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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 285 336 318
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 126 89 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 62 49
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£425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.78 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.11% +32.40%
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
22045 23287 24756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.78% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 15957 16253
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
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 425 446 630
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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
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 20 August 2014. 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
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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 +39 38 £425 -19.04% 7
Canary Wharf +19 4 £385 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Bromley - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 138 (54.55%) Project Management
2 91 (35.97%) PRINCE2
3 82 (32.41%) Finance
4 56 (22.13%) Banking
5 45 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (12.25%) ITIL
7 29 (11.46%) Oracle
7 29 (11.46%) Investment Banking
8 28 (11.07%) Windows
9 26 (10.28%) Migration
10 23 (9.09%) PMI Certification
11 20 (7.91%) Microsoft
12 19 (7.51%) PMP
13 18 (7.11%) Retail
14 17 (6.72%) Front Office
15 15 (5.93%) Back Office
15 15 (5.93%) Change Management
16 14 (5.53%) NHS
16 14 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 14 (5.53%) Degree
16 14 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (5.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 13 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (5.14%) PMI
17 13 (5.14%) UNIX
17 13 (5.14%) Firewall
18 12 (4.74%) Management Information System
18 12 (4.74%) MS Excel
19 11 (4.35%) SharePoint
19 11 (4.35%) MS Project

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 11 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.19%) Lync
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.40%) FileNet
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.35%) MS Project
3 9 (3.56%) MS Office
4 8 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.16%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.40%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.40%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.40%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.40%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.40%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.56%) SaaS
2 4 (1.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.14%) Firewall
2 6 (2.37%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (1.58%) VoIP
4 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.19%) Internet
5 2 (0.79%) Intranet
5 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.40%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) MPLS
6 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.79%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 82 (32.41%) Finance
2 56 (22.13%) Banking
3 29 (11.46%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.11%) Retail
5 17 (6.72%) Front Office
6 15 (5.93%) Back Office
7 9 (3.56%) Legal
8 5 (1.98%) Law
9 4 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.58%) Local Government
10 3 (1.19%) Marketing
10 3 (1.19%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.79%) Advertising
12 1 (0.40%) International Banking
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.19%) .NET
1 3 (1.19%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.40%) SAML
2 1 (0.40%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.53%) NHS
2 13 (5.14%) PMI
3 12 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.77%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.37%) Derivative
5 6 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.98%) Equities
6 5 (1.98%) Economics
7 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.58%) FMCG
8 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.19%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.79%) EPoS
9 2 (0.79%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.79%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.07%) Windows
2 13 (5.14%) UNIX
3 10 (3.95%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.95%) Linux
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (54.55%) Project Management
2 91 (35.97%) PRINCE2
3 45 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.25%) ITIL
5 26 (10.28%) Migration
6 15 (5.93%) Change Management
7 13 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (3.95%) Asset Management
8 10 (3.95%) Risk Management
9 9 (3.56%) ERP
9 9 (3.56%) Information Security
9 9 (3.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (3.16%) SIEM
10 8 (3.16%) Change Control
10 8 (3.16%) Project Planning
10 8 (3.16%) Service Management
10 8 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.77%) Quality Management
11 7 (2.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.35%) SQL
2 9 (3.56%) Java
3 2 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 19 (7.51%) PMP
3 14 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (5.53%) Degree
3 14 (5.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.58%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) CAPM
6 3 (1.19%) CISSP
7 2 (0.79%) ISEB
7 2 (0.79%) CCSE
7 2 (0.79%) CISA
8 1 (0.40%) GIAC
8 1 (0.40%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) EMIR
2 2 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.40%) Basel III
3 1 (0.40%) GxP
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (11.46%) Oracle
2 20 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.35%) Citrix
4 7 (2.77%) SAP
5 6 (2.37%) Cisco
6 4 (1.58%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.58%) Websense
6 4 (1.58%) VMware
7 3 (1.19%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.19%) Kenexa
7 3 (1.19%) IBM
7 3 (1.19%) Sybase
7 3 (1.19%) Informatica
7 3 (1.19%) Intel
8 2 (0.79%) NetApp
8 2 (0.79%) HP
8 2 (0.79%) Murex
8 2 (0.79%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.79%) Cyber-Ark
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