The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Canary Wharf region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 17 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.13% 10.39% 2.95%
As % of the Applications category 23.81% 46.77% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-50.78% +25.49%
Applications Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 17.36% 22.22% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 37
Average daily rate £450 £354 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.29% -29.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £215 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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
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 31 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) RUP
4 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 2 (25.00%) BPR
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rose
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) OLE
2 1 (12.50%) DHTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) ADO
2 1 (12.50%) COM+
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) SAP