The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 14 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.56% 2.91% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category 45.45% 13.64% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate
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£495 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £26.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -19.37%
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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 Croydon region.

Applications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
33 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.24% 21.36% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 11
Average daily rate £470 £400 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +90.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £156 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Croydon region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Croydon region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 11 (61.11%) PRINCE2
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (44.44%) MS Office
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 6 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (27.78%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
8 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
8 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) MCSE
8 4 (22.22%) MCSA
8 4 (22.22%) Workflow
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (22.22%) MCSM
8 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (22.22%) MCTS
8 4 (22.22%) VMware

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) DataStage
2 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Planner
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) PRINCE2
2 10 (55.56%) ITIL
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Workflow
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.11%) Coaching
10 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
10 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) Line Management
10 1 (5.56%) Change Control
10 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
10 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (22.22%) MCSE
3 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 4 (22.22%) MCSM
3 4 (22.22%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) PMBOK
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos