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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 475 637 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.03% 8.93% 10.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.50% 11.67% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 436 562
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £619 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £24.50 - £39.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 - £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 - £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
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
4524 5460 5743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.46% 76.55% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3423 4031 4257
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 93
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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
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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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.

1 362 (36.38%) Finance
2 237 (23.82%) Banking
3 223 (22.41%) PRINCE2
4 212 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 169 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 118 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 107 (10.75%) Investment Banking
8 106 (10.65%) Degree
9 101 (10.15%) Business Analysis
10 99 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
11 96 (9.65%) ITIL
12 89 (8.94%) MS Excel
13 81 (8.14%) SQL
14 79 (7.94%) MS Project
15 73 (7.34%) Change Management
16 70 (7.04%) Scrum
17 67 (6.73%) CRM
18 66 (6.63%) Retail
19 59 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
20 58 (5.83%) Risk Management
21 56 (5.63%) Legal
21 56 (5.63%) PMI Certification
22 55 (5.53%) QA
23 53 (5.33%) Migration
24 52 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
25 51 (5.13%) Marketing
26 50 (5.03%) Oracle
27 49 (4.92%) MS Office
27 49 (4.92%) SharePoint
27 49 (4.92%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 49 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.11%) CMS
3 15 (1.51%) IBM Notes
4 12 (1.21%) Apache
5 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (1.01%) SAS
6 8 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.70%) IIS
8 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.50%) Lync
10 4 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.30%) Confluence
11 3 (0.30%) Drupal
12 2 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 89 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 79 (7.94%) MS Project
3 52 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (4.92%) MS Office
5 27 (2.71%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.21%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.30%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.20%) SPSS
8 2 (0.20%) InDesign
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.10%) Mingle
9 1 (0.10%) FastStats
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 23 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.41%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.60%) BASE24
4 5 (0.50%) SAP FSCM
4 5 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
5 3 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.30%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.20%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.20%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.20%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.20%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) GitHub
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.10%) IaaS
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.71%) Firewall
2 17 (1.71%) Intranet
3 13 (1.31%) Internet
3 13 (1.31%) DNS
4 11 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.90%) Multicast
6 8 (0.80%) SAN
6 8 (0.80%) SSL
6 8 (0.80%) VPN
6 8 (0.80%) LAN
7 7 (0.70%) WAN
8 6 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (0.60%) Broadband
9 5 (0.50%) Wireless
9 5 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (0.50%) Network Security
10 4 (0.40%) NAS
10 4 (0.40%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.40%) MPLS
10 4 (0.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.01%) QlikView
3 16 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.51%) MySQL
5 13 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.90%) Big Data
7 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.50%) Base SAS
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.40%) MS Access
9 4 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.40%) OLTP
10 3 (0.30%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.30%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (1.71%) JIRA
2 14 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.41%) Subversion
3 9 (0.90%) Mercurial
4 8 (0.80%) FogBugz
4 8 (0.80%) Trac
4 8 (0.80%) Redmine
5 6 (0.60%) Selenium
6 5 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.50%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.40%) Xcode
8 3 (0.30%) JUnit
8 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.30%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.20%) Calabash
9 2 (0.20%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.20%) DbUnit
General
1 362 (36.38%) Finance
2 237 (23.82%) Banking
3 107 (10.75%) Investment Banking
4 66 (6.63%) Retail
5 56 (5.63%) Legal
6 51 (5.13%) Marketing
7 31 (3.12%) Front Office
8 29 (2.91%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.41%) Publishing
10 22 (2.21%) Advertising
11 18 (1.81%) Back Office
11 18 (1.81%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.61%) Retail Banking
13 15 (1.51%) Law
14 14 (1.41%) Games
15 11 (1.11%) Danish Language
16 5 (0.50%) Billing
16 5 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.40%) Local Government
17 4 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 428 (43.02%) Project Manager
2 180 (18.09%) Analyst
3 105 (10.55%) Business Analyst
4 56 (5.63%) Senior Manager
5 45 (4.52%) Senior Project Manager
6 44 (4.42%) Developer
7 39 (3.92%) Consultant
8 36 (3.62%) IT Project Manager
9 34 (3.42%) Programme Manager
10 29 (2.91%) Technical Manager
11 28 (2.81%) Architect
12 27 (2.71%) Agile Project Manager
12 27 (2.71%) Business Manager
13 24 (2.41%) Technical Project Manager
14 21 (2.11%) Infrastructure Manager
14 21 (2.11%) PMO Analyst
15 20 (2.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 18 (1.81%) Delivery Manager
17 16 (1.61%) PMO Manager
17 16 (1.61%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (3.52%) HTML
1 35 (3.52%) Web Services
2 33 (3.32%) XML
2 33 (3.32%) .NET
3 21 (2.11%) CSS
4 15 (1.51%) Middleware
5 11 (1.11%) HTML5
6 10 (1.01%) jQuery
6 10 (1.01%) XHTML
7 9 (0.90%) REST
8 8 (0.80%) XSL
9 7 (0.70%) XSLT
9 7 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.70%) RESTful
9 7 (0.70%) Mason
9 7 (0.70%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.60%) CSS3
10 6 (0.60%) FpML
10 6 (0.60%) JSP
11 5 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.22%) User Experience
4 31 (3.12%) PMI
5 28 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 27 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.51%) Social Media
8 21 (2.11%) Derivative
9 16 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.41%) Blog
10 14 (1.41%) Credit Risk
11 13 (1.31%) Equities
12 12 (1.21%) Market Risk
12 12 (1.21%) Online Games
12 12 (1.21%) Open Source
13 11 (1.11%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.11%) New Media
14 10 (1.01%) SWIFT
15 9 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.52%) Windows
2 31 (3.12%) Linux
3 30 (3.02%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.31%) UNIX
5 19 (1.91%) Android
6 9 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.70%) Solaris
8 6 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.60%) AIX
9 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.20%) HPUX
11 1 (0.10%) SUSE
11 1 (0.10%) Debian
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.10%) CentOS
11 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (22.41%) PRINCE2
2 212 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 101 (10.15%) Business Analysis
5 96 (9.65%) ITIL
6 73 (7.34%) Change Management
7 70 (7.04%) Scrum
8 67 (6.73%) CRM
9 59 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 58 (5.83%) Risk Management
11 53 (5.33%) Migration
12 49 (4.92%) Project Planning
12 49 (4.92%) Waterfall
13 43 (4.32%) Programme Management
14 42 (4.22%) Analytics
15 39 (3.92%) E-Commerce
16 33 (3.32%) Asset Management
16 33 (3.32%) Agile Project Management
16 33 (3.32%) Change Control
17 32 (3.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (8.14%) SQL
2 43 (4.32%) Java
3 24 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 20 (2.01%) C#
5 17 (1.71%) PHP
5 17 (1.71%) Python
6 12 (1.21%) VBA
6 12 (1.21%) C
7 11 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.80%) Ruby
8 8 (0.80%) PHP5
8 8 (0.80%) Objective-C
9 7 (0.70%) Perl
10 5 (0.50%) C++
11 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.30%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.30%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.20%) Groovy
13 2 (0.20%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (10.65%) Degree
2 56 (5.63%) PMI Certification
3 39 (3.92%) PMP
4 38 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 29 (2.91%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.11%) ISEB
7 15 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (1.41%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.70%) CCNP
11 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.60%) CISSP
12 6 (0.60%) CISA
13 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.40%) APMP
14 4 (0.40%) GIAC
14 4 (0.40%) CISM
15 3 (0.30%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.53%) QA
2 10 (1.01%) EMIR
3 8 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (0.80%) SLA
4 7 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.50%) Basel III
7 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.20%) FINREP
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.20%) FATCA
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.50%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.20%) XenApp
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.10%) NFS
6 1 (0.10%) vCloud
6 1 (0.10%) vSphere
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
1 11 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.50%) SCCM
4 3 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.20%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.20%) Control-M
5 2 (0.20%) Nagios
5 2 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 118 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.03%) Oracle
3 47 (4.72%) SAP
4 26 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.31%) Cisco
6 15 (1.51%) Lotus
7 13 (1.31%) CheckPoint
8 12 (1.21%) HP
8 12 (1.21%) Citrix
9 11 (1.11%) VMware
9 11 (1.11%) IBM
9 11 (1.11%) Adobe
10 9 (0.90%) Juniper
10 9 (0.90%) Zend
11 8 (0.80%) Informatica
12 7 (0.70%) Blue Coat
12 7 (0.70%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.70%) F5
13 6 (0.60%) Google
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