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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 12 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2129 2023 2160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.25% 9.02% 9.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.05% 11.18% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 1382 1535
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.62 £33.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% -26.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £16.20 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £78.25 £40.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
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
19264 18102 18798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.69% 80.71% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 12630 13342
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 263 230
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.41 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -14.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 April 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 319 £493 +3.68% 99
Uxbridge +2 26 £425 +20.39%
Croydon -10 21 £438 -7.40%
Canary Wharf +1 17 £493 +1.02%
Bromley -6 12 £425 +3.03% 2
Feltham +4 9 £529 +57.24%
Brentford +1 9 £485 -9.76% 1
Westminster -7 7 £413 - 1
Hounslow +4 5 £475 +50.79% 1
Docklands, London +3 5 £550 +41.47%
Hammersmith +4 4 £475 -16.29%
Ealing 0 3 £270 +24.13%
Chessington +2 2 - -
Ilford - 2 £425 - 1
Southwark -1 1 £245 -32.41%
Barnet -1 1 £400 +3.22%
Wimbledon -2 1 £400 -13.51%
Paddington -3 1 - -
Hayes -5 1 £388 +10.71% 1
Chiswick -7 1 - -
Harrow -11 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - - 1
Greenwich - 1 £450 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1338 (34.06%) Finance
2 1040 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
3 976 (24.85%) PRINCE2
4 724 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 603 (15.35%) Banking
6 451 (11.48%) Change Management
7 440 (11.20%) Microsoft
8 399 (10.16%) ITIL
9 395 (10.06%) Degree
10 387 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
11 345 (8.78%) MS Excel
12 331 (8.43%) MS Project
13 330 (8.40%) Migration
14 312 (7.94%) Business Analysis
15 295 (7.51%) Risk Management
15 295 (7.51%) PMI Certification
16 289 (7.36%) Security Cleared
17 270 (6.87%) Scrum
18 258 (6.57%) SDLC
19 257 (6.54%) Windows
20 245 (6.24%) SQL
21 234 (5.96%) Management Information System
22 231 (5.88%) MS Office
23 225 (5.73%) Programme Management
23 225 (5.73%) Waterfall
24 211 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
25 210 (5.35%) Investment Banking
25 210 (5.35%) Oracle
26 208 (5.30%) Retail
27 203 (5.17%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 166 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 53 (1.35%) CMS
3 46 (1.17%) Confluence
4 33 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 32 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 31 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 18 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 17 (0.43%) WebLogic
9 16 (0.41%) IIS
10 15 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (0.38%) MS Project Server
10 15 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.31%) Apache
11 12 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 11 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 345 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 331 (8.43%) MS Project
3 231 (5.88%) MS Office
4 211 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 179 (4.56%) MS Visio
6 44 (1.12%) Photoshop
7 35 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 22 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.28%) Fireworks
11 8 (0.20%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.13%) SmartSuite
13 3 (0.076%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.051%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
15 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.025%) EViews
15 1 (0.025%) ImageReady
15 1 (0.025%) InDesign
15 1 (0.025%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 65 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.46%) Magento
3 14 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 12 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 11 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
6 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 11 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
7 10 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.20%) CA PPM
9 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.18%) Primavera
10 7 (0.18%) Relativity
10 7 (0.18%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.18%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.18%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.04%) Office 365
2 42 (1.07%) SaaS
3 37 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.31%) PaaS
7 11 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.25%) IaaS
9 9 (0.23%) Force.com
10 8 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.20%) Route 53
11 7 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.18%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.39%) Firewall
2 81 (2.06%) LAN
3 78 (1.99%) WAN
4 47 (1.20%) Internet
5 45 (1.15%) SAN
6 42 (1.07%) DNS
7 35 (0.89%) VPN
8 34 (0.87%) Intranet
8 34 (0.87%) VoIP
9 31 (0.79%) Wireless
10 26 (0.66%) NetScaler
11 25 (0.64%) Network Security
12 24 (0.61%) TCP/IP
13 18 (0.46%) MPLS
13 18 (0.46%) Unified Communications
14 17 (0.43%) NAS
14 17 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (0.41%) SSL
16 15 (0.38%) WebEx
17 14 (0.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 93 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (1.25%) Big Data
4 43 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 37 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 30 (0.76%) MySQL
8 24 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (0.51%) Data Mining
10 19 (0.48%) MS Access
10 19 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.38%) DB2
14 15 (0.38%) GIS
14 15 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 102 (2.60%) JIRA
2 49 (1.25%) Axure RP
3 46 (1.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 29 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.38%) Subversion
7 12 (0.31%) Toad
8 11 (0.28%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.23%) IntelliJ
9 9 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 8 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.20%) Maven
11 6 (0.15%) Grunt
11 6 (0.15%) gulp
11 6 (0.15%) MSI
12 5 (0.13%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.13%) Rational Application Developer
12 5 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 1338 (34.06%) Finance
2 603 (15.35%) Banking
3 210 (5.35%) Investment Banking
4 208 (5.30%) Retail
5 190 (4.84%) Marketing
6 154 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 151 (3.84%) Legal
8 126 (3.21%) Law
9 110 (2.80%) Front Office
10 108 (2.75%) Financial Institution
11 63 (1.60%) Publishing
12 60 (1.53%) Back Office
13 50 (1.27%) Advertising
14 46 (1.17%) Manufacturing
15 36 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 34 (0.87%) Games
17 31 (0.79%) Retail Banking
18 29 (0.74%) Billing
19 25 (0.64%) Electronics
20 20 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1699 (43.25%) Project Manager
2 596 (15.17%) Analyst
3 380 (9.67%) Business Analyst
4 227 (5.78%) IT Manager
5 222 (5.65%) Senior Manager
6 208 (5.30%) Architect
7 183 (4.66%) IT Project Manager
8 182 (4.63%) Senior Project Manager
9 160 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
10 155 (3.95%) Consultant
11 136 (3.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 128 (3.26%) Digital Project Manager
13 127 (3.23%) Business Manager
14 126 (3.21%) Technical Manager
15 115 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
16 113 (2.88%) Programme Manager
17 110 (2.80%) Technical Project Manager
18 107 (2.72%) Developer
19 106 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
20 105 (2.67%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (4.15%) HTML
2 117 (2.98%) CSS
3 107 (2.72%) .NET
4 85 (2.16%) XML
5 73 (1.86%) Web Services
6 37 (0.94%) Middleware
7 34 (0.87%) HTML5
8 32 (0.81%) J2EE
9 26 (0.66%) SOAP
10 25 (0.64%) ASP.NET
10 25 (0.64%) REST
11 24 (0.61%) RESTful
12 23 (0.59%) JSON
13 18 (0.46%) CSS3
14 17 (0.43%) .NET Framework
15 16 (0.41%) Ajax
15 16 (0.41%) JSP
16 14 (0.36%) jQuery
17 13 (0.33%) Visualforce
18 12 (0.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 387 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 234 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 157 (4.00%) PMI
4 155 (3.95%) User Experience
5 136 (3.46%) Data Centre
6 74 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 74 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 70 (1.78%) Equities
8 69 (1.76%) Derivative
9 62 (1.58%) Fixed Income
10 50 (1.27%) FMCG
10 50 (1.27%) NHS
11 45 (1.15%) Psychology
12 43 (1.09%) Hedge funds
13 35 (0.89%) Visualisation
14 33 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 33 (0.84%) RIA
15 32 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
17 29 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 257 (6.54%) Windows
2 119 (3.03%) Linux
3 104 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 76 (1.93%) Unix
5 55 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 32 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (0.56%) Android
9 22 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 21 (0.53%) Solaris
11 15 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.31%) AIX
14 8 (0.20%) Windows 10
15 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.18%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.13%) zOS
