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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 Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 3 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 Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 18 26 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 357 232 144
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 8.23% 7.26% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% 7.94% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 144 92
10th Percentile £363 £313 £375
25th Percentile £447 £413 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £550 £538
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +6.97%
75th Percentile £638 £675 £600
90th Percentile £703 £721 £662
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
% change year-on-year - - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
10th Percentile £37.75 £31.48 £15.95
25th Percentile £43.00 £32.19 £17.85
Median hourly rate £53.00 £34.25 £33.50
Median % change year-on-year +54.74% +2.24% +71.79%
75th Percentile £63.00 £36.19 £45.88
90th Percentile £68.25 £36.83 £54.10
Central London median hourly rate £53.00 £28.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +85.96% -14.93% +71.79%

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 3,978 2,923 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.74% 91.49% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,146 1,794
10th Percentile £388 £358 £333
25th Percentile £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £695 £638 £601
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £508
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.90% -3.33%
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% +23.87%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.55 £39.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £41.75 £53.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.22
% change year-on-year +92.13% -15.14% +31.10%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 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
Jobs
London Bridge +2 1 £600 -14.29%
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 150 (42.02%) Agile
2 135 (37.82%) Finance
3 127 (35.57%) Social Skills
4 75 (21.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (17.93%) Microsoft
6 61 (17.09%) PRINCE2
7 57 (15.97%) Project Delivery
8 56 (15.69%) Scrum
9 54 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (14.29%) JIRA
11 50 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
12 47 (13.17%) Banking
13 43 (12.04%) Migration
14 41 (11.48%) Change Management
15 38 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
16 36 (10.08%) Waterfall
16 36 (10.08%) PMO
17 33 (9.24%) Degree
18 27 (7.56%) SQL
18 27 (7.56%) Microsoft Project
19 26 (7.28%) Decision-Making
19 26 (7.28%) Presentation Skills
20 23 (6.44%) Public Sector
20 23 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
20 23 (6.44%) PMP
20 23 (6.44%) Marketing
20 23 (6.44%) Confluence
21 22 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
21 22 (6.16%) Risk Management
22 21 (5.88%) ITIL

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 23 (6.44%) Confluence
2 10 (2.80%) CMS
2 10 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.84%) Apache
3 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.84%) Headless CMS
3 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.56%) Drupal
4 2 (0.56%) SAS
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 38 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (7.56%) Microsoft Project
3 23 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (3.64%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.12%) Sketch
6 4 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.56%) SPSS
8 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.28%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Workfront
2 4 (1.12%) CA PPM
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.84%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.28%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.76%) Azure
1 17 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (4.48%) AWS
3 10 (2.80%) SaaS
4 7 (1.96%) GitHub
5 5 (1.40%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.12%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (0.84%) Asana
7 3 (0.84%) GCP
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CodeCommit
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 2 (0.56%) Figma
8 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.96%) Internet
1 7 (1.96%) SD-WAN
2 6 (1.68%) WAN
3 5 (1.40%) Firewall
3 5 (1.40%) MPLS
4 3 (0.84%) Skype
4 3 (0.84%) Wireless
5 2 (0.56%) Broadband
5 2 (0.56%) Intranet
5 2 (0.56%) LAN
5 2 (0.56%) Multicast
5 2 (0.56%) Network Security
5 2 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.56%) VoIP
5 2 (0.56%) VPN
5 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.80%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.68%) Big Data
2 6 (1.68%) Data Mining
2 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.40%) Power BI
4 4 (1.12%) MS Access
5 3 (0.84%) Impala
5 3 (0.84%) Tableau
5 3 (0.84%) ThoughtSpot
6 2 (0.56%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.28%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.28%) GIS
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (14.29%) JIRA
2 8 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.84%) git-flow
4 3 (0.84%) RSpec
4 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.28%) GCC
6 1 (0.28%) JUnit
6 1 (0.28%) Postman
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 135 (37.82%) Finance
2 127 (35.57%) Social Skills
3 50 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (13.17%) Banking
5 26 (7.28%) Presentation Skills
6 23 (6.44%) Marketing
6 23 (6.44%) Public Sector
7 14 (3.92%) Influencing Skills
7 14 (3.92%) Organisational Skills
8 13 (3.64%) Legal
9 12 (3.36%) Retail
10 8 (2.24%) Financial Institution
10 8 (2.24%) Front Office
10 8 (2.24%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.96%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (1.40%) Advertising
13 5 (1.40%) Publishing
14 4 (1.12%) Games
15 3 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 140 (39.22%) Project Manager
2 50 (14.01%) Analyst
3 35 (9.80%) IT Manager
4 31 (8.68%) IT Project Manager
5 28 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 18 (5.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (4.20%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (4.20%) Developer
8 13 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 13 (3.64%) Programme Manager
8 13 (3.64%) Technical Manager
9 12 (3.36%) Technical Project Manager
10 10 (2.80%) Senior Manager
10 10 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
11 9 (2.52%) Consultant
11 9 (2.52%) PMO Analyst
11 9 (2.52%) Scrum Master
12 8 (2.24%) Business Manager
12 8 (2.24%) Change Manager
12 8 (2.24%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.68%) CSS
1 6 (1.68%) HTML
2 5 (1.40%) .NET
3 4 (1.12%) Node.js
3 4 (1.12%) React
4 3 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.84%) GraphQL
4 3 (0.84%) HTML5
4 3 (0.84%) Next.js
4 3 (0.84%) Redux
4 3 (0.84%) Web Services
4 3 (0.84%) XML
5 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.56%) JSON
5 2 (0.56%) Middleware
5 2 (0.56%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.56%) Velocity
5 2 (0.56%) WebRTC
5 2 (0.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.92%) User Experience
3 13 (3.64%) Reinsurance
4 12 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.36%) PMI
4 12 (3.36%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.68%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (1.40%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.40%) Social Media
8 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.12%) Digital Signage
8 4 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.56%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.56%) Motion Graphics
10 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.80%) Windows
2 9 (2.52%) Linux
3 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.56%) SUSE
4 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.28%) Unix
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (42.02%) Agile
2 75 (21.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (17.09%) PRINCE2
4 57 (15.97%) Project Delivery
5 56 (15.69%) Scrum
6 54 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (12.04%) Migration
8 41 (11.48%) Change Management
9 36 (10.08%) Waterfall
10 26 (7.28%) Decision-Making
11 22 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (6.16%) Risk Management
12 21 (5.88%) Analytics
12 21 (5.88%) ITIL
13 19 (5.32%) Business Analysis
13 19 (5.32%) Business Case
14 17 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
14 17 (4.76%) Requirements Gathering
15 16 (4.48%) DevOps
16 15 (4.20%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.56%) SQL
2 17 (4.76%) Python
3 11 (3.08%) C
4 9 (2.52%) R
5 6 (1.68%) Java
6 5 (1.40%) C++
6 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.12%) C#
7 4 (1.12%) Perl
7 4 (1.12%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.12%) VBA
8 3 (0.84%) Go
8 3 (0.84%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) Scala
9 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (9.24%) Degree
2 23 (6.44%) PMP
3 21 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 21 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 19 (5.32%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.40%) APMP
7 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.56%) ISEB
9 2 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.28%) CCNA
10 1 (0.28%) CISA
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.28%) CISM
10 1 (0.28%) CISSP
10 1 (0.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.08%) PMO
2 14 (3.92%) QA
3 11 (3.08%) GDPR
4 7 (1.96%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.12%) GRC
6 4 (1.12%) NIST
7 3 (0.84%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.84%) COBIT
7 3 (0.84%) EMIR
7 3 (0.84%) P3O
7 3 (0.84%) SLA
8 2 (0.56%) MiFID
8 2 (0.56%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.56%) WCAG
9 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.28%) FATCA
9 1 (0.28%) IASME
9 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.84%) Docker
3 3 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.68%) Ansible
2 5 (1.40%) Terraform
3 4 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.12%) WMI
4 3 (0.84%) Consul
4 3 (0.84%) Icinga
4 3 (0.84%) Nexpose
4 3 (0.84%) Oozie
4 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.84%) Packer
4 3 (0.84%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.84%) Puppet
4 3 (0.84%) Salt
4 3 (0.84%) SCCM
5 2 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.28%) CASB
6 1 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.28%) QRadar
6 1 (0.28%) VxRail
Vendors
1 64 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.92%) ServiceNow
3 10 (2.80%) SAP
4 9 (2.52%) Oracle
4 9 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.24%) VMware
6 6 (1.68%) Adobe
6 6 (1.68%) Cisco
7 4 (1.12%) CA
7 4 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (1.12%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.12%) Citrix
7 4 (1.12%) Google
7 4 (1.12%) Planview
7 4 (1.12%) Siebel
8 3 (0.84%) Ariba
8 3 (0.84%) Artemis
8 3 (0.84%) CrowdStrike
9 2 (0.56%) Genesys
9 2 (0.56%) TIBCO