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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1835 1999 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.46% 8.70% 8.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.04% 10.71% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 1434 1465
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 11
Median hourly rate £23.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £97.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -2.15%
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
18283 18659 18629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.33% 81.19% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 13253 13181
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 240 230
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 270 £500 +5.26% 109
Bromley +5 22 £513 -10.86% 3
Canary Wharf +4 22 £500 - 1
Croydon -13 16 £434 -13.25% 2
Uxbridge -2 10 £407 +39.74%
Docklands, London +7 9 £600 +33.33%
Brentford -1 9 £538 +10.25% 1
Westminster -15 4 £475 +73.51%
Ilford +5 3 £338 +24.42%
Feltham -4 3 £345 -12.38%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £325 -16.66% 4
Ealing - 3 - -
Twickenham 0 2 £400 +12.28%
Hammersmith - 2 £500 - 1
Paddington -5 1 £700 +55.55%
Harrow -9 1 £220 -34.81%
Hounslow - 1 £500 -
Ruislip - 1 - - 1
Beckenham - 1 £325 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 1426 (36.17%) Finance
2 1119 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 930 (23.59%) PRINCE2
4 835 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 618 (15.67%) Banking
6 425 (10.78%) Change Management
7 421 (10.68%) ITIL
8 418 (10.60%) Microsoft
9 398 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
10 386 (9.79%) Degree
11 362 (9.18%) Migration
12 335 (8.50%) MS Excel
13 334 (8.47%) MS Project
14 288 (7.30%) Scrum
15 286 (7.25%) PMI Certification
16 272 (6.90%) Business Analysis
17 270 (6.85%) Risk Management
18 260 (6.59%) Security Cleared
19 253 (6.42%) SDLC
20 248 (6.29%) Waterfall
21 246 (6.24%) SQL
22 242 (6.14%) Windows
23 239 (6.06%) Retail
24 221 (5.60%) Management Information System
25 220 (5.58%) Oracle
26 219 (5.55%) Programme Management
27 216 (5.48%) Agile Project Management
28 209 (5.30%) MS Office
29 205 (5.20%) Investment Banking
30 203 (5.15%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 185 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 62 (1.57%) Confluence
3 58 (1.47%) CMS
4 46 (1.17%) Skype for Business
5 35 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 30 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 25 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 21 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 20 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 17 (0.43%) IIS
13 16 (0.41%) Apache
14 15 (0.38%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.33%) Drupal
16 13 (0.33%) MS Project Server
16 13 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 335 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 334 (8.47%) MS Project
3 209 (5.30%) MS Office
4 201 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 171 (4.34%) MS Visio
6 41 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 33 (0.84%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.18%) InDesign
12 5 (0.13%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.076%) SmartSuite
15 2 (0.051%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.051%) GNU Octave
15 2 (0.051%) Open Workbench
16 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
16 1 (0.025%) EViews
16 1 (0.025%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 53 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
3 15 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 12 (0.30%) Magento
5 11 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
6 10 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (0.25%) RMDS
7 9 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 9 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.18%) CA PPM
9 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.18%) Relativity
9 7 (0.18%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.16%) Office 365
2 48 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (0.99%) SaaS
5 23 (0.58%) PaaS
6 17 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.33%) IaaS
8 9 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.23%) OneDrive
9 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.20%) Yammer
10 7 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.15%) Force.com
12 5 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.13%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.13%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.23%) Firewall
2 66 (1.67%) LAN
2 66 (1.67%) WAN
3 53 (1.34%) Intranet
4 49 (1.24%) Internet
5 47 (1.19%) SAN
6 45 (1.14%) DNS
7 38 (0.96%) VPN
8 34 (0.86%) VoIP
9 32 (0.81%) TCP/IP
10 29 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
10 29 (0.74%) Wireless
11 28 (0.71%) Network Security
12 23 (0.58%) MPLS
13 21 (0.53%) HTTP
13 21 (0.53%) NetScaler
14 19 (0.48%) Skype
15 17 (0.43%) BGP
15 17 (0.43%) LDAP
15 17 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 94 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (1.07%) Relational Database
4 40 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 36 (0.91%) Big Data
6 27 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 22 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (0.53%) Data Mining
10 20 (0.51%) MySQL
11 19 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (0.43%) GIS
13 17 (0.43%) NoSQL
13 17 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (0.41%) DB2
14 16 (0.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 112 (2.84%) JIRA
2 53 (1.34%) Axure RP
3 49 (1.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 38 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 17 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 17 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.41%) Subversion
7 13 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 10 (0.25%) Selenium
8 10 (0.25%) Toad
9 9 (0.23%) Bower
9 9 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 8 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.18%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.18%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.15%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.15%) MSI
13 5 (0.13%) WinDbg
General
1 1426 (36.17%) Finance
2 618 (15.67%) Banking
3 239 (6.06%) Retail
4 205 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 196 (4.97%) Marketing
6 158 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 147 (3.73%) Legal
8 124 (3.14%) Front Office
9 119 (3.02%) Financial Institution
10 104 (2.64%) Law
11 61 (1.55%) Publishing
12 56 (1.42%) Back Office
13 47 (1.19%) Advertising
14 44 (1.12%) Manufacturing
14 44 (1.12%) Retail Banking
15 37 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.74%) Games
17 20 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
18 17 (0.43%) Billing
19 16 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1654 (41.95%) Project Manager
2 534 (13.54%) Analyst
3 338 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 243 (6.16%) IT Manager
5 216 (5.48%) Architect
5 216 (5.48%) Senior Manager
6 203 (5.15%) IT Project Manager
7 175 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
8 152 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 147 (3.73%) Consultant
10 133 (3.37%) Programme Manager
11 130 (3.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 123 (3.12%) Technical Manager
13 120 (3.04%) Delivery Manager
14 115 (2.92%) Digital Project Manager
15 105 (2.66%) Developer
16 103 (2.61%) Technical Project Manager
17 101 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
18 98 (2.49%) Business Manager
19 86 (2.18%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (4.54%) HTML
2 131 (3.32%) CSS
3 104 (2.64%) .NET
4 80 (2.03%) Web Services
5 79 (2.00%) XML
6 43 (1.09%) Middleware
7 40 (1.01%) J2EE
8 31 (0.79%) HTML5
9 25 (0.63%) ASP.NET
9 25 (0.63%) REST
10 23 (0.58%) CSS3
10 23 (0.58%) SOAP
11 22 (0.56%) .NET Framework
11 22 (0.56%) RESTful
12 21 (0.53%) JSP
13 18 (0.46%) Ajax
14 17 (0.43%) AngularJS
14 17 (0.43%) JSON
15 15 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
16 14 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 398 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 221 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 160 (4.06%) User Experience
4 157 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 148 (3.75%) PMI
6 80 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 78 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 74 (1.88%) Equities
9 69 (1.75%) Fixed Income
10 68 (1.72%) Computer Science
11 50 (1.27%) Derivative
12 49 (1.24%) Psychology
13 44 (1.12%) FMCG
14 39 (0.99%) Hedge funds
15 37 (0.94%) Mobile App
16 35 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
16 35 (0.89%) RIA
17 33 (0.84%) NHS
18 31 (0.79%) Data Integration
18 31 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 242 (6.14%) Windows
2 124 (3.14%) Linux
3 94 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 91 (2.31%) Unix
5 43 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 28 (0.71%) Android
9 27 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (0.61%) Solaris
12 23 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.30%) AIX
14 11 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.28%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.23%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1119 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 930 (23.59%) PRINCE2
3 835 (21.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 425 (10.78%) Change Management
5 421 (10.68%) ITIL
6 362 (9.18%) Migration
7 288 (7.30%) Scrum
8 272 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 270 (6.85%) Risk Management
10 253 (6.42%) SDLC
11 248 (6.29%) Waterfall
12 219 (5.55%) Programme Management
13 216 (5.48%) Agile Project Management
14 198 (5.02%) Project Planning
15 182 (4.62%) CRM
16 179 (4.54%) Service Delivery
16 179 (4.54%) Service Management
17 169 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 168 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
19 166 (4.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 246 (6.24%) SQL
2 142 (3.60%) JavaScript
3 138 (3.50%) Java
4 67 (1.70%) C#
5 42 (1.07%) PowerShell
6 40 (1.01%) C
7 39 (0.99%) Python
8 33 (0.84%) Perl
9 27 (0.68%) PHP
10 24 (0.61%) C++
10 24 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 18 (0.46%) Ruby
12 16 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.33%) VB
14 12 (0.30%) VBA
15 9 (0.23%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.20%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.20%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.18%) COBOL
18 6 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 386 (9.79%) Degree
2 286 (7.25%) PMI Certification
3 260 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 203 (5.15%) PMP
5 172 (4.36%) SC Cleared
6 144 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 128 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 62 (1.57%) CISSP
9 59 (1.50%) ISEB
10 54 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
11 49 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
12 47 (1.19%) APMP
13 39 (0.99%) DV Cleared
14 33 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
15 29 (0.74%) CLAS
16 21 (0.53%) CCNP
16 21 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (0.48%) MCSE
18 18 (0.46%) CISM
19 17 (0.43%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (3.75%) QA
2 64 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 55 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.01%) MiFID
5 38 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
6 30 (0.76%) SLA
7 29 (0.74%) COBIT
8 18 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.46%) PMBOK
9 17 (0.43%) SEPA
10 15 (0.38%) Solvency II
11 14 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
12 11 (0.28%) FATCA
13 10 (0.25%) COREP
13 10 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
14 9 (0.23%) Basel III
14 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 8 (0.20%) EMIR
15 8 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 125 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 82 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (0.56%) XenApp
5 21 (0.53%) vSphere
6 19 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.36%) Docker
9 12 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.18%) BitLocker
12 7 (0.18%) UAG
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.15%) XenServer
14 4 (0.10%) NDS
14 4 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 4 (0.10%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (0.89%) SCCM
2 30 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.71%) Puppet
4 21 (0.53%) SCOM
5 18 (0.46%) Ansible
6 12 (0.30%) HP SIM
7 10 (0.25%) Salt
8 9 (0.23%) EdgeSight
8 9 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 9 (0.23%) TeamSite
9 8 (0.20%) EnCase
9 8 (0.20%) FTK
9 8 (0.20%) Nagios
10 7 (0.18%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.18%) Control-M
10 7 (0.18%) IBM BigFix
10 7 (0.18%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 7 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 418 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 220 (5.58%) Oracle
3 178 (4.51%) SAP
4 111 (2.82%) Citrix
5 102 (2.59%) VMware
6 97 (2.46%) Adobe
7 89 (2.26%) Cisco
8 77 (1.95%) HP
8 77 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
9 62 (1.57%) IBM
10 34 (0.86%) Google
11 29 (0.74%) Bloomberg
11 29 (0.74%) Cognos
12 28 (0.71%) ServiceNow
13 27 (0.68%) Murex
14 25 (0.63%) CheckPoint
15 24 (0.61%) Red Hat
16 22 (0.56%) Symantec
17 21 (0.53%) Progress
18 18 (0.46%) Apple
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TEKsystems
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Salt
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Spencer Rose
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Harvey Nash plc
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Lorien Resourcing
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Circle Recruitment
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Edgar Cowen
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Circle Recruitment
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onezeero.
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ReThink Recruitment
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City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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East London
Eaglecliff
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Salt
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
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Apollo Solutions
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Red10
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Stepstone
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Lorien Resourcing
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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LA International
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ANSON MCCADE
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Testing Circle Ltd
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