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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 509 626 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.63% 8.64% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 11.36% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 438 577
Average daily rate
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£450 £464 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £304 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £36.50 £26.49 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.81% -36.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 29 August 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.

1 368 (35.25%) Finance
2 250 (23.95%) Banking
3 245 (23.47%) PRINCE2
4 185 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 124 (11.88%) Microsoft
6 115 (11.02%) Investment Banking
6 115 (11.02%) Degree
7 111 (10.63%) Business Analysis
8 106 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (10.06%) ITIL
10 87 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 82 (7.85%) SQL
12 74 (7.09%) Change Management
13 72 (6.90%) MS Project
14 68 (6.51%) Scrum
15 67 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
16 65 (6.23%) Retail
16 65 (6.23%) CRM
17 64 (6.13%) PMI Certification
18 61 (5.84%) Migration
18 61 (5.84%) Risk Management
19 57 (5.46%) QA
20 55 (5.27%) SAP
20 55 (5.27%) Oracle
21 53 (5.08%) Programme Management
21 53 (5.08%) SharePoint
21 53 (5.08%) Marketing
22 51 (4.89%) Project Planning
23 50 (4.79%) MS Office
23 50 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.92%) CMS
3 15 (1.44%) IBM Notes
4 11 (1.05%) Apache
4 11 (1.05%) SAS
5 10 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (0.86%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.67%) Lync
8 7 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.29%) IIS
11 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.29%) Drupal
12 2 (0.19%) Moodle
12 2 (0.19%) Confluence
12 2 (0.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 87 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 72 (6.90%) MS Project
3 50 (4.79%) MS Office
4 48 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (2.78%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.19%) InDesign
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.19%) SPSS
9 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.096%) Mingle
10 1 (0.096%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 17 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.34%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.57%) BASE24
4 5 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.48%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.48%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.19%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.96%) SaaS
2 9 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.29%) Office 365
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.19%) PaaS
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.096%) Force.com
5 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.096%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.096%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.096%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.096%) GitHub
5 1 (0.096%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.39%) Firewall
2 19 (1.82%) Intranet
3 12 (1.15%) DNS
4 9 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.86%) Internet
5 8 (0.77%) VPN
5 8 (0.77%) SAN
5 8 (0.77%) Multicast
6 7 (0.67%) WAN
6 7 (0.67%) LAN
7 6 (0.57%) Broadband
7 6 (0.57%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.48%) SSL
9 4 (0.38%) HTTP
9 4 (0.38%) Wireless
9 4 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.38%) Network Security
9 4 (0.38%) NAS
10 3 (0.29%) Cisco ICM
10 3 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (1.82%) QlikView
3 18 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.25%) MySQL
5 10 (0.96%) Big Data
6 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.48%) Base SAS
8 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.38%) MS Access
9 4 (0.38%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.29%) OLTP
10 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.29%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Subversion
2 11 (1.05%) JIRA
2 11 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.67%) Mercurial
3 7 (0.67%) Redmine
3 7 (0.67%) FogBugz
3 7 (0.67%) Trac
4 6 (0.57%) Selenium
4 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.38%) Xcode
6 4 (0.38%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.29%) JUnit
7 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.29%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.29%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.19%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 368 (35.25%) Finance
2 250 (23.95%) Banking
3 115 (11.02%) Investment Banking
4 65 (6.23%) Retail
5 53 (5.08%) Marketing
6 50 (4.79%) Legal
7 37 (3.54%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.87%) Front Office
9 22 (2.11%) Publishing
10 21 (2.01%) Advertising
11 20 (1.92%) Law
12 19 (1.82%) Back Office
12 19 (1.82%) Financial Institution
13 17 (1.63%) Games
13 17 (1.63%) Retail Banking
14 11 (1.05%) Danish Language
15 10 (0.96%) German Language
16 6 (0.57%) Local Government
16 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 453 (43.39%) Project Manager
2 179 (17.15%) Analyst
3 102 (9.77%) Business Analyst
4 54 (5.17%) Senior Manager
5 45 (4.31%) Programme Manager
6 44 (4.21%) Senior Project Manager
7 41 (3.93%) Developer
8 40 (3.83%) Consultant
9 36 (3.45%) Architect
10 35 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
11 32 (3.07%) Technical Manager
12 30 (2.87%) Business Manager
13 28 (2.68%) Technical Project Manager
14 24 (2.30%) Infrastructure Manager
15 23 (2.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 22 (2.11%) PMO Analyst
17 20 (1.92%) Digital Project Manager
17 20 (1.92%) Agile Project Manager
18 19 (1.82%) PMO Manager
18 19 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.35%) Web Services
2 32 (3.07%) HTML
3 31 (2.97%) XML
4 28 (2.68%) .NET
5 19 (1.82%) CSS
6 12 (1.15%) Middleware
7 10 (0.96%) REST
8 9 (0.86%) XHTML
9 8 (0.77%) HTML5
9 8 (0.77%) jQuery
10 7 (0.67%) Mason
10 7 (0.67%) JSP
10 7 (0.67%) SOAP
10 7 (0.67%) XSL
11 6 (0.57%) XSLT
11 6 (0.57%) JSON
12 5 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.48%) RESTful
12 5 (0.48%) CSS3
12 5 (0.48%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 37 (3.54%) Management Information System
2 35 (3.35%) PMI
3 25 (2.39%) Computer Science
3 25 (2.39%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.20%) Social Media
4 23 (2.20%) Derivative
5 21 (2.01%) Equities
6 18 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (1.34%) Blog
7 14 (1.34%) Market Risk
8 12 (1.15%) Online Games
8 12 (1.15%) New Media
8 12 (1.15%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.05%) Open Source
9 11 (1.05%) Credit Risk
9 11 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (0.96%) FMCG
10 10 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.86%) SWIFT
12 7 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (4.41%) Windows
2 34 (3.26%) Linux
3 30 (2.87%) UNIX
4 28 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.72%) Android
6 9 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.86%) Solaris
7 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.48%) AIX
11 2 (0.19%) HPUX
12 1 (0.096%) pSOS
12 1 (0.096%) SUSE
12 1 (0.096%) Debian
12 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.096%) CentOS
12 1 (0.096%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (23.47%) PRINCE2
2 185 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 111 (10.63%) Business Analysis
4 106 (10.15%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (10.06%) ITIL
6 74 (7.09%) Change Management
7 68 (6.51%) Scrum
8 67 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 65 (6.23%) CRM
10 61 (5.84%) Migration
10 61 (5.84%) Risk Management
11 53 (5.08%) Programme Management
12 51 (4.89%) Project Planning
13 41 (3.93%) Analytics
14 40 (3.83%) Waterfall
14 40 (3.83%) Change Control
15 38 (3.64%) E-Commerce
16 37 (3.54%) Service Management
16 37 (3.54%) PRINCE
17 35 (3.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (7.85%) SQL
2 46 (4.41%) Java
3 21 (2.01%) JavaScript
4 18 (1.72%) Python
5 16 (1.53%) PHP
5 16 (1.53%) C#
6 14 (1.34%) C
7 11 (1.05%) VBA
8 10 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.86%) Perl
9 9 (0.86%) Ruby
10 8 (0.77%) Objective-C
11 7 (0.67%) C++
11 7 (0.67%) PHP5
12 4 (0.38%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.29%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.19%) Groovy
14 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 115 (11.02%) Degree
2 64 (6.13%) PMI Certification
3 50 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 47 (4.50%) PMP
5 31 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.20%) ISEB
7 17 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.77%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.48%) APMP
12 5 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.38%) MCSE
13 4 (0.38%) CCNP
14 3 (0.29%) CCIE
14 3 (0.29%) CISSP
14 3 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.46%) QA
2 11 (1.05%) EMIR
3 9 (0.86%) SLA
4 8 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.67%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.57%) Basel III
7 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) P3O
8 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.096%) vSphere
5 1 (0.096%) vCloud
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.096%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.096%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
1 12 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.57%) SCCM
3 4 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.19%) Control-M
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.096%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.096%) Nagios
6 1 (0.096%) Sun Identity Manager
6 1 (0.096%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.096%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.096%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 124 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.27%) SAP
2 55 (5.27%) Oracle
3 28 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (2.30%) Cisco
5 15 (1.44%) Lotus
6 14 (1.34%) IBM
7 13 (1.25%) Adobe
8 11 (1.05%) HP
8 11 (1.05%) CheckPoint
9 10 (0.96%) Citrix
10 9 (0.86%) Juniper
10 9 (0.86%) VMware
11 8 (0.77%) Zend
11 8 (0.77%) Sybase
12 7 (0.67%) Informatica
12 7 (0.67%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.67%) hybris
13 6 (0.57%) Google
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