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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 144 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 31 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.66% 1.62%
As % of the Applications category 8.66% 13.37% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 66 63
Median daily rate £413 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £244 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £605 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +34.37%
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
358 658 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.21% 12.41% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 478 497
Median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 43
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £22.20 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 38 (56.72%) Project Management
2 37 (55.22%) MS Excel
3 31 (46.27%) Finance
4 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
5 23 (34.33%) PRINCE2
6 17 (25.37%) MS Visio
7 14 (20.90%) Change Management
7 14 (20.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
8 13 (19.40%) ITIL
9 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (13.43%) Banking
11 9 (13.43%) Migration
11 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.43%) CRM
11 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
11 9 (13.43%) Project Planning
12 8 (11.94%) MS Office
12 8 (11.94%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
13 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
13 7 (10.45%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
14 6 (8.96%) Investment Banking
15 5 (7.46%) Degree
15 5 (7.46%) JIRA
15 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
15 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
15 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity

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 13 (19.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) Confluence
4 2 (2.99%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Moodle
5 1 (1.49%) SAP EP
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (55.22%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.37%) MS Visio
3 14 (20.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (11.94%) MS Office
5 4 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.49%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.49%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Extranet
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
2 4 (5.97%) Firewall
2 4 (5.97%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) CTI
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) Intranet
4 1 (1.49%) MPLS
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) KDB
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.49%) MS Access
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.46%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.97%) Retail
6 3 (4.48%) Legal
7 2 (2.99%) Law
7 2 (2.99%) Marketing
7 2 (2.99%) Publishing
8 1 (1.49%) Billing
8 1 (1.49%) French Language
8 1 (1.49%) Front Office
8 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Project Manager
2 12 (17.91%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) CRM Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Project Planner
5 4 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Project Officer
5 4 (5.97%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Support Officer
5 4 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Business Change Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.48%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Basis
1 1 (1.49%) SOAP
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.97%) PMI
4 3 (4.48%) Equities
4 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Derivative
6 1 (1.49%) Fintech
6 1 (1.49%) FMCG
6 1 (1.49%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
6 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Phone
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Project Management
2 23 (34.33%) PRINCE2
3 14 (20.90%) Change Management
4 13 (19.40%) ITIL
5 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.43%) CRM
6 9 (13.43%) Migration
6 9 (13.43%) Project Planning
6 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.97%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.97%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.97%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (5.97%) Software Deployment
9 4 (5.97%) Time Management
9 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Degree
1 5 (7.46%) PMI Certification
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) MCSE
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) APMP
4 2 (2.99%) PMP
5 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) MiFID
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (5.97%) UAG
2 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Backup Exec
1 4 (5.97%) IBM BigFix
1 4 (5.97%) SCOM
1 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.97%) Citrix
3 4 (5.97%) IBM
3 4 (5.97%) Symantec
3 4 (5.97%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Murex
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) ION Trading
5 2 (2.99%) Yolus
6 1 (1.49%) Actimize
6 1 (1.49%) BT
6 1 (1.49%) Calypso
6 1 (1.49%) Capita
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Siebel
6 1 (1.49%) WorldPay
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