Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 30 May 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 33 24
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 968 2,468 3,227
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.03% 6.15% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.69% 6.90% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 1,699 2,077
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £322 £322 £313
90th Percentile £679 £670 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 56
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.11% +3.67%
10th Percentile £16.05 £16.88 £16.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £52.25 £44.38
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year +13.82% +7.89% +3.64%

Project Management 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 17,007 35,770 40,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.44% 89.11% 88.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,695 25,480 29,179
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 403 560
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.63 £53.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.42
% change year-on-year +15.00% +11.51% -12.08%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Management in London over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Management in London over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Project Management in London

Project Management
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 Management within the London region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -5 179 £515 +8.42% 20
West London 0 51 £500 +12.36% 11
South London +4 29 £450 -10.00%
North London +21 12 £525 +5.00% 3
East London +19 11 £500 +21.21% 5
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Management.

1 322 (33.26%) Finance
2 291 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 177 (18.29%) Project Delivery
5 165 (17.05%) PRINCE2
6 111 (11.47%) Security Cleared
7 109 (11.26%) Microsoft
8 107 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
9 97 (10.02%) Migration
9 97 (10.02%) Degree
10 96 (9.92%) Scrum
10 96 (9.92%) Banking
11 95 (9.81%) Change Management
12 91 (9.40%) SC Cleared
13 89 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
14 83 (8.57%) JIRA
14 83 (8.57%) Programme Management
15 82 (8.47%) Public Sector
16 77 (7.95%) PMO
17 73 (7.54%) Risk Management
17 73 (7.54%) Windows
18 72 (7.44%) SQL
19 66 (6.82%) SAP
20 63 (6.51%) ITIL
20 63 (6.51%) Azure
21 62 (6.40%) Analytics
22 61 (6.30%) Decision-Making
23 59 (6.10%) Business Analysis
23 59 (6.10%) Oracle
24 58 (5.99%) Microsoft Project

Project Management
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 41 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 39 (4.03%) Confluence
3 25 (2.58%) CMS
4 10 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.83%) JBoss
5 8 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.72%) MQSeries
6 7 (0.72%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (0.52%) SAS
7 5 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.41%) IIS
9 3 (0.31%) Apache
10 2 (0.21%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.10%) Moodle
11 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (5.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 58 (5.99%) Microsoft Project
2 46 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.52%) Sketch
7 3 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.10%) InVision
9 1 (0.10%) LibreOffice
9 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.72%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.41%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.31%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.31%) Workfront
7 2 (0.21%) Magento
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle AML
7 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.21%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.21%) Shopify
8 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 63 (6.51%) Azure
2 44 (4.55%) AWS
3 38 (3.93%) Office 365
4 23 (2.38%) Power Platform
5 18 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
6 14 (1.45%) GitHub
6 14 (1.45%) PaaS
6 14 (1.45%) Slack
7 13 (1.34%) SaaS
8 12 (1.24%) OneDrive
9 11 (1.14%) IaaS
10 10 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.83%) GCP
11 8 (0.83%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
13 6 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
14 5 (0.52%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (0.52%) AWS CodePipeline
14 5 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.69%) Firewall
1 26 (2.69%) Internet
1 26 (2.69%) WAN
2 21 (2.17%) LAN
3 14 (1.45%) MPLS
4 13 (1.34%) DNS
5 12 (1.24%) BGP
6 11 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (1.14%) Wireless
7 10 (1.03%) Multicast
8 9 (0.93%) Intranet
8 9 (0.93%) OSPF
8 9 (0.93%) Skype
9 8 (0.83%) VPN
10 7 (0.72%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.62%) DHCP
12 5 (0.52%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.52%) SAN
12 5 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.34%) SQL Server
2 26 (2.69%) MySQL
3 24 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.07%) Power BI
5 17 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.14%) Big Data
7 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.72%) MS Access
9 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.62%) SQLite
11 5 (0.52%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.52%) SAP HANA
12 3 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.31%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.31%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 83 (8.57%) JIRA
2 28 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.83%) Cucumber
4 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.62%) JUnit
5 6 (0.62%) Postman
6 5 (0.52%) Subversion
7 4 (0.41%) GitLab
7 4 (0.41%) Mockito
7 4 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.31%) Selenium
8 3 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.21%) Emacs
9 2 (0.21%) Mocha
9 2 (0.21%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.21%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.10%) Bower
General
1 322 (33.26%) Finance
2 96 (9.92%) Banking
3 82 (8.47%) Public Sector
4 45 (4.65%) Marketing
5 44 (4.55%) Legal
6 41 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 30 (3.10%) Retail
8 28 (2.89%) Law
9 23 (2.38%) Local Government
10 22 (2.27%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.76%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.24%) Front Office
13 10 (1.03%) Billing
13 10 (1.03%) Publishing
13 10 (1.03%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.83%) Electronics
14 8 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.72%) Military
16 6 (0.62%) Advertising
16 6 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 393 (40.60%) Project Manager
2 93 (9.61%) Analyst
3 52 (5.37%) IT Manager
4 50 (5.17%) Architect
4 50 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 46 (4.75%) Developer
6 43 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
7 39 (4.03%) Senior Manager
8 36 (3.72%) Consultant
8 36 (3.72%) Technical Manager
9 35 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
10 31 (3.20%) Programme Manager
11 30 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
12 29 (3.00%) Infrastructure Manager
13 25 (2.58%) Technical Project Manager
14 23 (2.38%) Digital Project Manager
14 23 (2.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 20 (2.07%) Scrum Master
16 18 (1.86%) Security Manager
16 18 (1.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.31%) XML
2 20 (2.07%) REST
3 18 (1.86%) .NET
3 18 (1.86%) HTML
3 18 (1.86%) JSON
3 18 (1.86%) Web Services
4 17 (1.76%) EDI
5 13 (1.34%) LDAP
6 12 (1.24%) SOAP
7 10 (1.03%) JSP
7 10 (1.03%) SailPoint
8 9 (0.93%) Hibernate
9 8 (0.83%) Apache Camel
9 8 (0.83%) Servlets
9 8 (0.83%) SPML
10 7 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (0.72%) J2EE
10 7 (0.72%) MSMQ
10 7 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (0.62%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 107 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.72%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.62%) Data Centre
4 28 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (2.89%) User Experience
5 21 (2.17%) Virtual Team
6 18 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (1.76%) PMI
8 14 (1.45%) NHS
9 10 (1.03%) Replication
10 9 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.93%) Social Media
11 8 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.83%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.72%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.72%) FMCG
12 7 (0.72%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.72%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 73 (7.54%) Windows
2 49 (5.06%) Linux
3 21 (2.17%) Unix
4 16 (1.65%) Windows 10
5 14 (1.45%) Android
6 12 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.93%) AIX
7 9 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.10%) CentOS
13 1 (0.10%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (18.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 177 (18.29%) Project Delivery
4 165 (17.05%) PRINCE2
5 97 (10.02%) Migration
6 96 (9.92%) Scrum
7 95 (9.81%) Change Management
8 89 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
9 83 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 73 (7.54%) Risk Management
11 63 (6.51%) ITIL
12 62 (6.40%) Analytics
13 61 (6.30%) Decision-Making
14 59 (6.10%) Business Analysis
15 56 (5.79%) Waterfall
16 49 (5.06%) Project Planning
17 48 (4.96%) Agile Project Management
18 46 (4.75%) DevOps
19 45 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
19 45 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 72 (7.44%) SQL
2 47 (4.86%) Java
3 37 (3.82%) Python
4 24 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 19 (1.96%) C
6 14 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 11 (1.14%) Kotlin
8 9 (0.93%) C#
8 9 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 9 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.62%) R
10 5 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.52%) BeanShell
10 5 (0.52%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.41%) Java 8
11 4 (0.41%) PHP
11 4 (0.41%) Scala
12 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.31%) VBA
13 2 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 111 (11.47%) Security Cleared
2 97 (10.02%) Degree
3 91 (9.40%) SC Cleared
4 44 (4.55%) PMP
5 42 (4.34%) PMI Certification
6 27 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.45%) CISSP
11 13 (1.34%) CISM
12 12 (1.24%) Master's Degree
13 11 (1.14%) CCNP
14 10 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
16 8 (0.83%) CCNA
17 7 (0.72%) CCIE
17 7 (0.72%) CISA
17 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.95%) PMO
2 30 (3.10%) QA
3 23 (2.38%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.14%) GDPR
5 10 (1.03%) SLA
6 8 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.72%) NIST
8 4 (0.41%) P3O
9 3 (0.31%) COBIT
9 3 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.21%) IFRS
10 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.21%) MiFID
10 2 (0.21%) PSD2
10 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.10%) EMIR
11 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 42 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.72%) BitLocker
4 6 (0.62%) Docker
4 6 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.31%) vSphere
6 2 (0.21%) NFS
6 2 (0.21%) Samba
6 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.21%) XenApp
6 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.10%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.10%) LXC
7 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.10%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (1.14%) SCCM
2 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (0.83%) Puppet
3 7 (0.72%) EnCase
3 7 (0.72%) FTK
3 7 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.41%) Ansible
6 3 (0.31%) DatAdvantage
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.31%) SCOM
6 3 (0.31%) Terraform
7 2 (0.21%) Aspera SmartTrack
7 2 (0.21%) CASB
7 2 (0.21%) FlexNet
7 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.10%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.10%) Iperf
8 1 (0.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 109 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.82%) SAP
3 59 (6.10%) Oracle
4 26 (2.69%) Cisco
5 19 (1.96%) IBM
6 17 (1.76%) Red Hat
6 17 (1.76%) Sybase
7 16 (1.65%) Google
7 16 (1.65%) VMware
8 15 (1.55%) Citrix
9 14 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.45%) Workday
10 12 (1.24%) Tableau
11 11 (1.14%) Adobe
11 11 (1.14%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.03%) Sun
13 9 (0.93%) HP
13 9 (0.93%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
14 8 (0.83%) Splunk