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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 16 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2010 2192 2241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 8.86% 8.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.90% 9.53% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1616 1518
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 23
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £32.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.76 £75.75 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -1 453 £475 - 118
Uxbridge 0 23 £438 -2.77% 2
Docklands, London -3 17 £555 +0.90% 1
Canary Wharf +11 16 £458 +10.90%
Brentford +2 6 £450 - 3
Hammersmith -2 6 £451 -1.15% 3
Hounslow +2 5 £400 -15.78%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 4 - - 2
Chiswick - 3 £300 -
Romford +9 1 £625 - 1
Paddington +7 1 £400 -
Wembley +2 1 £300 -
Harrow +2 1 £500 +42.85%
Bromley -4 1 £475 -5.00%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Upminster - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1819 (46.12%) Project Management
2 1221 (30.96%) Finance
3 1073 (27.21%) PRINCE2
4 834 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 751 (19.04%) Agile Software Development
6 745 (18.89%) Banking
7 399 (10.12%) Migration
8 332 (8.42%) Retail
9 312 (7.91%) Investment Banking
10 263 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 239 (6.06%) Scrum
12 235 (5.96%) Change Management
12 235 (5.96%) ITIL
13 227 (5.76%) MS Project
13 227 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 225 (5.70%) PMI Certification
15 214 (5.43%) Risk Management
16 202 (5.12%) Oracle
17 200 (5.07%) E-Commerce
18 187 (4.74%) SAP
19 186 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
20 182 (4.61%) Project Planning
21 181 (4.59%) Business Analysis
22 179 (4.54%) MS Excel
23 162 (4.11%) Front Office
24 160 (4.06%) Degree
25 157 (3.98%) PMP
26 153 (3.88%) CRM
27 151 (3.83%) Windows
28 145 (3.68%) Asset Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 127 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.52%) CMS
3 34 (0.86%) Lync
4 28 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 25 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 17 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (0.41%) SAS
9 12 (0.30%) MS Project Server
10 10 (0.25%) FileNet
11 9 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.20%) Drupal
12 8 (0.20%) WordPress
13 7 (0.18%) Confluence
13 7 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.15%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.10%) LiveLink
Applications
1 227 (5.76%) MS Project
2 179 (4.54%) MS Excel
3 123 (3.12%) MS Office
4 107 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 64 (1.62%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.076%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.025%) FastStats
9 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 15 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.25%) Agresso
8 9 (0.23%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.20%) ResourceLink
9 8 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.18%) Endur
10 7 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
11 6 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.15%) Magento
11 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.15%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 35 (0.89%) SaaS
2 21 (0.53%) Office 365
3 19 (0.48%) Force.com
4 17 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.33%) PaaS
6 4 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.025%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.025%) Taleo
9 1 (0.025%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.025%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.62%) WAN
2 51 (1.29%) Intranet
3 48 (1.22%) Firewall
4 46 (1.17%) LAN
5 40 (1.01%) Internet
6 33 (0.84%) SAN
7 29 (0.74%) Unified Communications
8 22 (0.56%) VoIP
9 15 (0.38%) Wireless
10 14 (0.35%) VPN
11 13 (0.33%) DNS
11 13 (0.33%) MPLS
11 13 (0.33%) IP Telephony
12 11 (0.28%) TCP/IP
13 10 (0.25%) Network Security
14 7 (0.18%) Extranet
14 7 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.15%) BGP
15 6 (0.15%) Cisco IPT
16 5 (0.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (0.99%) SQL Server
3 29 (0.74%) QlikView
4 24 (0.61%) Big Data
5 21 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 13 (0.33%) SAP BW
7 12 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.23%) EDRMS
11 7 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.13%) SAP HANA
13 4 (0.10%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.10%) SAP BI
13 4 (0.10%) MySQL
13 4 (0.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (1.14%) JIRA
2 9 (0.23%) Eclipse
2 9 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.076%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.051%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.051%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.025%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.025%) Toad
5 1 (0.025%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.025%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.025%) WATIR
5 1 (0.025%) Selenium
5 1 (0.025%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.025%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.025%) Subversion
5 1 (0.025%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.025%) Sahi
5 1 (0.025%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.025%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.025%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 1221 (30.96%) Finance
2 745 (18.89%) Banking
3 332 (8.42%) Retail
4 312 (7.91%) Investment Banking
5 162 (4.11%) Front Office
6 117 (2.97%) Marketing
7 113 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 99 (2.51%) Legal
9 86 (2.18%) Back Office
10 68 (1.72%) Publishing
11 63 (1.60%) Advertising
12 62 (1.57%) Retail Banking
13 51 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 47 (1.19%) Law
15 38 (0.96%) Games
16 37 (0.94%) Manufacturing
17 35 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.74%) Local Government
19 26 (0.66%) Billing
20 14 (0.35%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.06%) .NET
2 39 (0.99%) HTML
