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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 137 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 30 45 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 1.31% 1.58%
As % of the Applications category 10.71% 12.97% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 69
Median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +11.11%
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
280 347 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.80% 10.07% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 257 479
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £166 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 42
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £12.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £24.80 £20.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 2016, 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 41 (67.21%) Finance
2 36 (59.02%) Project Management
3 34 (55.74%) MS Excel
4 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
5 19 (31.15%) PRINCE2
6 18 (29.51%) MS Visio
7 16 (26.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (18.03%) MS Office
11 10 (16.39%) Banking
11 10 (16.39%) Migration
11 10 (16.39%) Project Planning
12 9 (14.75%) Change Management
12 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
13 8 (13.11%) ITIL
13 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
13 8 (13.11%) Business Analysis
14 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
14 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
14 7 (11.48%) Legal
14 7 (11.48%) Asset Management
15 6 (9.84%) Financial Institution
15 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
15 6 (9.84%) SAP
15 6 (9.84%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
16 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
16 5 (8.20%) Dependency Management

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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.64%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (55.74%) MS Excel
2 18 (29.51%) MS Visio
3 16 (26.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (18.03%) MS Office
5 6 (9.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.64%) Primavera
2 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.64%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.64%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.64%) Sonata
2 1 (1.64%) Summit
2 1 (1.64%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Extranet
2 1 (1.64%) CTI
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) KDB
3 1 (1.64%) Power BI
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
1 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (67.21%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Legal
4 6 (9.84%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.20%) Retail
6 4 (6.56%) Law
7 3 (4.92%) Marketing
8 2 (3.28%) Billing
8 2 (3.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.64%) Front Office
9 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.75%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) IT Manager
3 7 (11.48%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Project Officer
4 6 (9.84%) Project Support Officer
4 6 (9.84%) Support Officer
5 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) MiFID Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Business Change Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Change Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Project Change Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.20%) Equities
4 4 (6.56%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.92%) PMI
6 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.28%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Project Management
2 19 (31.15%) PRINCE2
3 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.39%) Migration
5 10 (16.39%) Project Planning
6 9 (14.75%) Change Management
7 8 (13.11%) Business Analysis
7 8 (13.11%) ITIL
8 7 (11.48%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.20%) CRM
9 5 (8.20%) Dependency Management
9 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
9 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.56%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (6.56%) Critical Path Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.56%) ERP
10 4 (6.56%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) APMP
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) MCSE
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PMP
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) MiFID
2 2 (3.28%) AIFMD
2 2 (3.28%) EMIR
2 2 (3.28%) FATCA
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (1.64%) UAG
1 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.64%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
1 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.28%) ION Trading
4 2 (3.28%) Murex
4 2 (3.28%) Yolus
5 1 (1.64%) Actimize
5 1 (1.64%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.64%) Calypso
5 1 (1.64%) Capita
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) WorldPay