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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 15 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 286 377 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.09% 7.33% 9.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.82% 9.06% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 285 358
Average daily rate £475 £470 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.49 £19.14 £33.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% -42.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.14 £33.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £19.14 £33.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
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
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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.

1 212 (35.75%) Finance
2 160 (26.98%) PRINCE2
3 126 (21.25%) Banking
4 124 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 70 (11.80%) Microsoft
7 64 (10.79%) MS Excel
8 60 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (9.95%) Business Analysis
10 56 (9.44%) Degree
11 55 (9.27%) ITIL
12 54 (9.11%) SQL
13 53 (8.94%) Change Management
14 52 (8.77%) MS Project
14 52 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
15 50 (8.43%) Investment Banking
15 50 (8.43%) PMI Certification
16 45 (7.59%) MS Office
17 44 (7.42%) Scrum
18 43 (7.25%) Migration
18 43 (7.25%) Programme Management
19 42 (7.08%) Windows
20 40 (6.75%) Waterfall
21 39 (6.58%) SQL Server
22 37 (6.24%) Retail
22 37 (6.24%) SDLC
23 35 (5.90%) Legal
23 35 (5.90%) User Experience
24 33 (5.56%) Oracle
25 32 (5.40%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (3.04%) CMS
2 15 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.67%) EPiServer CMS
3 4 (0.67%) IIS
4 3 (0.51%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.34%) SAS
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.17%) CoreMedia CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 64 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 52 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 52 (8.77%) MS Project
3 45 (7.59%) MS Office
4 32 (5.40%) MS Visio
5 18 (3.04%) Photoshop
6 11 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (1.69%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.51%) assyst
3 3 (0.51%) Summit
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.17%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.01%) Google Analytics
1 6 (1.01%) Office 365
2 4 (0.67%) SaaS
3 3 (0.51%) IaaS
3 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.35%) Firewall
1 8 (1.35%) WAN
2 6 (1.01%) HTTP
2 6 (1.01%) LAN
3 5 (0.84%) Internet
3 5 (0.84%) SAN
4 4 (0.67%) Network Security
5 3 (0.51%) DNS
5 3 (0.51%) Intranet
5 3 (0.51%) MPLS
5 3 (0.51%) VoIP
6 2 (0.34%) BGP
6 2 (0.34%) Broadband
6 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.34%) NAS
6 2 (0.34%) OSPF
6 2 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.34%) VPN
6 2 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.35%) MySQL
8 7 (1.18%) Big Data
8 7 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.67%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.51%) DTS
12 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (2.02%) JIRA
2 7 (1.18%) Subversion
3 6 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.51%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.34%) MSI
5 2 (0.34%) Toad
6 1 (0.17%) AppScan
6 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.17%) git-flow
6 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.17%) PVCS
6 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 212 (35.75%) Finance
2 126 (21.25%) Banking
3 50 (8.43%) Investment Banking
4 37 (6.24%) Retail
5 35 (5.90%) Legal
6 30 (5.06%) Advertising
7 26 (4.38%) Financial Institution
8 25 (4.22%) Law
9 24 (4.05%) Front Office
10 22 (3.71%) Marketing
11 21 (3.54%) Telecoms
12 17 (2.87%) Publishing
13 14 (2.36%) Games
14 12 (2.02%) Back Office
14 12 (2.02%) Electronics
15 10 (1.69%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.67%) Billing
17 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 280 (47.22%) Project Manager
2 119 (20.07%) Analyst
3 84 (14.17%) Business Analyst
4 36 (6.07%) Senior Manager
5 35 (5.90%) Digital Project Manager
5 35 (5.90%) IT Manager
5 35 (5.90%) Senior Project Manager
6 31 (5.23%) IT Project Manager
7 29 (4.89%) Infrastructure Manager
8 27 (4.55%) Programme Manager
9 24 (4.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 23 (3.88%) Business Manager
11 21 (3.54%) Architect
11 21 (3.54%) Project Analyst
12 19 (3.20%) Business Project Manager
13 18 (3.04%) Banking Project Manager
14 16 (2.70%) Developer
14 16 (2.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 15 (2.53%) Contracts Manager
16 13 (2.19%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.72%) HTML
2 14 (2.36%) .NET
2 14 (2.36%) Web Services
2 14 (2.36%) XML
3 12 (2.02%) CSS
3 12 (2.02%) HTML5
4 8 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.35%) Middleware
5 7 (1.18%) jQuery
5 7 (1.18%) SOAP
6 6 (1.01%) REST
7 5 (0.84%) JSON
8 4 (0.67%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.67%) JMS
8 4 (0.67%) RESTful
8 4 (0.67%) XHTML
9 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.51%) CSS3
9 3 (0.51%) JSP
9 3 (0.51%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.90%) User Experience
3 27 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.55%) PMI
4 23 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.87%) Derivative
6 15 (2.53%) Equities
7 14 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.85%) SWIFT
9 10 (1.69%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.69%) NHS
10 9 (1.52%) Market Risk
10 9 (1.52%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.52%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.35%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.01%) Online Banking
12 6 (1.01%) Social Media
12 6 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.08%) Windows
2 21 (3.54%) Windows Server
3 20 (3.37%) Linux
4 12 (2.02%) Solaris
5 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.35%) Android
7 8 (1.35%) Unix
8 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.67%) AIX
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.34%) VMS
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) pSOS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (26.98%) PRINCE2
2 124 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (14.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (9.95%) Business Analysis
5 55 (9.27%) ITIL
6 53 (8.94%) Change Management
7 44 (7.42%) Scrum
8 43 (7.25%) Migration
8 43 (7.25%) Programme Management
9 40 (6.75%) Waterfall
10 37 (6.24%) SDLC
11 28 (4.72%) Analytics
11 28 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (4.55%) Project Planning
13 26 (4.38%) Risk Management
13 26 (4.38%) Service Management
14 23 (3.88%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.71%) CRM
16 21 (3.54%) Target Operating Model
17 20 (3.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 54 (9.11%) SQL
2 16 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 15 (2.53%) Java
4 14 (2.36%) Python
5 13 (2.19%) C#
6 11 (1.85%) PHP
7 8 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.18%) Perl
8 7 (1.18%) Ruby
8 7 (1.18%) VBA
9 5 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.67%) C
10 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.51%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.51%) VB
12 2 (0.34%) AWK
12 2 (0.34%) Scala
12 2 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 56 (9.44%) Degree
2 50 (8.43%) PMI Certification
3 27 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.05%) PMP
5 16 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (2.53%) ISEB
6 15 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.84%) APMP
9 5 (0.84%) CCIE
9 5 (0.84%) CCNP
9 5 (0.84%) CISSP
10 4 (0.67%) CCNA
10 4 (0.67%) CISM
11 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.51%) GIAC
11 3 (0.51%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.05%) QA
1 24 (4.05%) SEPA
2 12 (2.02%) MiFID
3 11 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.52%) EMIR
4 9 (1.52%) SLA
5 7 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.84%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.84%) UCITS
7 3 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.34%) FATCA
9 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) NFS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.01%) SCOM
2 3 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) Nessus
4 1 (0.17%) Netcool
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.56%) Oracle
3 24 (4.05%) SAP
4 14 (2.36%) VMware
5 9 (1.52%) Adobe
5 9 (1.52%) Cisco
6 8 (1.35%) Google
6 8 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.18%) Veritas
8 6 (1.01%) IBM
8 6 (1.01%) Remedy
9 5 (0.84%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.84%) Citrix
9 5 (0.84%) ION Trading
9 5 (0.84%) Murex
9 5 (0.84%) WorldPay
10 4 (0.67%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.67%) NetApp
10 4 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.67%) Siebel
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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