Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 115 402 426
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.16% 6.18% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 6.87% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 295 309
Median daily rate £538 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £361 £326 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £538 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.44% +5.83% -9.16%
10th Percentile £28.25 £15.25 £19.78
90th Percentile £54.10 £46.38 £32.33
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year - +91.78% -35.61%

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 1,965 5,854 6,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.16% 90.02% 88.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,367 4,578 4,845
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £338 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 104
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.67 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.37% +10.51% -6.50%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £13.27
90th Percentile £51.55 £56.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +0.05%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (18.26%) PRINCE2
4 21 (18.26%) Degree
5 17 (14.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (13.04%) Banking
6 15 (13.04%) SQL
7 14 (12.17%) Target Operating Model
8 13 (11.30%) Project Delivery
9 12 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (10.43%) Windows
9 12 (10.43%) Migration
9 12 (10.43%) Computer Science
10 11 (9.57%) EDI
10 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
10 11 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (9.57%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (9.57%) Regulatory Compliance
11 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
12 8 (6.96%) ITIL
12 8 (6.96%) Change Management
12 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (6.96%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (6.09%) Azure
13 7 (6.09%) Scrum
13 7 (6.09%) Linux
14 6 (5.22%) Python
14 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Project

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 4 (3.48%) Confluence
2 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.74%) CMS
4 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.87%) R Markdown
4 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.87%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Azure
2 4 (3.48%) AWS
3 3 (2.61%) GitHub
3 3 (2.61%) Office 365
4 2 (1.74%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) G Suite
5 1 (0.87%) IaaS
5 1 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Serverless
5 1 (0.87%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) WAN
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) Intranet
3 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.74%) LAN
3 2 (1.74%) MPLS
3 2 (1.74%) Network Security
3 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.87%) 2G
4 1 (0.87%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.87%) Broadband
4 1 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.87%) GSM
4 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.87%) LTE
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) UMTS
4 1 (0.87%) Wireless
4 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) MySQL
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.87%) Big Data
2 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) EDMS
2 1 (0.87%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.87%) QlikView
2 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.87%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (0.87%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (2.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.74%) JUnit
3 2 (1.74%) Mockito
3 2 (1.74%) Postman
4 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.87%) Emacs
4 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.87%) Selenium
4 1 (0.87%) Subversion
General
1 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Legal
3 6 (5.22%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.48%) Front Office
4 4 (3.48%) Law
5 3 (2.61%) Advertising
5 3 (2.61%) Local Government
5 3 (2.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
6 2 (1.74%) Billing
6 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) French Language
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (46.09%) Project Manager
2 19 (16.52%) Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) EDI Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) EDI Systems Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) Insurance Systems Analyst
3 11 (9.57%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (6.09%) Architect
4 7 (6.09%) IT Manager
5 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Security Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (2.61%) Business Manager
8 3 (2.61%) ERP Manager
8 3 (2.61%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) EDI
2 3 (2.61%) HTML
2 3 (2.61%) LDAP
3 2 (1.74%) .NET
3 2 (1.74%) Dagger
3 2 (1.74%) Material Design
3 2 (1.74%) React
3 2 (1.74%) Retrofit
3 2 (1.74%) RxJava
3 2 (1.74%) XML
4 1 (0.87%) CSS
4 1 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.87%) JSP
4 1 (0.87%) Node.js
4 1 (0.87%) React Native
4 1 (0.87%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.87%) Servlets
4 1 (0.87%) SOAP
4 1 (0.87%) SPML
4 1 (0.87%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.48%) Social Media
3 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.74%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.74%) PMI
4 2 (1.74%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.87%) ASIC
5 1 (0.87%) Blog
5 1 (0.87%) Derivative
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) Replication
5 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.43%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Unix
3 4 (3.48%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.61%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.87%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (18.26%) PRINCE2
4 17 (14.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (12.17%) Target Operating Model
6 13 (11.30%) Project Delivery
7 12 (10.43%) Computer Science
7 12 (10.43%) Migration
7 12 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.57%) Regulatory Compliance
8 11 (9.57%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.96%) Change Management
9 8 (6.96%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (6.96%) ITIL
10 7 (6.09%) Scrum
11 6 (5.22%) Programme Management
11 6 (5.22%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (5.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.04%) SQL
2 6 (5.22%) Python
3 4 (3.48%) Java
4 3 (2.61%) Kotlin
5 2 (1.74%) C
5 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.74%) R
6 1 (0.87%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) Degree
2 11 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.35%) PMP
4 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) CISA
5 4 (3.48%) CISM
5 4 (3.48%) CISSP
5 4 (3.48%) GIAC
5 4 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.61%) CREST Certified
6 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.74%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.87%) ACCA
8 1 (0.87%) CLAS
8 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) GDPR
1 4 (3.48%) PMO
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) COBIT
2 2 (1.74%) EMIR
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) CDISC
3 1 (0.87%) COREP
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.87%) FINREP
3 1 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.87%) MiFID
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) BitLocker
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.87%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) EnCase
1 3 (2.61%) FTK
2 2 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.87%) Ansible
3 1 (0.87%) CASB
3 1 (0.87%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.87%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.48%) Cisco
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle
2 4 (3.48%) SAP
3 3 (2.61%) Cellebrite
3 3 (2.61%) VMware
4 2 (1.74%) Citrix
4 2 (1.74%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.74%) Google
4 2 (1.74%) HP
5 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.87%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.87%) Cerner
5 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.87%) Juniper
5 1 (0.87%) Novell
5 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.87%) Sybase
5 1 (0.87%) Symantec
5 1 (0.87%) Varonis