The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2263 2211 2343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.40% 9.22% 9.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.80% 11.67% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1515 1630
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.41 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £144.50 £49.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Project Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19178 18942 19608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.67% 79.00% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13153 13715
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 495 £450 - 122
Canary Wharf -5 30 £475 +5.55%
Docklands, London +2 21 £460 -16.36% 2
Uxbridge +7 18 £333 -30.00% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -2 13 £363 +10.68% 2
Brentford -2 11 £463 +2.77% 3
Croydon -19 11 £460 -8.00% 2
Feltham -4 10 £403 -12.02%
Paddington - 7 £375 -
Hounslow +7 6 £425 +6.25% 1
Bromley +1 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Westminster -1 5 £650 -5.79%
Mayfair +1 4 £335 -
Hayes +8 2 £320 +52.38% 1
Harrow 0 2 £369 -
Ilford - 2 £388 -
Teddington - 2 £325 -
Ealing - 2 £450 - 1
Surbiton 0 1 - - 3
Chessington -1 1 - -
Hammersmith -5 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £490 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £313 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £450 - 1
Hackney - 1 £350 -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 1621 (38.60%) Finance
2 1070 (25.48%) PRINCE2
3 859 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
4 787 (18.74%) Banking
5 771 (18.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 457 (10.88%) MS Excel
7 433 (10.31%) Microsoft
8 425 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
9 415 (9.88%) ITIL
10 388 (9.24%) Change Management
11 373 (8.88%) Degree
12 367 (8.74%) Business Analysis
13 337 (8.02%) Migration
14 331 (7.88%) PMI Certification
15 330 (7.86%) MS Project
16 317 (7.55%) MS Office
17 311 (7.40%) Retail
18 308 (7.33%) SQL
19 305 (7.26%) Investment Banking
20 297 (7.07%) Windows
21 292 (6.95%) Scrum
22 276 (6.57%) Risk Management
23 258 (6.14%) Oracle
24 243 (5.79%) Programme Management
25 236 (5.62%) PMP
25 236 (5.62%) Project Planning
26 231 (5.50%) SAP
27 215 (5.12%) MS PowerPoint
27 215 (5.12%) QA
28 211 (5.02%) Marketing

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 209 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 75 (1.79%) CMS
3 45 (1.07%) Confluence
4 42 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 33 (0.79%) SAS
5 33 (0.79%) Lync
6 27 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 27 (0.64%) IIS
6 27 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 24 (0.57%) Apache
8 23 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 17 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.29%) LiveLink
11 12 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (0.26%) Node.js
13 10 (0.24%) Drupal
13 10 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 457 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 330 (7.86%) MS Project
3 317 (7.55%) MS Office
4 215 (5.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 195 (4.64%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.26%) Open Workbench
9 8 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.19%) InDesign
9 8 (0.19%) SPSS
10 6 (0.14%) Mingle
11 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.095%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.071%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.071%) Revit
13 3 (0.071%) Vectorworks
14 2 (0.048%) ProjectWise
14 2 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 36 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.45%) Primavera
4 18 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 14 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 14 (0.33%) Agresso
6 14 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (0.33%) SAP CO
7 13 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 10 (0.24%) Global One
9 10 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.21%) CA PPM
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.19%) Markit EDM
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
12 7 (0.17%) SAP MM
12 7 (0.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.45%) Office 365
2 46 (1.10%) SaaS
3 17 (0.40%) PaaS
3 17 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.33%) IaaS
6 12 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.14%) Yammer
9 6 (0.14%) Force.com
10 4 (0.095%) Taleo
11 3 (0.071%) Heroku
11 3 (0.071%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.048%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.048%) Veeva
12 2 (0.048%) GitHub
13 1 (0.024%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.024%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.024%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.71%) Firewall
2 80 (1.90%) WAN
3 73 (1.74%) LAN
4 65 (1.55%) Intranet
5 61 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 49 (1.17%) SAN
7 47 (1.12%) Internet
8 41 (0.98%) MPLS
9 40 (0.95%) Network Security
10 37 (0.88%) VPN
10 37 (0.88%) DNS
11 28 (0.67%) Wireless
12 27 (0.64%) VoIP
13 23 (0.55%) VLAN
14 22 (0.52%) DHCP
15 21 (0.50%) LDAP
15 21 (0.50%) OSPF
15 21 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (0.50%) Multicast
16 20 (0.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 78 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 43 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
6 41 (0.98%) Big Data
7 37 (0.88%) MySQL
8 33 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 32 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 27 (0.64%) SAP BW
12 26 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 25 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 17 (0.40%) MS Access
17 15 (0.36%) DTS
17 15 (0.36%) QlikView
17 15 (0.36%) NoSQL
18 14 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 103 (2.45%) JIRA
2 33 (0.79%) Subversion
2 33 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 24 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (0.48%) Selenium
5 16 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.29%) Axure RP
7 11 (0.26%) Redmine
7 11 (0.26%) FogBugz
7 11 (0.26%) Trac
7 11 (0.26%) Mercurial
8 10 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 8 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (0.17%) Rational Rose
10 7 (0.17%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.17%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.14%) Maven
11 6 (0.14%) Toad
12 5 (0.12%) VisualAge
General
1 1621 (38.60%) Finance
2 787 (18.74%) Banking
3 311 (7.40%) Retail
4 305 (7.26%) Investment Banking
5 211 (5.02%) Marketing
6 139 (3.31%) Legal
7 125 (2.98%) Telecoms
8 124 (2.95%) Front Office
9 102 (2.43%) Law
10 95 (2.26%) Back Office
11 78 (1.86%) Retail Banking
12 66 (1.57%) Advertising
13 53 (1.26%) Financial Institution
14 51 (1.21%) Publishing
15 45 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
16 34 (0.81%) Manufacturing
17 31 (0.74%) Billing
18 19 (0.45%) German Language
18 19 (0.45%) Spanish Language
19 18 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1918 (45.67%) Project Manager
2 662 (15.76%) Analyst
3 417 (9.93%) Business Analyst
4 154 (3.67%) Consultant
5 153 (3.64%) Senior Manager
6 151 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
7 150 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
7 150 (3.57%) Architect
8 142 (3.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 136 (3.24%) Programme Manager
9 136 (3.24%) Senior Project Manager
10 134 (3.19%) Developer
11 115 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
12 98 (2.33%) Technical Manager
13 94 (2.24%) Business Manager
14 88 (2.10%) Agile Project Manager
15 83 (1.98%) Technical Project Manager
16 79 (1.88%) SAP Manager
17 78 (1.86%) Digital Project Manager
18 76 (1.81%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (2.81%) .NET
2 115 (2.74%) HTML
3 91 (2.17%) Web Services
4 84 (2.00%) Middleware
5 68 (1.62%) XML
6 63 (1.50%) CSS
7 34 (0.81%) ASP.NET
8 27 (0.64%) HTML5
9 26 (0.62%) J2EE
10 25 (0.60%) JSON
11 23 (0.55%) REST
12 22 (0.52%) jQuery
12 22 (0.52%) AngularJS
12 22 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
13 20 (0.48%) SOAP
13 20 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
14 16 (0.38%) JSP
15 13 (0.31%) .NET Framework
15 13 (0.31%) Ajax
15 13 (0.31%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 425 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 195 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 184 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 149 (3.55%) PMI
5 127 (3.02%) User Experience
6 91 (2.17%) NHS
7 83 (1.98%) Equities
8 81 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 74 (1.76%) FMCG
10 70 (1.67%) Fixed Income
11 65 (1.55%) Derivative
12 64 (1.52%) Computer Science
13 63 (1.50%) Mobile App
14 44 (1.05%) Credit Risk
15 43 (1.02%) Market Risk
16 33 (0.79%) CMDB
17 32 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (0.74%) SWIFT
19 30 (0.71%) Wiki
20 27 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 297 (7.07%) Windows
2 175 (4.17%) Linux
3 126 (3.00%) UNIX
