The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 25 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 8.21% 7.02% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.84% 7.83% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
Median daily rate £450 £434 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.74% -13.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £348 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 181 217 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 92.82% 89.67% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 147 90
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.40%  
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 Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Croydon

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Croydon over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Croydon

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Croydon

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 Croydon region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
2 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
2 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) WAN
5 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) Finance
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.90%) Dependency Management
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco
7 3 (9.68%) Avaya
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (9.68%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 2 (6.45%) Product Breakdown Structure
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
8 2 (6.45%) Programme Governance

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) CA PPM
1 2 (6.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) OLTP
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Junior
5 2 (6.45%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Planner
6 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Project Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) Django
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Dependency Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.68%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 2 (6.45%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Document Management
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) Open Source
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) MAPM
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PMBOK
1 2 (6.45%) PMO
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) Avaya
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) CA
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Cadence
5 1 (3.23%) Guidewire