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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / London
Rank 19 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1476 2096 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.62% 9.47% 9.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.95% 11.12% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1483 1331
Median daily rate £488 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 15
Median hourly rate £28.92 £23.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.75% -13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £14.77 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £40.30 £138.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year -15.38% +15.04%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 219 £500 +5.26% 77
Croydon +3 13 £450 +0.84%
Docklands, London +5 12 £600 -11.11%
Canary Wharf -1 11 £463 -6.09%
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £475 - 3
Hammersmith +4 8 £520 +34.19%
Bromley +8 5 £488 +42.33% 1
Westminster +5 5 £450 +9.09%
Brentford -1 5 £500 +11.11%
Feltham -2 5 £338 -31.98% 2
Wimbledon - 4 £565 - 1
Hayes +4 2 £388 -
Uxbridge -8 2 £395 -7.05% 1
Hendon - 2 £500 -
Orpington - 2 - -
Chessington +1 1 - -
West End of London -2 1 £513 +2.50% 12
Hackney -4 1 £375 +15.38%
Stockley Park - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Surbiton - 1 £475 - 2
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1137 (38.52%) Finance
2 890 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
3 681 (23.07%) PRINCE2
4 643 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 445 (15.07%) Banking
6 343 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
7 334 (11.31%) Change Management
8 321 (10.87%) MS Excel
9 318 (10.77%) Microsoft
10 303 (10.26%) PMO
11 275 (9.32%) Security Cleared
12 268 (9.08%) Degree
13 266 (9.01%) Scrum
14 261 (8.84%) ITIL
15 228 (7.72%) MS Project
16 225 (7.62%) Risk Management
17 224 (7.59%) Programme Management
18 209 (7.08%) Business Analysis
18 209 (7.08%) Waterfall
19 206 (6.98%) PMP
20 198 (6.71%) Migration
21 192 (6.50%) SC Cleared
22 191 (6.47%) PMI Certification
23 184 (6.23%) SDLC
24 182 (6.17%) SAP
25 181 (6.13%) Retail
26 173 (5.86%) SQL
27 172 (5.83%) MS Office
28 171 (5.79%) QA
29 164 (5.56%) CRM

Project Management
Top Related 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
1 147 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.96%) Confluence
3 49 (1.66%) CMS
4 33 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 24 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 15 (0.51%) Apache
7 15 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 13 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 12 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.30%) SAS
13 8 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.27%) IIS
14 6 (0.20%) Drupal
14 6 (0.20%) JBoss
14 6 (0.20%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 321 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 228 (7.72%) MS Project
3 172 (5.83%) MS Office
4 156 (5.28%) MS Visio
5 154 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.20%) SPSS
9 5 (0.17%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.068%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.068%) EViews
10 2 (0.068%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.068%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.068%) InVision
10 2 (0.068%) Mingle
11 1 (0.034%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.034%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 57 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.61%) SAP FI
5 13 (0.44%) Primavera
6 12 (0.41%) CA PPM
7 11 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
8 10 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.34%) Eloqua
8 10 (0.34%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.30%) Sprinklr
10 7 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
10 7 (0.24%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.20%) SAP PM
11 6 (0.20%) Sonata
12 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 72 (2.44%) Office 365
2 61 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.32%) SaaS
5 31 (1.05%) IaaS
6 23 (0.78%) PaaS
7 15 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.41%) GitHub
9 11 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
10 9 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
10 9 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.17%) Force.com
13 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
13 4 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.14%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.068%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.27%) Firewall
2 60 (2.03%) WAN
3 58 (1.96%) LAN
4 46 (1.56%) Internet
5 33 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 28 (0.95%) DNS
7 27 (0.91%) SAN
8 26 (0.88%) Skype
9 25 (0.85%) Network Security
9 25 (0.85%) VPN
10 24 (0.81%) Intranet
10 24 (0.81%) VoIP
11 23 (0.78%) MPLS
11 23 (0.78%) Wireless
12 18 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (0.54%) HTTP
14 15 (0.51%) BGP
15 14 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (0.47%) OSPF
16 12 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 71 (2.41%) Big Data
3 45 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 43 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 25 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 18 (0.61%) RDBMS
10 17 (0.58%) Apache Hive
10 17 (0.58%) HBase
10 17 (0.58%) QlikView
11 16 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 16 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.44%) MySQL
13 12 (0.41%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.34%) Essbase
15 10 (0.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 120 (4.07%) JIRA
2 44 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 33 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.71%) Selenium
5 18 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (0.58%) Maven
7 16 (0.54%) JUnit
7 16 (0.54%) Subversion
8 13 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 13 (0.44%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.30%) Axure RP
9 9 (0.30%) Hudson
10 8 (0.27%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (0.20%) Gradle
12 6 (0.20%) Mockito
12 6 (0.20%) Spock
13 5 (0.17%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.14%) Appium
General
1 1137 (38.52%) Finance
2 445 (15.07%) Banking
3 181 (6.13%) Retail
4 146 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 142 (4.81%) Marketing
6 141 (4.78%) Legal
7 98 (3.32%) Front Office
8 82 (2.78%) Telecoms
9 76 (2.57%) Law
10 46 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 43 (1.46%) Advertising
12 35 (1.19%) Retail Banking
13 34 (1.15%) Manufacturing
14 32 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
15 27 (0.91%) Back Office
16 25 (0.85%) Billing
17 24 (0.81%) Publishing
18 19 (0.64%) Electronics
19 18 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
20 12 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1211 (41.02%) Project Manager
2 367 (12.43%) Analyst
3 264 (8.94%) Business Analyst
4 174 (5.89%) IT Manager
5 141 (4.78%) IT Project Manager
6 136 (4.61%) Programme Manager
7 133 (4.51%) Consultant
8 128 (4.34%) Architect
9 125 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
9 125 (4.23%) Senior Manager
10 110 (3.73%) Developer
11 104 (3.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 103 (3.49%) Senior Project Manager
13 84 (2.85%) Delivery Manager
14 83 (2.81%) Digital Project Manager
15 76 (2.57%) Technical Manager
16 69 (2.34%) Agile Project Manager
17 58 (1.96%) Business Manager
18 53 (1.80%) Technical Project Manager
19 50 (1.69%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.01%) HTML
2 65 (2.20%) CSS
3 64 (2.17%) Web Services
4 62 (2.10%) XML
5 55 (1.86%) .NET
6 35 (1.19%) HTML5
7 27 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 27 (0.91%) Middleware
8 24 (0.81%) J2EE
8 24 (0.81%) jQuery
9 23 (0.78%) JSON
9 23 (0.78%) REST
10 22 (0.75%) ASP.NET
11 21 (0.71%) SOAP
12 16 (0.54%) CSS3
12 16 (0.54%) Spring
13 15 (0.51%) Node.js
13 15 (0.51%) RESTful
14 14 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
14 14 (0.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 343 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 119 (4.03%) User Experience
4 94 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 90 (3.05%) PMI
6 73 (2.47%) Equities
7 58 (1.96%) Fixed Income
8 55 (1.86%) Virtual Team
9 54 (1.83%) Derivative
10 52 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 51 (1.73%) Computer Science
12 45 (1.52%) Fintech
13 39 (1.32%) FMCG
14 31 (1.05%) NHS
15 27 (0.91%) Mobile App
16 23 (0.78%) Credit Risk
16 23 (0.78%) Market Risk
17 21 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (0.68%) Data Structures
19 17 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 147 (4.98%) Windows
2 92 (3.12%) Linux
3 66 (2.24%) Unix
4 46 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.08%) Windows 10
6 31 (1.05%) Android
7 24 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 24 (0.81%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.51%) CentOS
11 11 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.27%) Solaris
13 7 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.068%) AIX
15 2 (0.068%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.068%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
2 681 (23.07%) PRINCE2
3 643 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 334 (11.31%) Change Management
5 266 (9.01%) Scrum
6 261 (8.84%) ITIL
7 225 (7.62%) Risk Management
8 224 (7.59%) Programme Management
9 209 (7.08%) Business Analysis
9 209 (7.08%) Waterfall
10 198 (6.71%) Migration
11 184 (6.23%) SDLC
12 164 (5.56%) CRM
13 153 (5.18%) Agile Project Management
14 135 (4.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 130 (4.40%) Project Planning
16 129 (4.37%) Service Management
17 128 (4.34%) Analytics
18 125 (4.23%) ERP
18 125 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 173 (5.86%) SQL
2 106 (3.59%) Java
3 82 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 55 (1.86%) C
5 45 (1.52%) C#
6 44 (1.49%) Python
7 20 (0.68%) PowerShell
7 20 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 19 (0.64%) T-SQL
9 18 (0.61%) C++
10 17 (0.58%) PHP
11 16 (0.54%) Ruby
12 13 (0.44%) Scala
13 12 (0.41%) Apex Code
14 11 (0.37%) VB
15 10 (0.34%) VBA
16 9 (0.30%) Korn
16 9 (0.30%) R
17 6 (0.20%) Perl
18 5 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 275 (9.32%) Security Cleared
2 268 (9.08%) Degree
3 206 (6.98%) PMP
4 192 (6.50%) SC Cleared
5 191 (6.47%) PMI Certification
6 106 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 63 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 50 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 41 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
10 39 (1.32%) ISEB
11 38 (1.29%) APMP
12 37 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
15 16 (0.54%) CISM
16 15 (0.51%) CISSP
17 13 (0.44%) CCNP
18 12 (0.41%) CCNA
19 10 (0.34%) CIMA
19 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (10.26%) PMO
2 171 (5.79%) QA
3 98 (3.32%) MiFID
4 57 (1.93%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.95%) SLA
6 20 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
8 16 (0.54%) EMIR
9 14 (0.47%) PMBOK
10 13 (0.44%) COBIT
10 13 (0.44%) GDPR
11 12 (0.41%) GxP
11 12 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
12 11 (0.37%) FATCA
12 11 (0.37%) P3O
13 9 (0.30%) IFRS
13 9 (0.30%) IFRS 9
14 8 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 43 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.81%) Docker
4 16 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.30%) HDFS
5 9 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.20%) vSphere
7 5 (0.17%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.14%) vCloud
9 3 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.10%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.10%) NFS
9 3 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.10%) XenApp
9 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.068%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (0.068%) KVM
10 2 (0.068%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.068%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (0.75%) Puppet
2 21 (0.71%) Ansible
3 14 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.47%) SCCM
4 9 (0.30%) ZABBIX
5 7 (0.24%) Nagios
5 7 (0.24%) Oozie
5 7 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.20%) SCOM
7 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.14%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.14%) Consul
8 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.14%) Packer
8 4 (0.14%) Rsyslog
8 4 (0.14%) Terraform
8 4 (0.14%) yum
9 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 318 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 182 (6.17%) SAP
3 117 (3.96%) Oracle
4 75 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 72 (2.44%) Cisco
6 69 (2.34%) VMware
7 38 (1.29%) Adobe
8 37 (1.25%) Citrix
9 33 (1.12%) IBM
10 32 (1.08%) Google
11 31 (1.05%) CheckPoint
12 30 (1.02%) HP
13 25 (0.85%) Splunk
14 24 (0.81%) Tableau
15 21 (0.71%) Juniper
16 20 (0.68%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.58%) Cloudera
18 16 (0.54%) F5
19 15 (0.51%) Red Hat
19 15 (0.51%) Workday
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Maclean Moore Consulting
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Maclean Moore Consulting
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Experis Ltd
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AMS contingency
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
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