Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 26 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 412 507 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.95% 7.39% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.88% 8.28% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 393 391
City of London median daily rate £525 £490 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +7.70%
10th Percentile £270 £306 £313
90th Percentile £655 £670 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £31.43 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.55% +20.88% +18.18%
10th Percentile £17.80 £27.06 £21.91
90th Percentile £29.48 £34.00 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.25 £31.43 £23.89
% change year-on-year -41.93% +31.56% +3.87%

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 5,992 6,121 5,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 86.50% 89.23% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,767 4,829 4,690
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 54 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.45 £31.28 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -33 12 £575 +76.92%
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 181 (43.93%) Finance
2 146 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (25.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (16.50%) PRINCE2
5 64 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
6 62 (15.05%) Microsoft
7 49 (11.89%) Banking
8 46 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (10.68%) Migration
10 43 (10.44%) Degree
11 39 (9.47%) Change Management
12 38 (9.22%) ITIL
13 37 (8.98%) PMO
14 36 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
15 34 (8.25%) Project Planning
16 32 (7.77%) Windows
17 31 (7.52%) Scrum
17 31 (7.52%) Business Analysis
18 30 (7.28%) Asset Management
19 28 (6.80%) Waterfall
20 26 (6.31%) User Experience
20 26 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
21 25 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (6.07%) TDD
21 25 (6.07%) Marketing
22 24 (5.83%) JavaScript
23 22 (5.34%) OO
24 21 (5.10%) CRM
24 21 (5.10%) SQL
24 21 (5.10%) 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 17 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.46%) Confluence
3 5 (1.21%) CMS
4 3 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.73%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.49%) IIS
5 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) Appian
6 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (8.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.73%) InVision
6 3 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.73%) Actimize
3 3 (0.73%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.49%) Infor SunSystems
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.49%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) HFM
5 1 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.24%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.13%) Office 365
4 13 (3.16%) SaaS
5 10 (2.43%) IaaS
6 8 (1.94%) PaaS
7 7 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.73%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.73%) Yammer
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.49%) GitHub
9 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.24%) Asana
10 1 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.16%) WAN
2 10 (2.43%) LAN
3 8 (1.94%) Network Security
4 7 (1.70%) DHCP
4 7 (1.70%) MPLS
5 6 (1.46%) Wireless
6 5 (1.21%) DNS
6 5 (1.21%) Firewall
6 5 (1.21%) Intranet
7 4 (0.97%) SAN
7 4 (0.97%) Skype
7 4 (0.97%) SMS
7 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.97%) VPN
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.73%) ISDN
9 2 (0.49%) OSPF
9 2 (0.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (2.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.21%) Big Data
3 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.49%) BigQuery
6 2 (0.49%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.49%) MySQL
6 2 (0.49%) Power BI
6 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.49%) SQLite
7 1 (0.24%) Adabas
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Kudu
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.24%) OLAP
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 16 (3.88%) JIRA
2 11 (2.67%) Maven
3 5 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.49%) fastlane
5 2 (0.49%) Subversion
5 2 (0.49%) Xcode
6 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.24%) Protractor
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 181 (43.93%) Finance
2 49 (11.89%) Banking
3 25 (6.07%) Marketing
4 19 (4.61%) Law
5 18 (4.37%) Legal
6 16 (3.88%) Front Office
7 14 (3.40%) Back Office
7 14 (3.40%) Investment Banking
8 13 (3.16%) Advertising
9 9 (2.18%) Retail
9 9 (2.18%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.94%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.46%) Publishing
12 4 (0.97%) International Banking
13 2 (0.49%) French Language
13 2 (0.49%) Games
13 2 (0.49%) Local Government
13 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 182 (44.17%) Project Manager
2 61 (14.81%) Analyst
3 39 (9.47%) Business Analyst
4 38 (9.22%) IT Manager
5 35 (8.50%) IT Project Manager
6 30 (7.28%) Infrastructure Manager
7 25 (6.07%) Developer
8 24 (5.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (3.40%) Lead Developer
10 13 (3.16%) Business Manager
10 13 (3.16%) Senior Manager
11 12 (2.91%) Senior Project Manager
12 11 (2.67%) Change Manager
13 10 (2.43%) Business Project Manager
13 10 (2.43%) Desktop Support
13 10 (2.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 9 (2.18%) Digital Project Manager
14 9 (2.18%) Implementation Manager
14 9 (2.18%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.40%) Spring
2 13 (3.16%) HTML
3 11 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 11 (2.67%) CSS
3 11 (2.67%) Hibernate
3 11 (2.67%) RESTful
3 11 (2.67%) Sass
3 11 (2.67%) Spring Boot
4 10 (2.43%) HTML5
4 10 (2.43%) LESS
5 9 (2.18%) CSS3
6 4 (0.97%) .NET
7 3 (0.73%) Web Services
8 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.49%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.49%) jQuery
8 2 (0.49%) Middleware
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.31%) User Experience
3 21 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.64%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.67%) PMI
8 10 (2.43%) Fixed Income
8 10 (2.43%) Virtual Team
9 9 (2.18%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.18%) Reinsurance
10 7 (1.70%) NHS
11 6 (1.46%) Equities
11 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.46%) Tandem
12 4 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.97%) Fintech
13 3 (0.73%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.77%) Windows
2 13 (3.16%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.46%) Linux
5 5 (1.21%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.21%) Unix
5 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.97%) Android
6 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X Server
7 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) AIX
9 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (25.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (16.50%) PRINCE2
4 64 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (10.68%) Migration
6 39 (9.47%) Change Management
7 38 (9.22%) ITIL
8 34 (8.25%) Project Planning
9 31 (7.52%) Business Analysis
9 31 (7.52%) Scrum
10 30 (7.28%) Asset Management
11 28 (6.80%) Waterfall
12 25 (6.07%) TDD
13 22 (5.34%) OO
14 21 (5.10%) CRM
14 21 (5.10%) Decision-Making
15 20 (4.85%) DevOps
15 20 (4.85%) SDLC
15 20 (4.85%) Test Automation
16 19 (4.61%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.83%) JavaScript
2 21 (5.10%) SQL
3 20 (4.85%) Java
4 11 (2.67%) Java 8
5 10 (2.43%) TypeScript
6 7 (1.70%) Python
6 7 (1.70%) VBA
7 4 (0.97%) C
7 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.73%) PHP
8 3 (0.73%) R
8 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.49%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.49%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.24%) C#
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) Go
10 1 (0.24%) Natural
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (10.44%) Degree
2 19 (4.61%) PMI Certification
3 15 (3.64%) PMP
3 15 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.21%) ISEB
6 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.97%) CISSP
7 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.73%) ACSP
8 3 (0.73%) ACTC
8 3 (0.73%) CCNP
8 3 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.73%) MCIPD
8 3 (0.73%) MCITP
8 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.98%) PMO
2 14 (3.40%) QA
3 8 (1.94%) GDPR
4 6 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.46%) SLA
5 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) MiFID
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) EMIR
7 1 (0.24%) IFRS
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.73%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.49%) Docker
4 2 (0.49%) vSphere
4 2 (0.49%) XenApp
4 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.49%) Ansible
2 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.49%) Prometheus
2 2 (0.49%) Terraform
3 1 (0.24%) Grafana
3 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) Mesos
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.24%) Nessus
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.85%) Citrix
3 13 (3.16%) SAP
4 9 (2.18%) Apple
5 7 (1.70%) Cisco
5 7 (1.70%) VMware
6 6 (1.46%) Ivanti
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle
6 6 (1.46%) Progress
6 6 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.21%) Google
8 4 (0.97%) Adobe
8 4 (0.97%) Alteryx
8 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.97%) hybris
8 4 (0.97%) Tableau
9 3 (0.73%) CA
9 3 (0.73%) F5
9 3 (0.73%) Intapp
9 3 (0.73%) ServiceNow