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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 22 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 342 544 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.66% 9.38% 9.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.15% 10.05% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 361 405
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.68 £27.50 £70.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% -61.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.64 £27.50 £33.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.72 £27.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
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
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 322 (42.65%) Project Management
2 302 (40.00%) Finance
3 195 (25.83%) PRINCE2
4 182 (24.11%) Banking
5 175 (23.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 124 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (8.61%) Investment Banking
8 64 (8.48%) Migration
9 51 (6.75%) ITIL
10 50 (6.62%) Scrum
10 50 (6.62%) Retail
11 46 (6.09%) PMI Certification
12 43 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 43 (5.70%) Change Management
13 42 (5.56%) Risk Management
13 42 (5.56%) MS Project
14 40 (5.30%) Microsoft
15 37 (4.90%) CRM
16 36 (4.77%) Degree
17 35 (4.64%) Front Office
18 34 (4.50%) MS Excel
19 32 (4.24%) PMP
20 31 (4.11%) Project Planning
21 30 (3.97%) Legal
22 29 (3.84%) Waterfall
23 28 (3.71%) Asset Management
23 28 (3.71%) Advertising
23 28 (3.71%) Programme Management
23 28 (3.71%) E-Commerce
23 28 (3.71%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.06%) CMS
3 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.66%) Confluence
3 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (0.66%) Lync
4 4 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.40%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.13%) Drupal
7 1 (0.13%) Documentum
7 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (5.56%) MS Project
2 34 (4.50%) MS Excel
3 27 (3.58%) MS Office
4 16 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) InDesign
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Agresso
3 4 (0.53%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.40%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.40%) Endur
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.26%) Global One
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Magento
6 1 (0.13%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.13%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.46%) SaaS
2 3 (0.40%) Office 365
2 3 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.59%) WAN
1 12 (1.59%) Firewall
2 9 (1.19%) LAN
2 9 (1.19%) SAN
3 7 (0.93%) VoIP
4 6 (0.79%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.66%) BGP
5 5 (0.66%) Internet
6 4 (0.53%) Intranet
6 4 (0.53%) Wireless
6 4 (0.53%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.53%) Network Security
6 4 (0.53%) NAS
7 3 (0.40%) Multicast
7 3 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.40%) DNS
7 3 (0.40%) MPLS
7 3 (0.40%) OSPF
7 3 (0.40%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.66%) SAP BW
3 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.53%) Big Data
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.40%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.40%) MySQL
5 3 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.26%) DB2
6 2 (0.26%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.26%) QlikView
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (1.46%) JIRA
2 3 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.13%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 302 (40.00%) Finance
2 182 (24.11%) Banking
3 65 (8.61%) Investment Banking
4 50 (6.62%) Retail
5 35 (4.64%) Front Office
6 30 (3.97%) Legal
7 28 (3.71%) Advertising
8 27 (3.58%) Back Office
9 26 (3.44%) Marketing
10 22 (2.91%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.85%) Retail Banking
12 8 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.06%) Publishing
13 7 (0.93%) Law
13 7 (0.93%) French Language
14 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.53%) German Language
16 3 (0.40%) Local Government
17 2 (0.26%) Automotive
17 2 (0.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.93%) .NET
2 5 (0.66%) Middleware
2 5 (0.66%) HTML
3 4 (0.53%) Mason
4 3 (0.40%) XML
4 3 (0.40%) CSS
5 2 (0.26%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.13%) RESTful
6 1 (0.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.13%) Web Services
6 1 (0.13%) COM
6 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.13%) JSON
6 1 (0.13%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.13%) MDX
6 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.52%) PMI
2 19 (2.52%) NHS
3 13 (1.72%) Credit Risk
4 12 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (1.19%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (1.06%) User Experience
8 7 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
8 7 (0.93%) Derivative
9 5 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (0.66%) Online Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 5 (0.66%) Video on Demand
10 4 (0.53%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.40%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.58%) Windows
2 11 (1.46%) UNIX
3 10 (1.32%) Linux
4 7 (0.93%) Android
4 7 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.13%) AIX
6 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (42.65%) Project Management
2 195 (25.83%) PRINCE2
3 175 (23.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 124 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (8.48%) Migration
6 51 (6.75%) ITIL
7 50 (6.62%) Scrum
8 43 (5.70%) Change Management
9 42 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 37 (4.90%) CRM
11 31 (4.11%) Project Planning
12 29 (3.84%) Waterfall
13 28 (3.71%) Programme Management
13 28 (3.71%) Asset Management
13 28 (3.71%) E-Commerce
14 27 (3.58%) PRINCE
15 26 (3.44%) Information Security
16 25 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (3.18%) Supplier Management
18 23 (3.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (3.44%) SQL
2 9 (1.19%) Java
3 5 (0.66%) C
4 3 (0.40%) C#
4 3 (0.40%) C++
4 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.13%) PHP
5 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.13%) VB
5 1 (0.13%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.13%) VBA
5 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 46 (6.09%) PMI Certification
2 43 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 36 (4.77%) Degree
4 32 (4.24%) PMP
5 22 (2.91%) Security Cleared
6 19 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.32%) CISSP
9 9 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.19%) APMP
10 6 (0.79%) CISA
11 4 (0.53%) CISM
11 4 (0.53%) ISEB
11 4 (0.53%) VCP4
12 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.40%) GIAC
13 2 (0.26%) MBA
13 2 (0.26%) CCNA
13 2 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.99%) Solvency II
2 6 (0.79%) QA
3 4 (0.53%) SLA
3 4 (0.53%) PMBOK
4 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.26%) FATCA
6 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.13%) Basel II
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) MiFID
6 1 (0.13%) GxP
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.53%) XenApp
3 4 (0.53%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.53%) OPNET
2 3 (0.40%) SCCM
2 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.26%) SCOM
3 2 (0.26%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 40 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.31%) SAP
3 24 (3.18%) Oracle
3 24 (3.18%) Cisco
4 16 (2.12%) VMware
5 15 (1.99%) Citrix
6 10 (1.32%) EMC
6 10 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.93%) Juniper
7 7 (0.93%) IBM
7 7 (0.93%) Adobe
8 6 (0.79%) HP
8 6 (0.79%) CheckPoint
8 6 (0.79%) F5
9 5 (0.66%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.66%) Dell
9 5 (0.66%) Avaya
9 5 (0.66%) Cognos
10 4 (0.53%) SunGard
10 4 (0.53%) Informatica
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