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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 16 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 318 512 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.11% 9.33% 9.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.74% 11.58% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 383 406
Median daily rate £493 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £20.38 £23.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% -31.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £23.00 £26.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £80.60 £37.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
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
2961 4422 5053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.87% 80.58% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2400 3441 3719
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 49
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.16 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 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 3 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.

1 244 (40.73%) Finance
2 149 (24.87%) PRINCE2
3 143 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (21.04%) Banking
5 103 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 70 (11.69%) Change Management
7 63 (10.52%) Microsoft
8 62 (10.35%) Degree
9 59 (9.85%) Business Analysis
10 56 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (9.18%) MS Excel
12 51 (8.51%) Migration
13 49 (8.18%) ITIL
13 49 (8.18%) Investment Banking
14 48 (8.01%) PMI Certification
14 48 (8.01%) Scrum
14 48 (8.01%) SDLC
15 46 (7.68%) Risk Management
16 39 (6.51%) Retail
17 38 (6.34%) MS Project
18 37 (6.18%) SQL
19 36 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (6.01%) Waterfall
20 35 (5.84%) MS Office
20 35 (5.84%) SQL Server
20 35 (5.84%) Windows
20 35 (5.84%) Programme Management
20 35 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
21 32 (5.34%) Oracle
21 32 (5.34%) 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 19 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.00%) CMS
3 8 (1.34%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (1.17%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.00%) Confluence
6 4 (0.67%) EPiServer CMS
6 4 (0.67%) IIS
7 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.17%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) GemFire
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.17%) Moodle
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.34%) MS Project
3 35 (5.84%) MS Office
3 35 (5.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 21 (3.51%) Photoshop
5 13 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (1.67%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) assyst
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.50%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.33%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.33%) Summit
3 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.00%) Office 365
2 6 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.00%) PaaS
3 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.67%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.84%) WAN
2 9 (1.50%) Firewall
3 8 (1.34%) Intranet
3 8 (1.34%) LAN
4 6 (1.00%) Wireless
5 5 (0.83%) VoIP
6 4 (0.67%) MPLS
6 4 (0.67%) Network Security
7 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.50%) Extranet
7 3 (0.50%) HTTP
7 3 (0.50%) Internet
7 3 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (0.33%) DNS
8 2 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.33%) SAN
8 2 (0.33%) VPN
8 2 (0.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.34%) Big Data
5 8 (1.34%) MySQL
5 8 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.50%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (2.17%) JIRA
2 7 (1.17%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.50%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.33%) Subversion
5 2 (0.33%) Toad
6 1 (0.17%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) MSI
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.17%) ProC
6 1 (0.17%) PVCS
6 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 244 (40.73%) Finance
2 126 (21.04%) Banking
3 49 (8.18%) Investment Banking
4 39 (6.51%) Retail
5 31 (5.18%) Financial Institution
6 28 (4.67%) Legal
7 27 (4.51%) Advertising
8 25 (4.17%) Telecoms
9 24 (4.01%) Marketing
10 22 (3.67%) Front Office
10 22 (3.67%) Law
11 13 (2.17%) Games
12 12 (2.00%) Electronics
13 11 (1.84%) Publishing
14 9 (1.50%) Back Office
15 8 (1.34%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
18 1 (0.17%) Billing
18 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 278 (46.41%) Project Manager
2 95 (15.86%) Analyst
3 67 (11.19%) Business Analyst
4 53 (8.85%) Senior Manager
5 49 (8.18%) Senior Project Manager
6 39 (6.51%) IT Manager
7 32 (5.34%) Infrastructure Manager
7 32 (5.34%) IT Project Manager
8 26 (4.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 22 (3.67%) Consultant
10 20 (3.34%) Digital Project Manager
11 19 (3.17%) Architect
11 19 (3.17%) Business Manager
12 16 (2.67%) Business Project Manager
13 15 (2.50%) Developer
13 15 (2.50%) Project Analyst
13 15 (2.50%) Risk Manager
13 15 (2.50%) Technical Manager
14 14 (2.34%) Agile Project Manager
14 14 (2.34%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.84%) HTML
2 19 (3.17%) XML
3 13 (2.17%) .NET
4 11 (1.84%) CSS
5 10 (1.67%) JSP
6 9 (1.50%) HTML5
7 8 (1.34%) Web Services
8 7 (1.17%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.17%) J2EE
8 7 (1.17%) Servlets
9 5 (0.83%) jQuery
9 5 (0.83%) RESTful
9 5 (0.83%) SOAP
10 4 (0.67%) XHTML
11 3 (0.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.50%) JMS
11 3 (0.50%) JSON
11 3 (0.50%) REST
11 3 (0.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.34%) User Experience
3 25 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.84%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.51%) PMI
6 18 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.01%) Hedge funds
7 17 (2.84%) Derivative
8 12 (2.00%) Equities
9 11 (1.84%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.50%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.50%) NHS
11 9 (1.50%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.34%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.17%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.17%) Reinsurance
14 6 (1.00%) Psychology
14 6 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.84%) Windows
2 21 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 15 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (1.67%) Unix
4 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.17%) Android
5 7 (1.17%) Linux
6 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.83%) Solaris
7 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.33%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.33%) VMS
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (24.87%) PRINCE2
2 143 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (11.69%) Change Management
5 59 (9.85%) Business Analysis
6 51 (8.51%) Migration
7 49 (8.18%) ITIL
8 48 (8.01%) Scrum
8 48 (8.01%) SDLC
9 46 (7.68%) Risk Management
10 36 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (6.01%) Waterfall
11 35 (5.84%) Programme Management
12 31 (5.18%) Asset Management
13 28 (4.67%) Service Management
14 27 (4.51%) Service Delivery
15 25 (4.17%) Analytics
16 23 (3.84%) Agile Project Management
17 22 (3.67%) Change Control
18 21 (3.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (6.18%) SQL
2 28 (4.67%) Java
3 13 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.00%) C#
5 9 (1.50%) PHP
6 7 (1.17%) Python
7 4 (0.67%) Perl
7 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.50%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.50%) Ruby
9 2 (0.33%) AWK
9 2 (0.33%) C
9 2 (0.33%) C++
9 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.33%) sed
9 2 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.33%) VB
9 2 (0.33%) VBA
9 2 (0.33%) XPath
10 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 62 (10.35%) Degree
2 48 (8.01%) PMI Certification
3 31 (5.18%) PMP
4 30 (5.01%) Security Cleared
5 27 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (2.84%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (2.17%) ISEB
9 7 (1.17%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.00%) APMP
10 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.50%) CLAS
12 3 (0.50%) IIBA
13 2 (0.33%) CCNA
13 2 (0.33%) CCNP
13 2 (0.33%) CIPD
13 2 (0.33%) MCSE
13 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.34%) SEPA
2 15 (2.50%) QA
3 14 (2.34%) MiFID
4 11 (1.84%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (1.34%) SLA
7 6 (1.00%) EMIR
8 5 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.83%) UCITS
9 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.67%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.33%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.33%) FATCA
11 1 (0.17%) COBIT
11 1 (0.17%) GCP
11 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.17%) P3O
11 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.50%) XenServer
5 2 (0.33%) Docker
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.33%) UAG
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.33%) Xen
5 2 (0.33%) 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 6 (1.00%) SCOM
2 2 (0.33%) Ansible
2 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.33%) IBM BigFix
2 2 (0.33%) Mesos
2 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (0.33%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.17%) EnCase
3 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.17%) FTK
3 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Salt
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.34%) Oracle
3 18 (3.01%) SAP
4 17 (2.84%) VMware
5 13 (2.17%) Cisco
5 13 (2.17%) IBM
6 12 (2.00%) Citrix
7 9 (1.50%) Adobe
7 9 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.17%) BEA
8 7 (1.17%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.00%) ION Trading
10 5 (0.83%) Murex
10 5 (0.83%) NetApp
10 5 (0.83%) Siebel
10 5 (0.83%) WorldPay
11 4 (0.67%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.67%) HP
11 4 (0.67%) hybris
11 4 (0.67%) Veritas
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £520 - £540 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £410.00 - £440.00 per day + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 6 month term
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 27 days ago