Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Project Manager
South London > Croydon
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 55 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 -22 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 30 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.37% 4.07% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 4.37% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 18
Croydon median daily rate £495 £365 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.62% -23.96% +1.05%
10th Percentile £420 £280 £425
90th Percentile £676 £426 £631
South London median daily rate £488 £418 £455
% change year-on-year +16.77% -8.24% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 851 504 332
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 93.33% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 315 214
Croydon median daily rate £500 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £302
90th Percentile £650 £559 £525
South London median daily rate £488 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +14.71% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 8
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £35.25 £20.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.28% +70.78% +37.60%
10th Percentile £12.90 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £86.10 £95.00 £34.13
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £21.20 £18.00
% change year-on-year +95.35% +17.78% +12.50%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Croydon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Croydon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Croydon over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Croydon

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Croydon

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Croydon region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 11 (36.67%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) PMP
7 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Economics
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) IaaS
8 3 (10.00%) Coaching
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Project Governance
8 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Release Management
8 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.00%) Degree
9 2 (6.67%) WFM
9 2 (6.67%) MS Project Server

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (6.67%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) CA PPM
1 2 (6.67%) Primavera
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.00%) Coaching
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Economics
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) People Management
7 2 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (6.67%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (13.33%) PMP
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
1 2 (6.67%) PMBOK
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) Aruba
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) VMware