The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 103 121 136
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Project 47 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.39% 1.16%
As % of the Applications category 13.31% 12.93% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 43
Average daily rate £450 £404 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% -13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £529 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.69% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
MS Project
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
353 549 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.22% 10.72% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 378 452
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.75 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the City of London region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the City of London region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 51 (55.43%) Project Management
2 34 (36.96%) MS Excel
2 34 (36.96%) Finance
3 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 32 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 30 (32.61%) MS Visio
5 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (27.17%) MS Office
7 23 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (20.65%) Banking
9 18 (19.57%) Project Planning
10 13 (14.13%) Programme Management
10 13 (14.13%) Degree
11 12 (13.04%) Legal
11 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.96%) Advertising
12 11 (11.96%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
13 10 (10.87%) SQL
13 10 (10.87%) PMI Certification
14 9 (9.78%) Migration
14 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
14 9 (9.78%) Investment Banking
14 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
15 8 (8.70%) MS Project Server
15 8 (8.70%) Change Management
15 8 (8.70%) PMI
15 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
16 7 (7.61%) Windows
16 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (8.70%) MS Project Server
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (36.96%) MS Excel
2 30 (32.61%) MS Visio
3 25 (27.17%) MS Office
4 23 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.09%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Primavera
2 2 (2.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) ATM
1 1 (1.09%) DWDM
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
1 1 (1.09%) LAN
1 1 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.09%) SDH
1 1 (1.09%) Skype
1 1 (1.09%) SONET
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.09%) WAN
1 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) MS Access
3 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) GIS
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.17%) Subversion
2 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 19 (20.65%) Banking
3 12 (13.04%) Legal
4 11 (11.96%) Advertising
5 9 (9.78%) Investment Banking
6 6 (6.52%) Front Office
6 6 (6.52%) Law
6 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (5.43%) Billing
7 5 (5.43%) Publishing
8 4 (4.35%) Back Office
9 2 (2.17%) German Language
9 2 (2.17%) Marketing
10 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.09%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
10 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (46.74%) Project Manager
2 15 (16.30%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 9 (9.78%) IT Manager
3 9 (9.78%) Programme Manager
4 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Digital Project Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Senior Project Manager
6 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
6 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.43%) Senior IT Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Transformation Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) EDI
1 1 (1.09%) EDIFACT
1 1 (1.09%) Middleware
1 1 (1.09%) SOAP
1 1 (1.09%) Web Services
1 1 (1.09%) XML
1 1 (1.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.70%) PMI
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.26%) Equities
5 3 (3.26%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.17%) Clustering
6 2 (2.17%) Fintech
6 2 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.09%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Life Science
7 1 (1.09%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Tandem
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) AIX
3 3 (3.26%) Solaris
3 3 (3.26%) Unix
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Android
4 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (55.43%) Project Management
2 32 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 27 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.57%) Project Planning
5 13 (14.13%) Programme Management
6 12 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.96%) Waterfall
8 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.78%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.78%) Migration
10 8 (8.70%) Change Management
11 7 (7.61%) SDLC
11 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.52%) Analytics
12 6 (6.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 6 (6.52%) Issue Tracking
12 6 (6.52%) Validation
13 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
13 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
14 4 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) Java
2 3 (3.26%) VBA
3 2 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) ISEB
5 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.26%) PMP
6 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) APMP
7 2 (2.17%) IIBA
7 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.09%) CFA
8 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) MiFID
2 2 (2.17%) P3O
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.17%) BEA
3 2 (2.17%) Black Duck
3 2 (2.17%) CODA
3 2 (2.17%) Coverity
3 2 (2.17%) HP
3 2 (2.17%) IBM
3 2 (2.17%) Syclo
3 2 (2.17%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Compaq
4 1 (1.09%) iManage
4 1 (1.09%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.09%) Murex
4 1 (1.09%) Nokia
4 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.09%) webMethods
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