Banking
8 63 (8.29%) Migration
9 52 (6.84%) ITIL
10 50 (6.58%) Microsoft
11 49 (6.45%) Retail
12 47 (6.18%) CRM
13 45 (5.92%) Scrum
13 45 (5.92%) Risk Management
14 43 (5.66%) Change Management
15 42 (5.53%) PMI Certification
16 41 (5.39%) MS Project
16 41 (5.39%) Front Office
17 38 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 36 (4.74%) MS Excel
18 36 (4.74%) Degree
19 34 (4.47%) Project Planning
20 32 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (4.08%) E-Commerce
22 30 (3.95%) Legal
23 29 (3.82%) SharePoint
23 29 (3.82%) MS Office
23 29 (3.82%) PMP
24 27 (3.55%) Waterfall
24 27 (3.55%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 29 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.18%) CMS
3 8 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.66%) Lync
6 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.39%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.26%) SAS
8 2 (0.26%) Confluence
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.13%) Drupal
9 1 (0.13%) Documentum
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (5.39%) MS Project
2 36 (4.74%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.82%) MS Office
4 18 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Agresso
3 4 (0.53%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.39%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.39%) Endur
5 2 (0.26%) Global One
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.13%) HFM
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.66%) SaaS
2 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.71%) Firewall
2 10 (1.32%) WAN
3 8 (1.05%) LAN
4 7 (0.92%) VoIP
4 7 (0.92%) SAN
5 5 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.66%) Intranet
5 5 (0.66%) BGP
6 4 (0.53%) Wireless
6 4 (0.53%) Network Security
6 4 (0.53%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.39%) Multicast
7 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.39%) DNS
7 3 (0.39%) Internet
7 3 (0.39%) ATM
7 3 (0.39%) Broadband
7 3 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.39%) MPLS
7 3 (0.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.66%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.39%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.26%) MySQL
6 2 (0.26%) DB2
6 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.26%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.26%) QlikView
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.26%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (0.92%) JIRA
2 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 294 (38.68%) Finance
2 180 (23.68%) Banking
3 75 (9.87%) Investment Banking
4 49 (6.45%) Retail
5 41 (5.39%) Front Office
6 30 (3.95%) Legal
7 27 (3.55%) Marketing
8 26 (3.42%) Back Office
9 25 (3.29%) Advertising
10 22 (2.89%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.84%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.71%) Retail Banking
13 9 (1.18%) Publishing
14 7 (0.92%) French Language
14 7 (0.92%) Law
15 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.53%) German Language
17 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.26%) Games
17 2 (0.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.18%) .NET
2 6 (0.79%) Middleware
3 5 (0.66%) Mason
3 5 (0.66%) HTML
4 3 (0.39%) XML
4 3 (0.39%) CSS
5 2 (0.26%) Web Services
5 2 (0.26%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.13%) JSON
6 1 (0.13%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.13%) MDX
6 1 (0.13%) RESTful
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.13%) FpML
6 1 (0.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.11%) PMI
3 14 (1.84%) NHS
4 13 (1.71%) Credit Risk
5 11 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.32%) User Experience
6 10 (1.32%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.05%) Derivative
8 6 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (0.66%) Online Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (0.66%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.53%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.53%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.16%) Windows
2 10 (1.32%) UNIX
3 9 (1.18%) Linux
4 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.92%) Android
6 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.53%) Solaris
7 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (42.50%) Project Management
2 189 (24.87%) PRINCE2
3 179 (23.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 123 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (8.29%) Migration
6 52 (6.84%) ITIL
7 47 (6.18%) CRM
8 45 (5.92%) Scrum
8 45 (5.92%) Risk Management
9 43 (5.66%) Change Management
10 34 (4.47%) Project Planning
11 31 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 27 (3.55%) Waterfall
12 27 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (3.55%) Information Security
13 26 (3.42%) Business Analysis
13 26 (3.42%) Supplier Management
13 26 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (3.16%) Asset Management
15 22 (2.89%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 27 (3.55%) SQL
2 8 (1.05%) Java
3 5 (0.66%) C
4 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.39%) C#
4 3 (0.39%) C++
5 2 (0.26%) VBA
6 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.13%) PHP
6 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (5.53%) PMI Certification
2 38 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 36 (4.74%) Degree
4 29 (3.82%) PMP
5 24 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 23 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.32%) APMP
7 10 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.79%) ISEB
10 5 (0.66%) CISSP
11 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.26%) MBA
12 2 (0.26%) SSCP
12 2 (0.26%) CISA
12 2 (0.26%) MCP
12 2 (0.26%) CCNA
13 1 (0.13%) CIPD
13 1 (0.13%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.71%) Solvency II
2 7 (0.92%) QA
3 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.53%) SLA
4 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.26%) FATCA
5 1 (0.13%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) MiFID
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.13%) GxP
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.39%) XenApp
3 3 (0.39%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.26%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.66%) SCCM
2 4 (0.53%) OPNET
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.26%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.26%) SCOM
4 2 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 50 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.03%) Oracle
2 23 (3.03%) Cisco
3 21 (2.76%) SAP
4 16 (2.11%) VMware
5 14 (1.84%) Citrix
6 12 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.18%) EMC
8 7 (0.92%) IBM
9 6 (0.79%) Juniper
9 6 (0.79%) Adobe
9 6 (0.79%) SunGard
9 6 (0.79%) F5
10 5 (0.66%) HP
10 5 (0.66%) Avaya
10 5 (0.66%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.66%) Informatica
11 4 (0.53%) Metastorm
11 4 (0.53%) Cognos
11 4 (0.53%) Avaloq
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