Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 25 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 444 486 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.33% 7.35% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 8.27% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 354 443
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £654 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
City of London median hourly rate £25.75 £28.35 £23.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.16% +18.65% +3.87%
10th Percentile £19.78 £18.00 £20.89
90th Percentile £32.33 £32.98 £30.38
Central London median hourly rate £18.25 £28.35 £21.78
% change year-on-year -35.61% +30.14% -5.30%

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 6,120 5,879 5,938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.24% 88.94% 87.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,845 4,547 4,777
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £326 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 55 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.54 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.96% +2.70% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.29 £13.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £31.20 £46.31
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% -5.00% -4.76%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 -14 11 £575 +76.92%
Moorgate -8 1 £625 -
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 194 (43.69%) Finance
2 164 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (27.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 96 (21.62%) PRINCE2
5 63 (14.19%) Microsoft
6 62 (13.96%) Banking
7 51 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (11.26%) Waterfall
9 49 (11.04%) Scrum
10 48 (10.81%) Change Management
11 47 (10.59%) Migration
12 44 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (9.68%) Degree
14 41 (9.23%) PMO
15 40 (9.01%) Business Analysis
16 39 (8.78%) Windows
17 38 (8.56%) ITIL
18 35 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
20 31 (6.98%) Citrix
20 31 (6.98%) Marketing
20 31 (6.98%) Asset Management
21 30 (6.76%) Project Planning
22 28 (6.31%) DevOps
22 28 (6.31%) SDLC
23 26 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
23 26 (5.86%) PMP
24 25 (5.63%) SaaS
24 25 (5.63%) User Experience
25 24 (5.41%) MS Visio

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 12 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.03%) CMS
3 4 (0.90%) Confluence
4 3 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 18 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.68%) InVision
8 1 (0.23%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.45%) Actimize
3 2 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.45%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.45%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.45%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (5.63%) SaaS
4 21 (4.73%) IaaS
5 19 (4.28%) Office 365
6 14 (3.15%) PaaS
7 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.13%) GitHub
9 5 (1.13%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.90%) G Suite
10 4 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.68%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.45%) Yammer
13 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.03%) Firewall
1 9 (2.03%) WAN
2 8 (1.80%) LAN
2 8 (1.80%) Network Security
3 6 (1.35%) SMS
4 5 (1.13%) Wireless
5 4 (0.90%) BGP
5 4 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.90%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (0.90%) MPLS
5 4 (0.90%) Multicast
5 4 (0.90%) NX-OS
5 4 (0.90%) OSPF
5 4 (0.90%) Skype
6 3 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.68%) Junos
6 3 (0.68%) VPLS
6 3 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.35%) Big Data
3 3 (0.68%) BigQuery
3 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.45%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.45%) InfluxDB
4 2 (0.45%) MySQL
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.23%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (3.15%) JIRA
2 10 (2.25%) Maven
3 8 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.45%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.23%) Protractor
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Zephyr
General
1 194 (43.69%) Finance
2 62 (13.96%) Banking
3 31 (6.98%) Marketing
4 22 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.50%) Legal
6 17 (3.83%) Law
7 16 (3.60%) Front Office
8 13 (2.93%) Advertising
9 11 (2.48%) Back Office
10 10 (2.25%) Retail
11 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.35%) Financial Institution
12 6 (1.35%) German Language
12 6 (1.35%) Publishing
13 5 (1.13%) International Banking
14 4 (0.90%) French Language
15 3 (0.68%) Billing
15 3 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.68%) Local Government
16 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (49.10%) Project Manager
2 62 (13.96%) Analyst
3 42 (9.46%) Business Analyst
4 40 (9.01%) Infrastructure Manager
5 39 (8.78%) IT Manager
6 35 (7.88%) IT Project Manager
7 32 (7.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 20 (4.50%) Developer
9 16 (3.60%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (3.15%) Senior Manager
11 13 (2.93%) Senior Project Manager
12 12 (2.70%) Change Manager
13 11 (2.48%) Business Manager
13 11 (2.48%) Digital Project Manager
14 10 (2.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
14 10 (2.25%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.25%) Programme Manager
15 9 (2.03%) DevOps Manager
15 9 (2.03%) Implementation Manager
15 9 (2.03%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.93%) RESTful
2 12 (2.70%) Spring
3 10 (2.25%) Hibernate
3 10 (2.25%) Spring Boot
4 9 (2.03%) HTML
5 8 (1.80%) CSS
6 7 (1.58%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.58%) Sass
7 6 (1.35%) CSS3
7 6 (1.35%) HTML5
7 6 (1.35%) LESS
8 4 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.90%) jQuery
9 3 (0.68%) .NET
9 3 (0.68%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.68%) Web Services
10 2 (0.45%) FpML
11 1 (0.23%) Middleware
11 1 (0.23%) MooTools
11 1 (0.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.63%) User Experience
3 20 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.83%) Reinsurance
6 15 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.48%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.25%) PMI
9 10 (2.25%) Tandem
10 7 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.58%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.58%) NHS
11 6 (1.35%) Fintech
12 5 (1.13%) Contactless
12 5 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.90%) Derivative
13 4 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.78%) Windows
2 22 (4.95%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.58%) Unix
4 5 (1.13%) Android
4 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.13%) Linux
4 5 (1.13%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.90%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (27.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (21.62%) PRINCE2
4 51 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (11.26%) Waterfall
6 49 (11.04%) Scrum
7 48 (10.81%) Change Management
8 47 (10.59%) Migration
9 40 (9.01%) Business Analysis
10 38 (8.56%) ITIL
11 31 (6.98%) Asset Management
12 30 (6.76%) Project Planning
13 28 (6.31%) DevOps
13 28 (6.31%) SDLC
14 20 (4.50%) Analytics
14 20 (4.50%) TDD
15 19 (4.28%) Kanban
15 19 (4.28%) Risk Management
15 19 (4.28%) User Stories
16 18 (4.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.73%) JavaScript
1 21 (4.73%) SQL
2 15 (3.38%) Java
3 11 (2.48%) Python
4 10 (2.25%) Java 8
5 6 (1.35%) TypeScript
6 4 (0.90%) C
6 4 (0.90%) VBA
7 3 (0.68%) C++
7 3 (0.68%) Perl
7 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.68%) R
8 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.23%) C#
8 1 (0.23%) Natural
8 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.23%) PHP
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (9.68%) Degree
2 26 (5.86%) PMP
3 23 (5.18%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.03%) ISEB
6 8 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.13%) CISSP
9 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.90%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.68%) ACCA
10 3 (0.68%) CISA
10 3 (0.68%) MCIPD
10 3 (0.68%) MCITP
10 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.45%) ACSP
11 2 (0.45%) ACTC
11 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.45%) MCTS
11 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.23%) PMO
2 17 (3.83%) QA
3 13 (2.93%) GDPR
4 7 (1.58%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.35%) SLA
6 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.68%) EMIR
7 3 (0.68%) GCP
7 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.45%) COBIT
8 2 (0.45%) MiFID
8 2 (0.45%) PSD2
8 2 (0.45%) SEPA
8 2 (0.45%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.23%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS
9 1 (0.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 16 (3.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.68%) ProxySG
3 3 (0.68%) XenApp
3 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Docker
5 1 (0.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (1.58%) SCCM
2 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.45%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.45%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.23%) Grafana
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.23%) Nessus
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.23%) Terraform
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.98%) Citrix
3 12 (2.70%) Cisco
4 11 (2.48%) Progress
4 11 (2.48%) SAP
5 9 (2.03%) VMware
6 8 (1.80%) Ivanti
6 8 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.58%) Google
8 5 (1.13%) Alteryx
8 5 (1.13%) Apple
8 5 (1.13%) Charles River
8 5 (1.13%) Juniper
8 5 (1.13%) Tableau
8 5 (1.13%) Tealium
9 4 (0.90%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.90%) Intapp
9 4 (0.90%) Oracle
9 4 (0.90%) Wyse
10 3 (0.68%) NetScout