Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 12 December 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 Planning
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 197 191
Rank change year-on-year -14 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 44 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.91% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 49
City of London median daily rate £513 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +14.71% +4.94%
10th Percentile £238 £345 £293
90th Percentile £625 £700 £615
Central London median daily rate £500 £456 £431
% change year-on-year +9.59% +5.80% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Project Planning 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 6,223 6,457 5,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.24% 89.58% 88.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,915 5,144 4,607
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.45% +5.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £670
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 60 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.15 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.00 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.17% +6.58% -5.00%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the City of London

Project Planning
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 Planning in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the City of London

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the City of London

Project Planning
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 Planning in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 31 (70.45%) Project Management
2 25 (56.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (54.55%) Finance
4 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 8 (18.18%) Migration
6 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (15.91%) Advertising
7 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.64%) Law
8 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 6 (13.64%) Change Management
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.64%) Change Control
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) CRM
9 5 (11.36%) Banking
9 5 (11.36%) Degree
10 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
10 4 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (9.09%) DHCP
10 4 (9.09%) Citrix

Project Planning
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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.27%) HBase
1 1 (2.27%) MS Access
1 1 (2.27%) Presto
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.27%) Spark SQL
1 1 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Advertising
3 6 (13.64%) Law
4 5 (11.36%) Banking
5 4 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Back Office
6 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Local Government
6 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) CRM Manager
3 5 (11.36%) CRM Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Implementation Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Information Security Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.27%) Kafka
1 1 (2.27%) Node.js
1 1 (2.27%) RESTful
1 1 (2.27%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Fintech
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Tandem
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (2.27%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.27%) PMI
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Project Management
2 25 (56.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Supplier Management
6 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.64%) Change Control
7 6 (13.64%) Change Management
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) CRM
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) Coaching
9 4 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Information Security
9 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
9 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
1 2 (4.55%) Scala
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.55%) APMG
3 2 (4.55%) PMP
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Ansible
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.27%) Kibana
1 1 (2.27%) logstash
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Apple
2 4 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) Avaya
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Intapp
4 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.27%) Progress
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.27%) Workday