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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
London / City of London
Rank 26 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 198 281 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.71% 9.28% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 10.93% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 213 268
Median daily rate £488 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +4.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.47
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.16%

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
2534 2571 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.93% 84.88% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 2018 3258
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 £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 38
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 226 (51.25%) Finance
2 126 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (23.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (19.73%) Banking
5 85 (19.27%) PRINCE2
6 55 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (11.79%) Change Management
8 47 (10.66%) Business Analysis
8 47 (10.66%) Degree
9 44 (9.98%) MS Excel
10 41 (9.30%) ITIL
10 41 (9.30%) Microsoft
10 41 (9.30%) Risk Management
11 38 (8.62%) Programme Management
12 35 (7.94%) Windows
13 33 (7.48%) Scrum
13 33 (7.48%) Investment Banking
13 33 (7.48%) Security Cleared
14 32 (7.26%) Waterfall
14 32 (7.26%) Migration
15 31 (7.03%) Retail
16 30 (6.80%) Legal
17 29 (6.58%) Equities
18 28 (6.35%) MS Project
18 28 (6.35%) MS Office
19 27 (6.12%) SQL
19 27 (6.12%) Linux
19 27 (6.12%) Data Modelling
19 27 (6.12%) Fixed Income
20 25 (5.67%) Asset Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 22 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.04%) Confluence
3 8 (1.81%) Apache
4 7 (1.59%) CMS
5 6 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.91%) IIS
6 4 (0.91%) SAS
7 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.23%) FileNet
9 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.35%) MS Office
2 28 (6.35%) MS Project
3 22 (4.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (3.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.13%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.45%) InVision
6 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.68%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.23%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.23%) HFM
5 1 (0.23%) Maximo
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.23%) RMDS
5 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.49%) IaaS
2 10 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.04%) PaaS
4 7 (1.59%) Office 365
5 6 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.91%) SaaS
7 3 (0.68%) GitHub
7 3 (0.68%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Akamai
9 1 (0.23%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.95%) LAN
2 12 (2.72%) Firewall
3 9 (2.04%) WAN
4 8 (1.81%) Wireless
5 7 (1.59%) Intranet
5 7 (1.59%) SAN
6 6 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.36%) MPLS
6 6 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.13%) HTTP
7 5 (1.13%) Internet
7 5 (1.13%) VoIP
8 4 (0.91%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (0.91%) SMS
8 4 (0.91%) VPN
9 3 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.68%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.59%) Big Data
4 7 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.13%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (0.68%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (3.85%) JIRA
2 6 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.36%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.91%) Subversion
5 3 (0.68%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.45%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.23%) Appium
7 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.23%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) Toad
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 226 (51.25%) Finance
2 87 (19.73%) Banking
3 33 (7.48%) Investment Banking
4 31 (7.03%) Retail
5 30 (6.80%) Legal
6 25 (5.67%) Front Office
7 24 (5.44%) Marketing
8 22 (4.99%) Financial Institution
9 15 (3.40%) Advertising
10 11 (2.49%) Retail Banking
11 9 (2.04%) Law
12 6 (1.36%) French Language
12 6 (1.36%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.68%) Back Office
13 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.45%) Automotive
14 2 (0.45%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.23%) German Language
15 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (38.32%) Project Manager
2 77 (17.46%) Analyst
3 57 (12.93%) Business Analyst
4 29 (6.58%) IT Manager
5 27 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
6 18 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 16 (3.63%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (3.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 14 (3.17%) Architect
8 14 (3.17%) Senior Manager
8 14 (3.17%) Technical Manager
9 13 (2.95%) Developer
9 13 (2.95%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 13 (2.95%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (2.95%) Technical Project Manager
10 11 (2.49%) Project Analyst
11 10 (2.27%) Business Manager
11 10 (2.27%) Change Manager
11 10 (2.27%) Consultant
11 10 (2.27%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.40%) .NET
1 15 (3.40%) HTML
2 14 (3.17%) Web Services
3 9 (2.04%) Middleware
4 7 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.59%) XML
5 6 (1.36%) jQuery
6 5 (1.13%) CSS
6 5 (1.13%) HTML5
6 5 (1.13%) J2EE
6 5 (1.13%) JSON
7 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.91%) REST
7 4 (0.91%) RESTful
7 4 (0.91%) SignalR
8 3 (0.68%) FpML
8 3 (0.68%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.68%) XSLT
9 2 (0.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.47%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.58%) Equities
3 27 (6.12%) Fixed Income
4 25 (5.67%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.22%) Data Centre
6 20 (4.54%) Virtual Team
7 19 (4.31%) PMI
8 15 (3.40%) User Experience
9 11 (2.49%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.27%) Fintech
10 10 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.59%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.36%) Derivative
13 6 (1.36%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
14 5 (1.13%) Mainframe
14 5 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.94%) Windows
2 27 (6.12%) Linux
3 21 (4.76%) Unix
4 12 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.91%) CentOS
5 4 (0.91%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) VMS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (23.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (19.27%) PRINCE2
4 52 (11.79%) Change Management
5 47 (10.66%) Business Analysis
6 41 (9.30%) ITIL
6 41 (9.30%) Risk Management
7 38 (8.62%) Programme Management
8 33 (7.48%) Scrum
9 32 (7.26%) Migration
9 32 (7.26%) Waterfall
10 27 (6.12%) Data Modelling
11 25 (5.67%) Asset Management
12 23 (5.22%) Service Management
13 21 (4.76%) SDLC
14 20 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (4.54%) Change Control
14 20 (4.54%) Information Security
14 20 (4.54%) Project Planning
15 19 (4.31%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.12%) SQL
2 15 (3.40%) Java
3 12 (2.72%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.27%) C#
4 10 (2.27%) Python
5 9 (2.04%) C++
6 8 (1.81%) C
7 7 (1.59%) Ruby
8 6 (1.36%) Perl
9 5 (1.13%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.91%) PHP
11 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.23%) Scala
13 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) VB
13 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (10.66%) Degree
2 33 (7.48%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.44%) PMP
4 22 (4.99%) PMI Certification
5 18 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.81%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.36%) APMP
9 6 (1.36%) ISEB
9 6 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.13%) CISA
11 4 (0.91%) ACCA
11 4 (0.91%) CIMA
11 4 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.91%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.68%) CHECK Team Member
12 3 (0.68%) CISM
12 3 (0.68%) CISSP
12 3 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.22%) MiFID
2 21 (4.76%) QA
3 7 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.91%) EMIR
7 3 (0.68%) FATCA
8 2 (0.45%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.45%) COBIT
9 1 (0.23%) DICOM
9 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.23%) GAAP
9 1 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.23%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.23%) P3O
9 1 (0.23%) SLA
9 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.23%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.68%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.59%) Puppet
2 5 (1.13%) Ansible
2 5 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.13%) Salt
3 4 (0.91%) SCCM
4 3 (0.68%) OPNET
5 2 (0.45%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.23%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 41 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.99%) Oracle
3 16 (3.63%) CheckPoint
4 14 (3.17%) Cisco
5 13 (2.95%) SAP
6 10 (2.27%) Citrix
7 8 (1.81%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.59%) Riverbed
9 6 (1.36%) Blue Coat
9 6 (1.36%) F5
9 6 (1.36%) Fidessa
9 6 (1.36%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.36%) SolarWinds
9 6 (1.36%) VMware
10 5 (1.13%) Facebook
11 4 (0.91%) IBM
11 4 (0.91%) ION Trading
11 4 (0.91%) Juniper
11 4 (0.91%) OpenText
11 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
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