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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 19 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 354 538 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.99% 8.96% 8.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 11.57% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 368 366
Average daily rate
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£460 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £294 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £641 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £19.14 - £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
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
3988 4651 4352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.71% 77.43% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3120 3413 3332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 77
Average hourly rate £20.45 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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.

1 339 (40.84%) Finance
2 199 (23.98%) Banking
3 187 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (20.96%) PRINCE2
5 164 (19.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 96 (11.57%) Microsoft
7 91 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
8 85 (10.24%) Change Management
9 79 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 78 (9.40%) ITIL
10 78 (9.40%) MS Project
11 75 (9.04%) SQL
11 75 (9.04%) MS Excel
12 74 (8.92%) Investment Banking
13 71 (8.55%) Degree
14 61 (7.35%) Retail
15 59 (7.11%) Risk Management
16 55 (6.63%) Oracle
17 54 (6.51%) Waterfall
18 53 (6.39%) Migration
19 52 (6.27%) MS Office
20 50 (6.02%) Scrum
21 47 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
22 45 (5.42%) Service Management
22 45 (5.42%) PMI Certification
23 44 (5.30%) CRM
23 44 (5.30%) Legal
24 40 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
25 39 (4.70%) Project Planning
25 39 (4.70%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 36 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.29%) CMS
3 11 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.96%) Apache
4 8 (0.96%) IIS
5 7 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.48%) Lync
7 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.36%) Confluence
8 3 (0.36%) Node.js
8 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.24%) JBoss
9 2 (0.24%) SAS
9 2 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 78 (9.40%) MS Project
2 75 (9.04%) MS Excel
3 52 (6.27%) MS Office
4 40 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (4.22%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.08%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.36%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.12%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.24%) Documaker
5 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
5 2 (0.24%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.24%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.24%) Endur
5 2 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.24%) HFM
5 2 (0.24%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.60%) SaaS
2 4 (0.48%) Office 365
2 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.48%) IaaS
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) GitHub
4 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.53%) Firewall
2 14 (1.69%) Internet
3 12 (1.45%) Intranet
3 12 (1.45%) LAN
3 12 (1.45%) WAN
4 11 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.20%) SAN
6 9 (1.08%) SSL
6 9 (1.08%) Wireless
7 7 (0.84%) VPN
7 7 (0.84%) DNS
7 7 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (0.72%) DHCP
8 6 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (0.60%) Broadband
10 4 (0.48%) PBX
10 4 (0.48%) OSPF
10 4 (0.48%) BGP
11 3 (0.36%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.33%) MySQL
4 11 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.20%) QlikView
6 9 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.84%) Big Data
9 5 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.48%) OLTP
10 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.48%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.48%) DB2
11 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (1.69%) JIRA
2 7 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.72%) Subversion
4 5 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.48%) Mercurial
5 4 (0.48%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.48%) Toad
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.36%) Selenium
6 3 (0.36%) JUnit
6 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.36%) Rational Rose
6 3 (0.36%) Moq
6 3 (0.36%) Redmine
6 3 (0.36%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.36%) MSTest
6 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.36%) FogBugz
6 3 (0.36%) Trac
General
1 339 (40.84%) Finance
2 199 (23.98%) Banking
3 74 (8.92%) Investment Banking
4 61 (7.35%) Retail
5 44 (5.30%) Legal
6 39 (4.70%) Front Office
7 26 (3.13%) Retail Banking
8 23 (2.77%) Advertising
9 20 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.41%) Marketing
10 18 (2.17%) Back Office
11 15 (1.81%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.69%) Publishing
13 13 (1.57%) Law
14 9 (1.08%) Billing
15 5 (0.60%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 329 (39.64%) Project Manager
2 172 (20.72%) Analyst
3 109 (13.13%) Business Analyst
4 35 (4.22%) Developer
5 34 (4.10%) Senior Manager
6 28 (3.37%) Senior Project Manager
6 28 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
7 25 (3.01%) Technical Manager
8 24 (2.89%) Consultant
8 24 (2.89%) Architect
8 24 (2.89%) Programme Manager
9 22 (2.65%) Technical Project Manager
10 19 (2.29%) Business Manager
11 17 (2.05%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (2.05%) Delivery Manager
12 16 (1.93%) Infrastructure Manager
12 16 (1.93%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 14 (1.69%) Project Analyst
13 14 (1.69%) Security Manager
13 14 (1.69%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.10%) .NET
2 33 (3.98%) HTML
3 26 (3.13%) Middleware
4 18 (2.17%) CSS
4 18 (2.17%) Web Services
5 15 (1.81%) jQuery
6 14 (1.69%) HTML5
6 14 (1.69%) XML
7 13 (1.57%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.20%) Ajax
9 7 (0.84%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.72%) CSS3
11 5 (0.60%) WCF
11 5 (0.60%) RESTful
11 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (0.60%) FpML
12 4 (0.48%) JSON
12 4 (0.48%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.65%) User Experience
4 17 (2.05%) SWIFT
4 17 (2.05%) PMI
5 15 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.57%) Derivative
8 12 (1.45%) Open Source
9 11 (1.33%) NHS
10 10 (1.20%) Market Risk
11 8 (0.96%) CMDB
11 8 (0.96%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.96%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.72%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.72%) PKI
13 6 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.10%) UNIX
1 34 (4.10%) Linux
2 32 (3.86%) Windows
3 10 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.96%) Android
5 6 (0.72%) AIX
6 5 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.48%) Solaris
8 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.24%) SUSE
9 2 (0.24%) VMS
9 2 (0.24%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) zOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (20.96%) PRINCE2
3 164 (19.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (10.24%) Change Management
5 79 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 78 (9.40%) ITIL
7 59 (7.11%) Risk Management
8 54 (6.51%) Waterfall
9 53 (6.39%) Migration
10 50 (6.02%) Scrum
11 47 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 45 (5.42%) Service Management
13 44 (5.30%) CRM
14 39 (4.70%) Project Planning
15 38 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (4.46%) Service Delivery
17 34 (4.10%) Agile Project Management
18 30 (3.61%) Programme Management
19 28 (3.37%) E-Commerce
20 27 (3.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 75 (9.04%) SQL
2 24 (2.89%) Java
2 24 (2.89%) JavaScript
3 22 (2.65%) C#
4 11 (1.33%) C
5 10 (1.20%) Shell Script
5 10 (1.20%) PHP
6 9 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 8 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.96%) Python
8 7 (0.84%) VBA
9 6 (0.72%) C++
10 5 (0.60%) Perl
11 4 (0.48%) Ruby
12 3 (0.36%) VB
12 3 (0.36%) PHP5
13 2 (0.24%) Scala
13 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.24%) Jython
14 1 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 71 (8.55%) Degree
2 45 (5.42%) PMI Certification
3 35 (4.22%) PMP
4 27 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 18 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (2.05%) ISEB
7 12 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.08%) CISSP
10 8 (0.96%) CCNP
10 8 (0.96%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.84%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.72%) CISA
12 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.60%) CISM
13 5 (0.60%) CCSE
13 5 (0.60%) APMP
14 4 (0.48%) IIBA
14 4 (0.48%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.10%) QA
2 9 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.96%) SLA
4 6 (0.72%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.60%) FINREP
6 4 (0.48%) P3O
6 4 (0.48%) EMIR
6 4 (0.48%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.48%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.36%) Basel III
7 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.24%) FATCA
9 1 (0.12%) WAI
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) GxP
9 1 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 8 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.72%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.12%) NFS
4 1 (0.12%) Squid
4 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) XenServer
4 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.36%) SCOM
3 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 2 (0.24%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.12%) Control-M
4 1 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.12%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 96 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 55 (6.63%) Oracle
3 27 (3.25%) SAP
4 24 (2.89%) Cisco
5 17 (2.05%) IBM
6 16 (1.93%) CheckPoint
7 13 (1.57%) HP
8 11 (1.33%) Adobe
8 11 (1.33%) VMware
8 11 (1.33%) F5
9 10 (1.20%) Juniper
10 8 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.96%) SunGard
10 8 (0.96%) Blue Coat
10 8 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.84%) Remedy
11 7 (0.84%) Cognos
11 7 (0.84%) Sybase
11 7 (0.84%) Citrix
12 6 (0.72%) Metastorm
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