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 3 months to 30 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 228 313 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.35% 9.20% 8.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.58% 10.51% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 241 304
Median daily rate £491 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £28.35 £20.38 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.06% +6.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year -21.42% +23.89%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2657 2978 4235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.65% 87.49% 82.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 2386 3276
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.78 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 197 (46.90%) Finance
2 103 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (18.10%) Banking
5 72 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 50 (11.90%) Change Management
7 43 (10.24%) PMO
8 42 (10.00%) Degree
9 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (9.05%) Security Cleared
11 37 (8.81%) ITIL
12 34 (8.10%) Scrum
12 34 (8.10%) Investment Banking
13 33 (7.86%) Risk Management
13 33 (7.86%) Programme Management
13 33 (7.86%) Microsoft
14 30 (7.14%) Windows
14 30 (7.14%) MS Excel
14 30 (7.14%) Business Analysis
15 29 (6.90%) MS Office
16 28 (6.67%) MS Project
16 28 (6.67%) Migration
17 27 (6.43%) SQL
18 24 (5.71%) Service Management
18 24 (5.71%) MiFID
19 23 (5.48%) Unix
19 23 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 23 (5.48%) Waterfall
20 22 (5.24%) PMI Certification
21 21 (5.00%) Retail

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 15 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.10%) Confluence
3 5 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.95%) CMS
4 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.48%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) IIS
5 2 (0.48%) SAS
5 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.24%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.90%) MS Office
3 28 (6.67%) MS Project
4 17 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (4.05%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.19%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.48%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.48%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.24%) HFM
3 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.24%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) IaaS
1 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.67%) Office 365
2 5 (1.19%) PaaS
2 5 (1.19%) SaaS
3 4 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) Akamai
4 1 (0.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) Heroku
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.10%) Firewall
2 11 (2.62%) LAN
3 10 (2.38%) WAN
4 8 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.90%) Wireless
5 7 (1.67%) Internet
5 7 (1.67%) SAN
6 6 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.43%) MPLS
7 5 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.19%) Intranet
8 4 (0.95%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (0.95%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.95%) VoIP
8 4 (0.95%) VPN
9 3 (0.71%) DNS
9 3 (0.71%) Network Security
9 3 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.67%) Big Data
3 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
5 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.48%) DBAmp
6 2 (0.48%) GIS
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) Power BI
7 1 (0.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.24%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (5.00%) JIRA
2 7 (1.67%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.71%) Subversion
5 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.24%) Hudson
6 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 197 (46.90%) Finance
2 76 (18.10%) Banking
3 34 (8.10%) Investment Banking
4 21 (5.00%) Front Office
4 21 (5.00%) Retail
5 20 (4.76%) Legal
6 17 (4.05%) Law
7 15 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 15 (3.57%) Marketing
8 13 (3.10%) Advertising
9 8 (1.90%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.43%) French Language
11 5 (1.19%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.95%) Back Office
13 2 (0.48%) Automotive
13 2 (0.48%) Billing
13 2 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (34.05%) Project Manager
2 62 (14.76%) Analyst
3 44 (10.48%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.71%) IT Manager
5 22 (5.24%) IT Project Manager
6 17 (4.05%) Developer
7 16 (3.81%) Architect
7 16 (3.81%) Programme Manager
8 15 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 15 (3.57%) Senior Manager
9 14 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (2.86%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 10 (2.38%) Consultant
12 9 (2.14%) Data Architect
13 8 (1.90%) Agile Coach
13 8 (1.90%) Banking Project Manager
13 8 (1.90%) Digital Project Manager
13 8 (1.90%) Network Engineer
14 7 (1.67%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.76%) HTML
2 13 (3.10%) .NET
2 13 (3.10%) CSS
3 12 (2.86%) HTML5
3 12 (2.86%) jQuery
3 12 (2.86%) Web Services
4 7 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.43%) D3.js
5 6 (1.43%) Django
5 6 (1.43%) Highcharts JS
5 6 (1.43%) Middleware
6 5 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.19%) J2EE
7 4 (0.95%) cocos2d
7 4 (0.95%) JSON
7 4 (0.95%) REST
7 4 (0.95%) XML
8 3 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.71%) RESTful
8 3 (0.71%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.00%) User Experience
3 20 (4.76%) Equities
4 16 (3.81%) Fintech
5 15 (3.57%) PMI
6 14 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.86%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.62%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.43%) NHS
11 5 (1.19%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.95%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.95%) Derivative
12 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.71%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.14%) Windows
2 23 (5.48%) Unix
3 16 (3.81%) Linux
4 9 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.43%) Android
6 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.71%) CentOS
7 3 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (22.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 50 (11.90%) Change Management
5 37 (8.81%) ITIL
6 34 (8.10%) Scrum
7 33 (7.86%) Programme Management
7 33 (7.86%) Risk Management
8 30 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 28 (6.67%) Migration
10 24 (5.71%) Service Management
11 23 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 23 (5.48%) Waterfall
12 21 (5.00%) Change Control
13 20 (4.76%) CRM
13 20 (4.76%) Release Management
14 19 (4.52%) Asset Management
14 19 (4.52%) Data Management
14 19 (4.52%) Resource Management
15 18 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.43%) SQL
2 16 (3.81%) Java
3 14 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.86%) Python
5 11 (2.62%) C
6 8 (1.90%) C#
7 7 (1.67%) C++
8 4 (0.95%) PHP
8 4 (0.95%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.71%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.24%) Scala
11 1 (0.24%) Tcl
11 1 (0.24%) VB
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 42 (10.00%) Degree
2 38 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.24%) PMI Certification
4 19 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 18 (4.29%) PMP
6 16 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (2.62%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.67%) ISEB
10 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.95%) ACCA
11 4 (0.95%) APMP
11 4 (0.95%) CIMA
11 4 (0.95%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.71%) CHECK Team Member
13 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.48%) CISSP
13 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.24%) PMO
2 24 (5.71%) MiFID
3 21 (5.00%) QA
4 8 (1.90%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.19%) GDPR
6 5 (1.19%) SEPA
7 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.48%) COBIT
8 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.48%) EMIR
9 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.24%) DICOM
9 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.24%) IFRS
9 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.71%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.19%) SCCM
2 3 (0.71%) OPNET
3 2 (0.48%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.05%) SAP
3 15 (3.57%) CheckPoint
3 15 (3.57%) Oracle
4 12 (2.86%) Cisco
5 9 (2.14%) Citrix
6 7 (1.67%) HP
6 7 (1.67%) Riverbed
6 7 (1.67%) VMware
7 6 (1.43%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.43%) Blue Coat
7 6 (1.43%) F5
7 6 (1.43%) Facebook
7 6 (1.43%) Fidessa
7 6 (1.43%) Palo Alto
7 6 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 5 (1.19%) Juniper
9 4 (0.95%) Arista
9 4 (0.95%) Reuters
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