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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 471 596 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.11% 8.09% 8.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 8.73% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 441 545
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £100.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -21.61%
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
5354 6825 7332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.14% 92.66% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3871 4983 5319
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 150 174
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 August 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 27 August 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.

1 463 (47.15%) Project Management
2 331 (33.71%) Finance
3 253 (25.76%) Banking
4 237 (24.13%) PRINCE2
5 210 (21.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 114 (11.61%) Investment Banking
7 92 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (8.45%) Migration
9 74 (7.54%) Scrum
10 68 (6.92%) Retail
11 67 (6.82%) Microsoft
12 65 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 65 (6.62%) ITIL
13 60 (6.11%) Risk Management
14 52 (5.30%) Front Office
15 51 (5.19%) Oracle
16 49 (4.99%) Business Analysis
17 47 (4.79%) PMI Certification
18 46 (4.68%) MS Project
19 44 (4.48%) CRM
19 44 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
19 44 (4.48%) Asset Management
19 44 (4.48%) Project Planning
20 40 (4.07%) MS Excel
21 39 (3.97%) PRINCE
21 39 (3.97%) Change Management
21 39 (3.97%) Degree
22 38 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
22 38 (3.87%) Telecoms
23 37 (3.77%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.02%) CMS
3 7 (0.71%) SAS
3 7 (0.71%) Lync
4 6 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.20%) FileNet
8 2 (0.20%) Drupal
8 2 (0.20%) WordPress
9 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Moodle
9 1 (0.10%) Jadu
9 1 (0.10%) Confluence
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 46 (4.68%) MS Project
2 40 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 31 (3.16%) MS Office
4 27 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.31%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.31%) Maximo
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.20%) Endur
7 2 (0.20%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.92%) SaaS
2 8 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.61%) Office 365
4 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.10%) Taleo
5 1 (0.10%) Force.com
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.32%) LAN
1 13 (1.32%) WAN
2 11 (1.12%) Firewall
3 8 (0.81%) Wireless
3 8 (0.81%) SAN
4 6 (0.61%) Intranet
4 6 (0.61%) VoIP
4 6 (0.61%) DNS
4 6 (0.61%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.31%) IP Telephony
5 3 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.20%) Network Security
6 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.20%) VPN
6 2 (0.20%) Internet
6 2 (0.20%) MPLS
6 2 (0.20%) OSPF
6 2 (0.20%) BGP
6 2 (0.20%) HTTP
6 2 (0.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (0.92%) Big Data
3 7 (0.71%) QlikView
4 6 (0.61%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.51%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.20%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.20%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.10%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.10%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.10%) Essbase
9 1 (0.10%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.51%) JIRA
2 3 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.20%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 331 (33.71%) Finance
2 253 (25.76%) Banking
3 114 (11.61%) Investment Banking
4 68 (6.92%) Retail
5 52 (5.30%) Front Office
6 38 (3.87%) Telecoms
7 32 (3.26%) Marketing
8 27 (2.75%) Legal
9 20 (2.04%) Back Office
10 19 (1.93%) Publishing
11 18 (1.83%) Retail Banking
12 17 (1.73%) Advertising
13 16 (1.63%) Financial Institution
14 13 (1.32%) Law
15 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.71%) Local Government
15 7 (0.71%) German Language
16 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.61%) Electronics
16 6 (0.61%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.02%) Web Services
2 6 (0.61%) .NET
3 5 (0.51%) Mason
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.41%) Middleware
5 3 (0.31%) XML
5 3 (0.31%) HTML
6 2 (0.20%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.20%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.20%) FpML
7 1 (0.10%) LAMP
7 1 (0.10%) JRules
7 1 (0.10%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.10%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.10%) JSON
7 1 (0.10%) J2EE
7 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.10%) CSS
7 1 (0.10%) Velocity
7 1 (0.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (3.16%) Mobile App
2 26 (2.65%) PMI
2 26 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (2.24%) Derivative
4 17 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.63%) Market Risk
6 15 (1.53%) Fixed Income
7 13 (1.32%) NHS
8 12 (1.22%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.02%) Equities
10 9 (0.92%) Reference Data
10 9 (0.92%) Social Media
11 7 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.61%) DTV
12 6 (0.61%) FMCG
12 6 (0.61%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.51%) EPoS
14 4 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 4 (0.41%) Computer Science
14 4 (0.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (2.95%) Windows
2 18 (1.83%) Linux
3 15 (1.53%) Apple iOS
3 15 (1.53%) UNIX
4 12 (1.22%) Android
5 7 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.61%) Solaris
7 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (47.15%) Project Management
2 237 (24.13%) PRINCE2
3 210 (21.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (8.45%) Migration
6 74 (7.54%) Scrum
7 65 (6.62%) ITIL
8 60 (6.11%) Risk Management
9 49 (4.99%) Business Analysis
10 44 (4.48%) Asset Management
10 44 (4.48%) CRM
10 44 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (4.48%) Project Planning
11 39 (3.97%) PRINCE
11 39 (3.97%) Change Management
12 38 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (3.56%) Waterfall
14 33 (3.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 31 (3.16%) E-Commerce
16 28 (2.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (3.77%) SQL
2 17 (1.73%) Java
3 10 (1.02%) C
4 5 (0.51%) Python
5 4 (0.41%) PHP
6 3 (0.31%) C#
7 2 (0.20%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.20%) Perl
7 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.20%) VBA
8 1 (0.10%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.10%) Ruby
8 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (6.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 47 (4.79%) PMI Certification
3 39 (3.97%) Degree
4 34 (3.46%) PMP
5 31 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 19 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.61%) APMP
9 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.51%) ISEB
11 4 (0.41%) MBA
11 4 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.31%) CISSP
12 3 (0.31%) CISA
13 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.20%) GIAC
13 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.10%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.44%) QA
2 13 (1.32%) EMIR
3 11 (1.12%) SLA
4 8 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.51%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.41%) AIFMD
7 3 (0.31%) Basel III
7 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.31%) COBIT
7 3 (0.31%) FATCA
8 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) P3O
9 1 (0.10%) COREP
9 1 (0.10%) FINREP
9 1 (0.10%) MiFID
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.61%) SCCM
2 4 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.10%) OPNET
4 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.10%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (0.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.10%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.10%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 67 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.19%) Oracle
3 29 (2.95%) SAP
4 18 (1.83%) Cisco
5 16 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.32%) Citrix
7 11 (1.12%) VMware
8 6 (0.61%) Teradata
8 6 (0.61%) Informatica
9 5 (0.51%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.51%) IBM
9 5 (0.51%) SunGard
9 5 (0.51%) Tableau
10 4 (0.41%) HP
10 4 (0.41%) EMC
10 4 (0.41%) Adobe
10 4 (0.41%) Cognos
10 4 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.41%) NetApp
10 4 (0.41%) Hyperion
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