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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 14 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1804 2046 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.54% 9.49% 9.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.93% 12.14% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1326 1202
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 28
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.00 £33.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.00 £88.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 364 £463 -0.80% 197
Canary Wharf +11 29 £330 -40.00%
Feltham +1 23 £440 +44.73% 2
Croydon +8 15 £413 - 3
Docklands, London -4 12 £550 +2.32% 3
Uxbridge +4 7 £350 +6.06% 2
Hounslow +4 5 - - 2
Romford - 4 £123 - 2
Bromley +3 3 £450 -14.28% 2
Paddington 0 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -10 3 £365 -8.75% 4
Hayes - 3 - - 5
Westminster - 3 £450 -
Rainham - 2 £338 - 2
Twickenham +1 1 £350 +169.23%
Wembley -1 1 £300 -
Hammersmith -2 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Harrow -3 1 £250 -
Teddington - 1 £375 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Upminster - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1254 (32.47%) Finance
2 867 (22.45%) PRINCE2
3 846 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
4 702 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 675 (17.48%) Banking
6 449 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 435 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
8 402 (10.41%) MS Excel
9 390 (10.10%) Change Management
10 371 (9.61%) Degree
11 370 (9.58%) MS Project
12 336 (8.70%) ITIL
13 301 (7.79%) Business Analysis
14 288 (7.46%) SQL
15 283 (7.33%) MS Office
16 274 (7.09%) Retail
17 271 (7.02%) Migration
18 256 (6.63%) Oracle
19 243 (6.29%) Investment Banking
20 240 (6.21%) Risk Management
21 232 (6.01%) SharePoint
22 227 (5.88%) Scrum
23 216 (5.59%) PMI Certification
24 214 (5.54%) Windows
25 210 (5.44%) QA
26 209 (5.41%) Programme Management
27 206 (5.33%) Security Cleared
28 205 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
29 203 (5.26%) Waterfall
30 187 (4.84%) SAP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 232 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 78 (2.02%) CMS
3 43 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 42 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 38 (0.98%) IIS
6 37 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 32 (0.83%) SAS
8 31 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 25 (0.65%) Apache
10 22 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 22 (0.57%) MS Exchange
11 19 (0.49%) Confluence
12 17 (0.44%) Lync
13 14 (0.36%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.36%) JBoss
14 13 (0.34%) MS Project Server
14 13 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
15 11 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 402 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 370 (9.58%) MS Project
3 283 (7.33%) MS Office
4 205 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 163 (4.22%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
10 8 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.16%) Shockwave
11 6 (0.16%) InDesign
12 5 (0.13%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.078%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.052%) ProjectWise
14 2 (0.052%) SPSS
15 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.026%) FastStats
15 1 (0.026%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 52 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (0.49%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
7 14 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 14 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
8 13 (0.34%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
9 10 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.23%) Magento
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
11 8 (0.21%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.21%) Agresso
12 7 (0.18%) CA Clarity
12 7 (0.18%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.80%) SaaS
2 18 (0.47%) Office 365
3 12 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.21%) IaaS
5 8 (0.21%) GitHub
5 8 (0.21%) Heroku
6 7 (0.18%) PaaS
6 7 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.10%) Force.com
9 2 (0.052%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.052%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.026%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.026%) Trello
10 1 (0.026%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.026%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (1.94%) Firewall
2 70 (1.81%) WAN
3 64 (1.66%) SAN
3 64 (1.66%) Internet
4 63 (1.63%) LAN
5 61 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 54 (1.40%) Intranet
7 35 (0.91%) VPN
8 30 (0.78%) DNS
9 29 (0.75%) SSL
10 27 (0.70%) VoIP
11 23 (0.60%) Wireless
12 22 (0.57%) NAS
12 22 (0.57%) BGP
13 21 (0.54%) OSPF
14 20 (0.52%) MPLS
15 19 (0.49%) DHCP
15 19 (0.49%) Network Security
16 18 (0.47%) Ethernet
17 17 (0.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 86 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
4 55 (1.42%) MySQL
5 47 (1.22%) QlikView
6 42 (1.09%) Relational Database
7 34 (0.88%) Big Data
8 32 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 28 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (0.39%) MS Access
13 14 (0.36%) SAP BW
14 13 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (0.31%) Spotfire
15 12 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (0.28%) DB2
16 11 (0.28%) Data Mining
17 10 (0.26%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 62 (1.61%) JIRA
2 43 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 42 (1.09%) Subversion
4 28 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (0.41%) Selenium
6 16 (0.41%) Moq
6 16 (0.41%) JUnit
7 15 (0.39%) SpecFlow
8 14 (0.36%) NUnit
9 13 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
10 11 (0.28%) TestDirector
10 11 (0.28%) Maven
10 11 (0.28%) Axure RP
11 10 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.26%) Toad
11 10 (0.26%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.18%) Rational Rose
12 7 (0.18%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.18%) RSpec
General
1 1254 (32.47%) Finance
2 675 (17.48%) Banking
3 274 (7.09%) Retail
4 243 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 154 (3.99%) Marketing
6 149 (3.86%) Legal
7 117 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 115 (2.98%) Front Office
9 95 (2.46%) Back Office
10 75 (1.94%) Law
11 69 (1.79%) Publishing
12 61 (1.58%) Advertising
13 59 (1.53%) Retail Banking
14 38 (0.98%) Financial Institution
15 36 (0.93%) Manufacturing
15 36 (0.93%) Games
16 35 (0.91%) Billing
17 34 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.73%) French Language
19 24 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1582 (40.96%) Project Manager
2 735 (19.03%) Analyst
3 474 (12.27%) Business Analyst
4 192 (4.97%) Developer
5 158 (4.09%) Senior Manager
6 151 (3.91%) Consultant
7 135 (3.50%) Senior Project Manager
8 117 (3.03%) Programme Manager
9 114 (2.95%) Architect
10 111 (2.87%) Technical Manager
11 109 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
12 95 (2.46%) Delivery Manager
13 94 (2.43%) Business Manager
14 87 (2.25%) Infrastructure Manager
15 84 (2.18%) Technical Project Manager
16 78 (2.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 66 (1.71%) Agile Project Manager
18 64 (1.66%) PMO Analyst
19 58 (1.50%) SAP Manager
19 58 (1.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (4.43%) HTML
2 142 (3.68%) .NET
3 96 (2.49%) Web Services
4 95 (2.46%) CSS
5 83 (2.15%) jQuery
6 77 (1.99%) Middleware
6 77 (1.99%) ASP.NET
7 65 (1.68%) XML
8 62 (1.61%) HTML5
9 46 (1.19%) JSP
10 44 (1.14%) REST
11 38 (0.98%) Ajax
12 31 (0.80%) Spring
13 26 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (0.65%) .NET Framework
15 23 (0.60%) JSON
16 22 (0.57%) CSS3
17 18 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (0.47%) RESTful
18 17 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 435 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 87 (2.25%) User Experience
4 80 (2.07%) PMI
5 71 (1.84%) NHS
5 71 (1.84%) Open Source
6 70 (1.81%) Derivative
7 66 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 58 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 56 (1.45%) Equities
10 43 (1.11%) Fixed Income
11 41 (1.06%) Market Risk
12 40 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 38 (0.98%) Social Media
14 35 (0.91%) Credit Risk
15 34 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
16 28 (0.73%) FMCG
16 28 (0.73%) Visualisation
17 22 (0.57%) Digital Media
17 22 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 214 (5.54%) Windows
2 136 (3.52%) UNIX
3 113 (2.93%) Linux
4 36 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 35 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (0.65%) Android
9 23 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.23%) AIX
13 8 (0.21%) Solaris
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.13%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.078%) SUSE
16 3 (0.078%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.078%) Windows Phone 8
17 2 (0.052%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (22.45%) PRINCE2
2 846 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
3 702 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 390 (10.10%) Change Management
5 336 (8.70%) ITIL
6 301 (7.79%) Business Analysis
7 271 (7.02%) Migration
8 240 (6.21%) Risk Management
9 227 (5.88%) Scrum
10 209 (5.41%) Programme Management
11 203 (5.26%) Waterfall
12 184 (4.76%) Project Planning
13 167 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
14 165 (4.27%) CRM
15 161 (4.17%) E-Commerce
16 153 (3.96%) Service Management
17 147 (3.81%) Service Delivery
18 146 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
19 143 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
20 137 (3.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 288 (7.46%) SQL
2 136 (3.52%) JavaScript
3 130 (3.37%) Java
4 101 (2.62%) C#
5 61 (1.58%) C
6 59 (1.53%) Python
7 40 (1.04%) C++
8 37 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 36 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 36 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 32 (0.83%) PHP
11 31 (0.80%) Ruby
12 30 (0.78%) VBA
13 29 (0.75%) Perl
14 27 (0.70%) PowerShell
15 20 (0.52%) VBScript
16 14 (0.36%) VB
17 11 (0.28%) ABAP
18 9 (0.23%) Bash Shell
18 9 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 371 (9.61%) Degree
2 216 (5.59%) PMI Certification
3 206 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 167 (4.32%) PMP
5 143 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 117 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 109 (2.82%) ISEB
8 100 (2.59%) SC Cleared
9 52 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 44 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (1.11%) APMP
12 39 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 36 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (0.93%) ISTQB
14 26 (0.67%) CISSP
15 18 (0.47%) CCNP
16 17 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
16 17 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 16 (0.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (5.44%) QA
2 31 (0.80%) SLA
3 29 (0.75%) P3O
4 28 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (0.54%) EMIR
6 19 (0.49%) COBIT
6 19 (0.49%) Solvency II
7 13 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.34%) FATCA
8 12 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.23%) GAAP
9 9 (0.23%) ISO 9000
10 8 (0.21%) Basel III
10 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.16%) MiFID
12 5 (0.13%) FINREP
13 4 (0.10%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 57 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 22 (0.57%) XenApp
5 15 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 14 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.26%) vSphere
8 9 (0.23%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 4 (0.10%) NFS
11 3 (0.078%) Samba
11 3 (0.078%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.078%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.052%) XenServer
12 2 (0.052%) Varnish
12 2 (0.052%) Xen
12 2 (0.052%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (0.70%) SCCM
3 24 (0.62%) SCOM
4 14 (0.36%) EdgeSight
4 14 (0.36%) SCVMM
4 14 (0.36%) HP SIM
5 13 (0.34%) Puppet
6 8 (0.21%) Nagios
6 8 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.16%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.13%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.078%) Control-M
10 3 (0.078%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.078%) Ansible
10 3 (0.078%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.052%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.052%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.052%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.052%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 449 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 256 (6.63%) Oracle
3 187 (4.84%) SAP
4 112 (2.90%) Cisco
5 92 (2.38%) IBM
6 90 (2.33%) HP
7 78 (2.02%) VMware
8 67 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.66%) Citrix
10 54 (1.40%) Adobe
11 43 (1.11%) Cognos
12 37 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 36 (0.93%) CheckPoint
14 35 (0.91%) Google
14 35 (0.91%) Business Objects
15 30 (0.78%) ServiceNow
16 27 (0.70%) CA
16 27 (0.70%) Dell
17 24 (0.62%) Sitecore
18 23 (0.60%) Sybase
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 - £750 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Rate: £370 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Jonathan Garth
Rate: good rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier Media
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago