Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Finance Project Manager was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 - Finance
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 745 790
Rank change year-on-year -26 +45 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Finance Project Manager 117 114 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 72 81
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £415 £367 £363
90th Percentile £707 £666 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £511 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.61% - -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,377 93,786 102,104
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.92% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,913 61,292 66,691
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,178 2,813 3,183
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year -2.78% -3.36% +6.43%

Finance Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance Project Manager in the UK

Finance Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance Project Manager in the UK

Finance Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance Project Manager over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance Project Manager in the UK

Finance Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance Project Manager in the UK

Finance Project Manager
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 114 £538 +2.38% 8
London -24 62 £575 +4.55% 4
UK excluding London -1 55 £511 +13.61% 4
South East -12 20 £513 +5.13% 1
East of England +8 11 £550 +20.55%
South West - 8 £500 -
Midlands -12 7 £500 +8.70% 2
North of England -24 6 £425 - 1
West Midlands -21 5 £500 +19.05% 2
North West -17 3 £425 -
Scotland -17 3 - -
East Midlands +12 2 - -
North East - 2 £280 -
Yorkshire -17 1 £675 +70.89% 1

Finance Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Finance Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Finance Project Manager in the job title.

1 117 (100.00%) Finance
2 48 (41.03%) Project Management
3 24 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.80%) SAP
5 19 (16.24%) PRINCE2
6 18 (15.38%) ERP
7 14 (11.97%) Migration
8 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.26%) Oracle
9 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (9.40%) Banking
10 11 (9.40%) PMO
11 10 (8.55%) Retail
11 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
12 9 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (6.84%) Hyperion
13 8 (6.84%) Legal
13 8 (6.84%) Change Management
14 7 (5.98%) Performance Management
15 6 (5.13%) Process Improvement
15 6 (5.13%) Supplier Management
15 6 (5.13%) Front Office
15 6 (5.13%) PRINCE
15 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
15 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
15 6 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office

Finance Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (3.42%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.71%) Apache
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (4.27%) SAP FI
3 4 (3.42%) SAP CO
3 4 (3.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.42%) SAP Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (2.56%) NetSuite
4 3 (2.56%) Sage X3
4 3 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (1.71%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.71%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.85%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.71%) Apache Kudu
3 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.71%) Impala
3 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.71%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.85%) Power BI
4 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) GitLab
2 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 117 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Retail
4 8 (6.84%) Legal
5 6 (5.13%) Front Office
6 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.42%) Advertising
7 4 (3.42%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.56%) Back Office
8 3 (2.56%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.71%) Marketing
9 2 (1.71%) Retail Finance
9 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.85%) Billing
10 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.85%) French Language
10 1 (0.85%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.85%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (1.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.42%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.56%) Derivative
3 3 (2.56%) Equities
3 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.71%) CMDB
4 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.71%) FMCG
4 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.03%) Project Management
2 24 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (16.24%) PRINCE2
4 18 (15.38%) ERP
5 14 (11.97%) Migration
6 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (6.84%) Change Management
9 7 (5.98%) Performance Management
10 6 (5.13%) PRINCE
10 6 (5.13%) Process Improvement
10 6 (5.13%) Supplier Management
11 5 (4.27%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.27%) Record to Report
11 5 (4.27%) Security Testing
12 4 (3.42%) Order to Cash
12 4 (3.42%) Target Operating Model
12 4 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.71%) C
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (4.27%) PMP
3 3 (2.56%) ACCA
4 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) CIMA
5 1 (0.85%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) PMO
2 1 (0.85%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) SAP
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) Hyperion
4 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.27%) Cognos
6 3 (2.56%) Sage
7 2 (1.71%) Anaplan
7 2 (1.71%) CODA
7 2 (1.71%) Murex
7 2 (1.71%) Niku
7 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.71%) Tableau
8 1 (0.85%) Aderant
8 1 (0.85%) Civica
8 1 (0.85%) hybris
8 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.85%) Planview
8 1 (0.85%) Workday