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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 17 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1898 2183 1958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.51% 9.01% 8.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.20% 9.72% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1576 1401
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £499
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
Average hourly rate £37.05 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £19.00 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £67.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +5.00%
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -3 421 £500 -0.24% 118
Croydon +1 20 £475 +28.37%
Docklands, London -3 15 £475 -13.63% 1
Uxbridge 0 13 £353 -3.28% 2
Canary Wharf -3 13 £538 -3.58%
Brentford -7 8 £510 +4.61% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 7 £463 +47.52% 4
Bromley +11 5 £350 +16.66% 2
Chiswick +12 3 £130 -
Hammersmith - 3 £475 -
Rainham - 3 £325 -
Wembley -3 1 £425 +41.66%
Paddington -4 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £275 - 1
Teddington - 1 £325 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £650 -
Hayes - 1 £350 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £463 -
Beckenham - - - -
Romford - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1607 (45.50%) Project Management
2 1115 (31.57%) Finance
3 902 (25.54%) PRINCE2
4 794 (22.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 696 (19.71%) Banking
6 684 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
7 346 (9.80%) Retail
8 320 (9.06%) Migration
9 266 (7.53%) MS Project
10 245 (6.94%) PMI Certification
11 237 (6.71%) Investment Banking
12 235 (6.65%) Scrum
13 220 (6.23%) Microsoft
14 210 (5.95%) E-Commerce
15 200 (5.66%) MS Excel
16 194 (5.49%) Change Management
17 193 (5.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 185 (5.24%) PMP
19 179 (5.07%) Risk Management
20 174 (4.93%) Degree
21 172 (4.87%) ITIL
22 171 (4.84%) SAP
23 168 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
24 163 (4.61%) Oracle
25 159 (4.50%) Project Planning
26 145 (4.11%) Waterfall
27 143 (4.05%) Windows
28 140 (3.96%) Marketing
29 139 (3.94%) CRM
30 130 (3.68%) MS Office

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 109 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 49 (1.39%) CMS
3 25 (0.71%) Lync
4 24 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 22 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.28%) MS Project Server
6 10 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
7 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.25%) IBM Notes
8 8 (0.23%) SAS
8 8 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (0.23%) Drupal
8 8 (0.23%) Confluence
9 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.11%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.085%) Documentum
Applications
1 266 (7.53%) MS Project
2 200 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 130 (3.68%) MS Office
4 102 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 72 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.14%) InDesign
9 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.057%) SPSS
10 2 (0.057%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.59%) ION MarketView
4 20 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.42%) Magento
7 12 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.34%) Agresso
8 10 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
8 10 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
9 9 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.25%) Endur
10 8 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.23%) Temenos T24
11 7 (0.20%) SAP SD
11 7 (0.20%) SAP MM
11 7 (0.20%) SAP PP
11 7 (0.20%) SAP PM
12 6 (0.17%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.13%) SaaS
2 36 (1.02%) Office 365
3 24 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.23%) PaaS
7 6 (0.17%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.085%) Trello
9 3 (0.085%) Veeva
9 3 (0.085%) IaaS
10 2 (0.057%) Taleo
10 2 (0.057%) FinancialForce.com
11 1 (0.028%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.028%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.028%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.028%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.81%) WAN
2 51 (1.44%) LAN
3 33 (0.93%) Firewall
4 30 (0.85%) Intranet
5 25 (0.71%) Internet
6 23 (0.65%) SAN
7 17 (0.48%) Unified Communications
8 15 (0.42%) VoIP
9 14 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (0.31%) Wireless
10 11 (0.31%) TCP/IP
11 10 (0.28%) DNS
12 8 (0.23%) Broadband
12 8 (0.23%) NAS
13 7 (0.20%) IP Telephony
13 7 (0.20%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.20%) VPN
14 6 (0.17%) HTTP
14 6 (0.17%) 4G
14 6 (0.17%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 42 (1.19%) Big Data
4 19 (0.54%) SAP BW
5 16 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 15 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 13 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.28%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.28%) DataStage
10 10 (0.28%) QlikView
10 10 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.25%) DB2
11 9 (0.25%) SAP HANA
12 8 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (0.20%) EDRMS
13 7 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (1.56%) JIRA
2 6 (0.17%) Eclipse
3 5 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.028%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.028%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.028%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.028%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.028%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.028%) Xcode
4 1 (0.028%) Subversion
4 1 (0.028%) Selenium
4 1 (0.028%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.028%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1115 (31.57%) Finance
2 696 (19.71%) Banking
3 346 (9.80%) Retail
4 237 (6.71%) Investment Banking
5 140 (3.96%) Marketing
6 124 (3.51%) Legal
7 120 (3.40%) Front Office
8 111 (3.14%) Telecoms
9 70 (1.98%) Retail Banking
10 62 (1.76%) Back Office
11 59 (1.67%) Law
12 52 (1.47%) Advertising
13 42 (1.19%) Financial Institution
13 42 (1.19%) French Language
14 38 (1.08%) Publishing
15 34 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.93%) Games
17 32 (0.91%) Billing
18 27 (0.76%) Local Government
19 26 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (0.88%) .NET
2 29 (0.82%) Web Services
3 27 (0.76%) Middleware
4 15 (0.42%) XML
4 15 (0.42%) HTML
5 10 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (0.20%) J2EE
7 6 (0.17%) SAP PI
7 6 (0.17%) XMPP
7 6 (0.17%) Velocity
8 5 (0.14%) Mason
8 5 (0.14%) Apache Flex
8 5 (0.14%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.14%) CSS
8 5 (0.14%) HTML5
9 4 (0.11%) SOAP
9 4 (0.11%) JRules
10 3 (0.085%) WSRP
10 3 (0.085%) JSON
10 3 (0.085%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 168 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (2.69%) PMI
3 72 (2.04%) Derivative
4 67 (1.90%) NHS
4 67 (1.90%) Fixed Income
5 60 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 57 (1.61%) User Experience
7 45 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (1.22%) Credit Risk
9 39 (1.10%) Equities
10 37 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 31 (0.88%) Market Risk
11 31 (0.88%) FMCG
12 22 (0.62%) Video on Demand
13 19 (0.54%) Computer Science
14 16 (0.45%) Online Games
15 15 (0.42%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.42%) EPoS
16 14 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
16 14 (0.40%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 143 (4.05%) Windows
2 45 (1.27%) UNIX
3 41 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 34 (0.96%) Linux
5 25 (0.71%) Android
6 19 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.20%) Solaris
11 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.11%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.085%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.057%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.057%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.028%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.028%) VMS
15 1 (0.028%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 1607 (45.50%) Project Management
2 902 (25.54%) PRINCE2
3 794 (22.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 684 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
5 320 (9.06%) Migration
6 235 (6.65%) Scrum
7 210 (5.95%) E-Commerce
8 194 (5.49%) Change Management
9 179 (5.07%) Risk Management
10 172 (4.87%) ITIL
11 159 (4.50%) Project Planning
12 145 (4.11%) Waterfall
13 139 (3.94%) CRM
14 122 (3.45%) Business Analysis
15 114 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 107 (3.03%) Programme Management
17 105 (2.97%) Asset Management
18 103 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
19 90 (2.55%) ERP
20 89 (2.52%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 83 (2.35%) SQL
2 61 (1.73%) Java
3 28 (0.79%) C
4 16 (0.45%) C#
5 8 (0.23%) PL/SQL
5 8 (0.23%) ABAP
6 7 (0.20%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.20%) PHP
7 4 (0.11%) COBOL
7 4 (0.11%) Python
8 3 (0.085%) VBA
8 3 (0.085%) Ruby
8 3 (0.085%) C++
9 2 (0.057%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.057%) VB
9 2 (0.057%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.028%) Caml Language
10 1 (0.028%) Scala
10 1 (0.028%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.028%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 245 (6.94%) PMI Certification
2 193 (5.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 185 (5.24%) PMP
4 174 (4.93%) Degree
5 118 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 110 (3.11%) Security Cleared
7 69 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 40 (1.13%) APMP
9 26 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 22 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.42%) CISSP
12 14 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.37%) ISEB
14 11 (0.31%) CCNA
15 10 (0.28%) BC Cleared
16 8 (0.23%) CISA
17 6 (0.17%) CISM
18 5 (0.14%) CCA
18 5 (0.14%) CIPD
18 5 (0.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.21%) QA
2 34 (0.96%) Solvency II
3 26 (0.74%) FATCA
4 18 (0.51%) EMIR
5 16 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
6 15 (0.42%) MiFID
7 13 (0.37%) SLA
7 13 (0.37%) PMBOK
8 11 (0.31%) Basel III
9 10 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.20%) GxP
11 7 (0.20%) Basel II
12 6 (0.17%) P3O
13 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.11%) COBIT
13 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.11%) COREP
System Software
1 35 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.17%) XenApp
4 3 (0.085%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.085%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.057%) SRDF
5 2 (0.057%) vSphere
5 2 (0.057%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.028%) vCloud
6 1 (0.028%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.028%) NFS
6 1 (0.028%) Firmware
6 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.028%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (0.25%) SCCM
2 5 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.085%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.085%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (0.085%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.085%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.057%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.057%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.057%) SCOM
4 2 (0.057%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.028%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.028%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.028%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.028%) Puppet
5 1 (0.028%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.028%) MOM
5 1 (0.028%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.028%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 220 (6.23%) Microsoft
2 171 (4.84%) SAP
3 163 (4.61%) Oracle
4 67 (1.90%) Cisco
5 61 (1.73%) VMware
6 56 (1.59%) Citrix
7 54 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 50 (1.42%) IBM
9 33 (0.93%) Cognos
10 26 (0.74%) HP
11 25 (0.71%) ION Trading
12 22 (0.62%) ServiceNow
13 20 (0.57%) Adobe
14 16 (0.45%) Business Objects
15 14 (0.40%) Informatica
16 12 (0.34%) hybris
17 11 (0.31%) Murex
17 11 (0.31%) CheckPoint
17 11 (0.31%) EMC
18 10 (0.28%) Lotus
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