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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2072 2346 2452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.53% 9.29% 9.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.01% 11.96% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 1611 1697
Average daily rate
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£450 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 26
Average hourly rate £24.70 £16.50 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.69% -59.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £13.20 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.98 £31.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.15%
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
18814 19611 18641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.44% 77.66% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13635 13715 12720
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 233 330
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -1 462 £450 -5.26% 159
Croydon +1 42 £470 +4.44% 6
Canary Wharf +9 18 £335 -4.28%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 13 £325 +5.69% 3
Docklands, London -5 11 £550 - 3
Westminster +1 7 £425 -5.55% 1
Brentford +1 6 £400 +11.11% 1
Uxbridge -16 6 £475 -5.00% 1
Feltham +4 5 £480 -23.20%
Greenford - 4 - -
Hammersmith - 4 £400 -
Twickenham +7 2 £360 -2.04%
Hounslow -2 2 £425 -8.10% 2
Ealing 0 1 £413 -8.33%
Bromley 0 1 - - 2
Chessington -5 1 - -
Hayes -6 1 £210 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Grays - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1359 (32.23%) Finance
2 984 (23.33%) PRINCE2
3 942 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
4 730 (17.31%) Banking
5 709 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 498 (11.81%) Microsoft
7 457 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
8 434 (10.29%) MS Excel
9 413 (9.79%) Degree
10 401 (9.51%) MS Project
11 392 (9.30%) Change Management
12 381 (9.03%) Business Analysis
13 380 (9.01%) ITIL
14 310 (7.35%) Investment Banking
15 305 (7.23%) SQL
16 301 (7.14%) Migration
17 285 (6.76%) MS Office
18 277 (6.57%) Retail
19 272 (6.45%) Scrum
20 265 (6.28%) SharePoint
21 255 (6.05%) Oracle
22 247 (5.86%) QA
23 238 (5.64%) SAP
24 234 (5.55%) Windows
24 234 (5.55%) MS PowerPoint
25 223 (5.29%) Programme Management
26 222 (5.26%) Risk Management
27 221 (5.24%) PMI Certification
28 213 (5.05%) Management Information System
29 211 (5.00%) Project Planning

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 265 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.04%) CMS
3 64 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 42 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 41 (0.97%) SAS
6 38 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 35 (0.83%) IIS
8 33 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 28 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 26 (0.62%) Lync
10 26 (0.62%) Apache
11 23 (0.55%) MS Project Server
12 22 (0.52%) IBM Notes
13 21 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 21 (0.50%) Confluence
14 19 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (0.38%) JBoss
16 14 (0.33%) WebLogic
17 12 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 434 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 401 (9.51%) MS Project
3 285 (6.76%) MS Office
4 234 (5.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 152 (3.60%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 25 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
9 11 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.17%) InDesign
11 5 (0.12%) SPSS
11 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.12%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.095%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.071%) FastStats
13 3 (0.071%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.047%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 60 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.40%) WebTrends
5 15 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.31%) SAP HR
6 13 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 12 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.26%) CA Clarity
8 11 (0.26%) Markit EDM
9 9 (0.21%) Agresso
9 9 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 8 (0.19%) Workday HCM
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.17%) SAP SD
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 36 (0.85%) SaaS
2 23 (0.55%) Office 365
3 16 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.33%) PaaS
5 11 (0.26%) Force.com
6 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.17%) IaaS
8 6 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.095%) GitHub
10 3 (0.071%) Heroku
11 2 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.047%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.024%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.28%) Firewall
2 71 (1.68%) Intranet
3 60 (1.42%) Internet
4 58 (1.38%) WAN
5 52 (1.23%) LAN
6 48 (1.14%) SAN
7 43 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 41 (0.97%) DNS
9 30 (0.71%) SSL
10 27 (0.64%) VPN
11 26 (0.62%) Multicast
12 25 (0.59%) MPLS
13 24 (0.57%) BGP
14 23 (0.55%) Wireless
15 21 (0.50%) DHCP
15 21 (0.50%) OSPF
15 21 (0.50%) Network Security
16 19 (0.45%) VoIP
17 17 (0.40%) Unified Communications
18 15 (0.36%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 89 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (1.52%) QlikView
4 61 (1.45%) MySQL
5 48 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 40 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
7 34 (0.81%) Data Mining
8 30 (0.71%) Big Data
9 29 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 24 (0.57%) MS Access
11 21 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 16 (0.38%) SAP BW
16 15 (0.36%) Hadoop
16 15 (0.36%) Spotfire
16 15 (0.36%) MongoDB
17 12 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (1.94%) JIRA
2 37 (0.88%) Subversion
3 32 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 29 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 24 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (0.45%) NUnit
7 19 (0.45%) Selenium
8 18 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
8 18 (0.43%) JUnit
9 13 (0.31%) SpecFlow
10 12 (0.28%) Moq
11 11 (0.26%) Jenkins
12 10 (0.24%) Maven
13 9 (0.21%) TestDirector
13 9 (0.21%) Mercurial
13 9 (0.21%) Axure RP
13 9 (0.21%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.19%) FogBugz
14 8 (0.19%) Trac
General
1 1359 (32.23%) Finance
2 730 (17.31%) Banking
3 310 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 277 (6.57%) Retail
5 194 (4.60%) Marketing
6 144 (3.41%) Legal
7 127 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 124 (2.94%) Front Office
9 93 (2.21%) Back Office
10 88 (2.09%) Publishing
11 66 (1.57%) Advertising
12 56 (1.33%) Law
13 47 (1.11%) Games
14 46 (1.09%) Manufacturing
15 45 (1.07%) Financial Institution
16 43 (1.02%) Retail Banking
17 42 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.50%) Local Government
18 21 (0.50%) Billing
19 17 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1777 (42.14%) Project Manager
2 749 (17.76%) Analyst
3 459 (10.88%) Business Analyst
4 205 (4.86%) Senior Manager
5 194 (4.60%) Developer
6 165 (3.91%) Consultant
7 163 (3.87%) Senior Project Manager
8 143 (3.39%) Programme Manager
9 138 (3.27%) IT Project Manager
10 113 (2.68%) Business Manager
11 111 (2.63%) Technical Manager
12 108 (2.56%) Architect
13 92 (2.18%) Technical Project Manager
13 92 (2.18%) Infrastructure Manager
14 87 (2.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 85 (2.02%) Agile Project Manager
16 79 (1.87%) PMO Analyst
17 76 (1.80%) Delivery Manager
18 67 (1.59%) Business Project Manager
19 61 (1.45%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (4.32%) HTML
2 162 (3.84%) .NET
3 130 (3.08%) Web Services
4 108 (2.56%) XML
5 89 (2.11%) CSS
6 78 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 66 (1.57%) jQuery
8 57 (1.35%) JSP
9 47 (1.11%) Middleware
10 46 (1.09%) HTML5
11 41 (0.97%) .NET Framework
12 36 (0.85%) REST
12 36 (0.85%) Ajax
13 32 (0.76%) J2EE
14 31 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (0.69%) Spring
16 26 (0.62%) RESTful
16 26 (0.62%) XSLT
17 21 (0.50%) Rendezvous
18 20 (0.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 457 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 213 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 111 (2.63%) PMI
4 93 (2.21%) User Experience
5 77 (1.83%) NHS
6 72 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 70 (1.66%) Derivative
8 69 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 66 (1.57%) Open Source
10 65 (1.54%) Social Media
10 65 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 58 (1.38%) Fixed Income
12 46 (1.09%) Credit Risk
12 46 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
13 38 (0.90%) Equities
14 37 (0.88%) Market Risk
15 36 (0.85%) FMCG
16 33 (0.78%) Data Structures
16 33 (0.78%) Online Games
17 31 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 234 (5.55%) Windows
2 119 (2.82%) Linux
3 116 (2.75%) UNIX
4 53 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 43 (1.02%) Android
6 41 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.38%) Solaris
10 16 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.071%) SUSE
12 3 (0.071%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.071%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.071%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.047%) VME
13 2 (0.047%) CentOS
13 2 (0.047%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (23.33%) PRINCE2
