Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 266 417 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.39% 6.23% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 7.06% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 303 370
City of London median daily rate £480 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% - -
10th Percentile £313 £261 £317
90th Percentile £688 £625 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
City of London median hourly rate £26.85 £19.00 £27.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.32% -31.64% -49.46%
10th Percentile £13.48 £17.90 £22.40
90th Percentile £43.13 £31.97 £35.30
Central London median hourly rate £26.85 £21.98 £27.80
% change year-on-year +22.18% -20.94% -49.46%

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 4,356 5,909 6,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.23% 88.26% 89.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,353 4,623 5,037
City of London median daily rate £513 £513 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.40% +5.37%
10th Percentile £320 £314 £325
90th Percentile £685 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -0.49% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.13 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.92% +2.27% -9.88%
10th Percentile £12.11 £13.00 £11.77
90th Percentile £52.25 £36.46 £32.08
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +7.89%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020.

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 January 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
London Bridge +47 9 £450 -21.74%
Moorgate - 1 £238 -
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 101 (37.97%) Finance
2 95 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (17.67%) Project Delivery
5 41 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 36 (13.53%) Scrum
8 35 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 32 (12.03%) Banking
9 32 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (10.15%) PMO
11 22 (8.27%) Change Management
11 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
12 21 (7.89%) Business Analysis
13 20 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
14 19 (7.14%) MS Visio
14 19 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 19 (7.14%) Degree
14 19 (7.14%) JIRA
14 19 (7.14%) Coaching
15 18 (6.77%) Waterfall
15 18 (6.77%) Security Cleared
16 17 (6.39%) Microsoft Project
16 17 (6.39%) Windows
16 17 (6.39%) Oracle
16 17 (6.39%) Legal
16 17 (6.39%) Management Information System
17 16 (6.02%) Java
17 16 (6.02%) User Stories
18 15 (5.64%) Mentoring

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 7 (2.63%) CMS
1 7 (2.63%) Confluence
2 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.75%) WordPress
5 1 (0.38%) Apache
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.38%) Drupal
5 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.38%) Moodle
5 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.38%) nginx
5 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (8.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 17 (6.39%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.50%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (1.13%) Sketch
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.38%) InVision
7 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP MDG
2 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.38%) HFM
3 1 (0.38%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.38%) iTrent
3 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.38%) Relativity
3 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.51%) Office 365
2 7 (2.63%) AWS
3 5 (1.88%) Azure
4 3 (1.13%) GitHub
4 3 (1.13%) SaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.75%) IaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Smartsheet
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Boomi
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Force.com
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.89%) WAN
2 10 (3.76%) Ethernet
2 10 (3.76%) LAN
2 10 (3.76%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.38%) Firewall
4 7 (2.63%) MPLS
4 7 (2.63%) VPN
5 6 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.88%) BGP
6 5 (1.88%) Internet
6 5 (1.88%) Wireless
7 4 (1.50%) OSPF
7 4 (1.50%) VoIP
8 3 (1.13%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.13%) DNS
8 3 (1.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.13%) SAN
8 3 (1.13%) Skype
9 2 (0.75%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.26%) Big Data
3 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.13%) MS Access
4 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.38%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) OLAP
6 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.38%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 19 (7.14%) JIRA
2 6 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.50%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.50%) MSI
3 4 (1.50%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.75%) Postman
4 2 (0.75%) Selenium
4 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.38%) git-flow
5 1 (0.38%) JUnit
5 1 (0.38%) Maven
5 1 (0.38%) Mockito
5 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 101 (37.97%) Finance
2 32 (12.03%) Banking
3 17 (6.39%) Legal
4 13 (4.89%) Marketing
4 13 (4.89%) Public Sector
5 8 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.26%) Law
6 6 (2.26%) Retail
6 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.88%) Front Office
8 4 (1.50%) Advertising
9 3 (1.13%) Back Office
9 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Publishing
11 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.38%) International Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Local Government
11 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (36.47%) Project Manager
2 35 (13.16%) Analyst
3 28 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 14 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 12 (4.51%) Programme Manager
5 12 (4.51%) Senior Project Manager
6 11 (4.14%) Developer
7 10 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
7 10 (3.76%) Architect
7 10 (3.76%) IT Manager
8 9 (3.38%) Business Manager
8 9 (3.38%) Consultant
9 8 (3.01%) Business Project Manager
9 8 (3.01%) Project Analyst
10 7 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (2.63%) Java Engineer
10 7 (2.63%) Junior
11 6 (2.26%) Agile Coach
11 6 (2.26%) Agile Project Manager
11 6 (2.26%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (2.26%) XML
3 5 (1.88%) HTML
3 5 (1.88%) Web Services
4 4 (1.50%) CSS
5 3 (1.13%) .NET
5 3 (1.13%) JSON
5 3 (1.13%) Middleware
5 3 (1.13%) REST
6 2 (0.75%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.75%) HTML5
6 2 (0.75%) jQuery
6 2 (0.75%) LAMP
6 2 (0.75%) React
6 2 (0.75%) SAML
6 2 (0.75%) Swagger
6 2 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.38%) FIXML
7 1 (0.38%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.89%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.38%) User Experience
5 8 (3.01%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.63%) PMI
7 6 (2.26%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.50%) Fibre Optics
9 4 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.50%) Wiki
10 3 (1.13%) Replication
10 3 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.75%) iPhone
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.75%) NHS
12 1 (0.38%) FMCG
12 1 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.39%) Windows
2 10 (3.76%) Linux
2 10 (3.76%) Windows 10
3 6 (2.26%) Mac OS
4 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.13%) Android
5 3 (1.13%) Unix
5 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (17.67%) Project Delivery
4 36 (13.53%) Scrum
5 35 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 32 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (8.27%) Change Management
8 21 (7.89%) Business Analysis
9 19 (7.14%) Coaching
10 18 (6.77%) Waterfall
11 16 (6.02%) User Stories
12 15 (5.64%) ITIL
12 15 (5.64%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.64%) Migration
12 15 (5.64%) Programme Management
13 14 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
13 14 (5.26%) Fintech
13 14 (5.26%) Service Delivery
14 13 (4.89%) Analytics
14 13 (4.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.02%) Java
2 11 (4.14%) SQL
3 7 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.50%) C
5 4 (1.50%) VBScript
6 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.13%) Python
7 2 (0.75%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.75%) Kotlin
7 2 (0.75%) PHP
7 2 (0.75%) PHP 7
7 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.38%) C#
8 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (7.14%) Degree
2 18 (6.77%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.38%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.88%) PMP
7 4 (1.50%) ACCA
7 4 (1.50%) APMP
7 4 (1.50%) CCIE
7 4 (1.50%) CCNP
8 3 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.13%) CCDA
8 3 (1.13%) CCDP
8 3 (1.13%) CCNA
8 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.75%) CISSP
9 2 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.15%) PMO
2 11 (4.14%) QA
3 7 (2.63%) GDPR
4 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.75%) COREP
5 2 (0.75%) FINREP
5 2 (0.75%) IFRS
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.38%) MiFID
6 1 (0.38%) NIST
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.88%) DFS Replication
4 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.50%) Xen
4 4 (1.50%) XenApp
4 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.38%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) Varnish
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (1.50%) Perfmon
2 4 (1.50%) SCCM
2 4 (1.50%) SCOM
2 4 (1.50%) WSUS
2 4 (1.50%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.75%) Ansible
3 2 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.38%) EnCase
4 1 (0.38%) Iperf
4 1 (0.38%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.39%) Oracle
3 14 (5.26%) Cisco
3 14 (5.26%) SAP
4 12 (4.51%) Citrix
5 9 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.01%) VMware
7 7 (2.63%) Adobe
8 5 (1.88%) CA
9 4 (1.50%) BMC
9 4 (1.50%) HP
9 4 (1.50%) Ivanti
9 4 (1.50%) Jaspersoft
9 4 (1.50%) Lumension
9 4 (1.50%) McAfee
10 3 (1.13%) Apple
10 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.75%) Juniper
11 2 (0.75%) Reuters