3 32 (0.81%) Middleware
4 25 (0.63%) Web Services
5 21 (0.53%) CSS
6 18 (0.46%) XML
7 14 (0.35%) J2EE
7 14 (0.35%) Mason
8 10 (0.25%) Application Packaging
9 9 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (0.18%) Velocity
10 7 (0.18%) JRules
11 6 (0.15%) HTML5
12 5 (0.13%) WPF
13 4 (0.10%) Spring
13 4 (0.10%) LAMP
13 4 (0.10%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.10%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.076%) COM
14 3 (0.076%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 186 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (3.37%) NHS
3 120 (3.04%) PMI
4 100 (2.54%) Derivative
5 87 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 71 (1.80%) User Experience
7 64 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 56 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 47 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 36 (0.91%) Credit Risk
10 36 (0.91%) Market Risk
11 34 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
12 33 (0.84%) EPoS
12 33 (0.84%) Digital Media
13 31 (0.79%) Equities
14 29 (0.74%) Hedge funds
15 27 (0.68%) Social Media
16 22 (0.56%) FMCG
17 20 (0.51%) Computer Science
18 19 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 151 (3.83%) Windows
2 68 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 54 (1.37%) Linux
4 51 (1.29%) UNIX
5 35 (0.89%) Android
6 32 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.30%) Solaris
8 11 (0.28%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.051%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.051%) SUSE
12 1 (0.025%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.025%) HPUX
12 1 (0.025%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.025%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.025%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.025%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1819 (46.12%) Project Management
2 1073 (27.21%) PRINCE2
3 834 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 751 (19.04%) Agile Software Development
5 399 (10.12%) Migration
6 239 (6.06%) Scrum
7 235 (5.96%) ITIL
7 235 (5.96%) Change Management
8 214 (5.43%) Risk Management
9 200 (5.07%) E-Commerce
10 182 (4.61%) Project Planning
11 181 (4.59%) Business Analysis
12 153 (3.88%) CRM
13 145 (3.68%) Asset Management
14 130 (3.30%) PRINCE
15 126 (3.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 121 (3.07%) Waterfall
17 118 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
18 112 (2.84%) Programme Management
19 103 (2.61%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (2.81%) SQL
2 98 (2.48%) Java
3 47 (1.19%) C
4 20 (0.51%) PHP
5 17 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (0.35%) C#
7 12 (0.30%) PL/SQL
8 11 (0.28%) Python
9 7 (0.18%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.13%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.10%) Perl
11 4 (0.10%) VBA
12 3 (0.076%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.076%) R
12 3 (0.076%) C++
12 3 (0.076%) Lingo
13 1 (0.025%) Ruby
13 1 (0.025%) Groovy
13 1 (0.025%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.025%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 227 (5.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 225 (5.70%) PMI Certification
3 160 (4.06%) Degree
4 157 (3.98%) PMP
5 137 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 123 (3.12%) Security Cleared
7 74 (1.88%) SC Cleared
8 29 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (0.66%) APMP
10 18 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
11 16 (0.41%) ISEB
12 15 (0.38%) CISSP
12 15 (0.38%) DV Cleared
13 13 (0.33%) CISA
14 9 (0.23%) MBA
15 7 (0.18%) GIAC
15 7 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.10%) CCNA
16 4 (0.10%) CIPD
16 4 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (1.98%) QA
2 47 (1.19%) EMIR
3 36 (0.91%) SLA
4 31 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
5 19 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 15 (0.38%) FATCA
7 14 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.35%) MiFID
8 12 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.25%) Basel III
11 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.20%) COBIT
13 6 (0.15%) AIFMD
13 6 (0.15%) COREP
14 5 (0.13%) P3O
15 4 (0.10%) WCAG
15 4 (0.10%) WAI
15 4 (0.10%) Basel II
15 4 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 53 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 33 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.18%) XenApp
4 5 (0.13%) GPFS
4 5 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.076%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.051%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.051%) UAG
7 1 (0.025%) vCloud
7 1 (0.025%) NDS
7 1 (0.025%) Postfix
7 1 (0.025%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.025%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (0.71%) SCCM
2 13 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 11 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 11 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.10%) Control-M
6 3 (0.076%) OPNET
6 3 (0.076%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.076%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.051%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.051%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.051%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.025%) Puppet
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.025%) SCOM
8 1 (0.025%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.025%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.025%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.025%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 263 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 202 (5.12%) Oracle
3 187 (4.74%) SAP
4 91 (2.31%) Cisco
5 79 (2.00%) Citrix
6 72 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (1.55%) VMware
8 53 (1.34%) IBM
9 32 (0.81%) HP
10 23 (0.58%) Business Objects
11 18 (0.46%) EMC
12 17 (0.43%) Informatica
13 16 (0.41%) Avaya
14 14 (0.35%) SunGard
14 14 (0.35%) NetApp
15 13 (0.33%) Teradata
16 11 (0.28%) CheckPoint
16 11 (0.28%) TOWER Software
16 11 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
16 11 (0.28%) Cognos
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