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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 23 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1460 2068 1961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.84% 8.85% 8.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.19% 9.35% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1499 1470
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.28 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +61.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.81 £23.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.80 £92.50 £45.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.85%
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
20317 22109 22210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 15413 15473
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 376 404
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -10 216 £525 +5.00% 59
Bromley +5 22 £538 +25.00%
Canary Wharf -5 15 £459 -3.42%
Croydon -8 11 £345 -29.23% 4
Ealing +6 8 £400 -
Brentford +2 8 £475 +7.64% 2
Uxbridge +1 8 £550 +57.14%
Beckenham - 8 £375 -
Feltham +3 3 £475 +5.55%
Hounslow - 3 £438 - 1
Hammersmith +3 2 £500 +5.26%
Twickenham -4 2 £438 -2.77%
Westminster -17 2 £600 +152.63%
Ilford +2 1 - -
Wimbledon -3 1 £400 -11.11%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 - - 6
Docklands, London -10 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £515 -
Southall - 1 £525 -
Harrow - 1 £220 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1634 (49.00%) Project Management
2 1122 (33.64%) Finance
3 896 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
4 862 (25.85%) PRINCE2
5 846 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 560 (16.79%) Banking
7 363 (10.88%) Migration
8 292 (8.76%) Retail
9 269 (8.07%) PMI Certification
10 251 (7.53%) Change Management
11 238 (7.14%) Scrum
12 237 (7.11%) Waterfall
13 235 (7.05%) MS Project
14 215 (6.45%) Microsoft
15 206 (6.18%) PMP
16 183 (5.49%) Risk Management
17 179 (5.37%) Data Centre
18 177 (5.31%) ITIL
19 172 (5.16%) E-Commerce
19 172 (5.16%) Investment Banking
20 163 (4.89%) Degree
21 161 (4.83%) Security Cleared
21 161 (4.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 159 (4.77%) SDLC
23 155 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
23 155 (4.65%) Project Planning
24 153 (4.59%) Oracle
25 152 (4.56%) CRM
26 145 (4.35%) MS Excel
26 145 (4.35%) 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
1 104 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 52 (1.56%) CMS
3 49 (1.47%) Confluence
4 23 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 23 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 11 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.30%) MS Project Server
7 8 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.24%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.15%) Apache
10 4 (0.12%) Drupal
10 4 (0.12%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.090%) Documentum
11 3 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.090%) JBoss
11 3 (0.090%) Tomcat
Applications
1 235 (7.05%) MS Project
2 145 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 100 (3.00%) MS Office
4 84 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 57 (1.71%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.030%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 34 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
4 12 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.27%) Summit
7 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.18%) CA PPM
8 6 (0.18%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.15%) Eloqua
9 5 (0.15%) Magento
9 5 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 92 (2.76%) Office 365
2 47 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.75%) SaaS
5 11 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.30%) OneDrive
7 9 (0.27%) Yammer
8 7 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.18%) PaaS
9 6 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.12%) IaaS
12 2 (0.060%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.060%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.060%) Veeva
13 1 (0.030%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.030%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.030%) iTunes
13 1 (0.030%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.030%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 71 (2.13%) WAN
2 60 (1.80%) LAN
3 36 (1.08%) Intranet
4 32 (0.96%) Firewall
5 28 (0.84%) Internet
6 27 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (0.60%) Unified Communications
8 19 (0.57%) VoIP
9 18 (0.54%) Skype
10 17 (0.51%) SAN
11 15 (0.45%) VPN
12 13 (0.39%) Wireless
13 11 (0.33%) Network Security
14 9 (0.27%) FTP
15 8 (0.24%) HTTP
15 8 (0.24%) VLAN
16 6 (0.18%) 4G
16 6 (0.18%) MPLS
16 6 (0.18%) NAS
16 6 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 26 (0.78%) Big Data
4 18 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 15 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 11 (0.33%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.24%) DataStage
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.24%) Power BI
10 7 (0.21%) QlikView
11 6 (0.18%) DB2
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.15%) MySQL
12 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.12%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.12%) MS Access
13 4 (0.12%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 90 (2.70%) JIRA
2 5 (0.15%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.090%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.030%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.030%) GoCD
4 1 (0.030%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.030%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.030%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.030%) MSI
4 1 (0.030%) Selenium
4 1 (0.030%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.030%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.030%) VersionOne
General
1 1122 (33.64%) Finance
2 560 (16.79%) Banking
3 292 (8.76%) Retail
4 172 (5.16%) Investment Banking
5 124 (3.72%) Marketing
6 116 (3.48%) Front Office
7 111 (3.33%) Legal
8 97 (2.91%) Telecoms
9 86 (2.58%) Law
10 67 (2.01%) Advertising
11 57 (1.71%) Financial Institution
12 51 (1.53%) Retail Banking
13 46 (1.38%) Back Office
14 35 (1.05%) Publishing
15 29 (0.87%) Games
16 27 (0.81%) Billing
17 26 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
18 22 (0.66%) Manufacturing
19 12 (0.36%) Automotive
20 11 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (1.62%) .NET
2 29 (0.87%) HTML
3 28 (0.84%) Web Services
4 24 (0.72%) Middleware
5 18 (0.54%) XML
6 17 (0.51%) J2EE
7 13 (0.39%) Velocity
8 11 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (0.30%) Apache Flex
9 10 (0.30%) HTML5
10 8 (0.24%) CSS
11 7 (0.21%) REST
11 7 (0.21%) SOAP
12 6 (0.18%) JSP
13 5 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.15%) SailPoint
14 4 (0.12%) COM
14 4 (0.12%) JSON
14 4 (0.12%) XBRL
15 3 (0.090%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 179 (5.37%) Data Centre
2 155 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (3.78%) PMI
4 85 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 65 (1.95%) Virtual Team
6 62 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 60 (1.80%) User Experience
8 48 (1.44%) Equities
9 46 (1.38%) Derivative
10 45 (1.35%) NHS
11 41 (1.23%) Fixed Income
12 38 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 27 (0.81%) FMCG
14 26 (0.78%) Market Risk
15 23 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
16 22 (0.66%) Video on Demand
17 19 (0.57%) Computer Science
18 18 (0.54%) EPoS
19 16 (0.48%) Credit Risk
19 16 (0.48%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 112 (3.36%) Windows
2 39 (1.17%) Unix
3 31 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 24 (0.72%) Linux
5 18 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 13 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.27%) AIX
9 8 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.21%) Android
10 7 (0.21%) Solaris
11 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.15%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.090%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.090%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.060%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.030%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.030%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1634 (49.00%) Project Management
2 896 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 862 (25.85%) PRINCE2
4 846 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 363 (10.88%) Migration
6 251 (7.53%) Change Management
7 238 (7.14%) Scrum
8 237 (7.11%) Waterfall
9 183 (5.49%) Risk Management
10 177 (5.31%) ITIL
11 172 (5.16%) E-Commerce
12 161 (4.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 159 (4.77%) SDLC
14 155 (4.65%) Project Planning
15 152 (4.56%) CRM
16 135 (4.05%) Business Analysis
17 129 (3.87%) Programme Management
18 126 (3.78%) Asset Management
19 123 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
20 121 (3.63%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 82 (2.46%) SQL
2 64 (1.92%) Java
3 29 (0.87%) C
4 20 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 17 (0.51%) C#
6 10 (0.30%) C++
7 8 (0.24%) PL/SQL
8 7 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.15%) PHP
9 5 (0.15%) Python
9 5 (0.15%) VBA
10 2 (0.060%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.060%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.060%) RPG
10 2 (0.060%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.030%) Ruby
11 1 (0.030%) Scala
Qualifications
1 269 (8.07%) PMI Certification
2 206 (6.18%) PMP
3 163 (4.89%) Degree
4 161 (4.83%) Security Cleared
5 145 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 139 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 102 (3.06%) SC Cleared
8 38 (1.14%) APMP
9 36 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (0.75%) DV Cleared
11 22 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
12 13 (0.39%) ISEB
13 11 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
14 9 (0.27%) CISSP
15 7 (0.21%) CAPM
16 6 (0.18%) CIMA
16 6 (0.18%) DBS Check
16 6 (0.18%) ISSAP
17 5 (0.15%) MAPM
18 4 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (1.80%) QA
2 51 (1.53%) MiFID
3 24 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 22 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 19 (0.57%) SEPA
6 17 (0.51%) EMIR
6 17 (0.51%) Solvency II
7 16 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.39%) PMBOK
8 13 (0.39%) SLA
9 12 (0.36%) COBIT
9 12 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.30%) FATCA
10 10 (0.30%) UCITS
11 9 (0.27%) PCI DSS
12 7 (0.21%) AIFMD
13 6 (0.18%) Basel III
14 4 (0.12%) CRD IV
15 3 (0.090%) COREP
15 3 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.18%) vCloud
4 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.090%) RACF
7 2 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.030%) ACF2
8 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.030%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.030%) UAG
8 1 (0.030%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.030%) XenApp
8 1 (0.030%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (0.15%) SCCM
2 3 (0.090%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (0.060%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.060%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.060%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.060%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.060%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.060%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.060%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.030%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.030%) Ansible
4 1 (0.030%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.030%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.030%) EnCase
4 1 (0.030%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.030%) FTK
4 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.030%) Packer
Vendors
1 215 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 153 (4.59%) Oracle
3 124 (3.72%) SAP
4 52 (1.56%) Cisco
5 45 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 40 (1.20%) VMware
7 38 (1.14%) Citrix
8 30 (0.90%) IBM
9 28 (0.84%) Adobe
9 28 (0.84%) Google
10 26 (0.78%) Murex
11 18 (0.54%) hybris
12 16 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.48%) Cognos
13 15 (0.45%) Bloomberg
13 15 (0.45%) Charles River
13 15 (0.45%) HP
13 15 (0.45%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.39%) ATG
14 13 (0.39%) BT
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Baltimore
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £650 to £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago