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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 535 531 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.29% 9.09% 9.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.96% 11.75% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 387 482
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £23.62 £38.80 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £38.80 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.25 £38.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -10.71%
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
4475 4518 5429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.73% 77.36% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 3380 4082
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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.

1 405 (40.87%) Finance
2 209 (21.09%) PRINCE2
3 208 (20.99%) Banking
4 201 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 114 (11.50%) Microsoft
7 105 (10.60%) MS Excel
8 96 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
9 91 (9.18%) SQL
10 89 (8.98%) ITIL
10 89 (8.98%) Change Management
10 89 (8.98%) Business Analysis
11 81 (8.17%) Degree
11 81 (8.17%) PMI Certification
12 76 (7.67%) MS Project
13 74 (7.47%) MS Office
13 74 (7.47%) Migration
14 70 (7.06%) Oracle
15 67 (6.76%) Investment Banking
16 66 (6.66%) Windows
17 64 (6.46%) Waterfall
18 62 (6.26%) Scrum
18 62 (6.26%) SDLC
19 61 (6.16%) SQL Server
19 61 (6.16%) SharePoint
20 56 (5.65%) Project Planning
21 54 (5.45%) PMP
21 54 (5.45%) Risk Management
22 49 (4.94%) Retail
22 49 (4.94%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 61 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.72%) Lync
4 9 (0.91%) CMS
4 9 (0.91%) Confluence
5 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (0.81%) Apache
6 6 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.40%) IIS
8 4 (0.40%) Documentum
8 4 (0.40%) SAS
8 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.30%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.30%) Node.js
10 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 105 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 76 (7.67%) MS Project
3 74 (7.47%) MS Office
4 49 (4.94%) MS Visio
5 47 (4.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.71%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.30%) Mingle
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) InDesign
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 12 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.40%) SAP SRM
3 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.40%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.40%) Summit
3 4 (0.40%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.30%) Global One
4 3 (0.30%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.20%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.82%) SaaS
2 17 (1.72%) Office 365
3 8 (0.81%) IaaS
4 7 (0.71%) Yammer
5 4 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.30%) PaaS
6 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) Taleo
7 2 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.10%) GitHub
8 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.10%) Veeva
8 1 (0.10%) Heroku
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.10%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.12%) Firewall
2 20 (2.02%) SAN
3 18 (1.82%) LAN
4 13 (1.31%) WAN
4 13 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.31%) Intranet
5 11 (1.11%) VLAN
5 11 (1.11%) NAS
6 10 (1.01%) LDAP
7 9 (0.91%) SSL
8 8 (0.81%) VoIP
9 7 (0.71%) VPN
9 7 (0.71%) DNS
9 7 (0.71%) OSPF
9 7 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (0.61%) MVNO
10 6 (0.61%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.61%) Multicast
10 6 (0.61%) Internet
10 6 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (1.82%) MySQL
7 15 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.51%) Big Data
8 10 (1.01%) QlikView
9 8 (0.81%) DTS
9 8 (0.81%) EDRMS
9 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.71%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.61%) DB2
12 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.50%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.40%) Pentaho
13 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (1.61%) JIRA
2 9 (0.91%) Subversion
2 9 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.71%) FogBugz
4 7 (0.71%) Trac
4 7 (0.71%) Mercurial
4 7 (0.71%) Redmine
5 6 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.40%) Selenium
6 4 (0.40%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.20%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.20%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.20%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 405 (40.87%) Finance
2 208 (20.99%) Banking
3 67 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 49 (4.94%) Retail
5 46 (4.64%) Marketing
6 40 (4.04%) Telecoms
7 30 (3.03%) Advertising
8 29 (2.93%) Front Office
9 25 (2.52%) Legal
10 19 (1.92%) Back Office
11 17 (1.72%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.41%) Retail Banking
13 11 (1.11%) Law
13 11 (1.11%) Billing
14 10 (1.01%) Publishing
15 8 (0.81%) Local Government
16 7 (0.71%) German Language
17 6 (0.61%) Games
17 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 396 (39.96%) Project Manager
2 159 (16.04%) Analyst
3 110 (11.10%) Business Analyst
4 49 (4.94%) Developer
5 47 (4.74%) Consultant
6 40 (4.04%) Architect
7 36 (3.63%) IT Project Manager
8 34 (3.43%) Infrastructure Manager
9 32 (3.23%) Programme Manager
10 31 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 27 (2.72%) Senior Manager
12 25 (2.52%) Delivery Manager
13 22 (2.22%) Technical Manager
13 22 (2.22%) Business Manager
14 20 (2.02%) Senior Project Manager
15 18 (1.82%) Technical Project Manager
15 18 (1.82%) Digital Project Manager
16 16 (1.61%) Insurance Business Analyst
17 15 (1.51%) Change Manager
17 15 (1.51%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.74%) .NET
2 44 (4.44%) HTML
3 36 (3.63%) Middleware
4 32 (3.23%) XML
5 21 (2.12%) Web Services
6 20 (2.02%) CSS
7 19 (1.92%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.31%) HTML5
9 9 (0.91%) J2EE
10 8 (0.81%) XSL
10 8 (0.81%) Ajax
11 7 (0.71%) jQuery
11 7 (0.71%) JRules
12 6 (0.61%) SOAP
12 6 (0.61%) JSP
12 6 (0.61%) JSON
12 6 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.61%) CSS3
13 5 (0.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 37 (3.73%) PMI
3 37 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.33%) User Experience
5 29 (2.93%) NHS
6 18 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.41%) CMDB
9 13 (1.31%) Derivative
10 12 (1.21%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
13 9 (0.91%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.91%) Market Risk
13 9 (0.91%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.81%) Equities
15 7 (0.71%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.66%) Windows
2 45 (4.54%) Linux
3 35 (3.53%) UNIX
4 15 (1.51%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.11%) Windows 8
5 11 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.91%) Android
7 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.71%) Solaris
9 6 (0.61%) AIX
9 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.20%) CentOS
11 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.10%) VMS
12 1 (0.10%) NetWare
12 1 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (21.09%) PRINCE2
2 201 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (8.98%) Business Analysis
4 89 (8.98%) ITIL
4 89 (8.98%) Change Management
5 74 (7.47%) Migration
6 64 (6.46%) Waterfall
7 62 (6.26%) SDLC
7 62 (6.26%) Scrum
8 56 (5.65%) Project Planning
9 54 (5.45%) Risk Management
10 47 (4.74%) Programme Management
11 45 (4.54%) CRM
12 43 (4.34%) Service Delivery
13 39 (3.94%) Service Management
14 38 (3.83%) Change Control
15 37 (3.73%) Analytics
15 37 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (3.43%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (9.18%) SQL
2 37 (3.73%) Java
3 31 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 21 (2.12%) C#
5 18 (1.82%) Python
6 13 (1.31%) Shell Script
6 13 (1.31%) VBA
7 12 (1.21%) Perl
7 12 (1.21%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.01%) PHP
8 10 (1.01%) VB
9 8 (0.81%) C
10 7 (0.71%) PHP5
11 6 (0.61%) Ruby
12 5 (0.50%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.50%) COBOL
12 5 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.40%) R
14 3 (0.30%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 81 (8.17%) PMI Certification
1 81 (8.17%) Degree
2 54 (5.45%) PMP
3 35 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 32 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.21%) ISEB
7 12 (1.21%) MCSE
7 12 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.91%) CCNA
10 7 (0.71%) CCNP
10 7 (0.71%) MCITP
11 5 (0.50%) CISSP
12 4 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.74%) QA
2 18 (1.82%) SLA
3 11 (1.11%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.91%) COBIT
5 8 (0.81%) EMIR
6 5 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.50%) FATCA
6 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.40%) MiFID
7 4 (0.40%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.30%) BS7799
8 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.20%) P3O
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.10%) Basel III
10 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 28 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.50%) vSphere
4 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.30%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.30%) XenApp
5 3 (0.30%) KVM
5 3 (0.30%) Docker
6 2 (0.20%) Varnish
6 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (1.51%) Puppet
2 10 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.40%) SCCM
3 4 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (0.40%) Control-M
3 4 (0.40%) OPNET
4 3 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.20%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.10%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) Salt
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 114 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.06%) Oracle
3 33 (3.33%) SAP
4 31 (3.13%) Cisco
5 27 (2.72%) VMware
6 25 (2.52%) HP
7 24 (2.42%) WorldPay
8 22 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (2.02%) IBM
10 15 (1.51%) Citrix
11 11 (1.11%) Cognos
11 11 (1.11%) Reuters
12 9 (0.91%) Bloomberg
12 9 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.91%) CheckPoint
12 9 (0.91%) Dell
12 9 (0.91%) F5
13 8 (0.81%) Sybase
13 8 (0.81%) webMethods
14 7 (0.71%) Remedy
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £270.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £625 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago