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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 108 136 91
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -45
Contract jobs citing MS Project 103 88 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.21% 2.06%
As % of the Applications category 13.73% 10.69% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 58 121
Average daily rate
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£375 £428 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+108.95% -39.09%
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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 City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
750 823 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.53% 11.32% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 535 563
Average daily rate £351 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £569 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.88 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £45.78 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 97 (51.05%) MS Excel
2 88 (46.32%) Project Management
3 77 (40.53%) Finance
4 71 (37.37%) Microsoft
5 67 (35.26%) PRINCE2
6 66 (34.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 62 (32.63%) MS Office
8 51 (26.84%) MS Visio
9 36 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (17.89%) Banking
11 25 (13.16%) Project Planning
12 24 (12.63%) Degree
12 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (12.11%) Business Analysis
14 22 (11.58%) SharePoint
14 22 (11.58%) QA
15 21 (11.05%) Programme Management
16 20 (10.53%) Change Management
17 18 (9.47%) Legal
18 17 (8.95%) PMI Certification
19 16 (8.42%) Windows
20 15 (7.89%) PMP
20 15 (7.89%) Validation
20 15 (7.89%) Investment Banking
20 15 (7.89%) Test Strategy
21 14 (7.37%) Test Management
21 14 (7.37%) ISEB
21 14 (7.37%) SQL
22 13 (6.84%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 22 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.68%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.11%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.58%) CMS
5 3 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 2 (1.05%) Confluence
6 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Lync
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Documentum
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 97 (51.05%) MS Excel
2 66 (34.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 62 (32.63%) MS Office
4 51 (26.84%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.16%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.05%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.53%) Summit
2 1 (0.53%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.63%) LAN
1 5 (2.63%) WAN
2 4 (2.11%) SAN
3 3 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.58%) SSL
3 3 (1.58%) Firewall
3 3 (1.58%) Wireless
3 3 (1.58%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.05%) Extranet
4 2 (1.05%) ISDN
4 2 (1.05%) VPN
4 2 (1.05%) DSL
4 2 (1.05%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.58%) MS Access
3 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (6.32%) JIRA
2 3 (1.58%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.53%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.53%) Rational Robot
3 1 (0.53%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 77 (40.53%) Finance
2 34 (17.89%) Banking
3 18 (9.47%) Legal
4 15 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.74%) Retail
5 9 (4.74%) Advertising
6 6 (3.16%) Publishing
6 6 (3.16%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.63%) Law
7 5 (2.63%) Front Office
7 5 (2.63%) Back Office
8 4 (2.11%) Marketing
9 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.05%) Billing
11 1 (0.53%) International Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (27.37%) Analyst
2 39 (20.53%) Project Manager
3 25 (13.16%) Business Analyst
4 20 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
5 16 (8.42%) Test Manager
6 12 (6.32%) Project Planner
7 9 (4.74%) Coordinator
7 9 (4.74%) Programme Planner
8 8 (4.21%) PMO Manager
9 7 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (3.68%) Project Analyst
9 7 (3.68%) Business Manager
9 7 (3.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (3.68%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (2.63%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.63%) Project Support Officer
10 5 (2.63%) Project Officer
11 4 (2.11%) Security Manager
11 4 (2.11%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.11%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.63%) .NET
1 5 (2.63%) XML
2 3 (1.58%) CSS
2 3 (1.58%) HTML
2 3 (1.58%) Web Services
3 2 (1.05%) Struts
3 2 (1.05%) Spring
3 2 (1.05%) JSP
3 2 (1.05%) Swing
4 1 (0.53%) JMS
4 1 (0.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) SOAP
4 1 (0.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.74%) PMI
3 7 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.58%) NHS
5 3 (1.58%) CESG
5 3 (1.58%) Statistics
5 3 (1.58%) User Experience
6 2 (1.05%) EPoS
6 2 (1.05%) SecurID
6 2 (1.05%) Derivative
6 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.05%) Wiki
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
7 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.42%) Windows
2 6 (3.16%) Linux
3 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.58%) UNIX
4 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (46.32%) Project Management
2 67 (35.26%) PRINCE2
3 36 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (13.16%) Project Planning
5 24 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (12.11%) Business Analysis
7 21 (11.05%) Programme Management
8 20 (10.53%) Change Management
9 15 (7.89%) Validation
9 15 (7.89%) Test Strategy
10 14 (7.37%) Test Management
11 13 (6.84%) ITIL
12 11 (5.79%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.26%) Migration
13 10 (5.26%) DSDM
13 10 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (5.26%) Business Transformation
14 9 (4.74%) Change Control
15 8 (4.21%) Dependency Management
15 8 (4.21%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.37%) SQL
2 6 (3.16%) Java
3 5 (2.63%) VBA
4 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.53%) Jython
5 1 (0.53%) Korn
5 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.53%) C-shell
5 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.53%) VBScript
5 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (12.63%) Degree
2 17 (8.95%) PMI Certification
3 15 (7.89%) PMP
4 14 (7.37%) ISEB
5 9 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.11%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.58%) CISSP
8 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.05%) CCNP
9 2 (1.05%) CEH
9 2 (1.05%) MAPM
9 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) BICSI Certification
10 1 (0.53%) BICSI RCDD
10 1 (0.53%) APMP
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.58%) QA
2 4 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) XenApp
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
2 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 71 (37.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.26%) IBM
2 10 (5.26%) HP
3 9 (4.74%) Oracle
3 9 (4.74%) SAP
4 5 (2.63%) VMware
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco
5 4 (2.11%) Citrix
6 3 (1.58%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.05%) Juniper
7 2 (1.05%) Siebel
7 2 (1.05%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.05%) Proofpoint
8 1 (0.53%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.53%) Lumension
8 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.53%) Riverbed
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago