Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
London > Central London
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 35 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 189 515 649
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 4.87% 6.07% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 6.74% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 377 447
Median daily rate £521 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.74% -5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £351 £313 £313
90th Percentile £679 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 6
Median hourly rate £34.25 £27.98 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.43% +11.90% -11.80%
10th Percentile £14.55 £19.87 £13.93
90th Percentile £49.63 £34.55 £60.50
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.16
% change year-on-year - +28.87% -4.18%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,378 7,646 8,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 86.99% 90.08% 88.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,382 5,828 6,372
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £342 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 72 120
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.01% +6.70% +17.92%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.25 £55.76 £45.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.67 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.35% +2.68% -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Central London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Management in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Project Management in Central London

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Management in Central London over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Management in Central London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Management in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Project Management in Central London

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Management in Central London over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Central London

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 167 £538 +7.50% 14
West End of London +10 4 £375 -16.67% 1
City of Westminster +7 3 £370 -17.78%
Lambeth - 1 £175 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £420 -
Camden - 1 - - 1
Project Management
London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 59 (31.22%) Finance
2 50 (26.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.40%) Degree
4 31 (16.40%) Project Delivery
5 28 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (10.58%) Banking
7 20 (10.58%) Migration
8 18 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 18 (9.52%) Windows
8 18 (9.52%) SQL
8 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 17 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (8.47%) Legal
11 15 (7.94%) Translating Business Requirements
12 14 (7.41%) Computer Science
12 14 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.88%) Target Operating Model
14 12 (6.35%) Change Management
14 12 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (6.35%) Regulatory Compliance
15 11 (5.82%) EDI
15 11 (5.82%) JIRA
15 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
16 10 (5.29%) Analytics
16 10 (5.29%) Office 365
16 10 (5.29%) SDLC
16 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
16 10 (5.29%) ITIL

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 5 (2.65%) Confluence
2 3 (1.59%) CMS
3 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.53%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.53%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Magento
1 2 (1.06%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.06%) Shopify
1 2 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Office 365
2 5 (2.65%) Azure
3 3 (1.59%) AWS
3 3 (1.59%) IaaS
3 3 (1.59%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.59%) PaaS
3 3 (1.59%) SaaS
4 2 (1.06%) GitHub
4 2 (1.06%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.06%) Smartsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.53%) G Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.53%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.53%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Firewall
1 6 (3.17%) Internet
2 5 (2.65%) WAN
3 4 (2.12%) LAN
3 4 (2.12%) MPLS
4 3 (1.59%) Intranet
4 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.59%) Wireless
5 2 (1.06%) 2G
5 2 (1.06%) 3G
5 2 (1.06%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.06%) BGP
5 2 (1.06%) DNS
5 2 (1.06%) GSM
5 2 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.06%) LTE
5 2 (1.06%) OSPF
5 2 (1.06%) UMTS
5 2 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.06%) MySQL
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.53%) EDMS
4 1 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.53%) OLAP
4 1 (0.53%) Power BI
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (5.82%) JIRA
2 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.59%) Postman
3 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.53%) Emacs
4 1 (0.53%) Selenium
4 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 59 (31.22%) Finance
2 20 (10.58%) Banking
3 16 (8.47%) Legal
4 8 (4.23%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.17%) Law
5 6 (3.17%) Marketing
6 5 (2.65%) Local Government
7 4 (2.12%) Advertising
7 4 (2.12%) Front Office
8 3 (1.59%) Police
8 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.06%) Back Office
9 2 (1.06%) Billing
9 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Retail
9 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (49.74%) Project Manager
2 30 (15.87%) Analyst
3 13 (6.88%) Business Analyst
4 12 (6.35%) Business Systems Analyst
4 12 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 12 (6.35%) Insurance Systems Analyst
5 11 (5.82%) EDI Analyst
5 11 (5.82%) EDI Systems Analyst
5 11 (5.82%) IT Manager
5 11 (5.82%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (5.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 9 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 8 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (4.23%) Security Manager
9 7 (3.70%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
9 7 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.17%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.65%) Business Project Manager
11 5 (2.65%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.82%) EDI
2 5 (2.65%) HTML
2 5 (2.65%) Web Services
3 4 (2.12%) REST
4 3 (1.59%) .NET
4 3 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.59%) XML
5 2 (1.06%) JSON
5 2 (1.06%) LDAP
5 2 (1.06%) Swagger
6 1 (0.53%) Anaconda
6 1 (0.53%) Middleware
6 1 (0.53%) OAuth
6 1 (0.53%) OpenID
6 1 (0.53%) React
6 1 (0.53%) React Native
6 1 (0.53%) RESTful
6 1 (0.53%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.53%) SAML
6 1 (0.53%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.70%) User Experience
3 4 (2.12%) Fixed Income
3 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.12%) NHS
3 4 (2.12%) PMI
3 4 (2.12%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.59%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.59%) Social Media
5 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.06%) iPhone
5 2 (1.06%) Replication
5 2 (1.06%) Robotics
6 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.52%) Windows
2 7 (3.70%) Linux
2 7 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.12%) Unix
4 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.06%) AIX
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.53%) Android
6 1 (0.53%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (16.40%) Project Delivery
4 28 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 20 (10.58%) Migration
6 18 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 17 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (7.94%) Translating Business Requirements
9 14 (7.41%) Computer Science
9 14 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (6.88%) Target Operating Model
11 12 (6.35%) Change Management
11 12 (6.35%) Regulatory Compliance
12 10 (5.29%) Analytics
12 10 (5.29%) ITIL
12 10 (5.29%) Scrum
12 10 (5.29%) SDLC
13 9 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (4.76%) Programme Management
13 9 (4.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.52%) SQL
2 8 (4.23%) Java
3 7 (3.70%) Python
4 4 (2.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.59%) C
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (16.40%) Degree
2 12 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.76%) PMP
5 8 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.70%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.12%) CISA
8 4 (2.12%) CISM
8 4 (2.12%) CISSP
9 3 (1.59%) CREST Certified
9 3 (1.59%) GIAC
9 3 (1.59%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.06%) ACCA
10 2 (1.06%) CIMA
10 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.53%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) PMO
2 6 (3.17%) GDPR
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) COREP
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) FINREP
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.53%) NIST
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) BitLocker
2 3 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) EnCase
1 3 (1.59%) FTK
1 3 (1.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.06%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (1.06%) SCOM
2 2 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) CASB
Vendors
1 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.23%) Citrix
3 7 (3.70%) Cisco
4 6 (3.17%) VMware
5 5 (2.65%) Oracle
5 5 (2.65%) SAP
6 3 (1.59%) Cellebrite
6 3 (1.59%) Google
6 3 (1.59%) Varonis
7 2 (1.06%) Adobe
7 2 (1.06%) Apple
7 2 (1.06%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.06%) Demandware
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
7 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.06%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.53%) Okta
8 1 (0.53%) Tableau
8 1 (0.53%) UiPath