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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 540 520 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.34% 9.02% 9.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 11.67% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 376 459
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £26.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% +37.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £36.50 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £36.50 £27.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -11.53%
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
4570 4457 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.08% 77.34% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3609 3320 4120
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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.

1 443 (42.07%) Finance
2 226 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (21.37%) Banking
4 223 (21.18%) PRINCE2
5 170 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 126 (11.97%) Microsoft
7 121 (11.49%) MS Excel
8 103 (9.78%) SQL
9 98 (9.31%) Change Management
9 98 (9.31%) Degree
9 98 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
10 97 (9.21%) ITIL
11 92 (8.74%) Migration
12 90 (8.55%) Business Analysis
13 82 (7.79%) MS Office
14 80 (7.60%) Windows
15 79 (7.50%) PMI Certification
16 78 (7.41%) MS Project
17 75 (7.12%) Oracle
18 74 (7.03%) Investment Banking
19 72 (6.84%) Scrum
20 70 (6.65%) Waterfall
21 67 (6.36%) SQL Server
22 66 (6.27%) Project Planning
23 65 (6.17%) SDLC
24 59 (5.60%) SharePoint
25 58 (5.51%) Linux
26 57 (5.41%) Risk Management
27 54 (5.13%) PMP
28 53 (5.03%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 59 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.61%) Lync
4 14 (1.33%) CMS
5 13 (1.23%) Apache
6 10 (0.95%) Confluence
7 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.57%) SAS
8 6 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.38%) Node.js
10 4 (0.38%) Documentum
11 3 (0.28%) IIS
11 3 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 121 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 82 (7.79%) MS Office
3 78 (7.41%) MS Project
4 52 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (4.75%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.14%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.47%) Mingle
8 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.19%) InDesign
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.095%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.095%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) SAP SRM
2 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.38%) Summit
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.28%) Global One
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.28%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.28%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.90%) Office 365
2 15 (1.42%) SaaS
3 7 (0.66%) Yammer
4 5 (0.47%) IaaS
4 5 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.38%) PaaS
5 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.19%) Taleo
6 2 (0.19%) Heroku
6 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.095%) GitHub
7 1 (0.095%) Veeva
7 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.095%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.75%) Firewall
2 22 (2.09%) LAN
3 19 (1.80%) WAN
4 16 (1.52%) SAN
5 15 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.23%) Intranet
7 12 (1.14%) OSPF
7 12 (1.14%) LDAP
8 11 (1.04%) VLAN
8 11 (1.04%) MPLS
9 10 (0.95%) VoIP
9 10 (0.95%) VPN
10 8 (0.76%) SSL
10 8 (0.76%) BGP
10 8 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.76%) NAS
10 8 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (0.76%) Multicast
11 7 (0.66%) Wireless
11 7 (0.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 23 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.99%) MySQL
7 17 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.33%) Big Data
9 11 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.85%) QlikView
10 9 (0.85%) DTS
11 8 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.76%) EDRMS
12 7 (0.66%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.57%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.47%) DB2
14 5 (0.47%) MS Access
14 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (1.80%) JIRA
2 15 (1.42%) Subversion
3 11 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.95%) Mercurial
4 10 (0.95%) Redmine
4 10 (0.95%) FogBugz
4 10 (0.95%) Trac
5 9 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.66%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.57%) Selenium
7 6 (0.57%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.38%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.38%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.28%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.19%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.19%) SonarQube
General
1 443 (42.07%) Finance
2 225 (21.37%) Banking
3 74 (7.03%) Investment Banking
4 53 (5.03%) Retail
5 46 (4.37%) Marketing
6 38 (3.61%) Telecoms
7 33 (3.13%) Front Office
8 32 (3.04%) Advertising
9 24 (2.28%) Legal
10 20 (1.90%) Back Office
11 19 (1.80%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.52%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.23%) Law
14 9 (0.85%) Billing
15 8 (0.76%) Publishing
15 8 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.66%) German Language
17 6 (0.57%) Games
18 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 410 (38.94%) Project Manager
2 172 (16.33%) Analyst
3 120 (11.40%) Business Analyst
4 53 (5.03%) Architect
4 53 (5.03%) Developer
5 45 (4.27%) Consultant
6 39 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
7 32 (3.04%) Infrastructure Manager
8 29 (2.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 28 (2.66%) Programme Manager
9 28 (2.66%) Business Manager
10 27 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
11 26 (2.47%) Senior Manager
12 24 (2.28%) Digital Project Manager
13 20 (1.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 19 (1.80%) Senior Project Manager
15 18 (1.71%) Change Manager
15 18 (1.71%) Technical Manager
16 16 (1.52%) Solutions Architect
16 16 (1.52%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.84%) HTML
2 47 (4.46%) .NET
3 40 (3.80%) Middleware
4 35 (3.32%) XML
5 25 (2.37%) Web Services
6 21 (1.99%) CSS
7 17 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 13 (1.23%) HTML5
9 11 (1.04%) J2EE
10 10 (0.95%) JSP
10 10 (0.95%) SOAP
11 9 (0.85%) XSL
11 9 (0.85%) Ajax
12 8 (0.76%) JRules
12 8 (0.76%) Symfony
12 8 (0.76%) jQuery
12 8 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.66%) CSS3
13 7 (0.66%) JSON
14 6 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 41 (3.89%) User Experience
4 40 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 36 (3.42%) PMI
6 34 (3.23%) NHS
7 19 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 18 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.61%) Derivative
10 16 (1.52%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.23%) Equities
11 13 (1.23%) SWIFT
11 13 (1.23%) CMDB
12 12 (1.14%) Credit Risk
12 12 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
13 11 (1.04%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.85%) Clustering
14 9 (0.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.60%) Windows
2 58 (5.51%) Linux
3 40 (3.80%) UNIX
4 16 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 14 (1.33%) Solaris
6 12 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 11 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.95%) Android
8 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.85%) AIX
10 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.095%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.095%) VMS
13 1 (0.095%) NetWare
13 1 (0.095%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (21.18%) PRINCE2
3 170 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (9.31%) Change Management
5 97 (9.21%) ITIL
6 92 (8.74%) Migration
7 90 (8.55%) Business Analysis
8 72 (6.84%) Scrum
9 70 (6.65%) Waterfall
10 66 (6.27%) Project Planning
11 65 (6.17%) SDLC
12 57 (5.41%) Risk Management
13 51 (4.84%) Programme Management
14 49 (4.65%) CRM
15 45 (4.27%) Service Delivery
16 39 (3.70%) Analytics
17 38 (3.61%) Change Control
18 37 (3.51%) Service Management
19 35 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (9.78%) SQL
2 45 (4.27%) Java
3 36 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (1.80%) C#
5 18 (1.71%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.52%) Python
6 16 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.33%) VBA
7 14 (1.33%) PHP
8 13 (1.23%) Perl
9 10 (0.95%) PHP5
10 9 (0.85%) VB
11 7 (0.66%) C
12 6 (0.57%) Ruby
13 5 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.47%) BeanShell
13 5 (0.47%) COBOL
13 5 (0.47%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.47%) VBScript
14 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (9.31%) Degree
2 79 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 54 (5.13%) PMP
4 31 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 28 (2.66%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.52%) ISEB
8 16 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 15 (1.42%) MCSE
10 14 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.04%) CCNP
12 10 (0.95%) CCNA
13 9 (0.85%) CCIE
13 9 (0.85%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.85%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.66%) APMP
15 6 (0.57%) MCITP
15 6 (0.57%) CISSP
16 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.75%) QA
2 22 (2.09%) SLA
3 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.85%) COBIT
4 8 (0.76%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.76%) EMIR
5 6 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.38%) FATCA
7 4 (0.38%) MiFID
7 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.38%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.28%) BS7799
8 3 (0.28%) P3O
8 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.095%) Basel II
10 1 (0.095%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.095%) UCITS
System Software
1 29 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.57%) vSphere
4 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.28%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.28%) KVM
6 3 (0.28%) Docker
6 3 (0.28%) XenApp
6 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.19%) Varnish
7 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.19%) Squid
8 1 (0.095%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.095%) Firmware
8 1 (0.095%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.61%) Puppet
2 10 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.47%) SCCM
5 4 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.38%) Control-M
5 4 (0.38%) OPNET
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.28%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.19%) CA LISA
7 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.095%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 75 (7.12%) Oracle
3 36 (3.42%) SAP
4 34 (3.23%) Cisco
5 33 (3.13%) VMware
6 31 (2.94%) HP
7 25 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (2.18%) IBM
9 22 (2.09%) WorldPay
10 17 (1.61%) Citrix
11 13 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.14%) Bloomberg
12 12 (1.14%) Sybase
13 11 (1.04%) Cognos
14 10 (0.95%) Juniper
14 10 (0.95%) Reuters
15 9 (0.85%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.85%) Adobe
16 8 (0.76%) webMethods
16 8 (0.76%) Remedy
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £280 to £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 8 days ago