2 942 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
3 709 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 392 (9.30%) Change Management
5 381 (9.03%) Business Analysis
6 380 (9.01%) ITIL
7 301 (7.14%) Migration
8 272 (6.45%) Scrum
9 223 (5.29%) Programme Management
10 222 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 211 (5.00%) Project Planning
12 205 (4.86%) CRM
13 202 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 188 (4.46%) E-Commerce
15 179 (4.24%) Waterfall
16 178 (4.22%) Service Management
17 160 (3.79%) Analytics
18 158 (3.75%) Service Delivery
19 147 (3.49%) Agile Project Management
20 144 (3.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 305 (7.23%) SQL
2 161 (3.82%) Java
3 126 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 102 (2.42%) C#
5 63 (1.49%) Python
6 53 (1.26%) C
7 42 (1.00%) PHP
8 41 (0.97%) VBA
9 35 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 33 (0.78%) Perl
11 32 (0.76%) C++
12 28 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 25 (0.59%) VB
14 23 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 20 (0.47%) Ruby
16 12 (0.28%) PHP5
16 12 (0.28%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.28%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.28%) VBScript
17 10 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 413 (9.79%) Degree
2 221 (5.24%) PMI Certification
3 176 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 158 (3.75%) PMP
5 156 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 117 (2.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 102 (2.42%) ISEB
7 102 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 43 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 35 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 30 (0.71%) APMP
12 26 (0.62%) CISSP
13 21 (0.50%) MCSE
13 21 (0.50%) CISA
14 20 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 17 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
16 15 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (5.86%) QA
2 34 (0.81%) SLA
2 34 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 29 (0.69%) EMIR
4 25 (0.59%) COBIT
5 24 (0.57%) P3O
6 20 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
7 18 (0.43%) Solvency II
8 17 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (0.38%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.33%) Basel III
11 13 (0.31%) PCI DSS
12 12 (0.28%) FATCA
13 6 (0.14%) WAI
13 6 (0.14%) Basel II
14 5 (0.12%) MiFID
15 4 (0.095%) FINREP
15 4 (0.095%) GAAP
16 3 (0.071%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 70 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.21%) ProxySG
4 9 (0.21%) vSphere
5 7 (0.17%) XenApp
6 6 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.095%) XenServer
9 2 (0.047%) StorNext
9 2 (0.047%) Varnish
9 2 (0.047%) GPFS
9 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.047%) Gluster
9 2 (0.047%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.047%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.024%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.62%) SCCM
3 11 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 9 (0.21%) SCOM
6 8 (0.19%) Nagios
7 6 (0.14%) Puppet
8 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.071%) Control-M
9 3 (0.071%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.071%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (0.071%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (0.071%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.071%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.047%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.047%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.047%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.047%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.047%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 498 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 255 (6.05%) Oracle
3 238 (5.64%) SAP
4 117 (2.77%) Cisco
5 90 (2.13%) HP
6 70 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 66 (1.57%) IBM
8 65 (1.54%) VMware
9 50 (1.19%) Citrix
10 43 (1.02%) Cognos
11 42 (1.00%) Adobe
12 41 (0.97%) Red Hat
13 37 (0.88%) CheckPoint
14 36 (0.85%) Google
15 33 (0.78%) Business Objects
16 27 (0.64%) Sitecore
17 26 (0.62%) TIBCO
17 26 (0.62%) Reuters
18 25 (0.59%) Juniper
19 24 (0.57%) Sybase
London
Premier Media
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Unilever Professional Hidden Page - Turkey
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £415.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £700 - £800 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Premier IT
Rate: £23.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £450 per day OR PERM
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Advantage XPO
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday