Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 496 420 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.08% 6.86% 8.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 7.88% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 316 468
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.83%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £299
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
City of London median hourly rate £27.80 £55.00 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.46% +182.16% +23.23%
10th Percentile £16.31 £31.03 £12.50
90th Percentile £60.50 £55.00 £46.98
Central London median hourly rate £27.80 £55.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -49.46% +171.60% +5.83%

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 6,142 5,332 5,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.63% 87.07% 86.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,902 4,236 4,657
City of London median daily rate £505 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £293
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 61
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% -2.98% +11.21%
10th Percentile £11.60 £13.55 £12.04
90th Percentile £37.38 £55.00 £51.25
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.46 £21.13
% change year-on-year +2.77% -7.90% +18.21%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 - 1 £300 -
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 238 (47.98%) Finance
2 139 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 120 (24.19%) PRINCE2
5 82 (16.53%) Banking
6 67 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 58 (11.69%) Business Analysis
8 57 (11.49%) Change Management
9 54 (10.89%) Programme Management
9 54 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (10.69%) PMO
10 53 (10.69%) Migration
11 52 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
12 45 (9.07%) Degree
13 44 (8.87%) Risk Management
14 43 (8.67%) PMI Certification
15 41 (8.27%) PMP
16 39 (7.86%) Windows
17 36 (7.26%) Legal
17 36 (7.26%) GDPR
18 35 (7.06%) Microsoft Project
19 34 (6.85%) ITIL
19 34 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
19 34 (6.85%) Waterfall
20 32 (6.45%) QA
20 32 (6.45%) Investment Banking
21 31 (6.25%) Front Office
21 31 (6.25%) Information Security
21 31 (6.25%) Marketing
22 30 (6.05%) Security Cleared

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 13 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.81%) Confluence
3 6 (1.21%) CMS
4 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.40%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.20%) Apache
6 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (10.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (7.06%) Microsoft Project
3 29 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (5.85%) MS Visio
4 23 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.40%) Revit
7 1 (0.20%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Summit
2 3 (0.60%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.40%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.40%) Primavera
3 2 (0.40%) Relativity
3 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.40%) Workfront
4 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
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%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.61%) Office 365
2 8 (1.61%) SaaS
3 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.01%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) Heroku
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) npm
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.20%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.22%) Firewall
2 9 (1.81%) MPLS
2 9 (1.81%) WAN
3 7 (1.41%) IP Telephony
3 7 (1.41%) SMS
4 5 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.01%) LAN
4 5 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.81%) SAN
5 4 (0.81%) Skype
5 4 (0.81%) VPN
6 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 3 (0.60%) VoIP
7 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.40%) Network Security
7 2 (0.40%) PBX
7 2 (0.40%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.21%) RDBMS
3 6 (1.21%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.01%) MySQL
5 4 (0.81%) Big Data
5 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.60%) Redis
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.40%) Power BI
7 2 (0.40%) QlikView
8 1 (0.20%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) GIS
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.20%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 23 (4.64%) JIRA
2 9 (1.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.81%) Subversion
4 3 (0.60%) TestRail
5 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.40%) Maven
5 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.20%) Ant
6 1 (0.20%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.20%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.20%) FxCop
6 1 (0.20%) Hudson
6 1 (0.20%) ProC
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.20%) Toad
6 1 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.20%) XMLSpy
General
1 238 (47.98%) Finance
2 82 (16.53%) Banking
3 36 (7.26%) Legal
4 32 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 31 (6.25%) Front Office
5 31 (6.25%) Marketing
6 23 (4.64%) Retail
7 19 (3.83%) Advertising
7 19 (3.83%) Law
8 18 (3.63%) Financial Institution
9 16 (3.23%) Back Office
10 7 (1.41%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.21%) International Banking
11 6 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.81%) Local Government
13 3 (0.60%) Billing
13 3 (0.60%) German Language
13 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.60%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 231 (46.57%) Project Manager
2 73 (14.72%) Analyst
3 53 (10.69%) Business Analyst
4 36 (7.26%) IT Manager
5 32 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 28 (5.65%) IT Project Manager
7 26 (5.24%) Consultant
8 25 (5.04%) Senior Project Manager
9 23 (4.64%) Programme Manager
10 22 (4.44%) Developer
11 19 (3.83%) Digital Project Manager
12 18 (3.63%) Security Manager
13 17 (3.43%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (2.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 13 (2.62%) GDPR Project Manager
15 13 (2.62%) Junior
15 13 (2.62%) Junior Project Manager
15 13 (2.62%) Security Project Manager
16 12 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
17 10 (2.02%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.82%) .NET
2 9 (1.81%) HTML
3 6 (1.21%) CSS
3 6 (1.21%) Node.js
3 6 (1.21%) Web Services
4 5 (1.01%) Middleware
5 4 (0.81%) REST
6 3 (0.60%) COM
6 3 (0.60%) FpML
6 3 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.60%) React
6 3 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (0.60%) WCF
6 3 (0.60%) WPF
6 3 (0.60%) XML
7 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.40%) JSON
7 2 (0.40%) Spring
8 1 (0.20%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.65%) PMI
3 25 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.23%) Fixed Income
4 21 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.63%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.82%) Derivative
6 14 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.42%) User Experience
8 11 (2.22%) Equities
9 8 (1.61%) Credit Risk
9 8 (1.61%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.61%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.61%) Reinsurance
9 8 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.41%) Social Media
11 6 (1.21%) Fintech
11 6 (1.21%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.86%) Windows
2 22 (4.44%) Linux
3 14 (2.82%) Windows 10
4 12 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.02%) Unix
6 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.60%) Solaris
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 120 (24.19%) PRINCE2
4 58 (11.69%) Business Analysis
5 57 (11.49%) Change Management
6 54 (10.89%) Programme Management
7 53 (10.69%) Migration
8 44 (8.87%) Risk Management
9 34 (6.85%) ITIL
9 34 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (6.85%) Waterfall
10 31 (6.25%) Information Security
11 30 (6.05%) Analytics
12 28 (5.65%) Data Analysis
13 27 (5.44%) Project Planning
14 26 (5.24%) SDLC
15 24 (4.84%) E-Commerce
16 23 (4.64%) Asset Management
16 23 (4.64%) Project Governance
17 22 (4.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.23%) SQL
2 15 (3.02%) C#
2 15 (3.02%) Java
3 12 (2.42%) C++
4 11 (2.22%) Python
5 10 (2.02%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.01%) VBA
7 3 (0.60%) Apple Swift
7 3 (0.60%) C
7 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.60%) Perl
7 3 (0.60%) R
7 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) Scala
9 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (9.07%) Degree
2 43 (8.67%) PMI Certification
3 41 (8.27%) PMP
4 30 (6.05%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.22%) ISEB
9 7 (1.41%) APMP
9 7 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.41%) PhD
10 6 (1.21%) CISM
10 6 (1.21%) CISSP
10 6 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.01%) CISA
11 5 (1.01%) MBA
12 4 (0.81%) CFA
13 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.69%) PMO
2 36 (7.26%) GDPR
3 32 (6.45%) QA
4 18 (3.63%) EMIR
4 18 (3.63%) MiFID
5 9 (1.81%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.01%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.81%) AIFMD
7 4 (0.81%) SLA
8 3 (0.60%) Basel III
8 3 (0.60%) FATCA
8 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.40%) IFRS
9 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.20%) GAMP
10 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.20%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.60%) XenApp
3 2 (0.40%) vCloud
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (0.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.02%) SCCM
2 3 (0.60%) Ansible
2 3 (0.60%) vRealize
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.44%) Citrix
3 16 (3.23%) Oracle
3 16 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (2.42%) Cisco
5 9 (1.81%) CheckPoint
6 7 (1.41%) Google
7 6 (1.21%) Adobe
7 6 (1.21%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.01%) IBM
8 5 (1.01%) Murex
8 5 (1.01%) SAP
9 4 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.81%) VMware
10 3 (0.60%) ATG
10 3 (0.60%) Calypso
10 3 (0.60%) HP
10 3 (0.60%) Retek
10 3 (0.60%) Sybase