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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
London / City of London
Rank 129 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Project 26 44 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.44% 1.35%
As % of the Applications category 9.29% 12.15% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 56
Median daily rate £498 £450 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £210 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £621 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
- +72.03%

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
280 362 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.55% 11.86% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 262 383
Median daily rate £401 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.60 £27.20 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 (70.37%) Finance
2 30 (55.56%) Project Management
3 28 (51.85%) MS Excel
4 20 (37.04%) PRINCE2
5 17 (31.48%) MS Visio
5 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
6 15 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (22.22%) MS Office
8 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
9 10 (18.52%) Project Planning
10 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.81%) Legal
11 8 (14.81%) Migration
12 7 (12.96%) Programme Management
12 7 (12.96%) Banking
12 7 (12.96%) Change Management
12 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
13 6 (11.11%) Dependency Management
13 6 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
14 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
14 5 (9.26%) SAP
14 5 (9.26%) ITIL
14 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
14 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
15 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
15 4 (7.41%) Virtual Team

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 17 (31.48%) MS Visio
3 15 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (22.22%) MS Office
5 6 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Primavera
3 1 (1.85%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.85%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.85%) Sonata
3 1 (1.85%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) CTI
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.85%) MS Access
3 1 (1.85%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (70.37%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Legal
3 7 (12.96%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.56%) Law
5 3 (5.56%) Retail
6 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.70%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Billing
7 1 (1.85%) Front Office
7 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.81%) IT Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Project Officer
3 7 (12.96%) Project Support Officer
3 7 (12.96%) Support Officer
4 6 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Project Change Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Applications Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Facilities Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Facilities Project Manager
6 2 (3.70%) MiFID Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Fixed Income
2 4 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.56%) Equities
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) PMI
4 2 (3.70%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
1 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Project Management
2 20 (37.04%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.52%) Project Planning
5 8 (14.81%) Migration
6 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 7 (12.96%) Programme Management
7 6 (11.11%) Dependency Management
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.26%) ITIL
8 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Critical Path Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) ERP
9 4 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (5.56%) Change Control
10 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.70%) APMP
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) PMP
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) AIFMD
1 2 (3.70%) EMIR
1 2 (3.70%) FATCA
1 2 (3.70%) MiFID
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) P3O
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) SAP
3 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Actimize
4 1 (1.85%) Avaloq
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) iManage
4 1 (1.85%) Murex
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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