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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 20 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 270 428 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.90% 9.29% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.03% 11.02% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 331 338
Median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% +4.80%
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
2990 3883 4731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.45% 84.25% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 3087 3561
Median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £315
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 21 36 52
Median hourly rate £19.92 £21.25 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 265 (49.35%) Finance
2 153 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (20.48%) Banking
5 107 (19.93%) PRINCE2
6 65 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (11.55%) Change Management
8 61 (11.36%) ITIL
8 61 (11.36%) Degree
9 58 (10.80%) Business Analysis
10 54 (10.06%) MS Excel
11 51 (9.50%) Migration
12 50 (9.31%) SQL
13 48 (8.94%) Programme Management
14 47 (8.75%) Microsoft
14 47 (8.75%) PMP
15 44 (8.19%) Investment Banking
16 43 (8.01%) Retail
17 41 (7.64%) PMI Certification
18 38 (7.08%) Financial Institution
18 38 (7.08%) Risk Management
18 38 (7.08%) MS Project
19 37 (6.89%) Marketing
20 36 (6.70%) Waterfall
21 35 (6.52%) SDLC
21 35 (6.52%) Asset Management
21 35 (6.52%) Legal
22 34 (6.33%) Scrum
22 34 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
23 33 (6.15%) Data Centre

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 25 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.86%) Apache
2 10 (1.86%) Confluence
3 8 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.12%) CMS
4 6 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.56%) IIS
7 3 (0.56%) SAS
7 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.37%) WordPress
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 54 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.08%) MS Project
3 25 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (3.72%) MS Office
5 16 (2.98%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.37%) InDesign
7 2 (0.37%) InVision
7 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.74%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.74%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.37%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.23%) Office 365
2 11 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.86%) PaaS
4 8 (1.49%) IaaS
5 6 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.37%) Apcera
7 2 (0.37%) GitHub
7 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) Force.com
8 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.91%) Firewall
2 17 (3.17%) Intranet
3 14 (2.61%) DNS
3 14 (2.61%) WAN
4 12 (2.23%) LAN
4 12 (2.23%) Network Security
5 11 (2.05%) HTTP
6 10 (1.86%) Internet
6 10 (1.86%) LDAP
6 10 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.68%) DHCP
8 8 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.30%) MPLS
9 7 (1.30%) Wireless
10 6 (1.12%) BIG-IP
10 6 (1.12%) SMS
10 6 (1.12%) VoIP
11 5 (0.93%) WAAS
11 5 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.23%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.86%) Big Data
4 9 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.56%) KDB
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.19%) Redis
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (2.98%) JIRA
2 8 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.93%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.74%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.74%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.56%) Subversion
8 2 (0.37%) Selenium
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.19%) Maven
9 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.19%) MSTest
9 1 (0.19%) NuGet
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.19%) Toad
9 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 265 (49.35%) Finance
2 110 (20.48%) Banking
3 44 (8.19%) Investment Banking
4 43 (8.01%) Retail
5 38 (7.08%) Financial Institution
6 37 (6.89%) Marketing
7 35 (6.52%) Legal
8 27 (5.03%) Front Office
9 15 (2.79%) Advertising
9 15 (2.79%) Back Office
10 13 (2.42%) Retail Banking
10 13 (2.42%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.49%) Law
12 6 (1.12%) French Language
13 4 (0.74%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.37%) Automotive
14 2 (0.37%) Games
14 2 (0.37%) German Language
14 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 229 (42.64%) Project Manager
2 67 (12.48%) Analyst
3 58 (10.80%) Business Analyst
4 39 (7.26%) IT Manager
5 31 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
6 24 (4.47%) Senior Manager
7 22 (4.10%) Senior Project Manager
8 20 (3.72%) Consultant
8 20 (3.72%) Programme Manager
9 18 (3.35%) Banking Project Manager
9 18 (3.35%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (2.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 14 (2.61%) Technical Manager
11 13 (2.42%) Developer
11 13 (2.42%) Digital Project Manager
12 12 (2.23%) Risk Manager
12 12 (2.23%) Technical Project Manager
13 11 (2.05%) Security Manager
14 10 (1.86%) Contracts Manager
14 10 (1.86%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.10%) HTML
2 15 (2.79%) XML
3 13 (2.42%) .NET
4 11 (2.05%) CSS
5 10 (1.86%) Ajax
6 8 (1.49%) Web Services
7 6 (1.12%) Middleware
8 4 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (0.56%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.56%) HTML5
9 3 (0.56%) J2EE
9 3 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.56%) RESTful
10 2 (0.37%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.37%) Android SDK
10 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.37%) JSON
10 2 (0.37%) Node.js
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.77%) Fixed Income
4 28 (5.21%) Equities
5 23 (4.28%) Virtual Team
6 22 (4.10%) PMI
7 17 (3.17%) User Experience
8 15 (2.79%) Hedge funds
9 11 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.86%) Derivative
10 10 (1.86%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.68%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.49%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.12%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.12%) Copywriting
13 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.12%) Fintech
13 6 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.66%) Windows
2 20 (3.72%) Linux
3 16 (2.98%) Unix
4 13 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.74%) Android
5 4 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.37%) Mesosphere
6 2 (0.37%) Solaris
6 2 (0.37%) VMS
7 1 (0.19%) CentOS
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (24.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 107 (19.93%) PRINCE2
4 62 (11.55%) Change Management
5 61 (11.36%) ITIL
6 58 (10.80%) Business Analysis
7 51 (9.50%) Migration
8 48 (8.94%) Programme Management
9 38 (7.08%) Risk Management
10 36 (6.70%) Waterfall
11 35 (6.52%) Asset Management
11 35 (6.52%) SDLC
12 34 (6.33%) Scrum
12 34 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (5.40%) Service Management
14 27 (5.03%) Information Security
15 25 (4.66%) CRM
15 25 (4.66%) Software Engineering
16 24 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (4.28%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.31%) SQL
2 20 (3.72%) Java
3 18 (3.35%) Perl
4 17 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.05%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.68%) Python
7 8 (1.49%) C++
7 8 (1.49%) Ruby
7 8 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.93%) C
9 4 (0.74%) C#
9 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.19%) COBOL
12 1 (0.19%) Scala
12 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (11.36%) Degree
2 47 (8.75%) PMP
3 41 (7.64%) PMI Certification
4 20 (3.72%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.49%) APMP
8 7 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.12%) ISEB
10 5 (0.93%) CCNP
10 5 (0.93%) CISA
10 5 (0.93%) CISSP
10 5 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.93%) MCSE
10 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.56%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.54%) QA
2 14 (2.61%) MiFID
3 10 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.30%) SEPA
5 6 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.56%) EMIR
7 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.37%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.37%) FATCA
9 1 (0.19%) COBIT
9 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.19%) P3O
9 1 (0.19%) SLA
9 1 (0.19%) UCITS
System Software
1 25 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (0.74%) Docker
4 4 (0.74%) UAG
4 4 (0.74%) XenApp
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.86%) Puppet
2 8 (1.49%) Ansible
2 8 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.12%) Salt
4 5 (0.93%) SCOM
5 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.74%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (0.74%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.37%) Mesos
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.37%) SCCM
6 2 (0.37%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.03%) Oracle
3 21 (3.91%) Cisco
4 13 (2.42%) CheckPoint
4 13 (2.42%) VMware
5 12 (2.23%) Citrix
6 10 (1.86%) F5
6 10 (1.86%) IBM
7 9 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.49%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.49%) ION Trading
8 8 (1.49%) Juniper
8 8 (1.49%) Palo Alto
8 8 (1.49%) SAP
9 7 (1.30%) WorldPay
10 6 (1.12%) Adobe
11 5 (0.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 5 (0.93%) Blue Coat
11 5 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.93%) Radianz
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