Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 24 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 502 499 805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.08% 7.57% 8.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.02% 8.66% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 376 629
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £293
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £488 £500 £451
% change year-on-year -2.50% +10.93% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
City of London median hourly rate £27.80 £31.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +55.56% -17.35%
10th Percentile £22.40 £22.93 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.28 £55.00 £47.18
Central London median hourly rate £27.80 £28.75 £20.75
% change year-on-year -3.32% +38.55% -3.49%

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 6257 5765 7677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.28% 87.41% 83.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4969 4616 6106
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £664 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.75 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.46 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.06% -7.33% +16.73%

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 November 2017.

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
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 November 2017. 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 - 1 - -
London Bridge - 1 £300 -
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 216 (43.03%) Finance
2 149 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (26.10%) PRINCE2
4 128 (25.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (19.52%) Banking
6 57 (11.35%) Change Management
7 51 (10.16%) Programme Management
8 50 (9.96%) Microsoft
9 45 (8.96%) Migration
9 45 (8.96%) ITIL
10 44 (8.76%) Business Analysis
11 43 (8.57%) Investment Banking
12 42 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
13 41 (8.17%) Degree
14 40 (7.97%) Risk Management
15 38 (7.57%) Microsoft Excel
15 38 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
16 37 (7.37%) PMO
17 36 (7.17%) Legal
18 35 (6.97%) PMI Certification
19 34 (6.77%) Waterfall
20 33 (6.57%) PMP
21 32 (6.37%) Microsoft Project
21 32 (6.37%) SQL
21 32 (6.37%) QA
22 31 (6.18%) Scrum
23 28 (5.58%) Security Cleared
23 28 (5.58%) SDLC
24 27 (5.38%) GDPR
24 27 (5.38%) JIRA

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 21 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.80%) CMS
2 4 (0.80%) Confluence
2 4 (0.80%) SAS
2 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) Drupal
5 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.20%) IIS
5 1 (0.20%) Jetty
5 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.20%) nginx
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (7.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 38 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (6.37%) Microsoft Project
3 25 (4.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) SPSS
6 2 (0.40%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.20%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Maximo
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.99%) Office 365
2 9 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.00%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.00%) SaaS
5 4 (0.80%) IaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.60%) PaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Asana
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.20%) G Suite
8 1 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.20%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.39%) WAN
2 10 (1.99%) LAN
3 7 (1.39%) SMS
4 6 (1.20%) Skype
4 6 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.00%) Firewall
5 5 (1.00%) VoIP
6 4 (0.80%) Network Security
6 4 (0.80%) VPN
7 3 (0.60%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.60%) SAN
7 3 (0.60%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.40%) Intranet
8 2 (0.40%) MPLS
8 2 (0.40%) Wireless
8 2 (0.40%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.20%) Internet
9 1 (0.20%) LDAP
9 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.99%) MySQL
3 6 (1.20%) Big Data
3 6 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.80%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.60%) Redis
5 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.40%) DB2
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.40%) Power BI
6 2 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (0.40%) QlikView
7 1 (0.20%) Clusterpoint
Development Applications
1 27 (5.38%) JIRA
2 8 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.00%) Subversion
4 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.60%) TestRail
6 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) Ant
7 1 (0.20%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.20%) Maven
7 1 (0.20%) MSI
7 1 (0.20%) NUnit
7 1 (0.20%) ProC
7 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.20%) Selenium
7 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.20%) webpack
General
1 216 (43.03%) Finance
2 98 (19.52%) Banking
3 43 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 36 (7.17%) Legal
5 25 (4.98%) Marketing
6 24 (4.78%) Front Office
7 19 (3.78%) Back Office
8 18 (3.59%) Advertising
8 18 (3.59%) Financial Institution
8 18 (3.59%) Retail
9 14 (2.79%) Law
10 11 (2.19%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.59%) International Banking
12 6 (1.20%) Publishing
12 6 (1.20%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.40%) Billing
14 2 (0.40%) French Language
14 2 (0.40%) Local Government
14 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 251 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 52 (10.36%) Analyst
3 46 (9.16%) IT Manager
4 43 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 40 (7.97%) IT Project Manager
6 28 (5.58%) Senior Manager
7 26 (5.18%) Programme Manager
8 25 (4.98%) Developer
9 24 (4.78%) Senior Project Manager
10 22 (4.38%) Consultant
11 21 (4.18%) Infrastructure Manager
12 17 (3.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 16 (3.19%) Security Manager
14 14 (2.79%) Agile Project Manager
14 14 (2.79%) Applications Manager
14 14 (2.79%) Digital Project Manager
14 14 (2.79%) Junior
14 14 (2.79%) Junior Project Manager
15 13 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
16 12 (2.39%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.19%) HTML
2 10 (1.99%) .NET
3 8 (1.59%) Middleware
4 7 (1.39%) Web Services
5 6 (1.20%) CSS
6 5 (1.00%) Node.js
7 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.40%) HTML5
8 2 (0.40%) REST
8 2 (0.40%) SOAP
8 2 (0.40%) XML
9 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.20%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (0.20%) Kafka
9 1 (0.20%) Laravel
9 1 (0.20%) Matplotlib
9 1 (0.20%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.58%) PMI
3 22 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.79%) Derivative
5 14 (2.79%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.59%) Equities
6 13 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.99%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.99%) User Experience
9 8 (1.59%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (1.00%) NHS
11 5 (1.00%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.00%) Social Media
12 4 (0.80%) Fintech
12 4 (0.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.98%) Windows
2 12 (2.39%) Linux
3 7 (1.39%) Unix
4 6 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.80%) Solaris
6 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (29.68%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (26.10%) PRINCE2
3 128 (25.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (11.35%) Change Management
5 51 (10.16%) Programme Management
6 45 (8.96%) ITIL
6 45 (8.96%) Migration
7 44 (8.76%) Business Analysis
8 40 (7.97%) Risk Management
9 34 (6.77%) Waterfall
10 31 (6.18%) Scrum
11 28 (5.58%) SDLC
12 27 (5.38%) Asset Management
13 24 (4.78%) Analytics
13 24 (4.78%) CRM
13 24 (4.78%) Information Security
14 22 (4.38%) PRINCE
15 21 (4.18%) Project Governance
15 21 (4.18%) Service Delivery
16 19 (3.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.37%) SQL
2 15 (2.99%) Java
3 10 (1.99%) C#
4 9 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.59%) C++
6 7 (1.39%) Python
7 5 (1.00%) C
7 5 (1.00%) VBA
8 4 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.80%) R
9 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.40%) Perl
10 2 (0.40%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.20%) Ruby
11 1 (0.20%) Scala
11 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (8.17%) Degree
2 35 (6.97%) PMI Certification
3 33 (6.57%) PMP
4 28 (5.58%) Security Cleared
5 26 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (2.59%) APMP
6 13 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (2.39%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.79%) ISEB
9 9 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.80%) CISSP
13 3 (0.60%) CISA
13 3 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.60%) PhD
14 2 (0.40%) CCENT
14 2 (0.40%) CISM
14 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.37%) PMO
2 32 (6.37%) QA
3 27 (5.38%) GDPR
4 16 (3.19%) MiFID
5 14 (2.79%) Data Quality
5 14 (2.79%) EMIR
6 9 (1.79%) SLA
7 5 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.80%) AIFMD
9 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.20%) GAMP
10 1 (0.20%) GCP
10 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.20%) IFRS
10 1 (0.20%) P3O
10 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.20%) SEPA
10 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.40%) Docker
3 2 (0.40%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) Puppet
2 5 (1.00%) SCCM
3 4 (0.80%) Ansible
4 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.40%) SCOM
4 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.40%) vRealize
5 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Packer
5 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.98%) Oracle
3 14 (2.79%) Cisco
4 10 (1.99%) Google
4 10 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.79%) SAP
6 8 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.39%) AppDynamics
7 7 (1.39%) IBM
7 7 (1.39%) Splunk
8 4 (0.80%) Adobe
8 4 (0.80%) Citrix
8 4 (0.80%) Murex
8 4 (0.80%) VMware
9 3 (0.60%) ATG
9 3 (0.60%) HP
9 3 (0.60%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.60%) NetApp
9 3 (0.60%) Reuters
9 3 (0.60%) TIBCO