Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 9 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 30 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 216 420 499
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.25% 6.16% 7.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 6.89% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 305 337
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £353 £306 £325
90th Percentile £750 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +14.43% -4.43%
10th Percentile £14.03 £23.68 £15.37
90th Percentile £51.78 £34.70 £65.15
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.09
% change year-on-year +6.06% +21.82% -4.43%

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 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 3,596 6,096 6,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.37% 89.48% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,634 4,702 4,998
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +4.59%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £338
90th Percentile £675 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £512 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 86
Median hourly rate £26.44 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.18% +10.00% -2.53%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.25 £42.71 £46.19
Median hourly rate £32.53 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +47.84% +2.33% +13.16%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
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 Management within the City of London region over the 6 months to 9 April 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
Moorgate - 2 £369 -
London Bridge - 2 £450 -
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 79 (36.57%) Finance
2 62 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 33 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 28 (12.96%) Banking
8 25 (11.57%) Microsoft
8 25 (11.57%) Degree
9 22 (10.19%) Business Analysis
10 21 (9.72%) Scrum
10 21 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (8.33%) Migration
11 18 (8.33%) SQL
12 17 (7.87%) Windows
12 17 (7.87%) Legal
13 16 (7.41%) Security Cleared
14 15 (6.94%) JIRA
14 15 (6.94%) Change Management
15 14 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (6.48%) PMO
16 13 (6.02%) ITIL
17 12 (5.56%) Java
17 12 (5.56%) Programme Management
17 12 (5.56%) SC Cleared
17 12 (5.56%) Marketing
17 12 (5.56%) Requirements Gathering
17 12 (5.56%) Fintech
18 11 (5.09%) Coaching
18 11 (5.09%) User Experience

Project Management
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 (4.17%) Confluence
2 6 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.46%) Drupal
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) JBoss
4 1 (0.46%) Moodle
4 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.46%) nginx
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
1 8 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.85%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (1.39%) Sketch
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.46%) InVision
5 1 (0.46%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SAP HR
1 2 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.46%) HFM
2 1 (0.46%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.46%) Relativity
2 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.63%) Office 365
2 6 (2.78%) AWS
2 6 (2.78%) Azure
3 4 (1.85%) GitHub
4 3 (1.39%) IaaS
4 3 (1.39%) PaaS
4 3 (1.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.93%) Smartsheet
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.46%) G Suite
6 1 (0.46%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.24%) Firewall
1 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
1 7 (3.24%) WAN
2 5 (2.31%) LAN
2 5 (2.31%) MPLS
2 5 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.39%) Internet
4 3 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.39%) Network Security
4 3 (1.39%) Wireless
5 2 (0.93%) 2G
5 2 (0.93%) 3G
5 2 (0.93%) 4G
5 2 (0.93%) DNS
5 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.93%) LTE
5 2 (0.93%) OSPF
5 2 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.39%) MySQL
3 3 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.93%) MS Access
4 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) Big Data
5 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.46%) OLAP
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQLite
5 1 (0.46%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (6.94%) JIRA
2 3 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.39%) Postman
3 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.46%) JUnit
4 1 (0.46%) Maven
4 1 (0.46%) Mockito
4 1 (0.46%) MSI
4 1 (0.46%) Selenium
4 1 (0.46%) Subversion
4 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.46%) WinDbg
General
1 79 (36.57%) Finance
2 28 (12.96%) Banking
3 17 (7.87%) Legal
4 12 (5.56%) Marketing
5 9 (4.17%) Law
5 9 (4.17%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.85%) Advertising
6 4 (1.85%) Front Office
7 3 (1.39%) Police
7 3 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.93%) Billing
8 2 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Local Government
8 2 (0.93%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (41.20%) Project Manager
2 33 (15.28%) Analyst
3 18 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 10 (4.63%) Business Systems Analyst
4 10 (4.63%) IT Manager
5 9 (4.17%) Insurance Systems Analyst
5 9 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (3.70%) EDI Analyst
6 8 (3.70%) EDI Systems Analyst
6 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (3.24%) Business Manager
7 7 (3.24%) Consultant
7 7 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (3.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (3.24%) Java Engineer
7 7 (3.24%) Programme Manager
7 7 (3.24%) Project Analyst
7 7 (3.24%) Security Manager
7 7 (3.24%) Senior Manager
8 6 (2.78%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.70%) EDI
1 8 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (1.85%) Web Services
2 4 (1.85%) XML
3 3 (1.39%) .NET
3 3 (1.39%) JSON
3 3 (1.39%) REST
4 2 (0.93%) HTML
4 2 (0.93%) LDAP
4 2 (0.93%) SOAP
4 2 (0.93%) Swagger
5 1 (0.46%) Anaconda
5 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.46%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.46%) Dagger
5 1 (0.46%) React
5 1 (0.46%) React Native
5 1 (0.46%) Retrofit
5 1 (0.46%) RxJava
5 1 (0.46%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.09%) User Experience
3 8 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.24%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.78%) PMI
6 3 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.39%) Fibre Optics
6 3 (1.39%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.39%) Replication
6 3 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.39%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.93%) iPhone
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
7 2 (0.93%) Robotics
7 2 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.87%) Windows
2 9 (4.17%) Linux
3 8 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.85%) Android
4 4 (1.85%) Unix
5 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.46%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 30 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 22 (10.19%) Business Analysis
6 21 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (9.72%) Scrum
7 18 (8.33%) Migration
8 15 (6.94%) Change Management
9 14 (6.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (6.02%) ITIL
11 12 (5.56%) Fintech
11 12 (5.56%) Programme Management
11 12 (5.56%) Requirements Gathering
12 11 (5.09%) Coaching
12 11 (5.09%) Computer Science
13 10 (4.63%) Analytics
13 10 (4.63%) Target Operating Model
13 10 (4.63%) Translating Business Requirements
14 9 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.33%) SQL
2 12 (5.56%) Java
3 7 (3.24%) Python
4 5 (2.31%) C
5 3 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.39%) Kotlin
6 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.46%) Scala
7 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (11.57%) Degree
2 16 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.24%) PMP
6 5 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.39%) CISM
7 3 (1.39%) CISSP
7 3 (1.39%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.93%) ACCA
8 2 (0.93%) CISA
8 2 (0.93%) GIAC
8 2 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.46%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.46%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.48%) PMO
2 6 (2.78%) GDPR
3 5 (2.31%) QA
4 2 (0.93%) COREP
4 2 (0.93%) FINREP
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) IFRS
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.46%) NIST
5 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.46%) Docker
4 1 (0.46%) Firmware
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.46%) Varnish
4 1 (0.46%) Xen
4 1 (0.46%) XenApp
4 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) SCCM
1 3 (1.39%) SCOM
2 2 (0.93%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (0.93%) EnCase
2 2 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) CASB
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.46%) FTK
3 1 (0.46%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.46%) WSUS
3 1 (0.46%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.63%) Oracle
3 9 (4.17%) Citrix
4 8 (3.70%) Cisco
4 8 (3.70%) SAP
5 6 (2.78%) VMware
6 4 (1.85%) Adobe
6 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.39%) Apple
7 3 (1.39%) BMC
7 3 (1.39%) Varonis
8 2 (0.93%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.93%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.93%) Google
8 2 (0.93%) HP
8 2 (0.93%) Juniper
8 2 (0.93%) Sun
8 2 (0.93%) Sybase
8 2 (0.93%) Workday
9 1 (0.46%) Planview