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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2100 2005 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.86% 8.37% 8.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.56% 9.05% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1444 1587
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £45.75 £29.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.08% -41.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 £25.90 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.75 £51.66 £75.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
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 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 -1 412 £475 - 77
Canary Wharf +2 37 £488 +4.55%
Docklands, London -3 22 £525 -7.89% 3
Uxbridge +3 18 £415 -2.35% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +6 12 £365 - 3
Feltham -5 8 £406 -0.18%
Hounslow +5 7 £375 -6.25% 2
Brentford +2 7 £475 +5.55% 1
Croydon -18 6 £519 +18.57% 2
Hayes - 5 £320 -
Twickenham - 5 £450 -
Bromley -2 4 £488 +18.18%
Ealing - 4 £450 -
Harrow +1 3 £325 -35.00%
Ilford - 3 £381 -
Wimbledon - 3 £488 -
Hammersmith -3 2 £425 -10.62%
Teddington - 2 £325 - 1
Surbiton 0 1 - - 1
Paddington -10 1 £278 -30.62%
Hackney - 1 £350 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1928 (46.75%) Project Management
2 1414 (34.29%) Finance
3 1040 (25.22%) PRINCE2
4 938 (22.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 820 (19.88%) Banking
6 805 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
7 428 (10.38%) Migration
8 353 (8.56%) Retail
9 339 (8.22%) PMI Certification
10 293 (7.10%) Scrum
11 270 (6.55%) Data Centre
12 269 (6.52%) Investment Banking
13 254 (6.16%) Microsoft
14 242 (5.87%) MS Project
15 240 (5.82%) PMP
16 226 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 223 (5.41%) Change Management
18 207 (5.02%) MS Excel
19 200 (4.85%) Oracle
20 195 (4.73%) SDLC
21 194 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
22 192 (4.66%) ITIL
23 191 (4.63%) Risk Management
24 189 (4.58%) Waterfall
25 188 (4.56%) Project Planning
26 185 (4.49%) Degree
27 184 (4.46%) E-Commerce
28 181 (4.39%) CRM
29 174 (4.22%) SAP
30 172 (4.17%) Windows

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 114 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 79 (1.92%) CMS
3 36 (0.87%) Lync
4 28 (0.68%) Confluence
5 23 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 22 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 20 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 17 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.22%) SAS
11 8 (0.19%) LiveLink
12 7 (0.17%) MS Project Server
13 6 (0.15%) Drupal
13 6 (0.15%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.12%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.073%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.073%) Apache
15 3 (0.073%) Documentum
Applications
1 242 (5.87%) MS Project
2 207 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 136 (3.30%) MS Office
4 103 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 80 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.15%) Mingle
8 4 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.073%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.048%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.048%) InDesign
11 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 39 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.41%) SAP BPC
4 17 (0.41%) Agresso
5 15 (0.36%) Primavera
6 13 (0.32%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 12 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 11 (0.27%) Maximo
9 8 (0.19%) SAP HR
9 8 (0.19%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.17%) Exstream
10 7 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.15%) SAP MM
11 6 (0.15%) SAP PP
11 6 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.36%) Office 365
2 43 (1.04%) SaaS
3 30 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.36%) PaaS
6 8 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.15%) IaaS
9 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.097%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.097%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.073%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.048%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.024%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.024%) Lucidchart
13 1 (0.024%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.024%) Veeva
13 1 (0.024%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.024%) Taleo
13 1 (0.024%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.09%) WAN
2 69 (1.67%) LAN
3 61 (1.48%) Firewall
4 42 (1.02%) Intranet
5 41 (0.99%) Internet
6 36 (0.87%) Unified Communications
7 29 (0.70%) SAN
8 28 (0.68%) VoIP
9 22 (0.53%) Network Security
10 21 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (0.51%) Wireless
11 18 (0.44%) MPLS
12 14 (0.34%) TCP/IP
13 12 (0.29%) BGP
14 11 (0.27%) OSPF
15 10 (0.24%) Ethernet
16 9 (0.22%) HTTP
16 9 (0.22%) DNS
16 9 (0.22%) DHCP
16 9 (0.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (0.99%) Big Data
3 39 (0.95%) SQL Server
4 27 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 21 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (0.48%) SAP BW
7 15 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 14 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 11 (0.27%) QlikView
10 10 (0.24%) DB2
11 9 (0.22%) MySQL
12 8 (0.19%) EDRMS
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.19%) IDOL
13 7 (0.17%) DataStage
13 7 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.15%) EDMS
14 6 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.15%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 67 (1.62%) JIRA
2 6 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.097%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.097%) Subversion
4 3 (0.073%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.048%) Selenium
6 1 (0.024%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.024%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.024%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.024%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.024%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.024%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.024%) FogBugz
General
1 1414 (34.29%) Finance
2 820 (19.88%) Banking
3 353 (8.56%) Retail
4 269 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 156 (3.78%) Marketing
6 146 (3.54%) Front Office
7 136 (3.30%) Legal
8 115 (2.79%) Telecoms
9 95 (2.30%) Law
10 76 (1.84%) Back Office
11 74 (1.79%) Retail Banking
12 70 (1.70%) Advertising
13 60 (1.45%) Publishing
14 44 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.80%) Games
17 32 (0.78%) Local Government
18 30 (0.73%) Billing
19 28 (0.68%) Manufacturing
20 27 (0.65%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (1.89%) .NET
2 35 (0.85%) Web Services
3 34 (0.82%) HTML
4 21 (0.51%) Middleware
5 19 (0.46%) XML
6 18 (0.44%) HTML5
7 12 (0.29%) CSS
8 10 (0.24%) Velocity
8 10 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (0.22%) JSON
10 7 (0.17%) XMPP
10 7 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (0.17%) Flash
11 5 (0.12%) J2EE
12 4 (0.097%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.097%) LAMP
12 4 (0.097%) Spring
12 4 (0.097%) REST
13 3 (0.073%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.073%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 270 (6.55%) Data Centre
2 194 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 153 (3.71%) PMI
4 85 (2.06%) NHS
4 85 (2.06%) User Experience
5 82 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 68 (1.65%) Derivative
7 58 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 53 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 51 (1.24%) Fixed Income
10 49 (1.19%) Credit Risk
11 48 (1.16%) Market Risk
12 42 (1.02%) FMCG
13 40 (0.97%) Equities
14 31 (0.75%) Digital Media
15 22 (0.53%) Social Media
15 22 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
16 21 (0.51%) Computer Science
17 20 (0.48%) Mainframe
18 19 (0.46%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 172 (4.17%) Windows
2 68 (1.65%) Linux
3 49 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 45 (1.09%) UNIX
5 32 (0.78%) Android
6 28 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 24 (0.58%) Solaris
8 22 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.15%) AIX
12 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.097%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.097%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.048%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.024%) OS/390
15 1 (0.024%) zOS
15 1 (0.024%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.024%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1928 (46.75%) Project Management
2 1040 (25.22%) PRINCE2
3 938 (22.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 805 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
5 428 (10.38%) Migration
6 293 (7.10%) Scrum
7 223 (5.41%) Change Management
8 195 (4.73%) SDLC
9 192 (4.66%) ITIL
10 191 (4.63%) Risk Management
11 189 (4.58%) Waterfall
12 188 (4.56%) Project Planning
13 184 (4.46%) E-Commerce
14 181 (4.39%) CRM
15 167 (4.05%) Asset Management
16 160 (3.88%) Business Analysis
17 156 (3.78%) Programme Management
18 126 (3.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 120 (2.91%) PRINCE
20 114 (2.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 91 (2.21%) SQL
2 61 (1.48%) Java
3 33 (0.80%) C
4 26 (0.63%) C#
5 12 (0.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (0.29%) VBA
6 11 (0.27%) COBOL
7 10 (0.24%) PL/SQL
8 8 (0.19%) PHP
9 7 (0.17%) VB
10 4 (0.097%) Python
11 3 (0.073%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.073%) NATURAL
11 3 (0.073%) R
12 2 (0.048%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.048%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.048%) Perl
12 2 (0.048%) C++
13 1 (0.024%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.024%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 339 (8.22%) PMI Certification
2 240 (5.82%) PMP
3 226 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 185 (4.49%) Degree
5 125 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 121 (2.93%) Security Cleared
7 87 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 28 (0.68%) APMP
9 27 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (0.53%) ISEB
11 19 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.46%) DV Cleared
12 11 (0.27%) CISSP
13 10 (0.24%) CCNA
14 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.17%) CISM
16 5 (0.12%) CAPM
17 4 (0.097%) CCIE
18 3 (0.073%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (2.45%) QA
2 53 (1.29%) MiFID
3 48 (1.16%) EMIR
4 41 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
5 19 (0.46%) Solvency II
6 17 (0.41%) SLA
7 14 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.32%) P3O
9 12 (0.29%) PMBOK
9 12 (0.29%) FATCA
10 10 (0.24%) Basel III
11 8 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.12%) GxP
14 4 (0.097%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.097%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.097%) CRD IV
15 3 (0.073%) AIFMD
15 3 (0.073%) Basel II
System Software
1 57 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.17%) XenApp
4 5 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.097%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.073%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.048%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.024%) Firmware
8 1 (0.024%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.024%) IAG
8 1 (0.024%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (0.17%) SCCM
1 7 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (0.097%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.073%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.048%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.048%) vMotion
5 2 (0.048%) SCOM
6 1 (0.024%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.024%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.024%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.024%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.024%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.024%) Puppet
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.024%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.024%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.024%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 254 (6.16%) Microsoft
2 200 (4.85%) Oracle
3 174 (4.22%) SAP
4 93 (2.26%) Cisco
5 89 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (1.48%) Citrix
7 55 (1.33%) IBM
7 55 (1.33%) VMware
8 39 (0.95%) HP
9 24 (0.58%) Cognos
10 23 (0.56%) CheckPoint
11 21 (0.51%) Informatica
12 20 (0.48%) Google
13 17 (0.41%) Adobe
14 16 (0.39%) Avaya
14 16 (0.39%) Juniper
14 16 (0.39%) Charles River
14 16 (0.39%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.34%) hybris
15 14 (0.34%) ServiceNow
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
First Point
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + extensions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £290 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sterlings Partnership
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + 12 months term+
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Daily market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 2 days ago