Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 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 Delivery
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 68 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 135 52 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.53% 2.93% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 3.30% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 37 132
10th Percentile £358 £413 £333
25th Percentile £425 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £513
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £625
90th Percentile £718 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £530 £520 £511
% change year-on-year +1.92% +1.71% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

Project Delivery 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,482 1,578 5,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.06% 89.05% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,614 1,184 4,295
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £518 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.28% -1.43% +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £749 £675 £676
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 64
10th Percentile £10.10 £14.95 £11.83
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.75 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -14.50% +84.51% -5.08%
75th Percentile £42.25 £44.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.26
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +60.00% +6.95%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in the City of London

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in the City of London

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in the City of London

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in the City of London

Project Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Delivery within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. 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
London Bridge - 3 £450 -
Project Delivery
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery 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 City of London region with a requirement for Project Delivery.

1 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.30%) Finance
3 39 (28.89%) Social Skills
4 31 (22.96%) Project Management
5 30 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 28 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (20.00%) Migration
8 24 (17.78%) PRINCE2
9 21 (15.56%) Azure
10 20 (14.81%) Windows
10 20 (14.81%) Scrum
11 18 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
12 17 (12.59%) Mobile App
12 17 (12.59%) Business Case
13 16 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
13 16 (11.85%) Citrix
13 16 (11.85%) TOGAF
14 15 (11.11%) SQL
14 15 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (10.37%) Waterfall
15 14 (10.37%) ITIL
16 13 (9.63%) CRM
16 13 (9.63%) Influencing Skills
17 12 (8.89%) Windows Server
17 12 (8.89%) PMO
17 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
17 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
17 12 (8.89%) Retail

Project Delivery
Co-occurring 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 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.22%) Confluence
3 3 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (0.74%) Appian
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.74%) Orchestrade
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.56%) Azure
2 18 (13.33%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (8.15%) IaaS
4 6 (4.44%) AWS
4 6 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.70%) Power Platform
6 4 (2.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (2.96%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.96%) PowerApps
7 3 (2.22%) Azure Storage
7 3 (2.22%) GitHub
7 3 (2.22%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.48%) GCP
8 2 (1.48%) PaaS
8 2 (1.48%) SaaS
9 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Firewall
1 5 (3.70%) MPLS
2 4 (2.96%) DNS
2 4 (2.96%) SAN
3 3 (2.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.48%) FTP
4 2 (1.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.74%) BGP
5 1 (0.74%) DHCP
5 1 (0.74%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.74%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.74%) HTTP
5 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.74%) IPsec
5 1 (0.74%) LAN
5 1 (0.74%) OSPF
5 1 (0.74%) SNMP
5 1 (0.74%) SSH
5 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) RDBMS
1 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.70%) Power BI
3 4 (2.96%) Big Data
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) DB2
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.48%) GitLab
3 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) Gatling
4 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.74%) Postman
4 1 (0.74%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 49 (36.30%) Finance
2 39 (28.89%) Social Skills
3 13 (9.63%) Influencing Skills
4 12 (8.89%) Retail
5 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.19%) Banking
6 7 (5.19%) Law
6 7 (5.19%) Marketing
7 5 (3.70%) Legal
7 5 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.96%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.48%) Back Office
10 2 (1.48%) Billing
10 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.74%) Advertising
11 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.74%) International Banking
11 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (31.11%) Project Manager
2 24 (17.78%) Architect
3 19 (14.07%) Analyst
4 17 (12.59%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (9.63%) Digital Architect
5 13 (9.63%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Senior Manager
7 10 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (5.19%) Digital Project Manager
11 6 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) E-Commerce Architect
11 6 (4.44%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Manager
11 6 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
12 5 (3.70%) IT Manager
12 5 (3.70%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) .NET
2 3 (2.22%) JSON
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (2.22%) React
2 3 (2.22%) REST
2 3 (2.22%) Swagger
2 3 (2.22%) Web Services
3 2 (1.48%) CSS
3 2 (1.48%) HTML
3 2 (1.48%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.74%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.74%) JSP
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.74%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.70%) EPoS
3 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.96%) Reinsurance
4 4 (2.96%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.22%) User Experience
6 2 (1.48%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.48%) PMI
6 2 (1.48%) Tandem
7 1 (0.74%) AS400
7 1 (0.74%) Blog
7 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.74%) LIMS
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Windows
2 12 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (2.22%) Linux
4 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.22%) Unix
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.96%) Project Management
3 28 (20.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (20.00%) Migration
5 24 (17.78%) PRINCE2
6 20 (14.81%) Scrum
7 17 (12.59%) Business Case
8 16 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (11.85%) TOGAF
9 15 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (10.37%) ITIL
10 14 (10.37%) Waterfall
11 13 (9.63%) CRM
12 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
13 11 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (7.41%) Logistics
14 10 (7.41%) Risk Management
14 10 (7.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 10 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
15 9 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (5.93%) Java
3 6 (4.44%) C#
4 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) R
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) PMP
2 7 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.44%) CCNA
3 6 (4.44%) Degree
3 6 (4.44%) MCSE
3 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) CISSP
5 3 (2.22%) OCP
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.48%) APMP
6 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.74%) ACCA
7 1 (0.74%) CCIE
7 1 (0.74%) CCNP
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) PMO
2 10 (7.41%) QA
3 4 (2.96%) GDPR
3 4 (2.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.74%) Basel III
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.74%) GMP
4 1 (0.74%) UCITS
System Software
1 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.96%) XenApp
3 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.22%) Docker
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.74%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) SCCM
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.22%) Ansible
3 3 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.22%) PowerCLI
3 3 (2.22%) SCOM
3 3 (2.22%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.74%) Grafana
4 1 (0.74%) Kibana
4 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.85%) Citrix
3 11 (8.15%) VMware
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle
4 7 (5.19%) SAP
5 5 (3.70%) Cisco
6 4 (2.96%) HP
6 4 (2.96%) Okta
6 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.22%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.22%) EMC
7 3 (2.22%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.48%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.48%) Google
9 1 (0.74%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.74%) F5
9 1 (0.74%) hybris
9 1 (0.74%) Splunk