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 September 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 Sep 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 2225 2388 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.09% 9.49% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.70% 12.24% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1627 1688
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 30
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £36.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -39.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.80 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.76 £45.50 £51.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
19023 19513 19700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.53% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13664 13286
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 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 232 377
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -1 471 £450 -5.26% 197
Croydon +1 31 £470 +18.98% 7
Canary Wharf +9 18 £400 +2.56%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 16 £325 -6.47% 2
Docklands, London -3 13 £550 +4.76% 1
Brentford +7 12 £456 +7.98%
Uxbridge -8 12 £473 +2.71% 1
Feltham - 6 £391 -
Hammersmith +3 4 £400 - 6
Westminster +1 4 £690 - 1
Hounslow 0 3 £400 -5.88%
Wembley +2 2 £300 -
Chessington -4 2 - - 1
Hayes -8 1 £210 - 1
Harrow - 1 - - 1
West Drayton - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hillingdon - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1428 (33.12%) Finance
2 1046 (24.26%) PRINCE2
3 931 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
4 745 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 742 (17.21%) Banking
6 498 (11.55%) Microsoft
7 461 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
8 435 (10.09%) Degree
9 426 (9.88%) Business Analysis
9 426 (9.88%) MS Excel
10 399 (9.25%) Change Management
11 396 (9.18%) ITIL
12 386 (8.95%) MS Project
13 320 (7.42%) Investment Banking
14 315 (7.31%) Migration
15 311 (7.21%) SQL
16 284 (6.59%) Retail
17 277 (6.42%) Scrum
18 268 (6.22%) MS Office
19 261 (6.05%) SharePoint
20 257 (5.96%) SAP
20 257 (5.96%) Oracle
21 244 (5.66%) Windows
22 243 (5.64%) QA
23 242 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
24 237 (5.50%) PMI Certification
25 232 (5.38%) Risk Management
26 227 (5.26%) Management Information System
26 227 (5.26%) Programme Management
27 207 (4.80%) Project Planning

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 261 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 84 (1.95%) CMS
3 59 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 39 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 35 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 34 (0.79%) SAS
7 32 (0.74%) MS Exchange
8 29 (0.67%) IIS
9 26 (0.60%) Apache
9 26 (0.60%) Lync
10 23 (0.53%) MS Project Server
11 22 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 22 (0.51%) IBM Notes
12 18 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
12 18 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (0.42%) Confluence
13 15 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 426 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 386 (8.95%) MS Project
3 268 (6.22%) MS Office
4 242 (5.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 155 (3.59%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.77%) Photoshop
7 32 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.26%) InDesign
10 10 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
11 8 (0.19%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (0.14%) AutoCAD
13 6 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.12%) SPSS
15 3 (0.070%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.070%) FastStats
15 3 (0.070%) PowerPivot
16 2 (0.046%) Mingle
16 2 (0.046%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 44 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.39%) WebTrends
5 15 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 14 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 12 (0.28%) CA Clarity
8 11 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 11 (0.26%) SAP HR
9 10 (0.23%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.23%) Markit EDM
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (0.19%) Workday HCM
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 38 (0.88%) SaaS
2 23 (0.53%) Office 365
3 17 (0.39%) PaaS
4 16 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.23%) Force.com
7 9 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.21%) IaaS
8 6 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.093%) GitHub
10 3 (0.070%) Heroku
10 3 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.070%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.023%) Responsys
12 1 (0.023%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.55%) Firewall
2 83 (1.92%) Intranet
3 68 (1.58%) Internet
4 51 (1.18%) WAN
5 50 (1.16%) DNS
6 47 (1.09%) LAN
7 44 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 42 (0.97%) SAN
9 33 (0.77%) Multicast
10 32 (0.74%) VPN
11 27 (0.63%) SSL
12 23 (0.53%) DHCP
13 21 (0.49%) MPLS
14 20 (0.46%) Unified Communications
15 18 (0.42%) BGP
15 18 (0.42%) Network Security
16 17 (0.39%) OSPF
16 17 (0.39%) VoIP
17 16 (0.37%) Extranet
18 15 (0.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 90 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (1.30%) QlikView
4 51 (1.18%) MySQL
5 43 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 38 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 31 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 31 (0.72%) Big Data
8 27 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 23 (0.53%) MS Access
10 22 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.37%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (0.35%) MongoDB
14 15 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (0.35%) SAP BW
15 12 (0.28%) Spotfire
16 11 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (1.69%) JIRA
2 33 (0.77%) Subversion
3 30 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 29 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 19 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.37%) JUnit
7 14 (0.32%) NUnit
7 14 (0.32%) Selenium
8 13 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
9 12 (0.28%) Maven
10 11 (0.26%) Axure RP
10 11 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.21%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.21%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.19%) FogBugz
12 8 (0.19%) Trac
12 8 (0.19%) Redmine
12 8 (0.19%) MSBuild
12 8 (0.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 1428 (33.12%) Finance
2 742 (17.21%) Banking
3 320 (7.42%) Investment Banking
4 284 (6.59%) Retail
5 189 (4.38%) Marketing
6 161 (3.73%) Legal
7 135 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 128 (2.97%) Front Office
9 105 (2.44%) Back Office
10 77 (1.79%) Publishing
11 63 (1.46%) Law
12 59 (1.37%) Advertising
13 57 (1.32%) Financial Institution
14 55 (1.28%) Manufacturing
15 46 (1.07%) Games
16 42 (0.97%) Retail Banking
17 41 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.58%) Billing
19 23 (0.53%) Local Government
20 19 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1853 (42.97%) Project Manager
2 772 (17.90%) Analyst
3 465 (10.78%) Business Analyst
4 216 (5.01%) Senior Manager
5 179 (4.15%) Developer
6 174 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
7 172 (3.99%) Consultant
8 167 (3.87%) Programme Manager
9 144 (3.34%) IT Project Manager
10 112 (2.60%) Business Manager
11 111 (2.57%) Technical Manager
12 110 (2.55%) Architect
13 100 (2.32%) Infrastructure Manager
14 96 (2.23%) Technical Project Manager
15 93 (2.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 85 (1.97%) Agile Project Manager
17 76 (1.76%) PMO Analyst
18 72 (1.67%) Delivery Manager
19 69 (1.60%) Business Project Manager
20 67 (1.55%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (3.92%) HTML
2 148 (3.43%) .NET
3 129 (2.99%) Web Services
4 111 (2.57%) XML
5 87 (2.02%) CSS
6 67 (1.55%) ASP.NET
7 55 (1.28%) jQuery
8 54 (1.25%) JSP
9 50 (1.16%) Middleware
10 37 (0.86%) HTML5
11 36 (0.83%) .NET Framework
12 34 (0.79%) J2EE
13 31 (0.72%) REST
14 28 (0.65%) Ajax
15 27 (0.63%) Rendezvous
15 27 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (0.60%) RESTful
16 26 (0.60%) Spring
16 26 (0.60%) XSLT
17 19 (0.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 461 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 123 (2.85%) PMI
4 101 (2.34%) User Experience
5 89 (2.06%) NHS
6 80 (1.86%) Derivative
7 76 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 75 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 68 (1.58%) Fixed Income
9 68 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 61 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
11 60 (1.39%) Open Source
12 59 (1.37%) Social Media
13 48 (1.11%) Credit Risk
14 47 (1.09%) Equities
15 38 (0.88%) FMCG
16 36 (0.83%) Market Risk
17 31 (0.72%) Digital Media
18 30 (0.70%) Online Games
19 27 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 244 (5.66%) Windows
2 129 (2.99%) Linux
3 126 (2.92%) UNIX
4 58 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.11%) Android
5 48 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 35 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.42%) Solaris
11 16 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.21%) AIX
13 3 (0.070%) SUSE
13 3 (0.070%) zOS
13 3 (0.070%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.070%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.046%) CentOS
14 2 (0.046%) VME
14 2 (0.046%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1046 (24.26%) PRINCE2
2 931 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 745 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 426 (9.88%) Business Analysis
5 399 (9.25%) Change Management
6 396 (9.18%) ITIL
7 315 (7.31%) Migration
8 277 (6.42%) Scrum
9 232 (5.38%) Risk Management
10 227 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 207 (4.80%) Project Planning
12 206 (4.78%) CRM
13 183 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 182 (4.22%) E-Commerce
15 176 (4.08%) Service Management
16 170 (3.94%) Waterfall
17 163 (3.78%) Change Control
18 162 (3.76%) Analytics
19 151 (3.50%) Service Delivery
20 143 (3.32%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 311 (7.21%) SQL
2 169 (3.92%) Java
3 120 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 91 (2.11%) C#
5 67 (1.55%) Python
6 50 (1.16%) C
7 44 (1.02%) PHP
8 41 (0.95%) Perl
9 39 (0.90%) VBA
10 33 (0.77%) C++
11 29 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 25 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 22 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 20 (0.46%) VB
14 20 (0.46%) Ruby
15 12 (0.28%) PHP5
15 12 (0.28%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.28%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.28%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 435 (10.09%) Degree
2 237 (5.50%) PMI Certification
3 176 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 174 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 162 (3.76%) PMP
6 108 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 103 (2.39%) SC Cleared
8 85 (1.97%) ISEB
9 44 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 43 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (0.70%) APMP
11 30 (0.70%) ISTQB
12 28 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 24 (0.56%) MCSE
14 19 (0.44%) CISSP
15 18 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
16 17 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 14 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.32%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (5.64%) QA
2 44 (1.02%) SLA
3 34 (0.79%) EMIR
4 28 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (0.63%) COBIT
6 24 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.39%) Solvency II
7 17 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.37%) Basel III
8 16 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.32%) P3O
9 14 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.26%) FATCA
11 7 (0.16%) Basel II
12 6 (0.14%) MiFID
13 4 (0.093%) WCAG
13 4 (0.093%) WAI
13 4 (0.093%) COREP
13 4 (0.093%) AIFMD
System Software
1 71 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.19%) XenApp
5 7 (0.16%) ProxySG
5 7 (0.16%) vSphere
6 6 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.093%) XenServer
9 3 (0.070%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.070%) Varnish
10 2 (0.046%) StorNext
10 2 (0.046%) GPFS
10 2 (0.046%) Gluster
10 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.046%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.023%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.023%) Postfix
11 1 (0.023%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 26 (0.60%) SCCM
1 26 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.26%) Data Guard
2 11 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (0.19%) Nagios
3 8 (0.19%) SCOM
4 7 (0.16%) Puppet
5 6 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.093%) Control-M
7 3 (0.070%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.070%) MOM
7 3 (0.070%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.070%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.070%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.070%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (0.046%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.046%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.046%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.046%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 498 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 257 (5.96%) SAP
2 257 (5.96%) Oracle
3 105 (2.44%) Cisco
4 78 (1.81%) HP
5 70 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
6 63 (1.46%) IBM
7 61 (1.41%) VMware
8 55 (1.28%) Citrix
9 51 (1.18%) Adobe
10 44 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 41 (0.95%) Google
12 36 (0.83%) CheckPoint
13 35 (0.81%) Cognos
14 34 (0.79%) Reuters
15 32 (0.74%) Business Objects
16 30 (0.70%) TIBCO
17 28 (0.65%) Juniper
18 26 (0.60%) MarketAxess
19 24 (0.56%) Sitecore
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