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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2085 2043 2249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.69% 9.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.64% 9.36% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1516 1599
Average daily rate
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£465 £451 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -7.58%
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 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £92.50 £25.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £23.00 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.50 £28.50 £84.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
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 £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -1 501 £475 - 97
Canary Wharf +2 40 £460 -0.54%
Docklands, London +1 26 £500 -10.91% 1
Uxbridge 0 19 £415 +3.75% 3
Brentford +5 11 £441 -4.59% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +4 11 £370 +20.86% 4
Twickenham - 5 £450 -
Feltham -4 4 £393 -14.09%
Croydon -22 4 £474 +8.28% 5
Ilford - 4 £375 -
Harrow - 3 £325 -
Hayes - 3 - -
Hackney - 3 £425 -
Wimbledon - 3 £488 -
Hounslow -3 2 £400 -
Ealing -4 2 - -
Bromley -5 2 £575 +64.28%
Hammersmith -7 2 £450 +5.75%
Surbiton -1 1 - -
Chessington -3 1 - - 1
Teddington - 1 £325 - 1
Hendon - 1 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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 1867 (46.42%) Project Management
2 1380 (34.31%) Finance
3 1011 (25.14%) PRINCE2
4 908 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 816 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
6 799 (19.87%) Banking
7 411 (10.22%) Migration
8 376 (9.35%) Retail
9 305 (7.58%) PMI Certification
10 292 (7.26%) Scrum
11 271 (6.74%) Data Centre
12 270 (6.71%) MS Project
13 261 (6.49%) Microsoft
14 240 (5.97%) Investment Banking
15 225 (5.59%) PMP
16 222 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 213 (5.30%) Change Management
18 204 (5.07%) MS Excel
19 196 (4.87%) Risk Management
20 194 (4.82%) E-Commerce
21 193 (4.80%) ITIL
22 192 (4.77%) Oracle
22 192 (4.77%) Waterfall
23 191 (4.75%) Degree
24 183 (4.55%) SAP
25 182 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
26 180 (4.48%) Project Planning
27 178 (4.43%) SDLC
28 175 (4.35%) CRM
29 167 (4.15%) Windows

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 111 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 61 (1.52%) CMS
3 35 (0.87%) Lync
4 30 (0.75%) Confluence
5 26 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 25 (0.62%) MS Exchange
7 23 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (0.32%) SAS
9 11 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 8 (0.20%) LiveLink
11 7 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.12%) Drupal
13 5 (0.12%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.075%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.075%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.075%) Documentum
Applications
1 270 (6.71%) MS Project
2 204 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 141 (3.51%) MS Office
4 98 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 67 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.099%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.050%) Mingle
9 2 (0.050%) SPSS
9 2 (0.050%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.050%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.40%) SAP FI
3 16 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 13 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (0.32%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.30%) Agresso
7 11 (0.27%) Primavera
8 10 (0.25%) Maximo
8 10 (0.25%) SAP MM
8 10 (0.25%) SAP PP
9 9 (0.22%) SAP SD
9 9 (0.22%) SAP PM
9 9 (0.22%) ION MarketView
10 8 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (0.20%) SAP HR
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.39%) Office 365
2 39 (0.97%) SaaS
3 28 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.32%) PaaS
6 9 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.099%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.099%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.075%) Trello
9 3 (0.075%) Silverpop
10 2 (0.050%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.050%) IaaS
10 2 (0.050%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.025%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.025%) Veeva
11 1 (0.025%) Lucidchart
11 1 (0.025%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 80 (1.99%) WAN
2 61 (1.52%) LAN
3 49 (1.22%) Firewall
4 46 (1.14%) Intranet
5 38 (0.94%) Internet
6 33 (0.82%) Unified Communications
7 31 (0.77%) SAN
8 27 (0.67%) VoIP
9 21 (0.52%) Wireless
10 17 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (0.42%) Network Security
11 15 (0.37%) TCP/IP
12 14 (0.35%) Ethernet
12 14 (0.35%) MPLS
13 11 (0.27%) BGP
14 10 (0.25%) OSPF
14 10 (0.25%) DNS
14 10 (0.25%) HTTP
15 9 (0.22%) DHCP
15 9 (0.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (1.24%) Big Data
3 46 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 22 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 20 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 15 (0.37%) SAP BW
8 14 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (0.27%) DB2
11 10 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.25%) EDRMS
12 9 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.20%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.20%) QlikView
13 8 (0.20%) IDOL
13 8 (0.20%) DataStage
14 7 (0.17%) MySQL
14 7 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 65 (1.62%) JIRA
2 6 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.099%) Subversion
4 2 (0.050%) Selenium
4 2 (0.050%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.050%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.025%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.025%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.025%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.025%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.025%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.025%) Git (software)
General
1 1380 (34.31%) Finance
2 799 (19.87%) Banking
3 376 (9.35%) Retail
4 240 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 165 (4.10%) Marketing
6 135 (3.36%) Front Office
7 133 (3.31%) Legal
8 126 (3.13%) Telecoms
9 88 (2.19%) Law
10 79 (1.96%) Retail Banking
11 70 (1.74%) Back Office
12 67 (1.67%) Advertising
13 50 (1.24%) Publishing
14 47 (1.17%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 35 (0.87%) Games
16 30 (0.75%) Manufacturing
16 30 (0.75%) Billing
17 29 (0.72%) Local Government
18 19 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (1.91%) .NET
2 35 (0.87%) Web Services
3 25 (0.62%) HTML
4 21 (0.52%) Middleware
5 20 (0.50%) XML
6 12 (0.30%) HTML5
7 11 (0.27%) CSS
8 10 (0.25%) Velocity
9 9 (0.22%) JSON
9 9 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (0.17%) XMPP
10 7 (0.17%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.12%) J2EE
12 4 (0.099%) DOM
12 4 (0.099%) Flash
12 4 (0.099%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.099%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (0.075%) LAMP
13 3 (0.075%) TIBCO EMS
13 3 (0.075%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 271 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 182 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (3.28%) PMI
4 85 (2.11%) User Experience
5 79 (1.96%) NHS
6 78 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 68 (1.69%) Derivative
8 65 (1.62%) Fixed Income
9 61 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 52 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 50 (1.24%) Credit Risk
11 50 (1.24%) FMCG
12 47 (1.17%) Equities
13 44 (1.09%) Market Risk
14 23 (0.57%) Digital Media
15 22 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
15 22 (0.55%) Online Banking
16 20 (0.50%) Social Media
17 19 (0.47%) Computer Science
18 18 (0.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 167 (4.15%) Windows
2 53 (1.32%) Linux
3 48 (1.19%) UNIX
4 45 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 35 (0.87%) Android
6 29 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 24 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.37%) Solaris
9 8 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.099%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.099%) AIX
12 2 (0.050%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.050%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.025%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.025%) SUSE
13 1 (0.025%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1867 (46.42%) Project Management
2 1011 (25.14%) PRINCE2
3 908 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 816 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 411 (10.22%) Migration
6 292 (7.26%) Scrum
7 213 (5.30%) Change Management
8 196 (4.87%) Risk Management
9 194 (4.82%) E-Commerce
10 193 (4.80%) ITIL
11 192 (4.77%) Waterfall
12 180 (4.48%) Project Planning
13 178 (4.43%) SDLC
14 175 (4.35%) CRM
15 166 (4.13%) Asset Management
16 158 (3.93%) Business Analysis
17 143 (3.56%) Programme Management
18 120 (2.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 116 (2.88%) Change Control
20 112 (2.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 88 (2.19%) SQL
2 60 (1.49%) Java
3 35 (0.87%) C
4 28 (0.70%) C#
5 11 (0.27%) JavaScript
5 11 (0.27%) COBOL
6 10 (0.25%) VBA
7 8 (0.20%) VB
7 8 (0.20%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.15%) Python
8 6 (0.15%) PHP
9 3 (0.075%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.075%) NATURAL
10 2 (0.050%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.050%) R
10 2 (0.050%) Ruby
10 2 (0.050%) Perl
10 2 (0.050%) ABAP
11 1 (0.025%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.025%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 305 (7.58%) PMI Certification
2 225 (5.59%) PMP
3 222 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 191 (4.75%) Degree
5 120 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 110 (2.73%) Security Cleared
7 80 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 25 (0.62%) APMP
9 23 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 20 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (0.45%) CISSP
13 14 (0.35%) ISEB
14 12 (0.30%) CISM
15 11 (0.27%) CCNA
16 9 (0.22%) CISA
17 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
18 6 (0.15%) MBA
18 6 (0.15%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (2.49%) QA
2 42 (1.04%) MiFID
3 38 (0.94%) EMIR
4 35 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
5 24 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 19 (0.47%) SLA
7 17 (0.42%) FATCA
8 16 (0.40%) PMBOK
9 13 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.30%) P3O
11 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.15%) Basel III
13 5 (0.12%) Basel II
13 5 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.099%) GxP
14 4 (0.099%) COBIT
15 3 (0.075%) AIFMD
System Software
1 62 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.20%) XenApp
4 4 (0.099%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.075%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.075%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.025%) Firmware
7 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.025%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.025%) SRDF
7 1 (0.025%) vSphere
7 1 (0.025%) IAG
7 1 (0.025%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.25%) SCCM
2 7 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (0.075%) SCOM
4 3 (0.075%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.050%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.050%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.050%) MOM
5 2 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.050%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.025%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.025%) Control-M
6 1 (0.025%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.025%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.025%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.025%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 261 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 192 (4.77%) Oracle
3 183 (4.55%) SAP
4 82 (2.04%) Cisco
5 71 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 58 (1.44%) Citrix
7 54 (1.34%) VMware
8 48 (1.19%) IBM
9 38 (0.94%) HP
10 28 (0.70%) Cognos
11 22 (0.55%) ServiceNow
12 20 (0.50%) Google
12 20 (0.50%) CheckPoint
13 19 (0.47%) Charles River
13 19 (0.47%) Adobe
14 18 (0.45%) Informatica
15 16 (0.40%) Avaya
15 16 (0.40%) Juniper
16 13 (0.32%) Atlassian
17 11 (0.27%) Sitecore
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350-£480 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday