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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 17 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.44% 4.52% 2.84%
As % of the Applications category 16.00% 32.00% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £478 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £498 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +4.47%
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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
25 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.78% 14.12% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 33
Average daily rate £438 £300 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 2015, 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%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Matrix Management
4 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) PMI
5 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project Server
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) RequisitePro
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Robot
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Deployment Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PMI
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Matrix Management
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM