The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1658 2018 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.33% 8.64% 8.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 9.10% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1192 1431 1450
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Median hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +49.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.80 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £124.00 £52.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.79% +19.31%
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
21443 22185 23279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 15665 16113
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 350 441
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 260 £525 +7.14% 39
Canary Wharf -7 19 £439 -12.25%
Feltham +1 12 £440 +8.50%
Croydon -14 11 £365 -28.07%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 8 £336 -7.24% 3
Brentford +6 7 £475 - 1
Bromley +1 7 £425 -10.52%
Wimbledon +3 4 £300 -38.09%
Hammersmith +3 2 £423 -0.58%
Ealing +2 2 £488 +8.33%
Paddington +2 2 - -
Hounslow +1 2 £419 +11.66%
Docklands, London -4 2 £600 +9.09%
Uxbridge -10 2 - -
Southwark - 2 £475 -
Wembley +1 1 £550 +37.50%
Surbiton +1 1 - - 1
Twickenham -3 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Ilford -3 1 £475 -
Harrow -8 1 £350 +7.69%
Westminster -19 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 1481 (47.50%) Project Management
2 1053 (33.77%) Finance
3 857 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
4 763 (24.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 699 (22.42%) PRINCE2
6 542 (17.38%) Banking
7 327 (10.49%) Migration
8 279 (8.95%) Retail
9 248 (7.95%) Waterfall
10 224 (7.18%) Microsoft
11 219 (7.02%) Change Management
12 214 (6.86%) Scrum
13 197 (6.32%) MS Project
14 180 (5.77%) PMP
15 178 (5.71%) Programme Management
15 178 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 176 (5.64%) Data Centre
17 173 (5.55%) PMI Certification
18 169 (5.42%) ITIL
19 168 (5.39%) Project Planning
20 167 (5.36%) MS Excel
21 165 (5.29%) Risk Management
22 154 (4.94%) CRM
23 150 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
24 148 (4.75%) E-Commerce
24 148 (4.75%) Investment Banking
25 137 (4.39%) SDLC
26 136 (4.36%) Business Analysis
27 133 (4.27%) Marketing
28 128 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 127 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.76%) Confluence
3 49 (1.57%) CMS
4 27 (0.87%) Skype for Business
5 16 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 10 (0.32%) Apache
8 9 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.26%) MS Project Server
9 8 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.22%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.22%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.19%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.16%) Drupal
12 5 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 197 (6.32%) MS Project
2 167 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 95 (3.05%) MS Office
4 82 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.096%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.064%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 14 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
8 10 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.32%) SAP CRM
9 9 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (0.26%) SAP HCM
11 7 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
11 7 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
11 7 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.22%) thinkFolio
12 6 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.73%) Office 365
2 47 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (0.96%) SaaS
5 22 (0.71%) PaaS
6 18 (0.58%) IaaS
7 12 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.38%) Route 53
8 9 (0.29%) OneDrive
9 8 (0.26%) Yammer
10 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.13%) Trello
12 3 (0.096%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.064%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.064%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.032%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.60%) WAN
2 46 (1.48%) Intranet
3 42 (1.35%) LAN
4 32 (1.03%) Skype
5 27 (0.87%) Internet
6 26 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (0.77%) Firewall
8 17 (0.55%) Network Security
9 13 (0.42%) HTTP
9 13 (0.42%) SAN
10 12 (0.38%) FTP
11 11 (0.35%) Unified Communications
12 10 (0.32%) Extranet
13 8 (0.26%) MPLS
14 7 (0.22%) IP Telephony
14 7 (0.22%) NAS
14 7 (0.22%) VoIP
15 5 (0.16%) SMS
16 4 (0.13%) VPN
16 4 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (1.03%) Big Data
3 28 (0.90%) SQL Server
4 23 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 13 (0.42%) GIS
6 12 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (0.38%) Power BI
7 9 (0.29%) Data Mining
7 9 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.22%) Adabas
8 7 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.22%) SAP BW
8 7 (0.22%) SAP HANA
9 6 (0.19%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.16%) DB2
10 5 (0.16%) QlikView
10 5 (0.16%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.16%) SAP BI
11 4 (0.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 114 (3.66%) JIRA
2 16 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (0.22%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.16%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.13%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.096%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.096%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (0.096%) Maven
6 3 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.096%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.096%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.064%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.064%) GoCD
7 2 (0.064%) Toad
8 1 (0.032%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.032%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.032%) Selenium
8 1 (0.032%) SoapUI
General
1 1053 (33.77%) Finance
2 542 (17.38%) Banking
3 279 (8.95%) Retail
4 148 (4.75%) Investment Banking
5 133 (4.27%) Marketing
6 118 (3.78%) Front Office
7 104 (3.34%) Legal
8 71 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 62 (1.99%) Law
10 59 (1.89%) Retail Banking
11 56 (1.80%) Financial Institution
12 51 (1.64%) Back Office
13 44 (1.41%) Advertising
14 43 (1.38%) Publishing
15 29 (0.93%) Billing
16 27 (0.87%) Games
17 25 (0.80%) Manufacturing
18 21 (0.67%) French Language
19 20 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
20 18 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (1.38%) .NET
2 30 (0.96%) Middleware
3 27 (0.87%) HTML
4 20 (0.64%) Web Services
5 12 (0.38%) HTML5
6 10 (0.32%) CSS
6 10 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (0.29%) XML
8 8 (0.26%) J2EE
8 8 (0.26%) Velocity
9 6 (0.19%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.16%) Kafka
10 5 (0.16%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.13%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.13%) jQuery
11 4 (0.13%) JSON
11 4 (0.13%) REST
11 4 (0.13%) SOAP
11 4 (0.13%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 176 (5.64%) Data Centre
2 150 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (2.89%) PMI
4 72 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 72 (2.31%) Virtual Team
5 63 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 56 (1.80%) User Experience
7 40 (1.28%) NHS
8 36 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 35 (1.12%) Equities
10 32 (1.03%) Derivative
10 32 (1.03%) Mobile App
11 30 (0.96%) Market Risk
12 26 (0.83%) EPoS
13 24 (0.77%) Computer Science
14 20 (0.64%) Video on Demand
15 19 (0.61%) Credit Risk
15 19 (0.61%) FMCG
15 19 (0.61%) Mainframe
16 15 (0.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 93 (2.98%) Windows
2 37 (1.19%) Unix
3 36 (1.15%) Linux
4 19 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 16 (0.51%) Windows 10
6 14 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.29%) AIX
8 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.13%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.096%) Android
12 2 (0.064%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.032%) CentOS
13 1 (0.032%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.032%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.032%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1481 (47.50%) Project Management
2 857 (27.49%) Agile Software Development
3 763 (24.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 699 (22.42%) PRINCE2
5 327 (10.49%) Migration
6 248 (7.95%) Waterfall
7 219 (7.02%) Change Management
8 214 (6.86%) Scrum
9 178 (5.71%) Programme Management
9 178 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 169 (5.42%) ITIL
11 168 (5.39%) Project Planning
12 165 (5.29%) Risk Management
13 154 (4.94%) CRM
14 148 (4.75%) E-Commerce
15 137 (4.39%) SDLC
16 136 (4.36%) Business Analysis
17 120 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
18 106 (3.40%) Asset Management
19 93 (2.98%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 77 (2.47%) SQL
2 46 (1.48%) Java
3 26 (0.83%) C
4 19 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 17 (0.55%) VBA
6 16 (0.51%) C#
7 10 (0.32%) PHP
8 9 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.22%) C++
10 7 (0.22%) NATURAL
10 7 (0.22%) Python
11 2 (0.064%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.064%) RPG
11 2 (0.064%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.032%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.032%) Pascal
12 1 (0.032%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.032%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.032%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 180 (5.77%) PMP
2 173 (5.55%) PMI Certification
3 128 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 122 (3.91%) Degree
5 121 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 83 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 82 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 40 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (1.09%) APMP
10 23 (0.74%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.67%) CISSP
12 18 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (0.58%) ISEB
13 9 (0.29%) ISSAP
14 8 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
15 6 (0.19%) CISM
15 6 (0.19%) MAPM
16 5 (0.16%) CAPM
17 4 (0.13%) CISA
17 4 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (1.83%) QA
2 44 (1.41%) MiFID
3 17 (0.55%) Solvency II
4 16 (0.51%) EMIR
5 14 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.38%) FATCA
8 11 (0.35%) SEPA
8 11 (0.35%) SLA
9 10 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.19%) Basel III
11 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.16%) COBIT
13 4 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 4 (0.13%) GxP
14 3 (0.096%) AIFMD
14 3 (0.096%) COREP
14 3 (0.096%) UCITS
System Software
1 28 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.45%) Docker
4 9 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.16%) vCloud
6 3 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.064%) HDFS
7 2 (0.064%) RACF
7 2 (0.064%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.064%) XenApp
8 1 (0.032%) ACF2
8 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.032%) StorNext
8 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.48%) Puppet
2 12 (0.38%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.13%) Ansible
4 4 (0.13%) SCCM
5 3 (0.096%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.096%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.064%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.064%) Salt
6 2 (0.064%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.064%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.064%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.032%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.032%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.032%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.032%) Packer
Vendors
1 224 (7.18%) Microsoft
2 122 (3.91%) SAP
3 121 (3.88%) Oracle
4 51 (1.64%) Cisco
5 48 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (1.06%) Citrix
7 27 (0.87%) VMware
8 25 (0.80%) IBM
9 24 (0.77%) Google
10 23 (0.74%) Charles River
11 20 (0.64%) Bloomberg
12 19 (0.61%) ServiceNow
13 18 (0.58%) Adobe
13 18 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 14 (0.45%) hybris
15 12 (0.38%) HP
15 12 (0.38%) Murex
15 12 (0.38%) Sitecore
15 12 (0.38%) WorldPay
16 11 (0.35%) CheckPoint
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vadis People
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market Leading Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £23.28 per hour
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Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
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Rate: £420 - £470 Per Day Ltd Co pay
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £950.00 - £1100.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
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