Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Finance Project Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 813 768 787
Rank change year-on-year -45 +19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Finance Project Manager 90 122 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 82 75
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £416 £363 £363
90th Percentile £638 £687 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% -1.96%
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 98,694 97,988 97,540
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.94% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,351 64,962 63,626
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,030 2,868 3,307
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 15 December 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 12 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 15 December 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 -51 85 £531 +6.25% 9
UK excluding London -16 45 £525 +23.53% 6
London -40 44 £550 - 3
East of England +6 15 £550 +22.22% 1
South East -19 14 £510 +13.33% 3
North of England -16 5 £550 +61.76%
Scotland +1 4 £525 +14.75%
North West -5 4 £550 +37.50%
South West -27 4 £625 +56.25% 1
West Midlands -22 3 £513 +20.59%
Midlands -22 3 £513 +13.89% 1
North East - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 90 (100.00%) Finance
2 38 (42.22%) Project Management
3 27 (30.00%) SAP
4 23 (25.56%) PRINCE2
5 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (17.78%) PMO
7 12 (13.33%) Oracle
7 12 (13.33%) ERP
8 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (11.11%) Banking
9 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (10.00%) Hyperion
10 9 (10.00%) PRINCE
11 8 (8.89%) SAP FI
11 8 (8.89%) Legal
12 7 (7.78%) Change Management
12 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
12 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (7.78%) Performance Management
13 6 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (6.67%) JIRA
13 6 (6.67%) Migration
13 6 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
13 6 (6.67%) Retail
13 6 (6.67%) SAP CO
14 5 (5.56%) Supplier Management
14 5 (5.56%) Cognos
14 5 (5.56%) SharePoint

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 5 (5.56%) Confluence
1 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) SAP FI
2 6 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 6 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (4.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (3.33%) SAP BPC
4 3 (3.33%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
6 1 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
1 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.33%) SAP BW
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) Power BI
3 1 (1.11%) Apache Kudu
3 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.11%) Impala
3 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) GitLab
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 90 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Legal
4 6 (6.67%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) French Language
6 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Front Office
7 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Velocity
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Credit Risk
2 4 (4.44%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.33%) FMCG
3 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) Equities
5 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.11%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Project Management
2 23 (25.56%) PRINCE2
3 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.33%) ERP
5 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.00%) PRINCE
8 7 (7.78%) Change Management
8 7 (7.78%) Performance Management
9 6 (6.67%) Migration
9 6 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (5.56%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.44%) Record to Report
11 4 (4.44%) Scrum
11 4 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) C
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.44%) PMP
3 3 (3.33%) ACCA
3 3 (3.33%) CIMA
4 1 (1.11%) CIPFA
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) PMO
2 3 (3.33%) IFRS
3 2 (2.22%) QA
4 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) SAP
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle
3 9 (10.00%) Hyperion
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.56%) Cognos
6 2 (2.22%) Anaplan
6 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.22%) Niku
7 1 (1.11%) Aderant
7 1 (1.11%) Murex
7 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.11%) Tableau