Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 30 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 479 565 609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 6.00% 6.28% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 7.14% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 390 449
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +6.22% -3.50%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £313
90th Percentile £663 £675 £661
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% -35.61% +30.14%
10th Percentile £15.75 £16.25 £26.92
90th Percentile £44.75 £26.63 £33.44
London median hourly rate £29.96 £35.00 £27.16
% change year-on-year -14.40% +28.87% +4.46%

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 7,226 7,918 7,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 90.51% 88.05% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,625 6,161 5,451
Central London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 113 73
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.23 £12.88
90th Percentile £51.25 £32.80 £31.35
London median hourly rate £23.03 £22.46 £23.38
% change year-on-year +2.55% -3.91% +7.89%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Central London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Central London over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Central London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Central London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Central London over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor 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 16 September 2019. 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 +3 387 £513 -2.38% 93
West End of London +13 15 £400 -15.79%
Southwark -26 12 £500 +5.26%
City of Westminster -16 11 £500 -2.44%
Camden 0 4 £373 +104.52%
Project Management
London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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.

1 180 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (35.91%) Finance
3 113 (23.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 96 (20.04%) Project Delivery
5 94 (19.62%) PRINCE2
6 62 (12.94%) Microsoft
7 59 (12.32%) Scrum
8 58 (12.11%) Banking
9 56 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
10 54 (11.27%) Change Management
11 48 (10.02%) PMO
12 46 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (9.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 44 (9.19%) Degree
14 42 (8.77%) Business Analysis
14 42 (8.77%) Migration
15 38 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
16 37 (7.72%) JIRA
16 37 (7.72%) Waterfall
17 35 (7.31%) Microsoft Project
18 34 (7.10%) Windows
18 34 (7.10%) Risk Management
19 33 (6.89%) PMI Certification
20 32 (6.68%) Coaching
20 32 (6.68%) Data Centre
21 30 (6.26%) Office 365
21 30 (6.26%) Programme Management
22 29 (6.05%) Project Governance
23 27 (5.64%) Agile Project Management

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 15 (3.13%) Confluence
2 14 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.09%) CMS
4 9 (1.88%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.25%) SAS
6 5 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.84%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.42%) Drupal
9 1 (0.21%) CICS
9 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Moodle
9 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (11.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (9.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 38 (7.93%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (7.31%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (3.34%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.04%) Sketch
6 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.63%) InVision
7 3 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.63%) SAP MDG
4 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) iTrent
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.26%) Office 365
2 27 (5.64%) Azure
3 18 (3.76%) AWS
4 9 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.88%) IaaS
5 8 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.46%) Power Platform
7 6 (1.25%) Slack
8 5 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (1.04%) SaaS
8 5 (1.04%) Trello
9 4 (0.84%) GCP
9 4 (0.84%) PaaS
10 3 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.42%) Route 53
11 2 (0.42%) Smartsheet
11 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.01%) WAN
2 21 (4.38%) LAN
3 18 (3.76%) Firewall
4 13 (2.71%) BGP
4 13 (2.71%) DNS
4 13 (2.71%) Wireless
5 12 (2.51%) OSPF
5 12 (2.51%) Skype
6 11 (2.30%) MPLS
6 11 (2.30%) VoIP
7 10 (2.09%) Ethernet
7 10 (2.09%) Internet
7 10 (2.09%) VPN
8 9 (1.88%) DHCP
9 8 (1.67%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.46%) Network Security
11 6 (1.25%) H.323
11 6 (1.25%) MGCP
11 6 (1.25%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.46%) InfluxDB
2 7 (1.46%) Power BI
3 6 (1.25%) Big Data
3 6 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.04%) SQLite
5 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.42%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.42%) MySQL
6 2 (0.42%) QlikView
6 2 (0.42%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (7.72%) JIRA
2 12 (2.51%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.46%) Selenium
4 6 (1.25%) Subversion
5 5 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.04%) git-flow
5 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.42%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.21%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 172 (35.91%) Finance
2 58 (12.11%) Banking
3 27 (5.64%) Marketing
3 27 (5.64%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.38%) Retail
5 19 (3.97%) Legal
6 18 (3.76%) Public Sector
7 16 (3.34%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.51%) Law
9 11 (2.30%) Advertising
9 11 (2.30%) Investment Banking
10 10 (2.09%) Front Office
11 6 (1.25%) Back Office
12 5 (1.04%) Police
13 3 (0.63%) Billing
13 3 (0.63%) French Language
13 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.63%) Military
14 2 (0.42%) Local Government
14 2 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 192 (40.08%) Project Manager
2 58 (12.11%) Analyst
3 37 (7.72%) Business Analyst
4 27 (5.64%) Developer
5 25 (5.22%) IT Manager
6 23 (4.80%) Senior Manager
7 22 (4.59%) Senior Project Manager
8 19 (3.97%) Architect
9 17 (3.55%) Consultant
9 17 (3.55%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (3.55%) IT Project Manager
10 16 (3.34%) Digital Project Manager
10 16 (3.34%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 13 (2.71%) Programme Manager
13 12 (2.51%) Business Manager
13 12 (2.51%) Technical Manager
14 10 (2.09%) Business Project Manager
14 10 (2.09%) Product Manager
14 10 (2.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.46%) CSS
1 7 (1.46%) HTML
1 7 (1.46%) Web Services
2 6 (1.25%) Middleware
3 5 (1.04%) JSON
3 5 (1.04%) REST
3 5 (1.04%) Velocity
3 5 (1.04%) XML
4 4 (0.84%) jQuery
4 4 (0.84%) Node.js
4 4 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.63%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.63%) Django
5 3 (0.63%) Flask
6 2 (0.42%) .NET
6 2 (0.42%) EDI
6 2 (0.42%) HTML5
6 2 (0.42%) Pandas
6 2 (0.42%) React
6 2 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.68%) Data Centre
3 26 (5.43%) User Experience
4 19 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.92%) PMI
7 12 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.09%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.88%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.63%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.63%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.63%) IVR
12 3 (0.63%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.63%) Robotics
12 3 (0.63%) Wiki
13 2 (0.42%) CMDB
13 2 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.10%) Windows
2 19 (3.97%) Windows 10
3 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.88%) Linux
4 8 (1.67%) Android
4 8 (1.67%) Unix
4 8 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.42%) CentOS
7 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) VMS
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (23.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (20.04%) Project Delivery
4 94 (19.62%) PRINCE2
5 59 (12.32%) Scrum
6 54 (11.27%) Change Management
7 44 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (8.77%) Business Analysis
8 42 (8.77%) Migration
9 37 (7.72%) Waterfall
10 34 (7.10%) Risk Management
11 32 (6.68%) Coaching
12 30 (6.26%) Programme Management
13 29 (6.05%) Project Governance
14 27 (5.64%) Agile Project Management
14 27 (5.64%) ITIL
14 27 (5.64%) SDLC
15 26 (5.43%) Analytics
15 26 (5.43%) Service Delivery
16 22 (4.59%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.97%) Python
2 18 (3.76%) SQL
3 17 (3.55%) Java
4 9 (1.88%) C
5 8 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.04%) Kotlin
8 3 (0.63%) Apple Swift
8 3 (0.63%) Perl
8 3 (0.63%) R
9 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.42%) C#
9 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.21%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.21%) C++
10 1 (0.21%) COBOL
10 1 (0.21%) Ruby
10 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (9.19%) Degree
2 33 (6.89%) PMI Certification
3 26 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.22%) PMP
5 20 (4.18%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (2.51%) CCIE
9 11 (2.30%) CCNP
10 10 (2.09%) CCNA
11 7 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.46%) CCDA
11 7 (1.46%) CCDP
12 6 (1.25%) BC Cleared
12 6 (1.25%) CISSP
12 6 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (1.04%) CISM
14 4 (0.84%) CISA
14 4 (0.84%) IIBA
15 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (10.02%) PMO
2 21 (4.38%) QA
3 11 (2.30%) GDPR
4 9 (1.88%) SLA
5 4 (0.84%) IFRS
5 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.63%) NIST
6 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.63%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.42%) PSD2
8 1 (0.21%) Basel III
8 1 (0.21%) ECSS
8 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 17 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.04%) XenApp
3 5 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.63%) vSphere
6 2 (0.42%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.21%) IAG
7 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.25%) SCCM
1 6 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.63%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.42%) Ansible
4 2 (0.42%) Cisco CME
4 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.42%) Iperf
4 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) Cacti
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.21%) Icinga
5 1 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) logstash
5 1 (0.21%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.21%) OpenView
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) RANCID
5 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.38%) Cisco
2 21 (4.38%) SAP
3 14 (2.92%) Adobe
4 13 (2.71%) Citrix
4 13 (2.71%) Oracle
5 11 (2.30%) Tableau
5 11 (2.30%) VMware
6 10 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.67%) Reuters
7 8 (1.67%) Symantec
8 7 (1.46%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.46%) CA
8 7 (1.46%) Google
8 7 (1.46%) HP
9 5 (1.04%) F5
9 5 (1.04%) Juniper
10 4 (0.84%) Dell
10 4 (0.84%) IBM
10 4 (0.84%) Jaspersoft