The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2172 2370 2442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.21% 9.78% 9.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.97% 12.79% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1509 1626 1611
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 23
Average hourly rate £20.30 £26.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.37% -18.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £19.50 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £58.50 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18140 18533 19452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.45% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12691 12878 12909
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 264 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
England

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 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +2 533 £450 -2.17% 179
Canary Wharf +3 22 £425 -
Docklands, London +2 17 £500 +17.64% 1
Brentford +5 16 £469 -10.28% 1
Uxbridge 0 13 £470 +11.90% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 12 £331 - 3
Croydon -4 6 £603 +44.31% 1
Hounslow +9 3 £400 +36.75% 3
Hammersmith +3 3 £488 +61.82% 1
Paddington +3 2 £260 -
Bromley -5 2 £338 -35.71% 1
Westminster - 2 £494 - 2
Southwark - 1 £288 -
Ealing - 1 £415 - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1476 (33.88%) Finance
2 1074 (24.65%) PRINCE2
3 770 (17.67%) Banking
4 757 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 524 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
6 468 (10.74%) Microsoft
7 450 (10.33%) Change Management
8 434 (9.96%) Degree
9 424 (9.73%) Business Analysis
10 409 (9.39%) ITIL
11 397 (9.11%) MS Excel
12 348 (7.99%) MS Project
13 344 (7.90%) Investment Banking
14 335 (7.69%) SQL
15 303 (6.95%) Scrum
16 298 (6.84%) Migration
17 286 (6.56%) Retail
18 285 (6.54%) PMI Certification
19 272 (6.24%) MS Office
20 265 (6.08%) Risk Management
21 264 (6.06%) SAP
22 261 (5.99%) SharePoint
22 261 (5.99%) Programme Management
23 258 (5.92%) Oracle
24 241 (5.53%) Windows
25 233 (5.35%) Management Information System
26 221 (5.07%) QA
27 219 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
28 208 (4.77%) CRM
29 197 (4.52%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.47%) CMS
3 51 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 40 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 34 (0.78%) MS Project Server
5 34 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 31 (0.71%) SAS
7 30 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 29 (0.67%) Lync
9 26 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 21 (0.48%) IIS
11 18 (0.41%) Apache
12 16 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.30%) Drupal
15 12 (0.28%) Confluence
16 10 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
16 10 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 397 (9.11%) MS Excel
2 348 (7.99%) MS Project
3 272 (6.24%) MS Office
4 219 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 156 (3.58%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.23%) InDesign
10 8 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.14%) SPSS
12 6 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.092%) Open Workbench
13 4 (0.092%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.069%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.069%) FastStats
15 2 (0.046%) PowerPivot
15 2 (0.046%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 30 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 30 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.37%) WebTrends
3 15 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
3 15 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 12 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 10 (0.23%) CA Clarity
5 10 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.23%) SAP SD
5 10 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.21%) Magento
7 8 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 8 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
7 8 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.18%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 43 (0.99%) SaaS
2 22 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (0.41%) Office 365
4 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.28%) PaaS
6 10 (0.23%) Force.com
7 9 (0.21%) IaaS
8 8 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.046%) GitHub
10 2 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.046%) Heroku
10 2 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.046%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.046%) Taleo
11 1 (0.023%) Responsys
11 1 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.023%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.18%) Intranet
2 88 (2.02%) Firewall
3 68 (1.56%) Internet
4 47 (1.08%) DNS
5 41 (0.94%) WAN
6 39 (0.90%) LAN
7 35 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 34 (0.78%) Multicast
8 34 (0.78%) VPN
8 34 (0.78%) SAN
9 24 (0.55%) MPLS
10 22 (0.50%) DHCP
11 21 (0.48%) Unified Communications
12 17 (0.39%) SDH
12 17 (0.39%) Wireless
12 17 (0.39%) NAS
13 15 (0.34%) VoIP
13 15 (0.34%) Extranet
14 14 (0.32%) Network Security
15 13 (0.30%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 107 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (1.17%) QlikView
4 49 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 44 (1.01%) Data Mining
6 38 (0.87%) MySQL
7 31 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 30 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (0.62%) Big Data
11 22 (0.50%) MS Access
12 20 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (0.44%) MongoDB
14 17 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.37%) NoSQL
15 16 (0.37%) Hadoop
16 15 (0.34%) SAP BW
17 14 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (1.19%) JIRA
2 28 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 26 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 24 (0.55%) Subversion
5 17 (0.39%) Maven
5 17 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (0.39%) Selenium
6 11 (0.25%) Cucumber
7 10 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (0.23%) Axure RP
7 10 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (0.23%) NUnit
8 8 (0.18%) MSBuild
8 8 (0.18%) JUnit
9 7 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.14%) Redmine
10 6 (0.14%) FogBugz
10 6 (0.14%) Trac
10 6 (0.14%) Mercurial
10 6 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1476 (33.88%) Finance
2 770 (17.67%) Banking
3 344 (7.90%) Investment Banking
4 286 (6.56%) Retail
5 186 (4.27%) Marketing
6 153 (3.51%) Legal
7 152 (3.49%) Telecoms
8 139 (3.19%) Front Office
9 112 (2.57%) Back Office
10 82 (1.88%) Publishing
11 68 (1.56%) Law
12 65 (1.49%) Advertising
13 64 (1.47%) Financial Institution
14 55 (1.26%) Retail Banking
15 54 (1.24%) Manufacturing
16 48 (1.10%) Games
17 41 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
18 38 (0.87%) German Language
19 24 (0.55%) Local Government
20 23 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1883 (43.22%) Project Manager
2 723 (16.59%) Analyst
3 425 (9.75%) Business Analyst
4 198 (4.54%) Senior Manager
5 193 (4.43%) Consultant
6 179 (4.11%) Programme Manager
7 161 (3.70%) Developer
8 155 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
9 141 (3.24%) IT Project Manager
10 138 (3.17%) Architect
11 124 (2.85%) Business Manager
12 106 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
12 106 (2.43%) Technical Manager
13 99 (2.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 89 (2.04%) Technical Project Manager
15 86 (1.97%) Agile Project Manager
16 80 (1.84%) Delivery Manager
17 79 (1.81%) Digital Project Manager
18 78 (1.79%) Business Project Manager
18 78 (1.79%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (3.58%) HTML
2 138 (3.17%) .NET
3 125 (2.87%) XML
4 113 (2.59%) Web Services
5 86 (1.97%) CSS
6 49 (1.12%) jQuery
7 45 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 44 (1.01%) JSP
9 43 (0.99%) Middleware
10 40 (0.92%) J2EE
11 35 (0.80%) REST
12 34 (0.78%) Ajax
12 34 (0.78%) XSLT
13 32 (0.73%) HTML5
14 30 (0.69%) Spring
15 28 (0.64%) .NET Framework
16 27 (0.62%) RESTful
17 25 (0.57%) Rendezvous
17 25 (0.57%) JSON
18 24 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 233 (5.35%) Management Information System
2 152 (3.49%) PMI
3 84 (1.93%) Derivative
4 83 (1.90%) NHS
5 82 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 81 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 70 (1.61%) Equities
8 62 (1.42%) Open Source
9 61 (1.40%) Social Media
10 60 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 60 (1.38%) Credit Risk
11 58 (1.33%) Fixed Income
12 43 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
13 42 (0.96%) FMCG
14 35 (0.80%) Market Risk
15 31 (0.71%) Digital Media
15 31 (0.71%) Reference Data
16 30 (0.69%) Hedge funds
17 28 (0.64%) New Media
18 27 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 241 (5.53%) Windows
2 123 (2.82%) Linux
3 119 (2.73%) UNIX
4 53 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 47 (1.08%) Android
6 41 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 38 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (0.60%) Solaris
10 19 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.11%) AIX
13 4 (0.092%) zOS
14 3 (0.069%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.069%) CentOS
15 2 (0.046%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.046%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.046%) VME
15 2 (0.046%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1074 (24.65%) PRINCE2
2 757 (17.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 524 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
4 450 (10.33%) Change Management
5 424 (9.73%) Business Analysis
6 409 (9.39%) ITIL
7 303 (6.95%) Scrum
8 298 (6.84%) Migration
9 265 (6.08%) Risk Management
10 261 (5.99%) Programme Management
11 208 (4.77%) CRM
12 195 (4.48%) E-Commerce
13 189 (4.34%) Project Planning
14 184 (4.22%) Service Management
15 175 (4.02%) Change Control
16 172 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 163 (3.74%) Agile Project Management
18 162 (3.72%) Service Delivery
19 157 (3.60%) Analytics
20 151 (3.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 335 (7.69%) SQL
2 191 (4.38%) Java
3 116 (2.66%) JavaScript
4 80 (1.84%) C#
5 65 (1.49%) Python
6 49 (1.12%) C
7 43 (0.99%) VBA
8 42 (0.96%) Perl
9 38 (0.87%) PHP
10 31 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 30 (0.69%) C++
12 28 (0.64%) Ruby
13 26 (0.60%) T-SQL
14 16 (0.37%) VB
15 13 (0.30%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.28%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.25%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.23%) PHP5
18 10 (0.23%) Objective-C
19 9 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 434 (9.96%) Degree
2 285 (6.54%) PMI Certification
3 197 (4.52%) PMP
4 175 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 167 (3.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 107 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 102 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 57 (1.31%) ISEB
9 37 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (0.71%) DV Cleared
12 29 (0.67%) APMP
13 27 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (0.60%) ISTQB
15 22 (0.50%) MCSE
16 19 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
17 18 (0.41%) CISSP
18 16 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 13 (0.30%) MBA
19 13 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (5.07%) QA
2 53 (1.22%) SLA
3 39 (0.90%) EMIR
4 31 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
5 23 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (0.44%) COBIT
7 16 (0.37%) FATCA
7 16 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.34%) Basel III
9 14 (0.32%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.30%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.28%) PCI DSS
12 11 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (0.23%) P3O
13 10 (0.23%) Basel II
14 8 (0.18%) MiFID
15 6 (0.14%) WCAG
15 6 (0.14%) WAI
16 5 (0.11%) ISO 9000
16 5 (0.11%) AIFMD
System Software
1 77 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 39 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.23%) XenApp
5 9 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.18%) vSphere
7 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.11%) Varnish
9 4 (0.092%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.069%) XenServer
11 2 (0.046%) StorNext
11 2 (0.046%) UAG
11 2 (0.046%) Gluster
11 2 (0.046%) GPFS
12 1 (0.023%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.023%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.023%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 29 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.50%) SCCM
3 13 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
5 11 (0.25%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.21%) SCOM
7 8 (0.18%) MOM
8 6 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.092%) Control-M
11 3 (0.069%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.069%) OpenView
11 3 (0.069%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.069%) DatAdvantage
11 3 (0.069%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.069%) Puppet
12 2 (0.046%) AppDNA
12 2 (0.046%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.046%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.046%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 468 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 264 (6.06%) SAP
3 258 (5.92%) Oracle
4 95 (2.18%) Cisco
5 71 (1.63%) IBM
6 69 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 67 (1.54%) VMware
8 65 (1.49%) HP
9 64 (1.47%) Citrix
10 43 (0.99%) Adobe
11 42 (0.96%) Business Objects
11 42 (0.96%) Cognos
12 39 (0.90%) Google
13 34 (0.78%) Red Hat
14 33 (0.76%) Reuters
15 32 (0.73%) TIBCO
16 30 (0.69%) Sybase
16 30 (0.69%) CheckPoint
17 26 (0.60%) Lotus
18 25 (0.57%) NetApp
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