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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 531 546 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.83% 9.17% 9.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.71% 11.91% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 409 451
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £653 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £23.62 £38.80 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% -71.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £35.00 £36.11
% change year-on-year
-10.28% -3.07%
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
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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.

1 378 (41.04%) Finance
2 198 (21.50%) PRINCE2
3 185 (20.09%) Banking
4 174 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 107 (11.62%) Microsoft
7 88 (9.55%) ITIL
8 85 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
9 83 (9.01%) MS Excel
10 81 (8.79%) SQL
11 79 (8.58%) Change Management
12 77 (8.36%) PMI Certification
13 76 (8.25%) Degree
14 75 (8.14%) Business Analysis
15 74 (8.03%) Migration
16 65 (7.06%) Oracle
17 63 (6.84%) MS Project
17 63 (6.84%) MS Office
18 59 (6.41%) Windows
19 57 (6.19%) SQL Server
19 57 (6.19%) Waterfall
20 53 (5.75%) SharePoint
21 52 (5.65%) Investment Banking
22 51 (5.54%) Retail
22 51 (5.54%) Risk Management
22 51 (5.54%) Project Planning
23 49 (5.32%) PMP
24 48 (5.21%) Scrum
25 47 (5.10%) Service Delivery
26 46 (4.99%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.85%) Lync
4 9 (0.98%) CMS
4 9 (0.98%) Apache
5 8 (0.87%) Confluence
6 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.43%) IIS
8 4 (0.43%) Documentum
8 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.33%) Node.js
9 3 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.33%) SAS
9 3 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 83 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 63 (6.84%) MS Project
2 63 (6.84%) MS Office
3 40 (4.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (4.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.11%) Mingle
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.43%) Summit
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.33%) Global One
4 3 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.22%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.22%) Documaker
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.95%) SaaS
2 15 (1.63%) Office 365
3 6 (0.65%) Yammer
3 6 (0.65%) IaaS
4 4 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.33%) PaaS
5 3 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.11%) Heroku
6 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Taleo
6 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.06%) SAN
2 18 (1.95%) Firewall
3 14 (1.52%) LAN
4 11 (1.19%) VLAN
4 11 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.19%) Intranet
5 10 (1.09%) WAN
5 10 (1.09%) NAS
6 8 (0.87%) SSL
7 7 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.76%) VPN
7 7 (0.76%) LDAP
8 6 (0.65%) Internet
8 6 (0.65%) OSPF
8 6 (0.65%) DNS
8 6 (0.65%) VoIP
8 6 (0.65%) Wireless
8 6 (0.65%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.54%) Multicast
9 5 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (1.74%) Big Data
7 15 (1.63%) MySQL
8 14 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.98%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.98%) QlikView
11 6 (0.65%) EDRMS
11 6 (0.65%) DTS
12 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.54%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.54%) DB2
13 4 (0.43%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.43%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (1.41%) JIRA
2 7 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.76%) Subversion
3 6 (0.65%) TeamCity
3 6 (0.65%) FogBugz
3 6 (0.65%) Trac
3 6 (0.65%) Redmine
3 6 (0.65%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.22%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.22%) ERwin
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.22%) Toad
5 2 (0.22%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 378 (41.04%) Finance
2 185 (20.09%) Banking
3 52 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 51 (5.54%) Retail
5 40 (4.34%) Marketing
6 31 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 30 (3.26%) Legal
8 25 (2.71%) Advertising
9 21 (2.28%) Front Office
10 18 (1.95%) Retail Banking
11 17 (1.85%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.63%) Back Office
13 13 (1.41%) Law
14 8 (0.87%) Billing
14 8 (0.87%) Publishing
14 8 (0.87%) Local Government
15 6 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.65%) German Language
16 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 356 (38.65%) Project Manager
2 152 (16.50%) Analyst
3 105 (11.40%) Business Analyst
4 46 (4.99%) Developer
5 39 (4.23%) Consultant
6 38 (4.13%) Architect
7 33 (3.58%) Programme Manager
7 33 (3.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 30 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 28 (3.04%) IT Project Manager
10 25 (2.71%) Senior Manager
11 24 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
12 20 (2.17%) Technical Manager
13 19 (2.06%) Senior Project Manager
14 18 (1.95%) Technical Project Manager
15 16 (1.74%) Business Manager
16 15 (1.63%) Service Manager
17 13 (1.41%) Data Manager
18 12 (1.30%) Solutions Architect
18 12 (1.30%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.78%) .NET
2 40 (4.34%) HTML
3 32 (3.47%) Middleware
4 29 (3.15%) XML
5 21 (2.28%) CSS
6 20 (2.17%) Web Services
7 19 (2.06%) ASP.NET
8 12 (1.30%) Ajax
9 11 (1.19%) jQuery
10 10 (1.09%) HTML5
11 8 (0.87%) XSL
11 8 (0.87%) CSS3
12 6 (0.65%) SOAP
12 6 (0.65%) JSP
12 6 (0.65%) Django
12 6 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.54%) WCF
13 5 (0.54%) JSON
13 5 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (0.54%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.78%) Data Centre
3 37 (4.02%) PMI
3 37 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 24 (2.61%) User Experience
4 24 (2.61%) NHS
5 16 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.52%) CMDB
8 13 (1.41%) Derivative
9 12 (1.30%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.09%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.09%) SWIFT
11 9 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.87%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (0.76%) Clustering
13 7 (0.76%) Equities
13 7 (0.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.41%) Windows
2 44 (4.78%) Linux
3 37 (4.02%) UNIX
4 14 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.43%) AIX
9 4 (0.43%) Solaris
9 4 (0.43%) Android
9 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) VMS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.11%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (21.50%) PRINCE2
2 174 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (9.55%) ITIL
5 79 (8.58%) Change Management
6 75 (8.14%) Business Analysis
7 74 (8.03%) Migration
8 57 (6.19%) Waterfall
9 51 (5.54%) Risk Management
9 51 (5.54%) Project Planning
10 48 (5.21%) Scrum
11 47 (5.10%) Service Delivery
12 46 (4.99%) SDLC
13 44 (4.78%) Programme Management
14 40 (4.34%) Service Management
15 38 (4.13%) CRM
15 38 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (3.69%) Analytics
17 33 (3.58%) Change Control
18 32 (3.47%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (8.79%) SQL
2 34 (3.69%) JavaScript
3 28 (3.04%) Java
4 22 (2.39%) C#
5 17 (1.85%) Python
6 14 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 12 (1.30%) VBA
8 11 (1.19%) PHP
9 10 (1.09%) Perl
9 10 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.98%) Ruby
11 8 (0.87%) VB
12 6 (0.65%) C
12 6 (0.65%) PHP5
13 5 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.43%) COBOL
14 4 (0.43%) R
15 3 (0.33%) BeanShell
15 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (8.36%) PMI Certification
2 76 (8.25%) Degree
3 49 (5.32%) PMP
4 33 (3.58%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.09%) ISEB
9 9 (0.98%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.98%) MCSE
10 8 (0.87%) CISSP
11 7 (0.76%) MCITP
11 7 (0.76%) CCNA
12 6 (0.65%) CCNP
13 4 (0.43%) MBA
13 4 (0.43%) CISM
14 3 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.02%) QA
2 19 (2.06%) SLA
3 9 (0.98%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.76%) EMIR
5 6 (0.65%) COBIT
6 5 (0.54%) FATCA
6 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.54%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.33%) MiFID
7 3 (0.33%) BS7799
7 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.33%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) Basel III
9 1 (0.11%) P3O
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
System Software
1 20 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.54%) vSphere
4 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.33%) XenApp
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.33%) KVM
5 3 (0.33%) Docker
6 2 (0.22%) Varnish
7 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.11%) XenServer
7 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (1.30%) Puppet
2 8 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.54%) SCCM
4 4 (0.43%) OPNET
4 4 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.33%) Control-M
6 2 (0.22%) SCOM
6 2 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.22%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 107 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.06%) Oracle
3 30 (3.26%) SAP
4 29 (3.15%) Cisco
5 23 (2.50%) VMware
5 23 (2.50%) HP
6 21 (2.28%) WorldPay
6 21 (2.28%) IBM
7 15 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.41%) Citrix
9 11 (1.19%) Cognos
9 11 (1.19%) Reuters
10 10 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.87%) Remedy
11 8 (0.87%) EMC
11 8 (0.87%) F5
12 7 (0.76%) BT
12 7 (0.76%) Sybase
12 7 (0.76%) BMC
12 7 (0.76%) Bloomberg
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