The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 15 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2176 1935 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.98% 8.95% 9.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.70% 9.64% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1384 1870
Average daily rate £475 £496 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 12
Average hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £29.20 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £90.00 £53.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Project Manager
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 567 £504 +0.75% 121
Docklands, London 0 30 £550 +18.91% 2
Canary Wharf +6 15 £558 +12.06%
Uxbridge +2 14 £365 -14.11%
Croydon 0 13 £370 -26.00% 1
Brentford -2 9 £488 -7.14%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 7 £314 - 4
Romford - 3 £550 -
Bromley -1 2 £300 -45.45% 3
Paddington 0 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £550 -
Surbiton - 1 £425 -
Twickenham - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1909 (45.86%) Project Management
2 1324 (31.80%) Finance
3 1112 (26.71%) PRINCE2
4 874 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 873 (20.97%) Banking
6 407 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
7 402 (9.66%) Investment Banking
8 397 (9.54%) Migration
9 329 (7.90%) Retail
10 275 (6.61%) Change Management
11 271 (6.51%) PMI Certification
12 240 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 236 (5.67%) Scrum
14 233 (5.60%) Oracle
14 233 (5.60%) E-Commerce
15 220 (5.28%) ITIL
16 213 (5.12%) SAP
16 213 (5.12%) Front Office
17 212 (5.09%) Risk Management
18 203 (4.88%) Microsoft
19 199 (4.78%) CRM
20 190 (4.56%) MS Project
21 183 (4.40%) PMP
22 182 (4.37%) Degree
23 180 (4.32%) Business Analysis
24 169 (4.06%) MS Excel
25 167 (4.01%) Asset Management
26 159 (3.82%) Project Planning
27 157 (3.77%) Waterfall
28 144 (3.46%) Security Cleared

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 116 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.13%) CMS
3 41 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 24 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 22 (0.53%) Lync
6 18 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (0.26%) Drupal
8 10 (0.24%) MS Project Server
9 9 (0.22%) FileNet
9 9 (0.22%) WordPress
10 8 (0.19%) Documentum
10 8 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.17%) Confluence
11 7 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.14%) SAS
13 5 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 190 (4.56%) MS Project
2 169 (4.06%) MS Excel
3 96 (2.31%) MS Office
4 90 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.072%) Mingle
9 1 (0.024%) Weka
9 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.024%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 43 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.55%) Magento
2 23 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
3 17 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 15 (0.36%) Temenos T24
4 15 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (0.36%) FLEXCUBE
5 13 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 13 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 12 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
8 10 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
9 9 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 8 (0.19%) SAP HR
10 8 (0.19%) Endur
10 8 (0.19%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 36 (0.86%) SaaS
2 19 (0.46%) Office 365
3 8 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.14%) PaaS
6 5 (0.12%) Force.com
7 4 (0.096%) Taleo
7 4 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.072%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.072%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.048%) IaaS
10 1 (0.024%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.15%) Internet
2 41 (0.98%) Intranet
3 38 (0.91%) WAN
4 27 (0.65%) LAN
5 24 (0.58%) VoIP
5 24 (0.58%) Firewall
6 22 (0.53%) SAN
7 16 (0.38%) FTP
8 15 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (0.36%) NFC
8 15 (0.36%) Unified Communications
9 11 (0.26%) Wireless
9 11 (0.26%) DNS
10 10 (0.24%) VPN
10 10 (0.24%) MPLS
11 9 (0.22%) HTTP
12 8 (0.19%) Extranet
13 7 (0.17%) Network Security
14 6 (0.14%) NAS
14 6 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 24 (0.58%) QlikView
4 21 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 19 (0.46%) SAP BW
6 17 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 17 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (0.31%) Big Data
9 11 (0.26%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.22%) EDRMS
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.19%) SAP BI
12 7 (0.17%) DB2
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.096%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (0.86%) JIRA
2 10 (0.24%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.096%) JUnit
4 3 (0.072%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.048%) PhoneGap
5 2 (0.048%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.048%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.024%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.024%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.024%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.024%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.024%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.024%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.024%) Grunt
6 1 (0.024%) SAP CE
6 1 (0.024%) Hudson
General
1 1324 (31.80%) Finance
2 873 (20.97%) Banking
3 402 (9.66%) Investment Banking
4 329 (7.90%) Retail
5 213 (5.12%) Front Office
6 121 (2.91%) Back Office
7 120 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 117 (2.81%) Legal
8 117 (2.81%) Marketing
9 104 (2.50%) Retail Banking
10 75 (1.80%) Financial Institution
11 71 (1.71%) Publishing
12 63 (1.51%) Advertising
13 40 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 39 (0.94%) Law
15 28 (0.67%) General Ledger
16 24 (0.58%) Manufacturing
16 24 (0.58%) Games
17 22 (0.53%) French Language
18 21 (0.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (1.51%) .NET
2 42 (1.01%) HTML
3 36 (0.86%) XML
4 34 (0.82%) J2EE
5 30 (0.72%) Web Services
6 19 (0.46%) Middleware
7 17 (0.41%) CSS
7 17 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (0.38%) HTML5
9 13 (0.31%) Apache Flex
10 10 (0.24%) Flash
11 9 (0.22%) Mason
12 8 (0.19%) LAMP
12 8 (0.19%) JRules
12 8 (0.19%) Spring
13 7 (0.17%) XSLT
14 6 (0.14%) WAP
14 6 (0.14%) ASP.NET
15 5 (0.12%) SOAP
15 5 (0.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 141 (3.39%) PMI
1 141 (3.39%) NHS
2 100 (2.40%) Derivative
3 94 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 90 (2.16%) Fixed Income
5 81 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 70 (1.68%) Equities
7 69 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 61 (1.47%) Market Risk
9 46 (1.10%) Credit Risk
10 36 (0.86%) Reference Data
11 32 (0.77%) Social Media
12 31 (0.74%) Digital Media
13 23 (0.55%) Hedge funds
13 23 (0.55%) FMCG
14 21 (0.50%) Statistics
15 20 (0.48%) Computer Science
15 20 (0.48%) EPoS
16 18 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
16 18 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 128 (3.07%) Windows
2 68 (1.63%) UNIX
3 45 (1.08%) Windows 7
4 42 (1.01%) Linux
5 32 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.65%) Android
7 22 (0.53%) Solaris
8 10 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.072%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.048%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.048%) HPUX
12 2 (0.048%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.024%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.024%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.024%) AIX
13 1 (0.024%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1909 (45.86%) Project Management
2 1112 (26.71%) PRINCE2
3 874 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 407 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
5 397 (9.54%) Migration
6 275 (6.61%) Change Management
7 236 (5.67%) Scrum
8 233 (5.60%) E-Commerce
9 220 (5.28%) ITIL
10 212 (5.09%) Risk Management
11 199 (4.78%) CRM
12 180 (4.32%) Business Analysis
13 167 (4.01%) Asset Management
14 159 (3.82%) Project Planning
15 157 (3.77%) Waterfall
16 142 (3.41%) PRINCE
17 128 (3.07%) Change Control
18 119 (2.86%) ERP
19 114 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
19 114 (2.74%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (3.12%) SQL
2 91 (2.19%) Java
3 31 (0.74%) C
4 29 (0.70%) PHP
5 27 (0.65%) C#
6 24 (0.58%) JavaScript
7 14 (0.34%) VBA
8 8 (0.19%) R
9 7 (0.17%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.12%) VB
11 4 (0.096%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.096%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.072%) Perl
12 3 (0.072%) C++
12 3 (0.072%) Python
12 3 (0.072%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.072%) ABAP
12 3 (0.072%) Ruby
13 2 (0.048%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (0.048%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 271 (6.51%) PMI Certification
2 240 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 183 (4.40%) PMP
4 182 (4.37%) Degree
5 144 (3.46%) Security Cleared
6 121 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 101 (2.43%) SC Cleared
8 31 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (0.48%) APMP
11 19 (0.46%) CISSP
12 14 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
13 13 (0.31%) ISEB
14 12 (0.29%) CISA
15 11 (0.26%) CIMA
16 9 (0.22%) ACCA
17 8 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 7 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
18 7 (0.17%) GIAC
19 6 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (2.28%) QA
2 80 (1.92%) EMIR
3 72 (1.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 25 (0.60%) MiFID
5 24 (0.58%) SLA
6 16 (0.38%) FATCA
7 10 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.22%) Basel III
8 9 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.19%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.12%) RosettaNet
11 5 (0.12%) WCAG
11 5 (0.12%) WAI
11 5 (0.12%) COBIT
12 4 (0.096%) COREP
13 3 (0.072%) FINREP
13 3 (0.072%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 49 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.14%) XenApp
5 4 (0.096%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.072%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (0.072%) UAG
6 3 (0.072%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.048%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.024%) vCloud
8 1 (0.024%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.17%) SCCM
2 6 (0.14%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.048%) SCOM
4 2 (0.048%) OpenView
4 2 (0.048%) Puppet
4 2 (0.048%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.048%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.024%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.024%) Sun Identity Manager
5 1 (0.024%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.024%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 233 (5.60%) Oracle
2 213 (5.12%) SAP
3 203 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 70 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 59 (1.42%) Cisco
5 59 (1.42%) VMware
6 54 (1.30%) IBM
7 53 (1.27%) Citrix
8 38 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
9 27 (0.65%) Siebel
9 27 (0.65%) EMC
10 26 (0.62%) Business Objects
11 24 (0.58%) Murex
12 21 (0.50%) HP
12 21 (0.50%) JD Edwards
13 18 (0.43%) Sybase
14 17 (0.41%) Avaya
15 16 (0.38%) Cognos
15 16 (0.38%) ATG
15 16 (0.38%) Northgate
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Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
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Rate: £475 - £550 per day
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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