The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / London
Rank 27 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1293 1777 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.76% 8.29% 8.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.13% 8.72% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1277 1193
Median daily rate £500 £477 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £418
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 11
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +58.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.56 £23.39 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.60 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%

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
18124 20377 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12990 14443 14183
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 307 337
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 204 £500 -0.99% 42
Canary Wharf -1 10 £475 -5.00%
Docklands, London -2 10 £600 +4.34%
Uxbridge -1 8 £485 +14.11% 3
Croydon -4 7 £600 +23.07%
Hammersmith -3 6 £530 +23.25%
Bromley +8 5 £625 +31.57% 1
Brentford +2 4 £375 -18.91%
Kingston Upon Thames -11 3 £400 -1.47% 1
Paddington +4 2 £481 -8.33%
Chessington -1 2 - -
Hackney - 2 £325 -
Feltham +1 1 £275 -34.13%
Hounslow 0 1 £395 +6.75%
Westminster -2 1 £375 -9.36%
West End -3 1 £131 -73.23% 4
Enfield - 1 £265 -
Hillingdon - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £430 -
Surbiton - 1 £475 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 1199 (46.95%) Project Management
2 838 (32.81%) Finance
3 685 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
4 612 (23.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 581 (22.75%) PRINCE2
6 333 (13.04%) Banking
7 276 (10.81%) Migration
8 219 (8.57%) Retail
9 205 (8.03%) Change Management
10 192 (7.52%) Waterfall
11 172 (6.73%) Microsoft
12 167 (6.54%) Scrum
13 148 (5.79%) PMP
14 144 (5.64%) Risk Management
15 137 (5.36%) PMI Certification
15 137 (5.36%) CRM
16 136 (5.32%) MS Project
17 124 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
18 116 (4.54%) Data Centre
19 114 (4.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 112 (4.39%) SAP
21 111 (4.35%) Investment Banking
22 108 (4.23%) Legal
22 108 (4.23%) E-Commerce
22 108 (4.23%) Marketing
23 106 (4.15%) MS Excel
24 105 (4.11%) ITIL
25 104 (4.07%) Programme Management
25 104 (4.07%) Security Cleared
25 104 (4.07%) SDLC

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 40 (1.57%) CMS
3 35 (1.37%) Confluence
4 32 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 17 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 12 (0.47%) Drupal
8 11 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.20%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.16%) WordPress
13 3 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.12%) Documentum
13 3 (0.12%) JBoss
13 3 (0.12%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.12%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.078%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.078%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 136 (5.32%) MS Project
2 106 (4.15%) MS Excel
3 64 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (2.11%) MS Office
5 52 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.27%) Sprinklr
7 7 (0.27%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.23%) SAP SD
8 6 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.20%) Primavera
9 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.16%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (2.66%) Office 365
2 47 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.41%) SaaS
4 32 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.59%) IaaS
6 13 (0.51%) PaaS
7 12 (0.47%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.27%) Yammer
9 6 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.20%) Route 53
11 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.12%) G Suite
11 3 (0.12%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.039%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.039%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.37%) Intranet
2 32 (1.25%) WAN
3 31 (1.21%) LAN
4 30 (1.17%) Firewall
5 27 (1.06%) Internet
5 27 (1.06%) Skype
6 14 (0.55%) VoIP
7 13 (0.51%) Network Security
8 11 (0.43%) MPLS
8 11 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.35%) Unified Communications
10 8 (0.31%) SAN
11 7 (0.27%) WebEx
12 6 (0.23%) Broadband
12 6 (0.23%) Extranet
12 6 (0.23%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.23%) Wireless
13 5 (0.20%) DNS
13 5 (0.20%) HTTP
14 4 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (1.84%) Big Data
3 27 (1.06%) Hadoop
4 22 (0.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (0.47%) SAP BW
5 12 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.35%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.35%) SAP HANA
7 8 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.27%) Essbase
8 7 (0.27%) Flink
8 7 (0.27%) GIS
8 7 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.23%) EDRMS
9 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.20%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.20%) HBase
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (3.09%) JIRA
2 10 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.23%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.16%) Hudson
5 2 (0.078%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.078%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.039%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.039%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.039%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.039%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.039%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.039%) JUnit
6 1 (0.039%) Mockito
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.039%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.039%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.039%) Toad
6 1 (0.039%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.039%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.039%) Zephyr
General
1 838 (32.81%) Finance
2 333 (13.04%) Banking
3 219 (8.57%) Retail
4 111 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 108 (4.23%) Legal
5 108 (4.23%) Marketing
6 94 (3.68%) Front Office
