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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2184 2395 2471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.01% 9.50% 9.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.61% 12.25% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1630 1684
Average daily rate
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£450 £460 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £620 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.80 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.48 £45.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -6.25%
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
18814 19549 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.64% 77.50% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13400 13696 13116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 227 357
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 469 £450 -5.26% 210
Croydon -2 40 £470 +14.63% 9
Canary Wharf +8 19 £388 +1.30%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 16 £325 -6.47% 3
Docklands, London -4 12 £550 +3.77% 3
Uxbridge -13 11 £475 +4.39%
Brentford +5 9 £423 +17.36% 1
Westminster +3 7 £425 -
Feltham +7 5 £480 -24.70%
Hammersmith - 4 £400 - 5
Hounslow -2 2 £425 -14.57%
Chessington -4 2 - - 1
Twickenham +3 1 - -
Bromley -3 1 - - 1
Hayes -8 1 £210 -
Harrow - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Barnet - - - - 3
Beckenham - - - -
Coulsdon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1391 (32.70%) Finance
2 1012 (23.79%) PRINCE2
3 935 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
4 745 (17.51%) Banking
5 736 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 492 (11.57%) Microsoft
7 454 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
8 433 (10.18%) Degree
9 430 (10.11%) MS Excel
10 401 (9.43%) Change Management
11 398 (9.36%) Business Analysis
12 396 (9.31%) ITIL
13 393 (9.24%) MS Project
14 316 (7.43%) Investment Banking
15 309 (7.26%) Migration
16 306 (7.19%) SQL
17 280 (6.58%) Retail
18 277 (6.51%) Scrum
19 270 (6.35%) MS Office
20 257 (6.04%) SharePoint
21 256 (6.02%) QA
22 253 (5.95%) Oracle
23 252 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
24 251 (5.90%) SAP
25 250 (5.88%) Windows
26 226 (5.31%) Programme Management
27 225 (5.29%) Risk Management
28 223 (5.24%) PMI Certification
29 221 (5.20%) Project Planning
30 220 (5.17%) Management Information System

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 257 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 84 (1.97%) CMS
3 58 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 37 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 36 (0.85%) SAS
6 34 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 32 (0.75%) IIS
7 32 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 26 (0.61%) Lync
9 24 (0.56%) Apache
10 22 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 22 (0.52%) IBM Notes
11 21 (0.49%) MS Project Server
12 19 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 19 (0.45%) Confluence
12 19 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 430 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 393 (9.24%) MS Project
3 270 (6.35%) MS Office
4 252 (5.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 155 (3.64%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 27 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.26%) InDesign
10 10 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
11 8 (0.19%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.12%) SPSS
15 4 (0.094%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.071%) FastStats
16 3 (0.071%) PowerPivot
17 2 (0.047%) Mingle
17 2 (0.047%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 48 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.40%) WebTrends
5 15 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (0.28%) CA Clarity
8 11 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 11 (0.26%) SAP FI
8 11 (0.26%) Markit EDM
9 10 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (0.21%) Agresso
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 8 (0.19%) Workday HCM
12 7 (0.16%) SAP SD
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 33 (0.78%) SaaS
2 21 (0.49%) Office 365
3 14 (0.33%) PaaS
3 14 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.26%) Force.com
5 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.16%) IaaS
8 6 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.094%) GitHub
10 3 (0.071%) Heroku
10 3 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.071%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.024%) Responsys
12 1 (0.024%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.024%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.47%) Firewall
2 76 (1.79%) Intranet
3 65 (1.53%) Internet
4 48 (1.13%) WAN
5 46 (1.08%) DNS
6 44 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 44 (1.03%) LAN
7 43 (1.01%) SAN
8 32 (0.75%) Multicast
9 28 (0.66%) SSL
9 28 (0.66%) VPN
10 21 (0.49%) Network Security
10 21 (0.49%) Unified Communications
11 20 (0.47%) BGP
11 20 (0.47%) DHCP
12 19 (0.45%) MPLS
12 19 (0.45%) OSPF
13 16 (0.38%) NAS
13 16 (0.38%) Wireless
14 15 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 89 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (1.39%) QlikView
4 53 (1.25%) MySQL
5 44 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 40 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 35 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 32 (0.75%) Big Data
9 29 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 25 (0.59%) MS Access
11 21 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (0.38%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (0.35%) SAP BW
14 15 (0.35%) MongoDB
15 13 (0.31%) Spotfire
16 12 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (1.83%) JIRA
2 33 (0.78%) Subversion
3 30 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 29 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 20 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 16 (0.38%) JUnit
8 15 (0.35%) NUnit
9 14 (0.33%) Selenium
9 14 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 11 (0.26%) Maven
10 11 (0.26%) Axure RP
10 11 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.21%) Toad
11 9 (0.21%) Mercurial
11 9 (0.21%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.21%) SpecFlow
12 8 (0.19%) MSBuild
12 8 (0.19%) FogBugz
12 8 (0.19%) Trac
General
1 1391 (32.70%) Finance
2 745 (17.51%) Banking
3 316 (7.43%) Investment Banking
4 280 (6.58%) Retail
5 187 (4.40%) Marketing
6 150 (3.53%) Legal
7 129 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 118 (2.77%) Front Office
9 103 (2.42%) Back Office
10 84 (1.97%) Publishing
11 62 (1.46%) Advertising
12 57 (1.34%) Law
13 55 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 53 (1.25%) Manufacturing
15 45 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
16 44 (1.03%) Games
17 42 (0.99%) Retail Banking
18 21 (0.49%) Billing
19 20 (0.47%) Local Government
20 14 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1830 (43.02%) Project Manager
2 762 (17.91%) Analyst
3 450 (10.58%) Business Analyst
4 217 (5.10%) Senior Manager
5 184 (4.33%) Developer
6 174 (4.09%) Senior Project Manager
7 163 (3.83%) Consultant
8 157 (3.69%) Programme Manager
9 142 (3.34%) IT Project Manager
10 111 (2.61%) Technical Manager
11 108 (2.54%) Business Manager
12 106 (2.49%) Architect
13 99 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
14 94 (2.21%) Technical Project Manager
15 93 (2.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 87 (2.05%) Agile Project Manager
17 80 (1.88%) PMO Analyst
18 70 (1.65%) Delivery Manager
19 67 (1.57%) SAP Manager
20 65 (1.53%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (3.88%) HTML
2 145 (3.41%) .NET
3 128 (3.01%) Web Services
4 111 (2.61%) XML
5 82 (1.93%) CSS
6 69 (1.62%) ASP.NET
7 54 (1.27%) jQuery
7 54 (1.27%) JSP
8 47 (1.10%) Middleware
9 37 (0.87%) .NET Framework
9 37 (0.87%) HTML5
10 33 (0.78%) REST
11 31 (0.73%) J2EE
12 29 (0.68%) Ajax
13 28 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (0.61%) RESTful
14 26 (0.61%) XSLT
15 25 (0.59%) Spring
15 25 (0.59%) Rendezvous
16 19 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 454 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 118 (2.77%) PMI
4 97 (2.28%) User Experience
5 82 (1.93%) NHS
6 78 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 75 (1.76%) Derivative
8 71 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 68 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 64 (1.50%) Fixed Income
11 63 (1.48%) Open Source
12 60 (1.41%) Social Media
13 57 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
14 47 (1.10%) Credit Risk
15 45 (1.06%) Equities
16 36 (0.85%) Market Risk
17 34 (0.80%) FMCG
18 32 (0.75%) Digital Media
19 30 (0.71%) Online Games
20 29 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 250 (5.88%) Windows
2 125 (2.94%) Linux
3 122 (2.87%) UNIX
4 59 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 49 (1.15%) Android
6 46 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 37 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 16 (0.38%) Solaris
13 9 (0.21%) AIX
14 3 (0.071%) SUSE
14 3 (0.071%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.071%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.047%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.047%) VME
15 2 (0.047%) CentOS
15 2 (0.047%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1012 (23.79%) PRINCE2
2 935 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
3 736 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 401 (9.43%) Change Management
5 398 (9.36%) Business Analysis
6 396 (9.31%) ITIL
7 309 (7.26%) Migration
8 277 (6.51%) Scrum
9 226 (5.31%) Programme Management
10 225 (5.29%) Risk Management
11 221 (5.20%) Project Planning
12 203 (4.77%) CRM
13 184 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 178 (4.18%) Service Management
14 178 (4.18%) E-Commerce
15 172 (4.04%) Waterfall
16 162 (3.81%) Analytics
17 157 (3.69%) Change Control
18 148 (3.48%) Service Delivery
19 142 (3.34%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (7.19%) SQL
2 158 (3.71%) Java
3 117 (2.75%) JavaScript
4 95 (2.23%) C#
5 63 (1.48%) Python
6 47 (1.10%) C
7 43 (1.01%) VBA
8 40 (0.94%) PHP
9 39 (0.92%) Perl
10 32 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 31 (0.73%) C++
12 26 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 22 (0.52%) Shell Script
14 21 (0.49%) VB
15 20 (0.47%) Ruby
16 12 (0.28%) PHP5
16 12 (0.28%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.28%) Objective-C
16 12 (0.28%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 433 (10.18%) Degree
2 223 (5.24%) PMI Certification
3 175 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 166 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 153 (3.60%) PMP
6 111 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 101 (2.37%) SC Cleared
8 90 (2.12%) ISEB
9 44 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 43 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (0.73%) APMP
12 31 (0.73%) DV Cleared
13 30 (0.71%) ISTQB
14 22 (0.52%) CISSP
14 22 (0.52%) MCSE
15 18 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 18 (0.42%) CISA
16 17 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
17 13 (0.31%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (6.02%) QA
2 42 (0.99%) SLA
3 34 (0.80%) EMIR
4 31 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (0.59%) COBIT
6 24 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
7 18 (0.42%) P3O
7 18 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.40%) Solvency II
9 16 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.35%) Basel III
11 11 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.26%) FATCA
12 7 (0.16%) Basel II
13 6 (0.14%) MiFID
14 4 (0.094%) AIFMD
14 4 (0.094%) COREP
14 4 (0.094%) WCAG
14 4 (0.094%) WAI
System Software
1 70 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 39 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.19%) XenApp
4 8 (0.19%) vSphere
4 8 (0.19%) ProxySG
5 7 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.094%) XenServer
8 3 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.071%) Varnish
8 3 (0.071%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.047%) StorNext
9 2 (0.047%) GPFS
9 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.047%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.047%) Gluster
10 1 (0.024%) Squid
10 1 (0.024%) Xen
10 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.61%) SCCM
3 11 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
3 11 (0.26%) Data Guard
4 9 (0.21%) SCOM
5 8 (0.19%) Nagios
6 7 (0.16%) Puppet
7 6 (0.14%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.094%) Control-M
9 3 (0.071%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.071%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.071%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (0.071%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.047%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.047%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.047%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.047%) MOM
10 2 (0.047%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 492 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 253 (5.95%) Oracle
3 251 (5.90%) SAP
4 106 (2.49%) Cisco
5 82 (1.93%) HP
6 73 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 66 (1.55%) VMware
8 62 (1.46%) IBM
9 56 (1.32%) Citrix
10 48 (1.13%) Adobe
11 43 (1.01%) Red Hat
12 40 (0.94%) Cognos
13 38 (0.89%) Google
14 35 (0.82%) CheckPoint
15 34 (0.80%) Business Objects
16 31 (0.73%) Reuters
17 28 (0.66%) TIBCO
18 25 (0.59%) Sitecore
19 24 (0.56%) MarketAxess
19 24 (0.56%) Juniper
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