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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 46 60 59
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 212 123 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 4.89% 3.89% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 4.25% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 98 60
10th Percentile £443 £363 £296
25th Percentile £500 £414 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £538
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -3.26% +3.37%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £616
90th Percentile £711 £713 £653
Central London median daily rate £550 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 3,976 2,896 2,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.76% 91.47% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,936 2,126 1,781
10th Percentile £388 £358 £338
25th Percentile £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £696 £638 £603
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £510
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.37% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.35 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.19
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.23 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +85.66% -3.23% +24.68%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.55 £39.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £41.75 £53.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £21.75 £26.22
% change year-on-year +96.55% -17.05% +32.76%

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 1 July 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 95 (44.81%) Agile
2 92 (43.40%) Finance
3 68 (32.08%) Social Skills
4 57 (26.89%) Project Management
5 39 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (17.92%) Migration
7 35 (16.51%) Microsoft
8 32 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (14.62%) Azure
10 30 (14.15%) Waterfall
11 25 (11.79%) Scrum
12 24 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (10.38%) ITIL
13 22 (10.38%) PRINCE2
14 20 (9.43%) JIRA
14 20 (9.43%) Microsoft 365
14 20 (9.43%) DevOps
15 17 (8.02%) Business Analysis
15 17 (8.02%) Project Governance
15 17 (8.02%) PMO
16 16 (7.55%) Degree
17 15 (7.08%) Risk Management
17 15 (7.08%) Security Cleared
18 14 (6.60%) Active Directory
18 14 (6.60%) SQL
18 14 (6.60%) Windows
18 14 (6.60%) Banking
19 13 (6.13%) Influencing Skills
20 12 (5.66%) Business Case
20 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.30%) Confluence
3 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) CA PPM
1 3 (1.42%) Workfront
2 2 (0.94%) C-CURE
2 2 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.62%) Azure
2 20 (9.43%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (5.19%) AWS
4 9 (4.25%) SaaS
5 8 (3.77%) Azure DevOps
6 7 (3.30%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.36%) IaaS
7 5 (2.36%) Mimecast
7 5 (2.36%) PaaS
8 4 (1.89%) GCP
9 3 (1.42%) Asana
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 2 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.94%) AWS CodePipeline
10 2 (0.94%) AWS Control Tower
10 2 (0.94%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (0.94%) Azure Pipelines
10 2 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.30%) DNS
2 6 (2.83%) Firewall
3 5 (2.36%) MPLS
4 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 2 (0.94%) SAN
4 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) ATM
5 1 (0.47%) BGP
5 1 (0.47%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.47%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.47%) GSM
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.47%) IGMP
5 1 (0.47%) IPsec
5 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.47%) OSPF
5 1 (0.47%) SNMP
5 1 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.83%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.36%) Power BI
2 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.42%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.42%) DTS
4 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.42%) Tableau
5 2 (0.94%) Big Data
5 2 (0.94%) Impala
5 2 (0.94%) ThoughtSpot
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.47%) Metadata
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (9.43%) JIRA
2 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.47%) Gradle
4 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.47%) Selenium
4 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (43.40%) Finance
2 68 (32.08%) Social Skills
3 39 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.60%) Banking
5 13 (6.13%) Influencing Skills
6 11 (5.19%) Marketing
7 9 (4.25%) Presentation Skills
8 8 (3.77%) Legal
8 8 (3.77%) Organisational Skills
9 7 (3.30%) Retail
9 7 (3.30%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.83%) Front Office
11 5 (2.36%) Public Sector
11 5 (2.36%) Publishing
12 4 (1.89%) Law
13 3 (1.42%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.94%) French Language
14 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (29.72%) Project Manager
2 29 (13.68%) Analyst
3 27 (12.74%) Architect
4 19 (8.96%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.13%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
6 11 (5.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 10 (4.72%) IT Manager
8 9 (4.25%) Developer
8 9 (4.25%) Technical Manager
9 8 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (3.30%) Migration Manager
10 7 (3.30%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (3.30%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.30%) Service Architect
10 7 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.30%) REST
2 3 (1.42%) .NET
2 3 (1.42%) HTML
2 3 (1.42%) Middleware
2 3 (1.42%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.94%) CSS
3 2 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.94%) Kafka
3 2 (0.94%) SOAP
3 2 (0.94%) Web Services
3 2 (0.94%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.47%) Django
4 1 (0.47%) GraphQL
4 1 (0.47%) HTML5
4 1 (0.47%) Matplotlib
4 1 (0.47%) NumPy
4 1 (0.47%) Pandas
4 1 (0.47%) React
4 1 (0.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.83%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.89%) Legacy Systems
4 4 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.89%) Reinsurance
5 3 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.42%) User Experience
6 2 (0.94%) CCTV
6 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.94%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.94%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.94%) PMI
6 2 (0.94%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.47%) Derivative
7 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.60%) Windows
2 12 (5.66%) Linux
3 8 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.30%) CentOS
5 6 (2.83%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) SUSE
7 1 (0.47%) Unix
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (44.81%) Agile
2 57 (26.89%) Project Management
3 38 (17.92%) Migration
4 32 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (14.15%) Waterfall
6 25 (11.79%) Scrum
7 24 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (10.38%) ITIL
8 22 (10.38%) PRINCE2
9 20 (9.43%) DevOps
10 17 (8.02%) Business Analysis
10 17 (8.02%) Project Governance
11 15 (7.08%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.66%) Business Case
12 12 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.66%) Change Management
12 12 (5.66%) Decision-Making
12 12 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (5.19%) Coaching
13 11 (5.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.60%) SQL
2 10 (4.72%) Python
3 9 (4.25%) Bash
3 9 (4.25%) Perl
3 9 (4.25%) Ruby
4 7 (3.30%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.83%) Java
6 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.42%) C++
7 3 (1.42%) R
8 2 (0.94%) C
8 2 (0.94%) C#
8 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.47%) ES6
9 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.55%) Degree
2 15 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.36%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.94%) CCNA
7 2 (0.94%) CISSP
7 2 (0.94%) MCSE
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.94%) PMP
8 1 (0.47%) APMP
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.02%) PMO
2 8 (3.77%) GDPR
2 8 (3.77%) QA
3 5 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (1.89%) ISO 22301
5 3 (1.42%) GMP
6 2 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.94%) EMIR
6 2 (0.94%) MiFID
6 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.94%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.94%) SLA
7 1 (0.47%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.47%) P3O
7 1 (0.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.42%) Docker
3 2 (0.94%) XenApp
3 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.30%) Puppet
1 7 (3.30%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (1.89%) Terraform
2 4 (1.89%) WMI
3 3 (1.42%) SCCM
4 2 (0.94%) Ansible
4 2 (0.94%) Oozie
4 2 (0.94%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.19%) Citrix
3 9 (4.25%) SAP
3 9 (4.25%) VMware
4 8 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.83%) Splunk
7 5 (2.36%) Okta
7 5 (2.36%) Oracle
7 5 (2.36%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.89%) Cisco
8 4 (1.89%) Google
8 4 (1.89%) Siebel
9 3 (1.42%) Ariba
9 3 (1.42%) CA
10 2 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.94%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.94%) Sparx
11 1 (0.47%) Refinitiv
11 1 (0.47%) SoundCloud