The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 253 277 241
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -36
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 160 130 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.66% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 104 104
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £333 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
IT Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in London

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 22 £550 +15.78% 4
Uxbridge +7 11 - -
Canary Wharf +3 3 £450 -18.18%
Docklands, London +5 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £438 -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 164 (50.46%) Project Management
2 99 (30.46%) PRINCE2
3 96 (29.54%) Finance
4 72 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (20.31%) Banking
7 42 (12.92%) PMI Certification
8 41 (12.62%) Retail
9 33 (10.15%) Migration
10 30 (9.23%) Investment Banking
11 27 (8.31%) PMP
12 24 (7.38%) SDLC
12 24 (7.38%) Risk Management
12 24 (7.38%) MS Project
13 23 (7.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (7.08%) Business Analysis
14 22 (6.77%) PMI
15 21 (6.46%) ITIL
15 21 (6.46%) Waterfall
16 19 (5.85%) Scrum
17 18 (5.54%) Legal
17 18 (5.54%) Software Delivery
18 16 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 16 (4.92%) Microsoft
19 15 (4.62%) Project Planning
19 15 (4.62%) Front Office
19 15 (4.62%) Data Centre
20 14 (4.31%) Analytics
20 14 (4.31%) Law
20 14 (4.31%) PRINCE

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.23%) MS Project Server
1 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.31%) CMS
3 1 (0.31%) Confluence
3 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (7.38%) MS Project
2 10 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.46%) MS Office
4 6 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.31%) Maximo
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.92%) Office 365
1 3 (0.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.54%) Firewall
1 5 (1.54%) WAN
2 3 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.62%) Intranet
3 2 (0.62%) LAN
3 2 (0.62%) SAN
3 2 (0.62%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.31%) Extranet
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.31%) RTP
4 1 (0.31%) VoIP
4 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.62%) Big Data
3 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.31%) DataStage
4 1 (0.31%) DB2
4 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.31%) QlikView
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.77%) JIRA
2 4 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (29.54%) Finance
2 66 (20.31%) Banking
3 41 (12.62%) Retail
4 30 (9.23%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.54%) Legal
6 15 (4.62%) Front Office
7 14 (4.31%) Law
8 9 (2.77%) Back Office
8 9 (2.77%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.77%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.46%) Retail Banking
10 7 (2.15%) Publishing
11 6 (1.85%) Billing
12 5 (1.54%) Marketing
13 3 (0.92%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.62%) Advertising
14 2 (0.62%) German Language
14 2 (0.62%) International Banking
15 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.46%) .NET
2 3 (0.92%) Middleware
2 3 (0.92%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.62%) XBRL
4 1 (0.31%) FpML
4 1 (0.31%) HTML
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
4 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.77%) PMI
2 15 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.15%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.15%) Equities
4 7 (2.15%) Market Risk
5 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.54%) Derivative
6 5 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.54%) NHS
7 3 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.62%) EPoS
8 2 (0.62%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.31%) Fintech
9 1 (0.31%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.31%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.38%) Windows
2 7 (2.15%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.92%) Linux
3 3 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.62%) Unix
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (50.46%) Project Management
2 99 (30.46%) PRINCE2
3 72 (22.15%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (10.15%) Migration
6 24 (7.38%) Risk Management
6 24 (7.38%) SDLC
7 23 (7.08%) Business Analysis
8 21 (6.46%) ITIL
8 21 (6.46%) Waterfall
9 19 (5.85%) Scrum
10 18 (5.54%) Software Delivery
11 16 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 15 (4.62%) Project Planning
13 14 (4.31%) Analytics
13 14 (4.31%) PRINCE
13 14 (4.31%) Supplier Management
14 13 (4.00%) Change Management
14 13 (4.00%) Data Analysis
15 11 (3.38%) Anti-Money Laundering
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.38%) SQL
2 5 (1.54%) VBA
3 4 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.92%) Java
5 2 (0.62%) C#
6 1 (0.31%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (12.92%) PMI Certification
2 27 (8.31%) PMP
3 23 (7.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (3.08%) Degree
6 4 (1.23%) APMP
6 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.62%) CAPM
8 2 (0.62%) ISEB
8 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.31%) CFA
9 1 (0.31%) HND
9 1 (0.31%) MBA
9 1 (0.31%) MCP
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.46%) QA
2 7 (2.15%) SEPA
3 6 (1.85%) MiFID
4 5 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (1.23%) COBIT
5 4 (1.23%) EMIR
5 4 (1.23%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.92%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.62%) SLA
8 1 (0.31%) Basel III
8 1 (0.31%) FATCA
8 1 (0.31%) GxP
8 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) IAG
3 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Control-M
1 1 (0.31%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.15%) Oracle
2 7 (2.15%) SAP
3 6 (1.85%) Citrix
3 6 (1.85%) VMware
4 5 (1.54%) Cisco
5 4 (1.23%) Guidewire
6 3 (0.92%) IBM
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe
7 2 (0.62%) Avaya
7 2 (0.62%) Calypso
7 2 (0.62%) Cognos
7 2 (0.62%) Murex
7 2 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.31%) EMC
8 1 (0.31%) HP
8 1 (0.31%) Juniper
8 1 (0.31%) Siebel
8 1 (0.31%) Sun
8 1 (0.31%) Sybase
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