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 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 488 506 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.21% 8.60% 8.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 11.13% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 364 442
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £611
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 £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
4250 4545 5725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.23% 77.24% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3354 3372 4264
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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.

1 434 (41.85%) Finance
2 223 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (20.83%) Banking
4 214 (20.64%) PRINCE2
5 163 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 122 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 114 (10.99%) MS Excel
8 105 (10.13%) ITIL
9 96 (9.26%) Degree
10 94 (9.06%) Change Management
11 93 (8.97%) SQL
12 92 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
13 88 (8.49%) Migration
14 86 (8.29%) Business Analysis
15 78 (7.52%) MS Office
15 78 (7.52%) Windows
16 73 (7.04%) MS Project
16 73 (7.04%) Oracle
16 73 (7.04%) Investment Banking
17 72 (6.94%) Scrum
17 72 (6.94%) PMI Certification
18 67 (6.46%) SDLC
19 65 (6.27%) Waterfall
20 64 (6.17%) Linux
21 63 (6.08%) Project Planning
22 62 (5.98%) SQL Server
23 55 (5.30%) Risk Management
23 55 (5.30%) QA
24 53 (5.11%) Retail
25 50 (4.82%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 48 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.45%) CMS
4 13 (1.25%) Lync
4 13 (1.25%) Apache
5 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.58%) SAS
6 6 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.48%) Confluence
7 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.39%) Node.js
8 4 (0.39%) Documentum
8 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.29%) IIS
9 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.29%) Drupal
9 3 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 114 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 78 (7.52%) MS Office
3 73 (7.04%) MS Project
4 50 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 47 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (1.25%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.48%) Mingle
8 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.19%) InDesign
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.096%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.096%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) SAP SRM
2 5 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.48%) Summit
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.39%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.29%) Global One
4 3 (0.29%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.19%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.45%) Office 365
2 13 (1.25%) SaaS
3 11 (1.06%) IaaS
4 5 (0.48%) PaaS
5 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.39%) Yammer
6 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.19%) Heroku
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.096%) Taleo
7 1 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.096%) Force.com
7 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.096%) GitHub
7 1 (0.096%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.18%) Firewall
2 21 (2.03%) LAN
3 18 (1.74%) WAN
4 17 (1.64%) SAN
5 16 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.25%) Intranet
7 12 (1.16%) MPLS
7 12 (1.16%) OSPF
7 12 (1.16%) LDAP
8 10 (0.96%) VoIP
8 10 (0.96%) VPN
9 9 (0.87%) DNS
9 9 (0.87%) SSL
10 8 (0.77%) BGP
10 8 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.77%) NAS
10 8 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.68%) Multicast
11 7 (0.68%) VLAN
11 7 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (2.03%) MySQL
6 15 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (1.16%) Big Data
8 10 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.96%) DTS
9 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.77%) EDRMS
10 8 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.68%) QlikView
12 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.58%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (2.22%) Subversion
2 15 (1.45%) JIRA
3 13 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.06%) Mercurial
4 11 (1.06%) Redmine
4 11 (1.06%) FogBugz
4 11 (1.06%) Trac
5 9 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.58%) Selenium
8 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.48%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.39%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.39%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.29%) Toad
10 3 (0.29%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.19%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 434 (41.85%) Finance
2 216 (20.83%) Banking
3 73 (7.04%) Investment Banking
4 53 (5.11%) Retail
5 42 (4.05%) Marketing
6 36 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 32 (3.09%) Front Office
8 29 (2.80%) Advertising
9 24 (2.31%) Legal
10 19 (1.83%) Back Office
11 18 (1.74%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.74%) Retail Banking
12 16 (1.54%) Law
13 8 (0.77%) Billing
14 7 (0.68%) Publishing
14 7 (0.68%) Games
14 7 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.58%) German Language
16 5 (0.48%) Local Government
17 4 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 399 (38.48%) Project Manager
2 168 (16.20%) Analyst
3 120 (11.57%) Business Analyst
4 54 (5.21%) Developer
5 51 (4.92%) Architect
6 41 (3.95%) Consultant
7 36 (3.47%) IT Project Manager
8 34 (3.28%) Programme Manager
9 33 (3.18%) Infrastructure Manager
10 31 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 28 (2.70%) Business Manager
12 26 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
13 24 (2.31%) Digital Project Manager
14 23 (2.22%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 21 (2.03%) Senior Manager
16 19 (1.83%) Test Manager
16 19 (1.83%) Change Manager
17 18 (1.74%) Technical Manager
18 17 (1.64%) Senior Project Manager
18 17 (1.64%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.82%) HTML
2 40 (3.86%) Middleware
3 38 (3.66%) .NET
4 30 (2.89%) XML
5 29 (2.80%) Web Services
6 18 (1.74%) CSS
7 13 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.25%) HTML5
8 12 (1.16%) J2EE
8 12 (1.16%) JSP
8 12 (1.16%) SOAP
9 9 (0.87%) Symfony
10 8 (0.77%) JRules
10 8 (0.77%) JSON
10 8 (0.77%) REST
11 7 (0.68%) jQuery
11 7 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.68%) Ajax
11 7 (0.68%) XSL
11 7 (0.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.53%) Data Centre
3 43 (4.15%) User Experience
4 41 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.38%) PMI
6 33 (3.18%) NHS
7 21 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (1.54%) Derivative
11 15 (1.45%) CMDB
12 14 (1.35%) SWIFT
12 14 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (1.25%) Fixed Income
13 13 (1.25%) Credit Risk
14 11 (1.06%) FMCG
14 11 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
14 11 (1.06%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.96%) Clustering
15 10 (0.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.52%) Windows
2 64 (6.17%) Linux
3 37 (3.57%) UNIX
4 20 (1.93%) Solaris
5 16 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 11 (1.06%) Android
7 11 (1.06%) AIX
8 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.19%) VMS
13 1 (0.096%) NetWare
13 1 (0.096%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (20.64%) PRINCE2
3 163 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (10.13%) ITIL
5 94 (9.06%) Change Management
6 88 (8.49%) Migration
7 86 (8.29%) Business Analysis
8 72 (6.94%) Scrum
9 67 (6.46%) SDLC
10 65 (6.27%) Waterfall
11 63 (6.08%) Project Planning
12 55 (5.30%) Risk Management
13 49 (4.73%) Programme Management
14 43 (4.15%) CRM
15 41 (3.95%) Service Delivery
16 38 (3.66%) Change Control
17 37 (3.57%) Service Management
17 37 (3.57%) Time Management
18 36 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (3.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 93 (8.97%) SQL
2 43 (4.15%) Java
3 36 (3.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (1.83%) Python
4 19 (1.83%) PowerShell
5 18 (1.74%) Shell Script
5 18 (1.74%) Perl
6 17 (1.64%) PHP
7 16 (1.54%) C#
8 12 (1.16%) VBA
9 11 (1.06%) Ruby
9 11 (1.06%) PHP5
10 7 (0.68%) C
10 7 (0.68%) VB
11 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.48%) BeanShell
12 5 (0.48%) COBOL
12 5 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.48%) VBScript
13 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (9.26%) Degree
2 72 (6.94%) PMI Certification
3 47 (4.53%) PMP
4 31 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 24 (2.31%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.93%) ISEB
6 20 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.16%) MCSE
9 11 (1.06%) CCNP
10 10 (0.96%) CCNA
10 10 (0.96%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.87%) CCIE
12 7 (0.68%) APMP
12 7 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.68%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.58%) CISSP
14 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.30%) QA
2 21 (2.03%) SLA
3 9 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.87%) COBIT
4 8 (0.77%) EMIR
5 6 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.39%) MiFID
7 4 (0.39%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.39%) FATCA
8 3 (0.29%) P3O
8 3 (0.29%) BS7799
8 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.096%) Basel II
10 1 (0.096%) Basel III
10 1 (0.096%) UCITS
10 1 (0.096%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.77%) vSphere
4 6 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.29%) XenApp
7 3 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.29%) KVM
7 3 (0.29%) Docker
8 2 (0.19%) Varnish
8 2 (0.19%) Squid
8 2 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.096%) NFS
9 1 (0.096%) Firmware
9 1 (0.096%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.096%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (1.64%) Puppet
2 9 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.39%) OPNET
4 4 (0.39%) Control-M
4 4 (0.39%) SCCM
4 4 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.29%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.19%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 73 (7.04%) Oracle
3 37 (3.57%) VMware
4 34 (3.28%) Cisco
4 34 (3.28%) SAP
5 32 (3.09%) HP
6 27 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.22%) IBM
8 21 (2.03%) WorldPay
9 15 (1.45%) Citrix
10 13 (1.25%) Sybase
11 12 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.16%) Bloomberg
12 11 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.96%) Cognos
13 10 (0.96%) Dell
13 10 (0.96%) Remedy
14 9 (0.87%) Reuters
14 9 (0.87%) Adobe
14 9 (0.87%) Juniper
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £600 - £620 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £675 - £725 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intech 7
Rate: excellent day rate. contract - perm role
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £750 - £830 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 17 days ago