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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 18 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 471 626 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.00% 8.69% 9.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.52% 11.36% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 425 553
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 £308 £314 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.97 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £27.97 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £27.97 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 379 (36.90%) Finance
2 242 (23.56%) Banking
3 241 (23.47%) PRINCE2
4 211 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 178 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 119 (11.59%) Microsoft
7 113 (11.00%) Degree
8 109 (10.61%) Business Analysis
9 106 (10.32%) Investment Banking
10 100 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
11 98 (9.54%) ITIL
12 89 (8.67%) MS Excel
13 80 (7.79%) SQL
14 79 (7.69%) MS Project
15 72 (7.01%) Change Management
16 70 (6.82%) CRM
17 69 (6.72%) Scrum
18 64 (6.23%) Retail
19 61 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
20 58 (5.65%) PMI Certification
21 57 (5.55%) Risk Management
22 56 (5.45%) Migration
23 55 (5.36%) QA
24 54 (5.26%) Legal
25 53 (5.16%) Oracle
26 52 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
26 52 (5.06%) Marketing
27 51 (4.97%) SAP
28 49 (4.77%) MS Office
28 49 (4.77%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.04%) CMS
3 15 (1.46%) IBM Notes
4 12 (1.17%) Apache
5 11 (1.07%) SAS
6 10 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.49%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.49%) Lync
10 4 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.29%) IIS
11 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.29%) Drupal
12 2 (0.19%) Node.js
12 2 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 89 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 79 (7.69%) MS Project
3 52 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (4.77%) MS Office
5 27 (2.63%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.17%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.19%) SPSS
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.19%) InDesign
10 1 (0.097%) FastStats
10 1 (0.097%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 22 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.36%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.58%) BASE24
4 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.49%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (0.39%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
7 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.19%) Loan IQ
7 2 (0.19%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.97%) SaaS
2 8 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.29%) Office 365
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
4 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.19%) PaaS
5 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.097%) GitHub
5 1 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.53%) Firewall
2 17 (1.66%) Intranet
3 13 (1.27%) DNS
4 11 (1.07%) Internet
4 11 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.88%) VPN
5 9 (0.88%) LAN
5 9 (0.88%) Multicast
6 8 (0.78%) WAN
6 8 (0.78%) SAN
7 7 (0.68%) SSL
8 6 (0.58%) Broadband
9 5 (0.49%) Wireless
9 5 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (0.49%) Network Security
10 4 (0.39%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.39%) NAS
10 4 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.39%) DHCP
10 4 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.75%) QlikView
3 16 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.46%) MySQL
5 14 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.88%) Big Data
7 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.49%) Base SAS
8 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.39%) MS Access
9 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.29%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.29%) OLTP
10 3 (0.29%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.19%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.56%) JIRA
2 13 (1.27%) Subversion
2 13 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.88%) Mercurial
4 8 (0.78%) Redmine
4 8 (0.78%) FogBugz
4 8 (0.78%) Trac
5 6 (0.58%) Selenium
6 5 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.49%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.39%) Xcode
8 3 (0.29%) JUnit
8 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.29%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.19%) Calabash
9 2 (0.19%) Hudson
9 2 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 379 (36.90%) Finance
2 242 (23.56%) Banking
3 106 (10.32%) Investment Banking
4 64 (6.23%) Retail
5 54 (5.26%) Legal
6 52 (5.06%) Marketing
7 34 (3.31%) Telecoms
8 31 (3.02%) Front Office
9 21 (2.04%) Advertising
10 20 (1.95%) Publishing
11 17 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.66%) Back Office
12 16 (1.56%) Law
12 16 (1.56%) Games
13 15 (1.46%) Retail Banking
14 11 (1.07%) Danish Language
15 8 (0.78%) German Language
16 7 (0.68%) Local Government
17 6 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 439 (42.75%) Project Manager
2 184 (17.92%) Analyst
3 110 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 54 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 44 (4.28%) Senior Project Manager
6 40 (3.89%) Programme Manager
7 39 (3.80%) Developer
7 39 (3.80%) Consultant
8 38 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
9 34 (3.31%) Architect
10 28 (2.73%) Technical Manager
11 26 (2.53%) Business Manager
12 25 (2.43%) Agile Project Manager
13 24 (2.34%) Technical Project Manager
14 22 (2.14%) Infrastructure Manager
15 21 (2.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 21 (2.04%) PMO Analyst
15 21 (2.04%) PMO Manager
16 18 (1.75%) Delivery Manager
17 17 (1.66%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.51%) Web Services
2 35 (3.41%) HTML
3 33 (3.21%) XML
4 30 (2.92%) .NET
5 22 (2.14%) CSS
6 14 (1.36%) Middleware
7 10 (0.97%) XHTML
8 9 (0.88%) jQuery
8 9 (0.88%) HTML5
8 9 (0.88%) REST
9 8 (0.78%) XSL
10 7 (0.68%) XSLT
10 7 (0.68%) JSP
10 7 (0.68%) Mason
11 6 (0.58%) CSS3
11 6 (0.58%) RESTful
11 6 (0.58%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.58%) SOAP
11 6 (0.58%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.58%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.41%) PMI
4 32 (3.12%) User Experience
5 27 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.43%) Derivative
7 24 (2.34%) Social Media
8 17 (1.66%) Equities
8 17 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (1.36%) Blog
10 13 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.17%) Online Games
11 12 (1.17%) Market Risk
11 12 (1.17%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.07%) Open Source
12 11 (1.07%) New Media
13 10 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.97%) SWIFT
13 10 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 44 (4.28%) Windows
2 33 (3.21%) Linux
3 29 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 27 (2.63%) UNIX
5 19 (1.85%) Android
6 9 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.78%) Solaris
8 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.58%) AIX
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.19%) HPUX
11 1 (0.097%) pSOS
11 1 (0.097%) SUSE
11 1 (0.097%) Debian
11 1 (0.097%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.097%) CentOS
11 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (23.47%) PRINCE2
2 211 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 109 (10.61%) Business Analysis
5 98 (9.54%) ITIL
6 72 (7.01%) Change Management
7 70 (6.82%) CRM
8 69 (6.72%) Scrum
9 61 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 57 (5.55%) Risk Management
11 56 (5.45%) Migration
12 49 (4.77%) Project Planning
13 48 (4.67%) Programme Management
14 43 (4.19%) Waterfall
15 42 (4.09%) Analytics
16 40 (3.89%) E-Commerce
17 35 (3.41%) Asset Management
17 35 (3.41%) Change Control
18 34 (3.31%) Agile Project Management
18 34 (3.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (7.79%) SQL
2 44 (4.28%) Java
3 24 (2.34%) JavaScript
4 18 (1.75%) PHP
5 17 (1.66%) C#
5 17 (1.66%) Python
6 14 (1.36%) C
7 11 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 11 (1.07%) VBA
8 8 (0.78%) Ruby
8 8 (0.78%) PHP5
8 8 (0.78%) Perl
8 8 (0.78%) Objective-C
9 6 (0.58%) C++
10 3 (0.29%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.29%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.19%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 113 (11.00%) Degree
2 58 (5.65%) PMI Certification
3 47 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 39 (3.80%) PMP
5 29 (2.82%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.24%) ISEB
7 15 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.68%) CCNP
11 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.39%) APMP
13 4 (0.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.39%) CCIE
13 4 (0.39%) MCSE
13 4 (0.39%) CISSP
14 3 (0.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.36%) QA
2 11 (1.07%) EMIR
3 9 (0.88%) SLA
4 7 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.58%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.49%) Basel III
7 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.097%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.097%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.39%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.19%) XenApp
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.097%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.097%) NFS
6 1 (0.097%) Squid
6 1 (0.097%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.097%) Varnish
6 1 (0.097%) vSphere
6 1 (0.097%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
1 11 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.49%) SCCM
4 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.19%) Control-M
5 2 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.097%) SCOM
6 1 (0.097%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.097%) Puppet
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.097%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 119 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.16%) Oracle
3 51 (4.97%) SAP
4 27 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.34%) Cisco
6 15 (1.46%) Lotus
7 12 (1.17%) Adobe
7 12 (1.17%) CheckPoint
7 12 (1.17%) Juniper
8 11 (1.07%) Citrix
8 11 (1.07%) HP
8 11 (1.07%) IBM
9 10 (0.97%) VMware
10 9 (0.88%) Zend
11 8 (0.78%) Informatica
12 7 (0.68%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.68%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.58%) hybris
13 6 (0.58%) Google
13 6 (0.58%) Business Objects
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