The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 17 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1675 1695 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.91% 7.99% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.35% 8.46% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1215 1370
Average daily rate £480 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £649 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.24 £17.28 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £46.08 £52.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the London region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the London region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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 Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 267 £525 +10.52% 80
Uxbridge -1 15 £475 +52.00% 2
Canary Wharf 0 10 £500 -4.76%
Docklands, London +4 8 £575 +3.60%
Croydon -13 8 £456 +7.35% 2
Feltham +1 7 £418 -5.11%
Ealing - 7 £313 -
Kingston Upon Thames +7 6 £390 +0.64% 2
Brentford +4 4 £463 -1.06% 1
Bromley -4 4 £475 -7.31% 2
Twickenham +5 3 £390 +11.42%
Westminster -5 3 £470 -
Hammersmith +1 2 £419 -11.84%
Harrow -1 2 £500 -23.07%
Hounslow - 2 £398 - 1
Wembley - 2 £426 - 1
West Drayton - 1 £450 -
Hendon - 1 £625 -
Osterley - 1 £420 -
Greenwich - 1 £450 -
Paddington - 1 £525 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 1755 (48.28%) Project Management
2 1119 (30.78%) Finance
3 996 (27.40%) PRINCE2
4 811 (22.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 776 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
6 688 (18.93%) Banking
7 397 (10.92%) Migration
8 307 (8.45%) PMI Certification
9 293 (8.06%) Retail
10 264 (7.26%) Microsoft
11 253 (6.96%) Investment Banking
12 249 (6.85%) MS Project
13 228 (6.27%) Change Management
14 227 (6.24%) Waterfall
15 226 (6.22%) Scrum
16 216 (5.94%) PMP
17 208 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 190 (5.23%) Risk Management
19 186 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
20 175 (4.81%) Data Centre
21 169 (4.65%) Security Cleared
21 169 (4.65%) E-Commerce
22 168 (4.62%) Business Analysis
23 167 (4.59%) SDLC
24 166 (4.57%) Degree
25 165 (4.54%) ITIL
26 164 (4.51%) Project Planning
27 161 (4.43%) MS Excel
28 157 (4.32%) Programme Management
29 154 (4.24%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 81 (2.23%) CMS
2 76 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 28 (0.77%) Skype for Business
4 24 (0.66%) Confluence
5 22 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.39%) MS Project Server
8 13 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.28%) WordPress
12 6 (0.17%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.14%) Drupal
14 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.11%) SAS
15 3 (0.083%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.055%) Apache
16 2 (0.055%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 249 (6.85%) MS Project
2 161 (4.43%) MS Excel
3 114 (3.14%) MS Office
4 103 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 97 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.11%) Mingle
9 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.028%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.028%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.028%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 53 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (0.44%) Summit
2 16 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
3 13 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.30%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 9 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 8 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.22%) Sonata
7 8 (0.22%) Tercero
8 7 (0.19%) SAP BPC
8 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 86 (2.37%) Office 365
2 43 (1.18%) SaaS
3 39 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 16 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (0.30%) IaaS
8 8 (0.22%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.19%) PaaS
10 6 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.14%) Taleo
12 2 (0.055%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.055%) Force.com
12 2 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.055%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.028%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.028%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.028%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.028%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.028%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (1.79%) WAN
2 52 (1.43%) LAN
3 42 (1.16%) Firewall
4 30 (0.83%) Internet
5 22 (0.61%) VoIP
6 20 (0.55%) SAN
7 18 (0.50%) VPN
8 17 (0.47%) Network Security
8 17 (0.47%) Unified Communications
8 17 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (0.44%) Intranet
9 16 (0.44%) Wireless
10 11 (0.30%) Skype
11 10 (0.28%) MPLS
12 7 (0.19%) DNS
12 7 (0.19%) Extranet
12 7 (0.19%) VLAN
13 6 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.17%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (1.13%) SQL Server
3 40 (1.10%) Big Data
4 23 (0.63%) QlikView
5 16 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (0.39%) DataStage
7 11 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.28%) SAP HANA
9 9 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.22%) MySQL
10 8 (0.22%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.17%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.17%) Power BI
13 5 (0.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (1.68%) JIRA
2 13 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.14%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.055%) FogBugz
4 2 (0.055%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.028%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.028%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.028%) MSI
5 1 (0.028%) Subversion
5 1 (0.028%) Visual Studio
General
1 1119 (30.78%) Finance
2 688 (18.93%) Banking
3 293 (8.06%) Retail
4 253 (6.96%) Investment Banking
5 135 (3.71%) Front Office
6 122 (3.36%) Marketing
7 115 (3.16%) Law
8 114 (3.14%) Legal
9 99 (2.72%) Telecoms
10 77 (2.12%) Publishing
11 66 (1.82%) Back Office
12 65 (1.79%) Advertising
12 65 (1.79%) Retail Banking
13 42 (1.16%) Financial Institution
14 41 (1.13%) Billing
15 28 (0.77%) Local Government
16 25 (0.69%) Games
17 23 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.36%) Automotive
19 12 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (1.62%) .NET
2 45 (1.24%) HTML
3 22 (0.61%) HTML5
4 20 (0.55%) CSS
5 18 (0.50%) Middleware
5 18 (0.50%) Web Services
6 13 (0.36%) XML
7 10 (0.28%) SailPoint
8 7 (0.19%) Velocity
9 5 (0.14%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.14%) CSS3
9 5 (0.14%) Flash
9 5 (0.14%) Visualforce
10 4 (0.11%) COM
10 4 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.11%) J2EE
10 4 (0.11%) jQuery
11 3 (0.083%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.083%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.083%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 186 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 141 (3.88%) PMI
4 99 (2.72%) Derivative
5 76 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 73 (2.01%) User Experience
7 71 (1.95%) NHS
8 67 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (1.46%) Equities
9 53 (1.46%) Mobile App
10 44 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 43 (1.18%) Market Risk
12 30 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
13 29 (0.80%) Digital Media
14 27 (0.74%) Credit Risk
15 26 (0.72%) FMCG
16 24 (0.66%) Computer Science
17 20 (0.55%) Video on Demand
18 19 (0.52%) Learning Management System
19 18 (0.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 140 (3.85%) Windows
2 41 (1.13%) Linux
3 38 (1.05%) Windows Server
4 27 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (0.52%) Android
6 18 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 18 (0.50%) Unix
7 17 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.41%) Solaris
8 15 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.11%) AIX
13 2 (0.055%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.028%) VMS
14 1 (0.028%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.028%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1755 (48.28%) Project Management
2 996 (27.40%) PRINCE2
3 811 (22.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 776 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
5 397 (10.92%) Migration
6 228 (6.27%) Change Management
7 227 (6.24%) Waterfall
8 226 (6.22%) Scrum
9 190 (5.23%) Risk Management
10 169 (4.65%) E-Commerce
11 168 (4.62%) Business Analysis
12 167 (4.59%) SDLC
13 165 (4.54%) ITIL
14 164 (4.51%) Project Planning
15 157 (4.32%) Programme Management
16 152 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
17 140 (3.85%) CRM
17 140 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 123 (3.38%) Change Control
19 111 (3.05%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 96 (2.64%) SQL
2 51 (1.40%) Java
3 27 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 25 (0.69%) C#
5 18 (0.50%) C
6 12 (0.33%) VBA
7 10 (0.28%) PHP
8 9 (0.25%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.17%) C++
9 6 (0.17%) Python
10 5 (0.14%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.083%) R
12 1 (0.028%) ABAP
12 1 (0.028%) COBOL
12 1 (0.028%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.028%) Perl
12 1 (0.028%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 307 (8.45%) PMI Certification
2 216 (5.94%) PMP
3 208 (5.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 169 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 166 (4.57%) Degree
6 127 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 120 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 45 (1.24%) DV Cleared
9 37 (1.02%) APMP
10 24 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.50%) ISEB
12 10 (0.28%) CAPM
13 9 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.17%) SAP Certification
16 5 (0.14%) MCP
17 4 (0.11%) ACCA
17 4 (0.11%) CCNP
17 4 (0.11%) CISSP
17 4 (0.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (2.53%) MiFID
2 74 (2.04%) QA
3 54 (1.49%) EMIR
4 50 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 26 (0.72%) SEPA
6 18 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.50%) SLA
7 16 (0.44%) PMBOK
8 14 (0.39%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.36%) COBIT
9 13 (0.36%) FATCA
10 10 (0.28%) UCITS
11 7 (0.19%) AIFMD
11 7 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.17%) Basel III
12 6 (0.17%) P3O
13 3 (0.083%) GxP
13 3 (0.083%) ISO22301
System Software
1 38 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.14%) XenApp
4 3 (0.083%) IAG
5 2 (0.055%) Docker
5 2 (0.055%) UAG
5 2 (0.055%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.055%) XenServer
6 1 (0.028%) Firmware
6 1 (0.028%) HDFS
6 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.028%) RACF
6 1 (0.028%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.028%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.11%) SCOM
2 3 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.083%) SCCM
3 2 (0.055%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 2 (0.055%) vMotion
4 1 (0.028%) Ansible
4 1 (0.028%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.028%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.028%) Control-M
4 1 (0.028%) EnCase
4 1 (0.028%) FTK
4 1 (0.028%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.028%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.028%) Opsview
4 1 (0.028%) Puppet
4 1 (0.028%) QRadar
4 1 (0.028%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.028%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.028%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.028%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 264 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 154 (4.24%) Oracle
3 143 (3.93%) SAP
4 72 (1.98%) Cisco
5 51 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 50 (1.38%) VMware
7 46 (1.27%) Citrix
8 40 (1.10%) IBM
9 37 (1.02%) Murex
10 35 (0.96%) Cognos
11 31 (0.85%) Google
12 25 (0.69%) Adobe
13 21 (0.58%) Avaya
14 20 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
15 19 (0.52%) HP
16 18 (0.50%) Calypso
16 18 (0.50%) hybris
17 17 (0.47%) Informatica
18 16 (0.44%) Sitecore
19 14 (0.39%) NetApp
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