The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1584 1838 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.66% 8.50% 8.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.84% 9.96% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1332 1481
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £17.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £39.50 £97.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -21.42%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 257 £475 -5.00% 80
Croydon -5 16 £450 +3.74% 2
Westminster +14 13 £450 -5.26% 1
Kingston Upon Thames 0 10 £500 +53.84% 4
Brentford 0 9 £405 -24.65%
Canary Wharf -8 9 £475 -5.00%
Docklands, London -2 8 £375 -37.50%
Hammersmith -2 6 £520 +4.00%
Uxbridge -9 5 £244 -40.11% 1
West End of London +11 3 - - 10
Harrow +7 2 - -
Feltham +4 2 - -
Bromley -10 2 £475 -9.52%
Hillingdon - 2 £425 -
Greenford - 1 £475 -
Hayes - 1 £500 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £325 -
Morden - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Orpington - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £475 -
Wembley - 1 £500 -
Osterley - 1 £463 -
Greenwich - 1 £150 - 1
Lewisham - 1 £250 -
Chiswick - 1 £500 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 1078 (35.53%) Finance
2 846 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 747 (24.62%) PRINCE2
4 654 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 466 (15.36%) Banking
6 364 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 350 (11.54%) Change Management
8 317 (10.45%) Microsoft
9 306 (10.09%) ITIL
10 282 (9.29%) Degree
11 276 (9.10%) Scrum
12 266 (8.77%) Security Cleared
13 245 (8.08%) Business Analysis
14 244 (8.04%) PMO
15 235 (7.75%) Microsoft Project
16 230 (7.58%) PMI Certification
16 230 (7.58%) Migration
17 216 (7.12%) SQL
18 203 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
19 202 (6.66%) Programme Management
20 196 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
21 195 (6.43%) Risk Management
21 195 (6.43%) Investment Banking
22 192 (6.33%) PMP
23 190 (6.26%) SDLC
24 189 (6.23%) Retail
25 185 (6.10%) SC Cleared
26 178 (5.87%) CRM
27 176 (5.80%) Waterfall
28 175 (5.77%) QA

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 142 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.94%) Confluence
3 47 (1.55%) CMS
4 32 (1.05%) Skype for Business
5 19 (0.63%) IIS
6 17 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 17 (0.56%) SAS
7 16 (0.53%) Apache
8 15 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.26%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.23%) JBoss
15 6 (0.20%) Documentum
15 6 (0.20%) Drupal
16 5 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 235 (7.75%) Microsoft Project
2 203 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 196 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
4 137 (4.52%) MS Visio
5 120 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
7 11 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.26%) SPSS
9 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.16%) InVision
10 3 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.099%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.066%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.066%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.066%) Mingle
11 2 (0.066%) SketchUp
11 2 (0.066%) SmartSuite
11 2 (0.066%) Stata
Business Applications
1 75 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.43%) Actimize
4 13 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 13 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.30%) CA PPM
5 9 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.30%) Primavera
6 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.23%) Eloqua
7 7 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.20%) Sprinklr
8 6 (0.20%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.16%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.10%) Office 365
2 62 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (1.35%) SaaS
5 28 (0.92%) IaaS
6 21 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (0.46%) GitHub
8 13 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.43%) PaaS
9 11 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
10 9 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.13%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.13%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.13%) Yammer
15 3 (0.099%) Heroku
15 3 (0.099%) IBM Blueworks
15 3 (0.099%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 58 (1.91%) Firewall
2 54 (1.78%) WAN
3 52 (1.71%) Internet
4 47 (1.55%) LAN
5 34 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 30 (0.99%) Network Security
6 30 (0.99%) Skype
7 28 (0.92%) DNS
8 27 (0.89%) Intranet
9 22 (0.73%) VoIP
10 21 (0.69%) MPLS
11 20 (0.66%) SAN
12 18 (0.59%) VPN
13 17 (0.56%) HTTP
14 13 (0.43%) BGP
14 13 (0.43%) Unified Communications
15 10 (0.33%) OSPF
15 10 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (0.30%) IP Telephony
17 8 (0.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (3.10%) SQL Server
2 56 (1.85%) Big Data
3 45 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 42 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 22 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (0.63%) MySQL
8 18 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 15 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (0.49%) SAP HANA
11 13 (0.43%) Apache Hive
12 12 (0.40%) GIS
12 12 (0.40%) HBase
12 12 (0.40%) MS Access
13 11 (0.36%) DBAmp
13 11 (0.36%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (0.36%) QlikView
13 11 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 134 (4.42%) JIRA
2 35 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 30 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 21 (0.69%) Subversion
5 20 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (0.56%) Selenium
7 15 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 13 (0.43%) Axure RP
9 12 (0.40%) Maven
10 10 (0.33%) Hudson
11 8 (0.26%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.23%) Grunt
13 5 (0.16%) Babel
13 5 (0.16%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.16%) TestDirector
14 4 (0.13%) Ant
15 3 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.099%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.099%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1078 (35.53%) Finance
2 466 (15.36%) Banking
3 195 (6.43%) Investment Banking
4 189 (6.23%) Retail
5 166 (5.47%) Legal
6 144 (4.75%) Marketing
7 108 (3.56%) Front Office
8 99 (3.26%) Telecoms
9 98 (3.23%) Law
10 49 (1.62%) Back Office
11 46 (1.52%) Advertising
12 36 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 35 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 29 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
15 28 (0.92%) French Language
15 28 (0.92%) Publishing
16 25 (0.82%) Retail Banking
17 23 (0.76%) Electronics
18 15 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
19 12 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 1311 (43.21%) Project Manager
2 378 (12.46%) Analyst
3 282 (9.29%) Business Analyst
4 176 (5.80%) IT Manager
5 139 (4.58%) IT Project Manager
6 130 (4.28%) Senior Manager
7 123 (4.05%) Programme Manager
8 118 (3.89%) Developer
9 112 (3.69%) Consultant
10 111 (3.66%) Senior Project Manager
11 110 (3.63%) Architect
12 96 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
13 85 (2.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 85 (2.80%) Technical Manager
14 81 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
15 71 (2.34%) Business Manager
16 69 (2.27%) Agile Project Manager
17 66 (2.18%) Project Analyst
18 62 (2.04%) Technical Project Manager
19 59 (1.94%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (3.46%) HTML
2 69 (2.27%) Web Services
3 64 (2.11%) CSS
4 62 (2.04%) .NET
4 62 (2.04%) XML
5 43 (1.42%) HTML5
6 29 (0.96%) ASP.NET
7 24 (0.79%) AngularJS
8 22 (0.73%) Middleware
9 21 (0.69%) jQuery
10 20 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
11 19 (0.63%) JSON
11 19 (0.63%) Node.js
12 18 (0.59%) RESTful
13 17 (0.56%) XSLT
14 15 (0.49%) REST
15 14 (0.46%) Visualforce
16 13 (0.43%) CSS3
17 12 (0.40%) .NET Framework
18 11 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 364 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 113 (3.72%) PMI
4 108 (3.56%) User Experience
5 98 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 62 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 57 (1.88%) Derivative
8 55 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 53 (1.75%) Equities
10 51 (1.68%) Virtual Team
11 48 (1.58%) Fixed Income
12 45 (1.48%) Fintech
13 40 (1.32%) Reference Data
14 39 (1.29%) FMCG
15 37 (1.22%) NHS
16 32 (1.05%) Mobile App
17 29 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
17 29 (0.96%) Data Structures
18 28 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
19 21 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 164 (5.41%) Windows
2 107 (3.53%) Linux
3 65 (2.14%) Unix
4 54 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 48 (1.58%) Windows 10
6 36 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (0.99%) Android
8 27 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 26 (0.86%) CentOS
10 25 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 25 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.23%) Solaris
14 4 (0.13%) AIX
14 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.099%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 846 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (24.62%) PRINCE2
3 654 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 350 (11.54%) Change Management
5 306 (10.09%) ITIL
6 276 (9.10%) Scrum
7 245 (8.08%) Business Analysis
8 230 (7.58%) Migration
9 202 (6.66%) Programme Management
10 195 (6.43%) Risk Management
11 190 (6.26%) SDLC
12 178 (5.87%) CRM
13 176 (5.80%) Waterfall
14 158 (5.21%) Agile Project Management
15 145 (4.78%) Analytics
16 144 (4.75%) Service Management
17 142 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 119 (3.92%) ERP
19 116 (3.82%) Service Delivery
20 114 (3.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 216 (7.12%) SQL
2 135 (4.45%) Java
3 96 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 88 (2.90%) Python
5 58 (1.91%) C
6 47 (1.55%) C#
7 32 (1.05%) PHP
7 32 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 30 (0.99%) VBA
9 28 (0.92%) Perl
9 28 (0.92%) Ruby
10 23 (0.76%) C++
11 21 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 18 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.49%) Shell Script
14 14 (0.46%) Apex Code
15 11 (0.36%) R
15 11 (0.36%) VB
16 9 (0.30%) ABAP
16 9 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 282 (9.29%) Degree
2 266 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 230 (7.58%) PMI Certification
4 192 (6.33%) PMP
5 185 (6.10%) SC Cleared
6 106 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 98 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 47 (1.55%) ISEB
9 46 (1.52%) DV Cleared
10 45 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 33 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
12 24 (0.79%) APMP
13 22 (0.73%) CISSP
14 21 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
15 20 (0.66%) MAPM
16 19 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
18 17 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (0.49%) CISM
20 14 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (8.04%) PMO
2 175 (5.77%) QA
3 96 (3.16%) MiFID
4 60 (1.98%) Data Quality
5 38 (1.25%) GDPR
6 26 (0.86%) SLA
7 24 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
8 22 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.53%) EMIR
11 15 (0.49%) Solvency II
12 13 (0.43%) P3O
13 10 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
13 10 (0.33%) SEPA
14 9 (0.30%) ISO 9000
15 8 (0.26%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.23%) GxP
17 6 (0.20%) COBIT
17 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
17 6 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (0.36%) Docker
6 10 (0.33%) vSphere
7 7 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.13%) vCloud
9 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.13%) XenApp
9 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.099%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.099%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.066%) HDFS
11 2 (0.066%) KVM
12 1 (0.033%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.033%) IAG
12 1 (0.033%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (0.66%) Puppet
2 19 (0.63%) SCCM
3 16 (0.53%) Ansible
4 10 (0.33%) SCOM
5 8 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.26%) Nagios
6 6 (0.20%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.16%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.16%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.13%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.13%) Terraform
8 4 (0.13%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.099%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.099%) Control-M
9 3 (0.099%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.099%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.099%) OpenView
9 3 (0.099%) Packer
Vendors
1 317 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 156 (5.14%) SAP
3 100 (3.30%) Oracle
4 91 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
5 71 (2.34%) Cisco
6 60 (1.98%) VMware
7 37 (1.22%) Citrix
8 36 (1.19%) Adobe
9 35 (1.15%) HP
10 29 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 28 (0.92%) IBM
12 25 (0.82%) Splunk
13 24 (0.79%) Google
14 22 (0.73%) Avaya
15 19 (0.63%) Tableau
15 19 (0.63%) Workday
16 18 (0.59%) Atlassian
16 18 (0.59%) Remedy
17 17 (0.56%) Juniper
18 14 (0.46%) CheckPoint
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Knowit
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £435 per day (negotiable dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + none
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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City, London
Haysfm
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London
Movement8
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
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London
Red10
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City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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City, London
Hydrogen Group
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London
Computer People
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
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