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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2060 1955 2267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.53% 9.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.60% 9.18% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 1455 1628
Average daily rate
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£465 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £42.28 £25.00 £53.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.10% -53.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £38.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £33.15 £68.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 0 511 £488 +2.63% 132
Canary Wharf +7 29 £475 -2.56%
Docklands, London +4 22 £500 -14.34%
Brentford +5 13 £441 -9.48%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 13 £365 +16.47% 3
Uxbridge -1 12 £350 -9.09% 2
Croydon -17 6 £488 +31.75% 1
Twickenham - 6 £450 -
Bromley -1 4 £430 +22.85% 1
Feltham -2 4 £393 -15.48%
Paddington -7 3 £550 +37.50%
Hackney - 3 £425 -
Ilford - 3 £375 - 1
Westminster 0 2 £238 -51.89%
Ealing -5 2 - - 3
Hammersmith -7 2 £475 +18.75%
Wimbledon - 2 £450 -
Wembley - 2 £425 -
Harrow +2 1 £400 -17.09% 1
Hayes - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £325 - 1
Hendon - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1829 (46.13%) Project Management
2 1316 (33.19%) Finance
3 996 (25.12%) PRINCE2
4 905 (22.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 829 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
6 784 (19.77%) Banking
7 384 (9.68%) Retail
8 382 (9.63%) Migration
9 302 (7.62%) Scrum
10 289 (7.29%) PMI Certification
11 287 (7.24%) MS Project
12 255 (6.43%) Data Centre
13 254 (6.41%) Microsoft
14 249 (6.28%) Investment Banking
15 228 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 219 (5.52%) Change Management
17 215 (5.42%) PMP
18 207 (5.22%) E-Commerce
19 204 (5.15%) Risk Management
20 200 (5.04%) MS Excel
21 193 (4.87%) Degree
22 192 (4.84%) ITIL
23 190 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
24 180 (4.54%) Oracle
25 179 (4.51%) Waterfall
26 171 (4.31%) Marketing
27 170 (4.29%) Project Planning
27 170 (4.29%) SDLC
28 166 (4.19%) SAP
29 161 (4.06%) CRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 99 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 61 (1.54%) CMS
3 36 (0.91%) Lync
4 31 (0.78%) Confluence
5 26 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 23 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 22 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.23%) SAS
9 8 (0.20%) MS Project Server
9 8 (0.20%) Drupal
10 7 (0.18%) LiveLink
10 7 (0.18%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.076%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.076%) Documentum
13 3 (0.076%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.076%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 287 (7.24%) MS Project
2 200 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 145 (3.66%) MS Office
4 101 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 67 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.10%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.050%) Mingle
8 2 (0.050%) SPSS
8 2 (0.050%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.050%) InDesign
9 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 41 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
6 12 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.30%) ION MarketView
7 11 (0.28%) Agresso
7 11 (0.28%) Magento
7 11 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
8 10 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
9 9 (0.23%) Maximo
9 9 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.23%) SAP MM
9 9 (0.23%) SAP PP
10 8 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
11 7 (0.18%) SAP SD
11 7 (0.18%) SAP PM
11 7 (0.18%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.11%) Office 365
2 40 (1.01%) SaaS
3 26 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.30%) PaaS
6 10 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.15%) Basecamp
7 6 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.076%) Trello
8 3 (0.076%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.050%) IaaS
9 2 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.050%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.025%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.025%) Veeva
10 1 (0.025%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.025%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 76 (1.92%) WAN
2 57 (1.44%) LAN
3 44 (1.11%) Intranet
4 43 (1.08%) Firewall
5 39 (0.98%) Internet
6 30 (0.76%) SAN
6 30 (0.76%) Unified Communications
7 20 (0.50%) VoIP
8 18 (0.45%) Wireless
9 17 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (0.38%) DNS
10 15 (0.38%) Ethernet
11 14 (0.35%) TCP/IP
12 10 (0.25%) HTTP
12 10 (0.25%) DHCP
12 10 (0.25%) NAS
13 9 (0.23%) Broadband
14 8 (0.20%) Network Security
15 7 (0.18%) MVNO
15 7 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (1.29%) Big Data
3 45 (1.13%) SQL Server
4 20 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 17 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 14 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (0.33%) Data Mining
7 13 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 12 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (0.28%) DB2
9 11 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.25%) EDRMS
10 10 (0.25%) SAP BW
10 10 (0.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.20%) SAP HANA
11 8 (0.20%) DataStage
11 8 (0.20%) MySQL
11 8 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.20%) IDOL
12 7 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 71 (1.79%) JIRA
2 4 (0.10%) Subversion
3 3 (0.076%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.050%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.050%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.050%) Selenium
5 1 (0.025%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.025%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.025%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.025%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.025%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.025%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.025%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1316 (33.19%) Finance
2 784 (19.77%) Banking
3 384 (9.68%) Retail
4 249 (6.28%) Investment Banking
5 171 (4.31%) Marketing
6 131 (3.30%) Legal
7 124 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 123 (3.10%) Front Office
9 82 (2.07%) Law
10 81 (2.04%) Retail Banking
11 69 (1.74%) Back Office
12 56 (1.41%) Advertising
13 46 (1.16%) Publishing
14 41 (1.03%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.96%) Games
16 37 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.81%) Local Government
18 29 (0.73%) Manufacturing
19 27 (0.68%) Billing
20 20 (0.50%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (1.61%) .NET
2 37 (0.93%) Web Services
3 25 (0.63%) HTML
3 25 (0.63%) Middleware
4 21 (0.53%) XML
5 12 (0.30%) CSS
6 10 (0.25%) Velocity
6 10 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (0.25%) HTML5
7 9 (0.23%) JSON
8 8 (0.20%) J2EE
9 7 (0.18%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.15%) XMPP
11 5 (0.13%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.10%) SOAP
12 4 (0.10%) DOM
12 4 (0.10%) SAP PI
13 3 (0.076%) REST
13 3 (0.076%) EDI
13 3 (0.076%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 255 (6.43%) Data Centre
2 190 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 123 (3.10%) PMI
4 82 (2.07%) NHS
5 75 (1.89%) User Experience
6 72 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 70 (1.77%) Derivative
8 63 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 57 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 56 (1.41%) Mobile App
11 50 (1.26%) Credit Risk
12 47 (1.19%) Market Risk
12 47 (1.19%) FMCG
13 45 (1.13%) Equities
14 22 (0.55%) Digital Media
15 21 (0.53%) Online Banking
16 20 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
16 20 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.48%) Social Media
18 18 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 157 (3.96%) Windows
2 54 (1.36%) UNIX
3 45 (1.13%) Windows 7
4 44 (1.11%) Linux
5 31 (0.78%) Android
6 28 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 21 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.30%) Solaris
9 7 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.076%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.076%) AIX
12 3 (0.076%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.050%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.050%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.025%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1829 (46.13%) Project Management
2 996 (25.12%) PRINCE2
3 905 (22.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 829 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
5 382 (9.63%) Migration
6 302 (7.62%) Scrum
7 219 (5.52%) Change Management
8 207 (5.22%) E-Commerce
9 204 (5.15%) Risk Management
10 192 (4.84%) ITIL
11 179 (4.51%) Waterfall
12 170 (4.29%) SDLC
12 170 (4.29%) Project Planning
13 161 (4.06%) CRM
14 152 (3.83%) Asset Management
15 141 (3.56%) Business Analysis
16 129 (3.25%) Programme Management
17 122 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 112 (2.82%) Change Control
19 105 (2.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 92 (2.32%) SQL
2 70 (1.77%) Java
3 25 (0.63%) C
4 20 (0.50%) C#
5 12 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 11 (0.28%) COBOL
7 10 (0.25%) PHP
8 8 (0.20%) VB
9 7 (0.18%) ABAP
10 6 (0.15%) Python
10 6 (0.15%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.13%) VBA
12 3 (0.076%) NATURAL
12 3 (0.076%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.076%) Ruby
13 2 (0.050%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.050%) R
13 2 (0.050%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.050%) Perl
14 1 (0.025%) C++
Qualifications
1 289 (7.29%) PMI Certification
2 228 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 215 (5.42%) PMP
4 193 (4.87%) Degree
5 112 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 108 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 74 (1.87%) SC Cleared
8 25 (0.63%) APMP
9 23 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 19 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.40%) CISSP
13 12 (0.30%) CCNA
14 10 (0.25%) ISEB
14 10 (0.25%) CISA
14 10 (0.25%) CISM
15 7 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.15%) MBA
17 5 (0.13%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (2.22%) QA
2 40 (1.01%) MiFID
3 33 (0.83%) EMIR
4 31 (0.78%) Solvency II
5 28 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
6 27 (0.68%) FATCA
7 18 (0.45%) SLA
8 15 (0.38%) PMBOK
9 13 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.25%) P3O
12 7 (0.18%) Basel III
12 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (0.18%) COBIT
12 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.13%) Basel II
14 3 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.076%) GxP
14 3 (0.076%) AIFMD
System Software
1 58 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.15%) XenApp
4 3 (0.076%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.076%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.025%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.025%) SRDF
5 1 (0.025%) vSphere
5 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.025%) IAG
5 1 (0.025%) HDFS
5 1 (0.025%) Firmware
5 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.25%) SCCM
2 6 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (0.076%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.076%) SCOM
4 3 (0.076%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.050%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.025%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.025%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.025%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.025%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.025%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.025%) MOM
6 1 (0.025%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.025%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.025%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.025%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.025%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 254 (6.41%) Microsoft
2 180 (4.54%) Oracle
3 166 (4.19%) SAP
4 77 (1.94%) Cisco
5 71 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 54 (1.36%) VMware
6 54 (1.36%) Citrix
7 46 (1.16%) IBM
8 33 (0.83%) HP
9 30 (0.76%) Cognos
10 25 (0.63%) ServiceNow
11 22 (0.55%) Adobe
12 21 (0.53%) Informatica
13 20 (0.50%) Google
14 18 (0.45%) Business Objects
15 16 (0.40%) Charles River
16 14 (0.35%) Avaya
16 14 (0.35%) ION Trading
17 13 (0.33%) Atlassian
17 13 (0.33%) CheckPoint
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