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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 27 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 219 503 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.47% 8.77% 8.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 9.26% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 384 378
Median daily rate £525 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 £30.03 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -4.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
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
3239 5432 5593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.66% 94.67% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 4186 4158
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 95 72
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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.

1 260 (52.21%) Project Management
2 205 (41.16%) Finance
3 144 (28.92%) PRINCE2
4 120 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (23.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 90 (18.07%) Banking
7 63 (12.65%) Migration
8 57 (11.45%) PMI Certification
9 54 (10.84%) Waterfall
10 46 (9.24%) PMP
11 41 (8.23%) Change Management
12 40 (8.03%) SDLC
13 34 (6.83%) Data Centre
14 32 (6.43%) Investment Banking
15 30 (6.02%) Scrum
16 28 (5.62%) Advertising
16 28 (5.62%) Business Analysis
17 27 (5.42%) Microsoft
18 25 (5.02%) MS Project
18 25 (5.02%) Retail
18 25 (5.02%) Risk Management
18 25 (5.02%) Front Office
18 25 (5.02%) Investment Management
19 24 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 24 (4.82%) Programme Management
20 23 (4.62%) MS Excel
21 22 (4.42%) PMI
22 21 (4.22%) Windows
23 20 (4.02%) Oracle
23 20 (4.02%) ITIL

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 (2.41%) CMS
2 10 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.41%) Confluence
4 4 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.40%) Documentum
6 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Apache
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.20%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.20%) Moodle
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (5.02%) MS Project
2 23 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.21%) MS Office
4 10 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.60%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.60%) Summit
4 2 (0.40%) assyst
4 2 (0.40%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.40%) Exstream
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.60%) Office 365
4 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.41%) WAN
2 12 (2.41%) Intranet
2 12 (2.41%) LAN
3 5 (1.00%) VoIP
4 4 (0.80%) Firewall
5 3 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.60%) Wireless
6 2 (0.40%) FTP
6 2 (0.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.40%) MPLS
6 2 (0.40%) NAS
6 2 (0.40%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.20%) Extranet
7 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.20%) PBX
7 1 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.60%) KDB
5 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) MySQL
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
6 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.21%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 205 (41.16%) Finance
2 90 (18.07%) Banking
3 32 (6.43%) Investment Banking
4 28 (5.62%) Advertising
5 25 (5.02%) Front Office
5 25 (5.02%) Retail
6 18 (3.61%) Back Office
6 18 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.61%) Law
6 18 (3.61%) Marketing
7 17 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 16 (3.21%) Legal
9 6 (1.20%) Publishing
10 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.60%) Billing
11 3 (0.60%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.41%) .NET
2 5 (1.00%) HTML
3 4 (0.80%) Web Services
4 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.60%) XML
5 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.40%) Visualforce
5 2 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.20%) COM
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) HTML5
6 1 (0.20%) J2EE
6 1 (0.20%) jQuery
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.20%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.83%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.42%) PMI
3 17 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (2.41%) Virtual Team
6 11 (2.21%) User Experience
7 10 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.81%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.41%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.00%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.80%) Derivative
12 4 (0.80%) NHS
13 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.60%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.40%) Data Extraction
14 2 (0.40%) Video on Demand
14 2 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.22%) Windows
2 10 (2.01%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.40%) Linux
6 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) Unix
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (52.21%) Project Management
2 144 (28.92%) PRINCE2
3 120 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (23.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (12.65%) Migration
6 54 (10.84%) Waterfall
7 41 (8.23%) Change Management
8 40 (8.03%) SDLC
9 30 (6.02%) Scrum
10 28 (5.62%) Business Analysis
11 25 (5.02%) Investment Management
11 25 (5.02%) Risk Management
12 24 (4.82%) Programme Management
13 20 (4.02%) ITIL
14 19 (3.82%) Asset Management
14 19 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 18 (3.61%) Project Planning
16 17 (3.41%) CRM
16 17 (3.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.82%) SQL
2 12 (2.41%) Java
3 4 (0.80%) C#
4 2 (0.40%) Apex Code
4 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.40%) PHP
4 2 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (11.45%) PMI Certification
2 46 (9.24%) PMP
3 24 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (3.82%) Degree
5 17 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.81%) APMP
8 6 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.60%) ISEB
12 2 (0.40%) CISSP
12 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.40%) MAPM
13 1 (0.20%) CAPM
13 1 (0.20%) CIPD
13 1 (0.20%) CISA
13 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.20%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.61%) SEPA
2 11 (2.21%) QA
3 8 (1.61%) Solvency II
4 7 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (1.41%) MiFID
5 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.80%) UCITS
6 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.40%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.40%) FATCA
7 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) SLA
8 1 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.41%) 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%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.20%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 27 (5.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.02%) Oracle
3 17 (3.41%) Cisco
4 11 (2.21%) SAP
4 11 (2.21%) VMware
5 10 (2.01%) Citrix
6 8 (1.61%) Murex
6 8 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.41%) HP
8 6 (1.20%) ION Trading
9 5 (1.00%) Adobe
9 5 (1.00%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.80%) Google
10 4 (0.80%) NetApp
11 3 (0.60%) Avaya
11 3 (0.60%) Calypso
11 3 (0.60%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.60%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.60%) Sun
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