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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 14 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1840 1778 2062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.70% 8.53% 9.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 10.63% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1234 1324
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 36
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.19 £25.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.41% +11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.65 £16.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £119.50 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 287 £475 +1.87% 135
Croydon -11 14 £438 +5.42% 4
Uxbridge +2 13 £350 -3.44% 3
Ealing +4 12 £331 -
Feltham -1 11 £350 -20.45%
Bromley -4 6 £350 -22.22%
Canary Wharf -15 6 £500 +14.28%
Hammersmith +5 5 £463 +23.33% 1
Brentford +3 5 £463 +5.41% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +7 4 - - 2
Docklands, London 0 4 £500 -9.09%
Hackney -1 3 £325 -31.57%
Westminster -3 3 £350 -22.22%
Lewisham - 3 - -
Osterley +3 2 £456 +62.94%
Twickenham +2 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Harrow +1 2 £481 +92.50%
Hounslow +1 2 £398 - 1
Ilford +5 1 £375 +36.36%
Hayes -3 1 £125 -
Greenwich - 1 £450 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1351 (34.53%) Finance
2 969 (24.77%) PRINCE2
3 909 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
4 747 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 660 (16.87%) Banking
6 434 (11.09%) Microsoft
7 416 (10.63%) Change Management
8 407 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
9 379 (9.69%) ITIL
10 375 (9.59%) Degree
11 369 (9.43%) MS Excel
12 363 (9.28%) Migration
13 338 (8.64%) Business Analysis
14 322 (8.23%) PMI Certification
15 314 (8.03%) MS Project
16 287 (7.34%) SQL
17 285 (7.29%) Risk Management
18 276 (7.06%) Windows
19 270 (6.90%) Security Cleared
20 268 (6.85%) MS Office
21 266 (6.80%) Investment Banking
22 249 (6.37%) Programme Management
23 239 (6.11%) Scrum
24 233 (5.96%) Waterfall
25 232 (5.93%) PMP
26 231 (5.90%) Oracle
27 226 (5.78%) MS PowerPoint
28 221 (5.65%) SDLC
29 218 (5.57%) Retail
30 206 (5.27%) Business Intelligence

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 126 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.38%) CMS
3 30 (0.77%) MS Exchange
4 25 (0.64%) Confluence
4 25 (0.64%) Lync
5 21 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 19 (0.49%) IIS
7 15 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 14 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.33%) SAS
10 12 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.26%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.23%) Drupal
12 9 (0.23%) MS Project Server
12 9 (0.23%) WordPress
13 8 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 369 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 314 (8.03%) MS Project
3 268 (6.85%) MS Office
4 226 (5.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 173 (4.42%) MS Visio
6 46 (1.18%) Photoshop
7 27 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.33%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.10%) InDesign
11 3 (0.077%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.077%) SmartSuite
12 2 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.051%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.026%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.49%) ION MarketView
3 17 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 13 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
6 12 (0.31%) Magento
7 11 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (0.26%) Eloqua
8 10 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 10 (0.26%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.20%) Relativity
9 8 (0.20%) SAP SRM
10 7 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.18%) Symantec eDiscovery
10 7 (0.18%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 62 (1.58%) Office 365
2 44 (1.12%) SaaS
3 20 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 17 (0.43%) IaaS
5 15 (0.38%) PaaS
6 14 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.23%) Force.com
9 8 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.13%) Taleo
12 4 (0.10%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.10%) Route 53
12 4 (0.10%) Trello
13 3 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.077%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.077%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 98 (2.51%) Firewall
2 66 (1.69%) WAN
3 63 (1.61%) LAN
4 51 (1.30%) Internet
5 41 (1.05%) SAN
6 37 (0.95%) DNS
7 33 (0.84%) VPN
8 30 (0.77%) Network Security
9 28 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 25 (0.64%) VoIP
11 24 (0.61%) Intranet
11 24 (0.61%) MPLS
12 23 (0.59%) Wireless
13 21 (0.54%) Multicast
14 19 (0.49%) NetScaler
15 17 (0.43%) LDAP
15 17 (0.43%) NAS
16 16 (0.41%) Unified Communications
17 14 (0.36%) HTTP
18 13 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 102 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (1.12%) Big Data
4 39 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 35 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (0.84%) QlikView
8 31 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (0.69%) MySQL
10 26 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (0.64%) Relational Database
12 20 (0.51%) SAP BW
13 19 (0.49%) Data Mining
13 19 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (0.46%) GIS
14 18 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (0.41%) MS Access
16 16 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 75 (1.92%) JIRA
2 45 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 34 (0.87%) Subversion
4 26 (0.66%) Axure RP
5 19 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 17 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.28%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.26%) Grunt
11 9 (0.23%) gulp
11 9 (0.23%) Toad
12 7 (0.18%) Maven
13 6 (0.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 5 (0.13%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.13%) Bower
14 5 (0.13%) Hudson
14 5 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 1351 (34.53%) Finance
2 660 (16.87%) Banking
3 266 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 218 (5.57%) Retail
5 175 (4.47%) Marketing
6 156 (3.99%) Legal
7 148 (3.78%) Law
8 130 (3.32%) Telecoms
9 113 (2.89%) Front Office
10 101 (2.58%) Financial Institution
11 85 (2.17%) Publishing
12 76 (1.94%) Back Office
13 57 (1.46%) Advertising
14 41 (1.05%) Retail Banking
15 38 (0.97%) Games
16 37 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.82%) Billing
18 27 (0.69%) Electronics
19 24 (0.61%) Manufacturing
20 22 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1746 (44.63%) Project Manager
2 628 (16.05%) Analyst
3 371 (9.48%) Business Analyst
4 214 (5.47%) IT Manager
5 176 (4.50%) Senior Manager
6 167 (4.27%) Architect
7 162 (4.14%) IT Project Manager
8 159 (4.06%) Infrastructure Manager
9 155 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
10 150 (3.83%) Digital Project Manager
11 148 (3.78%) Programme Manager
12 146 (3.73%) Consultant
13 135 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 133 (3.40%) Developer
15 127 (3.25%) Business Manager
16 121 (3.09%) Technical Manager
17 115 (2.94%) Project Analyst
18 104 (2.66%) Technical Project Manager
19 91 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
20 87 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (3.83%) HTML
2 99 (2.53%) CSS
3 93 (2.38%) .NET
4 74 (1.89%) Web Services
5 65 (1.66%) XML
6 58 (1.48%) Middleware
7 53 (1.35%) HTML5
8 35 (0.89%) REST
9 33 (0.84%) ASP.NET
10 31 (0.79%) CSS3
11 25 (0.64%) SOAP
12 23 (0.59%) AngularJS
13 22 (0.56%) JSON
13 22 (0.56%) Rendezvous
14 21 (0.54%) RESTful
15 18 (0.46%) jQuery
16 13 (0.33%) .NET Framework
16 13 (0.33%) J2EE
17 12 (0.31%) JMS
17 12 (0.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 407 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 157 (4.01%) User Experience
4 144 (3.68%) Data Centre
4 144 (3.68%) PMI
5 78 (1.99%) Derivative
6 69 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 64 (1.64%) NHS
8 55 (1.41%) Equities
9 54 (1.38%) FMCG
9 54 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 50 (1.28%) Fixed Income
10 50 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 46 (1.18%) Credit Risk
12 43 (1.10%) Market Risk
13 37 (0.95%) Visualisation
14 35 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (0.74%) Hedge funds
16 22 (0.56%) Digital Media
17 21 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 276 (7.06%) Windows
2 160 (4.09%) Linux
3 83 (2.12%) Windows Server
4 73 (1.87%) Unix
5 50 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (0.87%) Solaris
8 31 (0.79%) Windows 7
9 28 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 25 (0.64%) Android
12 23 (0.59%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.33%) AIX
15 12 (0.31%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.26%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.18%) pSOS
18 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.13%) zOS
19 3 (0.077%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (24.77%) PRINCE2
2 909 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
3 747 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 416 (10.63%) Change Management
5 379 (9.69%) ITIL
6 363 (9.28%) Migration
7 338 (8.64%) Business Analysis
8 285 (7.29%) Risk Management
9 249 (6.37%) Programme Management
10 239 (6.11%) Scrum
11 233 (5.96%) Waterfall
12 221 (5.65%) SDLC
13 206 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
14 182 (4.65%) Service Management
15 169 (4.32%) Project Planning
16 160 (4.09%) Analytics
17 156 (3.99%) CRM
18 151 (3.86%) Service Delivery
19 149 (3.81%) E-Commerce
20 147 (3.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 287 (7.34%) SQL
2 115 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 103 (2.63%) Java
4 69 (1.76%) C#
5 57 (1.46%) Python
6 49 (1.25%) C
7 38 (0.97%) PHP
8 35 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 28 (0.72%) VBA
10 26 (0.66%) Shell Script
11 23 (0.59%) Perl
12 19 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 19 (0.49%) T-SQL
13 17 (0.43%) C++
14 16 (0.41%) Ruby
15 15 (0.38%) VB
16 14 (0.36%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.28%) Apex Code
18 7 (0.18%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 375 (9.59%) Degree
2 322 (8.23%) PMI Certification
3 270 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 232 (5.93%) PMP
5 185 (4.73%) SC Cleared
6 146 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 138 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 71 (1.81%) DV Cleared
9 59 (1.51%) ISEB
10 45 (1.15%) APMP
11 44 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 35 (0.89%) CISSP
13 29 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
15 19 (0.49%) CISM
16 15 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
16 15 (0.38%) CCNP
17 12 (0.31%) CCNA
18 11 (0.28%) CCIE
19 10 (0.26%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (3.86%) QA
2 74 (1.89%) MiFID
3 72 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 42 (1.07%) SLA
5 38 (0.97%) EMIR
6 37 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
7 25 (0.64%) SEPA
8 20 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
9 19 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (0.49%) Solvency II
10 15 (0.38%) COBIT
11 14 (0.36%) PMBOK
12 11 (0.28%) UCITS
13 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.23%) PCI DSS
15 8 (0.20%) AIFMD
15 8 (0.20%) GxP
15 8 (0.20%) P3O
16 7 (0.18%) FATCA
17 6 (0.15%) ISO22301
System Software
1 89 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 79 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 17 (0.43%) XenApp
4 14 (0.36%) vSphere
5 13 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.18%) NFS
6 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.15%) Samba
7 6 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.10%) ClearTrust
9 2 (0.051%) Firmware
9 2 (0.051%) KVM
9 2 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.051%) SRDF
9 2 (0.051%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.026%) ACF2
10 1 (0.026%) IAG
10 1 (0.026%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (0.79%) SCCM
2 26 (0.66%) SCOM
3 20 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
4 17 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.31%) Puppet
6 9 (0.23%) Nagios
7 6 (0.15%) EnCase
7 6 (0.15%) FTK
7 6 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.13%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.13%) Control-M
8 5 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.077%) Ansible
9 3 (0.077%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.077%) Cisco IPCC
9 3 (0.077%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.077%) logstash
9 3 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 434 (11.09%) Microsoft
2 231 (5.90%) Oracle
3 200 (5.11%) SAP
4 110 (2.81%) VMware
5 81 (2.07%) Cisco
5 81 (2.07%) Citrix
6 66 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 62 (1.58%) Adobe
8 61 (1.56%) HP
9 51 (1.30%) IBM
10 42 (1.07%) Cognos
11 35 (0.89%) Google
12 29 (0.74%) Tableau
13 27 (0.69%) CheckPoint
14 26 (0.66%) Informatica
15 25 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 25 (0.64%) TIBCO
16 24 (0.61%) Splunk
17 23 (0.59%) ION Trading
17 23 (0.59%) Red Hat
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