The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 4 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 32 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.22% 7.83% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.40% 8.18% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £440 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £385 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £534 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £39.65 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +22.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 110 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 87.50% 95.65% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 80 69
Average daily rate £470 £387 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £530 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.12 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.94 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Croydon region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Croydon region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 27 (71.05%) PRINCE2
2 25 (65.79%) Project Management
3 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (23.68%) Migration
7 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
8 7 (18.42%) Big Data
8 7 (18.42%) ISEB
8 7 (18.42%) MS Project
9 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.16%) P3O
11 4 (10.53%) APMG
11 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
11 4 (10.53%) C
11 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
12 3 (7.89%) Degree
12 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (5.26%) Coaching
13 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (5.26%) QA
13 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.26%) Change Control
13 2 (5.26%) Change Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Project
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Big Data
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) PRINCE2
2 25 (65.79%) Project Management
3 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.68%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.26%) Coaching
9 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) Change Control
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
10 1 (2.63%) Workflow
10 1 (2.63%) ITIL
10 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) ISEB
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) APMG
6 3 (7.89%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (2.63%) PMP
8 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) P3O
2 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Cadence
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco
2 1 (2.63%) Avaya