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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1715 2059 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.43% 8.85% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 9.34% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1472 1440
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 5
Median hourly rate £34.75 £47.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.84% +61.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £34.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.56 £127.00 £54.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £42.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-27.38% +41.17%
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
21892 22043 22753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.84% 94.74% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15546 15460 15444
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 330 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -2 261 £525 +10.52% 43
Canary Wharf -10 16 £394 -17.10%
Croydon -1 13 £365 -29.63%
Bromley +8 11 £425 -12.82%
Feltham 0 11 £435 +7.27% 1
Brentford +4 8 £475 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 7 £336 -7.95%
Wimbledon +2 4 £300 -38.41%
Hounslow 0 3 £388 +3.33% 1
Hammersmith +2 2 £475 +11.76%
Ealing -1 2 £488 +8.33%
Ilford -1 2 £475 +24.59%
Docklands, London -5 2 £600 +14.28%
Uxbridge -11 2 - -
Beckenham - 2 £375 -
Westminster - 2 £525 -
Southwark - 2 £475 -
Paddington +3 1 - -
Twickenham -4 1 £425 -5.55%
Harrow -9 1 £220 -32.30%
Wembley - 1 £550 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1581 (47.91%) Project Management
2 1084 (32.85%) Finance
3 910 (27.58%) Agile Software Development
4 813 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 757 (22.94%) PRINCE2
6 581 (17.61%) Banking
7 339 (10.27%) Migration
8 306 (9.27%) Retail
9 250 (7.58%) Waterfall
10 239 (7.24%) Microsoft
11 238 (7.21%) Change Management
12 236 (7.15%) Scrum
13 214 (6.48%) MS Project
14 202 (6.12%) PMP
15 199 (6.03%) PMI Certification
16 189 (5.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 188 (5.70%) Risk Management
18 180 (5.45%) Programme Management
19 178 (5.39%) Data Centre
20 174 (5.27%) ITIL
21 173 (5.24%) MS Excel
22 170 (5.15%) Project Planning
23 166 (5.03%) E-Commerce
24 162 (4.91%) Investment Banking
25 158 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
26 149 (4.52%) CRM
26 149 (4.52%) Degree
27 145 (4.39%) Business Analysis
28 143 (4.33%) SDLC
29 137 (4.15%) SharePoint

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
1 137 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.76%) Confluence
3 50 (1.52%) CMS
4 29 (0.88%) Skype for Business
5 14 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 14 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.39%) MS Project Server
7 12 (0.36%) Apache
8 11 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.24%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.18%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.18%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.18%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.15%) JBoss
13 5 (0.15%) SAS
13 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 214 (6.48%) MS Project
2 173 (5.24%) MS Excel
3 102 (3.09%) MS Office
4 83 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 57 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.061%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 28 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.52%) SAP FI
4 13 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
6 9 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 8 (0.24%) HFM
7 8 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.24%) SAP HCM
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.21%) Summit
8 7 (0.21%) thinkFolio
9 6 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.64%) Office 365
2 41 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (0.88%) SaaS
5 22 (0.67%) PaaS
6 16 (0.48%) IaaS
7 11 (0.33%) OneDrive
8 10 (0.30%) Yammer
9 7 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.21%) Route 53
10 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.12%) Trello
12 2 (0.061%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.061%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.030%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.030%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.61%) Intranet
1 53 (1.61%) WAN
2 43 (1.30%) LAN
3 33 (1.00%) Skype
4 31 (0.94%) Internet
5 26 (0.79%) Firewall
5 26 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (0.45%) Network Security
7 14 (0.42%) SAN
8 13 (0.39%) FTP
8 13 (0.39%) HTTP
9 11 (0.33%) Extranet
9 11 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 11 (0.33%) VoIP
10 7 (0.21%) NAS
11 6 (0.18%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.18%) MPLS
12 5 (0.15%) ATM
12 5 (0.15%) SMS
13 4 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (0.79%) Big Data
4 14 (0.42%) Hadoop
5 13 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (0.27%) GIS
7 9 (0.27%) Power BI
8 7 (0.21%) Adabas
8 7 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (0.21%) SAP HANA
9 6 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.18%) DB2
9 6 (0.18%) MySQL
9 6 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.18%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.15%) QlikView
10 5 (0.15%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 118 (3.58%) JIRA
2 11 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (0.21%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.15%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.091%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.091%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (0.091%) Maven
6 3 (0.091%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.091%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.061%) GoCD
7 2 (0.061%) Toad
7 2 (0.061%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.030%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.030%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.030%) Selenium
8 1 (0.030%) SoapUI
General
1 1084 (32.85%) Finance
2 581 (17.61%) Banking
3 306 (9.27%) Retail
4 162 (4.91%) Investment Banking
5 131 (3.97%) Front Office
6 130 (3.94%) Marketing
7 107 (3.24%) Legal
8 90 (2.73%) Telecoms
9 72 (2.18%) Law
10 63 (1.91%) Retail Banking
11 61 (1.85%) Financial Institution
12 58 (1.76%) Back Office
13 49 (1.48%) Advertising
14 45 (1.36%) Publishing
15 30 (0.91%) Billing
15 30 (0.91%) Games
16 29 (0.88%) Manufacturing
17 19 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.52%) French Language
19 16 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (1.67%) .NET
2 32 (0.97%) Middleware
3 31 (0.94%) HTML
4 24 (0.73%) Web Services
5 21 (0.64%) XML
6 15 (0.45%) J2EE
7 12 (0.36%) HTML5
7 12 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (0.27%) CSS
9 8 (0.24%) JSP
9 8 (0.24%) Velocity
10 7 (0.21%) REST
10 7 (0.21%) SOAP
11 6 (0.18%) Apache Flex
11 6 (0.18%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.18%) SailPoint
12 4 (0.12%) jQuery
12 4 (0.12%) JSON
12 4 (0.12%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.091%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 178 (5.39%) Data Centre
2 158 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 110 (3.33%) PMI
4 86 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 73 (2.21%) Virtual Team
6 64 (1.94%) User Experience
7 63 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 45 (1.36%) Equities
9 42 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 40 (1.21%) NHS
11 38 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 37 (1.12%) Derivative
13 29 (0.88%) Market Risk
14 27 (0.82%) Computer Science
15 25 (0.76%) FMCG
16 24 (0.73%) EPoS
17 22 (0.67%) Video on Demand
18 19 (0.58%) Mainframe
18 19 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
19 17 (0.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 104 (3.15%) Windows
2 47 (1.42%) Unix
3 32 (0.97%) Linux
4 19 (0.58%) Windows Server
5 16 (0.48%) Windows 10
5 16 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.27%) AIX
7 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.12%) Android
11 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.091%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.061%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.030%) CentOS
14 1 (0.030%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.030%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.030%) VMS
14 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1581 (47.91%) Project Management
2 910 (27.58%) Agile Software Development
3 813 (24.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 757 (22.94%) PRINCE2
5 339 (10.27%) Migration
6 250 (7.58%) Waterfall
7 238 (7.21%) Change Management
8 236 (7.15%) Scrum
9 189 (5.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 188 (5.70%) Risk Management
11 180 (5.45%) Programme Management
12 174 (5.27%) ITIL
13 170 (5.15%) Project Planning
14 166 (5.03%) E-Commerce
15 149 (4.52%) CRM
16 145 (4.39%) Business Analysis
17 143 (4.33%) SDLC
18 134 (4.06%) Asset Management
19 116 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
20 108 (3.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 84 (2.55%) SQL
2 57 (1.73%) Java
3 37 (1.12%) C
4 23 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 18 (0.55%) C#
6 14 (0.42%) VBA
7 11 (0.33%) C++
7 11 (0.33%) PHP
8 10 (0.30%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.27%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.21%) NATURAL
11 5 (0.15%) Python
12 2 (0.061%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.061%) RPG
12 2 (0.061%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.030%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.030%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.030%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.030%) Ruby
13 1 (0.030%) Scala
Qualifications
1 202 (6.12%) PMP
2 199 (6.03%) PMI Certification
3 149 (4.52%) Degree
4 134 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 129 (3.91%) Security Cleared
6 102 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 82 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 38 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (1.03%) APMP
10 23 (0.70%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (0.55%) CISSP
13 17 (0.52%) ISEB
14 10 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
15 9 (0.27%) ISSAP
16 6 (0.18%) MAPM
17 5 (0.15%) ACCA
17 5 (0.15%) CISM
18 4 (0.12%) CAPM
18 4 (0.12%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (1.85%) QA
2 46 (1.39%) MiFID
3 20 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.55%) Solvency II
5 16 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 16 (0.48%) EMIR
6 14 (0.42%) SLA
7 12 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.33%) FATCA
9 10 (0.30%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.27%) SEPA
11 8 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.18%) Basel III
13 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.15%) UCITS
14 4 (0.12%) AIFMD
14 4 (0.12%) COBIT
14 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
15 3 (0.091%) COREP
15 3 (0.091%) CRD IV
System Software
1 28 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.27%) Docker
4 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.18%) vCloud
5 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.061%) RACF
6 2 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.030%) ACF2
7 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.030%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 10 (0.30%) Puppet
2 7 (0.21%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.15%) SCCM
5 4 (0.12%) Ansible
5 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.091%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.091%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.091%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.061%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.061%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.061%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.061%) Salt
7 2 (0.061%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.061%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.061%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.030%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.030%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.030%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 239 (7.24%) Microsoft
2 135 (4.09%) Oracle
3 134 (4.06%) SAP
4 49 (1.48%) Cisco
5 47 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (0.94%) Citrix
7 27 (0.82%) VMware
8 26 (0.79%) IBM
9 24 (0.73%) Charles River
9 24 (0.73%) Google
10 20 (0.61%) Adobe
10 20 (0.61%) Bloomberg
10 20 (0.61%) Murex
11 19 (0.58%) hybris
11 19 (0.58%) ServiceNow
12 17 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.39%) HP
13 13 (0.39%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.36%) BT
15 11 (0.33%) Hyperion
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450.00 - £600 per day + Expenses
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Montash
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £525 - £575 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + Per Day - Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Climate-KIC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £440 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £395 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £325 - £385 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
North West London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago