The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 109 129 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -45
Contract jobs citing MS Project 86 89 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.25% 2.07%
As % of the Applications category 12.43% 10.29% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 68 120
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £254 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £27.49 £32.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-58.00% +50.00%
Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
692 865 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.08% 12.17% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 581 687
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 64
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £35.70 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
MS Project
London

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 83 (47.16%) Finance
2 77 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 74 (42.05%) MS Excel
4 72 (40.91%) Project Management
5 68 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 54 (30.68%) MS Office
7 50 (28.41%) MS PowerPoint
8 45 (25.57%) MS Visio
9 34 (19.32%) Project Planning
10 31 (17.61%) Degree
11 27 (15.34%) Banking
11 27 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (14.77%) Programme Management
13 20 (11.36%) SharePoint
14 18 (10.23%) QA
15 17 (9.66%) Windows
16 16 (9.09%) Business Analysis
17 15 (8.52%) Security Cleared
18 14 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (6.82%) Change Management
19 12 (6.82%) PMI Certification
20 11 (6.25%) PMP
20 11 (6.25%) SAP
20 11 (6.25%) ISEB
20 11 (6.25%) Management Information System
20 11 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 11 (6.25%) Dependency Management
21 10 (5.68%) Legal
21 10 (5.68%) Migration
21 10 (5.68%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.98%) MS Project Server
3 5 (2.84%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.70%) Confluence
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.14%) CMS
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Lync
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 74 (42.05%) MS Excel
2 54 (30.68%) MS Office
3 50 (28.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (25.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.14%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.14%) InDesign
6 2 (1.14%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) SAN
2 3 (1.70%) LAN
2 3 (1.70%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) ISDN
4 1 (0.57%) DSL
4 1 (0.57%) MPLS
4 1 (0.57%) Extranet
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
4 1 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.14%) MS Access
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.41%) JIRA
2 2 (1.14%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.14%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.57%) Toad
3 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) PVCS
3 1 (0.57%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (47.16%) Finance
2 27 (15.34%) Banking
3 10 (5.68%) Legal
3 10 (5.68%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.11%) Retail
4 9 (5.11%) Marketing
4 9 (5.11%) Publishing
5 6 (3.41%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.41%) Advertising
6 5 (2.84%) Law
7 4 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.70%) Back Office
9 2 (1.14%) Billing
9 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) Games
10 1 (0.57%) Front Office
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (28.98%) Project Manager
2 32 (18.18%) Analyst
3 18 (10.23%) Project Planner
4 17 (9.66%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 10 (5.68%) PMO Analyst
7 9 (5.11%) Coordinator
7 9 (5.11%) Project Officer
7 9 (5.11%) Project Support Officer
8 8 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (3.41%) Agile Project Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (2.84%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.84%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.84%) Programme Planner
10 5 (2.84%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (2.84%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (2.84%) PMO Manager
11 4 (2.27%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) Flash
1 3 (1.70%) XML
1 3 (1.70%) HTML
2 2 (1.14%) Spring
2 2 (1.14%) CSS
2 2 (1.14%) JSP
2 2 (1.14%) Struts
2 2 (1.14%) Web Services
2 2 (1.14%) Swing
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.55%) PMI
3 3 (1.70%) Biometrics
3 3 (1.70%) NHS
3 3 (1.70%) Replication
4 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.14%) CESG
4 2 (1.14%) Equities
4 2 (1.14%) EPoS
5 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.57%) DTV
5 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.57%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) SecurID
5 1 (0.57%) Derivative
5 1 (0.57%) Statistics
5 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.66%) Windows
2 3 (1.70%) Linux
2 3 (1.70%) UNIX
2 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Solaris
4 1 (0.57%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 72 (40.91%) Project Management
3 34 (19.32%) Project Planning
4 27 (15.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (14.77%) Programme Management
6 16 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 14 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.82%) Change Management
9 11 (6.25%) Dependency Management
10 10 (5.68%) Migration
10 10 (5.68%) ITIL
11 9 (5.11%) Change Control
12 8 (4.55%) Test Strategy
12 8 (4.55%) Test Management
12 8 (4.55%) Asset Management
13 7 (3.98%) PRINCE
13 7 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (3.41%) Content Management
14 6 (3.41%) Data Analysis
14 6 (3.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.68%) SQL
2 6 (3.41%) VBA
3 5 (2.84%) C
3 5 (2.84%) Java
4 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.57%) PHP
4 1 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (17.61%) Degree
2 15 (8.52%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.82%) PMI Certification
4 11 (6.25%) PMP
4 11 (6.25%) ISEB
4 11 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.41%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.70%) MAPM
9 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.14%) CEH
9 2 (1.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CCIE
10 1 (0.57%) CCNP
10 1 (0.57%) MCP
10 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.23%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 3 (1.70%) Basel III
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.57%) P3O
5 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.70%) XenApp
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) SAP
3 10 (5.68%) IBM
4 8 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.55%) Oracle
5 6 (3.41%) VMware
5 6 (3.41%) Citrix
6 5 (2.84%) Cisco
7 3 (1.70%) Baan
7 3 (1.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.14%) BT
8 2 (1.14%) Remedy
8 2 (1.14%) Apple
8 2 (1.14%) Lotus
8 2 (1.14%) BMC
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe
8 2 (1.14%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) Dell
9 1 (0.57%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.57%) Juniper
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