The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 28 June 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 31 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 10 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.69% 4.47% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 4.74% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 7
Median daily rate £450 £348 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.49% -29.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £279 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.89% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 204 232 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 95.77% 94.31% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 542 339
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £553 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 12
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 4 (18.18%) Avaya
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 3 (13.64%) Product Breakdown Structure
7 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (13.64%) Dependency Management
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 2 (9.09%) Clustering
8 2 (9.09%) Finance

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 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) CA PPM
1 2 (9.09%) Primavera
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 4 (18.18%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Dependency Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Product Breakdown Structure
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Document Management
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) High Availability
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Avaya
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Cadence