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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 18 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 287 548 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.56% 9.72% 9.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.08% 12.13% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 412 419
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £21.78 £23.62 £38.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £30.70 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.60% -12.28%
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
2848 4518 4846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.94% 80.18% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 3554 3658
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £95.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 261 (44.54%) Finance
2 148 (25.26%) PRINCE2
3 145 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (19.28%) Banking
5 104 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (12.46%) Change Management
7 60 (10.24%) Degree
8 59 (10.07%) Microsoft
9 55 (9.39%) ITIL
10 54 (9.22%) PMI Certification
10 54 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (8.70%) Migration
12 50 (8.53%) Business Analysis
13 49 (8.36%) MS Excel
14 47 (8.02%) Risk Management
15 46 (7.85%) Scrum
15 46 (7.85%) SDLC
16 40 (6.83%) Investment Banking
16 40 (6.83%) SQL
17 39 (6.66%) PMP
17 39 (6.66%) Programme Management
18 38 (6.48%) Retail
19 35 (5.97%) Oracle
19 35 (5.97%) Waterfall
20 33 (5.63%) Windows
20 33 (5.63%) Financial Institution
20 33 (5.63%) Asset Management
21 32 (5.46%) MS Project
21 32 (5.46%) Security Cleared
22 31 (5.29%) User Experience

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.05%) CMS
3 8 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (1.19%) Confluence
4 7 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (0.68%) IIS
6 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.34%) Apache
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.34%) WordPress
8 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.46%) MS Project
3 30 (5.12%) MS Office
4 28 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (3.58%) Photoshop
6 14 (2.39%) MS Visio
7 13 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (1.71%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.34%) InDesign
10 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) assyst
1 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.51%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP SCM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.17%) Aligne
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.05%) Office 365
2 7 (1.19%) PaaS
3 6 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.68%) IaaS
4 4 (0.68%) SaaS
5 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.22%) WAN
2 12 (2.05%) Intranet
3 11 (1.88%) Firewall
4 9 (1.54%) LAN
5 6 (1.02%) Wireless
6 5 (0.85%) Network Security
6 5 (0.85%) VoIP
7 4 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.68%) DNS
7 4 (0.68%) HTTP
7 4 (0.68%) Internet
7 4 (0.68%) LDAP
7 4 (0.68%) MPLS
8 3 (0.51%) Extranet
8 3 (0.51%) WebEx
8 3 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.34%) DHCP
9 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.37%) Big Data
4 8 (1.37%) MySQL
4 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.51%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.39%) JIRA
2 8 (1.37%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.34%) Subversion
6 2 (0.34%) Toad
7 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.17%) git-flow
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.17%) ProC
7 1 (0.17%) PVCS
7 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 261 (44.54%) Finance
2 113 (19.28%) Banking
3 40 (6.83%) Investment Banking
4 38 (6.48%) Retail
5 33 (5.63%) Financial Institution
6 27 (4.61%) Legal
6 27 (4.61%) Marketing
7 24 (4.10%) Advertising
8 22 (3.75%) Law
9 20 (3.41%) Telecoms
10 18 (3.07%) Front Office
11 15 (2.56%) Games
12 11 (1.88%) Electronics
13 10 (1.71%) Back Office
14 9 (1.54%) Publishing
15 7 (1.19%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.17%) Billing
17 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 271 (46.25%) Project Manager
2 69 (11.77%) Analyst
3 50 (8.53%) Business Analyst
3 50 (8.53%) Senior Manager
4 46 (7.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 39 (6.66%) IT Manager
6 31 (5.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 30 (5.12%) IT Project Manager
8 25 (4.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 21 (3.58%) Architect
10 19 (3.24%) Consultant
11 18 (3.07%) Digital Project Manager
12 17 (2.90%) Banking Project Manager
13 15 (2.56%) Developer
13 15 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
13 15 (2.56%) Programme Manager
14 14 (2.39%) Agile Project Manager
14 14 (2.39%) Designer
14 14 (2.39%) Technical Manager
15 13 (2.22%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.92%) HTML
2 20 (3.41%) XML
3 13 (2.22%) CSS
4 12 (2.05%) .NET
5 9 (1.54%) HTML5
5 9 (1.54%) JSP
6 8 (1.37%) J2EE
7 7 (1.19%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.19%) Servlets
7 7 (1.19%) Web Services
8 5 (0.85%) jQuery
8 5 (0.85%) RESTful
9 4 (0.68%) XHTML
10 3 (0.51%) Ajax
10 3 (0.51%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.51%) SOAP
10 3 (0.51%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.29%) User Experience
3 25 (4.27%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.75%) PMI
5 20 (3.41%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.39%) Derivative
8 12 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.71%) Market Risk
10 9 (1.54%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.37%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.37%) Equities
11 8 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.19%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.19%) NHS
12 7 (1.19%) Reinsurance
12 7 (1.19%) Social Media
13 6 (1.02%) Psychology
14 5 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.63%) Windows
2 20 (3.41%) Windows Server
3 15 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.71%) Unix
5 10 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.37%) Linux
7 6 (1.02%) Android
8 5 (0.85%) Solaris
9 4 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.51%) VMS
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.34%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (25.26%) PRINCE2
2 145 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (12.46%) Change Management
5 55 (9.39%) ITIL
6 51 (8.70%) Migration
7 50 (8.53%) Business Analysis
8 47 (8.02%) Risk Management
9 46 (7.85%) Scrum
9 46 (7.85%) SDLC
10 39 (6.66%) Programme Management
11 35 (5.97%) Waterfall
12 33 (5.63%) Asset Management
13 31 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (5.12%) Service Management
15 25 (4.27%) Agile Project Management
16 23 (3.92%) Project Planning
16 23 (3.92%) Service Delivery
17 22 (3.75%) Analytics
17 22 (3.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (6.83%) SQL
2 26 (4.44%) Java
3 12 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.88%) C#
5 7 (1.19%) PHP
6 6 (1.02%) Perl
6 6 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.85%) Python
8 3 (0.51%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.34%) C
9 2 (0.34%) C++
9 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.34%) Ruby
9 2 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) AWK
10 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.17%) sed
10 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (10.24%) Degree
2 54 (9.22%) PMI Certification
3 39 (6.66%) PMP
4 32 (5.46%) Security Cleared
5 26 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (2.73%) DV Cleared
7 13 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (2.05%) ISEB
9 8 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.19%) APMP
10 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.68%) CIPD
12 3 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.51%) CLAS
13 2 (0.34%) CCNA
13 2 (0.34%) CCNP
13 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.34%) MCSE
13 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.24%) SEPA
2 18 (3.07%) QA
3 11 (1.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.88%) MiFID
4 8 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.37%) SLA
5 6 (1.02%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.85%) EMIR
6 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.68%) UCITS
8 3 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.34%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.17%) COBIT
10 1 (0.17%) FATCA
10 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.17%) P3O
10 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.51%) Docker
4 3 (0.51%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.51%) XenServer
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.34%) UAG
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.34%) Xen
5 2 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.19%) SCOM
2 3 (0.51%) Ansible
2 3 (0.51%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.34%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (0.34%) Mesos
3 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) SCCM
3 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.17%) EnCase
4 1 (0.17%) FTK
4 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.97%) Oracle
3 17 (2.90%) SAP
3 17 (2.90%) VMware
4 16 (2.73%) Cisco
5 13 (2.22%) Citrix
6 12 (2.05%) Adobe
7 11 (1.88%) IBM
7 11 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.19%) BEA
8 7 (1.19%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.19%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.85%) HP
9 5 (0.85%) NetApp
9 5 (0.85%) Siebel
10 4 (0.68%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.68%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.68%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.68%) Symantec
10 4 (0.68%) Veritas
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Incisive
Rate: From £650 to £700 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £513.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £600 - £870 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City. London
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: 375-425 GBP/day negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago