The median contractor rate for a IT Project Manager was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
England / London
Rank 277 230 263
Rank change year-on-year -47 +33  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 126 207 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.94% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 134 108
Median daily rate £510 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £333 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -2.94% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.50% -  
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in London

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in London

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in London

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in London

IT 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 IT Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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 +1 27 £450 -12.19% 6
Docklands, London - 4 £644 -
Croydon +11 2 £416 -4.09%
Canary Wharf -3 2 £425 -15.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £425 -
Uxbridge -6 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £430 -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 143 (58.13%) Project Management
2 86 (34.96%) Finance
3 80 (32.52%) PRINCE2
4 71 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (22.36%) Banking
7 29 (11.79%) Front Office
8 25 (10.16%) PMI Certification
9 24 (9.76%) Retail
10 23 (9.35%) SDLC
10 23 (9.35%) Change Management
10 23 (9.35%) PMP
11 22 (8.94%) Investment Banking
11 22 (8.94%) Matrix Organization
12 20 (8.13%) Investment Management
12 20 (8.13%) Risk Management
13 19 (7.72%) MS Project
14 18 (7.32%) Legal
15 17 (6.91%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.50%) Wealth Management
16 16 (6.50%) Migration
17 15 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 15 (6.10%) Business Analysis
18 14 (5.69%) Matrix Management
18 14 (5.69%) ITIL
19 13 (5.28%) E-Commerce
19 13 (5.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 13 (5.28%) Microsoft
19 13 (5.28%) Project Planning
19 13 (5.28%) Degree

IT 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 7 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.81%) Confluence
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) Documentum
3 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 19 (7.72%) MS Project
2 7 (2.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.63%) MS Office
5 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.81%) thinkFolio
1 2 (0.81%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.41%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.41%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.03%) IaaS
2 5 (2.03%) SaaS
3 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.81%) PaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) LAN
1 7 (2.85%) WAN
2 4 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.81%) 4G
3 2 (0.81%) Firewall
3 2 (0.81%) Intranet
3 2 (0.81%) Network Security
3 2 (0.81%) Skype
3 2 (0.81%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.81%) VoIP
3 2 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) PSTN
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.63%) Big Data
1 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.41%) Flink
3 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.25%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (34.96%) Finance
2 55 (22.36%) Banking
3 29 (11.79%) Front Office
4 24 (9.76%) Retail
5 22 (8.94%) Investment Banking
6 18 (7.32%) Legal
7 9 (3.66%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (3.25%) Retail Banking
9 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.03%) Back Office
10 5 (2.03%) French Language
10 5 (2.03%) Law
10 5 (2.03%) Marketing
11 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.81%) Advertising
12 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.41%) International Banking
13 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.81%) .NET
1 2 (0.81%) Middleware
2 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.41%) Kafka
2 1 (0.41%) REST
2 1 (0.41%) SOAP
2 1 (0.41%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.66%) Derivative
2 9 (3.66%) Fixed Income
3 8 (3.25%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.85%) PMI
5 6 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.03%) Equities
6 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.03%) NHS
7 3 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.22%) BYOD
7 3 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.22%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.22%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.22%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.81%) EPoS
8 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.88%) Windows
2 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.22%) Linux
4 2 (0.81%) Unix
4 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (58.13%) Project Management
2 80 (32.52%) PRINCE2
3 71 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (9.35%) Change Management
5 23 (9.35%) SDLC
6 22 (8.94%) Matrix Organization
7 20 (8.13%) Investment Management
7 20 (8.13%) Risk Management
8 17 (6.91%) Waterfall
9 16 (6.50%) Migration
9 16 (6.50%) Wealth Management
10 15 (6.10%) Business Analysis
11 14 (5.69%) ITIL
11 14 (5.69%) Matrix Management
12 13 (5.28%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.28%) Project Planning
13 12 (4.88%) Asset Management
13 12 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.44%) SQL
2 5 (2.03%) Java
3 4 (1.63%) C
4 1 (0.41%) C#
4 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (10.16%) PMI Certification
2 23 (9.35%) PMP
3 15 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (5.28%) Degree
4 13 (5.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) APMP
6 3 (1.22%) ISEB
6 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.81%) CAPM
7 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.81%) PgMP
8 1 (0.41%) CISM
8 1 (0.41%) CISSP
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) MiFID
2 7 (2.85%) GxP
2 7 (2.85%) PMO
3 5 (2.03%) QA
4 3 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (1.22%) EMIR
4 3 (1.22%) SEPA
5 2 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.81%) FATCA
5 2 (0.81%) GDPR
6 1 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.41%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.41%) GMP
6 1 (0.41%) IFRS
6 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (5.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.25%) Cisco
3 6 (2.44%) Oracle
4 4 (1.63%) Demandware
5 3 (1.22%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.22%) hybris
5 3 (1.22%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.81%) Actimize
6 2 (0.81%) Blue Coat
6 2 (0.81%) BT
6 2 (0.81%) Computacenter
6 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.81%) SAP
6 2 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) AppSense
7 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.41%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.41%) Mitel
7 1 (0.41%) SimCorp
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