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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 19 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1818 2151 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.62% 8.63% 8.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.26% 9.25% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1570 1279
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 13
Average hourly rate £31.75 £31.25 £51.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -39.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.72 £20.25 £36.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.13 £42.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +21.53%
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
22006 23242 21227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.27% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15809 16053 14146
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 385 524
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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
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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 -3 417 £475 -5.09% 126
Croydon +11 34 £475 +7.95% 1
Uxbridge -3 12 £400 -4.19% 1
Docklands, London -2 10 £625 +13.63% 1
Canary Wharf -2 9 £330 -49.23%
Hammersmith +2 7 £400 +100.00%
Brentford -9 5 £364 -16.85% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -3 4 £365 +4.28%
Wembley -2 3 £300 -
Twickenham +6 2 £360 +1.40% 1
Romford +3 1 £625 - 1
Ealing +2 1 £413 -8.33%
Hounslow -1 1 £400 -14.89% 1
South Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1796 (46.34%) Project Management
2 1226 (31.63%) Finance
3 1028 (26.52%) PRINCE2
4 829 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 755 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
6 741 (19.12%) Banking
7 362 (9.34%) Migration
7 362 (9.34%) Retail
8 305 (7.87%) Investment Banking
9 239 (6.17%) MS Project
10 238 (6.14%) Microsoft
10 238 (6.14%) Scrum
11 235 (6.06%) Change Management
12 223 (5.75%) E-Commerce
13 218 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 217 (5.60%) Risk Management
15 215 (5.55%) Project Planning
16 214 (5.52%) ITIL
17 205 (5.29%) PMI Certification
18 196 (5.06%) SAP
19 183 (4.72%) Degree
20 180 (4.64%) MS Excel
21 176 (4.54%) Business Analysis
22 172 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
23 168 (4.33%) CRM
24 164 (4.23%) Oracle
25 150 (3.87%) Front Office
25 150 (3.87%) PMP
26 149 (3.84%) Security Cleared
27 143 (3.69%) Windows

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 125 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.47%) CMS
3 35 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 25 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (0.59%) Lync
6 18 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.31%) SAS
8 9 (0.23%) FileNet
9 8 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.21%) MS Project Server
9 8 (0.21%) Drupal
10 7 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.13%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.13%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.10%) Documentum
13 4 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 239 (6.17%) MS Project
2 180 (4.64%) MS Excel
3 127 (3.28%) MS Office
4 108 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 68 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.10%) InDesign
9 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.026%) SPSS
10 1 (0.026%) FastStats
10 1 (0.026%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 49 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.36%) Agresso
5 12 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.28%) Endur
7 10 (0.26%) SAP SD
7 10 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.26%) ResourceLink
7 10 (0.26%) Magento
7 10 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.21%) ION MarketView
8 8 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
8 8 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.15%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 35 (0.90%) SaaS
2 19 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (0.44%) Office 365
4 13 (0.34%) Force.com
5 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.21%) PaaS
6 5 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.052%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.026%) IaaS
8 1 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.026%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.026%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.09%) WAN
2 60 (1.55%) LAN
3 51 (1.32%) Firewall
4 40 (1.03%) Intranet
5 30 (0.77%) Internet
6 26 (0.67%) SAN
7 20 (0.52%) VoIP
8 18 (0.46%) MPLS
8 18 (0.46%) Unified Communications
9 16 (0.41%) Wireless
9 16 (0.41%) Network Security
10 12 (0.31%) BGP
11 11 (0.28%) IP Telephony
12 9 (0.23%) TCP/IP
12 9 (0.23%) Extranet
12 9 (0.23%) 3G
13 8 (0.21%) DNS
13 8 (0.21%) Cisco IPT
14 7 (0.18%) Broadband
15 6 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 26 (0.67%) Big Data
4 24 (0.62%) QlikView
5 18 (0.46%) Data Mining
6 14 (0.36%) SAP BW
7 11 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 11 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.26%) EDRMS
8 10 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (0.21%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.18%) SAP HANA
10 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.18%) DataStage
11 6 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.15%) DB2
11 6 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (1.14%) JIRA
2 9 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.077%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.052%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.052%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.052%) Xcode
5 2 (0.052%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.026%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.026%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.026%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.026%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.026%) WATIR
6 1 (0.026%) Selenium
6 1 (0.026%) Ant
6 1 (0.026%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.026%) Toad
6 1 (0.026%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.026%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.026%) ClearQuest
General
1 1226 (31.63%) Finance
2 741 (19.12%) Banking
3 362 (9.34%) Retail
4 305 (7.87%) Investment Banking
5 150 (3.87%) Front Office
6 121 (3.12%) Marketing
7 113 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 104 (2.68%) Legal
9 76 (1.96%) Back Office
10 72 (1.86%) Publishing
11 65 (1.68%) Advertising
12 64 (1.65%) Retail Banking
13 49 (1.26%) Financial Institution
