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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 15 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1995 2063 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.73% 9.00% 9.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.08% 11.40% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1437 1452 1615
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £634 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £24.23 £24.05 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.25 £49.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
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
18011 18102 18653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 79.00% 78.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 12763 12895
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 282
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.30 £50.00 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -3 519 £463 +2.77% 208
Uxbridge +9 18 £333 -16.87% 3
Canary Wharf -10 18 £500 +25.00%
Brentford 0 16 £488 +0.77%
Docklands, London -3 14 £450 -14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 13 £370 +11.69% 4
Paddington 0 13 £450 +73.07%
Croydon -5 12 £500 -17.35% 1
Feltham -2 9 £394 +0.83% 3
Bromley -6 4 £500 -13.04% 2
Mayfair +2 3 £575 -
Westminster 0 2 £274 -44.55%
Twickenham - 2 £356 - 1
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £360 -
Ilford - 2 £271 -
Surbiton 0 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £325 - 3
Barking - 1 £250 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £338 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £313 -
Romford - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £350 - 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1487 (36.20%) Finance
2 1018 (24.78%) PRINCE2
3 848 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
4 749 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 725 (17.65%) Banking
6 463 (11.27%) MS Excel
7 450 (10.95%) Microsoft
8 413 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
9 398 (9.69%) Degree
10 380 (9.25%) Business Analysis
10 380 (9.25%) MS Project
11 378 (9.20%) ITIL
12 375 (9.13%) Change Management
13 323 (7.86%) Retail
14 320 (7.79%) SQL
15 311 (7.57%) PMI Certification
16 306 (7.45%) MS Office
17 305 (7.42%) Migration
18 299 (7.28%) Windows
19 298 (7.25%) Risk Management
20 269 (6.55%) Investment Banking
21 265 (6.45%) Scrum
22 262 (6.38%) Oracle
23 233 (5.67%) SharePoint
24 231 (5.62%) PMP
25 228 (5.55%) Marketing
26 226 (5.50%) SAP
27 216 (5.26%) Programme Management
28 215 (5.23%) Project Planning
28 215 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 233 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.44%) CMS
3 45 (1.10%) Confluence
4 43 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 40 (0.97%) SAS
6 37 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 36 (0.88%) Lync
8 27 (0.66%) IIS
8 27 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 23 (0.56%) Apache
10 22 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (0.37%) OpenStack
14 13 (0.32%) MS Project Server
15 10 (0.24%) Drupal
15 10 (0.24%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.24%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 463 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 380 (9.25%) MS Project
3 306 (7.45%) MS Office
4 215 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 205 (4.99%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.29%) SPSS
8 12 (0.29%) Open Workbench
9 10 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.15%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.15%) Shockwave
10 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.12%) InDesign
11 5 (0.12%) Mingle
12 4 (0.097%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.073%) Revit
13 3 (0.073%) Vectorworks
14 2 (0.049%) ProjectWise
15 1 (0.024%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 42 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.34%) SAP FI
8 13 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (0.32%) SAP CO
9 12 (0.29%) SAP MM
9 12 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
10 11 (0.27%) SAP PP
10 11 (0.27%) Global One
10 11 (0.27%) SAP ERP
11 10 (0.24%) ION MarketView
11 10 (0.24%) Agresso
11 10 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
12 9 (0.22%) SAP HR
12 9 (0.22%) SAP PM
12 9 (0.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.14%) Office 365
2 46 (1.12%) SaaS
3 24 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.29%) PaaS
6 11 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
7 10 (0.24%) IaaS
8 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (0.22%) Yammer
9 8 (0.19%) Heroku
10 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.097%) Taleo
12 4 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.073%) Force.com
13 3 (0.073%) Basecamp
14 2 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.049%) Veeva
14 2 (0.049%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 109 (2.65%) Firewall
2 89 (2.17%) WAN
3 79 (1.92%) LAN
4 75 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 74 (1.80%) Intranet
6 65 (1.58%) Internet
7 59 (1.44%) SAN
8 43 (1.05%) VPN
9 39 (0.95%) DNS
10 33 (0.80%) Network Security
11 31 (0.75%) NAS
11 31 (0.75%) Multicast
12 30 (0.73%) VLAN
13 29 (0.71%) MPLS
13 29 (0.71%) VoIP
14 25 (0.61%) Wireless
15 24 (0.58%) SSL
16 21 (0.51%) DHCP
16 21 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 94 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (1.34%) Big Data
4 51 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 40 (0.97%) MySQL
7 38 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 22 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 19 (0.46%) QlikView
11 19 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (0.44%) Data Mining
13 17 (0.41%) SAP BW
14 14 (0.34%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.34%) MS Access
14 14 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.32%) NoSQL
15 13 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 93 (2.26%) JIRA
2 26 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 26 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (0.44%) Subversion
4 15 (0.37%) Selenium
5 12 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.22%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.19%) Introscope
7 8 (0.19%) JMeter
7 8 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 8 (0.19%) Axure RP
8 7 (0.17%) Redmine
8 7 (0.17%) FogBugz
8 7 (0.17%) Trac
8 7 (0.17%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.17%) Rational Rose
9 6 (0.15%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.12%) RSpec
General
1 1487 (36.20%) Finance
2 725 (17.65%) Banking
3 323 (7.86%) Retail
4 269 (6.55%) Investment Banking
5 228 (5.55%) Marketing
6 137 (3.33%) Legal
7 123 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 106 (2.58%) Front Office
9 93 (2.26%) Back Office
10 91 (2.22%) Law
11 70 (1.70%) Advertising
11 70 (1.70%) Retail Banking
12 54 (1.31%) Financial Institution
13 47 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 47 (1.14%) Publishing
14 40 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 30 (0.73%) Games
16 26 (0.63%) Billing
17 21 (0.51%) German Language
18 20 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1853 (45.11%) Project Manager
2 643 (15.65%) Analyst
3 403 (9.81%) Business Analyst
4 172 (4.19%) Consultant
5 170 (4.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 156 (3.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 152 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 148 (3.60%) IT Project Manager
9 143 (3.48%) Architect
10 142 (3.46%) Programme Manager
11 137 (3.33%) Developer
12 132 (3.21%) Senior Project Manager
13 110 (2.68%) Delivery Manager
14 95 (2.31%) Agile Project Manager
15 93 (2.26%) Business Manager
16 91 (2.22%) Technical Manager
17 80 (1.95%) SAP Manager
18 76 (1.85%) Technical Project Manager
19 67 (1.63%) Digital Project Manager
20 64 (1.56%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (3.75%) .NET
2 125 (3.04%) HTML
3 89 (2.17%) Middleware
4 83 (2.02%) Web Services
5 76 (1.85%) XML
6 75 (1.83%) CSS
7 61 (1.48%) ASP.NET
8 37 (0.90%) jQuery
9 34 (0.83%) HTML5
10 27 (0.66%) J2EE
11 22 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
12 21 (0.51%) Ajax
13 20 (0.49%) JSON
13 20 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
14 18 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (0.44%) AngularJS
15 17 (0.41%) JSP
16 16 (0.39%) REST
17 15 (0.37%) WCF
18 14 (0.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 413 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (4.60%) Data Centre
2 189 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 127 (3.09%) PMI
4 122 (2.97%) User Experience
5 89 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 88 (2.14%) Equities
7 79 (1.92%) NHS
8 77 (1.87%) Fixed Income
9 74 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 60 (1.46%) Derivative
10 60 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 57 (1.39%) FMCG
12 48 (1.17%) Market Risk
13 38 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (0.80%) Credit Risk
15 28 (0.68%) Social Media
16 27 (0.66%) Data Integration
17 25 (0.61%) Wiki
18 24 (0.58%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 299 (7.28%) Windows
2 152 (3.70%) UNIX
3 148 (3.60%) Linux
4 43 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 30 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 30 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (0.63%) Android
9 25 (0.61%) Solaris
10 16 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 16 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.27%) AIX
12 9 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.097%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.097%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.073%) CentOS
15 3 (0.073%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1018 (24.78%) PRINCE2
2 848 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
3 749 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 380 (9.25%) Business Analysis
5 378 (9.20%) ITIL
6 375 (9.13%) Change Management
7 305 (7.42%) Migration
8 298 (7.25%) Risk Management
9 265 (6.45%) Scrum
10 216 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 215 (5.23%) Project Planning
12 206 (5.01%) SDLC
13 203 (4.94%) Waterfall
14 189 (4.60%) E-Commerce
15 185 (4.50%) CRM
16 159 (3.87%) Service Delivery
17 156 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
18 154 (3.75%) Analytics
19 151 (3.68%) ERP
20 149 (3.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 320 (7.79%) SQL
2 133 (3.24%) Java
3 113 (2.75%) JavaScript
4 82 (2.00%) C#
5 62 (1.51%) Python
6 50 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 48 (1.17%) Perl
8 37 (0.90%) C
9 30 (0.73%) VBA
9 30 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 28 (0.68%) VB
11 25 (0.61%) PHP
12 20 (0.49%) Ruby
13 18 (0.44%) VBScript
14 16 (0.39%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.37%) R
16 13 (0.32%) C++
17 10 (0.24%) COBOL
18 9 (0.22%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.19%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 398 (9.69%) Degree
2 311 (7.57%) PMI Certification
3 231 (5.62%) PMP
4 183 (4.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 160 (3.89%) Security Cleared
6 90 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 83 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 64 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 46 (1.12%) ISEB
12 42 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (0.90%) CCNA
13 37 (0.90%) MCSE
14 27 (0.66%) APMP
15 25 (0.61%) CISSP
16 20 (0.49%) CCNP
17 19 (0.46%) ISTQB
18 15 (0.37%) MCITP
18 15 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.75%) QA
2 49 (1.19%) SLA
3 28 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.61%) COBIT
5 22 (0.54%) EMIR
6 20 (0.49%) MiFID
7 18 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 17 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.39%) FATCA
9 16 (0.39%) P3O
10 13 (0.32%) Data Quality
10 13 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.29%) PMBOK
12 10 (0.24%) Basel III
13 8 (0.19%) ISO 9000
14 7 (0.17%) COREP
15 6 (0.15%) CRD IV
16 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
16 5 (0.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 102 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 69 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.61%) XenApp
5 22 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 17 (0.41%) vSphere
7 14 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.19%) vCloud
11 6 (0.15%) Firmware
11 6 (0.15%) XenServer
12 4 (0.097%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.097%) RACF
12 4 (0.097%) KVM
12 4 (0.097%) Varnish
13 3 (0.073%) Docker
13 3 (0.073%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.073%) Samba
13 3 (0.073%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (0.73%) SCCM
1 30 (0.73%) Puppet
2 26 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.39%) SCOM
5 14 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
6 11 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.24%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.19%) Control-M
9 6 (0.15%) BladeLogic
9 6 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.15%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.15%) EdgeSight
10 5 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.12%) Capistrano
11 4 (0.097%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.097%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.097%) OPNET
11 4 (0.097%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 450 (10.95%) Microsoft
2 262 (6.38%) Oracle
3 226 (5.50%) SAP
4 127 (3.09%) Cisco
5 105 (2.56%) VMware
6 104 (2.53%) IBM
6 104 (2.53%) HP
7 86 (2.09%) Citrix
8 82 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 63 (1.53%) Adobe
10 47 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 41 (1.00%) Business Objects
12 35 (0.85%) Dell
12 35 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 32 (0.78%) Cognos
14 30 (0.73%) Reuters
14 30 (0.73%) Remedy
14 30 (0.73%) F5
15 29 (0.71%) Sybase
16 27 (0.66%) Juniper
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