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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1716 1996 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.08% 9.19% 8.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 9.89% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1382 1250
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £475
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 £415 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 10
Average hourly rate £24.23 £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -15.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £19.20 £25.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.95 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.48%
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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
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 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 February 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 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 342 £475 -5.00% 129
Uxbridge +10 17 £313 -17.76%
Docklands, London -1 14 £550 - 1
Canary Wharf +1 11 £525 -4.54%
Croydon +1 11 £450 +100.00% 2
Brentford -6 7 £468 -15.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 7 £450 +12.50% 1
Bromley +6 4 £525 +5.00% 2
Rainham - 3 £325 - 2
Hammersmith - 3 £475 - 2
Chiswick +15 2 £130 -65.33%
Hounslow +3 2 £350 -22.22%
Enfield -5 2 - - 1
Twickenham - 2 £350 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £481 -
Ealing - 1 £275 -
Teddington - 1 £325 - 1
Harrow - 1 £650 -
Beckenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Romford - - - -
South Croydon - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1585 (45.13%) Project Management
2 1113 (31.69%) Finance
3 902 (25.68%) PRINCE2
4 781 (22.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 708 (20.16%) Banking
6 678 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
7 307 (8.74%) Migration
8 301 (8.57%) Retail
9 259 (7.37%) MS Project
10 242 (6.89%) Investment Banking
11 234 (6.66%) Scrum
12 212 (6.04%) E-Commerce
12 212 (6.04%) Microsoft
13 211 (6.01%) PMI Certification
14 207 (5.89%) Change Management
15 205 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 201 (5.72%) MS Excel
17 193 (5.50%) Risk Management
18 187 (5.32%) Degree
19 181 (5.15%) ITIL
20 177 (5.04%) Project Planning
21 168 (4.78%) SAP
22 162 (4.61%) Oracle
22 162 (4.61%) PMP
23 155 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
24 143 (4.07%) Waterfall
25 138 (3.93%) Windows
26 135 (3.84%) MS Office
27 134 (3.82%) CRM
27 134 (3.82%) Business Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 46 (1.31%) CMS
3 35 (1.00%) WebSphere
4 23 (0.65%) Lync
5 18 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 10 (0.28%) MS Project Server
9 8 (0.23%) Drupal
9 8 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.20%) SAS
10 7 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.20%) Confluence
10 7 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.14%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.14%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.085%) IIS
Applications
1 259 (7.37%) MS Project
2 201 (5.72%) MS Excel
3 135 (3.84%) MS Office
4 109 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 69 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.14%) InDesign
9 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.085%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.057%) SPSS
12 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.63%) ION MarketView
4 19 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.40%) Magento
6 12 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.34%) Endur
6 12 (0.34%) Agresso
7 9 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.26%) SAP BPC
8 8 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.23%) Temenos T24
8 8 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
10 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.17%) SAP PM
11 5 (0.14%) Summit
11 5 (0.14%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.17%) SaaS
2 24 (0.68%) Office 365
3 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.20%) PaaS
6 5 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.085%) Trello
8 3 (0.085%) Force.com
8 3 (0.085%) Basecamp
8 3 (0.085%) IaaS
9 2 (0.057%) Taleo
10 1 (0.028%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.028%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.54%) WAN
2 46 (1.31%) LAN
3 35 (1.00%) Firewall
4 26 (0.74%) Internet
5 21 (0.60%) Intranet
6 18 (0.51%) SAN
7 15 (0.43%) Network Security
8 13 (0.37%) DNS
9 12 (0.34%) VoIP
10 11 (0.31%) BGP
10 11 (0.31%) Unified Communications
11 10 (0.28%) TCP/IP
12 9 (0.26%) Broadband
12 9 (0.26%) 3G
12 9 (0.26%) MPLS
13 8 (0.23%) Wireless
13 8 (0.23%) IP Telephony
14 7 (0.20%) NAS
14 7 (0.20%) VPN
15 6 (0.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 48 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 27 (0.77%) Big Data
4 16 (0.46%) QlikView
5 15 (0.43%) SAP BW
6 13 (0.37%) Oracle Database
7 12 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.31%) DataStage
9 10 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (0.26%) DB2
10 9 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.23%) SAP HANA
11 8 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.20%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.20%) EDRMS
12 7 (0.20%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 61 (1.74%) JIRA
2 9 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.057%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.057%) Android Studio
4 2 (0.057%) Xcode
5 1 (0.028%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.028%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.028%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.028%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1113 (31.69%) Finance
2 708 (20.16%) Banking
3 301 (8.57%) Retail
4 242 (6.89%) Investment Banking
5 132 (3.76%) Front Office
6 131 (3.73%) Legal
7 125 (3.56%) Marketing
8 102 (2.90%) Telecoms
9 70 (1.99%) Back Office
10 64 (1.82%) Retail Banking
11 59 (1.68%) Law
12 52 (1.48%) Advertising
13 44 (1.25%) Publishing
14 39 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 39 (1.11%) French Language
15 36 (1.03%) Billing
15 36 (1.03%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.77%) Games
17 24 (0.68%) Local Government
18 18 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (0.83%) .NET
2 22 (0.63%) Web Services
3 21 (0.60%) Middleware
4 16 (0.46%) HTML
5 14 (0.40%) XML
6 10 (0.28%) Mason
7 8 (0.23%) SAP PI
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (0.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (0.20%) CSS
8 7 (0.20%) J2EE
9 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
10 5 (0.14%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.14%) Velocity
10 5 (0.14%) JRules
11 4 (0.11%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.11%) HTML5
12 3 (0.085%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 3 (0.085%) SOAP
12 3 (0.085%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (2.42%) NHS
3 76 (2.16%) PMI
4 70 (1.99%) Derivative
5 54 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 51 (1.45%) Fixed Income
7 47 (1.34%) User Experience
8 44 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 38 (1.08%) Credit Risk
11 26 (0.74%) Equities
12 25 (0.71%) Market Risk
13 22 (0.63%) FMCG
14 21 (0.60%) Video on Demand
15 20 (0.57%) EPoS
16 18 (0.51%) Computer Science
16 18 (0.51%) Digital Media
17 17 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
18 16 (0.46%) Visualisation
19 14 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 138 (3.93%) Windows
2 43 (1.22%) UNIX
3 35 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 30 (0.85%) Android
5 29 (0.83%) Linux
6 25 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.28%) Solaris
10 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.14%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.14%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.057%) AIX
12 2 (0.057%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.028%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.028%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.028%) VMS
13 1 (0.028%) NetWare
13 1 (0.028%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1585 (45.13%) Project Management
2 902 (25.68%) PRINCE2
3 781 (22.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 678 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
5 307 (8.74%) Migration
6 234 (6.66%) Scrum
7 212 (6.04%) E-Commerce
8 207 (5.89%) Change Management
9 193 (5.50%) Risk Management
10 181 (5.15%) ITIL
11 177 (5.04%) Project Planning
12 143 (4.07%) Waterfall
13 134 (3.82%) Business Analysis
13 134 (3.82%) CRM
14 130 (3.70%) Programme Management
15 114 (3.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 105 (2.99%) Asset Management
17 101 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
18 96 (2.73%) PRINCE
19 92 (2.62%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 103 (2.93%) SQL
2 64 (1.82%) Java
3 38 (1.08%) C
4 13 (0.37%) PL/SQL
5 12 (0.34%) C#
6 8 (0.23%) PHP
7 7 (0.20%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.20%) ABAP
8 3 (0.085%) VBA
8 3 (0.085%) Python
8 3 (0.085%) C++
8 3 (0.085%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.057%) R
9 2 (0.057%) VB
9 2 (0.057%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.057%) Ruby
10 1 (0.028%) Caml Language
10 1 (0.028%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.028%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.028%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 211 (6.01%) PMI Certification
2 205 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 187 (5.32%) Degree
4 162 (4.61%) PMP
5 133 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 122 (3.47%) Security Cleared
7 69 (1.96%) SC Cleared
8 42 (1.20%) APMP
9 28 (0.80%) ISEB
10 27 (0.77%) VCP4
11 26 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 25 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.48%) CISSP
14 14 (0.40%) BC Cleared
15 10 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.23%) CISA
17 7 (0.20%) CISM
18 6 (0.17%) MBA
18 6 (0.17%) CCNA
19 5 (0.14%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.22%) QA
2 28 (0.80%) Solvency II
3 23 (0.65%) FATCA
4 16 (0.46%) MiFID
5 14 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.40%) PMBOK
6 12 (0.34%) P3O
7 10 (0.28%) EMIR
7 10 (0.28%) Basel III
7 10 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.26%) SLA
9 7 (0.20%) GxP
10 6 (0.17%) Basel II
11 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.14%) COREP
12 4 (0.11%) FINREP
12 4 (0.11%) COBIT
12 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.23%) XenApp
4 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.085%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.085%) vSphere
6 3 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.057%) SRDF
8 1 (0.028%) vCloud
8 1 (0.028%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.028%) NFS
8 1 (0.028%) NDS
8 1 (0.028%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.028%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (0.48%) SCCM
2 7 (0.20%) OPNET
3 5 (0.14%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.11%) SCOM
5 3 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.085%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.057%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.057%) Puppet
6 2 (0.057%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.028%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.028%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.028%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.028%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.028%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.028%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.028%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.028%) MOM
7 1 (0.028%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 212 (6.04%) Microsoft
2 168 (4.78%) SAP
3 162 (4.61%) Oracle
4 76 (2.16%) Cisco
5 58 (1.65%) Citrix
5 58 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 56 (1.59%) VMware
7 52 (1.48%) IBM
8 28 (0.80%) ION Trading
9 26 (0.74%) Cognos
10 25 (0.71%) HP
11 23 (0.65%) Adobe
12 21 (0.60%) EMC
13 20 (0.57%) Business Objects
13 20 (0.57%) ServiceNow
14 16 (0.46%) Sitecore
15 15 (0.43%) Juniper
16 14 (0.40%) Informatica
17 13 (0.37%) CheckPoint
18 12 (0.34%) Avaya
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Markets Rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Certes Computing Ltd
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Careerwise UK Limited
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