Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 3 July 2022 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 Delivery
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 55 73 76
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 1,738 977 585
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 4.39% 3.53% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 3.86% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,210 744 410
10th Percentile £410 £358 £313
25th Percentile £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £650 £600
90th Percentile £750 £738 £660
England median daily rate £525 £495 £499
% change year-on-year +6.06% -0.80% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 2
10th Percentile - £22.71 £34.36
25th Percentile £39.75 £22.76 £35.35
Median hourly rate £44.50 £22.84 £38.16
Median % change year-on-year +94.83% -40.14% +69.58%
75th Percentile £49.25 £22.92 £39.81
90th Percentile - £22.97 £40.10
England median hourly rate £44.50 £44.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year -0.56% +2.29% +56.25%

Project Delivery 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 36,252 25,310 15,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.53% 91.40% 90.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,538 18,129 11,426
10th Percentile £400 £360 £330
25th Percentile £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +1.45%
75th Percentile £690 £638 £619
90th Percentile £788 £713 £710
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 253 183
10th Percentile £17.13 £15.73 £14.08
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.75 £19.99
Median hourly rate £36.41 £32.85 £33.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.84% -1.94% +48.89%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £47.83
90th Percentile £69.38 £65.60 £61.25
England median hourly rate £28.41 £24.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +18.38% +5.86% -1.06%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in London.

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in London.

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Delivery in London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Project Delivery in London

Project Delivery
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Delivery within the London region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +20 225 £550 +5.77% 52
West London +23 44 £526 +10.79% 23
East London +6 27 £688 +96.43% 10
South London -11 15 £475 - 5
North London -3 1 £250 -24.53%
Project Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery 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 London region with a requirement for Project Delivery.

1 853 (49.08%) Agile
2 732 (42.12%) Finance
3 548 (31.53%) Project Management
4 547 (31.47%) Social Skills
5 368 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 253 (14.56%) Microsoft
7 240 (13.81%) Scrum
8 230 (13.23%) Azure
9 225 (12.95%) Migration
10 216 (12.43%) Banking
11 209 (12.03%) Waterfall
12 203 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
13 188 (10.82%) Change Management
14 186 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
15 177 (10.18%) PRINCE2
16 167 (9.61%) DevOps
17 151 (8.69%) Risk Management
18 140 (8.06%) PMO
19 137 (7.88%) JIRA
20 131 (7.54%) Continuous Improvement
21 123 (7.08%) Security Cleared
22 121 (6.96%) SQL
23 119 (6.85%) ITIL
24 116 (6.67%) Public Sector
25 112 (6.44%) AWS
26 109 (6.27%) Programme Management
27 107 (6.16%) Business Case
28 105 (6.04%) Coaching
29 104 (5.98%) Business Analysis
30 102 (5.87%) Degree

Project Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 56 (3.22%) Confluence
2 54 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 13 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 12 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.63%) CMS
6 11 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.58%) Apache
7 10 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.35%) IBM Domino
9 6 (0.35%) SAS
9 6 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.23%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.23%) IIS
11 4 (0.23%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 96 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
3 83 (4.78%) Microsoft Project
4 76 (4.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (1.44%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.058%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.058%) Revit
8 1 (0.058%) Sketch
8 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.40%) Workfront
3 6 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.35%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 5 (0.29%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.23%) Shopify
6 3 (0.17%) C-CURE
6 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.12%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 230 (13.23%) Azure
2 112 (6.44%) AWS
3 96 (5.52%) SaaS
4 84 (4.83%) Microsoft 365
5 54 (3.11%) GCP
5 54 (3.11%) Power Platform
6 42 (2.42%) IaaS
7 41 (2.36%) PaaS
8 40 (2.30%) Azure DevOps
9 21 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
9 21 (1.21%) Serverless
10 16 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.69%) Mimecast
12 10 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.52%) Azure AKS
13 9 (0.52%) Figma
13 9 (0.52%) Power Automate
14 8 (0.46%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.59%) Firewall
2 31 (1.78%) DNS
3 29 (1.67%) MPLS
4 23 (1.32%) LAN
5 20 (1.15%) BGP
5 20 (1.15%) WAN
6 18 (1.04%) Internet
6 18 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.04%) VPN
7 16 (0.92%) SAN
8 15 (0.86%) Network Security
9 12 (0.69%) HTTP
9 12 (0.69%) Wireless
10 11 (0.63%) Ethernet
10 11 (0.63%) OSPF
11 10 (0.58%) Broadband
11 10 (0.58%) Multicast
11 10 (0.58%) SSL
11 10 (0.58%) VXLAN
12 9 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (2.88%) Power BI
2 35 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.15%) Big Data
5 18 (1.04%) SQL Server
6 15 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 14 (0.81%) Data Lake
8 12 (0.69%) Tableau
9 9 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.40%) Metadata
11 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.29%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.29%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 137 (7.88%) JIRA
2 25 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.52%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (0.29%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.29%) Subversion
7 5 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.23%) GitLab
8 4 (0.23%) Maven
8 4 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.17%) ER Studio
9 3 (0.17%) Gradle
10 2 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.12%) Selenium
10 2 (0.12%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 732 (42.12%) Finance
2 547 (31.47%) Social Skills
3 216 (12.43%) Banking
4 203 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
5 116 (6.67%) Public Sector
6 101 (5.81%) Presentation Skills
7 98 (5.64%) Influencing Skills
8 97 (5.58%) Retail
9 74 (4.26%) Legal
10 67 (3.86%) Marketing
11 60 (3.45%) Organisational Skills
12 57 (3.28%) Investment Banking
13 52 (2.99%) Telecoms
14 27 (1.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 25 (1.44%) Local Government
16 21 (1.21%) Front Office
16 21 (1.21%) Manufacturing
17 19 (1.09%) Aviation
17 19 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
18 17 (0.98%) Law
Job Titles
1 580 (33.37%) Project Manager
2 235 (13.52%) Analyst
3 179 (10.30%) Architect
4 150 (8.63%) Business Analyst
5 127 (7.31%) Delivery Manager
6 80 (4.60%) Senior Manager
7 79 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 67 (3.86%) Senior Project Manager
9 65 (3.74%) IT Project Manager
10 61 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
11 56 (3.22%) Delivery Project Manager
11 56 (3.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 56 (3.22%) Technical Manager
12 53 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 50 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
14 48 (2.76%) Programme Manager
14 48 (2.76%) Transformation Manager
15 47 (2.70%) Change Manager
16 46 (2.65%) Consultant
17 43 (2.47%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.24%) Middleware
2 23 (1.32%) .NET
3 22 (1.27%) HTML
4 20 (1.15%) Web Services
5 18 (1.04%) REST
6 17 (0.98%) Node.js
7 15 (0.86%) React Native
7 15 (0.86%) Velocity
8 12 (0.69%) CSS
9 11 (0.63%) React
9 11 (0.63%) RESTful
9 11 (0.63%) SailPoint
9 11 (0.63%) XML
10 9 (0.52%) AngularJS
10 9 (0.52%) GraphQL
10 9 (0.52%) JSON
11 8 (0.46%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.40%) Kafka
12 7 (0.40%) LDAP
12 7 (0.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (4.66%) Data Centre
2 67 (3.86%) Virtual Team
3 61 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (2.70%) User Experience
6 41 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 31 (1.78%) PMI
8 27 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (1.55%) Renewable Energy
9 26 (1.50%) Equities
10 23 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
11 18 (1.04%) FMCG
12 17 (0.98%) Kinect
13 16 (0.92%) Public Cloud
14 15 (0.86%) IoT
15 14 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (0.81%) Robotics
16 13 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
16 13 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 100 (5.75%) Windows
2 81 (4.66%) Linux
3 41 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 30 (1.73%) Unix
5 28 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.04%) Android
6 18 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 16 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.81%) CentOS
8 14 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.46%) Solaris
10 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.12%) Debian
14 2 (0.12%) VMS
15 1 (0.058%) HPUX
15 1 (0.058%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (49.08%) Agile
2 548 (31.53%) Project Management
3 368 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 240 (13.81%) Scrum
5 225 (12.95%) Migration
6 209 (12.03%) Waterfall
7 188 (10.82%) Change Management
8 186 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
9 177 (10.18%) PRINCE2
10 167 (9.61%) DevOps
11 151 (8.69%) Risk Management
12 131 (7.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 119 (6.85%) ITIL
14 109 (6.27%) Programme Management
15 107 (6.16%) Business Case
16 105 (6.04%) Coaching
17 104 (5.98%) Business Analysis
18 99 (5.70%) Decision-Making
19 92 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
20 91 (5.24%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 121 (6.96%) SQL
2 73 (4.20%) Python
3 47 (2.70%) Java
4 38 (2.19%) Bash
5 30 (1.73%) JavaScript
6 26 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 23 (1.32%) Ruby
8 20 (1.15%) Perl
9 16 (0.92%) C
10 14 (0.81%) C#
10 14 (0.81%) Go
11 13 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 12 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.58%) R
14 9 (0.52%) C++
15 8 (0.46%) Scala
16 5 (0.29%) VBA
17 3 (0.17%) ES6
17 3 (0.17%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 123 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 102 (5.87%) Degree
3 95 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 66 (3.80%) PMI Certification
5 64 (3.68%) PMP
6 27 (1.55%) APMP
7 21 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 16 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
12 13 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
13 12 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.69%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.63%) SANS
15 8 (0.46%) ISEB
16 6 (0.35%) CISSP
16 6 (0.35%) IIBA
17 5 (0.29%) CCNP
17 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (8.06%) PMO
2 60 (3.45%) QA
3 22 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.09%) COBIT
4 19 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.04%) GDPR
5 18 (1.04%) SLA
6 14 (0.81%) Accessibility
6 14 (0.81%) NIST
7 11 (0.63%) GMP
8 10 (0.58%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.52%) ISO 20022
9 9 (0.52%) SEPA
10 7 (0.40%) GRC
10 7 (0.40%) P3O
11 6 (0.35%) EMIR
11 6 (0.35%) MiFID
12 5 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 57 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.15%) Docker
4 10 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.35%) vSphere
6 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.29%) XenApp
7 3 (0.17%) Firmware
7 3 (0.17%) HDFS
7 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.058%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.058%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.058%) RHEV
9 1 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 40 (2.30%) Kubernetes
2 32 (1.84%) Terraform
3 30 (1.73%) Ansible
4 23 (1.32%) SCCM
5 22 (1.27%) Puppet
6 15 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (0.52%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.46%) Grafana
10 6 (0.35%) SCOM
11 5 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.23%) WMI
13 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (0.17%) Packer
13 3 (0.17%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.17%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 2 (0.12%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 253 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.72%) VMware
3 62 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 57 (3.28%) SAP
5 52 (2.99%) Oracle
6 49 (2.82%) ServiceNow
7 48 (2.76%) Cisco
8 45 (2.59%) Citrix
9 36 (2.07%) Google
10 25 (1.44%) Splunk
11 20 (1.15%) IBM
12 19 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 16 (0.92%) F5
14 15 (0.86%) Databricks
15 14 (0.81%) CyberArk
15 14 (0.81%) Okta
16 13 (0.75%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.75%) Juniper
17 12 (0.69%) HP
18 11 (0.63%) Atlassian