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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 6 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.71% 4.63% 9.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.13% 4.95% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
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£475 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £225 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £442 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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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
93 101 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 91.18% 93.52% 84.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 54
Average daily rate £413 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £684 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 29 (72.50%) PRINCE2
2 26 (65.00%) Project Management
3 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (22.50%) Migration
7 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (20.00%) Big Data
8 8 (20.00%) ISEB
9 7 (17.50%) MS Project
9 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
10 6 (15.00%) P3O
11 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 4 (10.00%) APMG
12 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
12 4 (10.00%) C
12 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 3 (7.50%) Change Management
13 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
13 3 (7.50%) Degree
13 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (5.00%) QA
14 2 (5.00%) Coaching
14 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (17.50%) MS Project
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) PRINCE2
2 26 (65.00%) Project Management
3 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (22.50%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Change Management
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Coaching
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.00%) Change Control
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.50%) Fund Accounting
11 1 (2.50%) Budget Control
11 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (20.00%) ISEB
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) APMG
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
8 2 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (2.50%) PMP
9 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) P3O
2 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix
2 1 (2.50%) Avaya
2 1 (2.50%) Cadence
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco