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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2104 2151 2339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.96% 9.15% 9.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.32% 11.59% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1516 1489 1601
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 10
Average hourly rate £24.23 £24.05 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -2.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.25 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £48.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 0 541 £450 - 168
Uxbridge +3 26 £291 -38.35%
Canary Wharf -5 26 £438 +2.94% 1
Docklands, London -2 18 £460 -12.38% 1
Brentford +1 12 £488 +5.40% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 12 £375 +13.20% 4
Paddington -5 9 £375 +44.23%
Croydon -17 7 £475 -21.16% 7
Feltham -4 6 £433 +2.24%
Bromley -1 5 £450 +33.33% 1
Mayfair +1 4 £463 -
Hounslow -1 3 £400 - 1
Ilford - 3 £271 -
Hayes - 3 £360 -
Twickenham - 2 £356 - 1
Surbiton -1 1 - -
Westminster -1 1 £310 -37.21%
Chessington -3 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £338 -
Isleworth - 1 £313 -
Hackney - 1 £350 -
Wimbledon - 1 £490 -
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Teddington - 1 £325 - 2
Barking - 1 £250 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1556 (37.39%) Finance
2 1039 (24.97%) PRINCE2
3 844 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
4 763 (18.34%) Banking
5 734 (17.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 474 (11.39%) MS Excel
7 434 (10.43%) Microsoft
8 418 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
9 404 (9.71%) ITIL
10 396 (9.52%) Degree
11 382 (9.18%) Business Analysis
12 373 (8.96%) Change Management
13 372 (8.94%) MS Project
14 331 (7.95%) Migration
15 327 (7.86%) SQL
16 322 (7.74%) PMI Certification
17 314 (7.55%) Retail
18 311 (7.47%) Windows
19 302 (7.26%) MS Office
20 291 (6.99%) Risk Management
21 276 (6.63%) Scrum
21 276 (6.63%) Investment Banking
22 259 (6.22%) Oracle
23 245 (5.89%) Programme Management
24 240 (5.77%) SAP
25 238 (5.72%) PMP
26 237 (5.70%) Project Planning
27 232 (5.58%) SharePoint
28 225 (5.41%) Marketing
29 219 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.54%) CMS
3 45 (1.08%) Confluence
4 43 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 40 (0.96%) SAS
6 37 (0.89%) Lync
7 36 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 29 (0.70%) WebSphere
9 28 (0.67%) Apache
10 25 (0.60%) IIS
11 22 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.29%) MS Project Server
14 12 (0.29%) LiveLink
15 10 (0.24%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.24%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.24%) Node.js
16 9 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 474 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 372 (8.94%) MS Project
3 302 (7.26%) MS Office
4 219 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 197 (4.73%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.55%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.34%) Open Workbench
9 12 (0.29%) SPSS
10 10 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.14%) Mingle
11 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.12%) InDesign
13 4 (0.096%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.072%) Revit
14 3 (0.072%) Vectorworks
15 2 (0.048%) ProjectWise
16 1 (0.024%) FastStats
16 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 40 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.36%) SAP BPC
4 15 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.34%) Primavera
5 14 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.31%) SAP MM
6 13 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 12 (0.29%) SAP PM
7 12 (0.29%) SAP PP
7 12 (0.29%) Markit EDM
8 11 (0.26%) Agresso
8 11 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 11 (0.26%) Global One
8 11 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 11 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.24%) ION MarketView
10 9 (0.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.47%) Office 365
2 46 (1.11%) SaaS
3 21 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.36%) PaaS
5 13 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.22%) Yammer
7 9 (0.22%) IaaS
8 8 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.096%) Taleo
11 4 (0.096%) Heroku
12 3 (0.072%) Force.com
13 2 (0.048%) GitHub
13 2 (0.048%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.048%) Veeva
14 1 (0.024%) Silverpop
14 1 (0.024%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 112 (2.69%) Firewall
2 85 (2.04%) WAN
3 77 (1.85%) LAN
4 72 (1.73%) Intranet
5 66 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 58 (1.39%) Internet
7 53 (1.27%) SAN
8 42 (1.01%) VPN
9 37 (0.89%) DNS
10 35 (0.84%) MPLS
10 35 (0.84%) Network Security
11 29 (0.70%) VLAN
11 29 (0.70%) Multicast
12 27 (0.65%) NAS
12 27 (0.65%) VoIP
13 24 (0.58%) Wireless
14 22 (0.53%) DHCP
15 20 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (0.46%) OSPF
16 19 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 86 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (1.27%) Big Data
4 52 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 52 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
6 37 (0.89%) MySQL
7 36 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 27 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 22 (0.53%) Data Mining
11 22 (0.53%) SAP BW
12 21 (0.50%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.46%) QlikView
14 18 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (0.38%) MS Access
16 13 (0.31%) EDRMS
16 13 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 96 (2.31%) JIRA
2 25 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 22 (0.53%) Subversion
5 16 (0.38%) Selenium
6 12 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.24%) FogBugz
7 10 (0.24%) Trac
7 10 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 10 (0.24%) Axure RP
7 10 (0.24%) Redmine
7 10 (0.24%) Mercurial
8 8 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.19%) Introscope
8 8 (0.19%) JMeter
8 8 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.17%) Rational Rose
9 7 (0.17%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 1556 (37.39%) Finance
2 763 (18.34%) Banking
3 314 (7.55%) Retail
4 276 (6.63%) Investment Banking
5 225 (5.41%) Marketing
6 133 (3.20%) Legal
7 132 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 112 (2.69%) Front Office
9 99 (2.38%) Back Office
10 97 (2.33%) Law
11 76 (1.83%) Retail Banking
12 70 (1.68%) Advertising
13 55 (1.32%) Financial Institution
14 46 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 44 (1.06%) Publishing
16 38 (0.91%) Manufacturing
17 32 (0.77%) Billing
18 21 (0.50%) German Language
19 20 (0.48%) Spanish Language
19 20 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1867 (44.87%) Project Manager
2 646 (15.53%) Analyst
3 406 (9.76%) Business Analyst
4 165 (3.97%) Consultant
5 164 (3.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 153 (3.68%) Senior Manager
7 151 (3.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 149 (3.58%) Architect
8 149 (3.58%) IT Project Manager
9 138 (3.32%) Developer
10 131 (3.15%) Programme Manager
11 129 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
12 116 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
13 95 (2.28%) Business Manager
14 94 (2.26%) Agile Project Manager
15 89 (2.14%) Technical Manager
16 79 (1.90%) SAP Manager
17 75 (1.80%) Technical Project Manager
18 73 (1.75%) Digital Project Manager
19 69 (1.66%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (3.48%) .NET
2 117 (2.81%) HTML
3 92 (2.21%) Middleware
4 79 (1.90%) Web Services
5 75 (1.80%) XML
6 73 (1.75%) CSS
7 48 (1.15%) ASP.NET
8 30 (0.72%) jQuery
9 29 (0.70%) HTML5
10 27 (0.65%) J2EE
11 22 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
12 20 (0.48%) JSON
12 20 (0.48%) AngularJS
13 18 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
13 18 (0.43%) Ajax
14 16 (0.38%) CSS3
15 15 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (0.36%) .NET Framework
15 15 (0.36%) JSP
16 14 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 418 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 203 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 189 (4.54%) Management Information System
4 134 (3.22%) PMI
5 124 (2.98%) User Experience
6 96 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 92 (2.21%) Equities
8 81 (1.95%) NHS
9 79 (1.90%) Fixed Income
10 69 (1.66%) Computer Science
11 65 (1.56%) Derivative
12 60 (1.44%) FMCG
13 59 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 42 (1.01%) Market Risk
15 38 (0.91%) Credit Risk
16 37 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (0.67%) SWIFT
17 28 (0.67%) Social Media
18 27 (0.65%) Data Integration
18 27 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 311 (7.47%) Windows
2 166 (3.99%) Linux
3 144 (3.46%) UNIX
4 44 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 36 (0.87%) Solaris
6 33 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (0.70%) Android
9 27 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 26 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.38%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.31%) AIX
14 9 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.096%) VMS
16 4 (0.096%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.096%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.072%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1039 (24.97%) PRINCE2
2 844 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
3 734 (17.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 404 (9.71%) ITIL
5 382 (9.18%) Business Analysis
6 373 (8.96%) Change Management
7 331 (7.95%) Migration
8 291 (6.99%) Risk Management
9 276 (6.63%) Scrum
10 245 (5.89%) Programme Management
11 237 (5.70%) Project Planning
12 206 (4.95%) Waterfall
13 192 (4.61%) SDLC
14 180 (4.33%) CRM
15 170 (4.09%) E-Commerce
16 166 (3.99%) Service Delivery
17 159 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
18 157 (3.77%) Asset Management
19 156 (3.75%) Service Management
20 155 (3.73%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 327 (7.86%) SQL
2 135 (3.24%) Java
3 108 (2.60%) JavaScript
4 70 (1.68%) C#
5 60 (1.44%) Python
6 55 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 50 (1.20%) Perl
8 36 (0.87%) C
9 35 (0.84%) VBA
10 32 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 31 (0.75%) PHP
12 27 (0.65%) VB
13 19 (0.46%) R
14 18 (0.43%) VBScript
15 16 (0.38%) Ruby
16 13 (0.31%) T-SQL
17 10 (0.24%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.24%) COBOL
17 10 (0.24%) PHP5
18 9 (0.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 396 (9.52%) Degree
2 322 (7.74%) PMI Certification
3 238 (5.72%) PMP
4 174 (4.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 150 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 89 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 87 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 64 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 46 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 41 (0.99%) MCSE
11 41 (0.99%) DV Cleared
12 40 (0.96%) ISEB
13 36 (0.87%) CCNA
14 33 (0.79%) APMP
15 29 (0.70%) CISSP
16 19 (0.46%) CCNP
17 17 (0.41%) CISM
18 15 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
19 13 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (4.76%) QA
2 52 (1.25%) SLA
3 47 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.60%) COBIT
5 24 (0.58%) MiFID
5 24 (0.58%) EMIR
6 20 (0.48%) P3O
7 18 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
9 15 (0.36%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.31%) PMBOK
11 12 (0.29%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.29%) FATCA
12 9 (0.22%) Basel III
13 8 (0.19%) ISO 9000
13 8 (0.19%) CRD IV
14 7 (0.17%) COREP
15 5 (0.12%) AIFMD
15 5 (0.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 104 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 77 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 26 (0.62%) XenApp
5 19 (0.46%) XenDesktop
5 19 (0.46%) vSphere
6 14 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.22%) vCloud
8 9 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.12%) Firmware
9 5 (0.12%) XenServer
10 4 (0.096%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.096%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.096%) RACF
10 4 (0.096%) KVM
10 4 (0.096%) Varnish
11 3 (0.072%) Docker
11 3 (0.072%) NFS
11 3 (0.072%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.70%) Puppet
3 28 (0.67%) SCCM
4 18 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
6 15 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.29%) SCOM
8 8 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.19%) Control-M
9 7 (0.17%) BladeLogic
9 7 (0.17%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.12%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.096%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (0.096%) CA LISA
11 4 (0.096%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (0.096%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.096%) Nagios
11 4 (0.096%) OPNET
11 4 (0.096%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 434 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 259 (6.22%) Oracle
3 240 (5.77%) SAP
4 119 (2.86%) Cisco
4 119 (2.86%) VMware
5 111 (2.67%) HP
6 103 (2.48%) IBM
7 87 (2.09%) Citrix
8 76 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 57 (1.37%) Adobe
10 49 (1.18%) CheckPoint
11 35 (0.84%) Dell
11 35 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 34 (0.82%) Sybase
13 32 (0.77%) Cognos
13 32 (0.77%) Remedy
14 30 (0.72%) Reuters
15 28 (0.67%) Juniper
16 27 (0.65%) Apple
16 27 (0.65%) F5
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £800 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Homes and Communities Agency
Rate: From £56,056 to £66,513 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
PMC retail
Rate: Excellent Day Rate on Offer - 6-18 Month Retail Project Manager
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday