Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 472 453 579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.81% 7.36% 8.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 8.43% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 320 447
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.52% +3.68%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
City of London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.35 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.19% +39.07% -11.38%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £69.80 £44.91 £44.25
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.35 £21.78
% change year-on-year -11.80% +30.14% -5.30%

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 6,057 5,374 5,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.42% 87.27% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,786 4,141 4,561
City of London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 44 58
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.35 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.36% -3.25% -2.18%
10th Percentile £12.01 £13.06 £11.50
90th Percentile £36.20 £29.77 £54.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +13.97% -17.07% +0.27%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Moorgate -9 1 £625 -
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 225 (47.67%) Finance
2 149 (31.57%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (30.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (23.31%) PRINCE2
5 79 (16.74%) Microsoft
6 77 (16.31%) Banking
7 65 (13.77%) Business Analysis
8 63 (13.35%) Change Management
9 60 (12.71%) PMO
10 54 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
11 53 (11.23%) Migration
12 52 (11.02%) Waterfall
13 51 (10.81%) Windows
13 51 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
14 47 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (9.53%) Citrix
15 45 (9.53%) Degree
16 43 (9.11%) Scrum
17 36 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 35 (7.42%) PMP
18 35 (7.42%) MS Visio
18 35 (7.42%) ITIL
19 33 (6.99%) Risk Management
20 32 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
20 32 (6.78%) PMI Certification
21 31 (6.57%) Investment Banking
21 31 (6.57%) SQL
22 30 (6.36%) Windows 10
22 30 (6.36%) Analytics
23 29 (6.14%) Data Analysis

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 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.54%) CMS
3 11 (2.33%) Confluence
4 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.42%) WordPress
6 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (7.42%) MS Visio
3 32 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.85%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.42%) Revit
9 1 (0.21%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.21%) InVision
9 1 (0.21%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Workday HCM
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Summit
3 2 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.42%) Relativity
3 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.42%) Workfront
4 1 (0.21%) Actimize
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.21%) Primavera
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (4.24%) SaaS
3 18 (3.81%) Office 365
4 13 (2.75%) IaaS
5 8 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.69%) PaaS
6 7 (1.48%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.85%) G Suite
10 3 (0.64%) GitHub
10 3 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.54%) Firewall
2 11 (2.33%) MPLS
3 8 (1.69%) SMS
3 8 (1.69%) WAN
4 6 (1.27%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.06%) LAN
5 5 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (1.06%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.85%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (0.85%) Network Security
6 4 (0.85%) Skype
7 3 (0.64%) BGP
7 3 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.64%) ISDN
7 3 (0.64%) OSPF
7 3 (0.64%) PBX
7 3 (0.64%) VoIP
7 3 (0.64%) VPLS
7 3 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.06%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.85%) Big Data
6 3 (0.64%) BigQuery
6 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.42%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.21%) MS Access
8 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) Power BI
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (5.51%) JIRA
2 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.21%) Protractor
4 1 (0.21%) Selenium
4 1 (0.21%) Toad
4 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.21%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 225 (47.67%) Finance
2 77 (16.31%) Banking
3 31 (6.57%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.72%) Marketing
5 25 (5.30%) Front Office
6 23 (4.87%) Legal
7 18 (3.81%) Retail
8 17 (3.60%) Law
9 13 (2.75%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.91%) Advertising
11 7 (1.48%) Back Office
11 7 (1.48%) German Language
12 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
13 5 (1.06%) International Banking
14 4 (0.85%) Billing
15 3 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.64%) French Language
15 3 (0.64%) Local Government
15 3 (0.64%) Publishing
16 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 221 (46.82%) Project Manager
2 88 (18.64%) Analyst
3 56 (11.86%) Business Analyst
4 32 (6.78%) Infrastructure Manager
5 31 (6.57%) IT Manager
6 27 (5.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 24 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
8 20 (4.24%) Senior Manager
9 18 (3.81%) Digital Project Manager
10 17 (3.60%) Senior Project Manager
11 16 (3.39%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (3.18%) Consultant
12 15 (3.18%) Developer
13 13 (2.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (2.75%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
13 13 (2.75%) Technical Manager
14 12 (2.54%) GDPR Project Manager
14 12 (2.54%) Project Analyst
15 11 (2.33%) Programme Manager
16 10 (2.12%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.48%) .NET
2 5 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (1.06%) Web Services
3 4 (0.85%) FpML
3 4 (0.85%) jQuery
4 3 (0.64%) COM
4 3 (0.64%) CSS
4 3 (0.64%) HTML
4 3 (0.64%) REST
4 3 (0.64%) RESTful
4 3 (0.64%) WCF
4 3 (0.64%) WPF
5 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.42%) Node.js
5 2 (0.42%) React
6 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.21%) Java EE
6 1 (0.21%) JSON
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.45%) User Experience
4 18 (3.81%) Fixed Income
5 16 (3.39%) PMI
6 15 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.97%) Data Centre
7 14 (2.97%) Reinsurance
8 10 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.12%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.91%) Fintech
9 9 (1.91%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.69%) Derivative
10 8 (1.69%) Tandem
11 7 (1.48%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.48%) NHS
12 6 (1.27%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.27%) Market Risk
12 6 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.81%) Windows
2 30 (6.36%) Windows 10
3 16 (3.39%) Linux
4 14 (2.97%) Unix
5 8 (1.69%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.06%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.85%) Android
7 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (31.57%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (30.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 110 (23.31%) PRINCE2
4 65 (13.77%) Business Analysis
5 63 (13.35%) Change Management
6 53 (11.23%) Migration
7 52 (11.02%) Waterfall
8 47 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (9.11%) Scrum
10 36 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 35 (7.42%) ITIL
12 33 (6.99%) Risk Management
13 30 (6.36%) Analytics
14 29 (6.14%) Data Analysis
14 29 (6.14%) Project Planning
15 28 (5.93%) SDLC
16 23 (4.87%) Decision-Making
16 23 (4.87%) Use Case
17 22 (4.66%) Asset Management
18 20 (4.24%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.57%) SQL
2 16 (3.39%) Python
3 9 (1.91%) C#
3 9 (1.91%) C++
4 8 (1.69%) Java
5 7 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.48%) VBA
6 6 (1.27%) Perl
7 4 (0.85%) C
8 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.21%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.21%) Natural
9 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) R
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (9.53%) Degree
2 35 (7.42%) PMP
3 32 (6.78%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.69%) ISEB
5 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 6 (1.27%) MBA
7 6 (1.27%) PhD
8 5 (1.06%) CFA
8 5 (1.06%) CISA
8 5 (1.06%) CISSP
9 4 (0.85%) CISM
10 3 (0.64%) ACCA
10 3 (0.64%) CCIE
10 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.64%) MCIPD
10 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.71%) PMO
2 27 (5.72%) GDPR
3 20 (4.24%) QA
4 9 (1.91%) EMIR
5 8 (1.69%) MiFID
6 5 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.64%) Basel III
8 3 (0.64%) FATCA
8 3 (0.64%) GCP
8 3 (0.64%) SLA
8 3 (0.64%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.42%) IFRS
9 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.42%) PSD2
9 2 (0.42%) SEPA
9 2 (0.42%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 27 (5.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.85%) XenApp
3 3 (0.64%) ProxySG
3 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.42%) Docker
4 2 (0.42%) vCloud
5 1 (0.21%) RHEV
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.97%) SCCM
2 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.42%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.42%) vRealize
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.21%) Grafana
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) Terraform
4 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.53%) Citrix
3 14 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.75%) Cisco
5 9 (1.91%) Bloomberg
6 8 (1.69%) Google
6 8 (1.69%) Progress
7 7 (1.48%) Oracle
7 7 (1.48%) SAP
8 5 (1.06%) Charles River
8 5 (1.06%) Tableau
8 5 (1.06%) Tealium
8 5 (1.06%) VMware
9 4 (0.85%) Juniper
9 4 (0.85%) Murex
9 4 (0.85%) Sybase
9 4 (0.85%) Workday
10 3 (0.64%) Adobe
10 3 (0.64%) Calypso
10 3 (0.64%) HP