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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 247 272 333
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +61
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 176 137 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.58% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.63% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 104 56
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+604.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +14.75%
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
21603 21834 22464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.84% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15097 14934 15284
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 £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 404 467
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 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 3 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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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 +2 55 £500 +19.40% 7
Canary Wharf -4 7 £475 +23.37%
Uxbridge +4 4 £450 +12.50%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £348 +2.96%
Docklands, London -9 2 £403 -25.11%
Ilford - 2 £155 -
Brentford - 1 - -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 152 (48.72%) Project Management
2 128 (41.03%) Finance
3 92 (29.49%) PRINCE2
4 77 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (23.72%) Banking
6 73 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (13.14%) Retail
8 36 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 34 (10.90%) MS Project
10 31 (9.94%) PMI Certification
11 30 (9.62%) Waterfall
12 27 (8.65%) SDLC
13 26 (8.33%) Data Centre
13 26 (8.33%) Investment Banking
14 25 (8.01%) Degree
15 23 (7.37%) Business Analysis
15 23 (7.37%) ITIL
16 21 (6.73%) PMP
16 21 (6.73%) MS Office
16 21 (6.73%) MS Excel
16 21 (6.73%) Migration
16 21 (6.73%) Change Management
17 20 (6.41%) Asset Management
17 20 (6.41%) Project Planning
18 19 (6.09%) Front Office
19 18 (5.77%) E-Commerce
20 17 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 17 (5.45%) PRINCE
20 17 (5.45%) Scrum
20 17 (5.45%) Legal

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 14 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.60%) CMS
3 4 (1.28%) Confluence
4 2 (0.64%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 34 (10.90%) MS Project
2 21 (6.73%) MS Office
2 21 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Maximo
2 3 (0.96%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.96%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.96%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.96%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.53%) Office 365
2 4 (1.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.92%) SAN
2 4 (1.28%) Intranet
2 4 (1.28%) Internet
3 3 (0.96%) Wireless
4 2 (0.64%) LAN
4 2 (0.64%) WAN
4 2 (0.64%) Extranet
4 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.64%) WebEx
5 1 (0.32%) MPLS
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) Softphone
5 1 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 8 (2.56%) Big Data
2 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (0.96%) DB2
4 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.64%) HBase
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.64%) IDOL
5 2 (0.64%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.32%) IDMS
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 128 (41.03%) Finance
2 74 (23.72%) Banking
3 41 (13.14%) Retail
4 26 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.09%) Front Office
6 17 (5.45%) Legal
7 13 (4.17%) Law
8 11 (3.53%) Financial Institution
8 11 (3.53%) Marketing
9 9 (2.88%) Back Office
10 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.92%) Retail Banking
12 5 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.60%) Advertising
13 4 (1.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.96%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.64%) French Language
15 2 (0.64%) Publishing
16 1 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.49%) .NET
2 3 (0.96%) Web Services
2 3 (0.96%) EDI
2 3 (0.96%) Middleware
2 3 (0.96%) Velocity
3 2 (0.64%) XMPP
3 2 (0.64%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.32%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.81%) Derivative
4 14 (4.49%) PMI
5 9 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.88%) NHS
5 9 (2.88%) Equities
6 8 (2.56%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.24%) Credit Risk
7 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.60%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.28%) FMCG
9 4 (1.28%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.96%) CESG
10 3 (0.96%) EPoS
11 2 (0.64%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.17%) Windows
2 6 (1.92%) UNIX
3 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.28%) Android
4 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.64%) Linux
4 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (48.72%) Project Management
2 92 (29.49%) PRINCE2
3 77 (24.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (9.62%) Waterfall
6 27 (8.65%) SDLC
7 23 (7.37%) Business Analysis
7 23 (7.37%) ITIL
8 21 (6.73%) Migration
8 21 (6.73%) Change Management
9 20 (6.41%) Asset Management
9 20 (6.41%) Project Planning
10 18 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 17 (5.45%) PRINCE
11 17 (5.45%) Scrum
11 17 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 16 (5.13%) CRM
13 14 (4.49%) Risk Management
14 13 (4.17%) Supplier Management
15 12 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.56%) SQL
2 4 (1.28%) C
3 3 (0.96%) COBOL
3 3 (0.96%) Java
4 2 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.32%) Perl
5 1 (0.32%) VBA
5 1 (0.32%) Python
5 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.32%) Ruby
5 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (9.94%) PMI Certification
2 25 (8.01%) Degree
3 21 (6.73%) PMP
4 16 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.96%) CISSP
6 3 (0.96%) CISA
6 3 (0.96%) CISM
6 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.64%) APMP
7 2 (0.64%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.24%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.28%) SLA
3 4 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.28%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.81%) Oracle
3 13 (4.17%) SAP
4 6 (1.92%) Cisco
5 4 (1.28%) Citrix
5 4 (1.28%) Charles River
6 3 (0.96%) VMware
6 3 (0.96%) Sophis
6 3 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.96%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.64%) Symantec
7 2 (0.64%) Kronos
7 2 (0.64%) OpenText
7 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.64%) Avaya
7 2 (0.64%) Juniper
7 2 (0.64%) Motorola
7 2 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.32%) Intel
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe
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