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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 17 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 502 490 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.72% 8.39% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.44% 9.08% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 380 469
Average daily rate
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£489 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.03 £31.40 £64.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -51.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.48 £57.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.37 £37.32 £72.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +14.75%
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
5319 5397 6479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 92.41% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3989 4791
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 163
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -6.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 396 (44.15%) Project Management
2 360 (40.13%) Finance
3 230 (25.64%) Banking
4 221 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 218 (24.30%) PRINCE2
6 181 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (9.25%) Migration
8 72 (8.03%) PMI Certification
9 70 (7.80%) Investment Banking
10 66 (7.36%) Scrum
11 63 (7.02%) Microsoft
12 60 (6.69%) Data Centre
13 55 (6.13%) MS Project
14 54 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 54 (6.02%) SDLC
15 52 (5.80%) Retail
16 49 (5.46%) Oracle
16 49 (5.46%) Risk Management
17 48 (5.35%) Change Management
18 45 (5.02%) PMP
19 44 (4.91%) ITIL
20 43 (4.79%) MS Excel
21 40 (4.46%) CRM
22 39 (4.35%) PMI
22 39 (4.35%) Asset Management
23 38 (4.24%) Marketing
23 38 (4.24%) Project Planning
23 38 (4.24%) Telecoms
23 38 (4.24%) Waterfall
24 37 (4.12%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 27 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.11%) Confluence
3 9 (1.00%) Lync
3 9 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.78%) CMS
5 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.22%) SAS
7 2 (0.22%) CICS
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) Documentum
8 1 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (6.13%) MS Project
2 43 (4.79%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.79%) MS Office
4 24 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.01%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.45%) Summit
5 3 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.33%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.22%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.22%) Exstream
7 1 (0.11%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.56%) SaaS
2 10 (1.11%) Office 365
3 3 (0.33%) Basecamp
3 3 (0.33%) PaaS
3 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.78%) WAN
2 14 (1.56%) SAN
3 12 (1.34%) Unified Communications
4 10 (1.11%) LAN
4 10 (1.11%) VoIP
5 9 (1.00%) Internet
6 7 (0.78%) Firewall
7 6 (0.67%) Intranet
8 4 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.45%) NAS
9 3 (0.33%) Wireless
9 3 (0.33%) MVNO
10 2 (0.22%) Multicast
10 2 (0.22%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.22%) OSPF
10 2 (0.22%) BGP
10 2 (0.22%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (0.22%) Extranet
10 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.89%) Big Data
4 6 (0.67%) DB2
5 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.33%) IDOL
7 3 (0.33%) QlikView
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.22%) MySQL
8 2 (0.22%) OLAP
8 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.22%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.22%) EDMS
8 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (2.34%) JIRA
2 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.11%) FogBugz
General
1 360 (40.13%) Finance
2 230 (25.64%) Banking
3 70 (7.80%) Investment Banking
4 52 (5.80%) Retail
5 38 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 38 (4.24%) Marketing
6 31 (3.46%) Advertising
7 29 (3.23%) Legal
8 24 (2.68%) Front Office
9 19 (2.12%) Back Office
10 17 (1.90%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.11%) Law
13 8 (0.89%) Local Government
14 7 (0.78%) French Language
15 5 (0.56%) Publishing
15 5 (0.56%) Billing
16 4 (0.45%) Games
16 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.01%) .NET
2 8 (0.89%) HTML
3 5 (0.56%) XML
4 4 (0.45%) Middleware
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.45%) Web Services
4 4 (0.45%) HTML5
5 3 (0.33%) CSS
6 2 (0.22%) DOM
6 2 (0.22%) JSON
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.22%) Mason
7 1 (0.11%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.11%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.11%) MDX
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.11%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.11%) XMPP
7 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 60 (6.69%) Data Centre
2 39 (4.35%) PMI
3 37 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (2.79%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.68%) NHS
6 18 (2.01%) Credit Risk
6 18 (2.01%) User Experience
7 16 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.56%) Derivative
9 12 (1.34%) Market Risk
10 11 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.89%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.78%) CMDB
12 7 (0.78%) Mainframe
12 7 (0.78%) Equities
13 6 (0.67%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.67%) Social Media
13 6 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.12%) Windows
2 15 (1.67%) UNIX
3 11 (1.23%) Linux
3 11 (1.23%) Android
4 10 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.45%) Solaris
7 3 (0.33%) AIX
7 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (44.15%) Project Management
2 221 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 218 (24.30%) PRINCE2
4 181 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (9.25%) Migration
6 66 (7.36%) Scrum
7 54 (6.02%) SDLC
8 49 (5.46%) Risk Management
9 48 (5.35%) Change Management
10 44 (4.91%) ITIL
11 40 (4.46%) CRM
12 39 (4.35%) Asset Management
13 38 (4.24%) Project Planning
13 38 (4.24%) Waterfall
14 31 (3.46%) E-Commerce
14 31 (3.46%) PRINCE
15 30 (3.34%) Business Analysis
16 29 (3.23%) Programme Management
17 28 (3.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 25 (2.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.68%) SQL
2 14 (1.56%) Java
3 7 (0.78%) C#
4 6 (0.67%) COBOL
5 3 (0.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.33%) VB
5 3 (0.33%) VBA
5 3 (0.33%) C
6 2 (0.22%) Python
6 2 (0.22%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (8.03%) PMI Certification
2 54 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 45 (5.02%) PMP
4 26 (2.90%) Degree
5 19 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.00%) CISSP
9 8 (0.89%) CISA
10 5 (0.56%) CISM
10 5 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.45%) ISEB
11 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.45%) GIAC
12 3 (0.33%) MCP
12 3 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.33%) APMP
12 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.22%) PgMP
13 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.23%) QA
2 14 (1.56%) EMIR
3 12 (1.34%) Solvency II
4 10 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.00%) MiFID
6 5 (0.56%) SLA
7 4 (0.45%) COBIT
8 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.33%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.22%) FATCA
9 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 18 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.11%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.11%) SCOM
3 1 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 63 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.46%) Oracle
3 21 (2.34%) SAP
4 19 (2.12%) Cisco
5 18 (2.01%) VMware
6 14 (1.56%) Cognos
7 13 (1.45%) Citrix
8 12 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.11%) IBM
10 9 (1.00%) Dell
11 8 (0.89%) HP
12 7 (0.78%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.67%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.45%) BT
14 4 (0.45%) Juniper
14 4 (0.45%) Informatica
14 4 (0.45%) Adobe
14 4 (0.45%) Business Objects
14 4 (0.45%) Cyber-Ark
14 4 (0.45%) WorldPay
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