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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 21 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 265 549 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.88% 9.29% 9.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.18% 11.47% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 423 380
Median daily rate £500 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.62 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% -38.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
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
2887 4788 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 81.02% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3789 3501
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, 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.

1 276 (47.18%) Finance
2 151 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (24.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 125 (21.37%) Banking
6 78 (13.33%) Change Management
7 69 (11.79%) Degree
8 65 (11.11%) ITIL
9 62 (10.60%) Migration
10 59 (10.09%) MS Excel
11 57 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (9.06%) Microsoft
13 50 (8.55%) Business Analysis
13 50 (8.55%) SDLC
14 49 (8.38%) Risk Management
15 47 (8.03%) PMP
15 47 (8.03%) PMI Certification
15 47 (8.03%) SQL
15 47 (8.03%) Investment Banking
16 43 (7.35%) Retail
17 42 (7.18%) Programme Management
18 41 (7.01%) Financial Institution
18 41 (7.01%) Waterfall
19 40 (6.84%) MS Project
19 40 (6.84%) Scrum
20 37 (6.32%) Asset Management
21 35 (5.98%) Marketing
22 34 (5.81%) Service Management
23 32 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
23 32 (5.47%) Data Centre

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 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.88%) Confluence
3 9 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (0.85%) Apache
5 5 (0.85%) CMS
6 4 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.51%) SAS
7 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.17%) GemFire
9 1 (0.17%) Moodle
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (10.09%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.84%) MS Project
3 23 (3.93%) MS Office
4 19 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.54%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.34%) InDesign
9 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.17%) InVision
9 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.85%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.68%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.39%) Office 365
2 10 (1.71%) PaaS
3 8 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.20%) IaaS
5 4 (0.68%) SaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.17%) Force.com
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.59%) Firewall
2 17 (2.91%) Intranet
2 17 (2.91%) WAN
3 14 (2.39%) LAN
4 13 (2.22%) DNS
5 12 (2.05%) Network Security
6 10 (1.71%) LDAP
7 9 (1.54%) HTTP
7 9 (1.54%) Internet
7 9 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.54%) Wireless
8 8 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.37%) DHCP
9 7 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.20%) VoIP
10 6 (1.03%) BIG-IP
10 6 (1.03%) Extranet
10 6 (1.03%) MPLS
11 5 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.54%) Big Data
4 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.51%) KDB
7 3 (0.51%) MySQL
7 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.51%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 16 (2.74%) JIRA
2 9 (1.54%) Axure RP
3 8 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.51%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) Bower
6 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.17%) git-flow
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) MSTest
6 1 (0.17%) NuGet
6 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.17%) ProC
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) SonarQube
General
1 276 (47.18%) Finance
2 125 (21.37%) Banking
3 47 (8.03%) Investment Banking
4 43 (7.35%) Retail
5 41 (7.01%) Financial Institution
6 35 (5.98%) Marketing
7 28 (4.79%) Front Office
8 25 (4.27%) Legal
9 18 (3.08%) Advertising
9 18 (3.08%) Telecoms
10 16 (2.74%) Law
11 15 (2.56%) Back Office
12 12 (2.05%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.68%) Games
13 4 (0.68%) Publishing
14 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.17%) Electronics
16 1 (0.17%) Local Government
16 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 254 (43.42%) Project Manager
2 62 (10.60%) Analyst
3 50 (8.55%) Business Analyst
4 44 (7.52%) Senior Manager
5 43 (7.35%) IT Manager
6 40 (6.84%) Senior Project Manager
7 34 (5.81%) IT Project Manager
8 30 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 25 (4.27%) Consultant
9 25 (4.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 21 (3.59%) Architect
11 19 (3.25%) Banking Project Manager
12 16 (2.74%) Programme Manager
12 16 (2.74%) Risk Manager
13 15 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
14 14 (2.39%) Digital Project Manager
15 13 (2.22%) Technical Manager
16 12 (2.05%) Agile Project Manager
16 12 (2.05%) Security Manager
17 11 (1.88%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.27%) HTML
2 20 (3.42%) XML
3 12 (2.05%) .NET
3 12 (2.05%) CSS
4 10 (1.71%) Ajax
5 9 (1.54%) JSP
6 8 (1.37%) J2EE
7 7 (1.20%) Servlets
7 7 (1.20%) Web Services
8 3 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.51%) JMS
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (0.51%) SOAP
9 2 (0.34%) Android SDK
9 2 (0.34%) Middleware
9 2 (0.34%) REST
9 2 (0.34%) RESTful
10 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 30 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.10%) Fixed Income
4 24 (4.10%) User Experience
5 22 (3.76%) Hedge funds
6 20 (3.42%) PMI
7 18 (3.08%) Virtual Team
8 17 (2.91%) Equities
9 12 (2.05%) Derivative
10 11 (1.88%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.71%) Market Risk
11 10 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.37%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.37%) Psychology
13 7 (1.20%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.85%) Fintech
14 5 (0.85%) Reinsurance
15 4 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.62%) Windows
2 16 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 15 (2.56%) Unix
4 10 (1.71%) Linux
4 10 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.68%) Android
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.34%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) VMS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (24.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 130 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 78 (13.33%) Change Management
5 65 (11.11%) ITIL
6 62 (10.60%) Migration
7 50 (8.55%) Business Analysis
7 50 (8.55%) SDLC
8 49 (8.38%) Risk Management
9 42 (7.18%) Programme Management
10 41 (7.01%) Waterfall
11 40 (6.84%) Scrum
12 37 (6.32%) Asset Management
13 34 (5.81%) Service Management
14 32 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (5.30%) Software Engineering
16 29 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (4.62%) Service Delivery
18 25 (4.27%) Analytics
18 25 (4.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.03%) SQL
2 28 (4.79%) Java
3 16 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.39%) Perl
5 10 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.03%) Python
8 5 (0.85%) C#
9 4 (0.68%) C
9 4 (0.68%) C++
10 2 (0.34%) PHP
10 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.34%) Ruby
10 2 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.17%) COBOL
11 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (11.79%) Degree
2 47 (8.03%) PMI Certification
2 47 (8.03%) PMP
3 27 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 27 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.71%) ISEB
6 8 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.20%) APMP
7 7 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.85%) CCNP
8 5 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.68%) MCSE
9 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.51%) CCNA
10 3 (0.51%) CISSP
10 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.25%) QA
2 11 (1.88%) SEPA
3 10 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.54%) MiFID
5 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.68%) SLA
6 4 (0.68%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.34%) EMIR
8 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.17%) FATCA
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.17%) P3O
9 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 24 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (0.85%) Docker
4 5 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.68%) UAG
5 4 (0.68%) XenApp
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.51%) XenServer
7 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.34%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.85%) Ansible
1 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.85%) Puppet
1 5 (0.85%) SCOM
2 4 (0.68%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.68%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (0.68%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.34%) Mesos
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.34%) Salt
4 2 (0.34%) SCCM
4 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.17%) EnCase
5 1 (0.17%) FTK
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.30%) Oracle
3 26 (4.44%) Cisco
4 19 (3.25%) VMware
5 15 (2.56%) Citrix
6 14 (2.39%) CheckPoint
6 14 (2.39%) IBM
7 13 (2.22%) SAP
8 11 (1.88%) Adobe
9 10 (1.71%) F5
9 10 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.54%) ION Trading
10 9 (1.54%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.37%) Juniper
11 8 (1.37%) WorldPay
12 7 (1.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 7 (1.20%) BEA
13 6 (1.03%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.03%) Murex
13 6 (1.03%) NetApp
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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