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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 124 140 113
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs citing MS Project 66 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.15% 1.45%
As % of the Applications category 12.02% 10.19% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 53
Average daily rate
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£414 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £298 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.77%
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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
549 677 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.85% 11.32% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 446 448
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £181 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 38
Average hourly rate £14.68 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.67% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.08 £23.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 101 (58.72%) MS Excel
2 79 (45.93%) Project Management
3 76 (44.19%) Finance
4 66 (38.37%) Microsoft
5 63 (36.63%) PRINCE2
6 57 (33.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 54 (31.40%) MS Office
8 40 (23.26%) MS Visio
9 32 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (18.02%) Banking
10 31 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (17.44%) Change Management
12 29 (16.86%) SharePoint
13 20 (11.63%) PMI Certification
14 19 (11.05%) Business Analysis
14 19 (11.05%) Degree
15 18 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (9.88%) PMP
16 17 (9.88%) SQL
17 16 (9.30%) QA
17 16 (9.30%) Business Transformation
18 15 (8.72%) Project Planning
19 14 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
19 14 (8.14%) Service Delivery
20 13 (7.56%) Validation
20 13 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 12 (6.98%) Legal
21 12 (6.98%) Programme Management
21 12 (6.98%) ITIL
22 10 (5.81%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 29 (16.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.91%) MS Project Server
3 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (1.16%) SAS
4 2 (1.16%) IIS
4 2 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.58%) Documentum
5 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (58.72%) MS Excel
2 57 (33.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 54 (31.40%) MS Office
4 40 (23.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.49%) Photoshop
6 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.58%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.07%) WAN
2 5 (2.91%) LAN
3 2 (1.16%) Intranet
3 2 (1.16%) Firewall
3 2 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.16%) Wireless
3 2 (1.16%) SSL
3 2 (1.16%) VoIP
3 2 (1.16%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.58%) Network Security
4 1 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.58%) SDH
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) VPN
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) ISDN
4 1 (0.58%) DSL
4 1 (0.58%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.74%) MS Access
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (0.58%) OLAP
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.81%) JIRA
2 2 (1.16%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.16%) RequisitePro
2 2 (1.16%) Rational Robot
2 2 (1.16%) JUnit
2 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.16%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 76 (44.19%) Finance
2 31 (18.02%) Banking
3 12 (6.98%) Legal
4 9 (5.23%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.65%) Retail
6 6 (3.49%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.49%) Advertising
7 5 (2.91%) French Language
7 5 (2.91%) Front Office
8 4 (2.33%) Law
8 4 (2.33%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.74%) Back Office
9 3 (1.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.58%) Publishing
10 1 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (27.91%) Analyst
2 41 (23.84%) Project Manager
3 25 (14.53%) Business Analyst
4 13 (7.56%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (6.40%) Programme Planner
6 9 (5.23%) Coordinator
7 8 (4.65%) Test Manager
8 7 (4.07%) Project Planner
9 6 (3.49%) Project Analyst
10 5 (2.91%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (2.91%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.91%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.33%) PMO Manager
11 4 (2.33%) Project Officer
11 4 (2.33%) Project Support Officer
11 4 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (2.33%) Architect
11 4 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (2.33%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.49%) .NET
2 3 (1.74%) XML
3 2 (1.16%) SOAP
3 2 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) JMS
4 1 (0.58%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) Java EE
4 1 (0.58%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.49%) PMI
4 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.16%) Statistics
5 2 (1.16%) Wiki
5 2 (1.16%) Replication
5 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.16%) W3C
5 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.58%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.58%) Social Media
6 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) GIS
6 1 (0.58%) NHS
6 1 (0.58%) Clustering
6 1 (0.58%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.23%) Windows
2 3 (1.74%) Linux
3 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (45.93%) Project Management
2 63 (36.63%) PRINCE2
3 32 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (17.44%) Change Management
6 19 (11.05%) Business Analysis
7 16 (9.30%) Business Transformation
8 15 (8.72%) Project Planning
9 14 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (8.14%) Service Delivery
10 13 (7.56%) Validation
11 12 (6.98%) Programme Management
11 12 (6.98%) ITIL
12 10 (5.81%) DSDM
13 9 (5.23%) Test Strategy
13 9 (5.23%) People Management
14 8 (4.65%) Migration
14 8 (4.65%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.65%) Document Management
14 8 (4.65%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.88%) SQL
2 3 (1.74%) Java
3 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.58%) C-shell
4 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
4 1 (0.58%) VBA
4 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.58%) Jython
4 1 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (11.63%) PMI Certification
2 19 (11.05%) Degree
3 17 (9.88%) PMP
4 13 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (5.81%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.49%) ISEB
7 5 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.33%) APMP
8 4 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.58%) BICSI Certification
11 1 (0.58%) BICSI RCDD
11 1 (0.58%) MCSE
11 1 (0.58%) CCSP
11 1 (0.58%) CCNP
11 1 (0.58%) CCNA
11 1 (0.58%) CISA
11 1 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
2 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) SCOM
2 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.81%) Oracle
3 9 (5.23%) IBM
3 9 (5.23%) SAP
4 8 (4.65%) HP
5 6 (3.49%) VMware
6 5 (2.91%) Citrix
7 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.16%) Apple
7 2 (1.16%) Cognos
7 2 (1.16%) Siebel
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.58%) Proofpoint
8 1 (0.58%) Lumension
8 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.58%) Symantec
8 1 (0.58%) McAfee
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