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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 12 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.06% 4.08% 6.30%
As % of the Applications category 21.05% 13.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £405 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.65% -7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £191 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £424 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +19.07%
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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
19 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.05% 30.61% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 19
Average daily rate £350 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) MCSM
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Social Network

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 2 (33.33%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Support
1 2 (33.33%) Project Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
Croydon, Surrey
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