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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 109 116 141
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 88 89 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.67% 1.53% 1.20%
As % of the Applications category 13.35% 12.26% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 57
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £188 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £373 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
659 726 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.53% 12.50% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 499 560
Average daily rate £375 £365 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 52
Average hourly rate £13.98 £20.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.80% +6.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £26.40 £63.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 86 (52.12%) MS Excel
2 82 (49.70%) Finance
3 74 (44.85%) Project Management
4 67 (40.61%) MS Visio
5 60 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 58 (35.15%) MS Office
7 52 (31.52%) PRINCE2
8 50 (30.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 33 (20.00%) Project Planning
10 32 (19.39%) Banking
11 31 (18.79%) SharePoint
12 29 (17.58%) Degree
13 25 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (11.52%) Programme Management
16 17 (10.30%) Risk Management
16 17 (10.30%) Change Management
17 16 (9.70%) PMI Certification
17 16 (9.70%) Windows
17 16 (9.70%) Migration
18 15 (9.09%) Legal
19 14 (8.48%) Change Control
19 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (7.88%) Data Centre
20 13 (7.88%) SDLC
20 13 (7.88%) Waterfall
20 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking
21 12 (7.27%) QA
21 12 (7.27%) PMI
21 12 (7.27%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 31 (18.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.21%) IIS
4 2 (1.21%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 86 (52.12%) MS Excel
2 67 (40.61%) MS Visio
3 58 (35.15%) MS Office
4 50 (30.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.61%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) Intranet
2 4 (2.42%) Firewall
3 3 (1.82%) Internet
3 3 (1.82%) SAN
4 2 (1.21%) Wireless
4 2 (1.21%) VLAN
4 2 (1.21%) NAS
4 2 (1.21%) WAN
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) LDAP
5 1 (0.61%) ATM
5 1 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.61%) PBX
5 1 (0.61%) VoIP
5 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.61%) Skype
5 1 (0.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.82%) MS Access
2 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) Adabas
3 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.61%) QlikView
3 1 (0.61%) DB2
3 1 (0.61%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) JIRA
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (49.70%) Finance
2 32 (19.39%) Banking
3 15 (9.09%) Legal
4 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.24%) Retail
6 7 (4.24%) Back Office
7 6 (3.64%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.64%) Law
8 5 (3.03%) Advertising
8 5 (3.03%) Marketing
9 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.82%) Front Office
9 3 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.61%) Billing
11 1 (0.61%) German Language
11 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (35.15%) Project Manager
2 30 (18.18%) Analyst
3 15 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (4.24%) Project Officer
5 7 (4.24%) Programme Manager
5 7 (4.24%) Coordinator
6 6 (3.64%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (3.64%) Project Support Officer
7 5 (3.03%) Developer
7 5 (3.03%) Digital Project Manager
8 4 (2.42%) Splunk Engineer
8 4 (2.42%) Architect
8 4 (2.42%) Consultant
8 4 (2.42%) Change Manager
8 4 (2.42%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (2.42%) Project Analyst
8 4 (2.42%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (1.82%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.85%) .NET
2 5 (3.03%) Web Services
3 4 (2.42%) Middleware
4 2 (1.21%) WCF
4 2 (1.21%) WF
4 2 (1.21%) LINQ
4 2 (1.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) HTML5
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.88%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.27%) PMI
4 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.64%) Clustering
6 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.42%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.42%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.21%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.21%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.21%) User Experience
9 2 (1.21%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.21%) HACMP
9 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.21%) Equities
10 1 (0.61%) CESG
10 1 (0.61%) Tandem
10 1 (0.61%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.70%) Windows
2 8 (4.85%) Linux
3 7 (4.24%) Solaris
4 6 (3.64%) AIX
5 4 (2.42%) UNIX
5 4 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (44.85%) Project Management
2 52 (31.52%) PRINCE2
3 33 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 25 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (11.52%) Programme Management
7 17 (10.30%) Change Management
7 17 (10.30%) Risk Management
8 16 (9.70%) Migration
9 14 (8.48%) Change Control
10 13 (7.88%) Waterfall
10 13 (7.88%) SDLC
11 12 (7.27%) ITIL
12 11 (6.67%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.85%) Analytics
14 7 (4.24%) Business Analysis
15 6 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (3.64%) CRM
15 6 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.45%) SQL
2 5 (3.03%) C
2 5 (3.03%) VBA
3 3 (1.82%) VB
4 2 (1.21%) C#
4 2 (1.21%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) COBOL
5 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.61%) VBScript
5 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (17.58%) Degree
2 16 (9.70%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.64%) ISEB
4 6 (3.64%) PMP
5 5 (3.03%) APMP
5 5 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.61%) CISA
8 1 (0.61%) CISM
8 1 (0.61%) GCIA
8 1 (0.61%) GCIH
8 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.27%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) P3O
3 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) COSO
3 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.61%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 60 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.24%) Oracle
3 6 (3.64%) IBM
4 5 (3.03%) WorldPay
4 5 (3.03%) Cognos
4 5 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco
5 4 (2.42%) SAP
5 4 (2.42%) Splunk
6 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.21%) Veritas
7 2 (1.21%) Teradata
7 2 (1.21%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) Planview
8 1 (0.61%) Symantec
8 1 (0.61%) McAfee
8 1 (0.61%) BT
8 1 (0.61%) Murex
8 1 (0.61%) Calypso
8 1 (0.61%) HP
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago