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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 19 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1631 2022 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.76% 9.23% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.40% 9.92% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1399 1114
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 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 13
Average hourly rate £28.50 £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £21.00 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.08 £53.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +17.74%
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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -8 330 £475 -7.76% 127
Croydon +6 11 £425 +88.88% 1
Canary Wharf -4 11 £488 -17.37%
Uxbridge +10 10 £300 -6.25%
Docklands, London 0 9 £575 +4.54% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -11 6 £410 +9.33% 1
Bromley +1 5 £475 -5.00% 2
Hammersmith +1 5 £475 +137.50%
Twickenham - 2 £350 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Wimbledon +1 1 £500 -4.76%
Wembley -1 1 £300 - 1
Ealing - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 2
Teddington - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1591 (44.98%) Project Management
2 1121 (31.69%) Finance
3 901 (25.47%) PRINCE2
4 786 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 716 (20.24%) Banking
6 676 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
7 318 (8.99%) Migration
8 289 (8.17%) Retail
9 274 (7.75%) Investment Banking
10 241 (6.81%) MS Project
11 220 (6.22%) Change Management
12 213 (6.02%) Microsoft
13 211 (5.97%) Scrum
14 197 (5.57%) E-Commerce
14 197 (5.57%) PMI Certification
15 192 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 190 (5.37%) MS Excel
17 187 (5.29%) Project Planning
18 181 (5.12%) Degree
19 180 (5.09%) ITIL
20 179 (5.06%) Risk Management
21 177 (5.00%) SAP
22 173 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
23 152 (4.30%) Oracle
24 151 (4.27%) PMP
25 146 (4.13%) CRM
26 145 (4.10%) Front Office
27 140 (3.96%) Security Cleared
28 139 (3.93%) Waterfall
28 139 (3.93%) Business Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 124 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.44%) CMS
3 31 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 21 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (0.59%) Lync
5 19 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.28%) Drupal
8 8 (0.23%) FileNet
9 7 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.17%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.17%) SAS
11 5 (0.14%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.14%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.085%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 241 (6.81%) MS Project
2 190 (5.37%) MS Excel
3 137 (3.87%) MS Office
4 109 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 80 (2.26%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.14%) InDesign
9 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.028%) SPSS
10 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.028%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 43 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.48%) ION MarketView
3 17 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.40%) Magento
5 13 (0.37%) Endur
5 13 (0.37%) Agresso
6 12 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 8 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
10 7 (0.20%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.20%) Temenos T24
10 7 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
11 6 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
11 6 (0.17%) Markit EDM
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 6 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.88%) SaaS
2 20 (0.57%) Office 365
3 9 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.23%) PaaS
4 8 (0.23%) Force.com
5 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.057%) Taleo
8 2 (0.057%) IaaS
9 1 (0.028%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.028%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 60 (1.70%) WAN
2 54 (1.53%) LAN
3 39 (1.10%) Firewall
4 28 (0.79%) Internet
5 24 (0.68%) Intranet
6 17 (0.48%) Network Security
7 16 (0.45%) VoIP
8 15 (0.42%) SAN
9 11 (0.31%) 3G
9 11 (0.31%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.28%) DNS
10 10 (0.28%) Broadband
10 10 (0.28%) BGP
11 9 (0.25%) MPLS
12 7 (0.20%) Wireless
12 7 (0.20%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.17%) 4G
13 6 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (0.17%) IP Telephony
14 5 (0.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 23 (0.65%) Big Data
4 15 (0.42%) SAP BW
5 14 (0.40%) QlikView
6 10 (0.28%) SAP HANA
6 10 (0.28%) Data Mining
6 10 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (0.23%) DB2
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.23%) DataStage
8 7 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.14%) SAP BI
9 5 (0.14%) EDRMS
9 5 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 57 (1.61%) JIRA
2 8 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.057%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.057%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.057%) Xcode
4 2 (0.057%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.028%) TestLink
5 1 (0.028%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.028%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.028%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.028%) Toad
5 1 (0.028%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.028%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.028%) Ant
5 1 (0.028%) Sahi
5 1 (0.028%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.028%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.028%) WATIR
5 1 (0.028%) Selenium
General
1 1121 (31.69%) Finance
2 716 (20.24%) Banking
3 289 (8.17%) Retail
4 274 (7.75%) Investment Banking
5 145 (4.10%) Front Office
6 132 (3.73%) Legal
7 114 (3.22%) Marketing
8 104 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 72 (2.04%) Back Office
10 65 (1.84%) Retail Banking
11 51 (1.44%) Publishing
11 51 (1.44%) Law
12 50 (1.41%) Advertising
13 38 (1.07%) French Language
13 38 (1.07%) Financial Institution
14 37 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
15 36 (1.02%) Billing
16 25 (0.71%) Local Government
17 24 (0.68%) Games
18 20 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (0.93%) Middleware
2 27 (0.76%) .NET
3 22 (0.62%) Web Services
4 19 (0.54%) HTML
5 15 (0.42%) XML
6 12 (0.34%) Mason
6 12 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 12 (0.34%) CSS
7 9 (0.25%) SAP PI
8 8 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 6 (0.17%) JRules
10 5 (0.14%) J2EE
11 4 (0.11%) Velocity
11 4 (0.11%) LAMP
12 3 (0.085%) SAP XI
12 3 (0.085%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.085%) HTML5
12 3 (0.085%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 2 (0.057%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 173 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (2.60%) NHS
3 76 (2.15%) PMI
4 67 (1.89%) Derivative
5 55 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 46 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 40 (1.13%) User Experience
8 38 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 35 (0.99%) Credit Risk
10 34 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 30 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
12 27 (0.76%) Market Risk
12 27 (0.76%) EPoS
13 24 (0.68%) Equities
14 23 (0.65%) Digital Media
15 21 (0.59%) Video on Demand
15 21 (0.59%) Computer Science
16 16 (0.45%) Visualisation
17 15 (0.42%) FMCG
17 15 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 136 (3.85%) Windows
2 46 (1.30%) Windows 7
3 35 (0.99%) UNIX
4 28 (0.79%) Linux
4 28 (0.79%) Android
5 24 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.40%) Windows 8
8 12 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.25%) Solaris
11 8 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.14%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.057%) AIX
13 2 (0.057%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.028%) VMS
14 1 (0.028%) NetWare
14 1 (0.028%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.028%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1591 (44.98%) Project Management
2 901 (25.47%) PRINCE2
3 786 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 676 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
5 318 (8.99%) Migration
6 220 (6.22%) Change Management
7 211 (5.97%) Scrum
8 197 (5.57%) E-Commerce
9 187 (5.29%) Project Planning
10 180 (5.09%) ITIL
11 179 (5.06%) Risk Management
12 146 (4.13%) CRM
13 139 (3.93%) Waterfall
13 139 (3.93%) Business Analysis
14 124 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 117 (3.31%) Programme Management
16 98 (2.77%) PRINCE
16 98 (2.77%) Change Control
17 95 (2.69%) Asset Management
18 93 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 99 (2.80%) SQL
2 65 (1.84%) Java
3 38 (1.07%) C
4 13 (0.37%) PL/SQL
5 11 (0.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (0.31%) PHP
6 7 (0.20%) C#
7 5 (0.14%) ABAP
8 4 (0.11%) C++
8 4 (0.11%) VBA
9 3 (0.085%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.085%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.057%) Ruby
10 2 (0.057%) R
10 2 (0.057%) Python
11 1 (0.028%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.028%) XAML
11 1 (0.028%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.028%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.028%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 197 (5.57%) PMI Certification
2 192 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 181 (5.12%) Degree
4 151 (4.27%) PMP
5 140 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 135 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 78 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 41 (1.16%) APMP
9 30 (0.85%) ISEB
10 28 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 14 (0.40%) BC Cleared
13 12 (0.34%) CISSP
14 9 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
15 8 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.14%) CISA
16 5 (0.14%) CAPM
17 4 (0.11%) PgMP
17 4 (0.11%) CCNA
17 4 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.21%) QA
2 23 (0.65%) Solvency II
3 19 (0.54%) FATCA
4 15 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.40%) EMIR
6 13 (0.37%) Basel III
6 13 (0.37%) MiFID
7 12 (0.34%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.34%) P3O
8 8 (0.23%) SLA
9 6 (0.17%) GxP
10 5 (0.14%) COREP
10 5 (0.14%) Basel II
10 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.11%) FINREP
12 3 (0.085%) UCITS
12 3 (0.085%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.31%) XenApp
4 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.085%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.057%) vSphere
8 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.028%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.028%) NFS
8 1 (0.028%) NDS
8 1 (0.028%) Postfix
8 1 (0.028%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.028%) SRDF
8 1 (0.028%) vCloud
8 1 (0.028%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.028%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (0.68%) SCCM
2 7 (0.20%) OPNET
3 6 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (0.17%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.085%) CA SiteMinder
5 3 (0.085%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.085%) SCOM
6 2 (0.057%) Puppet
6 2 (0.057%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.057%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.057%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.028%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.028%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.028%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.028%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.028%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.028%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.028%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 213 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 177 (5.00%) SAP
3 152 (4.30%) Oracle
4 77 (2.18%) Cisco
5 71 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 60 (1.70%) Citrix
7 54 (1.53%) IBM
8 52 (1.47%) VMware
9 24 (0.68%) ION Trading
10 22 (0.62%) HP
10 22 (0.62%) Cognos
11 20 (0.57%) Adobe
11 20 (0.57%) EMC
12 19 (0.54%) Business Objects
13 13 (0.37%) CheckPoint
13 13 (0.37%) Juniper
13 13 (0.37%) Avaya
13 13 (0.37%) SunGard
13 13 (0.37%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.34%) Teradata
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