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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1960 1993 2161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.84% 8.81% 9.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.59% 9.48% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1485 1508
Average daily rate
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£475 £465 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Average hourly rate £26.50 £41.15 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -8.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.15 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.82 £69.75 £87.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 475 £500 - 110
Docklands, London -4 15 £538 -3.58% 2
Croydon -11 15 £495 +33.78% 3
Canary Wharf -4 14 £538 -4.86%
Uxbridge -3 12 £353 +10.31% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +2 9 £375 +18.11% 1
Brentford -3 9 £413 -15.38% 1
Bromley +9 8 £425 +30.76% 1
Hammersmith -3 4 £475 +18.75%
Chiswick +1 3 £130 -
Paddington - 3 £550 -
Chessington - 3 - -
Westminster +3 2 £238 -38.70%
Feltham -3 2 £430 -25.21%
Wembley -3 2 £425 +41.66%
Hackney - 2 £438 -
Clapham - 2 £328 -
Southwark - 2 £356 -
Twickenham - 2 £313 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £413 -
New Malden - 1 £400 - 1
Rainham - 1 £325 -
Hayes - 1 £350 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1686 (45.75%) Project Management
2 1195 (32.43%) Finance
3 956 (25.94%) PRINCE2
4 835 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 749 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
6 720 (19.54%) Banking
7 356 (9.66%) Migration
8 349 (9.47%) Retail
9 275 (7.46%) MS Project
10 273 (7.41%) PMI Certification
11 256 (6.95%) Scrum
12 240 (6.51%) Investment Banking
13 239 (6.49%) Microsoft
14 209 (5.67%) E-Commerce
15 205 (5.56%) PMP
15 205 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 202 (5.48%) Change Management
17 196 (5.32%) MS Excel
18 190 (5.16%) Risk Management
19 181 (4.91%) ITIL
20 175 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
21 174 (4.72%) Degree
22 166 (4.50%) SAP
22 166 (4.50%) Oracle
23 164 (4.45%) Project Planning
24 159 (4.31%) Marketing
25 154 (4.18%) Waterfall
26 153 (4.15%) Windows
27 144 (3.91%) CRM
28 132 (3.58%) MS Office

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 107 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.38%) CMS
3 35 (0.95%) Lync
4 29 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 22 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 19 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.35%) Confluence
8 10 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 9 (0.24%) Drupal
10 8 (0.22%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.19%) SAS
11 7 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.081%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.081%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 275 (7.46%) MS Project
2 196 (5.32%) MS Excel
3 132 (3.58%) MS Office
4 102 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 71 (1.93%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.054%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.054%) Mingle
7 2 (0.054%) SPSS
8 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.027%) InDesign
8 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.49%) ION MarketView
6 13 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.33%) Magento
8 10 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
8 10 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
10 8 (0.22%) SAP BPC
10 8 (0.22%) Agresso
10 8 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.19%) Exstream
11 7 (0.19%) SAP PM
11 7 (0.19%) SAP MM
11 7 (0.19%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.11%) Office 365
1 41 (1.11%) SaaS
2 26 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.27%) PaaS
5 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.16%) Basecamp
6 6 (0.16%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.081%) Trello
8 3 (0.081%) IaaS
9 2 (0.054%) Veeva
9 2 (0.054%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.054%) Taleo
10 1 (0.027%) Force.com
10 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.027%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.85%) WAN
2 55 (1.49%) LAN
3 36 (0.98%) Intranet
4 33 (0.90%) Firewall
5 30 (0.81%) Internet
6 28 (0.76%) Unified Communications
7 25 (0.68%) SAN
8 15 (0.41%) VoIP
9 14 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.33%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.30%) Wireless
12 10 (0.27%) NAS
13 9 (0.24%) Ethernet
13 9 (0.24%) Broadband
14 8 (0.22%) HTTP
14 8 (0.22%) DNS
15 7 (0.19%) VPN
16 6 (0.16%) MVNO
16 6 (0.16%) Network Security
16 6 (0.16%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (1.28%) Big Data
3 44 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 17 (0.46%) SAP BW
4 17 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 16 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.33%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 10 (0.27%) EDRMS
9 9 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.24%) DB2
9 9 (0.24%) DataStage
10 8 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.22%) MySQL
10 8 (0.22%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.22%) IDOL
11 7 (0.19%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (1.60%) JIRA
2 6 (0.16%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.081%) Subversion
5 1 (0.027%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.027%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.027%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.027%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.027%) Selenium
5 1 (0.027%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.027%) Jenkins
General
1 1195 (32.43%) Finance
2 720 (19.54%) Banking
3 349 (9.47%) Retail
4 240 (6.51%) Investment Banking
5 159 (4.31%) Marketing
6 131 (3.55%) Legal
7 117 (3.18%) Telecoms
8 106 (2.88%) Front Office
9 72 (1.95%) Retail Banking
10 66 (1.79%) Law
11 61 (1.66%) Back Office
12 52 (1.41%) Advertising
13 44 (1.19%) Publishing
14 40 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
15 37 (1.00%) Games
