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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 13 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.50% 1.90% 1.76%
As % of the Applications category 40.91% 16.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £551
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.05 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -36.36%
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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
22 25 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.33% 11.90% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 61
Average daily rate £388 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £176 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Publishing
5 3 (33.33%) RUP
5 3 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 2 (22.22%) CMS
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) PMI
6 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Intranet
6 2 (22.22%) Extranet
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
1 2 (22.22%) Extranet
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Robot
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (11.11%) RequisitePro
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rose
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) OLE
2 1 (11.11%) ActiveX
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) DHTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) ADO
2 1 (11.11%) COM+
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) RUP
3 3 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) SAP