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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 263 271 313
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +42
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 152 138 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 63
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £653 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.33%
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
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +11 45 £500 +25.00% 7
Canary Wharf -7 5 £475 +19.49%
Uxbridge +5 4 £450 +12.50%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 3 £363 +7.40% 1
Docklands, London -3 2 £403 -19.50%
Brentford - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £285 -
Ilford - 1 £155 -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 148 (49.66%) Project Management
2 122 (40.94%) Finance
3 86 (28.86%) PRINCE2
4 73 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (24.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (22.15%) Banking
7 41 (13.76%) Retail
8 33 (11.07%) PMI Certification
9 32 (10.74%) Microsoft
10 30 (10.07%) MS Project
10 30 (10.07%) Waterfall
11 27 (9.06%) SDLC
11 27 (9.06%) Investment Banking
12 24 (8.05%) Degree
13 22 (7.38%) PMP
14 21 (7.05%) MS Excel
14 21 (7.05%) Business Analysis
14 21 (7.05%) Data Centre
15 20 (6.71%) Asset Management
15 20 (6.71%) ITIL
16 18 (6.04%) Legal
16 18 (6.04%) Front Office
16 18 (6.04%) Change Management
16 18 (6.04%) E-Commerce
16 18 (6.04%) Project Planning
17 17 (5.70%) Scrum
17 17 (5.70%) MS Office
17 17 (5.70%) Risk Management
18 16 (5.37%) PMI
18 16 (5.37%) Derivative

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.34%) Confluence
3 3 (1.01%) CMS
4 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.34%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (10.07%) MS Project
2 21 (7.05%) MS Excel
3 17 (5.70%) MS Office
4 11 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.01%) Maximo
1 3 (1.01%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.01%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.01%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Office 365
2 4 (1.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) Intranet
2 4 (1.34%) Internet
2 4 (1.34%) SAN
3 3 (1.01%) LAN
3 3 (1.01%) Wireless
3 3 (1.01%) WAN
4 2 (0.67%) Extranet
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) DHCP
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) Softphone
5 1 (0.34%) VLAN
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.34%) WebEx
5 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.68%) SQL Server
1 8 (2.68%) Big Data
2 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.01%) DB2
4 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.67%) HBase
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.67%) IDOL
5 2 (0.67%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.34%) IDMS
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.34%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.68%) JIRA
General
1 122 (40.94%) Finance
2 66 (22.15%) Banking
3 41 (13.76%) Retail
4 27 (9.06%) Investment Banking
5 18 (6.04%) Front Office
5 18 (6.04%) Legal
6 14 (4.70%) Law
7 12 (4.03%) Marketing
8 11 (3.69%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.35%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.01%) Back Office
11 5 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.68%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.34%) Advertising
13 3 (1.01%) Billing
14 2 (0.67%) Publishing
14 2 (0.67%) French Language
14 2 (0.67%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.67%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.34%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.03%) .NET
2 4 (1.34%) Web Services
3 3 (1.01%) EDI
3 3 (1.01%) Middleware
3 3 (1.01%) Velocity
4 1 (0.34%) HTML5
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) Spring
4 1 (0.34%) XMPP
4 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.05%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.37%) PMI
2 16 (5.37%) Derivative
3 15 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.36%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.02%) NHS
5 9 (3.02%) Credit Risk
6 8 (2.68%) Equities
7 7 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.68%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.34%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.34%) FMCG
10 4 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.01%) EPoS
12 2 (0.67%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.36%) Windows
2 6 (2.01%) UNIX
3 3 (1.01%) Android
3 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.67%) Linux
5 1 (0.34%) AIX
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (49.66%) Project Management
2 86 (28.86%) PRINCE2
3 73 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (24.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (10.07%) Waterfall
6 27 (9.06%) SDLC
7 21 (7.05%) Business Analysis
8 20 (6.71%) Asset Management
8 20 (6.71%) ITIL
9 18 (6.04%) E-Commerce
9 18 (6.04%) Change Management
9 18 (6.04%) Project Planning
10 17 (5.70%) Scrum
10 17 (5.70%) Risk Management
11 16 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 15 (5.03%) PRINCE
13 14 (4.70%) CRM
13 14 (4.70%) Migration
14 13 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (4.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.35%) SQL
2 3 (1.01%) COBOL
2 3 (1.01%) Java
3 2 (0.67%) C
4 1 (0.34%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) Perl
4 1 (0.34%) Python
4 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.34%) Ruby
4 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (11.07%) PMI Certification
2 24 (8.05%) Degree
3 22 (7.38%) PMP
4 13 (4.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.34%) CISSP
6 4 (1.34%) CISA
7 3 (1.01%) CISM
8 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) APMP
9 1 (0.34%) PgMP
9 1 (0.34%) GIAC
9 1 (0.34%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.01%) QA
2 4 (1.34%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.01%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.34%) SCCM
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.36%) Oracle
2 13 (4.36%) SAP
3 6 (2.01%) Cisco
4 4 (1.34%) Charles River
5 3 (1.01%) VMware
5 3 (1.01%) Sophis
5 3 (1.01%) ION Trading
5 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.67%) Kronos
6 2 (0.67%) MobileIron
6 2 (0.67%) OpenText
6 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.67%) Citrix
6 2 (0.67%) Motorola
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) Sage
7 1 (0.34%) Avaya
7 1 (0.34%) Juniper
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