7 56 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 49 (1.92%) Law
9 46 (1.80%) Advertising
10 32 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (1.10%) Retail Banking
13 25 (0.98%) Back Office
14 21 (0.82%) Billing
14 21 (0.82%) Publishing
15 19 (0.74%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.59%) Local Government
17 14 (0.55%) French Language
18 12 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (0.67%) Middleware
2 15 (0.59%) Web Services
3 13 (0.51%) .NET
4 12 (0.47%) XML
5 8 (0.31%) EDIFACT
5 8 (0.31%) HTML
5 8 (0.31%) J2EE
5 8 (0.31%) Kafka
5 8 (0.31%) Velocity
6 6 (0.23%) Spark Streaming
7 5 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.20%) XMPP
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.12%) JSON
9 3 (0.12%) REST
9 3 (0.12%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.078%) Laravel
10 2 (0.078%) Mason
10 2 (0.078%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 124 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (4.54%) Data Centre
3 63 (2.47%) PMI
4 58 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 49 (1.92%) Derivative
6 43 (1.68%) User Experience
7 42 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 42 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 38 (1.49%) Virtual Team
9 31 (1.21%) Equities
10 27 (1.06%) NHS
11 25 (0.98%) FMCG
12 23 (0.90%) Fintech
13 18 (0.70%) Credit Risk
13 18 (0.70%) EPoS
14 15 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (0.51%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.51%) Reference Data
15 13 (0.51%) Social Media
16 12 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 80 (3.13%) Windows
2 34 (1.33%) Linux
3 33 (1.29%) Unix
4 23 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 8 (0.31%) Android
5 8 (0.31%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.20%) AIX
8 4 (0.16%) Solaris
9 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.078%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.039%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.039%) VMS
11 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1199 (46.95%) Project Management
2 685 (26.82%) Agile Software Development
3 612 (23.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 581 (22.75%) PRINCE2
5 276 (10.81%) Migration
6 205 (8.03%) Change Management
7 192 (7.52%) Waterfall
8 167 (6.54%) Scrum
9 144 (5.64%) Risk Management
10 137 (5.36%) CRM
11 114 (4.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 108 (4.23%) E-Commerce
13 105 (4.11%) ITIL
14 104 (4.07%) Programme Management
14 104 (4.07%) SDLC
15 99 (3.88%) Project Planning
16 96 (3.76%) Asset Management
17 95 (3.72%) Business Analysis
18 90 (3.52%) Investment Management
19 85 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (1.84%) SQL
2 35 (1.37%) Java
3 20 (0.78%) C
4 7 (0.27%) Python
5 5 (0.20%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.16%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.12%) C++
7 3 (0.12%) PHP
7 3 (0.12%) VBA
8 2 (0.078%) C#
8 2 (0.078%) Scala
9 1 (0.039%) ABAP
9 1 (0.039%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.039%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.039%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.039%) R
9 1 (0.039%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.039%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (5.79%) PMP
2 137 (5.36%) PMI Certification
3 104 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 99 (3.88%) Degree
5 85 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 79 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 70 (2.74%) SC Cleared
8 23 (0.90%) APMP
9 21 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.47%) ISEB
12 11 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
13 8 (0.31%) CISSP
14 7 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.23%) CCNA
15 6 (0.23%) MBA
16 5 (0.20%) CISM
16 5 (0.20%) MAPM
17 3 (0.12%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.45%) PMO
2 79 (3.09%) MiFID
3 53 (2.08%) QA
4 27 (1.06%) EMIR
5 22 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.63%) GxP
7 14 (0.55%) PMBOK
8 11 (0.43%) FATCA
8 11 (0.43%) GDPR
9 10 (0.39%) SLA
10 9 (0.35%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.35%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.31%) ISO 9000
12 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (0.23%) COBIT
13 6 (0.23%) SEPA
14 5 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
15 4 (0.16%) IFRS
15 4 (0.16%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 29 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.23%) Docker
3 6 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.16%) HDFS
6 2 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.078%) XenApp
7 1 (0.039%) SRDF
7 1 (0.039%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.039%) vSphere
7 1 (0.039%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.23%) Puppet
1 6 (0.23%) SCCM
2 5 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (0.20%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.078%) CSIRT
3 2 (0.078%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (0.078%) Nagios
4 1 (0.039%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.039%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.039%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.039%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.039%) FlexNet
4 1 (0.039%) Grafana
4 1 (0.039%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.039%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.039%) Kibana
4 1 (0.039%) logstash
4 1 (0.039%) rkt
4 1 (0.039%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 172 (6.73%) Microsoft
2 112 (4.39%) SAP
3 97 (3.80%) Oracle
4 63 (2.47%) Cisco
5 44 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (1.10%) Citrix
7 25 (0.98%) IBM
7 25 (0.98%) VMware
8 19 (0.74%) Adobe
9 17 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 16 (0.63%) Google
10 16 (0.63%) iManage
11 14 (0.55%) CheckPoint
11 14 (0.55%) Tableau
12 13 (0.51%) Charles River
12 13 (0.51%) HP
13 11 (0.43%) CyberArk
13 11 (0.43%) Yardi
14 10 (0.39%) Hyperion
14 10 (0.39%) Siebel
London
Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Rate: £300/Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Rate: From £650 to £800 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £217.00 - £255.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Whitby Munn
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago