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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 14 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1950 1978 2041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.84% 8.87% 9.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 10.96% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1435 1383 1489
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.62 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -19.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £16.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £98.50 £47.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.40 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-12.42% -5.56%
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
18518 18052 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.94% 80.98% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13545 12688 13115
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London -5 293 £488 +2.63% 110
Canary Wharf +8 22 £496 +7.29%
Bromley 0 20 £500 -13.04% 1
Croydon -9 19 £400 -17.94% 2
Uxbridge 0 13 £416 +21.37% 2
Feltham +6 8 £583 +47.93% 1
Brentford 0 8 £518 - 1
Docklands, London -1 6 £475 +18.75% 1
Hounslow +6 5 £475 +50.79%
Westminster -12 4 £463 +94.73%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £325 -13.33% 8
Ealing - 3 - -
Twickenham +3 2 £400 +12.28%
Hammersmith +3 2 £475 -16.29% 1
Ilford - 2 £338 -
Chessington -2 1 - -
Chiswick -3 1 - - 1
Hayes -6 1 £388 +7.63%
Ruislip - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £450 -
Wimbledon - 1 £400 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Beckenham - 1 £325 - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 1377 (35.25%) Finance
2 1052 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
3 950 (24.32%) PRINCE2
4 712 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 590 (15.10%) Banking
6 438 (11.21%) Microsoft
7 436 (11.16%) Change Management
8 410 (10.50%) ITIL
9 395 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
10 389 (9.96%) Degree
11 340 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 337 (8.63%) Migration
13 334 (8.55%) MS Project
14 300 (7.68%) PMI Certification
15 287 (7.35%) Business Analysis
16 274 (7.01%) Risk Management
17 271 (6.94%) Scrum
17 271 (6.94%) Security Cleared
18 262 (6.71%) Windows
19 251 (6.43%) SQL
20 245 (6.27%) SDLC
21 235 (6.02%) Retail
22 232 (5.94%) Oracle
23 229 (5.86%) Management Information System
24 223 (5.71%) MS Office
25 220 (5.63%) Waterfall
26 213 (5.45%) PMP
27 207 (5.30%) Programme Management
28 203 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
29 200 (5.12%) Agile Project Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 179 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.48%) CMS
2 58 (1.48%) Confluence
3 42 (1.08%) Skype for Business
4 34 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 33 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 24 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 18 (0.46%) IIS
7 18 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 18 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 15 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (0.38%) IBM Notes
11 14 (0.36%) Apache
12 13 (0.33%) Drupal
12 13 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.31%) MS Project Server
13 12 (0.31%) Node.js
Applications
1 340 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 334 (8.55%) MS Project
3 223 (5.71%) MS Office
4 203 (5.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 174 (4.45%) MS Visio
6 43 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 37 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 22 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.28%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 6 (0.15%) InDesign
11 6 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.13%) SmartSuite
13 2 (0.051%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.051%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.026%) EViews
14 1 (0.026%) Gliffy
14 1 (0.026%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 54 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.46%) Magento
3 14 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 12 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
4 12 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 11 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.26%) RMDS
7 9 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.23%) Primavera
7 9 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.18%) CA PPM
8 7 (0.18%) Relativity
8 7 (0.18%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 84 (2.15%) Office 365
2 43 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.00%) SaaS
4 34 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.46%) PaaS
6 14 (0.36%) IaaS
7 10 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.20%) Force.com
10 6 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 6 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.15%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.15%) Route 53
11 5 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 91 (2.33%) Firewall
2 72 (1.84%) LAN
2 72 (1.84%) WAN
3 47 (1.20%) Internet
3 47 (1.20%) SAN
4 45 (1.15%) Intranet
5 41 (1.05%) VPN
6 40 (1.02%) DNS
7 32 (0.82%) VoIP
8 28 (0.72%) TCP/IP
9 27 (0.69%) Wireless
10 25 (0.64%) Network Security
11 21 (0.54%) NetScaler
11 21 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (0.46%) LDAP
13 17 (0.44%) MPLS
13 17 (0.44%) Skype
13 17 (0.44%) SSL
13 17 (0.44%) WebEx
14 16 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 89 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 40 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 39 (1.00%) Big Data
6 32 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (0.77%) MySQL
8 23 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 19 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (0.46%) Data Mining
11 18 (0.46%) MS Access
11 18 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (0.41%) DB2
12 16 (0.41%) GIS
13 15 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.36%) NoSQL
14 14 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 105 (2.69%) JIRA
2 51 (1.31%) Axure RP
3 47 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 33 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 20 (0.51%) Subversion
6 16 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.31%) Toad
7 12 (0.31%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.23%) Bitbucket
8 9 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.23%) IntelliJ
8 9 (0.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 8 (0.20%) Selenium
9 8 (0.20%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.18%) Bower
10 7 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.15%) Maven
11 6 (0.15%) MSI
12 5 (0.13%) InstallShield
General
1 1377 (35.25%) Finance
2 590 (15.10%) Banking
3 235 (6.02%) Retail
4 194 (4.97%) Investment Banking
5 193 (4.94%) Marketing
6 150 (3.84%) Legal
7 143 (3.66%) Telecoms
8 120 (3.07%) Financial Institution
9 113 (2.89%) Front Office
10 111 (2.84%) Law
11 65 (1.66%) Publishing
12 52 (1.33%) Back Office
13 50 (1.28%) Advertising
14 47 (1.20%) Manufacturing
15 39 (1.00%) Retail Banking
16 38 (0.97%) Games
17 34 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.61%) Electronics
19 20 (0.51%) Billing
20 19 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1655 (42.37%) Project Manager
2 559 (14.31%) Analyst
3 355 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 232 (5.94%) IT Manager
5 218 (5.58%) Senior Manager
6 217 (5.56%) Architect
7 189 (4.84%) IT Project Manager
8 179 (4.58%) Senior Project Manager
9 152 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
10 150 (3.84%) Consultant
11 131 (3.35%) Digital Project Manager
11 131 (3.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 128 (3.28%) Programme Manager
13 112 (2.87%) Business Manager
14 111 (2.84%) Technical Manager
15 109 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
16 107 (2.74%) Agile Project Manager
16 107 (2.74%) Developer
17 99 (2.53%) Project Analyst
18 94 (2.41%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (4.30%) HTML
2 124 (3.17%) CSS
3 103 (2.64%) .NET
4 83 (2.12%) XML
5 70 (1.79%) Web Services
6 40 (1.02%) Middleware
7 39 (1.00%) J2EE
8 32 (0.82%) HTML5
9 25 (0.64%) ASP.NET
10 24 (0.61%) RESTful
11 23 (0.59%) SOAP
12 20 (0.51%) REST
13 19 (0.49%) CSS3
13 19 (0.49%) JSON
13 19 (0.49%) JSP
14 18 (0.46%) .NET Framework
15 16 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
15 16 (0.41%) jQuery
16 15 (0.38%) Ajax
17 14 (0.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 395 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 229 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 160 (4.10%) User Experience
4 153 (3.92%) PMI
5 149 (3.81%) Data Centre
6 74 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 74 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 66 (1.69%) Equities
8 62 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 54 (1.38%) Derivative
10 46 (1.18%) FMCG
10 46 (1.18%) Psychology
11 41 (1.05%) Hedge funds
12 40 (1.02%) NHS
13 37 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 33 (0.84%) RIA
15 32 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 31 (0.79%) Visualisation
17 30 (0.77%) Data Integration
17 30 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 262 (6.71%) Windows
2 129 (3.30%) Linux
3 105 (2.69%) Windows Server
4 82 (2.10%) Unix
5 51 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 32 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (0.69%) Solaris
10 23 (0.59%) Android
10 23 (0.59%) Apple iOS
11 22 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.33%) AIX
13 11 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.26%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.18%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1052 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
2 950 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 712 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 436 (11.16%) Change Management
5 410 (10.50%) ITIL
6 337 (8.63%) Migration
7 287 (7.35%) Business Analysis
8 274 (7.01%) Risk Management
9 271 (6.94%) Scrum
10 245 (6.27%) SDLC
11 220 (5.63%) Waterfall
12 207 (5.30%) Programme Management
13 200 (5.12%) Agile Project Management
14 186 (4.76%) Project Planning
15 184 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
16 179 (4.58%) Service Management
17 173 (4.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 172 (4.40%) CRM
19 170 (4.35%) Service Delivery
20 168 (4.30%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 251 (6.43%) SQL
2 139 (3.56%) Java
3 133 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 68 (1.74%) C#
5 42 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 40 (1.02%) C
7 38 (0.97%) Python
8 32 (0.82%) PHP
9 26 (0.67%) Perl
10 21 (0.54%) C++
11 19 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 16 (0.41%) VB
14 15 (0.38%) Ruby
15 13 (0.33%) VBA
16 11 (0.28%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.20%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.18%) VBScript
19 6 (0.15%) Bash Shell
20 5 (0.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 389 (9.96%) Degree
2 300 (7.68%) PMI Certification
3 271 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 213 (5.45%) PMP
5 179 (4.58%) SC Cleared
6 150 (3.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 139 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 53 (1.36%) ISEB
9 50 (1.28%) APMP
10 48 (1.23%) CISSP
11 46 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 45 (1.15%) DV Cleared
13 40 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
14 36 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (0.61%) CISM
16 20 (0.51%) CCNP
16 20 (0.51%) CLAS
16 20 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (0.44%) MCSE
18 16 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (3.56%) QA
2 76 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.15%) MiFID
5 38 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 34 (0.87%) SLA
7 26 (0.67%) COBIT
8 22 (0.56%) SEPA
9 20 (0.51%) PMBOK
10 14 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 14 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 14 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.36%) Solvency II
11 13 (0.33%) EMIR
12 10 (0.26%) FATCA
12 10 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
12 10 (0.26%) P3O
13 9 (0.23%) UCITS
14 8 (0.20%) Basel III
14 8 (0.20%) COREP
System Software
1 124 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 92 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.64%) vSphere
4 24 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (0.51%) XenApp
6 18 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.28%) Docker
9 11 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (0.15%) UAG
11 6 (0.15%) XenServer
12 5 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.13%) NFS
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.13%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.10%) ClearTrust
13 4 (0.10%) NDS
13 4 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 37 (0.95%) SCCM
2 29 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (0.72%) SCOM
4 23 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.59%) Puppet
5 14 (0.36%) Ansible
6 12 (0.31%) HP SIM
7 10 (0.26%) Nagios
8 9 (0.23%) EdgeSight
8 9 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (0.20%) EnCase
9 8 (0.20%) FTK
10 7 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.18%) Salt
11 6 (0.15%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.15%) Control-M
11 6 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (0.15%) Perfmon
11 6 (0.15%) Tivoli
11 6 (0.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 438 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 232 (5.94%) Oracle
3 185 (4.74%) SAP
4 117 (3.00%) VMware
5 113 (2.89%) Citrix
6 91 (2.33%) Cisco
7 88 (2.25%) Adobe
8 72 (1.84%) HP
9 71 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 64 (1.64%) IBM
11 39 (1.00%) Cognos
12 34 (0.87%) Google
13 27 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 24 (0.61%) Murex
15 22 (0.56%) Bloomberg
15 22 (0.56%) BT
16 20 (0.51%) Rally
17 19 (0.49%) CheckPoint
17 19 (0.49%) ServiceNow
18 18 (0.46%) Symantec
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate 6 month initial contract
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £425 - £475 per week
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive
Rate: From £650 to £700 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £120 to £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago