Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3309 3558 4272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.11% 7.87% 9.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 9.12% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2272 2394 3050
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £305 £301 £300
90th Percentile £668 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 45
London median hourly rate £27.05 £27.57 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.90% -8.11% +8.11%
10th Percentile £20.30 £15.10 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.63 £53.88 £134.75
England median hourly rate £26.93 £27.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -2.06% -12.53% +14.33%

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 40487 39001 39528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.22% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29443 28001 28255
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 404 472
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.09 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor 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 18 November 2017. 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 -2 613 £488 -2.50% 79
West London +6 188 £450 +5.88% 22
East London +2 87 £465 -7.00% 16
South London -28 81 £496 +16.76% 9
North London +5 20 £475 +11.76% 3
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 1253 (37.87%) Finance
2 1002 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
3 696 (21.03%) PRINCE2
4 673 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 498 (15.05%) Banking
6 414 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
7 381 (11.51%) Microsoft
8 379 (11.45%) Change Management
9 323 (9.76%) Degree
10 315 (9.52%) Scrum
11 295 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
12 292 (8.82%) PMO
13 267 (8.07%) ITIL
14 258 (7.80%) Migration
15 250 (7.56%) Business Analysis
16 237 (7.16%) SQL
17 229 (6.92%) Security Cleared
18 227 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
19 222 (6.71%) Programme Management
20 221 (6.68%) Microsoft Project
21 219 (6.62%) QA
22 207 (6.26%) Investment Banking
23 205 (6.20%) Waterfall
24 196 (5.92%) SDLC
24 196 (5.92%) Windows
25 194 (5.86%) Risk Management
26 185 (5.59%) PMI Certification
27 179 (5.41%) Retail
28 177 (5.35%) Marketing
29 175 (5.29%) CRM

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
1 148 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 75 (2.27%) CMS
3 45 (1.36%) Confluence
4 29 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 23 (0.70%) IIS
6 21 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 19 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 19 (0.57%) SAS
7 19 (0.57%) Skype for Business
8 16 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.39%) Apache
11 11 (0.33%) WordPress
12 9 (0.27%) Drupal
12 9 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.27%) nginx
12 9 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 295 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 227 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
3 221 (6.68%) Microsoft Project
4 172 (5.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 123 (3.72%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.21%) SmartSuite
8 6 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.15%) SPSS
10 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.091%) Stata
12 2 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.060%) EViews
12 2 (0.060%) Mingle
12 2 (0.060%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.030%) HipChat
13 1 (0.030%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.030%) Weka
Business Applications
1 54 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.51%) SAP CO
3 17 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 17 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 9 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.24%) CA PPM
5 8 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
5 8 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (0.24%) SAP HR
5 8 (0.24%) SAP PM
6 7 (0.21%) SAP HCM
7 6 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
7 6 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.18%) Magento
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 112 (3.38%) Office 365
2 98 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 63 (1.90%) SaaS
5 24 (0.73%) IaaS
6 20 (0.60%) PaaS
7 17 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 15 (0.45%) GitHub
10 13 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
13 9 (0.27%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
14 8 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 8 (0.24%) Serverless
15 7 (0.21%) AdWords
15 7 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.84%) WAN
2 54 (1.63%) LAN
3 53 (1.60%) Internet
4 49 (1.48%) Firewall
5 47 (1.42%) SMS
6 32 (0.97%) Network Security
7 29 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 27 (0.82%) SAN
9 26 (0.79%) VPN
10 24 (0.73%) Skype
11 22 (0.66%) Intranet
12 19 (0.57%) VoIP
12 19 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (0.48%) DNS
13 16 (0.48%) SSL
14 13 (0.39%) NAS
15 12 (0.36%) MPLS
16 11 (0.33%) DHCP
16 11 (0.33%) IP Telephony
16 11 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 57 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 53 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (1.45%) Big Data
5 36 (1.09%) MySQL
6 27 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 21 (0.63%) Blockchain
8 20 (0.60%) Power BI
8 20 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 16 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (0.42%) MS Access
11 12 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.33%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.30%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.30%) QlikView
14 9 (0.27%) DB2
15 8 (0.24%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 169 (5.11%) JIRA
2 28 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 27 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 22 (0.66%) Subversion
5 15 (0.45%) Grunt
6 14 (0.42%) Babel
7 12 (0.36%) Selenium
8 10 (0.30%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.27%) Axure RP
9 9 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.27%) webpack
10 8 (0.24%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.21%) Ant
11 7 (0.21%) Appium
11 7 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 7 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
12 6 (0.18%) Hudson
12 6 (0.18%) TestDirector
12 6 (0.18%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.15%) SoapUI
General
1 1253 (37.87%) Finance
2 498 (15.05%) Banking
3 207 (6.26%) Investment Banking
4 179 (5.41%) Retail
5 177 (5.35%) Marketing
6 164 (4.96%) Legal
7 107 (3.23%) Front Office
8 80 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 69 (2.09%) Law
10 65 (1.96%) Financial Institution
11 61 (1.84%) Back Office
12 58 (1.75%) Advertising
13 46 (1.39%) Manufacturing
14 41 (1.24%) Retail Banking
15 37 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.91%) Publishing
17 22 (0.66%) Electronics
17 22 (0.66%) Games
18 20 (0.60%) French Language
19 18 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1375 (41.55%) Project Manager
2 450 (13.60%) Analyst
3 311 (9.40%) Business Analyst
4 205 (6.20%) IT Manager
5 168 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
6 149 (4.50%) Senior Manager
7 138 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
8 137 (4.14%) Developer
9 132 (3.99%) Consultant
10 127 (3.84%) Senior Project Manager
11 126 (3.81%) Programme Manager
12 112 (3.38%) Architect
13 85 (2.57%) Infrastructure Manager
14 82 (2.48%) Business Manager
15 78 (2.36%) Project Analyst
16 72 (2.18%) Technical Manager
17 71 (2.15%) Digital Project Manager
18 69 (2.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 61 (1.84%) Business Project Manager
20 58 (1.75%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (4.02%) HTML
2 91 (2.75%) Web Services
3 81 (2.45%) CSS
4 75 (2.27%) .NET
5 62 (1.87%) XML
6 47 (1.42%) HTML5
7 38 (1.15%) jQuery
8 35 (1.06%) Middleware
8 35 (1.06%) Node.js
9 32 (0.97%) J2EE
10 30 (0.91%) ASP.NET
11 27 (0.82%) REST
11 27 (0.82%) SOAP
12 23 (0.70%) AngularJS
13 21 (0.63%) JSON
14 20 (0.60%) Sass
15 13 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
15 13 (0.39%) React
16 12 (0.36%) RESTful
17 11 (0.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 414 (12.51%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 101 (3.05%) PMI
4 100 (3.02%) Data Centre
5 99 (2.99%) User Experience
6 87 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 79 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 69 (2.09%) Virtual Team
9 51 (1.54%) Derivative
10 50 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 46 (1.39%) Fixed Income
11 46 (1.39%) FMCG
11 46 (1.39%) NHS
12 39 (1.18%) Equities
12 39 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
13 35 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
13 35 (1.06%) Market Risk
14 28 (0.85%) Fintech
15 27 (0.82%) Credit Risk
16 25 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 196 (5.92%) Windows
2 125 (3.78%) Linux
3 79 (2.39%) Unix
4 59 (1.78%) Windows 10
4 59 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 24 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (0.70%) Android
7 22 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 16 (0.48%) Solaris
10 13 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.33%) CentOS
13 7 (0.21%) AIX
14 6 (0.18%) VMS
15 5 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.060%) SUSE
16 2 (0.060%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1002 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (21.03%) PRINCE2
3 673 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 379 (11.45%) Change Management
5 315 (9.52%) Scrum
6 267 (8.07%) ITIL
7 258 (7.80%) Migration
8 250 (7.56%) Business Analysis
9 222 (6.71%) Programme Management
10 205 (6.20%) Waterfall
11 196 (5.92%) SDLC
12 194 (5.86%) Risk Management
13 175 (5.29%) CRM
14 165 (4.99%) Agile Project Management
15 161 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
16 160 (4.84%) Analytics
17 143 (4.32%) Project Planning
18 133 (4.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 131 (3.96%) E-Commerce
20 129 (3.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 237 (7.16%) SQL
2 156 (4.71%) Java
3 133 (4.02%) JavaScript
4 83 (2.51%) Python
5 61 (1.84%) C#
6 47 (1.42%) C
7 42 (1.27%) Perl
8 40 (1.21%) VBA
9 34 (1.03%) C++
10 33 (1.00%) PHP
11 29 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 19 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.54%) ES6
14 14 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.39%) R
15 13 (0.39%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.33%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.24%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.24%) VB
18 7 (0.21%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 323 (9.76%) Degree
2 229 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 185 (5.59%) PMI Certification
4 174 (5.26%) PMP
5 152 (4.59%) SC Cleared
6 98 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 62 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 39 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 36 (1.09%) APMP
9 36 (1.09%) ISEB
10 34 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
11 30 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 29 (0.88%) CISSP
13 28 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (0.82%) DV Cleared
15 24 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (0.54%) MCSE
17 17 (0.51%) CISM
18 13 (0.39%) PhD
19 12 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (8.82%) PMO
2 219 (6.62%) QA
3 137 (4.14%) GDPR
4 83 (2.51%) MiFID
5 53 (1.60%) Data Quality
6 42 (1.27%) SLA
7 31 (0.94%) EMIR
7 31 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
10 9 (0.27%) P3O
11 8 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.21%) AIFMD
12 7 (0.21%) COBIT
12 7 (0.21%) IFRS
12 7 (0.21%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.18%) PSD2
14 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 4 (0.12%) GAMP
System Software
1 63 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 16 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.36%) Docker
6 11 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.18%) Firmware
9 6 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.18%) vSphere
10 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.12%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.12%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.091%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.091%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.060%) XenApp
14 1 (0.030%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.030%) HDFS
14 1 (0.030%) IAG
Systems Management
1 38 (1.15%) SCCM
2 19 (0.57%) Puppet
3 16 (0.48%) Ansible
4 12 (0.36%) Nagios
5 11 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.27%) SCOM
7 8 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 7 (0.21%) RSA Archer
9 6 (0.18%) Control-M
9 6 (0.18%) Kibana
9 6 (0.18%) logstash
10 5 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.12%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.12%) Ganglia
12 3 (0.091%) OpenView
12 3 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.091%) vMotion
Vendors
1 381 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 149 (4.50%) SAP
3 96 (2.90%) Oracle
4 93 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
5 68 (2.06%) Cisco
6 52 (1.57%) Adobe
7 50 (1.51%) IBM
8 43 (1.30%) Citrix
9 35 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 34 (1.03%) Google
11 32 (0.97%) VMware
12 31 (0.94%) HP
13 28 (0.85%) Workday
14 27 (0.82%) Tableau
15 19 (0.57%) Reuters
16 18 (0.54%) hybris
16 18 (0.54%) Splunk
17 17 (0.51%) Red Hat
18 16 (0.48%) CheckPoint
19 14 (0.42%) BMC