Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 35 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 345 405 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.91% 5.72% 7.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 6.53% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 303 379
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £260 £312
90th Percentile £688 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £27.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -31.64% -11.76%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.80 £22.40
90th Percentile £48.00 £30.35 £33.28
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £27.80
% change year-on-year +84.21% -31.64% -3.32%

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 5,222 6,201 6,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.40% 87.58% 89.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,083 4,936 5,097
City of London median daily rate £525 £508 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -0.49% +7.37%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 93 59
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £12.02 £13.31 £13.34
90th Percentile £52.85 £31.90 £30.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% -5.00% +2.77%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor 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 21 November 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
London Bridge +32 13 £450 -21.74%
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 134 (38.84%) Finance
2 125 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (18.55%) Project Delivery
5 55 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 52 (15.07%) PRINCE2
7 46 (13.33%) Scrum
8 44 (12.75%) Banking
9 40 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (10.72%) PMO
11 36 (10.43%) Change Management
12 33 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (8.99%) Degree
14 30 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
15 27 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
16 26 (7.54%) Business Analysis
16 26 (7.54%) Data Centre
17 25 (7.25%) Coaching
17 25 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 24 (6.96%) Analytics
19 23 (6.67%) JIRA
19 23 (6.67%) Programme Management
20 22 (6.38%) SAP
20 22 (6.38%) Windows
20 22 (6.38%) Waterfall
21 21 (6.09%) Microsoft Project
21 21 (6.09%) Marketing
22 20 (5.80%) Security Cleared
22 20 (5.80%) ITIL
22 20 (5.80%) Migration

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 11 (3.19%) Confluence
2 10 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.32%) CMS
4 6 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.87%) SAS
7 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.58%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.58%) WordPress
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.29%) Drupal
8 1 (0.29%) JBoss
8 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.29%) nginx
8 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (6.09%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (4.93%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.87%) Sketch
7 2 (0.58%) InVision
7 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.87%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.58%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.58%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Global One
4 1 (0.29%) HFM
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.29%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.22%) Azure
1 18 (5.22%) Office 365
2 8 (2.32%) AWS
3 7 (2.03%) IaaS
4 4 (1.16%) SaaS
5 3 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.58%) GCP
6 2 (0.58%) GitHub
6 2 (0.58%) PaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.93%) WAN
2 15 (4.35%) LAN
3 14 (4.06%) Firewall
4 12 (3.48%) Ethernet
5 11 (3.19%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.90%) MPLS
6 10 (2.90%) VPN
7 9 (2.61%) BGP
7 9 (2.61%) Skype
7 9 (2.61%) Wireless
8 8 (2.32%) OSPF
9 7 (2.03%) DNS
9 7 (2.03%) Internet
9 7 (2.03%) VoIP
9 7 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.74%) SAN
11 5 (1.45%) BIG-IP
11 5 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.45%) DHCP
11 5 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (1.74%) Big Data
2 6 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.87%) MS Access
4 2 (0.58%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.58%) Power BI
4 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.58%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.29%) Looker
5 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) QlikView
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (6.67%) JIRA
2 6 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.16%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.16%) MSI
3 4 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.16%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.87%) Selenium
5 2 (0.58%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.58%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.29%) git-flow
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Maven
6 1 (0.29%) Mockito
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 134 (38.84%) Finance
2 44 (12.75%) Banking
3 21 (6.09%) Marketing
4 16 (4.64%) Legal
5 15 (4.35%) Retail
6 14 (4.06%) Public Sector
6 14 (4.06%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.48%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.90%) Advertising
9 9 (2.61%) Law
10 8 (2.32%) Front Office
11 5 (1.45%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.16%) Back Office
13 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.87%) Publishing
14 2 (0.58%) Billing
15 1 (0.29%) French Language
15 1 (0.29%) Local Government
15 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (35.94%) Project Manager
2 42 (12.17%) Analyst
3 30 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 20 (5.80%) Architect
5 16 (4.64%) Developer
6 14 (4.06%) Senior Manager
7 13 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
8 12 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (3.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 11 (3.19%) Technical Manager
10 10 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (2.90%) IT Manager
10 10 (2.90%) Network Engineer
11 9 (2.61%) Consultant
11 9 (2.61%) Digital Project Manager
11 9 (2.61%) Technical Project Manager
12 8 (2.32%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.32%) Project Analyst
12 8 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.03%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (1.45%) CSS
2 5 (1.45%) HTML
2 5 (1.45%) XML
3 4 (1.16%) JSON
3 4 (1.16%) Web Services
4 3 (0.87%) .NET
4 3 (0.87%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.87%) EDI
4 3 (0.87%) jQuery
4 3 (0.87%) Middleware
4 3 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.58%) HTML5
5 2 (0.58%) LAMP
5 2 (0.58%) React
5 2 (0.58%) REST
5 2 (0.58%) RESTful
6 1 (0.29%) FIXML
6 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.54%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.48%) PMI
4 12 (3.48%) User Experience
5 9 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.03%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.74%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.45%) Fibre Optics
9 5 (1.45%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.16%) Wiki
11 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.58%) Replication
12 2 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.38%) Windows
2 12 (3.48%) Linux
3 11 (3.19%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.32%) Unix
5 6 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.74%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.45%) Android
7 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (18.55%) Project Delivery
4 52 (15.07%) PRINCE2
5 46 (13.33%) Scrum
6 36 (10.43%) Change Management
7 33 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (7.54%) Business Analysis
9 25 (7.25%) Coaching
10 24 (6.96%) Analytics
11 23 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 22 (6.38%) Waterfall
13 20 (5.80%) ITIL
13 20 (5.80%) Migration
13 20 (5.80%) SDLC
14 19 (5.51%) Service Delivery
15 18 (5.22%) Risk Management
15 18 (5.22%) User Stories
16 17 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (4.64%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.93%) Java
2 14 (4.06%) SQL
3 11 (3.19%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.61%) Python
5 6 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.16%) VBScript
7 3 (0.87%) C
7 3 (0.87%) Kotlin
7 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.58%) C#
8 2 (0.58%) Perl
8 2 (0.58%) PHP
8 2 (0.58%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.29%) C++
9 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (8.99%) Degree
2 20 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.22%) PMI Certification
4 16 (4.64%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.19%) PMP
6 9 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.03%) CCIE
7 7 (2.03%) CCNP
8 5 (1.45%) CCNA
9 4 (1.16%) ACCA
9 4 (1.16%) APMP
9 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.16%) CCDA
9 4 (1.16%) CCDP
9 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.87%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.87%) IIBA
10 3 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.72%) PMO
2 17 (4.93%) QA
3 9 (2.61%) GDPR
4 5 (1.45%) IFRS
5 3 (0.87%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.58%) COREP
6 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.58%) FINREP
6 2 (0.58%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) Basel III
7 1 (0.29%) ECSS
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.29%) MiFID
7 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.90%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.45%) XenApp
2 5 (1.45%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.16%) DFS Replication
3 4 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.16%) Xen
4 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.87%) vSphere
5 2 (0.58%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.29%) Docker
6 1 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.29%) Varnish
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (1.74%) Jamf Pro
1 6 (1.74%) SCCM
2 4 (1.16%) Perfmon
2 4 (1.16%) SCOM
2 4 (1.16%) WSUS
2 4 (1.16%) XenMobile
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.87%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.58%) Ansible
4 2 (0.58%) Iperf
5 1 (0.29%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.29%) EnCase
5 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.29%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 55 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.38%) SAP
3 18 (5.22%) Cisco
4 17 (4.93%) Oracle
5 11 (3.19%) Adobe
5 11 (3.19%) VMware
6 9 (2.61%) Citrix
6 9 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.32%) HP
8 7 (2.03%) CA
9 6 (1.74%) F5
10 5 (1.45%) Ivanti
11 4 (1.16%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.16%) BMC
11 4 (1.16%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.16%) Jaspersoft
11 4 (1.16%) Juniper
11 4 (1.16%) Lumension
11 4 (1.16%) McAfee
11 4 (1.16%) Reuters