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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 16 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1816 2046 1820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.49% 9.13% 8.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.17% 9.82% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1451 1299
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £335 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Average hourly rate £26.50 £43.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% +1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £19.00 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £66.53 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £35.03
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +8.92%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -4 367 £500 -1.08% 141
Croydon +5 17 £495 +2.85% 1
Uxbridge +4 15 £353 +5.37% 2
Docklands, London -3 15 £500 -9.09%
Canary Wharf +3 13 £525 -7.07%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 7 £488 +21.87% 2
Brentford -11 7 £468 -10.09%
Bromley +9 4 £425 +41.66% 3
Hammersmith - 4 £425 - 1
Chiswick +13 3 £130 -65.33%
Rainham - 3 £325 -
Ealing - 1 £275 - 1
Harrow - 1 £650 -
Hayes - 1 £350 -
Teddington - 1 £325 -
Wimbledon - 1 £463 -
Beckenham - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1568 (44.93%) Project Management
2 1100 (31.52%) Finance
3 902 (25.85%) PRINCE2
4 777 (22.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 697 (19.97%) Banking
6 672 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
7 334 (9.57%) Retail
8 309 (8.85%) Migration
9 261 (7.48%) MS Project
10 237 (6.79%) Investment Banking
11 233 (6.68%) Scrum
12 223 (6.39%) PMI Certification
13 215 (6.16%) Microsoft
14 207 (5.93%) Change Management
15 205 (5.87%) E-Commerce
16 199 (5.70%) MS Excel
17 196 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 180 (5.16%) Risk Management
19 178 (5.10%) ITIL
20 176 (5.04%) Degree
21 168 (4.81%) SAP
22 166 (4.76%) PMP
23 157 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
24 156 (4.47%) Project Planning
25 151 (4.33%) Oracle
26 139 (3.98%) Waterfall
26 139 (3.98%) Windows
27 135 (3.87%) Legal
28 132 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
29 128 (3.67%) Marketing

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 118 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 49 (1.40%) CMS
3 26 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 25 (0.72%) Lync
5 22 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 14 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.29%) MS Project Server
9 9 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.23%) SAS
10 8 (0.23%) Drupal
11 7 (0.20%) Confluence
11 7 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.14%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.086%) IIS
Applications
1 261 (7.48%) MS Project
2 199 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 126 (3.61%) MS Office
4 99 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 70 (2.01%) 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 3 (0.086%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.057%) SPSS
12 1 (0.029%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.60%) ION MarketView
4 19 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.40%) Magento
5 14 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.34%) Agresso
7 11 (0.32%) Endur
8 10 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 9 (0.26%) SAP BPC
9 9 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.23%) Temenos T24
10 8 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
11 7 (0.20%) SAP PM
12 6 (0.17%) SAP SD
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.06%) SaaS
2 35 (1.00%) Office 365
3 22 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.14%) PaaS
7 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.086%) Trello
8 3 (0.086%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.057%) IaaS
9 2 (0.057%) Taleo
10 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.029%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 58 (1.66%) WAN
2 49 (1.40%) LAN
3 31 (0.89%) Firewall
4 28 (0.80%) Internet
5 23 (0.66%) Intranet
6 18 (0.52%) SAN
7 15 (0.43%) VoIP
8 12 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.34%) Unified Communications
9 11 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.32%) DNS
10 10 (0.29%) Broadband
10 10 (0.29%) Wireless
11 9 (0.26%) NAS
11 9 (0.26%) 3G
12 8 (0.23%) Ethernet
13 7 (0.20%) BGP
13 7 (0.20%) VPN
13 7 (0.20%) 4G
14 6 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 31 (0.89%) Big Data
4 18 (0.52%) SAP BW
5 13 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (0.34%) DB2
6 12 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 11 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (0.32%) DataStage
8 10 (0.29%) QlikView
9 9 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.20%) SAP HANA
10 7 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.20%) EDRMS
11 6 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 49 (1.40%) JIRA
2 6 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.057%) Xcode
4 2 (0.057%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.057%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.029%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.029%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.029%) RequisitePro
General
1 1100 (31.52%) Finance
2 697 (19.97%) Banking
3 334 (9.57%) Retail
4 237 (6.79%) Investment Banking
5 135 (3.87%) Legal
6 128 (3.67%) Marketing
7 122 (3.50%) Front Office
8 113 (3.24%) Telecoms
9 74 (2.12%) Retail Banking
10 59 (1.69%) Back Office
11 56 (1.60%) Law
12 50 (1.43%) Advertising
13 41 (1.17%) Publishing
13 41 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 41 (1.17%) French Language
14 35 (1.00%) Games
15 34 (0.97%) Billing
16 32 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.77%) Local Government
18 24 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (1.03%) .NET
2 26 (0.74%) Web Services
3 25 (0.72%) Middleware
4 15 (0.43%) HTML
5 13 (0.37%) XML
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (0.20%) J2EE
8 6 (0.17%) CSS
8 6 (0.17%) Velocity
8 6 (0.17%) SAP PI
8 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 5 (0.14%) Mason
9 5 (0.14%) XMPP
9 5 (0.14%) Apache Flex
9 5 (0.14%) JRules
9 5 (0.14%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.11%) SOAP
10 4 (0.11%) HTML5
11 3 (0.086%) RESTful
11 3 (0.086%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 157 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (2.44%) PMI
3 71 (2.03%) Derivative
4 69 (1.98%) NHS
5 60 (1.72%) Fixed Income
6 58 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 52 (1.49%) User Experience
8 42 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 40 (1.15%) Mobile App
10 38 (1.09%) Credit Risk
11 34 (0.97%) Equities
12 26 (0.74%) FMCG
13 23 (0.66%) Market Risk
14 20 (0.57%) Video on Demand
15 17 (0.49%) Online Games
15 17 (0.49%) Computer Science
15 17 (0.49%) EPoS
16 16 (0.46%) Online Banking
17 15 (0.43%) Digital Media
18 13 (0.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 139 (3.98%) Windows
2 48 (1.38%) UNIX
3 37 (1.06%) Linux
4 36 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 25 (0.72%) Android
6 20 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.26%) Solaris
11 4 (0.11%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.057%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.057%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.057%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.029%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.029%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.029%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.029%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1568 (44.93%) Project Management
2 902 (25.85%) PRINCE2
3 777 (22.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 672 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
5 309 (8.85%) Migration
6 233 (6.68%) Scrum
7 207 (5.93%) Change Management
8 205 (5.87%) E-Commerce
9 180 (5.16%) Risk Management
10 178 (5.10%) ITIL
11 156 (4.47%) Project Planning
12 139 (3.98%) Waterfall
13 126 (3.61%) CRM
14 124 (3.55%) Business Analysis
15 116 (3.32%) Programme Management
16 114 (3.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 106 (3.04%) Asset Management
18 98 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
19 93 (2.66%) PRINCE
20 87 (2.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 83 (2.38%) SQL
2 59 (1.69%) Java
3 32 (0.92%) C
4 17 (0.49%) C#
5 10 (0.29%) PL/SQL
6 9 (0.26%) PHP
7 8 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 8 (0.23%) ABAP
8 4 (0.11%) COBOL
8 4 (0.11%) Python
9 3 (0.086%) Ruby
9 3 (0.086%) C++
9 3 (0.086%) VBA
10 2 (0.057%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.057%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.057%) VB
11 1 (0.029%) Caml Language
11 1 (0.029%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.029%) Scala
11 1 (0.029%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 223 (6.39%) PMI Certification
2 196 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 176 (5.04%) Degree
4 166 (4.76%) PMP
5 132 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 117 (3.35%) Security Cleared
7 76 (2.18%) SC Cleared
8 41 (1.17%) APMP
9 25 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 24 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (0.60%) ISEB
12 15 (0.43%) CISSP
13 13 (0.37%) BC Cleared
14 12 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.26%) CCNA
16 8 (0.23%) CISA
17 6 (0.17%) CISM
17 6 (0.17%) MBA
18 5 (0.14%) GIAC
18 5 (0.14%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (2.26%) QA
2 31 (0.89%) Solvency II
3 27 (0.77%) FATCA
4 13 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (0.34%) MiFID
5 12 (0.34%) SLA
6 11 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.32%) EMIR
6 11 (0.32%) Basel III
6 11 (0.32%) PMBOK
7 10 (0.29%) P3O
8 9 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.20%) GxP
10 7 (0.20%) Basel II
11 5 (0.14%) COREP
12 4 (0.11%) FINREP
12 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.11%) COBIT
12 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.17%) XenApp
3 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.086%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.057%) SRDF
6 2 (0.057%) vSphere
7 1 (0.029%) vCloud
7 1 (0.029%) NFS
7 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.029%) Firmware
7 1 (0.029%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.029%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (0.43%) SCCM
2 6 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (0.17%) OPNET
3 3 (0.086%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.086%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.086%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (0.086%) SCOM
3 3 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.086%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.057%) Puppet
4 2 (0.057%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.057%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.057%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.029%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.029%) MOM
5 1 (0.029%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.029%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.029%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.029%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 215 (6.16%) Microsoft
2 168 (4.81%) SAP
3 151 (4.33%) Oracle
4 71 (2.03%) Cisco
5 56 (1.60%) VMware
6 53 (1.52%) Citrix
7 48 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 43 (1.23%) IBM
9 29 (0.83%) Cognos
10 26 (0.74%) HP
10 26 (0.74%) ION Trading
11 22 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 21 (0.60%) Adobe
13 19 (0.54%) EMC
14 14 (0.40%) Business Objects
15 13 (0.37%) Juniper
15 13 (0.37%) Informatica
16 12 (0.34%) hybris
17 11 (0.32%) Murex
18 10 (0.29%) Dell
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Hays Finance Technology
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Roc Search
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Lorien Resourcing
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TEKsystems
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Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Montash
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Posted: Yesterday
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