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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 113 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 77 89 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.38% 1.14%
As % of the Applications category 12.18% 12.04% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 59 56
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£423 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -12.97%
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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
632 739 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.56% 11.48% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 477 494
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.20 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £22.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 (58.50%) Finance
2 85 (57.82%) MS Excel
3 64 (43.54%) Project Management
4 62 (42.18%) PRINCE2
5 55 (37.41%) MS Office
6 48 (32.65%) Microsoft
7 39 (26.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 37 (25.17%) MS Visio
9 28 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (17.69%) Banking
11 25 (17.01%) SharePoint
12 24 (16.33%) Project Planning
13 23 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (15.65%) Change Management
14 21 (14.29%) Degree
15 20 (13.61%) PMI Certification
16 17 (11.56%) SQL
17 15 (10.20%) Change Control
18 14 (9.52%) PMP
18 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
18 14 (9.52%) Programme Management
19 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 13 (8.84%) Risk Management
20 12 (8.16%) Windows
20 12 (8.16%) QA
21 11 (7.48%) Oracle
21 11 (7.48%) IBM
22 10 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
22 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (17.01%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.40%) Confluence
3 4 (2.72%) MS Project Server
4 3 (2.04%) IIS
4 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.04%) SAS
5 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 85 (57.82%) MS Excel
2 55 (37.41%) MS Office
3 39 (26.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (25.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) WAN
1 4 (2.72%) SAN
1 4 (2.72%) Firewall
1 4 (2.72%) NAS
2 3 (2.04%) LAN
2 3 (2.04%) VLAN
3 2 (1.36%) VoIP
3 2 (1.36%) Intranet
3 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.36%) MS Access
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) OLAP
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) JIRA
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.68%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.68%) JUnit
3 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.68%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.68%) Rational Robot
General
1 86 (58.50%) Finance
2 26 (17.69%) Banking
3 9 (6.12%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.76%) Retail
4 7 (4.76%) Legal
4 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.40%) French Language
6 4 (2.72%) Advertising
6 4 (2.72%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.72%) Back Office
6 4 (2.72%) Law
7 3 (2.04%) Front Office
8 2 (1.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) German Language
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 22 (14.97%) Analyst
3 14 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 11 (7.48%) Programme Planner
5 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (6.12%) Project Officer
6 8 (5.44%) Coordinator
6 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (5.44%) Project Support Officer
7 6 (4.08%) Project Planner
8 5 (3.40%) Senior Manager
8 5 (3.40%) PMO Lead
9 4 (2.72%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (2.72%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (2.04%) Administrator
10 3 (2.04%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.04%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.04%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) SOAP
2 2 (1.36%) Web Services
2 2 (1.36%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.68%) Spring
3 1 (0.68%) JSON
3 1 (0.68%) MDX
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.68%) RESTful
3 1 (0.68%) HTML5
3 1 (0.68%) Struts
3 1 (0.68%) J2EE
3 1 (0.68%) JDBC
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) PMI
3 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.72%) Clustering
5 3 (2.04%) Equities
5 3 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.04%) HACMP
5 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.36%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.36%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.36%) IVR
6 2 (1.36%) Replication
6 2 (1.36%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.68%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.16%) Windows
2 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.36%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.54%) Project Management
2 62 (42.18%) PRINCE2
3 28 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (16.33%) Project Planning
5 23 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (15.65%) Change Management
6 15 (10.20%) Change Control
7 14 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 13 (8.84%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.44%) Resource Management
10 8 (5.44%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.44%) Scrum
10 8 (5.44%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.44%) Business Transformation
10 8 (5.44%) Dependency Management
11 7 (4.76%) People Management
11 7 (4.76%) Migration
11 7 (4.76%) ITIL
11 7 (4.76%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.56%) SQL
2 5 (3.40%) Java
2 5 (3.40%) VBA
3 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.36%) VB
4 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.68%) C#
5 1 (0.68%) C++
5 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.68%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) Python
5 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (14.29%) Degree
2 20 (13.61%) PMI Certification
3 14 (9.52%) PMP
3 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.04%) ISEB
8 3 (2.04%) APMP
9 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.68%) MBA
9 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) QA
2 5 (3.40%) Solvency II
3 4 (2.72%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) IBM
2 11 (7.48%) Oracle
3 7 (4.76%) Citrix
3 7 (4.76%) VMware
4 5 (3.40%) Cognos
5 4 (2.72%) SAP
6 3 (2.04%) HP
6 3 (2.04%) Veritas
6 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.04%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.36%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.68%) Teradata
8 1 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) Planview
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
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