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 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 16 20 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.98% 8.84% 2.06%
As % of the Applications category 30.43% 42.22% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £352 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.84% -29.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +17.96%
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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
23 45 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 19.66% 20.93% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 47
Average daily rate £325 £352 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -32.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £175 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £465 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +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%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Publishing
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (28.57%) CMS
5 2 (28.57%) PMI
5 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet
5 2 (28.57%) Extranet
5 2 (28.57%) RUP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
1 2 (28.57%) Extranet
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
1 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
1 1 (14.29%) ADO
1 1 (14.29%) COM+
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) DHTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) IBM