The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
UK / England
Rank 14 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3333 4339 4506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.93% 9.22% 9.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.56% 11.13% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 2949 2894
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 51 86
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.25 £28.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -3.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £16.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £39.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.67% +32.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34870 38985 38045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 82.80% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23337 25837 24375
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 863 1056 1033
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the England region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the England region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
London -9 1394 £475 +4.39% 337
South East -2 644 £450 +12.50% 146
West Midlands +6 257 £425 - 64
South West -3 245 £398 +3.24% 71
North West -8 187 £420 +5.00% 73
Yorkshire +1 182 £425 +6.25% 57
East of England -4 174 £425 - 64
East Midlands -2 117 £420 +2.43% 37
North East +2 87 £400 - 11
Midlands +3 17 £420 -6.66%
South Coast - 1 - -
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 2353 (34.34%) Finance
2 1910 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1778 (25.95%) PRINCE2
4 1488 (21.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 876 (12.78%) Microsoft
6 749 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
7 746 (10.89%) Change Management
8 744 (10.86%) MS Excel
9 726 (10.60%) ITIL
10 720 (10.51%) Security Cleared
11 664 (9.69%) PMO
12 646 (9.43%) Degree
13 628 (9.17%) Banking
14 596 (8.70%) MS Project
15 557 (8.13%) Scrum
16 533 (7.78%) Migration
17 513 (7.49%) Programme Management
17 513 (7.49%) Risk Management
18 504 (7.36%) SC Cleared
19 483 (7.05%) Business Analysis
20 473 (6.90%) MS Office
21 438 (6.39%) Waterfall
22 433 (6.32%) Management Information System
23 426 (6.22%) SAP
24 412 (6.01%) PMI Certification
25 406 (5.93%) Telecoms
26 383 (5.59%) PMP
27 375 (5.47%) Windows
28 367 (5.36%) SQL
29 365 (5.33%) Project Planning

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 312 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 112 (1.63%) CMS
3 78 (1.14%) Confluence
4 46 (0.67%) Skype for Business
5 39 (0.57%) IIS
6 38 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
7 36 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 29 (0.42%) SAS
8 29 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 28 (0.41%) Apache
10 23 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 23 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 22 (0.32%) MS Exchange
11 22 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 18 (0.26%) MS Project Server
13 16 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 16 (0.23%) JBoss
14 15 (0.22%) Documentum
15 12 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 744 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 596 (8.70%) MS Project
3 473 (6.90%) MS Office
4 326 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 287 (4.19%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 24 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.12%) Open Workbench
10 8 (0.12%) SPSS
11 6 (0.088%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.073%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.073%) Maya
13 3 (0.044%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.044%) Lectora
13 3 (0.044%) Stata
14 2 (0.029%) EViews
14 2 (0.029%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 95 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (0.64%) Primavera
3 44 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
7 26 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 26 (0.38%) SAP FI
8 22 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
9 21 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
10 20 (0.29%) SAP CO
10 20 (0.29%) SAP HR
11 19 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
12 18 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
13 15 (0.22%) SAP ERP
14 14 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
15 13 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
15 13 (0.19%) SAP SD
16 12 (0.18%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 188 (2.74%) Office 365
2 124 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 88 (1.28%) SaaS
5 51 (0.74%) IaaS
6 30 (0.44%) PaaS
7 22 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
8 16 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (0.15%) GitHub
11 9 (0.13%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.088%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.073%) Force.com
14 5 (0.073%) IBM Blueworks
15 4 (0.058%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.058%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.058%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 159 (2.32%) Firewall
2 138 (2.01%) LAN
3 134 (1.96%) WAN
4 105 (1.53%) Internet
5 73 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
6 71 (1.04%) DNS
7 65 (0.95%) VoIP
8 61 (0.89%) Network Security
9 56 (0.82%) SAN
10 53 (0.77%) HTTP
10 53 (0.77%) LTE
11 52 (0.76%) TCP/IP
12 49 (0.72%) Wireless
13 48 (0.70%) MPLS
14 45 (0.66%) VPN
15 42 (0.61%) DHCP
15 42 (0.61%) Intranet
16 39 (0.57%) VoLTE
17 35 (0.51%) Unified Communications
18 34 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (3.44%) SQL Server
2 120 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 114 (1.66%) Big Data
4 88 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 73 (1.07%) Hadoop
6 55 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 49 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 46 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 45 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 41 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 39 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
13 30 (0.44%) Data Mining
14 26 (0.38%) QlikView
14 26 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (0.36%) MongoDB
15 25 (0.36%) SAP BW
16 24 (0.35%) Apache Hive
16 24 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 23 (0.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 210 (3.06%) JIRA
2 57 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 53 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 51 (0.74%) Selenium
5 41 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 33 (0.48%) Axure RP
7 33 (0.48%) Maven
8 30 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 26 (0.38%) Cucumber
9 26 (0.38%) Gradle
10 25 (0.36%) JUnit
11 24 (0.35%) Ant
12 22 (0.32%) Subversion
13 21 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 21 (0.31%) WebDriver
14 17 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
14 17 (0.25%) JMeter
15 16 (0.23%) Android Studio
15 16 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2353 (34.34%) Finance
2 628 (9.17%) Banking
3 406 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 336 (4.90%) Retail
5 289 (4.22%) Marketing
6 251 (3.66%) Legal
7 167 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 150 (2.19%) Investment Banking
9 114 (1.66%) Front Office
10 79 (1.15%) Automotive
11 78 (1.14%) Law
11 78 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 65 (0.95%) Advertising
13 63 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 59 (0.86%) Billing
15 58 (0.85%) Publishing
16 53 (0.77%) Electronics
17 50 (0.73%) Back Office
18 44 (0.64%) Local Government
19 43 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2811 (41.02%) Project Manager
2 911 (13.30%) Analyst
3 585 (8.54%) Business Analyst
4 419 (6.12%) IT Manager
5 323 (4.71%) IT Project Manager
6 297 (4.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 268 (3.91%) Senior Manager
8 265 (3.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 262 (3.82%) Architect
10 255 (3.72%) Programme Manager
11 251 (3.66%) Consultant
12 232 (3.39%) Developer
13 196 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
14 195 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
15 172 (2.51%) Technical Manager
16 153 (2.23%) Coordinator
17 152 (2.22%) Business Manager
18 137 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
19 134 (1.96%) Project Coordinator
20 130 (1.90%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (2.44%) HTML
2 160 (2.34%) Web Services
3 141 (2.06%) .NET
4 127 (1.85%) CSS
5 112 (1.63%) XML
6 63 (0.92%) Middleware
7 60 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 60 (0.88%) REST
8 57 (0.83%) HTML5
9 54 (0.79%) jQuery
10 52 (0.76%) ASP.NET
11 49 (0.72%) JSON
12 36 (0.53%) .NET Framework
13 34 (0.50%) J2EE
13 34 (0.50%) SOAP
14 24 (0.35%) RESTful
14 24 (0.35%) Spring
15 23 (0.34%) Node.js
16 22 (0.32%) CSS3
17 20 (0.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 749 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 433 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 312 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 216 (3.15%) User Experience
5 213 (3.11%) PMI
6 124 (1.81%) Virtual Team
7 110 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 92 (1.34%) NHS
9 80 (1.17%) Equities
10 77 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
11 73 (1.07%) Fixed Income
12 65 (0.95%) Derivative
12 65 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 52 (0.76%) FMCG
14 50 (0.73%) Social Media
15 49 (0.72%) Fintech
15 49 (0.72%) Mobile App
16 43 (0.63%) e-Learning
17 33 (0.48%) Mainframe
18 28 (0.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 375 (5.47%) Windows
2 226 (3.30%) Linux
3 143 (2.09%) Unix
4 112 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 70 (1.02%) Android
6 63 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 48 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 45 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 34 (0.50%) Solaris
13 31 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (0.32%) AIX
15 14 (0.20%) CentOS
16 7 (0.10%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.088%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.088%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
18 5 (0.073%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1910 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1778 (25.95%) PRINCE2
3 1488 (21.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 746 (10.89%) Change Management
5 726 (10.60%) ITIL
6 557 (8.13%) Scrum
7 533 (7.78%) Migration
8 513 (7.49%) Programme Management
8 513 (7.49%) Risk Management
9 483 (7.05%) Business Analysis
10 438 (6.39%) Waterfall
11 365 (5.33%) Project Planning
12 348 (5.08%) Agile Project Management
12 348 (5.08%) Service Delivery
13 343 (5.01%) SDLC
14 322 (4.70%) CRM
15 319 (4.66%) Service Management
16 297 (4.33%) Change Control
17 288 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
18 279 (4.07%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 367 (5.36%) SQL
2 217 (3.17%) Java
3 177 (2.58%) JavaScript
4 163 (2.38%) C
5 102 (1.49%) C#
6 101 (1.47%) Python
7 49 (0.72%) C++
8 33 (0.48%) Ruby
9 32 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 31 (0.45%) PHP
10 31 (0.45%) PowerShell
11 24 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 24 (0.35%) VB
12 21 (0.31%) PL/SQL
13 20 (0.29%) Perl
14 19 (0.28%) Objective-C
15 18 (0.26%) Groovy
16 17 (0.25%) Scala
17 16 (0.23%) Bash Shell
17 16 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 720 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 646 (9.43%) Degree
3 504 (7.36%) SC Cleared
4 412 (6.01%) PMI Certification
5 383 (5.59%) PMP
6 256 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 223 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 152 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 135 (1.97%) APMP
10 113 (1.65%) ISEB
11 106 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 79 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 78 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
14 61 (0.89%) CISSP
15 44 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 36 (0.53%) CCNA
17 35 (0.51%) CISM
18 32 (0.47%) MCSE
19 29 (0.42%) CCNP
20 24 (0.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 664 (9.69%) PMO
2 350 (5.11%) QA
3 100 (1.46%) MiFID
4 93 (1.36%) SLA
5 92 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 57 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (0.80%) JSP 440
8 46 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 44 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
10 28 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 26 (0.38%) PMBOK
12 23 (0.34%) COBIT
13 21 (0.31%) IFRS
13 21 (0.31%) IFRS 9
14 20 (0.29%) GxP
14 20 (0.29%) P3O
15 19 (0.28%) EMIR
16 15 (0.22%) FATCA
16 15 (0.22%) GDPR
17 13 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 127 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 122 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.53%) Docker
4 22 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.22%) vSphere
6 12 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (0.16%) HDFS
8 9 (0.13%) XenApp
9 8 (0.12%) ProxySG
10 7 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (0.10%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.088%) vCloud
12 5 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.058%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.058%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.058%) XenServer
14 3 (0.044%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (0.72%) Puppet
2 31 (0.45%) SCCM
3 26 (0.38%) Ansible
4 19 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.22%) MOM
6 14 (0.20%) Kubernetes
7 13 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (0.16%) SCOM
9 10 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (0.13%) Tivoli
10 9 (0.13%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.10%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.10%) Nagios
11 7 (0.10%) Oozie
11 7 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 7 (0.10%) WSUS
12 6 (0.088%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 876 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 426 (6.22%) SAP
3 363 (5.30%) Oracle
4 180 (2.63%) VMware
5 157 (2.29%) Cisco
6 98 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 94 (1.37%) Remedy
8 86 (1.26%) HP
9 82 (1.20%) Citrix
10 69 (1.01%) Adobe
10 69 (1.01%) CheckPoint
11 62 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 61 (0.89%) IBM
13 54 (0.79%) Google
14 44 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 43 (0.63%) Splunk
16 39 (0.57%) Ericsson
17 36 (0.53%) F5
18 29 (0.42%) Apple
18 29 (0.42%) Cognos
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Rate: £425-450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
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London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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West Midlands
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
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London
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London
Monarch Recruitment
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £450 - £498 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
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Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rate DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
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Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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