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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 18 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1898 2192 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.70% 8.65% 8.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.34% 9.29% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1632 1448
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £342 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 19
Average hourly rate £31.00 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.88 - £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £38.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +17.38%
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
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -2 437 £475 -5.00% 123
Uxbridge +1 20 £413 -9.34% 1
Docklands, London -6 10 £598 +8.63% 3
Canary Wharf +7 8 £298 -45.90%
Hammersmith +5 7 £438 +118.75%
Brentford +2 5 £364 -14.41% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -6 4 - - 1
Hounslow -1 3 £450 -3.22% 2
Twickenham +5 2 £360 +1.40%
Wembley -3 2 £300 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £375 - 1
Romford +6 1 £625 - 1
Ealing 0 1 £413 -8.33%
Harrow -1 1 £500 +42.85%
Bromley -5 1 £500 +33.33% 3
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1807 (45.76%) Project Management
2 1227 (31.07%) Finance
3 1077 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 833 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 767 (19.42%) Banking
6 758 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
7 398 (10.08%) Migration
8 353 (8.94%) Retail
9 323 (8.18%) Investment Banking
10 256 (6.48%) Microsoft
11 237 (6.00%) Scrum
12 233 (5.90%) Change Management
13 230 (5.82%) MS Project
14 228 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 218 (5.52%) ITIL
16 217 (5.50%) Risk Management
17 215 (5.44%) PMI Certification
18 213 (5.39%) E-Commerce
19 205 (5.19%) Project Planning
20 193 (4.89%) Oracle
21 188 (4.76%) SAP
22 181 (4.58%) MS Excel
23 177 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
24 167 (4.23%) Business Analysis
25 164 (4.15%) Degree
26 162 (4.10%) Front Office
27 161 (4.08%) CRM
28 157 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
29 156 (3.95%) Windows
30 151 (3.82%) PMP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 139 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.47%) CMS
3 32 (0.81%) WebSphere
3 32 (0.81%) Lync
4 30 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 21 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (0.33%) SAS
8 10 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.25%) MS Project Server
9 9 (0.23%) FileNet
10 8 (0.20%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.18%) Drupal
12 6 (0.15%) Confluence
12 6 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.15%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
13 5 (0.13%) Documentum
14 4 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 230 (5.82%) MS Project
2 181 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 124 (3.14%) MS Office
4 109 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 62 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.10%) InDesign
9 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.025%) SPSS
10 1 (0.025%) FastStats
10 1 (0.025%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 50 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.33%) Agresso
5 11 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.25%) ResourceLink
7 9 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.23%) Magento
7 9 (0.23%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
9 7 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 7 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.15%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.15%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (0.84%) SaaS
2 21 (0.53%) Office 365
3 20 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.38%) Force.com
5 8 (0.20%) PaaS
6 3 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.051%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.051%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.025%) Taleo
8 1 (0.025%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.025%) IaaS
8 1 (0.025%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.025%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.95%) WAN
2 57 (1.44%) LAN
3 55 (1.39%) Firewall
4 42 (1.06%) Intranet
5 33 (0.84%) Internet
5 33 (0.84%) SAN
6 23 (0.58%) VoIP
6 23 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 16 (0.41%) Network Security
7 16 (0.41%) MPLS
8 15 (0.38%) Wireless
9 12 (0.30%) IP Telephony
9 12 (0.30%) TCP/IP
10 11 (0.28%) BGP
10 11 (0.28%) DNS
11 9 (0.23%) Extranet
12 8 (0.20%) 3G
12 8 (0.20%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (0.18%) Broadband
14 6 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 25 (0.63%) QlikView
4 23 (0.58%) Big Data
5 19 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 13 (0.33%) SAP BW
7 12 (0.30%) EDRMS
7 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.15%) MySQL
13 5 (0.13%) DB2
13 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.13%) SAP HANA
14 4 (0.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (1.24%) JIRA
2 9 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.076%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.051%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.025%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.025%) Ant
6 1 (0.025%) Toad
6 1 (0.025%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.025%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.025%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.025%) Xcode
6 1 (0.025%) Subversion
6 1 (0.025%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.025%) WATIR
6 1 (0.025%) Selenium
6 1 (0.025%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.025%) Sahi
6 1 (0.025%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.025%) Cucumber
General
1 1227 (31.07%) Finance
2 767 (19.42%) Banking
3 353 (8.94%) Retail
4 323 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 162 (4.10%) Front Office
6 115 (2.91%) Marketing
7 114 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 96 (2.43%) Legal
9 82 (2.08%) Back Office
10 68 (1.72%) Advertising
10 68 (1.72%) Publishing
11 64 (1.62%) Retail Banking
12 51 (1.29%) Law
13 43 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 39 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
14 39 (0.99%) Manufacturing
15 34 (0.86%) Games
16 32 (0.81%) Local Government
17 27 (0.68%) Billing
18 15 (0.38%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (0.99%) .NET
2 32 (0.81%) Middleware
3 30 (0.76%) HTML
4 21 (0.53%) Web Services
5 18 (0.46%) CSS
6 14 (0.35%) XML
7 13 (0.33%) Mason
8 10 (0.25%) Application Packaging
9 9 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (0.20%) J2EE
11 6 (0.15%) JRules
12 5 (0.13%) Velocity
12 5 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 4 (0.10%) Visualforce
13 4 (0.10%) HTML5
13 4 (0.10%) WPF
13 4 (0.10%) SAP PI
13 4 (0.10%) Software Packaging
14 3 (0.076%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 177 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (2.89%) NHS
3 113 (2.86%) PMI
4 90 (2.28%) Derivative
5 82 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 67 (1.70%) User Experience
7 64 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 53 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (1.16%) Fixed Income
10 39 (0.99%) Digital Media
11 36 (0.91%) Credit Risk
12 34 (0.86%) Market Risk
13 32 (0.81%) EPoS
14 27 (0.68%) Equities
14 27 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
15 25 (0.63%) Social Media
16 23 (0.58%) FMCG
17 21 (0.53%) Computer Science
18 19 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
19 16 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 156 (3.95%) Windows
2 64 (1.62%) Windows 7
3 54 (1.37%) Linux
4 45 (1.14%) UNIX
5 39 (0.99%) Android
6 37 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.25%) Solaris
10 8 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.051%) SUSE
12 1 (0.025%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.025%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.025%) AIX
12 1 (0.025%) HPUX
12 1 (0.025%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1807 (45.76%) Project Management
2 1077 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 833 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 758 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
5 398 (10.08%) Migration
6 237 (6.00%) Scrum
7 233 (5.90%) Change Management
8 218 (5.52%) ITIL
9 217 (5.50%) Risk Management
10 213 (5.39%) E-Commerce
11 205 (5.19%) Project Planning
12 167 (4.23%) Business Analysis
13 161 (4.08%) CRM
14 142 (3.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 137 (3.47%) Asset Management
16 130 (3.29%) Waterfall
17 129 (3.27%) PRINCE
18 128 (3.24%) Programme Management
19 116 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
20 114 (2.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (2.63%) SQL
2 90 (2.28%) Java
3 47 (1.19%) C
4 15 (0.38%) PHP
5 14 (0.35%) PL/SQL
5 14 (0.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (0.28%) C#
7 8 (0.20%) Python
8 7 (0.18%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.13%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.10%) VBA
10 4 (0.10%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.076%) C++
12 2 (0.051%) Perl
12 2 (0.051%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.051%) R
13 1 (0.025%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.025%) Lingo
13 1 (0.025%) Ruby
13 1 (0.025%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 228 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 215 (5.44%) PMI Certification
3 164 (4.15%) Degree
4 157 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 151 (3.82%) PMP
6 136 (3.44%) Security Cleared
7 80 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 29 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (0.73%) APMP
9 25 (0.63%) ISEB
10 18 (0.46%) CISSP
11 14 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 14 (0.35%) CISA
12 13 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.20%) MBA
14 7 (0.18%) GIAC
15 6 (0.15%) BC Cleared
15 6 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.10%) CISM
16 4 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (2.10%) QA
2 33 (0.84%) EMIR
3 30 (0.76%) SLA
4 25 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 19 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 16 (0.41%) MiFID
7 15 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.38%) FATCA
8 13 (0.33%) Basel III
9 10 (0.25%) P3O
9 10 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.13%) Basel II
12 5 (0.13%) COREP
13 4 (0.10%) UCITS
13 4 (0.10%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.10%) COBIT
14 3 (0.076%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.23%) XenApp
4 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 5 (0.13%) GPFS
5 4 (0.10%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.076%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.051%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.025%) NDS
8 1 (0.025%) Postfix
8 1 (0.025%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.025%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.025%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (0.91%) SCCM
2 13 (0.33%) 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
6 4 (0.10%) Control-M
7 3 (0.076%) SCOM
8 2 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.051%) Puppet
8 2 (0.051%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.051%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.051%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.025%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.025%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.025%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 256 (6.48%) Microsoft
2 193 (4.89%) Oracle
3 188 (4.76%) SAP
4 103 (2.61%) Cisco
5 75 (1.90%) Citrix
6 67 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
7 59 (1.49%) VMware
8 57 (1.44%) IBM
9 33 (0.84%) HP
10 20 (0.51%) Business Objects
11 17 (0.43%) Informatica
11 17 (0.43%) SunGard
12 16 (0.41%) EMC
13 14 (0.35%) Avaya
13 14 (0.35%) Juniper
13 14 (0.35%) Adobe
13 14 (0.35%) CheckPoint
13 14 (0.35%) Teradata
14 13 (0.33%) NetApp
14 13 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
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