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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 15 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 513 562 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.36% 8.98% 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.08% 11.63% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 400 414
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £31.90 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.89% -76.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -6.08%
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
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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.

1 359 (41.17%) Finance
2 180 (20.64%) PRINCE2
3 176 (20.18%) Banking
4 169 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 103 (11.81%) Microsoft
7 84 (9.63%) ITIL
8 81 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
9 79 (9.06%) SQL
9 79 (9.06%) Change Management
10 77 (8.83%) Business Analysis
11 72 (8.26%) MS Excel
12 70 (8.03%) Degree
13 67 (7.68%) PMI Certification
13 67 (7.68%) Migration
14 61 (7.00%) Oracle
15 59 (6.77%) MS Office
16 58 (6.65%) MS Project
17 55 (6.31%) Windows
18 51 (5.85%) SQL Server
18 51 (5.85%) Retail
18 51 (5.85%) Waterfall
19 50 (5.73%) Investment Banking
20 48 (5.50%) SharePoint
21 45 (5.16%) Scrum
22 44 (5.05%) Risk Management
22 44 (5.05%) Service Delivery
22 44 (5.05%) .NET
22 44 (5.05%) PMP
22 44 (5.05%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 48 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.83%) Lync
4 12 (1.38%) CMS
5 7 (0.80%) Apache
6 6 (0.69%) Confluence
7 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.46%) Documentum
8 4 (0.46%) IIS
8 4 (0.46%) Node.js
8 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.34%) SAS
10 2 (0.23%) FileNet
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 72 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 59 (6.77%) MS Office
3 58 (6.65%) MS Project
4 37 (4.24%) MS Visio
5 31 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.11%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.34%) Global One
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.23%) Agresso
5 2 (0.23%) Documaker
5 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.23%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.72%) SaaS
1 15 (1.72%) Office 365
2 6 (0.69%) IaaS
2 6 (0.69%) Yammer
3 5 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.34%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.11%) Taleo
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.29%) Firewall
2 17 (1.95%) SAN
3 14 (1.61%) LAN
4 13 (1.49%) WAN
5 12 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.15%) VLAN
7 9 (1.03%) Intranet
7 9 (1.03%) Internet
8 8 (0.92%) Wireless
8 8 (0.92%) NAS
9 7 (0.80%) SSL
10 6 (0.69%) OSPF
10 6 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (0.69%) Wireshark
11 5 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.57%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.57%) VoIP
11 5 (0.57%) VPN
11 5 (0.57%) DNS
12 4 (0.46%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.95%) Big Data
6 15 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.26%) QlikView
8 11 (1.26%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.92%) MySQL
10 7 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.80%) DB2
11 6 (0.69%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.57%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (1.03%) JIRA
2 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.46%) MSTest
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (0.34%) Moq
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.34%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.34%) Toad
5 3 (0.34%) Subversion
6 2 (0.23%) ERwin
6 2 (0.23%) MSI
6 2 (0.23%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.23%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.23%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.23%) Redmine
6 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.23%) FogBugz
6 2 (0.23%) Trac
General
1 359 (41.17%) Finance
2 176 (20.18%) Banking
3 51 (5.85%) Retail
4 50 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 38 (4.36%) Marketing
6 31 (3.56%) Legal
7 30 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.87%) Advertising
9 21 (2.41%) Retail Banking
10 20 (2.29%) Front Office
11 18 (2.06%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.83%) Back Office
13 14 (1.61%) Law
14 8 (0.92%) Billing
14 8 (0.92%) Publishing
14 8 (0.92%) Local Government
14 8 (0.92%) German Language
15 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 339 (38.88%) Project Manager
2 146 (16.74%) Analyst
3 100 (11.47%) Business Analyst
4 39 (4.47%) Developer
5 33 (3.78%) Consultant
5 33 (3.78%) Programme Manager
6 32 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 30 (3.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 29 (3.33%) Architect
9 26 (2.98%) IT Project Manager
10 24 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
10 24 (2.75%) Senior Manager
11 21 (2.41%) Technical Manager
12 20 (2.29%) Business Manager
13 19 (2.18%) Technical Project Manager
13 19 (2.18%) Senior Project Manager
14 14 (1.61%) Service Manager
15 13 (1.49%) Change Manager
15 13 (1.49%) Data Manager
16 12 (1.38%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.05%) .NET
2 41 (4.70%) HTML
3 24 (2.75%) XML
4 21 (2.41%) Middleware
4 21 (2.41%) ASP.NET
4 21 (2.41%) CSS
5 20 (2.29%) Web Services
6 16 (1.83%) Ajax
7 15 (1.72%) jQuery
8 13 (1.49%) HTML5
9 8 (0.92%) XSL
9 8 (0.92%) CSS3
9 8 (0.92%) WCF
10 6 (0.69%) JMS
10 6 (0.69%) SOAP
10 6 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.57%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.57%) Django
11 5 (0.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.56%) Management Information System
2 31 (3.56%) PMI
3 21 (2.41%) User Experience
4 15 (1.72%) NHS
5 14 (1.61%) Open Source
5 14 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.38%) SWIFT
7 11 (1.26%) CMDB
7 11 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.15%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (1.03%) Market Risk
10 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (0.92%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.80%) Derivative
11 7 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (0.80%) Equities
11 7 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.31%) Windows
2 37 (4.24%) UNIX
3 33 (3.78%) Linux
4 12 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.03%) Windows 8
6 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.46%) Solaris
9 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.46%) Android
10 3 (0.34%) VMS
11 2 (0.23%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.23%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (20.64%) PRINCE2
2 169 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (9.63%) ITIL
5 79 (9.06%) Change Management
6 77 (8.83%) Business Analysis
7 67 (7.68%) Migration
8 51 (5.85%) Waterfall
9 45 (5.16%) Scrum
10 44 (5.05%) Risk Management
10 44 (5.05%) Service Delivery
10 44 (5.05%) Project Planning
11 38 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (4.36%) Programme Management
12 37 (4.24%) CRM
13 36 (4.13%) Service Management
14 33 (3.78%) PRINCE
14 33 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (3.56%) Analytics
16 30 (3.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 79 (9.06%) SQL
2 33 (3.78%) JavaScript
3 24 (2.75%) C#
4 23 (2.64%) Java
5 11 (1.26%) Python
5 11 (1.26%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.15%) Perl
7 9 (1.03%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.03%) PHP
7 9 (1.03%) C
8 8 (0.92%) VBA
9 6 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.69%) VB
10 5 (0.57%) Ruby
11 4 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.46%) C++
11 4 (0.46%) COBOL
11 4 (0.46%) R
12 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (8.03%) Degree
2 67 (7.68%) PMI Certification
3 44 (5.05%) PMP
4 33 (3.78%) Security Cleared
5 23 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (1.26%) ISEB
9 10 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.92%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.80%) MCITP
11 7 (0.80%) MCSE
11 7 (0.80%) CCNA
12 6 (0.69%) CISSP
12 6 (0.69%) CCNP
13 4 (0.46%) MBA
14 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.24%) QA
2 17 (1.95%) SLA
3 9 (1.03%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.80%) PMBOK
5 5 (0.57%) FATCA
5 5 (0.57%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.46%) EMIR
7 3 (0.34%) MiFID
7 3 (0.34%) COBIT
7 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.34%) BS7799
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.11%) UCITS
9 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.46%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.23%) vSphere
4 2 (0.23%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.23%) XenApp
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.11%) XenServer
5 1 (0.11%) Varnish
5 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.69%) SCCM
2 4 (0.46%) OPNET
2 4 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.34%) SCOM
3 3 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.34%) Puppet
3 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.34%) Control-M
4 2 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.11%) Salt
5 1 (0.11%) Ansible
5 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 103 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.00%) Oracle
3 32 (3.67%) SAP
4 27 (3.10%) Cisco
5 20 (2.29%) VMware
5 20 (2.29%) IBM
6 18 (2.06%) HP
7 17 (1.95%) WorldPay
8 12 (1.38%) Citrix
9 11 (1.26%) Cognos
9 11 (1.26%) Reuters
10 10 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.92%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.92%) Remedy
11 8 (0.92%) F5
12 7 (0.80%) Adobe
12 7 (0.80%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.80%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.80%) BT
13 6 (0.69%) Red Hat
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