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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 21 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 281 503 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.00% 9.20% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 11.22% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 383 372
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £320 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £28.75 £17.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.11% -53.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +9.27%
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
3034 4482 4708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.36% 81.95% 79.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2436 3543 3495
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 47
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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.

1 270 (47.37%) Finance
2 166 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (21.23%) PRINCE2
5 114 (20.00%) Banking
6 70 (12.28%) Change Management
7 66 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (11.40%) Degree
9 59 (10.35%) ITIL
9 59 (10.35%) MS Excel
10 58 (10.18%) Business Analysis
11 56 (9.82%) Microsoft
12 54 (9.47%) Migration
13 51 (8.95%) PMP
13 51 (8.95%) SQL
14 47 (8.25%) Risk Management
14 47 (8.25%) Programme Management
15 44 (7.72%) PMI Certification
15 44 (7.72%) Scrum
15 44 (7.72%) Retail
15 44 (7.72%) Waterfall
16 42 (7.37%) SDLC
16 42 (7.37%) Investment Banking
17 41 (7.19%) Asset Management
18 40 (7.02%) Financial Institution
19 38 (6.67%) MS Project
20 37 (6.49%) Marketing
21 34 (5.96%) Data Centre
22 33 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
22 33 (5.79%) Legal

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 26 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.28%) Confluence
3 10 (1.75%) Apache
4 7 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.05%) CMS
5 6 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.53%) IIS
8 3 (0.53%) SAS
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.18%) Documentum
10 1 (0.18%) GemFire
Applications
1 59 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.67%) MS Project
3 22 (3.86%) MS Office
3 22 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.05%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) InDesign
7 2 (0.35%) InVision
7 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.70%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.70%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.35%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.35%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) HFM
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) RMDS
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.28%) PaaS
2 12 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.11%) Office 365
3 11 (1.93%) IaaS
4 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.70%) SaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.35%) Apcera
7 2 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.68%) Firewall
2 19 (3.33%) Intranet
3 16 (2.81%) WAN
4 14 (2.46%) LAN
5 13 (2.28%) DNS
6 12 (2.11%) Network Security
7 10 (1.75%) HTTP
7 10 (1.75%) LDAP
8 9 (1.58%) Internet
8 9 (1.58%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.40%) DHCP
9 8 (1.40%) Wireless
10 7 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (1.23%) VoIP
11 6 (1.05%) BIG-IP
11 6 (1.05%) MPLS
11 6 (1.05%) SMS
12 5 (0.88%) WAAS
12 5 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.11%) Big Data
2 12 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.40%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.53%) KDB
7 3 (0.53%) MySQL
7 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.33%) JIRA
2 7 (1.23%) Axure RP
2 7 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.35%) Subversion
8 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.18%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.18%) Toad
8 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 270 (47.37%) Finance
2 114 (20.00%) Banking
3 44 (7.72%) Retail
4 42 (7.37%) Investment Banking
5 40 (7.02%) Financial Institution
6 37 (6.49%) Marketing
7 33 (5.79%) Legal
8 24 (4.21%) Front Office
9 19 (3.33%) Telecoms
10 17 (2.98%) Advertising
11 16 (2.81%) Back Office
12 14 (2.46%) Law
13 13 (2.28%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.88%) French Language
15 3 (0.53%) Games
15 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.53%) Publishing
15 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.35%) Automotive
16 2 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 243 (42.63%) Project Manager
2 70 (12.28%) Analyst
3 55 (9.65%) Business Analyst
4 46 (8.07%) IT Manager
5 37 (6.49%) IT Project Manager
6 31 (5.44%) Senior Manager
7 29 (5.09%) Senior Project Manager
8 24 (4.21%) Consultant
8 24 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
9 20 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 18 (3.16%) Banking Project Manager
10 18 (3.16%) Programme Manager
11 15 (2.63%) Architect
11 15 (2.63%) Risk Manager
12 13 (2.28%) Technical Manager
13 12 (2.11%) Developer
13 12 (2.11%) Digital Project Manager
14 11 (1.93%) Agile Project Manager
14 11 (1.93%) Security Manager
14 11 (1.93%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.04%) HTML
2 18 (3.16%) XML
3 12 (2.11%) CSS
4 11 (1.93%) .NET
5 10 (1.75%) Ajax
6 7 (1.23%) Web Services
7 6 (1.05%) J2EE
8 5 (0.88%) JSP
8 5 (0.88%) Servlets
9 3 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.53%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.53%) Middleware
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.53%) RESTful
10 2 (0.35%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.35%) HTML5
11 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.18%) Java EE
11 1 (0.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.96%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.56%) Fixed Income
5 22 (3.86%) User Experience
6 21 (3.68%) Equities
7 20 (3.51%) Hedge funds
7 20 (3.51%) PMI
8 18 (3.16%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.75%) Derivative
11 9 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.58%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.40%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.40%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.05%) Copywriting
13 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.05%) Fintech
13 6 (1.05%) Psychology
13 6 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.21%) Windows
2 17 (2.98%) Linux
3 15 (2.63%) Unix
3 15 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.70%) Android
6 4 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.53%) VMS
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 121 (21.23%) PRINCE2
4 70 (12.28%) Change Management
5 59 (10.35%) ITIL
6 58 (10.18%) Business Analysis
7 54 (9.47%) Migration
8 47 (8.25%) Programme Management
8 47 (8.25%) Risk Management
9 44 (7.72%) Scrum
9 44 (7.72%) Waterfall
10 42 (7.37%) SDLC
11 41 (7.19%) Asset Management
12 33 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (5.44%) Software Engineering
14 30 (5.26%) Service Management
15 28 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (4.39%) CRM
16 25 (4.39%) Service Delivery
17 24 (4.21%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.95%) SQL
2 27 (4.74%) Java
3 18 (3.16%) Perl
4 17 (2.98%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.93%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.75%) Python
7 8 (1.40%) C++
7 8 (1.40%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.23%) Ruby
9 5 (0.88%) C
10 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.53%) C#
10 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.18%) COBOL
12 1 (0.18%) Scala
12 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (11.40%) Degree
2 51 (8.95%) PMP
3 44 (7.72%) PMI Certification
4 23 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 21 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 12 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.23%) APMP
9 7 (1.23%) ISEB
10 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.88%) CCNP
11 5 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.88%) MCSE
11 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.70%) CCNA
12 4 (0.70%) CISSP
13 3 (0.53%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.16%) QA
2 10 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.58%) MiFID
3 9 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.40%) SEPA
5 7 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.35%) SLA
9 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.18%) EMIR
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.18%) P3O
9 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 27 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (0.88%) Docker
4 5 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.70%) UAG
5 4 (0.70%) XenApp
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.53%) XenServer
7 2 (0.35%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.18%) KVM
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.58%) Ansible
1 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.58%) Puppet
2 6 (1.05%) Salt
3 5 (0.88%) SCOM
4 4 (0.70%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.70%) IBM BigFix
4 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (0.53%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.35%) Mesos
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.35%) SCCM
6 2 (0.35%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.18%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 56 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.44%) Oracle
3 25 (4.39%) Cisco
4 18 (3.16%) VMware
5 16 (2.81%) Citrix
6 13 (2.28%) CheckPoint
6 13 (2.28%) IBM
7 11 (1.93%) SAP
8 10 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.58%) F5
9 9 (1.58%) Palo Alto
10 8 (1.40%) ION Trading
10 8 (1.40%) Juniper
11 7 (1.23%) Adobe
11 7 (1.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 7 (1.23%) WorldPay
12 6 (1.05%) Tableau
13 5 (0.88%) Riverbed
13 5 (0.88%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.88%) Tufin
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