4 47 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 45 (1.07%) Solaris
6 35 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (0.81%) Android
8 32 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 27 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.43%) AIX
14 17 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.14%) pSOS
17 5 (0.12%) VMS
17 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.095%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.095%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1070 (25.48%) PRINCE2
2 859 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 771 (18.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 415 (9.88%) ITIL
5 388 (9.24%) Change Management
6 367 (8.74%) Business Analysis
7 337 (8.02%) Migration
8 292 (6.95%) Scrum
9 276 (6.57%) Risk Management
10 243 (5.79%) Programme Management
11 236 (5.62%) Project Planning
12 203 (4.83%) Waterfall
13 194 (4.62%) SDLC
14 179 (4.26%) CRM
15 169 (4.02%) Asset Management
16 166 (3.95%) E-Commerce
16 166 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 164 (3.90%) ERP
18 162 (3.86%) Service Delivery
19 153 (3.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (7.33%) SQL
2 138 (3.29%) Java
3 102 (2.43%) JavaScript
4 61 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 58 (1.38%) Python
6 57 (1.36%) Perl
7 54 (1.29%) C#
8 40 (0.95%) VBA
9 36 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 33 (0.79%) C
10 33 (0.79%) PHP
11 24 (0.57%) Ruby
12 18 (0.43%) VB
13 17 (0.40%) R
14 16 (0.38%) VBScript
15 15 (0.36%) T-SQL
16 14 (0.33%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.26%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.26%) COBOL
17 11 (0.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 373 (8.88%) Degree
2 331 (7.88%) PMI Certification
3 236 (5.62%) PMP
4 180 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 153 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 98 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 95 (2.26%) SC Cleared
8 57 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 50 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 49 (1.17%) ISEB
12 35 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 34 (0.81%) MCSE
13 34 (0.81%) CCNA
14 31 (0.74%) CISSP
15 30 (0.71%) APMP
16 20 (0.48%) CISM
17 19 (0.45%) CCNP
18 13 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
18 13 (0.31%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (5.12%) QA
2 50 (1.19%) SLA
3 43 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.86%) MiFID
5 31 (0.74%) EMIR
6 21 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
7 20 (0.48%) P3O
7 20 (0.48%) COBIT
8 18 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.40%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.31%) Data Quality
11 11 (0.26%) FATCA
12 10 (0.24%) Basel III
13 9 (0.21%) CRD IV
13 9 (0.21%) PMBOK
13 9 (0.21%) ISO 9000
14 7 (0.17%) COREP
15 6 (0.14%) AIFMD
16 5 (0.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 105 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 70 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 26 (0.62%) XenApp
4 23 (0.55%) vSphere
5 17 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (0.38%) XenDesktop
7 15 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.21%) vCloud
9 8 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.12%) NFS
12 4 (0.095%) RACF
12 4 (0.095%) KVM
12 4 (0.095%) Varnish
13 3 (0.071%) Docker
13 3 (0.071%) Samba
13 3 (0.071%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.071%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (0.79%) Puppet
2 30 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 25 (0.60%) SCCM
4 17 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.24%) SCOM
7 9 (0.21%) Nagios
8 8 (0.19%) BladeLogic
8 8 (0.19%) Control-M
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (0.14%) OPNET
11 5 (0.12%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.12%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.095%) CA LISA
12 4 (0.095%) CA Spectrum
12 4 (0.095%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 433 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 258 (6.14%) Oracle
3 231 (5.50%) SAP
4 124 (2.95%) Cisco
5 119 (2.83%) VMware
6 117 (2.79%) HP
7 106 (2.52%) IBM
8 97 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
9 91 (2.17%) Citrix
10 57 (1.36%) CheckPoint
11 53 (1.26%) Adobe
12 37 (0.88%) Dell
13 34 (0.81%) Remedy
14 31 (0.74%) Reuters
14 31 (0.74%) Sybase
15 29 (0.69%) Juniper
16 28 (0.67%) BMC
16 28 (0.67%) Cognos
16 28 (0.67%) ServiceNow
17 27 (0.64%) Bloomberg
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