The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 18 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.69% 3.01% 3.03%
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 20.00% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £493 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
MS Project
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.19% 15.04% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 7
Average daily rate £400 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £313 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Canary Wharf region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Canary Wharf region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (71.43%) PMI
3 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) MS Project Server
4 4 (57.14%) UML
4 4 (57.14%) Budget Control
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
6 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (14.29%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (14.29%) Front Office
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Banking Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Business Change Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Business Change Project Manager
3 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
3 3 (42.86%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (42.86%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (57.14%) Budget Control
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle