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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 23 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1574 2073 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.11% 8.80% 8.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 9.29% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 1506 1508
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £643 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £92.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.91% +270.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £58.75 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £138.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
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
21035 22303 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.72% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15052 15630 15374
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 360 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 240 £525 +10.52% 56
Bromley +12 21 £513 -10.86%
Canary Wharf -6 18 £400 -13.04%
Croydon -12 6 £391 -19.74%
Brentford -1 5 £438 -0.84%
Feltham -3 5 £430 +9.41%
Beckenham - 5 £375 -
Ealing +5 4 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 4 £338 -8.82% 1
Hounslow +2 3 £381 -4.68%
Twickenham 0 3 £425 -5.55%
Uxbridge -9 3 £550 +32.53%
Westminster -19 3 £525 +121.05%
Ilford +2 2 £475 +26.66%
Hammersmith +1 2 £475 +5.55%
Wimbledon -4 2 £351 -27.54%
Docklands, London -7 2 £625 +21.95%
Harrow -11 1 £220 -32.30%
Wembley - 1 £550 - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 1665 (49.35%) Project Management
2 1122 (33.25%) Finance
3 921 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
4 856 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 817 (24.21%) PRINCE2
6 603 (17.87%) Banking
7 333 (9.87%) Migration
8 311 (9.22%) Retail
9 256 (7.59%) Change Management
10 248 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 239 (7.08%) Scrum
11 239 (7.08%) MS Project
12 235 (6.97%) Microsoft
13 209 (6.19%) PMP
14 208 (6.16%) PMI Certification
15 199 (5.90%) Risk Management
16 186 (5.51%) ITIL
17 185 (5.48%) Data Centre
18 180 (5.33%) Investment Banking
19 176 (5.22%) E-Commerce
20 174 (5.16%) MS Excel
21 172 (5.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 165 (4.89%) Project Planning
23 163 (4.83%) SDLC
24 161 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
25 155 (4.59%) Programme Management
26 150 (4.45%) CRM
27 148 (4.39%) Oracle
27 148 (4.39%) Degree
28 144 (4.27%) Security Cleared

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
1 126 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.39%) CMS
3 45 (1.33%) Confluence
4 31 (0.92%) Skype for Business
5 14 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.39%) MS Project Server
7 11 (0.33%) Apache
8 8 (0.24%) IBM Notes
8 8 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 8 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.15%) SAS
11 5 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.12%) IIS
12 4 (0.12%) JBoss
12 4 (0.12%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 239 (7.08%) MS Project
2 174 (5.16%) MS Excel
3 113 (3.35%) MS Office
4 90 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.030%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 37 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
4 14 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 11 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.33%) Summit
7 9 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
7 9 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.24%) HFM
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.21%) SAP HCM
10 6 (0.18%) CA PPM
10 6 (0.18%) Magento
10 6 (0.18%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.70%) Office 365
2 47 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.74%) SaaS
5 14 (0.41%) PaaS
6 11 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.30%) OneDrive
8 9 (0.27%) Yammer
9 8 (0.24%) IaaS
10 6 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.12%) Trello
12 2 (0.059%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.059%) Veeva
13 1 (0.030%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.030%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.030%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.030%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.030%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 66 (1.96%) WAN
2 55 (1.63%) LAN
3 47 (1.39%) Intranet
4 34 (1.01%) Internet
5 31 (0.92%) Firewall
6 29 (0.86%) Skype
6 29 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
7 20 (0.59%) SAN
8 16 (0.47%) Unified Communications
8 16 (0.47%) VoIP
9 13 (0.39%) FTP
9 13 (0.39%) HTTP
10 12 (0.36%) Network Security
11 10 (0.30%) Extranet
12 9 (0.27%) NAS
12 9 (0.27%) Wireless
13 8 (0.24%) VLAN
13 8 (0.24%) WebEx
14 7 (0.21%) MPLS
15 5 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 23 (0.68%) Big Data
4 16 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 10 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 10 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.24%) SAP HANA
7 7 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (0.18%) DB2
9 5 (0.15%) MySQL
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.12%) KDB
10 4 (0.12%) MS Access
10 4 (0.12%) QlikView
10 4 (0.12%) SAP BI
10 4 (0.12%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 94 (2.79%) JIRA
2 5 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (0.15%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.12%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.089%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.089%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.089%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.089%) Maven
4 3 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.089%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.059%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.030%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.030%) GoCD
6 1 (0.030%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.030%) Selenium
6 1 (0.030%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.030%) Toad
6 1 (0.030%) VersionOne
General
1 1122 (33.25%) Finance
2 603 (17.87%) Banking
3 311 (9.22%) Retail
4 180 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 131 (3.88%) Front Office
6 115 (3.41%) Marketing
7 111 (3.29%) Legal
8 102 (3.02%) Telecoms
9 80 (2.37%) Law
10 64 (1.90%) Financial Institution
11 63 (1.87%) Retail Banking
12 59 (1.75%) Advertising
13 50 (1.48%) Back Office
14 37 (1.10%) Publishing
15 30 (0.89%) Billing
15 30 (0.89%) Games
16 24 (0.71%) Manufacturing
17 21 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.41%) French Language
18 14 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (1.78%) .NET
2 29 (0.86%) HTML
2 29 (0.86%) Middleware
3 28 (0.83%) Web Services
4 19 (0.56%) XML
5 18 (0.53%) J2EE
6 12 (0.36%) HTML5
6 12 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (0.33%) Apache Flex
8 9 (0.27%) Velocity
9 7 (0.21%) CSS
9 7 (0.21%) JSP
9 7 (0.21%) REST
9 7 (0.21%) SOAP
10 6 (0.18%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.18%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.12%) JSON
11 4 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (0.089%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 185 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 161 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (3.26%) PMI
4 84 (2.49%) Management Information System
5 73 (2.16%) Virtual Team
6 61 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 61 (1.81%) User Experience
7 52 (1.54%) Equities
8 49 (1.45%) Fixed Income
9 42 (1.24%) NHS
10 39 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 37 (1.10%) Derivative
12 26 (0.77%) Market Risk
13 25 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
14 24 (0.71%) FMCG
15 23 (0.68%) Computer Science
16 20 (0.59%) Credit Risk
17 19 (0.56%) EPoS
17 19 (0.56%) Video on Demand
18 16 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 124 (3.68%) Windows
2 48 (1.42%) Unix
3 32 (0.95%) Windows Server
4 26 (0.77%) Linux
5 20 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 18 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.27%) AIX
9 7 (0.21%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.18%) Android
10 6 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.15%) Solaris
12 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.089%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.030%) CentOS
14 1 (0.030%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.030%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1665 (49.35%) Project Management
2 921 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
3 856 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 817 (24.21%) PRINCE2
5 333 (9.87%) Migration
6 256 (7.59%) Change Management
7 248 (7.35%) Waterfall
8 239 (7.08%) Scrum
9 199 (5.90%) Risk Management
10 186 (5.51%) ITIL
11 176 (5.22%) E-Commerce
12 172 (5.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 165 (4.89%) Project Planning
14 163 (4.83%) SDLC
15 155 (4.59%) Programme Management
16 150 (4.45%) CRM
17 135 (4.00%) Business Analysis
18 134 (3.97%) Asset Management
19 109 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
20 101 (2.99%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 85 (2.52%) SQL
2 71 (2.10%) Java
3 33 (0.98%) C
4 22 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 19 (0.56%) C#
6 11 (0.33%) C++
7 10 (0.30%) Shell Script
8 9 (0.27%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.24%) PHP
10 7 (0.21%) VBA
11 4 (0.12%) Python
12 3 (0.089%) NATURAL
13 2 (0.059%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.059%) RPG
13 2 (0.059%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.030%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.030%) Ruby
14 1 (0.030%) Scala
14 1 (0.030%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.030%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 209 (6.19%) PMP
2 208 (6.16%) PMI Certification
3 148 (4.39%) Degree
4 144 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 131 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 125 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 87 (2.58%) SC Cleared
8 41 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 38 (1.13%) APMP
10 23 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 19 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.53%) ISEB
13 14 (0.41%) CISSP
14 11 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.21%) CAPM
16 6 (0.18%) CIMA
16 6 (0.18%) ISSAP
16 6 (0.18%) MAPM
17 5 (0.15%) DBS Check
18 4 (0.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (1.78%) QA
2 48 (1.42%) MiFID
3 26 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
4 17 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (0.50%) EMIR
5 15 (0.44%) SLA
6 14 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.39%) SEPA
7 13 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 12 (0.36%) FATCA
9 9 (0.27%) PMBOK
10 8 (0.24%) COBIT
11 7 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.18%) Basel III
13 5 (0.15%) AIFMD
13 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.15%) UCITS
14 3 (0.089%) COREP
14 3 (0.089%) CRD IV
System Software
1 38 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.18%) vCloud
4 4 (0.12%) RACF
5 3 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.059%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.030%) ACF2
7 1 (0.030%) Docker
7 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.030%) StorNext
7 1 (0.030%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.030%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.18%) SCCM
2 5 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.12%) Ansible
4 3 (0.089%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.089%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.059%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.059%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.059%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.059%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.059%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.059%) Puppet
5 2 (0.059%) Salt
5 2 (0.059%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.059%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.059%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.030%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.030%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.030%) Packer
Vendors
1 235 (6.97%) Microsoft
2 148 (4.39%) Oracle
3 126 (3.73%) SAP
4 60 (1.78%) Cisco
5 46 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (1.13%) Citrix
7 37 (1.10%) VMware
8 30 (0.89%) Google
9 29 (0.86%) Murex
10 26 (0.77%) IBM
11 23 (0.68%) Charles River
12 20 (0.59%) Bloomberg
13 19 (0.56%) ServiceNow
14 18 (0.53%) hybris
15 17 (0.50%) Adobe
16 14 (0.41%) CheckPoint
17 13 (0.39%) BT
18 12 (0.36%) ATG
18 12 (0.36%) Avaya
18 12 (0.36%) Hyperion
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Yoh
Rate: £475 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
University of Greenwich
Rate: From £31,656 to £36,672 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £525 per week + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £490.00 - £510.00 per day
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London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
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City, London
Premier IT
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LA International
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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South East London
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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London
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