14 45 (1.16%) Law
15 37 (0.95%) Manufacturing
16 36 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.83%) Local Government
18 29 (0.75%) Games
19 27 (0.70%) Billing
20 19 (0.49%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (0.98%) .NET
2 28 (0.72%) Middleware
3 25 (0.64%) HTML
4 24 (0.62%) Web Services
5 15 (0.39%) CSS
6 14 (0.36%) XML
7 13 (0.34%) Mason
8 10 (0.26%) Application Packaging
9 8 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (0.21%) J2EE
10 7 (0.18%) JRules
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.13%) Visualforce
12 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 4 (0.10%) HTML5
13 4 (0.10%) SAP PI
13 4 (0.10%) WPF
13 4 (0.10%) LAMP
14 3 (0.077%) COM
14 3 (0.077%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 172 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (2.81%) NHS
3 98 (2.53%) PMI
4 85 (2.19%) Management Information System
5 81 (2.09%) Derivative
6 59 (1.52%) User Experience
7 52 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 44 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 42 (1.08%) Fixed Income
10 40 (1.03%) Credit Risk
11 36 (0.93%) Digital Media
12 34 (0.88%) Market Risk
13 32 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
14 29 (0.75%) EPoS
15 23 (0.59%) Computer Science
15 23 (0.59%) Social Media
16 20 (0.52%) Equities
17 19 (0.49%) FMCG
17 19 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
18 18 (0.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 143 (3.69%) Windows
2 53 (1.37%) Windows 7
3 50 (1.29%) Linux
4 42 (1.08%) UNIX
5 39 (1.01%) Android
6 38 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.31%) Solaris
9 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.052%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.052%) SUSE
13 1 (0.026%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.026%) NetWare
13 1 (0.026%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.026%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.026%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1796 (46.34%) Project Management
2 1028 (26.52%) PRINCE2
3 829 (21.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 755 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
5 362 (9.34%) Migration
6 238 (6.14%) Scrum
7 235 (6.06%) Change Management
8 223 (5.75%) E-Commerce
9 217 (5.60%) Risk Management
10 215 (5.55%) Project Planning
11 214 (5.52%) ITIL
12 176 (4.54%) Business Analysis
13 168 (4.33%) CRM
14 143 (3.69%) Waterfall
15 142 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 131 (3.38%) Programme Management
17 126 (3.25%) Asset Management
18 124 (3.20%) PRINCE
19 114 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
20 113 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 99 (2.55%) SQL
2 75 (1.93%) Java
3 37 (0.95%) C
4 12 (0.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (0.28%) PHP
6 10 (0.26%) PL/SQL
6 10 (0.26%) C#
7 6 (0.15%) Python
8 5 (0.13%) Objective-C
8 5 (0.13%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.077%) VBA
9 3 (0.077%) C++
10 2 (0.052%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.052%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.052%) R
11 1 (0.026%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.026%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.026%) Ruby
11 1 (0.026%) Perl
11 1 (0.026%) VB
Qualifications
1 218 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 205 (5.29%) PMI Certification
3 183 (4.72%) Degree
4 150 (3.87%) PMP
5 149 (3.84%) Security Cleared
6 141 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 84 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 33 (0.85%) APMP
9 31 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (0.77%) ISEB
11 20 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.49%) CISSP
13 14 (0.36%) CISA
14 13 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
15 10 (0.26%) BC Cleared
16 7 (0.18%) GIAC
16 7 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.13%) MBA
18 4 (0.10%) CAPM
18 4 (0.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (2.30%) QA
2 21 (0.54%) Solvency II
3 20 (0.52%) EMIR
4 18 (0.46%) SLA
5 16 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
6 15 (0.39%) Basel III
6 15 (0.39%) MiFID
7 13 (0.34%) FATCA
8 12 (0.31%) P3O
8 12 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.23%) COREP
11 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.13%) GxP
14 4 (0.10%) Basel II
14 4 (0.10%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.10%) FINREP
15 3 (0.077%) AIFMD
System Software
1 46 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.23%) XenApp
4 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 5 (0.13%) GPFS
5 3 (0.077%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.077%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.052%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.052%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.026%) vSphere
7 1 (0.026%) Postfix
7 1 (0.026%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.026%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.026%) NFS
7 1 (0.026%) NDS
Systems Management
1 31 (0.80%) SCCM
2 13 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 11 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 11 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 7 (0.18%) OPNET
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.10%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.052%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.052%) SCOM
7 2 (0.052%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.052%) Puppet
7 2 (0.052%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.052%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.026%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.026%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.026%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.026%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.026%) Control-M
Vendors
1 238 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 196 (5.06%) SAP
3 164 (4.23%) Oracle
4 99 (2.55%) Cisco
5 65 (1.68%) Citrix
5 65 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 63 (1.63%) VMware
7 56 (1.44%) IBM
8 31 (0.80%) HP
9 21 (0.54%) Business Objects
10 19 (0.49%) Cognos
11 16 (0.41%) EMC
12 15 (0.39%) Adobe
13 14 (0.36%) Avaya
13 14 (0.36%) Juniper
13 14 (0.36%) SunGard
14 13 (0.34%) CheckPoint
14 13 (0.34%) Informatica
15 12 (0.31%) Teradata
15 12 (0.31%) ION Trading
London
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Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Talent Spa
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £430 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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