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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 19 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 450 591 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.76% 8.26% 9.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.39% 8.94% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 428 531
Average daily rate
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£470 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £611 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £100.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +115.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.53 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -12.08%
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
5363 6610 7331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.45% 92.42% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3925 4808 5247
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.75 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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.

1 442 (46.58%) Project Management
2 328 (34.56%) Finance
3 236 (24.87%) Banking
4 227 (23.92%) PRINCE2
5 197 (20.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 180 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (10.64%) Investment Banking
8 79 (8.32%) Migration
9 73 (7.69%) Scrum
10 70 (7.38%) Retail
11 68 (7.17%) Microsoft
12 67 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 64 (6.74%) ITIL
14 55 (5.80%) Risk Management
15 50 (5.27%) Front Office
16 48 (5.06%) Oracle
17 47 (4.95%) CRM
18 45 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
19 44 (4.64%) Business Analysis
19 44 (4.64%) PMI Certification
20 42 (4.43%) MS Project
20 42 (4.43%) Asset Management
21 40 (4.21%) MS Excel
22 39 (4.11%) Degree
23 38 (4.00%) Telecoms
23 38 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
24 37 (3.90%) Project Planning
25 36 (3.79%) SQL
25 36 (3.79%) PRINCE
26 34 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 15 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.16%) CMS
3 7 (0.74%) SAS
4 6 (0.63%) Lync
4 6 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.32%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.21%) WordPress
8 2 (0.21%) Drupal
9 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.11%) Moodle
9 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Jadu
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (4.43%) MS Project
2 40 (4.21%) MS Excel
3 32 (3.37%) MS Office
4 28 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.32%) Maximo
6 3 (0.32%) Endur
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.32%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.21%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.95%) SaaS
2 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) Force.com
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.48%) LAN
2 13 (1.37%) Firewall
2 13 (1.37%) WAN
3 9 (0.95%) SAN
4 8 (0.84%) Wireless
5 6 (0.63%) Unified Communications
5 6 (0.63%) VoIP
5 6 (0.63%) Intranet
5 6 (0.63%) DNS
6 4 (0.42%) Network Security
7 3 (0.32%) BGP
7 3 (0.32%) MPLS
7 3 (0.32%) OSPF
7 3 (0.32%) Internet
7 3 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.32%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.32%) Multicast
8 2 (0.21%) HSRP
8 2 (0.21%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.95%) Big Data
3 5 (0.53%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.53%) QlikView
3 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.21%) SSDT
6 2 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.21%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.21%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.11%) Essbase
7 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (0.74%) JIRA
2 3 (0.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.11%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 328 (34.56%) Finance
2 236 (24.87%) Banking
3 101 (10.64%) Investment Banking
4 70 (7.38%) Retail
5 50 (5.27%) Front Office
6 38 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 33 (3.48%) Marketing
8 28 (2.95%) Legal
9 22 (2.32%) Advertising
10 20 (2.11%) Back Office
11 18 (1.90%) Publishing
12 17 (1.79%) Retail Banking
13 14 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 12 (1.26%) Law
15 7 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.63%) Local Government
16 6 (0.63%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.63%) Electronics
16 6 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.42%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.05%) Web Services
2 7 (0.74%) .NET
3 5 (0.53%) Middleware
3 5 (0.53%) XML
3 5 (0.53%) HTML
3 5 (0.53%) Mason
4 3 (0.32%) CSS
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.21%) JSON
5 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.21%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.21%) FpML
6 1 (0.11%) LAMP
6 1 (0.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.11%) Velocity
6 1 (0.11%) RESTful
6 1 (0.11%) JRules
6 1 (0.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 38 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.37%) Mobile App
3 25 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (2.63%) User Experience
4 22 (2.32%) PMI
4 22 (2.32%) Derivative
5 15 (1.58%) NHS
5 15 (1.58%) Credit Risk
5 15 (1.58%) Market Risk
6 13 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.05%) Fixed Income
8 9 (0.95%) Social Media
9 7 (0.74%) Equities
9 7 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.63%) DTV
11 5 (0.53%) EPoS
11 5 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.53%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.53%) FMCG
12 4 (0.42%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.27%) Windows
2 16 (1.69%) Linux
3 15 (1.58%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.37%) UNIX
4 13 (1.37%) Android
5 9 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.53%) Solaris
7 3 (0.32%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (46.58%) Project Management
2 227 (23.92%) PRINCE2
3 197 (20.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 180 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (8.32%) Migration
6 73 (7.69%) Scrum
7 64 (6.74%) ITIL
8 55 (5.80%) Risk Management
9 47 (4.95%) CRM
10 45 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (4.64%) Business Analysis
12 42 (4.43%) Asset Management
13 37 (3.90%) Project Planning
14 36 (3.79%) PRINCE
15 34 (3.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 34 (3.58%) Waterfall
16 33 (3.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 33 (3.48%) Change Management
17 31 (3.27%) E-Commerce
18 26 (2.74%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (3.79%) SQL
2 16 (1.69%) Java
3 11 (1.16%) C
4 5 (0.53%) Python
5 4 (0.42%) PHP
6 3 (0.32%) C#
7 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.21%) Perl
7 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.21%) VBA
7 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.21%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.11%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.11%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 44 (4.64%) PMI Certification
3 39 (4.11%) Degree
4 31 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 31 (3.27%) PMP
5 20 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.63%) APMP
8 6 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.53%) ISEB
10 4 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.42%) MBA
11 3 (0.32%) CISA
11 3 (0.32%) CISSP
11 3 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.21%) CCIE
12 2 (0.21%) CCNP
12 2 (0.21%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.79%) QA
2 13 (1.37%) EMIR
3 10 (1.05%) SLA
4 8 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.53%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.32%) FATCA
8 2 (0.21%) Basel III
8 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.21%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.21%) COBIT
8 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) MiFID
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.11%) COREP
9 1 (0.11%) FINREP
9 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.63%) SCCM
2 5 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.21%) Control-M
4 2 (0.21%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.11%) OPNET
5 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 68 (7.17%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.06%) Oracle
3 28 (2.95%) SAP
4 18 (1.90%) Cisco
5 15 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.37%) Citrix
7 12 (1.26%) VMware
8 8 (0.84%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.63%) Informatica
9 6 (0.63%) Teradata
10 5 (0.53%) SunGard
10 5 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.53%) Tableau
11 4 (0.42%) Google
11 4 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.42%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.42%) Juniper
11 4 (0.42%) Adobe
11 4 (0.42%) Remedy
12 3 (0.32%) TOWER Software
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