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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 262 305 333
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 159 128 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 95 68
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £322 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £26.98 £31.78
% change year-on-year
+100.18% -15.11%
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +11 44 £450 +5.88% 3
Canary Wharf -5 8 £475 +23.37%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £363 - 1
Docklands, London -9 1 £480 -16.52%
Brentford - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 151 (50.33%) Project Management
2 128 (42.67%) Finance
3 93 (31.00%) PRINCE2
4 76 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (23.33%) Banking
6 69 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (13.67%) Retail
8 33 (11.00%) Microsoft
8 33 (11.00%) PMI Certification
8 33 (11.00%) SDLC
9 31 (10.33%) MS Project
10 27 (9.00%) Waterfall
11 26 (8.67%) ITIL
11 26 (8.67%) Degree
12 24 (8.00%) Investment Banking
13 23 (7.67%) Migration
13 23 (7.67%) Data Centre
14 21 (7.00%) MS Office
14 21 (7.00%) PMP
14 21 (7.00%) Business Analysis
15 19 (6.33%) MS Excel
15 19 (6.33%) Change Management
16 18 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 18 (6.00%) PRINCE
16 18 (6.00%) Legal
16 18 (6.00%) Project Planning
17 17 (5.67%) Service Management
17 17 (5.67%) CRM
18 16 (5.33%) SharePoint

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.67%) CMS
3 3 (1.00%) Confluence
4 2 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.33%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.33%) Lync
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (10.33%) MS Project
2 21 (7.00%) MS Office
3 19 (6.33%) MS Excel
4 12 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Maximo
2 3 (1.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.67%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.67%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.67%) Agresso
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.67%) Office 365
2 6 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.00%) SAN
2 4 (1.33%) Intranet
2 4 (1.33%) Internet
2 4 (1.33%) Firewall
3 2 (0.67%) Wireless
3 2 (0.67%) Extranet
3 2 (0.67%) LAN
3 2 (0.67%) WAN
3 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.67%) WebEx
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.33%) MPLS
4 1 (0.33%) Softphone
4 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.67%) Big Data
2 6 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.00%) DB2
4 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.67%) IDOL
5 2 (0.67%) QlikView
5 2 (0.67%) HBase
5 2 (0.67%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) IDMS
6 1 (0.33%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.00%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 128 (42.67%) Finance
2 70 (23.33%) Banking
3 41 (13.67%) Retail
4 24 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 18 (6.00%) Legal
6 15 (5.00%) Front Office
7 12 (4.00%) Law
8 11 (3.67%) Retail Banking
9 10 (3.33%) Marketing
10 9 (3.00%) Financial Institution
11 8 (2.67%) Telecoms
12 6 (2.00%) Back Office
13 5 (1.67%) Advertising
14 4 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (1.33%) Billing
15 3 (1.00%) French Language
15 3 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (1.00%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.67%) Publishing
17 1 (0.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (1.00%) Web Services
2 3 (1.00%) EDI
2 3 (1.00%) Middleware
2 3 (1.00%) Velocity
3 2 (0.67%) XMPP
3 2 (0.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.33%) PMI
4 10 (3.33%) Derivative
5 9 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.67%) NHS
7 7 (2.33%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.00%) Equities
9 5 (1.67%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.33%) EPoS
10 4 (1.33%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.00%) CESG
11 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.00%) FMCG
12 2 (0.67%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.67%) Social Media
12 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.33%) Windows
2 6 (2.00%) UNIX
3 5 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.67%) Linux
4 2 (0.67%) Android
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (50.33%) Project Management
2 93 (31.00%) PRINCE2
3 76 (25.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (11.00%) SDLC
6 27 (9.00%) Waterfall
7 26 (8.67%) ITIL
8 23 (7.67%) Migration
9 21 (7.00%) Business Analysis
10 19 (6.33%) Change Management
11 18 (6.00%) PRINCE
11 18 (6.00%) Project Planning
11 18 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (5.67%) Service Management
12 17 (5.67%) CRM
13 16 (5.33%) Scrum
13 16 (5.33%) Asset Management
14 15 (5.00%) Risk Management
15 14 (4.67%) E-Commerce
16 11 (3.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.67%) SQL
2 5 (1.67%) C
3 4 (1.33%) Java
4 3 (1.00%) C#
4 3 (1.00%) COBOL
5 1 (0.33%) Perl
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) Python
5 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.33%) Ruby
5 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 33 (11.00%) PMI Certification
2 26 (8.67%) Degree
3 21 (7.00%) PMP
4 13 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.33%) PgMP
9 1 (0.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.67%) QA
2 5 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.67%) PMBOK
3 4 (1.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) EMIR
5 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.33%) MiFID
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) XenApp
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
1 1 (0.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.00%) Oracle
3 14 (4.67%) SAP
4 7 (2.33%) Cisco
5 5 (1.67%) Citrix
6 3 (1.00%) Juniper
6 3 (1.00%) VMware
6 3 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.67%) Symantec
7 2 (0.67%) Charles River
7 2 (0.67%) Infor
7 2 (0.67%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.67%) Avaya
7 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.67%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) Intel
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) Sybase
8 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
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