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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 254 266 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.76% 8.00% 9.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.80% 9.32% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 208 425
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £641 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £26.64 £23.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -20.28%  

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 2887 2854 4724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.15% 85.89% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2339 3709
Median daily rate £500 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 57
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 25 June 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 181 (38.27%) Finance
2 125 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (25.37%) PRINCE2
4 114 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (17.55%) Banking
6 55 (11.63%) Change Management
7 48 (10.15%) Microsoft Project
8 47 (9.94%) ITIL
9 44 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 44 (9.30%) PMO
10 43 (9.09%) Investment Banking
11 42 (8.88%) Security Cleared
11 42 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (8.67%) PMI Certification
13 40 (8.46%) Degree
14 37 (7.82%) PMP
15 35 (7.40%) Microsoft Office
15 35 (7.40%) SQL
16 34 (7.19%) Scrum
17 33 (6.98%) CRM
18 32 (6.77%) Programme Management
18 32 (6.77%) Waterfall
19 31 (6.55%) Legal
20 30 (6.34%) JIRA
20 30 (6.34%) QA
21 27 (5.71%) Migration
21 27 (5.71%) Risk Management
21 27 (5.71%) Microsoft
22 26 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
23 25 (5.29%) Service Management

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 22 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.54%) Confluence
3 5 (1.06%) CMS
3 5 (1.06%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.85%) Apache
5 3 (0.63%) IIS
5 3 (0.63%) Jetty
5 3 (0.63%) nginx
5 3 (0.63%) SAS
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) Drupal
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (10.15%) Microsoft Project
2 35 (7.40%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (3.81%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) SPSS
6 2 (0.42%) Stata
7 1 (0.21%) InVision
7 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.63%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.21%) iTrent
4 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.33%) Office 365
2 7 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (0.85%) SaaS
4 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.63%) IaaS
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.42%) Yammer
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.21%) Asana
6 1 (0.21%) Heroku
6 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.69%) Firewall
2 7 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.27%) Internet
3 6 (1.27%) Intranet
3 6 (1.27%) VoIP
4 5 (1.06%) LAN
4 5 (1.06%) WAN
5 4 (0.85%) Skype
6 2 (0.42%) BGP
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.42%) DNS
6 2 (0.42%) HTTP
6 2 (0.42%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.42%) MPLS
6 2 (0.42%) NAS
6 2 (0.42%) OSPF
6 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.21%) Network Security
7 1 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.90%) Big Data
3 5 (1.06%) GIS
4 4 (0.85%) MySQL
4 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.42%) DBAmp
6 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.42%) Power BI
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) MS Access
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (6.34%) JIRA
2 7 (1.48%) Bitbucket
3 6 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.42%) Subversion
4 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 181 (38.27%) Finance
2 83 (17.55%) Banking
3 43 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 31 (6.55%) Legal
5 24 (5.07%) Retail
6 20 (4.23%) Law
7 18 (3.81%) Financial Institution
7 18 (3.81%) Front Office
8 15 (3.17%) Marketing
9 14 (2.96%) Advertising
10 10 (2.11%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.90%) Back Office
11 9 (1.90%) French Language
12 7 (1.48%) Publishing
13 6 (1.27%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.85%) International Banking
15 3 (0.63%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.42%) Billing
16 2 (0.42%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 179 (37.84%) Project Manager
2 70 (14.80%) Analyst
3 57 (12.05%) Business Analyst
4 34 (7.19%) IT Manager
5 31 (6.55%) IT Project Manager
6 22 (4.65%) Developer
7 20 (4.23%) Senior Manager
8 19 (4.02%) Senior Project Manager
9 18 (3.81%) Programme Manager
10 13 (2.75%) Banking Project Manager
11 12 (2.54%) Administrator
11 12 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (2.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 11 (2.33%) Consultant
12 11 (2.33%) Junior
13 9 (1.90%) Applications Manager
13 9 (1.90%) Architect
13 9 (1.90%) Business Systems Analyst
13 9 (1.90%) Contracts Manager
13 9 (1.90%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.23%) HTML
2 13 (2.75%) HTML5
3 11 (2.33%) CSS
4 10 (2.11%) jQuery
4 10 (2.11%) Web Services
5 9 (1.90%) .NET
6 7 (1.48%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.27%) D3.js
7 6 (1.27%) Django
7 6 (1.27%) Highcharts JS
7 6 (1.27%) REST
8 4 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.85%) cocos2d
8 4 (0.85%) JSON
9 3 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (0.63%) RESTful
9 3 (0.63%) Servlets
9 3 (0.63%) SOAP
9 3 (0.63%) Visualforce
9 3 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.65%) PMI
4 18 (3.81%) User Experience
5 16 (3.38%) Fintech
5 16 (3.38%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.75%) Equities
7 10 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.11%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.90%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.69%) NHS
10 5 (1.06%) Minimum Viable Product
10 5 (1.06%) Social Media
11 4 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.85%) Derivative
11 4 (0.85%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.81%) Windows
2 12 (2.54%) Linux
3 10 (2.11%) Unix
4 7 (1.48%) CentOS
4 7 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.27%) Android
5 6 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.27%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (25.37%) PRINCE2
3 114 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (11.63%) Change Management
5 47 (9.94%) ITIL
6 44 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 34 (7.19%) Scrum
8 33 (6.98%) CRM
9 32 (6.77%) Programme Management
9 32 (6.77%) Waterfall
10 27 (5.71%) Migration
10 27 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 25 (5.29%) Service Management
12 22 (4.65%) Asset Management
12 22 (4.65%) Change Control
13 21 (4.44%) Analytics
13 21 (4.44%) SDLC
13 21 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 20 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (4.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.40%) SQL
2 21 (4.44%) Java
3 19 (4.02%) Python
4 14 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.54%) C
6 6 (1.27%) C#
6 6 (1.27%) Perl
7 5 (1.06%) PHP
8 4 (0.85%) C++
8 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.63%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.63%) Ruby
10 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.21%) Tcl
11 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (8.88%) Security Cleared
2 41 (8.67%) PMI Certification
3 40 (8.46%) Degree
4 37 (7.82%) PMP
5 22 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 21 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (2.96%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.90%) ISEB
10 6 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.06%) CISSP
12 4 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.85%) Master's Degree
13 3 (0.63%) CISM
14 2 (0.42%) CCNP
14 2 (0.42%) CISA
14 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.30%) PMO
2 30 (6.34%) QA
3 21 (4.44%) MiFID
4 10 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.11%) GDPR
5 9 (1.90%) SEPA
6 4 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.63%) EMIR
8 2 (0.42%) COBIT
8 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.42%) P3O
8 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.42%) SLA
9 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.21%) EFQM
9 1 (0.21%) FATCA
9 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.06%) SCCM
2 4 (0.85%) Puppet
3 3 (0.63%) Packer
3 3 (0.63%) SCOM
3 3 (0.63%) Terraform
3 3 (0.63%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.75%) Oracle
2 13 (2.75%) SAP
3 10 (2.11%) Cisco
3 10 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.69%) HP
5 6 (1.27%) Splunk
5 6 (1.27%) VMware
6 5 (1.06%) AppDynamics
6 5 (1.06%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.06%) Google
6 5 (1.06%) iManage
7 4 (0.85%) CheckPoint
7 4 (0.85%) Citrix
7 4 (0.85%) Fidessa
7 4 (0.85%) Reuters
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe
8 3 (0.63%) Avaya
8 3 (0.63%) Murex
8 3 (0.63%) Red Hat
City, London
Knowit
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £525 per day + none
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £17.12 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Posted: 5 days ago