The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 17 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 421 583 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.45% 8.53% 8.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.54% 11.07% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 416 409
Average daily rate
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£469 £481 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £383 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -7.69%
Project Management
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4412 5267 4660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.05% 77.09% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 3886 3532
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 57 90
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of 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.

1 356 (39.91%) Finance
2 221 (24.78%) Banking
3 198 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (20.74%) PRINCE2
5 160 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (12.22%) Microsoft
7 95 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
8 94 (10.54%) Business Analysis
9 88 (9.87%) Investment Banking
10 84 (9.42%) Change Management
10 84 (9.42%) MS Excel
10 84 (9.42%) Degree
11 83 (9.30%) SQL
12 80 (8.97%) ITIL
13 77 (8.63%) MS Project
14 74 (8.30%) Retail
15 64 (7.17%) User Acceptance Testing
16 62 (6.95%) Scrum
16 62 (6.95%) Risk Management
17 55 (6.17%) CRM
17 55 (6.17%) Waterfall
18 53 (5.94%) Oracle
19 51 (5.72%) MS Office
19 51 (5.72%) Migration
20 49 (5.49%) Legal
21 43 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
22 42 (4.71%) Windows
22 42 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
23 40 (4.48%) HTML
23 40 (4.48%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of 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 39 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.69%) CMS
3 12 (1.35%) Apache
4 11 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.01%) IIS
6 8 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 8 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.67%) SAS
9 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.34%) Confluence
11 3 (0.34%) Lync
11 3 (0.34%) Node.js
11 3 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 84 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.63%) MS Project
3 51 (5.72%) MS Office
4 43 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (3.48%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.01%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.34%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.11%) FastStats
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.01%) WebTrends
3 7 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.45%) BASE24
6 3 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.22%) Global One
7 2 (0.22%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (0.22%) Endur
7 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.22%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.22%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.78%) SaaS
2 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.34%) Office 365
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.47%) Firewall
2 15 (1.68%) Intranet
2 15 (1.68%) Internet
3 11 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.23%) LAN
3 11 (1.23%) WAN
4 10 (1.12%) SAN
5 9 (1.01%) DNS
5 9 (1.01%) Wireless
6 8 (0.90%) VPN
6 8 (0.90%) SSL
6 8 (0.90%) Broadband
7 6 (0.67%) PBX
7 6 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (0.56%) DHCP
9 4 (0.45%) OSPF
9 4 (0.45%) BGP
9 4 (0.45%) Network Security
10 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.91%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.57%) MySQL
4 14 (1.57%) QlikView
5 13 (1.46%) Big Data
6 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.45%) OLTP
10 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.34%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.34%) SSDT
10 3 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 14 (1.57%) JIRA
2 11 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.23%) Subversion
3 8 (0.90%) Mercurial
4 7 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.78%) Redmine
4 7 (0.78%) FogBugz
4 7 (0.78%) Trac
5 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.34%) Selenium
6 3 (0.34%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.34%) MSTest
6 3 (0.34%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.34%) Moq
6 3 (0.34%) Rational Rose
6 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.34%) JUnit
6 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 356 (39.91%) Finance
2 221 (24.78%) Banking
3 88 (9.87%) Investment Banking
4 74 (8.30%) Retail
5 49 (5.49%) Legal
6 39 (4.37%) Front Office
7 34 (3.81%) Marketing
8 27 (3.03%) Retail Banking
9 25 (2.80%) Advertising
10 24 (2.69%) Financial Institution
11 21 (2.35%) Telecoms
12 20 (2.24%) Publishing
13 19 (2.13%) Law
14 18 (2.02%) Back Office
15 10 (1.12%) Games
16 8 (0.90%) Billing
17 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.67%) Danish Language
18 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
19 4 (0.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 372 (41.70%) Project Manager
2 178 (19.96%) Analyst
3 113 (12.67%) Business Analyst
4 44 (4.93%) Senior Manager
5 37 (4.15%) Developer
6 35 (3.92%) Senior Project Manager
7 32 (3.59%) Consultant
7 32 (3.59%) IT Project Manager
8 28 (3.14%) Architect
9 25 (2.80%) Programme Manager
10 22 (2.47%) Business Manager
11 20 (2.24%) Agile Project Manager
11 20 (2.24%) Technical Manager
12 18 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (2.02%) Infrastructure Manager
12 18 (2.02%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 17 (1.91%) Technical Project Manager
14 14 (1.57%) Security Manager
14 14 (1.57%) Project Analyst
14 14 (1.57%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.48%) HTML
2 36 (4.04%) .NET
3 25 (2.80%) Web Services
3 25 (2.80%) Middleware
4 22 (2.47%) CSS
5 20 (2.24%) XML
6 15 (1.68%) HTML5
7 14 (1.57%) jQuery
8 11 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.90%) XHTML
10 7 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 7 (0.78%) XSL
10 7 (0.78%) Ajax
11 6 (0.67%) CSS3
11 6 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.67%) RESTful
12 5 (0.56%) LINQ
12 5 (0.56%) WCF
12 5 (0.56%) REST
12 5 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.80%) User Experience
4 19 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.02%) SWIFT
6 17 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (1.79%) Derivative
8 14 (1.57%) PMI
8 14 (1.57%) Social Media
9 12 (1.35%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.12%) NHS
10 10 (1.12%) Open Source
11 9 (1.01%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.01%) Blog
12 8 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.78%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.78%) PKI
14 6 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.71%) Windows
2 39 (4.37%) Linux
3 33 (3.70%) UNIX
4 13 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.12%) Android
6 8 (0.90%) Solaris
7 7 (0.78%) AIX
8 5 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) SUSE
9 2 (0.22%) HPUX
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (20.74%) PRINCE2
3 160 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (10.54%) Business Analysis
5 84 (9.42%) Change Management
6 80 (8.97%) ITIL
7 64 (7.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 62 (6.95%) Scrum
8 62 (6.95%) Risk Management
9 55 (6.17%) CRM
9 55 (6.17%) Waterfall
10 51 (5.72%) Migration
11 42 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (4.37%) Service Management
12 39 (4.37%) Project Planning
13 38 (4.26%) E-Commerce
14 33 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
14 33 (3.70%) Service Delivery
15 30 (3.36%) Programme Management
15 30 (3.36%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 83 (9.30%) SQL
2 28 (3.14%) Java
3 27 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.35%) C#
5 14 (1.57%) PHP
6 12 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.90%) C
7 8 (0.90%) VBA
7 8 (0.90%) Python
8 7 (0.78%) PHP5
8 7 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.67%) C++
10 5 (0.56%) Perl
11 4 (0.45%) Ruby
12 2 (0.22%) Jython
12 2 (0.22%) VB
12 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.22%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 84 (9.42%) Degree
2 40 (4.48%) PMI Certification
3 33 (3.70%) PMP
4 23 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 20 (2.24%) ISEB
6 19 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.01%) CISSP
10 8 (0.90%) CCNP
11 7 (0.78%) CISA
12 5 (0.56%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.56%) IIBA
12 5 (0.56%) APMP
12 5 (0.56%) GIAC
12 5 (0.56%) CISM
13 4 (0.45%) CCSE
13 4 (0.45%) CCNA
13 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.15%) QA
2 10 (1.12%) SLA
2 10 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.56%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.56%) EMIR
4 5 (0.56%) FINREP
5 4 (0.45%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.45%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.45%) P3O
5 4 (0.45%) Basel III
6 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) WAI
8 1 (0.11%) FATCA
8 1 (0.11%) Basel II
8 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 15 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.67%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.11%) Squid
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Varnish
5 1 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (0.34%) SCCM
4 2 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.22%) Nagios
4 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.11%) Puppet
5 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Control-M
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 109 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.94%) Oracle
3 31 (3.48%) SAP
4 22 (2.47%) Cisco
5 15 (1.68%) IBM
6 14 (1.57%) CheckPoint
6 14 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.35%) HP
8 11 (1.23%) VMware
9 10 (1.12%) Adobe
9 10 (1.12%) Citrix
9 10 (1.12%) F5
10 9 (1.01%) Juniper
10 9 (1.01%) Sybase
11 8 (0.90%) SunGard
11 8 (0.90%) Informatica
11 8 (0.90%) Lotus
11 8 (0.90%) Zend
12 7 (0.78%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £0.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £418 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £715 - £950 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £210.00 - £310.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago