The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 14 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2043 2275 2320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.66% 9.38% 8.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.35% 10.15% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1623 1575
Average daily rate
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£450 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.00 £41.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +20.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £33.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £84.99 £63.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21859 22413 24498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.70% 92.41% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14991 15271 15886
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 461 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
England

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 500 £475 -5.00% 133
Uxbridge +9 19 £400 -18.55%
Docklands, London -1 18 £568 +3.18%
Canary Wharf +2 17 £463 -3.64%
Brentford +5 9 £478 +3.18%
Croydon +2 9 £438 -12.50%
Chiswick +3 6 £225 -50.00%
Hounslow +8 4 £400 -15.78% 2
Hammersmith +2 3 £426 +0.11% 1
Bromley -5 3 £350 -33.33% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -6 3 £306 -23.43% 2
Ealing - 1 £340 -
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Finchley - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1882 (45.65%) Project Management
2 1266 (30.71%) Finance
3 1157 (28.06%) PRINCE2
4 841 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 775 (18.80%) Banking
6 424 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
7 406 (9.85%) Migration
8 342 (8.29%) Retail
9 316 (7.66%) Investment Banking
10 270 (6.55%) Change Management
10 270 (6.55%) PMI Certification
11 258 (6.26%) Scrum
12 245 (5.94%) Microsoft
13 244 (5.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 242 (5.87%) ITIL
15 238 (5.77%) Risk Management
16 226 (5.48%) Oracle
17 218 (5.29%) E-Commerce
18 212 (5.14%) MS Project
19 189 (4.58%) SAP
20 185 (4.49%) PMP
21 178 (4.32%) Front Office
22 177 (4.29%) Business Analysis
23 174 (4.22%) Project Planning
24 173 (4.20%) MS Excel
25 162 (3.93%) Degree
26 157 (3.81%) Asset Management
27 149 (3.61%) PMI
28 147 (3.57%) CRM
29 146 (3.54%) Windows

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 56 (1.36%) CMS
3 35 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 34 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 32 (0.78%) Lync
6 18 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (0.34%) MS Project Server
9 13 (0.32%) SAS
10 10 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.24%) FileNet
10 10 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.22%) WordPress
12 8 (0.19%) Drupal
13 7 (0.17%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.12%) Documentum
14 5 (0.12%) Confluence
14 5 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.097%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.097%) LiveLink
Applications
1 212 (5.14%) MS Project
2 173 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 110 (2.67%) MS Office
4 102 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.049%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.024%) FastStats
8 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.024%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
2 18 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 12 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 10 (0.24%) Magento
6 10 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
8 8 (0.19%) ResourceLink
8 8 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 7 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
9 7 (0.17%) Agresso
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 38 (0.92%) SaaS
2 23 (0.56%) Office 365
3 15 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.32%) Force.com
5 7 (0.17%) PaaS
6 5 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.073%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.073%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.049%) Taleo
9 1 (0.024%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.024%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.024%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.55%) WAN
2 56 (1.36%) Intranet
3 46 (1.12%) Firewall
4 45 (1.09%) LAN
5 42 (1.02%) Internet
6 36 (0.87%) SAN
7 30 (0.73%) Unified Communications
8 22 (0.53%) VoIP
9 18 (0.44%) Wireless
10 17 (0.41%) MPLS
11 14 (0.34%) DNS
12 13 (0.32%) VPN
12 13 (0.32%) IP Telephony
13 10 (0.24%) Extranet
14 7 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.17%) TCP/IP
14 7 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (0.17%) NAS
15 5 (0.12%) InfiniBand
15 5 (0.12%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (0.87%) SQL Server
3 27 (0.65%) QlikView
4 24 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 18 (0.44%) Big Data
6 15 (0.36%) SAP BW
6 15 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 12 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.27%) EDRMS
9 10 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.12%) MySQL
13 5 (0.12%) SAP BI
14 4 (0.097%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (0.78%) JIRA
2 8 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.073%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.049%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.049%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.024%) Subversion
6 1 (0.024%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.024%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.024%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.024%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.024%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.024%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.024%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.024%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.024%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.024%) Grunt
General
1 1266 (30.71%) Finance
2 775 (18.80%) Banking
3 342 (8.29%) Retail
4 316 (7.66%) Investment Banking
5 178 (4.32%) Front Office
6 122 (2.96%) Marketing
7 112 (2.72%) Telecoms
8 96 (2.33%) Legal
9 93 (2.26%) Back Office
10 74 (1.79%) Retail Banking
11 63 (1.53%) Publishing
12 58 (1.41%) Advertising
13 53 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 46 (1.12%) Law
15 42 (1.02%) Games
16 37 (0.90%) Manufacturing
17 36 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.65%) Local Government
19 22 (0.53%) French Language
20 20 (0.49%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (1.24%) .NET
2 37 (0.90%) HTML
3 34 (0.82%) XML
4 22 (0.53%) Web Services
5 20 (0.49%) J2EE
6 19 (0.46%) Middleware
7 18 (0.44%) CSS
8 12 (0.29%) Mason
9 11 (0.27%) Apache Flex
10 9 (0.22%) Application Packaging
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (0.17%) Velocity
12 7 (0.17%) HTML5
12 7 (0.17%) JRules
13 6 (0.15%) EDI
13 6 (0.15%) SOAP
14 5 (0.12%) WAP
14 5 (0.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 4 (0.097%) WPF
15 4 (0.097%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 149 (3.61%) PMI
2 136 (3.30%) NHS
3 106 (2.57%) Derivative
4 100 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 76 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 75 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 54 (1.31%) Fixed Income
8 45 (1.09%) Credit Risk
9 44 (1.07%) Equities
10 39 (0.95%) Market Risk
11 31 (0.75%) Social Media
12 30 (0.73%) Digital Media
13 28 (0.68%) EPoS
14 26 (0.63%) Hedge funds
15 25 (0.61%) FMCG
16 24 (0.58%) Reference Data
17 22 (0.53%) Computer Science
18 20 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
19 18 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
20 17 (0.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 146 (3.54%) Windows
2 74 (1.79%) UNIX
3 72 (1.75%) Linux
4 55 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 35 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.78%) Android
7 21 (0.51%) Solaris
8 10 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.097%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.073%) HPUX
13 2 (0.049%) SUSE
13 2 (0.049%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.024%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.024%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.024%) Fedora
14 1 (0.024%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1882 (45.65%) Project Management
2 1157 (28.06%) PRINCE2
3 841 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 424 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
5 406 (9.85%) Migration
6 270 (6.55%) Change Management
7 258 (6.26%) Scrum
8 242 (5.87%) ITIL
9 238 (5.77%) Risk Management
10 218 (5.29%) E-Commerce
11 177 (4.29%) Business Analysis
12 174 (4.22%) Project Planning
13 157 (3.81%) Asset Management
14 147 (3.57%) CRM
15 133 (3.23%) PRINCE
16 123 (2.98%) Programme Management
17 118 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
17 118 (2.86%) Waterfall
18 117 (2.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 103 (2.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 124 (3.01%) SQL
2 107 (2.60%) Java
3 50 (1.21%) C
4 29 (0.70%) PHP
5 18 (0.44%) C#
6 15 (0.36%) JavaScript
7 10 (0.24%) Python
8 9 (0.22%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.17%) VBA
9 7 (0.17%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.12%) Objective-C
10 5 (0.12%) R
11 4 (0.097%) Perl
12 3 (0.073%) C++
12 3 (0.073%) Lingo
13 2 (0.049%) ABAP
13 2 (0.049%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.049%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.024%) VB
14 1 (0.024%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 270 (6.55%) PMI Certification
2 244 (5.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 185 (4.49%) PMP
4 162 (3.93%) Degree
5 139 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 126 (3.06%) Security Cleared
7 87 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 26 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (0.53%) APMP
10 17 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
10 17 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.34%) CISSP
12 11 (0.27%) MBA
13 10 (0.24%) CISA
13 10 (0.24%) ISEB
14 7 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 6 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 5 (0.12%) CIPD
16 5 (0.12%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (2.06%) QA
2 62 (1.50%) EMIR
3 49 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
4 39 (0.95%) SLA
5 20 (0.49%) Solvency II
6 19 (0.46%) FATCA
7 13 (0.32%) MiFID
8 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.27%) Basel III
10 10 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.24%) AIFMD
11 8 (0.19%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.19%) COBIT
11 8 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.17%) WCAG
12 7 (0.17%) WAI
13 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.15%) COREP
14 5 (0.12%) RosettaNet
15 4 (0.097%) Basel II
System Software
1 58 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.15%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.15%) XenApp
4 5 (0.12%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.12%) GPFS
5 3 (0.073%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.049%) UAG
7 1 (0.024%) vCloud
7 1 (0.024%) vSphere
7 1 (0.024%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.024%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (0.41%) SCCM
2 7 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.097%) Control-M
4 4 (0.097%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.073%) OPNET
5 3 (0.073%) SCOM
6 2 (0.049%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.049%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.049%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.049%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.024%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.024%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.024%) OpenView
7 1 (0.024%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.024%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.024%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.024%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 245 (5.94%) Microsoft
2 226 (5.48%) Oracle
3 189 (4.58%) SAP
4 98 (2.38%) Cisco
5 80 (1.94%) Citrix
6 65 (1.58%) IBM
6 65 (1.58%) VMware
7 63 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (0.82%) HP
9 25 (0.61%) EMC
10 21 (0.51%) NetApp
11 20 (0.49%) Sybase
12 19 (0.46%) Business Objects
12 19 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
13 17 (0.41%) Siebel
14 16 (0.39%) Avaya
15 15 (0.36%) BT
16 14 (0.34%) Informatica
17 13 (0.32%) Cognos
17 13 (0.32%) Hyperion
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