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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 23 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 255 358 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.45% 7.71% 7.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.85% 8.10% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 269 318
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 £383 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.76 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +30.30%
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
3249 4422 5591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.26% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2582 3481 4105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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
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 29 September 2016.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 232 (48.74%) Project Management
2 203 (42.65%) Finance
3 128 (26.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (26.47%) PRINCE2
5 117 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (20.38%) Banking
7 51 (10.71%) Migration
8 49 (10.29%) Programme Management
9 40 (8.40%) Retail
10 39 (8.19%) PMP
11 38 (7.98%) Waterfall
12 37 (7.77%) Investment Banking
13 36 (7.56%) PMI Certification
14 34 (7.14%) Microsoft
15 33 (6.93%) Front Office
16 32 (6.72%) Change Management
16 32 (6.72%) SDLC
17 30 (6.30%) Data Centre
18 28 (5.88%) MS Project
19 27 (5.67%) Asset Management
19 27 (5.67%) Scrum
20 26 (5.46%) Business Analysis
21 25 (5.25%) Marketing
22 24 (5.04%) MS Excel
23 23 (4.83%) Risk Management
23 23 (4.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 23 (4.83%) Virtual Team
24 21 (4.41%) Degree
24 21 (4.41%) PMI
25 20 (4.20%) 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 17 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.26%) Confluence
2 6 (1.26%) Skype for Business
3 4 (0.84%) CMS
3 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.42%) Documentum
5 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.21%) Drupal
6 1 (0.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.21%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (5.88%) MS Project
2 24 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.15%) MS Office
4 11 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
1 5 (1.05%) Workday HCM
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.42%) Beauchamp
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.42%) Exstream
4 2 (0.42%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.42%) Magento
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.68%) IaaS
1 8 (1.68%) Office 365
2 7 (1.47%) PaaS
3 3 (0.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.36%) Intranet
2 13 (2.73%) WAN
3 11 (2.31%) LAN
4 7 (1.47%) Skype
5 4 (0.84%) Internet
5 4 (0.84%) MPLS
5 4 (0.84%) SMS
6 3 (0.63%) Firewall
6 3 (0.63%) NAS
6 3 (0.63%) SAN
7 2 (0.42%) Extranet
7 2 (0.42%) FTP
7 2 (0.42%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.42%) Network Security
7 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.42%) VoIP
7 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.42%) Wireless
8 1 (0.21%) Broadband
8 1 (0.21%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.05%) Big Data
4 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.63%) KDB
4 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (2.31%) JIRA
2 3 (0.63%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
General
1 203 (42.65%) Finance
2 97 (20.38%) Banking
3 40 (8.40%) Retail
4 37 (7.77%) Investment Banking
5 33 (6.93%) Front Office
6 25 (5.25%) Marketing
7 20 (4.20%) Legal
8 19 (3.99%) Advertising
8 19 (3.99%) Back Office
9 16 (3.36%) Financial Institution
10 13 (2.73%) Telecoms
11 10 (2.10%) Retail Banking
12 8 (1.68%) Billing
12 8 (1.68%) Law
13 6 (1.26%) Publishing
14 2 (0.42%) French Language
14 2 (0.42%) Games
14 2 (0.42%) German Language
14 2 (0.42%) Local Government
15 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.68%) .NET
2 6 (1.26%) HTML
3 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.42%) jQuery
5 2 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.21%) HTML5
6 1 (0.21%) J2EE
6 1 (0.21%) Mason
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.21%) Spring
6 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.83%) Virtual Team
3 21 (4.41%) PMI
4 19 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.10%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.68%) User Experience
10 7 (1.47%) Equities
11 4 (0.84%) NHS
11 4 (0.84%) Tandem
12 3 (0.63%) Derivative
12 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.63%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.63%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.15%) Windows
2 8 (1.68%) Linux
3 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.42%) Unix
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (48.74%) Project Management
2 128 (26.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 126 (26.47%) PRINCE2
4 117 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (10.71%) Migration
6 49 (10.29%) Programme Management
7 38 (7.98%) Waterfall
8 32 (6.72%) Change Management
8 32 (6.72%) SDLC
9 27 (5.67%) Asset Management
9 27 (5.67%) Scrum
10 26 (5.46%) Business Analysis
11 23 (4.83%) Risk Management
11 23 (4.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 20 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (4.20%) ITIL
12 20 (4.20%) Project Planning
13 19 (3.99%) Investment Management
13 19 (3.99%) Wealth Management
14 18 (3.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.36%) SQL
2 7 (1.47%) Java
3 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.63%) C#
5 2 (0.42%) C
5 2 (0.42%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (8.19%) PMP
2 36 (7.56%) PMI Certification
3 21 (4.41%) Degree
4 17 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.52%) APMP
8 7 (1.47%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.05%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.05%) ISEB
9 5 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.63%) CISSP
11 2 (0.42%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.42%) MAPM
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.21%) CAPM
12 1 (0.21%) CIPD
12 1 (0.21%) CISM
12 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.89%) MiFID
2 7 (1.47%) SEPA
3 6 (1.26%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.84%) QA
5 3 (0.63%) EMIR
6 2 (0.42%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.42%) FATCA
6 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.42%) SLA
7 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) UCITS
7 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.20%) Oracle
3 14 (2.94%) Cisco
4 8 (1.68%) Bloomberg
4 8 (1.68%) Citrix
5 7 (1.47%) Murex
5 7 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.26%) HP
7 5 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.05%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.84%) Charles River
8 4 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (0.84%) Google
8 4 (0.84%) SAP
8 4 (0.84%) VMware
9 3 (0.63%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.63%) hybris
9 3 (0.63%) Pega
9 3 (0.63%) Sun
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
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