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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2363 1976 2752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.55% 8.99% 9.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.46% 11.83% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1358 1815
Average daily rate £450 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 30
Average hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £21.80 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £135.00 £53.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +23.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18963 16710 20563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.62% 76.02% 73.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 11639 13426
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 231 328
Average hourly rate £23.50 £33.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 609 £475 - 202
Docklands, London +3 29 £520 +28.39% 3
Canary Wharf +5 21 £485 -3.00% 1
Uxbridge +3 19 £410 +18.84% 2
Feltham +4 15 £500 -8.25%
Croydon -6 8 £495 +0.50% 3
Kingston Upon Thames -4 6 £314 - 4
Bromley +2 5 £575 - 6
Brentford -1 5 £469 +10.29%
Paddington +3 4 - -
Hammersmith -3 4 £325 -35.00% 1
Chiswick -9 2 £265 -
Harrow -2 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £550 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £293 - 1
Southwark - 1 £284 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Lewisham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Hayes - - - - 7
Hounslow - - - - 2
Ilford - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1472 (33.70%) Finance
2 1110 (25.41%) PRINCE2
3 856 (19.60%) Banking
4 793 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 495 (11.33%) Change Management
6 475 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 443 (10.14%) Degree
8 432 (9.89%) MS Excel
9 418 (9.57%) Microsoft
10 417 (9.55%) Business Analysis
11 400 (9.16%) ITIL
12 392 (8.97%) Investment Banking
13 337 (7.72%) MS Project
14 332 (7.60%) Migration
15 313 (7.17%) SQL
16 299 (6.85%) PMI Certification
17 295 (6.75%) SAP
18 291 (6.66%) Oracle
19 289 (6.62%) Retail
20 281 (6.43%) Scrum
21 272 (6.23%) Risk Management
22 265 (6.07%) MS Office
23 260 (5.95%) SharePoint
24 251 (5.75%) Programme Management
25 242 (5.54%) Windows
26 241 (5.52%) E-Commerce
26 241 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
27 226 (5.17%) CRM
28 213 (4.88%) Management Information System
29 203 (4.65%) QA

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 260 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.26%) CMS
3 48 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 35 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 31 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (0.64%) MS Project Server
7 27 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 23 (0.53%) Lync
8 23 (0.53%) IIS
9 18 (0.41%) Apache
9 18 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 17 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
11 15 (0.34%) Drupal
12 14 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.30%) Confluence
13 13 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (0.25%) WordPress
14 11 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 432 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 337 (7.72%) MS Project
3 265 (6.07%) MS Office
4 241 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 176 (4.03%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.62%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.14%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.14%) Mingle
11 5 (0.11%) InDesign
12 4 (0.092%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.092%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.092%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.023%) SPSS
13 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 25 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.48%) Magento
3 19 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
4 17 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 15 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 14 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.30%) SAP SD
7 13 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 13 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 12 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 12 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 11 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 11 (0.25%) SAP SRM
9 11 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
10 10 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
10 10 (0.23%) WebTrends
10 10 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (0.21%) CA Clarity
11 9 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.03%) SaaS
2 21 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.30%) Office 365
4 11 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.21%) IaaS
7 7 (0.16%) PaaS
8 6 (0.14%) Taleo
9 5 (0.11%) Force.com
10 3 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.069%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.023%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.023%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.023%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.023%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.52%) Internet
2 94 (2.15%) Intranet
3 82 (1.88%) Firewall
4 52 (1.19%) WAN
5 50 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 48 (1.10%) Multicast
7 43 (0.98%) DNS
8 36 (0.82%) LAN
9 35 (0.80%) VPN
10 32 (0.73%) Network Security
11 29 (0.66%) DHCP
12 26 (0.60%) SDH
13 25 (0.57%) MPLS
14 24 (0.55%) SAN
15 23 (0.53%) DWDM
16 21 (0.48%) Wireless
17 19 (0.43%) VoIP
18 16 (0.37%) Ethernet
19 15 (0.34%) Unified Communications
20 13 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 108 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 59 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 50 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 41 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 31 (0.71%) MySQL
7 25 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 24 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (0.55%) QlikView
8 24 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
9 22 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 22 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
10 20 (0.46%) Big Data
10 20 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (0.37%) SAP BW
12 14 (0.32%) Essbase
12 14 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (1.53%) JIRA
2 32 (0.73%) Subversion
3 18 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 17 (0.39%) Axure RP
5 15 (0.34%) Maven
6 13 (0.30%) Selenium
7 11 (0.25%) Toad
7 11 (0.25%) JUnit
8 9 (0.21%) WebDriver
8 9 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 9 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (0.18%) MSI
9 8 (0.18%) Ant
10 7 (0.16%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.16%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.16%) RequisitePro
10 7 (0.16%) NUnit
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1472 (33.70%) Finance
2 856 (19.60%) Banking
3 392 (8.97%) Investment Banking
4 289 (6.62%) Retail
5 178 (4.08%) Front Office
6 158 (3.62%) Marketing
7 154 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 148 (3.39%) Legal
9 116 (2.66%) Back Office
10 82 (1.88%) Publishing
11 80 (1.83%) Retail Banking
12 76 (1.74%) Financial Institution
13 71 (1.63%) Law
14 70 (1.60%) Advertising
15 47 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
16 44 (1.01%) Manufacturing
17 38 (0.87%) Billing
18 37 (0.85%) German Language
19 30 (0.69%) Games
20 21 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1914 (43.82%) Project Manager
2 747 (17.10%) Analyst
3 462 (10.58%) Business Analyst
4 190 (4.35%) Consultant
5 184 (4.21%) Senior Manager
6 167 (3.82%) Architect
7 157 (3.59%) Programme Manager
8 154 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
9 133 (3.04%) Developer
10 127 (2.91%) Business Manager
11 116 (2.66%) IT Project Manager
12 100 (2.29%) Technical Manager
13 94 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
14 89 (2.04%) SAP Manager
15 87 (1.99%) Business Project Manager
16 86 (1.97%) Delivery Manager
17 82 (1.88%) Technical Project Manager
18 80 (1.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 79 (1.81%) Coordinator
20 78 (1.79%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (3.18%) XML
2 127 (2.91%) HTML
3 122 (2.79%) .NET
4 82 (1.88%) CSS
5 72 (1.65%) Middleware
6 70 (1.60%) Web Services
7 61 (1.40%) Ajax
8 57 (1.30%) jQuery
9 42 (0.96%) Spring
10 40 (0.92%) J2EE
11 37 (0.85%) Rendezvous
12 33 (0.76%) Flash
13 32 (0.73%) Velocity
14 31 (0.71%) HTML5
15 29 (0.66%) Struts
16 24 (0.55%) XSLT
16 24 (0.55%) JSON
17 23 (0.53%) JSP
18 20 (0.46%) CSS3
18 20 (0.46%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 213 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 158 (3.62%) PMI
3 103 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 103 (2.36%) Equities
4 95 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 94 (2.15%) Derivative
6 78 (1.79%) NHS
7 64 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 57 (1.30%) Credit Risk
9 52 (1.19%) Open Source
10 51 (1.17%) Social Media
11 47 (1.08%) Mobile App
11 47 (1.08%) Reference Data
12 43 (0.98%) Market Risk
13 38 (0.87%) FMCG
14 33 (0.76%) Hedge funds
15 31 (0.71%) Digital Media
16 30 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
18 27 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 242 (5.54%) Windows
2 170 (3.89%) UNIX
3 154 (3.53%) Linux
4 53 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 37 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 29 (0.66%) Solaris
9 24 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 23 (0.53%) Android
10 23 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.21%) AIX
12 8 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.14%) zOS
13 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.11%) Windows NT
15 4 (0.092%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.069%) CentOS
16 3 (0.069%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.046%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1110 (25.41%) PRINCE2
2 793 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 495 (11.33%) Change Management
4 475 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 417 (9.55%) Business Analysis
6 400 (9.16%) ITIL
7 332 (7.60%) Migration
8 281 (6.43%) Scrum
9 272 (6.23%) Risk Management
10 251 (5.75%) Programme Management
11 241 (5.52%) E-Commerce
12 226 (5.17%) CRM
13 184 (4.21%) Project Planning
14 174 (3.98%) Service Management
15 170 (3.89%) Change Control
16 167 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
17 164 (3.75%) Service Delivery
17 164 (3.75%) Time Management
18 154 (3.53%) PRINCE
19 150 (3.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 313 (7.17%) SQL
2 191 (4.37%) Java
3 108 (2.47%) JavaScript
4 73 (1.67%) Python
5 64 (1.47%) Perl
6 53 (1.21%) C#
7 50 (1.14%) C
8 37 (0.85%) VBA
9 34 (0.78%) PHP
10 28 (0.64%) PL/SQL
10 28 (0.64%) C++
11 22 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 21 (0.48%) Ruby
13 13 (0.30%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.30%) ActionScript
14 12 (0.27%) ActionScript 3.0
15 11 (0.25%) ActionScript 2.0
15 11 (0.25%) R
15 11 (0.25%) ABAP
16 9 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 443 (10.14%) Degree
2 299 (6.85%) PMI Certification
3 200 (4.58%) PMP
4 190 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 165 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 105 (2.40%) SC Cleared
7 104 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 67 (1.53%) ISEB
9 41 (0.94%) APMP
10 39 (0.89%) DV Cleared
11 37 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 35 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
14 32 (0.73%) CISSP
15 22 (0.50%) MCSE
16 21 (0.48%) CCNP
17 19 (0.43%) ISTQB
18 17 (0.39%) CIPD
19 16 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
20 15 (0.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (4.65%) QA
2 71 (1.63%) SLA
3 36 (0.82%) EMIR
4 26 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
5 16 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.37%) COBIT
6 15 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.25%) Basel III
9 10 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.23%) FATCA
9 10 (0.23%) P3O
10 6 (0.14%) Basel II
10 6 (0.14%) GAAP
10 6 (0.14%) ISO 9000
10 6 (0.14%) MiFID
11 5 (0.11%) WAI
11 5 (0.11%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 80 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.48%) XenApp
4 14 (0.32%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.14%) vSphere
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.11%) Varnish
9 4 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.046%) VMware GSX
10 2 (0.046%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.046%) UAG
10 2 (0.046%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.046%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.046%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.023%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.023%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.023%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.32%) SCCM
3 13 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (0.21%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 8 (0.18%) MOM
7 5 (0.11%) WSUS
7 5 (0.11%) SCOM
7 5 (0.11%) Puppet
8 4 (0.092%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.092%) OpenView
8 4 (0.092%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.092%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.092%) Oracle EDQ
9 3 (0.069%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.069%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.069%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.069%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.069%) Control-M
Vendors
1 418 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 295 (6.75%) SAP
3 291 (6.66%) Oracle
4 76 (1.74%) IBM
5 73 (1.67%) Cisco
6 70 (1.60%) VMware
7 63 (1.44%) Citrix
8 59 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 53 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 49 (1.12%) TIBCO
11 44 (1.01%) HP
12 43 (0.98%) Reuters
13 41 (0.94%) Adobe
13 41 (0.94%) Cognos
14 35 (0.80%) EMC
15 34 (0.78%) Business Objects
16 31 (0.71%) Informatica
17 30 (0.69%) MarketAxess
17 30 (0.69%) Remedy
17 30 (0.69%) eSpeed
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