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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1910 2221 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.26% 9.13% 9.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.63% 11.76% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1488 1418
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 29
Average hourly rate £25.90 £22.50 £27.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.11% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.41 £15.70 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £130.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
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
17971 18893 16342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.63% 76.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13209 13159 11230
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.57 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +1 425 £459 -3.36% 177
Croydon +16 44 £470 -4.08%
Canary Wharf +10 33 £320 -40.63% 1
Feltham +2 14 £440 -
Docklands, London -6 10 £600 +9.09% 2
Brentford -6 8 £450 +27.84%
Bromley +5 6 £450 -10.00% 1
Hounslow +4 6 - - 2
Uxbridge -3 5 £350 -26.31% 4
Westminster -7 5 £350 -22.22%
Kingston Upon Thames -10 4 £365 +40.44% 3
Twickenham +3 2 £355 +42.71% 1
Romford +2 2 £123 -78.69% 1
Paddington 0 2 - -
Hammersmith +7 1 £388 +93.75%
Ealing +2 1 £413 -8.33%
Hackney - 1 - - 1
Surbiton - 1 £388 -
Teddington - 1 £375 -
Barnet - 1 £320 -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Upminster - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Barking - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1348 (32.62%) Finance
2 944 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
3 939 (22.72%) PRINCE2
4 737 (17.83%) Banking
5 711 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 483 (11.69%) Microsoft
7 464 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
8 434 (10.50%) MS Excel
9 415 (10.04%) Change Management
10 404 (9.77%) Degree
11 393 (9.51%) MS Project
12 383 (9.27%) ITIL
13 347 (8.40%) Business Analysis
14 308 (7.45%) SQL
15 299 (7.23%) Migration
16 290 (7.02%) Retail
17 288 (6.97%) MS Office
18 277 (6.70%) Investment Banking
19 272 (6.58%) Oracle
20 267 (6.46%) Scrum
21 240 (5.81%) SharePoint
22 238 (5.76%) QA
23 234 (5.66%) Risk Management
24 229 (5.54%) SAP
24 229 (5.54%) Programme Management
25 228 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
26 225 (5.44%) Waterfall
27 220 (5.32%) Windows
28 216 (5.23%) PMI Certification
29 205 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 240 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 90 (2.18%) CMS
3 45 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 41 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 40 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 40 (0.97%) IIS
6 34 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 32 (0.77%) Apache
7 32 (0.77%) SAS
7 32 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 25 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 22 (0.53%) Confluence
9 22 (0.53%) Lync
10 21 (0.51%) MS Project Server
11 19 (0.46%) JBoss
12 17 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (0.36%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.31%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.24%) FileNet
15 10 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 434 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 393 (9.51%) MS Project
3 288 (6.97%) MS Office
4 228 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 155 (3.75%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
9 9 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.12%) Open Workbench
10 5 (0.12%) InDesign
11 4 (0.097%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.097%) FastStats
11 4 (0.097%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.073%) SPSS
13 2 (0.048%) ProjectWise
13 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.024%) Mingle
14 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 51 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
5 16 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 14 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.29%) WebTrends
10 11 (0.27%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.27%) SAP FI
11 10 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
12 9 (0.22%) Agresso
13 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 7 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
14 7 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.77%) SaaS
2 21 (0.51%) Office 365
3 13 (0.31%) PaaS
4 11 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.17%) Google Apps
5 7 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.17%) Force.com
5 7 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.15%) GitHub
7 5 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.097%) IaaS
9 3 (0.073%) Heroku
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.024%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 80 (1.94%) Firewall
2 66 (1.60%) SAN
3 65 (1.57%) Intranet
4 63 (1.52%) WAN
5 62 (1.50%) Internet
6 61 (1.48%) LAN
7 48 (1.16%) TCP/IP
8 35 (0.85%) DNS
9 34 (0.82%) VPN
10 29 (0.70%) SSL
11 23 (0.56%) NAS
11 23 (0.56%) MPLS
12 22 (0.53%) Wireless
12 22 (0.53%) BGP
13 21 (0.51%) OSPF
14 19 (0.46%) Broadband
14 19 (0.46%) DHCP
15 18 (0.44%) VoIP
16 17 (0.41%) Network Security
17 15 (0.36%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 92 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (1.52%) MySQL
4 60 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 53 (1.28%) QlikView
6 46 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 42 (1.02%) Big Data
8 40 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 26 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (0.53%) MS Access
11 21 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
12 18 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (0.41%) Data Mining
14 15 (0.36%) SAP BW
15 14 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (0.29%) Hadoop
18 11 (0.27%) OLAP
19 10 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 79 (1.91%) JIRA
2 45 (1.09%) Subversion
3 40 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 29 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 20 (0.48%) JUnit
5 20 (0.48%) Selenium
6 18 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.44%) Moq
7 17 (0.41%) SpecFlow
8 16 (0.39%) NUnit
9 15 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
10 14 (0.34%) Maven
11 11 (0.27%) TestDirector
12 10 (0.24%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.22%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.19%) Rational Rose
15 7 (0.17%) FogBugz
15 7 (0.17%) Trac
General
1 1348 (32.62%) Finance
2 737 (17.83%) Banking
3 290 (7.02%) Retail
4 277 (6.70%) Investment Banking
5 178 (4.31%) Marketing
6 151 (3.65%) Legal
7 128 (3.10%) Telecoms
8 123 (2.98%) Front Office
9 105 (2.54%) Back Office
10 79 (1.91%) Publishing
11 75 (1.81%) Advertising
12 72 (1.74%) Law
13 60 (1.45%) Retail Banking
14 50 (1.21%) Financial Institution
15 43 (1.04%) Games
16 37 (0.90%) Manufacturing
17 34 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (0.77%) Billing
19 24 (0.58%) Local Government
20 21 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1716 (41.52%) Project Manager
2 766 (18.53%) Analyst
3 487 (11.78%) Business Analyst
4 201 (4.86%) Senior Manager
5 197 (4.77%) Developer
6 165 (3.99%) Senior Project Manager
7 157 (3.80%) Consultant
8 132 (3.19%) Programme Manager
9 126 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
10 123 (2.98%) Architect
11 107 (2.59%) Technical Manager
12 104 (2.52%) Business Manager
13 91 (2.20%) Infrastructure Manager
14 84 (2.03%) Agile Project Manager
14 84 (2.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 82 (1.98%) Delivery Manager
16 81 (1.96%) Technical Project Manager
17 67 (1.62%) PMO Analyst
18 63 (1.52%) Digital Project Manager
19 62 (1.50%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (4.48%) HTML
2 152 (3.68%) .NET
3 100 (2.42%) Web Services
4 93 (2.25%) CSS
5 87 (2.11%) XML
6 77 (1.86%) ASP.NET
6 77 (1.86%) jQuery
7 61 (1.48%) Middleware
8 59 (1.43%) HTML5
9 54 (1.31%) JSP
10 36 (0.87%) Ajax
11 35 (0.85%) REST
12 34 (0.82%) .NET Framework
13 33 (0.80%) Spring
14 30 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 30 (0.73%) J2EE
15 23 (0.56%) CSS3
16 21 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 20 (0.48%) RESTful
17 20 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 464 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 87 (2.11%) PMI
4 86 (2.08%) User Experience
5 84 (2.03%) Derivative
6 79 (1.91%) Open Source
7 74 (1.79%) NHS
8 73 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 70 (1.69%) Computer Science
10 55 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 54 (1.31%) Equities
12 48 (1.16%) Fixed Income
13 46 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
14 45 (1.09%) Social Media
15 41 (0.99%) Market Risk
16 38 (0.92%) Credit Risk
17 31 (0.75%) FMCG
18 28 (0.68%) Online Games
18 28 (0.68%) Visualisation
19 27 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 220 (5.32%) Windows
2 134 (3.24%) UNIX
3 118 (2.86%) Linux
4 34 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 34 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 30 (0.73%) Android
7 30 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 12 (0.29%) Solaris
10 12 (0.29%) AIX
11 11 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.12%) SUSE
14 3 (0.073%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.073%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.048%) OS/400
15 2 (0.048%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 944 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
2 939 (22.72%) PRINCE2
3 711 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 415 (10.04%) Change Management
5 383 (9.27%) ITIL
6 347 (8.40%) Business Analysis
7 299 (7.23%) Migration
8 267 (6.46%) Scrum
9 234 (5.66%) Risk Management
10 229 (5.54%) Programme Management
11 225 (5.44%) Waterfall
12 205 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 203 (4.91%) Project Planning
14 184 (4.45%) E-Commerce
15 182 (4.40%) Service Management
16 175 (4.23%) CRM
17 163 (3.94%) Service Delivery
18 156 (3.77%) Analytics
19 151 (3.65%) Agile Project Management
20 149 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 308 (7.45%) SQL
2 150 (3.63%) Java
3 130 (3.15%) JavaScript
4 107 (2.59%) C#
5 60 (1.45%) C
6 57 (1.38%) Python
7 45 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 42 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 39 (0.94%) PHP
10 37 (0.90%) C++
10 37 (0.90%) VBA
11 34 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 30 (0.73%) Perl
13 26 (0.63%) Ruby
14 22 (0.53%) PowerShell
15 16 (0.39%) VBScript
15 16 (0.39%) VB
16 10 (0.24%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.22%) Scala
17 9 (0.22%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 404 (9.77%) Degree
2 216 (5.23%) PMI Certification
3 204 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 167 (4.04%) PMP
5 143 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 125 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 117 (2.83%) ISEB
8 106 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 46 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 45 (1.09%) APMP
11 42 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 39 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 36 (0.87%) ISTQB
14 35 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (0.63%) CISSP
16 19 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 17 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
17 17 (0.41%) CISA
18 15 (0.36%) CCIE
18 15 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (5.76%) QA
2 39 (0.94%) SLA
3 32 (0.77%) P3O
4 29 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (0.70%) EMIR
5 19 (0.46%) COBIT
6 18 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 16 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.29%) FATCA
11 10 (0.24%) Basel III
12 9 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.22%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.22%) GAAP
13 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.12%) FINREP
15 4 (0.097%) MiFID
15 4 (0.097%) CRD IV
16 3 (0.073%) AIFMD
System Software
1 68 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 54 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.36%) XenApp
5 12 (0.29%) vSphere
6 9 (0.22%) ProxySG
7 8 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.073%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.073%) NFS
11 2 (0.048%) Samba
11 2 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.048%) Xen
11 2 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.048%) XenServer
11 2 (0.048%) StorNext
11 2 (0.048%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 43 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.70%) SCCM
3 19 (0.46%) SCOM
4 14 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.19%) Nagios
6 7 (0.17%) EdgeSight
6 7 (0.17%) HP SIM
6 7 (0.17%) Puppet
6 7 (0.17%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.17%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.12%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.097%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.073%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.073%) DatAdvantage
11 2 (0.048%) Control-M
11 2 (0.048%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.048%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.048%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 483 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 272 (6.58%) Oracle
3 229 (5.54%) SAP
4 112 (2.71%) Cisco
5 100 (2.42%) HP
6 94 (2.27%) IBM
7 82 (1.98%) VMware
8 67 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.55%) Citrix
10 47 (1.14%) Cognos
11 44 (1.06%) Google
12 40 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 40 (0.97%) Adobe
13 33 (0.80%) CheckPoint
14 30 (0.73%) Business Objects
15 29 (0.70%) Sitecore
16 27 (0.65%) Sybase
17 25 (0.60%) ServiceNow
18 24 (0.58%) CA
19 22 (0.53%) Murex
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