The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 273 260 253
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 178 197 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.88% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 137 130
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £346 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £155.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +31.60%
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
21925 22482 22648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15635 15732 15384
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 345 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

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 24 August 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 31 £540 +20.00% 6
Kingston Upon Thames -1 3 £335 -3.59%
Wimbledon - 2 £351 -
Docklands, London +9 1 £625 +21.35%
Canary Wharf -5 1 £465 -2.10%
Hounslow - 1 £388 - 1
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 188 (51.93%) Project Management
2 152 (41.99%) Finance
3 113 (31.22%) PRINCE2
4 96 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (25.97%) Banking
6 70 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (12.43%) PMI Certification
8 42 (11.60%) PMP
9 39 (10.77%) Retail
9 39 (10.77%) Microsoft
9 39 (10.77%) MS Project
10 36 (9.94%) Migration
11 33 (9.12%) Investment Banking
11 33 (9.12%) SDLC
12 32 (8.84%) Waterfall
12 32 (8.84%) ITIL
13 31 (8.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 29 (8.01%) Business Analysis
15 27 (7.46%) Change Management
15 27 (7.46%) Front Office
16 26 (7.18%) Degree
17 25 (6.91%) PMI
18 24 (6.63%) Risk Management
18 24 (6.63%) Scrum
18 24 (6.63%) Investment Management
18 24 (6.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 24 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (5.80%) Wealth Management
19 21 (5.80%) Asset Management
20 20 (5.52%) Windows

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.93%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.83%) Apache
3 3 (0.83%) Confluence
3 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (10.77%) MS Project
2 19 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.25%) MS Office
3 6 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.38%) CA PPM
2 3 (0.83%) Summit
3 2 (0.55%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) Primavera
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.28%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.28%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.83%) Office 365
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.55%) PaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.04%) Intranet
2 8 (2.21%) Internet
3 6 (1.66%) WAN
4 5 (1.38%) Extranet
5 4 (1.10%) Skype
6 3 (0.83%) LAN
6 3 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.55%) ATM
7 2 (0.55%) DMZ
7 2 (0.55%) Network Security
7 2 (0.55%) Wireless
8 1 (0.28%) Firewall
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.28%) IPv6
8 1 (0.28%) NAS
8 1 (0.28%) SAN
8 1 (0.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.83%) Big Data
3 2 (0.55%) DB2
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.28%) KDB
4 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.28%) MS Access
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 152 (41.99%) Finance
2 94 (25.97%) Banking
3 39 (10.77%) Retail
4 33 (9.12%) Investment Banking
5 27 (7.46%) Front Office
6 16 (4.42%) Financial Institution
7 15 (4.14%) Back Office
7 15 (4.14%) Telecoms
8 11 (3.04%) Legal
9 10 (2.76%) Law
10 9 (2.49%) Advertising
11 8 (2.21%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.66%) Automotive
12 6 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.66%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.38%) Billing
14 4 (1.10%) French Language
15 3 (0.83%) Games
15 3 (0.83%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.76%) .NET
2 4 (1.10%) Middleware
3 2 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.55%) Velocity
3 2 (0.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.28%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.91%) PMI
2 24 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.14%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.59%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.49%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.21%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.21%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.93%) Derivative
7 7 (1.93%) Equities
8 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.66%) EPoS
9 4 (1.10%) CMDB
10 3 (0.83%) NHS
10 3 (0.83%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.83%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.52%) Windows
2 8 (2.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.93%) Unix
4 3 (0.83%) Linux
4 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.28%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (51.93%) Project Management
2 113 (31.22%) PRINCE2
3 96 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (19.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (9.94%) Migration
6 33 (9.12%) SDLC
7 32 (8.84%) ITIL
7 32 (8.84%) Waterfall
8 31 (8.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 29 (8.01%) Business Analysis
10 27 (7.46%) Change Management
11 24 (6.63%) Investment Management
11 24 (6.63%) Risk Management
11 24 (6.63%) Scrum
12 21 (5.80%) Asset Management
12 21 (5.80%) Wealth Management
13 19 (5.25%) Matrix Management
14 17 (4.70%) Project Planning
15 16 (4.42%) Change Control
15 16 (4.42%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.42%) SQL
2 10 (2.76%) Java
3 3 (0.83%) C#
3 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.55%) C
4 2 (0.55%) VBA
5 1 (0.28%) PHP
5 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.28%) Python
5 1 (0.28%) Scala
5 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (12.43%) PMI Certification
2 42 (11.60%) PMP
3 26 (7.18%) Degree
4 24 (6.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) APMG
8 2 (0.55%) CAPM
8 2 (0.55%) CISM
8 2 (0.55%) CISSP
8 2 (0.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.28%) CFA
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.21%) MiFID
2 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.66%) QA
4 5 (1.38%) SEPA
5 4 (1.10%) EMIR
6 3 (0.83%) COREP
6 3 (0.83%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.83%) FATCA
7 2 (0.55%) COBIT
7 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.28%) SLA
8 1 (0.28%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (0.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 39 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.14%) Oracle
3 9 (2.49%) Citrix
4 6 (1.66%) Bloomberg
4 6 (1.66%) Google
5 5 (1.38%) Cisco
5 5 (1.38%) Rally
5 5 (1.38%) SAP
6 4 (1.10%) IBM
6 4 (1.10%) ION Trading
6 4 (1.10%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.83%) Calypso
7 3 (0.83%) LANDesk
7 3 (0.83%) Lotus
7 3 (0.83%) VMware
8 2 (0.55%) FactSet
9 1 (0.28%) Aareon
9 1 (0.28%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.28%) Pega
9 1 (0.28%) TSYS