16 35 (0.95%) Billing
17 34 (0.92%) French Language
18 32 (0.87%) Financial Institution
19 26 (0.71%) Manufacturing
19 26 (0.71%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.30%) .NET
2 31 (0.84%) Web Services
3 25 (0.68%) Middleware
4 18 (0.49%) XML
5 16 (0.43%) HTML
6 11 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.22%) Velocity
7 8 (0.22%) J2EE
8 7 (0.19%) CSS
9 6 (0.16%) XMPP
9 6 (0.16%) HTML5
9 6 (0.16%) SAP PI
10 5 (0.14%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.14%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.11%) Mason
11 4 (0.11%) SOAP
12 3 (0.081%) LAMP
12 3 (0.081%) EDI
12 3 (0.081%) JSON
12 3 (0.081%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 175 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (2.90%) PMI
3 81 (2.20%) NHS
4 67 (1.82%) Fixed Income
4 67 (1.82%) Derivative
5 66 (1.79%) User Experience
6 62 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 49 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 46 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 43 (1.17%) Equities
9 43 (1.17%) Credit Risk
10 41 (1.11%) FMCG
11 38 (1.03%) Market Risk
12 18 (0.49%) Computer Science
13 17 (0.46%) Online Games
13 17 (0.46%) Digital Media
13 17 (0.46%) Video on Demand
14 16 (0.43%) Online Banking
15 15 (0.41%) EPoS
16 14 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 153 (4.15%) Windows
2 50 (1.36%) UNIX
3 42 (1.14%) Windows 7
4 32 (0.87%) Linux
5 27 (0.73%) Android
6 22 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.19%) Solaris
11 6 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.11%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.081%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.054%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.054%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.027%) SUSE
15 1 (0.027%) NetWare
15 1 (0.027%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1686 (45.75%) Project Management
2 956 (25.94%) PRINCE2
3 835 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 749 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
5 356 (9.66%) Migration
6 256 (6.95%) Scrum
7 209 (5.67%) E-Commerce
8 202 (5.48%) Change Management
9 190 (5.16%) Risk Management
10 181 (4.91%) ITIL
11 164 (4.45%) Project Planning
12 154 (4.18%) Waterfall
13 144 (3.91%) CRM
14 123 (3.34%) Asset Management
15 122 (3.31%) Business Analysis
16 109 (2.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 107 (2.90%) Programme Management
18 104 (2.82%) Change Control
19 99 (2.69%) Business Intelligence
20 98 (2.66%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 77 (2.09%) SQL
2 63 (1.71%) Java
3 25 (0.68%) C
4 19 (0.52%) C#
5 11 (0.30%) JavaScript
5 11 (0.30%) PHP
6 8 (0.22%) ABAP
7 7 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 7 (0.19%) COBOL
8 6 (0.16%) Python
9 3 (0.081%) VBA
9 3 (0.081%) C++
9 3 (0.081%) Ruby
10 2 (0.054%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.054%) VB
11 1 (0.027%) XAML
11 1 (0.027%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.027%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.027%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.027%) Perl
Qualifications
1 273 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 205 (5.56%) PMP
2 205 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 174 (4.72%) Degree
4 124 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 102 (2.77%) Security Cleared
6 69 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 34 (0.92%) APMP
8 26 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 19 (0.52%) CISSP
10 18 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.30%) CISM
12 11 (0.30%) ISEB
13 10 (0.27%) CCNA
14 9 (0.24%) CISA
15 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
16 6 (0.16%) MBA
17 5 (0.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.14%) QA
2 33 (0.90%) Solvency II
3 26 (0.71%) MiFID
3 26 (0.71%) EMIR
4 24 (0.65%) FATCA
5 22 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 15 (0.41%) PMBOK
7 14 (0.38%) SLA
8 12 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.27%) P3O
9 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.19%) Basel II
11 7 (0.19%) Basel III
11 7 (0.19%) COBIT
12 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 3 (0.081%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.081%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.054%) CRD IV
System Software
1 52 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.22%) XenApp
4 3 (0.081%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.081%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.054%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.054%) vSphere
5 2 (0.054%) SRDF
6 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.027%) Firmware
6 1 (0.027%) vCloud
6 1 (0.027%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.027%) IAG
6 1 (0.027%) Xen
6 1 (0.027%) HDFS
6 1 (0.027%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.27%) SCCM
2 6 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (0.081%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.081%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.081%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.054%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.054%) SCOM
6 1 (0.027%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.027%) MOM
6 1 (0.027%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.027%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.027%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.027%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.027%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.027%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 239 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 166 (4.50%) SAP
2 166 (4.50%) Oracle
3 72 (1.95%) Cisco
4 66 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 59 (1.60%) VMware
6 57 (1.55%) Citrix
7 53 (1.44%) IBM
8 34 (0.92%) HP
9 31 (0.84%) Cognos
10 23 (0.62%) ServiceNow
11 22 (0.60%) ION Trading
12 20 (0.54%) Adobe
13 17 (0.46%) Business Objects
14 15 (0.41%) Avaya
14 15 (0.41%) Google
15 12 (0.33%) Informatica
15 12 (0.33%) BT
16 11 (0.30%) EMC
16 11 (0.30%) Lotus
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