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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2255 2367 2431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.29% 9.39% 9.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.06% 12.27% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1642 1651
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 19
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £29.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £48.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +5.35%
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
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +2 516 £450 -4.76% 209
Canary Wharf +3 22 £438 +14.37%
Uxbridge 0 14 £475 -3.55% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +4 13 £325 -6.47% 3
Brentford +5 12 £450 -4.50% 1
Docklands, London -4 12 £525 +2.94% 1
Croydon -1 9 £500 +23.45% 5
Westminster +3 5 £690 -
Hounslow +1 4 £400 +6.66% 1
Feltham - 4 £423 -
Hammersmith 0 2 £500 - 1
Chessington -2 1 - -
Bromley -7 1 £350 -26.31% 2
Hayes -10 1 £210 - 3
Harrow - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £500 -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Romford - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Grays - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1425 (33.26%) Finance
2 1035 (24.16%) PRINCE2
3 761 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 758 (17.69%) Banking
5 506 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
6 472 (11.02%) Microsoft
7 426 (9.94%) Change Management
8 423 (9.87%) Business Analysis
9 422 (9.85%) Degree
10 412 (9.62%) MS Excel
11 400 (9.34%) ITIL
12 353 (8.24%) MS Project
13 344 (8.03%) Investment Banking
14 327 (7.63%) SQL
15 308 (7.19%) Migration
16 290 (6.77%) Scrum
17 287 (6.70%) Retail
18 269 (6.28%) PMI Certification
19 263 (6.14%) Oracle
20 261 (6.09%) MS Office
21 257 (6.00%) SAP
22 251 (5.86%) SharePoint
23 241 (5.63%) Programme Management
24 234 (5.46%) Windows
25 233 (5.44%) Risk Management
26 227 (5.30%) QA
27 222 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
28 216 (5.04%) Management Information System
29 210 (4.90%) CRM
30 196 (4.58%) E-Commerce

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 251 (5.86%) SharePoint
2 77 (1.80%) CMS
3 49 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 41 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 34 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 31 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 29 (0.68%) Lync
7 29 (0.68%) SAS
8 25 (0.58%) IIS
9 23 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 22 (0.51%) Apache
11 21 (0.49%) MS Project Server
12 16 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.35%) Confluence
13 15 (0.35%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.28%) FileNet
17 10 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 412 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 353 (8.24%) MS Project
3 261 (6.09%) MS Office
4 222 (5.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 158 (3.69%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.65%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.26%) InDesign
10 8 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
11 7 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.14%) SPSS
12 6 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.070%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.070%) Open Workbench
13 3 (0.070%) FastStats
13 3 (0.070%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.047%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 37 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (0.37%) WebTrends
5 14 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 14 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.26%) CA Clarity
7 11 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
7 11 (0.26%) SAP HR
7 11 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.19%) Magento
9 8 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 8 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 36 (0.84%) SaaS
2 20 (0.47%) Office 365
3 18 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.30%) PaaS
6 11 (0.26%) Force.com
7 10 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (0.16%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.16%) IaaS
9 4 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.093%) GitHub
10 3 (0.070%) Heroku
10 3 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.070%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.023%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.023%) Responsys
11 1 (0.023%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.52%) Firewall
2 88 (2.05%) Intranet
3 67 (1.56%) Internet
4 48 (1.12%) WAN
5 46 (1.07%) DNS
6 43 (1.00%) LAN
7 41 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 38 (0.89%) VPN
9 35 (0.82%) Multicast
9 35 (0.82%) SAN
10 23 (0.54%) MPLS
11 22 (0.51%) Unified Communications
12 21 (0.49%) SSL
13 19 (0.44%) DHCP
14 17 (0.40%) NAS
15 16 (0.37%) Extranet
16 15 (0.35%) VoIP
16 15 (0.35%) Wireless
17 14 (0.33%) BGP
17 14 (0.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 92 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (1.12%) QlikView
4 47 (1.10%) MySQL
5 45 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 38 (0.89%) Data Mining
7 30 (0.70%) Big Data
7 30 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 28 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (0.51%) MS Access
12 19 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (0.42%) Hadoop
13 18 (0.42%) MongoDB
14 17 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.35%) SAP BW
17 14 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
17 14 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (1.45%) JIRA
2 28 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 27 (0.63%) Subversion
4 24 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (0.35%) Selenium
7 14 (0.33%) JUnit
8 13 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (0.30%) NUnit
9 12 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (0.28%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.26%) Maven
11 9 (0.21%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.21%) Axure RP
12 8 (0.19%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.19%) FogBugz
12 8 (0.19%) Trac
12 8 (0.19%) MSBuild
12 8 (0.19%) Redmine
13 7 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 1425 (33.26%) Finance
2 758 (17.69%) Banking
3 344 (8.03%) Investment Banking
4 287 (6.70%) Retail
5 194 (4.53%) Marketing
6 149 (3.48%) Legal
7 148 (3.45%) Telecoms
8 126 (2.94%) Front Office
9 108 (2.52%) Back Office
10 83 (1.94%) Publishing
11 69 (1.61%) Law
12 65 (1.52%) Advertising
13 63 (1.47%) Financial Institution
14 54 (1.26%) Manufacturing
15 49 (1.14%) Retail Banking
16 47 (1.10%) Games
17 38 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.58%) German Language
19 24 (0.56%) Billing
20 23 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1838 (42.90%) Project Manager
2 733 (17.11%) Analyst
3 439 (10.25%) Business Analyst
4 210 (4.90%) Senior Manager
5 181 (4.23%) Programme Manager
6 178 (4.15%) Consultant
7 173 (4.04%) Developer
8 169 (3.94%) Senior Project Manager
9 140 (3.27%) IT Project Manager
10 124 (2.89%) Architect
11 122 (2.85%) Business Manager
12 111 (2.59%) Technical Manager
13 102 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
14 95 (2.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 95 (2.22%) Technical Project Manager
15 80 (1.87%) Delivery Manager
16 79 (1.84%) Agile Project Manager
17 77 (1.80%) Digital Project Manager
18 72 (1.68%) Coordinator
18 72 (1.68%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (3.87%) HTML
2 148 (3.45%) .NET
3 121 (2.82%) Web Services
4 116 (2.71%) XML
5 83 (1.94%) CSS
6 59 (1.38%) ASP.NET
7 54 (1.26%) jQuery
8 52 (1.21%) JSP
9 48 (1.12%) Middleware
10 41 (0.96%) J2EE
11 35 (0.82%) HTML5
11 35 (0.82%) REST
12 34 (0.79%) .NET Framework
13 29 (0.68%) Ajax
14 28 (0.65%) Rendezvous
15 27 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (0.61%) Spring
17 25 (0.58%) RESTful
17 25 (0.58%) XSLT
18 22 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 216 (5.04%) Management Information System
2 142 (3.31%) PMI
3 82 (1.91%) Computer Science
4 80 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 79 (1.84%) Derivative
6 75 (1.75%) NHS
7 68 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 67 (1.56%) Mobile App
9 61 (1.42%) Open Source
9 61 (1.42%) Social Media
10 60 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
11 52 (1.21%) Equities
12 49 (1.14%) Credit Risk
13 37 (0.86%) FMCG
14 36 (0.84%) Market Risk
15 32 (0.75%) Digital Media
16 28 (0.65%) Online Games
17 26 (0.61%) Hedge funds
18 25 (0.58%) Data Integration
18 25 (0.58%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 234 (5.46%) Windows
2 124 (2.89%) UNIX
3 119 (2.78%) Linux
4 56 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 50 (1.17%) Android
6 41 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 37 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (0.51%) Solaris
10 17 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 16 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.16%) AIX
13 3 (0.070%) zOS
13 3 (0.070%) SUSE
14 2 (0.047%) VMS
14 2 (0.047%) MVS
14 2 (0.047%) HPUX
14 2 (0.047%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.047%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1035 (24.16%) PRINCE2
2 761 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 506 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
4 426 (9.94%) Change Management
5 423 (9.87%) Business Analysis
6 400 (9.34%) ITIL
7 308 (7.19%) Migration
8 290 (6.77%) Scrum
9 241 (5.63%) Programme Management
10 233 (5.44%) Risk Management
11 210 (4.90%) CRM
12 196 (4.58%) E-Commerce
12 196 (4.58%) Project Planning
13 178 (4.15%) Change Control
14 175 (4.08%) Service Management
15 173 (4.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 168 (3.92%) Service Delivery
17 166 (3.87%) Agile Project Management
18 152 (3.55%) Waterfall
19 151 (3.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 327 (7.63%) SQL
2 182 (4.25%) Java
3 117 (2.73%) JavaScript
4 87 (2.03%) C#
5 65 (1.52%) Python
6 44 (1.03%) C
7 42 (0.98%) PHP
8 39 (0.91%) VBA
9 38 (0.89%) Perl
10 32 (0.75%) C++
11 29 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 28 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 27 (0.63%) Ruby
14 18 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.40%) VB
16 12 (0.28%) PHP5
17 11 (0.26%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.26%) VBScript
17 11 (0.26%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 422 (9.85%) Degree
2 269 (6.28%) PMI Certification
3 186 (4.34%) PMP
4 172 (4.01%) Security Cleared
5 165 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 106 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 99 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 69 (1.61%) ISEB
9 38 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 28 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 27 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (0.56%) MCSE
15 23 (0.54%) APMP
16 19 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
17 17 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 15 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 15 (0.35%) CISSP
19 14 (0.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (5.30%) QA
2 47 (1.10%) SLA
3 37 (0.86%) EMIR
4 28 (0.65%) COBIT
5 27 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
6 26 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.42%) Basel III
8 17 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 17 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.30%) FATCA
10 13 (0.30%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.23%) P3O
12 7 (0.16%) MiFID
12 7 (0.16%) Basel II
13 6 (0.14%) WCAG
13 6 (0.14%) WAI
14 5 (0.12%) AIFMD
15 4 (0.093%) COREP
System Software
1 73 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 36 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.21%) XenApp
4 9 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.19%) vSphere
6 7 (0.16%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.093%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.093%) XenServer
8 4 (0.093%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.047%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.047%) GPFS
9 2 (0.047%) Gluster
9 2 (0.047%) Varnish
9 2 (0.047%) UAG
9 2 (0.047%) StorNext
10 1 (0.023%) vCloud
10 1 (0.023%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 27 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.61%) SCCM
3 16 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
5 11 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.21%) SCOM
7 7 (0.16%) MOM
8 6 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.093%) Control-M
11 3 (0.070%) Puppet
11 3 (0.070%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.070%) DatAdvantage
11 3 (0.070%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.070%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.047%) ZENworks
12 2 (0.047%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.047%) OpenView
12 2 (0.047%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.047%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 472 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 263 (6.14%) Oracle
3 257 (6.00%) SAP
4 94 (2.19%) Cisco
5 70 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 69 (1.61%) HP
6 69 (1.61%) IBM
7 57 (1.33%) Citrix
8 54 (1.26%) VMware
9 53 (1.24%) Adobe
10 39 (0.91%) Google
11 37 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 35 (0.82%) Reuters
13 34 (0.79%) Cognos
13 34 (0.79%) CheckPoint
14 33 (0.77%) Business Objects
15 32 (0.75%) TIBCO
16 27 (0.63%) MarketAxess
16 27 (0.63%) Sybase
16 27 (0.63%) Juniper
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