The median contractor rate for a IT Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Project Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 117 167
Rank change year-on-year -18 +50  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 27 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.16% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 21
Median daily rate £450 £513 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +2.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £640 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £415
% change year-on-year - -0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -34.93% +38.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Project Manager in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in the City of London

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in the City of London

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT 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 City of London region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 23 (53.49%) Project Management
2 18 (41.86%) Finance
3 14 (32.56%) Banking
3 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
7 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
7 7 (16.28%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (11.63%) Project Governance
8 5 (11.63%) Front Office
8 5 (11.63%) PMI Certification
9 4 (9.30%) PMP
9 4 (9.30%) C
9 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.30%) MiFID
9 4 (9.30%) SDLC
9 4 (9.30%) SEPA
10 3 (6.98%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 3 (6.98%) Information Governance
10 3 (6.98%) Retail
10 3 (6.98%) Data Security
10 3 (6.98%) Change Management
10 3 (6.98%) Fixed Income
10 3 (6.98%) Java
10 3 (6.98%) MS Project
10 3 (6.98%) PMI
10 3 (6.98%) NHS
11 2 (4.65%) Middleware
11 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DMVPN
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
1 1 (2.33%) Skype
1 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Banking
3 7 (16.28%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Front Office
5 3 (6.98%) Retail
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.65%) Legal
6 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (2.33%) Back Office
7 1 (2.33%) International Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Fixed Income
1 3 (6.98%) NHS
1 3 (6.98%) PMI
2 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.65%) Equities
2 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Unix
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Project Management
2 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
6 7 (16.28%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (11.63%) Project Governance
8 4 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
9 3 (6.98%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Data Security
9 3 (6.98%) Information Governance
10 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.65%) Data Management
10 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.65%) Migration
10 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C
2 3 (6.98%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) PMI Certification
2 4 (9.30%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) APMP
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) MiFID
1 4 (9.30%) SEPA
2 2 (4.65%) EMIR
3 1 (2.33%) AIFMD
3 1 (2.33%) CRD IV
3 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.33%) FATCA
3 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco
2 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.33%) ION Trading
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago