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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 14 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2038 2218 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.15% 9.38% 9.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% 12.02% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1565 1363
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 26
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.09 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.90% -35.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £39.42 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -6.75%
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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 505 £475 - 187
Croydon +12 21 £473 -4.54% 2
Uxbridge +4 20 £353 -10.63% 4
Canary Wharf -4 20 £475 +13.09%
Brentford +4 15 £538 +14.66%
Docklands, London -6 13 £400 -23.07% 2
Feltham -1 9 £336 -23.14%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 7 £365 +16.42% 3
Paddington -4 5 £850 -
Chessington 0 4 - -
Chiswick +12 3 £130 -50.94%
Mayfair - 3 £225 -
Barnet - 3 £388 -
Hayes - 3 £350 - 1
Hounslow - 3 £315 - 1
Rainham - 3 £325 -
Bromley +5 2 £413 -28.26%
Hammersmith -7 2 £568 -
Hackney - 2 £475 -
Ealing - 2 £218 -
Southwark 0 1 £363 +27.86%
Wembley -4 1 £175 -41.66% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £463 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Romford - 1 - - 2
Teddington - 1 £325 -
Harrow - 1 £650 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1291 (34.06%) Finance
2 863 (22.77%) PRINCE2
3 782 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 709 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 673 (17.76%) Banking
6 441 (11.64%) Microsoft
7 410 (10.82%) MS Excel
8 392 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 358 (9.45%) Degree
10 348 (9.18%) ITIL
11 346 (9.13%) Change Management
12 344 (9.08%) MS Project
13 313 (8.26%) Business Analysis
13 313 (8.26%) Retail
14 304 (8.02%) SQL
15 293 (7.73%) MS Office
16 282 (7.44%) Risk Management
17 275 (7.26%) Migration
18 270 (7.12%) Windows
19 269 (7.10%) PMI Certification
20 250 (6.60%) Oracle
21 239 (6.31%) Investment Banking
22 232 (6.12%) Scrum
23 212 (5.59%) SharePoint
24 206 (5.44%) SAP
25 197 (5.20%) PMP
26 193 (5.09%) Marketing
27 190 (5.01%) Waterfall
28 189 (4.99%) Project Planning
29 187 (4.93%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 212 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.58%) CMS
3 39 (1.03%) SAS
4 35 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 33 (0.87%) Lync
5 33 (0.87%) MS Exchange
6 30 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (0.77%) IIS
7 29 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 22 (0.58%) Apache
9 21 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.50%) Confluence
11 18 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.29%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.29%) MS Project Server
15 10 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.24%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 410 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 344 (9.08%) MS Project
3 293 (7.73%) MS Office
4 180 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 174 (4.59%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.16%) Open Workbench
8 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.16%) SPSS
8 6 (0.16%) Shockwave
9 5 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.11%) InDesign
11 3 (0.079%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.079%) Revit
11 3 (0.079%) Vectorworks
12 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.026%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 41 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 20 (0.53%) SAP ERP
5 18 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.40%) Global One
7 14 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
9 10 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
9 10 (0.26%) Agresso
9 10 (0.26%) SAP MM
10 9 (0.24%) SAP PP
10 9 (0.24%) SAP WM
10 9 (0.24%) RMDS
10 9 (0.24%) SAP PM
10 9 (0.24%) Magento
10 9 (0.24%) SAP BPC
11 8 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.21%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 37 (0.98%) SaaS
2 28 (0.74%) Office 365
3 24 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 11 (0.29%) PaaS
6 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.21%) IaaS
7 8 (0.21%) Heroku
7 8 (0.21%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.16%) Yammer
9 6 (0.16%) GitHub
10 5 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.079%) Force.com
12 2 (0.053%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.053%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.053%) Taleo
13 1 (0.026%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.30%) WAN
2 84 (2.22%) Firewall
3 78 (2.06%) LAN
4 77 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 73 (1.93%) SAN
6 56 (1.48%) Internet
7 53 (1.40%) Intranet
8 41 (1.08%) VPN
9 37 (0.98%) NAS
10 28 (0.74%) NetScaler
10 28 (0.74%) VoIP
11 26 (0.69%) VLAN
12 22 (0.58%) DNS
12 22 (0.58%) MPLS
13 20 (0.53%) SSL
13 20 (0.53%) Wireless
14 19 (0.50%) Network Security
14 19 (0.50%) Multicast
15 18 (0.47%) OSPF
16 17 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 101 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (1.56%) Big Data
4 39 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
6 35 (0.92%) MySQL
7 33 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 33 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 30 (0.79%) QlikView
9 28 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (0.61%) SAP BW
11 21 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.45%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (0.34%) Spotfire
14 13 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (0.32%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 43 (1.13%) JIRA
2 35 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 26 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (0.61%) Subversion
5 12 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 11 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 9 (0.24%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.24%) Rational Rose
7 9 (0.24%) Maven
7 9 (0.24%) Selenium
8 8 (0.21%) Moq
8 8 (0.21%) RSpec
8 8 (0.21%) Introscope
8 8 (0.21%) JMeter
9 7 (0.18%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.18%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.16%) NUnit
10 6 (0.16%) JUnit
11 5 (0.13%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.13%) Cucumber
General
1 1291 (34.06%) Finance
2 673 (17.76%) Banking
3 313 (8.26%) Retail
4 239 (6.31%) Investment Banking
5 193 (5.09%) Marketing
6 138 (3.64%) Legal
7 109 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 100 (2.64%) Front Office
9 93 (2.45%) Back Office
10 89 (2.35%) Law
11 69 (1.82%) Retail Banking
12 66 (1.74%) Advertising
13 56 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 42 (1.11%) Publishing
15 38 (1.00%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
17 30 (0.79%) Games
18 27 (0.71%) Billing
19 26 (0.69%) French Language
20 23 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1606 (42.37%) Project Manager
2 632 (16.68%) Analyst
3 402 (10.61%) Business Analyst
4 161 (4.25%) Developer
5 155 (4.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 153 (4.04%) Consultant
7 144 (3.80%) Senior Manager
8 140 (3.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 134 (3.54%) Architect
10 130 (3.43%) Programme Manager
11 126 (3.32%) Delivery Manager
12 123 (3.25%) Senior Project Manager
13 107 (2.82%) IT Project Manager
14 95 (2.51%) Technical Manager
15 85 (2.24%) Business Manager
16 79 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
17 72 (1.90%) SAP Manager
18 71 (1.87%) Technical Project Manager
19 65 (1.72%) Coordinator
20 61 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (3.91%) .NET
2 144 (3.80%) HTML
3 91 (2.40%) Web Services
4 90 (2.37%) CSS
5 80 (2.11%) Middleware
6 70 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 68 (1.79%) XML
8 62 (1.64%) jQuery
9 42 (1.11%) HTML5
10 34 (0.90%) REST
11 32 (0.84%) Ajax
12 27 (0.71%) JSP
13 23 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (0.58%) JSON
14 22 (0.58%) Spring
15 21 (0.55%) CSS3
16 19 (0.50%) J2EE
17 18 (0.47%) WCF
18 17 (0.45%) .NET Framework
19 15 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 392 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 121 (3.19%) User Experience
4 101 (2.66%) PMI
5 91 (2.40%) Equities
6 77 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 72 (1.90%) Derivative
8 68 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 61 (1.61%) Open Source
9 61 (1.61%) Fixed Income
10 59 (1.56%) NHS
11 47 (1.24%) Market Risk
12 40 (1.06%) Mobile App
13 39 (1.03%) FMCG
14 30 (0.79%) Data Integration
14 30 (0.79%) Credit Risk
15 28 (0.74%) Social Media
16 24 (0.63%) Visualisation
16 24 (0.63%) Clustering
17 22 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 270 (7.12%) Windows
2 167 (4.41%) UNIX
3 117 (3.09%) Linux
4 41 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 29 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 24 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.47%) Android
11 13 (0.34%) Solaris
12 10 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.13%) AIX
15 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.11%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.079%) SUSE
16 3 (0.079%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (22.77%) PRINCE2
2 782 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 709 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 348 (9.18%) ITIL
5 346 (9.13%) Change Management
6 313 (8.26%) Business Analysis
7 282 (7.44%) Risk Management
8 275 (7.26%) Migration
9 232 (6.12%) Scrum
10 190 (5.01%) Waterfall
11 189 (4.99%) Project Planning
12 187 (4.93%) Programme Management
13 171 (4.51%) Analytics
14 167 (4.41%) Service Delivery
15 165 (4.35%) E-Commerce
16 159 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
17 151 (3.98%) CRM
18 141 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
19 130 (3.43%) Service Management
20 128 (3.38%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (8.02%) SQL
2 127 (3.35%) JavaScript
3 115 (3.03%) Java
4 106 (2.80%) C#
5 56 (1.48%) Python
6 47 (1.24%) PowerShell
6 47 (1.24%) C
7 38 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 36 (0.95%) Perl
9 33 (0.87%) C++
10 30 (0.79%) Ruby
11 29 (0.77%) VBScript
12 27 (0.71%) VBA
13 25 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 22 (0.58%) VB
14 22 (0.58%) PHP
15 21 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 12 (0.32%) ABAP
17 6 (0.16%) R
17 6 (0.16%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 358 (9.45%) Degree
2 269 (7.10%) PMI Certification
3 197 (5.20%) PMP
4 178 (4.70%) Security Cleared
5 154 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 93 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 88 (2.32%) SC Cleared
8 70 (1.85%) ISEB
9 55 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 53 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 48 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
12 45 (1.19%) APMP
13 41 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (0.71%) ISTQB
15 26 (0.69%) CCNA
16 25 (0.66%) MCSE
17 20 (0.53%) MCITP
18 19 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 16 (0.42%) CCNP
19 16 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (4.75%) QA
2 52 (1.37%) SLA
3 21 (0.55%) FATCA
4 20 (0.53%) Solvency II
5 19 (0.50%) EMIR
5 19 (0.50%) P3O
6 18 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.42%) COBIT
8 15 (0.40%) PMBOK
9 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.26%) ISO 9000
10 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.24%) MiFID
11 9 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.16%) Basel III
12 6 (0.16%) GAAP
13 5 (0.13%) Basel II
14 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.079%) GxP
System Software
1 76 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 45 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 26 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 25 (0.66%) XenApp
6 19 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 16 (0.42%) vSphere
8 11 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.16%) vCloud
9 6 (0.16%) XenServer
9 6 (0.16%) Firmware
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.11%) NFS
11 4 (0.11%) Samba
12 3 (0.079%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.079%) Xen
12 3 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.053%) Varnish
13 2 (0.053%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 38 (1.00%) SCCM
2 32 (0.84%) SCOM
3 21 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (0.50%) SCVMM
5 16 (0.42%) EdgeSight
5 16 (0.42%) HP SIM
5 16 (0.42%) Puppet
6 13 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.18%) Control-M
8 7 (0.18%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.16%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.11%) Ansible
11 4 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.11%) OPNET
12 3 (0.079%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 441 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 250 (6.60%) Oracle
3 206 (5.44%) SAP
4 109 (2.88%) IBM
5 108 (2.85%) Cisco
6 103 (2.72%) VMware
7 97 (2.56%) HP
8 91 (2.40%) Citrix
9 62 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 56 (1.48%) Adobe
11 47 (1.24%) Cognos
12 42 (1.11%) Dell
13 41 (1.08%) Business Objects
14 34 (0.90%) CheckPoint
15 33 (0.87%) ServiceNow
16 32 (0.84%) Sybase
17 30 (0.79%) Google
18 29 (0.77%) F5
19 26 (0.69%) Remedy
19 26 (0.69%) CA
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Aston Carter
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Hays Finance Technology
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Red10
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Red10
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Talent International
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Logic Engagements Ltd
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Hays Finance Technology
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JM
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Lorien Resourcing
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City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
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London
Eaglecliff
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City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
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City, London
Premier Engineering
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