Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Finance Project Manager was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 766 776
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Finance Project Manager 116 85 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.089% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.094% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 57 72
UK median daily rate £494 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £379 £361 £326
90th Percentile £664 £638 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £471 £400
% change year-on-year -2.39% +17.81% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 94,775 90,228 102,589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.78% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,914 58,845 65,670
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,806 3,205 3,716
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.52 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +12 112 £500 - 17
London +16 68 £538 +1.18% 6
UK excluding London 0 45 £460 -2.39% 11
South East -8 13 £444 -11.25% 2
Midlands +15 11 £475 -6.40% 1
North of England +23 9 £425 +2.41% 4
East of England -15 9 £463 +2.78% 2
East Midlands +3 6 £475 -7.77% 1
North East +62 5 £525 -
West Midlands +10 5 £500 -
North West +12 2 £330 -24.57% 2
Yorkshire -8 2 £338 -12.90% 2
Scotland -10 2 £448 -25.42%
South West +13 1 £400 -12.33% 2

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Finance
2 74 (63.79%) Project Management
3 49 (42.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (22.41%) PRINCE2
4 26 (22.41%) Banking
5 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (16.38%) ERP
7 14 (12.07%) SAP
7 14 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (10.34%) Investment Banking
8 12 (10.34%) Migration
9 10 (8.62%) Change Management
9 10 (8.62%) Programme Management
10 9 (7.76%) SAP CO
10 9 (7.76%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
10 9 (7.76%) SAP FI
10 9 (7.76%) Project Governance
10 9 (7.76%) Target Operating Model
10 9 (7.76%) GDPR
11 8 (6.90%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.90%) PMP
11 8 (6.90%) PMI Certification
11 8 (6.90%) Retail
12 7 (6.03%) Project Planning
12 7 (6.03%) Scrum
12 7 (6.03%) Business Transformation
12 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (5.17%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.17%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (7.76%) SAP CO
1 9 (7.76%) SAP FI
1 9 (7.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.86%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.86%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.86%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.86%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.86%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.86%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.86%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.86%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.86%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 116 (100.00%) Finance
2 26 (22.41%) Banking
3 12 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.90%) Retail
5 6 (5.17%) Legal
6 4 (3.45%) Front Office
6 4 (3.45%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.72%) Back Office
7 2 (1.72%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
7 2 (1.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.86%) Automotive
8 1 (0.86%) Billing
8 1 (0.86%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
8 1 (0.86%) Local Government
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) EDI
1 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.45%) Fintech
4 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.59%) FMCG
5 3 (2.59%) Robotics
6 2 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.72%) Derivative
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Equities
6 2 (1.72%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.72%) PMI
7 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.86%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Windows
1 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (63.79%) Project Management
2 49 (42.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (22.41%) PRINCE2
4 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.38%) ERP
6 12 (10.34%) Migration
7 10 (8.62%) Change Management
7 10 (8.62%) Programme Management
8 9 (7.76%) Project Governance
8 9 (7.76%) Risk Management
8 9 (7.76%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (6.90%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.03%) Business Transformation
10 7 (6.03%) Project Planning
10 7 (6.03%) Scrum
11 6 (5.17%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.17%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.17%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.31%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) PMI Certification
1 8 (6.90%) PMP
2 2 (1.72%) ACCA
2 2 (1.72%) APMP
2 2 (1.72%) CIMA
2 2 (1.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) GDPR
2 3 (2.59%) Basel III
2 3 (2.59%) CRD IV
2 3 (2.59%) PMO
3 2 (1.72%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.86%) IFRS
Vendors
1 14 (12.07%) SAP
2 5 (4.31%) Hyperion
2 5 (4.31%) Sun
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) Blue Prism
4 3 (2.59%) Kofax
5 2 (1.72%) GoldenSource
5 2 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.86%) Sage
6 1 (0.86%) Workday