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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
London / City of London
Rank 122 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 28 40 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.27% 1.39%
As % of the Applications category 9.82% 11.27% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 59
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +91.18%

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
285 355 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.62% 11.31% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 252 385
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £19.75 £14.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £9.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £24.00 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 38 (65.52%) Finance
2 30 (51.72%) Project Management
3 28 (48.28%) MS Excel
4 21 (36.21%) PRINCE2
5 18 (31.03%) MS Visio
5 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.14%) MS Office
6 14 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
9 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (17.24%) Migration
9 10 (17.24%) Legal
9 10 (17.24%) Project Planning
10 8 (13.79%) Banking
11 7 (12.07%) SAP
11 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.34%) Dependency Management
12 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
12 6 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
12 6 (10.34%) ERP
13 5 (8.62%) CRM
13 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
13 5 (8.62%) ITIL
13 5 (8.62%) Change Management
13 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
13 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 18 (31.03%) MS Visio
3 14 (24.14%) MS Office
3 14 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.45%) Primavera
3 1 (1.72%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.72%) Sonata
3 1 (1.72%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) Power BI
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) MS Access
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 38 (65.52%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Legal
3 8 (13.79%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Law
6 2 (3.45%) Advertising
6 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 2 (3.45%) Retail
7 1 (1.72%) Billing
7 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.79%) Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) IT Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Project Officer
3 7 (12.07%) Project Support Officer
3 7 (12.07%) Support Officer
4 5 (8.62%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Change Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Programme Planner
6 3 (5.17%) Project Change Manager
7 2 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Facilities Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) MiFID Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.72%) J2EE
2 1 (1.72%) Laravel
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) PMI
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Equities
4 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.72%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
1 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Project Management
2 21 (36.21%) PRINCE2
3 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.24%) Migration
5 10 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 6 (10.34%) Dependency Management
6 6 (10.34%) ERP
6 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.62%) Change Management
7 5 (8.62%) CRM
7 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.90%) Critical Path Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
1 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 3 (5.17%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C++
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
5 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.45%) APMP
6 2 (3.45%) PMP
6 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) AIFMD
1 2 (3.45%) EMIR
1 2 (3.45%) FATCA
1 2 (3.45%) MiFID
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
2 1 (1.72%) P3O
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Avaloq
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) iManage
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