17 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1040 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 976 (24.85%) PRINCE2
3 724 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 451 (11.48%) Change Management
5 399 (10.16%) ITIL
6 330 (8.40%) Migration
7 312 (7.94%) Business Analysis
8 295 (7.51%) Risk Management
9 270 (6.87%) Scrum
10 258 (6.57%) SDLC
11 225 (5.73%) Programme Management
11 225 (5.73%) Waterfall
12 193 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
13 186 (4.74%) Agile Project Management
14 185 (4.71%) Service Management
15 180 (4.58%) CRM
16 171 (4.35%) Service Delivery
17 167 (4.25%) Change Control
18 165 (4.20%) E-Commerce
19 162 (4.12%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 245 (6.24%) SQL
2 133 (3.39%) Java
3 126 (3.21%) JavaScript
4 74 (1.88%) C#
5 43 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 35 (0.89%) C
6 35 (0.89%) Python
7 32 (0.81%) PHP
8 21 (0.53%) Perl
8 21 (0.53%) VBA
9 19 (0.48%) C++
9 19 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 17 (0.43%) VB
11 16 (0.41%) T-SQL
12 15 (0.38%) Ruby
13 13 (0.33%) Apex Code
14 8 (0.20%) VBScript
15 7 (0.18%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.15%) XPath
17 5 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 395 (10.06%) Degree
2 295 (7.51%) PMI Certification
3 289 (7.36%) Security Cleared
4 203 (5.17%) PMP
5 194 (4.94%) SC Cleared
6 157 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 147 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 59 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 58 (1.48%) ISEB
10 51 (1.30%) APMP
11 44 (1.12%) CISSP
12 43 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
14 35 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (0.56%) CISM
16 20 (0.51%) CLAS
17 18 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
18 17 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (0.41%) CCNP
20 13 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (3.23%) QA
2 76 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 56 (1.43%) MiFID
4 44 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 35 (0.89%) SLA
7 26 (0.66%) COBIT
8 23 (0.59%) SEPA
9 22 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
10 21 (0.53%) EMIR
11 20 (0.51%) PMBOK
12 12 (0.31%) FATCA
13 11 (0.28%) P3O
14 10 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 10 (0.25%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.23%) PCI DSS
15 9 (0.23%) UCITS
16 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.18%) Basel III
18 6 (0.15%) AIFMD
System Software
1 116 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 89 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.61%) vSphere
4 23 (0.59%) XenApp
5 21 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 17 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (0.15%) NFS
10 6 (0.15%) XenServer
11 5 (0.13%) Samba
12 4 (0.10%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.10%) ClearTrust
12 4 (0.10%) UAG
12 4 (0.10%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.076%) Docker
13 3 (0.076%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (1.09%) SCCM
2 30 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (0.74%) SCOM
4 17 (0.43%) Puppet
5 16 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.31%) HP SIM
7 9 (0.23%) EdgeSight
7 9 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 8 (0.20%) Ansible
8 8 (0.20%) EnCase
8 8 (0.20%) FTK
9 7 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.15%) Nagios
11 5 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.13%) Control-M
11 5 (0.13%) Salt
11 5 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.13%) TeamSite
11 5 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 440 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 210 (5.35%) Oracle
3 184 (4.68%) SAP
4 118 (3.00%) VMware
5 107 (2.72%) Citrix
6 88 (2.24%) Cisco
7 83 (2.11%) Adobe
8 72 (1.83%) HP
9 67 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 60 (1.53%) IBM
11 41 (1.04%) Cognos
12 29 (0.74%) Google
13 27 (0.69%) Murex
14 24 (0.61%) BT
15 22 (0.56%) CheckPoint
16 21 (0.53%) Rally
17 20 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
17 20 (0.51%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.48%) Red Hat
19 18 (0.46%) CA
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Point
Rate: £850 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ilford, Essex
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £620 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Aquent
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus and 25 days holiday, gym,
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
JWResource
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 6 months minimum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £580.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago