Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 192 187
Rank change year-on-year -27 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 40 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.77% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.87% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 54
City of London median daily rate £481 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -1.45% -6.25%
10th Percentile £273 £331 £263
90th Percentile £594 £595 £592
Central London median daily rate £456 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.39% +5.88% -6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 6,089 5,860 5,975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.28% 88.88% 87.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,819 4,529 4,810
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £324 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
% change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 57 45
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £13.28 £13.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.28 £31.05 £45.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -6.50% -4.76%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 29 (72.50%) Project Management
2 19 (47.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (45.00%) Finance
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) PMO
6 7 (17.50%) Banking
6 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (15.00%) Law
7 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.50%) Change Management
8 5 (12.50%) Advertising
8 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
9 4 (10.00%) JIRA
9 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 4 (10.00%) QA
9 4 (10.00%) SDLC
10 3 (7.50%) Derivative
10 3 (7.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (7.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking

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 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.50%) HBase
1 1 (2.50%) Presto
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) Spark SQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Law
4 5 (12.50%) Advertising
5 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Analyst
2 3 (7.50%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Information Security Project Manager
2 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
2 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Security Project Manager
2 3 (7.50%) Support Specialist
2 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (7.50%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (5.00%) Architect
3 2 (5.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (5.00%) PMO Manager
3 2 (5.00%) PMO Project Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
1 1 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.50%) FpML
1 1 (2.50%) Kafka
1 1 (2.50%) RESTful
1 1 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Derivative
2 3 (7.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Wallet
4 1 (2.50%) Fintech
4 1 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Project Management
2 19 (47.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
7 4 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security
9 2 (5.00%) Content Management
9 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Python
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) CAPM
4 1 (2.50%) CFA
4 1 (2.50%) MBA
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) MCSD
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) PMO
2 4 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) GCP
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.50%) Kibana
1 1 (2.50%) logstash
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Apple
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) Avaya
4 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Intapp
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus
4 1 (2.50%) VMware