Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 35 31 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 230 127 272
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 5.74% 6.08% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.31% 6.72% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 81 212
10th Percentile £363 £201 £313
25th Percentile £425 £413 £407
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -4.00%
75th Percentile £643 £586 £575
90th Percentile £750 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £535 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
10th Percentile £25.20 - £12.45
25th Percentile £33.00 - £14.78
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £17.83
75th Percentile £62.50 - £26.84
90th Percentile - - £41.49
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 - £17.83
% change year-on-year - - -6.18%

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 3,647 1,890 4,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.95% 90.52% 89.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,830 1,421 3,397
10th Percentile £375 £313 £320
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £523 £515
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.46% +0.49%
75th Percentile £653 £602 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £510
% change year-on-year +7.32% +0.49% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 48
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.58 £12.02
25th Percentile £33.19 £18.25 £14.19
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +64.15% +34.18% +3.95%
75th Percentile £61.75 £35.63 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £26.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year +62.62% +30.49% +6.49%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 25 January 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 - -
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 103 (44.78%) Finance
2 91 (39.57%) Social Skills
3 80 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (15.22%) Project Delivery
6 34 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (13.91%) Degree
8 30 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 28 (12.17%) Banking
9 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (10.87%) Change Management
10 25 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
10 25 (10.87%) Scrum
11 24 (10.43%) Waterfall
12 23 (10.00%) JIRA
12 23 (10.00%) Migration
12 23 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 23 (10.00%) PMO
13 22 (9.57%) Microsoft
14 21 (9.13%) Legal
15 20 (8.70%) ITIL
15 20 (8.70%) Presentation Skills
16 19 (8.26%) Public Sector
16 19 (8.26%) Programme Management
17 18 (7.83%) PMP
18 17 (7.39%) Change Control
18 17 (7.39%) Analytics
19 16 (6.96%) Microsoft 365
19 16 (6.96%) SDLC
19 16 (6.96%) Azure

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 (5.22%) Confluence
2 11 (4.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.17%) SAS
4 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.43%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Cloudability
1 2 (0.87%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.87%) Maximo
1 2 (0.87%) Workfront
2 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.96%) Azure
1 16 (6.96%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (4.78%) AWS
3 7 (3.04%) Power Platform
3 7 (3.04%) SaaS
4 6 (2.61%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.30%) IaaS
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.87%) GitHub
6 2 (0.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.43%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.43%) Figma
7 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.43%) Serverless
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.87%) DHCP
2 2 (0.87%) DNS
2 2 (0.87%) Skype
2 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.87%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.43%) 5G
3 1 (0.43%) ATM
3 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.17%) Power BI
3 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.30%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.87%) GIS
5 2 (0.87%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.87%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.87%) Tableau
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.43%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.43%) QGIS
6 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 23 (10.00%) JIRA
2 6 (2.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.74%) Subversion
4 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.87%) webpack
5 1 (0.43%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.43%) git-flow
5 1 (0.43%) GitLab
5 1 (0.43%) GoCD
5 1 (0.43%) RSpec
5 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 103 (44.78%) Finance
2 91 (39.57%) Social Skills
3 28 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (12.17%) Banking
4 21 (9.13%) Legal
5 20 (8.70%) Presentation Skills
6 19 (8.26%) Public Sector
7 15 (6.52%) Investment Banking
8 14 (6.09%) Influencing Skills
8 14 (6.09%) Organisational Skills
9 11 (4.78%) Financial Institution
9 11 (4.78%) Marketing
10 10 (4.35%) Retail
11 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
12 6 (2.61%) Front Office
13 5 (2.17%) German Language
14 4 (1.74%) Law
15 3 (1.30%) Back Office
16 2 (0.87%) Billing
16 2 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 80 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 30 (13.04%) Analyst
3 27 (11.74%) IT Manager
4 22 (9.57%) IT Project Manager
5 15 (6.52%) Business Analyst
6 9 (3.91%) Developer
7 8 (3.48%) Change Manager
7 8 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (3.48%) Programme Manager
7 8 (3.48%) Technical Manager
8 7 (3.04%) Service Manager
9 6 (2.61%) Audit Manager
9 6 (2.61%) Consultant
9 6 (2.61%) Digital Project Manager
9 6 (2.61%) IT Audit Manager
9 6 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
9 6 (2.61%) Senior Manager
9 6 (2.61%) Service Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.17%) Internal Communications Manager
10 5 (2.17%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.17%) HTML
2 4 (1.74%) .NET
2 4 (1.74%) CSS
2 4 (1.74%) XML
3 3 (1.30%) React
3 3 (1.30%) Redux
4 2 (0.87%) Enzyme
4 2 (0.87%) HTML5
4 2 (0.87%) PAYMUL
4 2 (0.87%) WPF
5 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.43%) Express
5 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.43%) J2SE
5 1 (0.43%) Middleware
5 1 (0.43%) Node.js
5 1 (0.43%) REST
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) Spring
5 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.78%) Fixed Income
2 9 (3.91%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.48%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.61%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.17%) User Experience
6 4 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (1.74%) NHS
6 4 (1.74%) PMI
7 3 (1.30%) LIMS
7 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.30%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.30%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.87%) APACS
8 2 (0.87%) CMDB
8 2 (0.87%) Derivative
8 2 (0.87%) Equities
8 2 (0.87%) Social Media
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.61%) Windows
2 5 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.87%) Android
3 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.87%) Unix
3 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.43%) Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (15.22%) Project Delivery
4 34 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 25 (10.87%) Change Management
6 25 (10.87%) Scrum
7 24 (10.43%) Waterfall
8 23 (10.00%) Migration
8 23 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 20 (8.70%) ITIL
10 19 (8.26%) Programme Management
11 17 (7.39%) Analytics
11 17 (7.39%) Change Control
12 16 (6.96%) SDLC
13 15 (6.52%) Agile Project Management
14 14 (6.09%) Decision-Making
15 13 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (5.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.35%) SQL
2 6 (2.61%) C
2 6 (2.61%) Java
3 5 (2.17%) Python
3 5 (2.17%) R
4 4 (1.74%) C#
4 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.87%) C++
6 2 (0.87%) Perl
6 2 (0.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.43%) Go
7 1 (0.43%) Ruby
7 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (13.91%) Degree
2 18 (7.83%) PMP
3 15 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 14 (6.09%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.22%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.87%) MBA
8 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.43%) APMP
9 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.43%) CBAP
9 1 (0.43%) CFA
9 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) IIBA
9 1 (0.43%) ISEB
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.00%) PMO
2 13 (5.65%) QA
3 8 (3.48%) GDPR
4 7 (3.04%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.87%) P3O
5 2 (0.87%) SLA
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) FATCA
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.43%) NIST
6 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.30%) vSphere
3 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.48%) SCCM
2 4 (1.74%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 3 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.30%) Terraform
4 2 (0.87%) Ansible
4 2 (0.87%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.43%) Consul
5 1 (0.43%) Control-M
5 1 (0.43%) Grafana
5 1 (0.43%) Icinga
5 1 (0.43%) Nessus
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Packer
5 1 (0.43%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Salt
5 1 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.91%) SAP
3 6 (2.61%) Cisco
3 6 (2.61%) VMware
4 5 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.74%) Citrix
6 3 (1.30%) Ariba
6 3 (1.30%) Cadence
6 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.30%) Remedy
6 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.87%) Arista
7 2 (0.87%) Aruba
7 2 (0.87%) Conga
7 2 (0.87%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.87%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.87%) Openreach
8 1 (0.43%) CrowdStrike
8 1 (0.43%) iManage
8 1 (0.43%) Refinitiv