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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 137 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 29 64 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 1.41% 1.71%
As % of the Applications category 9.01% 12.67% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 52 69
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £281 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £624 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.69%
MS Project
London

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
322 505 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.55% 11.09% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 383 511
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 48
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £9.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £21.20 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, 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 37 (60.66%) Project Management
2 33 (54.10%) MS Excel
2 33 (54.10%) Finance
3 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
4 17 (27.87%) MS Visio
5 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
6 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
6 14 (22.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (19.67%) Change Management
9 11 (18.03%) MS Office
9 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.39%) Migration
11 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.75%) ITIL
12 8 (13.11%) CRM
12 8 (13.11%) Banking
12 8 (13.11%) Project Planning
13 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
13 7 (11.48%) Financial Institution
14 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
14 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
14 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
14 6 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
14 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
15 5 (8.20%) Virtual Team
15 5 (8.20%) Degree
15 5 (8.20%) Asset Management

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 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) MS Project Server
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (54.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.87%) MS Visio
3 14 (22.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (18.03%) MS Office
5 4 (6.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.64%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.64%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.64%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
1 3 (4.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Extranet
2 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
2 3 (4.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) CTI
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) MPLS
3 1 (1.64%) VoIP
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) KDB
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.64%) MS Access
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) Power BI
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (54.10%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Financial Institution
4 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.20%) Retail
6 4 (6.56%) Legal
7 3 (4.92%) Marketing
8 2 (3.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.64%) Billing
9 1 (1.64%) French Language
9 1 (1.64%) Front Office
9 1 (1.64%) Law
9 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
9 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Project Manager
2 10 (16.39%) Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) IT Manager
3 6 (9.84%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (6.56%) MiFID Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Project Change Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Server Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.64%) SOAP
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
3 5 (8.20%) Equities
3 5 (8.20%) PMI
3 5 (8.20%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.28%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Project Management
2 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
3 12 (19.67%) Change Management
4 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.39%) Migration
6 9 (14.75%) ITIL
7 8 (13.11%) CRM
7 8 (13.11%) Project Planning
8 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
10 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
11 4 (6.56%) Critical Path Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (6.56%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) MCSE
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.28%) APMP
4 2 (3.28%) PMP
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) MiFID
2 2 (3.28%) AIFMD
2 2 (3.28%) EMIR
2 2 (3.28%) FATCA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (4.92%) UAG
2 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.92%) IBM BigFix
1 3 (4.92%) SCOM
1 3 (4.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.56%) SAP
4 3 (4.92%) Citrix
4 3 (4.92%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) Symantec
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) ION Trading
5 2 (3.28%) Murex
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Yolus
6 1 (1.64%) Actimize
6 1 (1.64%) Calypso
6 1 (1.64%) Capita
6 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) Sage
6 1 (1.64%) Siebel
6 1 (1.64%) WorldPay
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