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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 20 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1751 2155 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.59% 8.89% 8.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.23% 9.55% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1530 1222
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 £330 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £29.25 £33.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -42.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.34 £22.50 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.63 £48.75 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +30.38%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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 -4 397 £475 -7.76% 109
Croydon +11 18 £475 +26.66%
Uxbridge +9 12 £350 +9.37% 2
Canary Wharf -7 12 £438 -30.55%
Docklands, London -3 7 £600 +9.09% 2
Hammersmith +4 6 £475 +137.50%
Kingston Upon Thames -11 4 £388 +14.81% 1
Brentford -11 3 £438 -2.77% 1
Wembley -2 2 £300 -22.58% 1
Ealing +2 1 £413 -8.33%
Wimbledon -1 1 £500 -4.76%
Hounslow -2 1 £400 -15.78% 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1707 (45.33%) Project Management
2 1183 (31.41%) Finance
3 961 (25.52%) PRINCE2
4 814 (21.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 740 (19.65%) Banking
6 726 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
7 358 (9.51%) Migration
8 333 (8.84%) Retail
9 295 (7.83%) Investment Banking
10 237 (6.29%) Microsoft
11 234 (6.21%) MS Project
12 231 (6.13%) Scrum
12 231 (6.13%) Change Management
13 216 (5.74%) E-Commerce
14 205 (5.44%) Project Planning
15 202 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 199 (5.28%) ITIL
17 197 (5.23%) PMI Certification
18 196 (5.20%) Risk Management
19 193 (5.12%) SAP
20 188 (4.99%) Degree
21 180 (4.78%) MS Excel
22 167 (4.43%) CRM
22 167 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
23 161 (4.28%) Oracle
24 160 (4.25%) Business Analysis
25 152 (4.04%) PMP
26 145 (3.85%) Windows
27 144 (3.82%) Waterfall
28 143 (3.80%) Front Office

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 121 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 53 (1.41%) CMS
3 33 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 25 (0.66%) Lync
5 22 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.27%) MS Project Server
9 8 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.21%) FileNet
10 7 (0.19%) Drupal
10 7 (0.19%) SAS
11 5 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.13%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.11%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 234 (6.21%) MS Project
2 180 (4.78%) MS Excel
3 127 (3.37%) MS Office
4 111 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 68 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.13%) InDesign
10 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.027%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.027%) FastStats
11 1 (0.027%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 42 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.35%) Agresso
4 13 (0.35%) Endur
5 12 (0.32%) ION MarketView
5 12 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (0.32%) ResourceLink
6 10 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.24%) Magento
7 9 (0.24%) SAP BPC
8 8 (0.21%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.19%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 6 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
10 6 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.82%) SaaS
2 19 (0.50%) Office 365
3 13 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.35%) Force.com
4 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.24%) PaaS
5 6 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.053%) IaaS
7 2 (0.053%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.053%) Taleo
8 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.70%) WAN
2 51 (1.35%) LAN
3 45 (1.19%) Firewall
4 34 (0.90%) Intranet
4 34 (0.90%) Internet
5 22 (0.58%) SAN
6 17 (0.45%) Network Security
7 15 (0.40%) VoIP
8 14 (0.37%) MPLS
9 12 (0.32%) BGP
9 12 (0.32%) Unified Communications
10 11 (0.29%) 3G
11 9 (0.24%) Wireless
11 9 (0.24%) Extranet
12 8 (0.21%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.21%) DNS
13 7 (0.19%) VPN
13 7 (0.19%) Broadband
14 6 (0.16%) Multicast
14 6 (0.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (1.22%) SQL Server
3 25 (0.66%) Big Data
4 18 (0.48%) SAP BW
5 17 (0.45%) QlikView
6 12 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 10 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (0.24%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.21%) DataStage
9 8 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.19%) SAP HANA
10 7 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.19%) DB2
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (1.33%) JIRA
2 10 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.080%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.053%) Android Studio
5 2 (0.053%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.053%) Xcode
5 2 (0.053%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.027%) WATIR
6 1 (0.027%) Selenium
6 1 (0.027%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.027%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.027%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.027%) Sahi
6 1 (0.027%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.027%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.027%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.027%) Toad
6 1 (0.027%) Rational Rose
General
1 1183 (31.41%) Finance
2 740 (19.65%) Banking
3 333 (8.84%) Retail
4 295 (7.83%) Investment Banking
5 143 (3.80%) Front Office
6 124 (3.29%) Marketing
7 121 (3.21%) Legal
8 106 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 76 (2.02%) Back Office
10 69 (1.83%) Publishing
11 65 (1.73%) Advertising
11 65 (1.73%) Retail Banking
12 50 (1.33%) Financial Institution
13 47 (1.25%) Law
14 38 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 37 (0.98%) Billing
16 33 (0.88%) Games
17 32 (0.85%) Manufacturing
18 28 (0.74%) Local Government
19 24 (0.64%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (0.93%) .NET
2 31 (0.82%) Middleware
3 23 (0.61%) HTML
4 21 (0.56%) Web Services
5 14 (0.37%) XML
5 14 (0.37%) CSS
6 13 (0.35%) Mason
7 8 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (0.19%) Application Packaging
9 6 (0.16%) J2EE
9 6 (0.16%) JRules
9 6 (0.16%) SAP PI
10 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 4 (0.11%) LAMP
11 4 (0.11%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.080%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 3 (0.080%) WPF
12 3 (0.080%) HTML5
13 2 (0.053%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 167 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (2.79%) NHS
3 86 (2.28%) PMI
4 79 (2.10%) Derivative
5 74 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 53 (1.41%) User Experience
7 48 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 47 (1.25%) Fixed Income
9 43 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 35 (0.93%) Credit Risk
11 33 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
12 31 (0.82%) Digital Media
13 29 (0.77%) EPoS
13 29 (0.77%) Market Risk
14 25 (0.66%) Computer Science
14 25 (0.66%) Video on Demand
15 20 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
16 19 (0.50%) Equities
17 17 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
17 17 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 145 (3.85%) Windows
2 54 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 40 (1.06%) Linux
4 34 (0.90%) UNIX
5 33 (0.88%) Android
6 31 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.29%) Solaris
11 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.053%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.053%) SUSE
15 1 (0.027%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.027%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.027%) VMS
15 1 (0.027%) NetWare
15 1 (0.027%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1707 (45.33%) Project Management
2 961 (25.52%) PRINCE2
3 814 (21.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 726 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (9.51%) Migration
6 231 (6.13%) Scrum
6 231 (6.13%) Change Management
7 216 (5.74%) E-Commerce
8 205 (5.44%) Project Planning
9 199 (5.28%) ITIL
10 196 (5.20%) Risk Management
11 167 (4.43%) CRM
12 160 (4.25%) Business Analysis
13 144 (3.82%) Waterfall
14 129 (3.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 125 (3.32%) Programme Management
16 112 (2.97%) User Acceptance Testing
17 111 (2.95%) Change Control
18 110 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
19 107 (2.84%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (2.66%) SQL
2 64 (1.70%) Java
3 41 (1.09%) C
4 13 (0.35%) PL/SQL
4 13 (0.35%) JavaScript
5 11 (0.29%) C#
6 8 (0.21%) PHP
7 6 (0.16%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.11%) C++
8 4 (0.11%) VBA
8 4 (0.11%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.080%) Python
10 2 (0.053%) VB
10 2 (0.053%) R
10 2 (0.053%) Ruby
11 1 (0.027%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.027%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.027%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.027%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.027%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 202 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 197 (5.23%) PMI Certification
3 188 (4.99%) Degree
4 152 (4.04%) PMP
5 142 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 142 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 80 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 38 (1.01%) APMP
8 32 (0.85%) ISEB
9 31 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (0.53%) CISSP
10 20 (0.53%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 12 (0.32%) CISA
13 10 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.16%) GIAC
15 5 (0.13%) CISM
16 4 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.11%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.15%) QA
2 20 (0.53%) Solvency II
3 19 (0.50%) EMIR
4 16 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (0.35%) MiFID
5 13 (0.35%) FATCA
5 13 (0.35%) SLA
6 12 (0.32%) P3O
6 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.32%) Basel III
7 11 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.16%) GxP
10 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.13%) COREP
12 4 (0.11%) FINREP
12 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.11%) Basel II
13 3 (0.080%) AIFMD
System Software
1 37 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 34 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.32%) XenApp
4 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.080%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.080%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.053%) vSphere
8 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.027%) Xen
8 1 (0.027%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.027%) vCloud
8 1 (0.027%) SRDF
8 1 (0.027%) Postfix
8 1 (0.027%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.027%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.027%) NFS
8 1 (0.027%) NDS
8 1 (0.027%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 29 (0.77%) SCCM
2 10 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 8 (0.21%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 7 (0.19%) OPNET
5 4 (0.11%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.080%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.053%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.053%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.053%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.053%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.053%) AppDNA
7 2 (0.053%) Puppet
7 2 (0.053%) SCOM
8 1 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.027%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 237 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 193 (5.12%) SAP
3 161 (4.28%) Oracle
4 81 (2.15%) Cisco
5 69 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 65 (1.73%) Citrix
7 60 (1.59%) VMware
8 58 (1.54%) IBM
9 34 (0.90%) HP
10 20 (0.53%) Business Objects
10 20 (0.53%) Cognos
11 19 (0.50%) ION Trading
11 19 (0.50%) EMC
12 15 (0.40%) Adobe
13 14 (0.37%) Juniper
13 14 (0.37%) Avaya
13 14 (0.37%) Teradata
14 13 (0.35%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.29%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.29%) Informatica
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