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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 15 26 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.02% 5.63% 2.16%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 31.58% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
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£413 £352 £551
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -36.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £291 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £386 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -6.26%
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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
18 38 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.79% 17.84% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 49
Average daily rate £363 £385 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -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 15 September 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 15 September 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 (87.50%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Publishing
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) PMI
6 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Intranet
6 2 (25.00%) Extranet
6 2 (25.00%) RUP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
1 2 (25.00%) Extranet
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
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
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) DHTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) ADO
1 1 (12.50%) COM+
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
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%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) IBM