Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 56 52 84
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 148 84 133
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.74% 4.16% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 4.62% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 59 97
10th Percentile £414 £413 £328
25th Percentile £488 £463 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £515
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -0.49% -1.90%
75th Percentile £641 £550 £650
90th Percentile £731 £655 £700
Central London median daily rate £550 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -4.76%

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 3,595 1,820 4,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.83% 90.10% 89.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,788 1,362 3,486
10th Percentile £369 £313 £320
25th Percentile £468 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £514
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.09% +0.34%
75th Percentile £653 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £510
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.98% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 49
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.63 £12.03
25th Percentile £30.00 £19.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate £43.25 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +63.21% +32.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61.75 £36.38 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.25 £27.00 £20.42
% change year-on-year +60.19% +32.26% +6.05%

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 January 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

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 January 2022. 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 - 2 £413 -
Project Delivery
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 68 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.51%) Finance
3 40 (27.03%) Social Skills
4 34 (22.97%) Project Management
5 28 (18.92%) Azure
6 27 (18.24%) Scrum
7 26 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (17.57%) ITIL
8 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 23 (15.54%) Migration
10 21 (14.19%) Microsoft 365
11 20 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (12.84%) Windows
13 17 (11.49%) PRINCE2
13 17 (11.49%) SQL
13 17 (11.49%) Waterfall
14 16 (10.81%) Active Directory
14 16 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (10.14%) Banking
15 15 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (8.78%) Service Management
16 13 (8.78%) Citrix
16 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
16 13 (8.78%) JIRA
16 13 (8.78%) AWS
16 13 (8.78%) DevOps
16 13 (8.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 12 (8.11%) Data Migration
17 12 (8.11%) TOGAF
17 12 (8.11%) VMware

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 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.03%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Appian
5 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (4.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Orchestrade
2 1 (0.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.92%) Azure
2 21 (14.19%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (8.78%) AWS
4 7 (4.73%) Mimecast
4 7 (4.73%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.70%) PowerApps
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.03%) AWS CodeBuild
6 3 (2.03%) AWS CodePipeline
6 3 (2.03%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.03%) GitHub
6 3 (2.03%) Matillion
6 3 (2.03%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.03%) Serverless
6 3 (2.03%) Snowflake
7 2 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) Firewall
1 8 (5.41%) MPLS
2 7 (4.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) BGP
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.68%) Frame Relay
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.68%) IPsec
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) OSPF
3 1 (0.68%) SAN
3 1 (0.68%) SNMP
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
3 1 (0.68%) VLAN
3 1 (0.68%) WAAS
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) RDBMS
1 9 (6.08%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.73%) Power BI
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.05%) Big Data
4 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.68%) Metadata
8 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) JIRA
2 6 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.35%) GitLab
3 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) Gatling
4 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.68%) Postman
4 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.68%) Selenium
4 1 (0.68%) Tricentis qTest
General
1 57 (38.51%) Finance
2 40 (27.03%) Social Skills
3 20 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.14%) Banking
5 10 (6.76%) Influencing Skills
6 9 (6.08%) Marketing
7 6 (4.05%) Legal
8 5 (3.38%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.38%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.70%) Law
9 4 (2.70%) Retail
10 3 (2.03%) Front Office
10 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 3 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.35%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.68%) Billing
12 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (18.92%) Architect
2 27 (18.24%) Project Manager
3 21 (14.19%) Analyst
4 14 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.43%) Business Analyst
5 11 (7.43%) IT Manager
6 10 (6.76%) Delivery Manager
6 10 (6.76%) Senior Manager
6 10 (6.76%) Service Manager
7 9 (6.08%) Digital Architect
7 9 (6.08%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 9 (6.08%) IT Project Manager
8 8 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Developer
9 7 (4.73%) Scrum Master
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) Web Services
2 4 (2.70%) .NET
2 4 (2.70%) JSON
3 3 (2.03%) React
3 3 (2.03%) REST
3 3 (2.03%) SQLAlchemy
3 3 (2.03%) Swagger
4 2 (1.35%) Ajax
4 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.35%) CSS
4 2 (1.35%) HTML
4 2 (1.35%) Node.js
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) Django
5 1 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.68%) JSP
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.05%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.38%) PMI
4 4 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.70%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.03%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.03%) LIMS
5 3 (2.03%) NHS
5 3 (2.03%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.35%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.35%) EPoS
6 2 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.35%) Tandem
6 2 (1.35%) User Experience
6 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.68%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.84%) Windows
2 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.03%) Unix
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.35%) Linux
4 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.97%) Project Management
3 27 (18.24%) Scrum
4 26 (17.57%) ITIL
4 26 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (15.54%) Migration
6 17 (11.49%) PRINCE2
6 17 (11.49%) Waterfall
7 16 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (8.78%) DevOps
9 13 (8.78%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 13 (8.78%) Service Management
10 12 (8.11%) Data Migration
10 12 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 12 (8.11%) TOGAF
11 11 (7.43%) Coaching
11 11 (7.43%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.76%) Analytics
12 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) SQL
2 8 (5.41%) Java
3 7 (4.73%) C#
4 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.35%) Python
6 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.35%) VBA
7 1 (0.68%) Go
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (7.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.41%) Degree
4 6 (4.05%) PMP
5 4 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.03%) CCNA
6 3 (2.03%) MCSE
6 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.35%) CISSP
7 2 (1.35%) OCP
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.68%) CCIE
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) GDPR
1 7 (4.73%) PMO
2 4 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.35%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.68%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) GMP
5 1 (0.68%) IFRS
5 1 (0.68%) NIST
5 1 (0.68%) QA
5 1 (0.68%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.03%) Docker
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.35%) XenApp
4 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) SCCM
2 6 (4.05%) Ansible
2 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.70%) Terraform
4 3 (2.03%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.03%) SCOM
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.68%) Grafana
6 1 (0.68%) Kibana
6 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) Citrix
3 12 (8.11%) VMware
4 8 (5.41%) Oracle
4 8 (5.41%) SAP
5 7 (4.73%) Okta
5 7 (4.73%) Splunk
6 4 (2.70%) Cisco
6 4 (2.70%) Google
6 4 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.03%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.35%) Cadence
8 2 (1.35%) EMC
8 2 (1.35%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.35%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.35%) Murex
8 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.68%) Nimble Storage