The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 12 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 525 647 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.05% 9.13% 9.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.98% 12.01% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 459 553
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £603 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £26.49 £36.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.81% -28.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +25.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4384 5386 5831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.55% 76.01% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3259 4028 4332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 92 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Project Management
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 404 (36.83%) Finance
2 271 (24.70%) PRINCE2
3 248 (22.61%) Banking
4 199 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 125 (11.39%) Degree
6 120 (10.94%) Investment Banking
6 120 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (10.76%) Microsoft
8 113 (10.30%) Business Analysis
9 107 (9.75%) ITIL
10 87 (7.93%) Change Management
11 85 (7.75%) SQL
12 79 (7.20%) MS Excel
13 76 (6.93%) Scrum
14 75 (6.84%) MS Project
15 73 (6.65%) PMI Certification
16 63 (5.74%) Migration
17 62 (5.65%) Oracle
17 62 (5.65%) QA
17 62 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
18 61 (5.56%) SAP
18 61 (5.56%) CRM
18 61 (5.56%) Retail
18 61 (5.56%) Programme Management
19 57 (5.20%) Marketing
20 56 (5.10%) MS Office
21 55 (5.01%) SharePoint
22 54 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 54 (4.92%) Risk Management
23 53 (4.83%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 55 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.37%) IBM Notes
2 15 (1.37%) CMS
3 12 (1.09%) SAS
4 9 (0.82%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.82%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (0.73%) Apache
6 6 (0.55%) Lync
6 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.36%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.27%) FileNet
9 3 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.27%) IIS
9 3 (0.27%) Drupal
10 2 (0.18%) Moodle
10 2 (0.18%) Confluence
10 2 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 79 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 75 (6.84%) MS Project
3 56 (5.10%) MS Office
4 40 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (3.10%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.27%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.18%) SPSS
9 2 (0.18%) InDesign
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.091%) Mingle
10 1 (0.091%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (1.19%) WebTrends
2 10 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.55%) BASE24
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.46%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.46%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.27%) Magento
6 3 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.18%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.46%) SaaS
2 12 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.18%) Force.com
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.18%) PaaS
3 2 (0.18%) IaaS
3 2 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.091%) Taleo
4 1 (0.091%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.091%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.091%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.82%) Firewall
2 14 (1.28%) Intranet
3 11 (1.00%) DNS
4 9 (0.82%) Multicast
5 8 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.64%) SAN
7 6 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.55%) Internet
8 5 (0.46%) WAN
8 5 (0.46%) LAN
8 5 (0.46%) VPN
9 4 (0.36%) NAS
9 4 (0.36%) MPLS
10 3 (0.27%) Wireless
10 3 (0.27%) VoIP
10 3 (0.27%) HTTP
10 3 (0.27%) Broadband
10 3 (0.27%) Cisco ICM
10 3 (0.27%) Network Security
11 2 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.01%) QlikView
3 22 (2.01%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.09%) Big Data
4 12 (1.09%) MySQL
5 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
6 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (0.55%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.46%) MS Access
8 5 (0.46%) Base SAS
9 4 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.36%) SAP BI
9 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (0.82%) Subversion
1 9 (0.82%) JIRA
1 9 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.73%) Selenium
3 6 (0.55%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.46%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.46%) Redmine
4 5 (0.46%) Mercurial
4 5 (0.46%) FogBugz
4 5 (0.46%) Trac
5 4 (0.36%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.36%) FitNesse
5 4 (0.36%) Xcode
6 3 (0.27%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.18%) Calabash
7 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.18%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.18%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 404 (36.83%) Finance
2 248 (22.61%) Banking
3 120 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 61 (5.56%) Retail
5 57 (5.20%) Marketing
6 50 (4.56%) Legal
7 40 (3.65%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.64%) Front Office
9 28 (2.55%) Advertising
10 24 (2.19%) Publishing
11 21 (1.91%) Back Office
12 19 (1.73%) Law
12 19 (1.73%) Games
12 19 (1.73%) Retail Banking
13 14 (1.28%) German Language
14 13 (1.19%) Financial Institution
15 11 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (1.00%) Danish Language
16 8 (0.73%) French Language
17 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 500 (45.58%) Project Manager
2 181 (16.50%) Analyst
3 100 (9.12%) Business Analyst
4 56 (5.10%) Senior Manager
5 48 (4.38%) Programme Manager
6 46 (4.19%) Senior Project Manager
7 42 (3.83%) Consultant
8 38 (3.46%) IT Project Manager
8 38 (3.46%) Developer
9 37 (3.37%) Architect
10 34 (3.10%) Technical Manager
11 32 (2.92%) Business Manager
12 30 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
13 29 (2.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 28 (2.55%) Technical Project Manager
15 21 (1.91%) Delivery Manager
15 21 (1.91%) PMO Analyst
16 20 (1.82%) PMO Manager
16 20 (1.82%) Digital Project Manager
16 20 (1.82%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.73%) Web Services
2 29 (2.64%) XML
2 29 (2.64%) HTML
3 28 (2.55%) .NET
4 16 (1.46%) CSS
5 10 (0.91%) REST
6 9 (0.82%) Mason
7 8 (0.73%) Middleware
8 7 (0.64%) JSP
8 7 (0.64%) SOAP
8 7 (0.64%) XHTML
8 7 (0.64%) jQuery
8 7 (0.64%) HTML5
9 6 (0.55%) JSON
9 6 (0.55%) Flash
9 6 (0.55%) XSLT
10 5 (0.46%) Rendezvous
10 5 (0.46%) XSL
10 5 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.46%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.10%) Management Information System
1 45 (4.10%) PMI
2 29 (2.64%) Computer Science
3 25 (2.28%) Mobile App
3 25 (2.28%) Equities
4 23 (2.10%) Social Media
5 22 (2.01%) Derivative
6 17 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.37%) FMCG
8 14 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.28%) Open Source
8 14 (1.28%) Blog
8 14 (1.28%) Credit Risk
9 13 (1.19%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.19%) Market Risk
10 12 (1.09%) New Media
10 12 (1.09%) Online Games
11 11 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (0.82%) Reference Data
13 8 (0.73%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (4.28%) Windows
2 32 (2.92%) Linux
3 30 (2.73%) UNIX
4 26 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.37%) Android
6 11 (1.00%) Solaris
7 9 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.18%) AIX
10 2 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.091%) pSOS
11 1 (0.091%) Debian
11 1 (0.091%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.091%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.091%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (24.70%) PRINCE2
2 199 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 120 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (10.30%) Business Analysis
5 107 (9.75%) ITIL
6 87 (7.93%) Change Management
7 76 (6.93%) Scrum
8 63 (5.74%) Migration
9 62 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 61 (5.56%) CRM
10 61 (5.56%) Programme Management
11 54 (4.92%) Risk Management
12 49 (4.47%) Project Planning
13 44 (4.01%) Analytics
14 42 (3.83%) Waterfall
14 42 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (3.65%) E-Commerce
16 39 (3.56%) Change Control
16 39 (3.56%) PRINCE
16 39 (3.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (7.75%) SQL
2 50 (4.56%) Java
3 22 (2.01%) Python
4 19 (1.73%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.64%) C
6 16 (1.46%) PHP
7 15 (1.37%) C#
8 13 (1.19%) Perl
9 12 (1.09%) VBA
10 9 (0.82%) Ruby
11 8 (0.73%) C++
11 8 (0.73%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.64%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.46%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.46%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.46%) PHP5
14 4 (0.36%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.18%) Groovy
15 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 125 (11.39%) Degree
2 73 (6.65%) PMI Certification
3 54 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 53 (4.83%) PMP
5 45 (4.10%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.91%) ISEB
7 21 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.82%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.64%) APMP
11 7 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.36%) MCSE
13 4 (0.36%) CCIE
13 4 (0.36%) CISSP
13 4 (0.36%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.65%) QA
2 16 (1.46%) SLA
3 10 (0.91%) EMIR
4 8 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.55%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.46%) Basel III
7 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.18%) P3O
10 2 (0.18%) FATCA
11 1 (0.091%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.091%) MiFID
11 1 (0.091%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.27%) XenApp
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.091%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.091%) vCloud
5 1 (0.091%) vSphere
5 1 (0.091%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (0.55%) SCCM
4 4 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.18%) SCOM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.18%) Control-M
7 1 (0.091%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.091%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.091%) MOM
7 1 (0.091%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.091%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.091%) Sun Identity Manager
7 1 (0.091%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.091%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 118 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 62 (5.65%) Oracle
3 61 (5.56%) SAP
4 37 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.10%) Cisco
6 15 (1.37%) IBM
6 15 (1.37%) Lotus
7 12 (1.09%) Citrix
8 11 (1.00%) HP
9 9 (0.82%) VMware
9 9 (0.82%) Sybase
9 9 (0.82%) Adobe
10 8 (0.73%) Informatica
10 8 (0.73%) CheckPoint
11 7 (0.64%) NetApp
11 7 (0.64%) Juniper
11 7 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.64%) Google
11 7 (0.64%) hybris
12 6 (0.55%) Tableau
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