Period
to 25 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Finance Project Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 751 740 760
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Finance Project Manager 127 90 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 59 80
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.44%
10th Percentile £425 £360 £325
90th Percentile £703 £654 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% -5.56%
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 95,290 86,992 101,087
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.95% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,383 56,264 65,652
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,066 2,875 3,090
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.40 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.74% -11.85% +19.05%

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 June 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 June 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 -3 122 £525 +5.00% 3
London -25 73 £575 +4.55%
UK excluding London -20 52 £500 +2.56% 4
South East -25 13 £513 +2.50% 1
North of England -29 13 £500 +17.65% 2
Midlands -10 9 £500 +25.00%
East of England - 8 £475 -
North East - 7 £500 -
South West +12 6 £500 -
East Midlands - 5 £475 -
West Midlands -20 4 £500 +25.00%
North West -22 4 £375 -11.76% 2
Scotland -37 3 £438 - 1
Yorkshire -22 2 £675 +50.00%

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Finance
2 66 (51.97%) Project Management
3 40 (31.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.32%) ERP
5 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.17%) SAP
6 18 (14.17%) PRINCE2
7 16 (12.60%) Migration
8 14 (11.02%) Banking
8 14 (11.02%) Retail
8 14 (11.02%) Oracle
9 13 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (10.24%) Change Management
10 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (6.30%) Investment Management
11 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
11 8 (6.30%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.30%) Scrum
12 7 (5.51%) Front Office
12 7 (5.51%) PMP
12 7 (5.51%) PMI Certification
12 7 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (4.72%) Virtual Team
13 6 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (4.72%) Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (4.72%) Business Transformation
13 6 (4.72%) JIRA
13 6 (4.72%) Project Planning
13 6 (4.72%) Business Analysis
13 6 (4.72%) General Ledger

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 (3.15%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.57%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.36%) NetSuite
2 3 (2.36%) Sage X3
2 3 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.57%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.57%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 2 (1.57%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.57%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.79%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (3.15%) SaaS
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.36%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.57%) Apache Kudu
3 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.57%) Impala
3 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.57%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.79%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) JIRA
General
1 127 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Banking
2 14 (11.02%) Retail
3 7 (5.51%) Front Office
4 6 (4.72%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.94%) Advertising
5 5 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.15%) Back Office
6 4 (3.15%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.15%) Legal
7 3 (2.36%) French Language
8 2 (1.57%) Billing
8 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.79%) German Language
9 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.79%) Marketing
9 1 (0.79%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (1.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (4.72%) Virtual Team
2 5 (3.94%) Equities
3 4 (3.15%) Fintech
3 4 (3.15%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.15%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.36%) Derivative
4 3 (2.36%) FMCG
4 3 (2.36%) Media Streaming
5 2 (1.57%) CMDB
5 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.97%) Project Management
2 40 (31.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (17.32%) ERP
4 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.17%) PRINCE2
6 16 (12.60%) Migration
7 13 (10.24%) Change Management
8 8 (6.30%) Investment Management
8 8 (6.30%) Risk Management
8 8 (6.30%) Scrum
9 7 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (4.72%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.72%) Business Transformation
10 6 (4.72%) Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (4.72%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.94%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.94%) CRM
11 5 (3.94%) Programme Management
11 5 (3.94%) Security Testing
11 5 (3.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.79%) C
1 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) PMI Certification
1 7 (5.51%) PMP
2 3 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.57%) ACCA
3 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.79%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (14.17%) SAP
2 14 (11.02%) Oracle
3 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.94%) Sun
5 4 (3.15%) Sage
6 2 (1.57%) CODA
6 2 (1.57%) hybris
6 2 (1.57%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.57%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.57%) Murex
6 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.57%) Tableau
6 2 (1.57%) Workday
7 1 (0.79%) Civica
7 1 (0.79%) Cognos
7 1 (0.79%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.79%) Planview