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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 7 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 22 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 17.32% 5.06% 4.23%
As % of the Applications category 61.11% 16.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 6
Average daily rate
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£403 £399 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -30.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £162 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £408 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -30.90%
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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
36 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.35% 31.65% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 19
Average daily rate £400 £331 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -16.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £111 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 14 (58.33%) Project Management
4 13 (54.17%) Finance
5 12 (50.00%) MS Office
5 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) MS Project Server
7 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (25.00%) P3O
9 5 (20.83%) Critical Path Analysis
9 5 (20.83%) APMP
9 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.67%) ISEB
10 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 3 (12.50%) Workflow
11 3 (12.50%) Degree
11 3 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (8.33%) MCSM
12 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
12 2 (8.33%) Document Management
12 2 (8.33%) Taxonomies
12 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (29.17%) MS Project Server
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Office
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
1 3 (12.50%) Programme Office Support
2 2 (8.33%) Programme Support Officer
2 2 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (8.33%) Network Support
2 2 (8.33%) Project Officer
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
3 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.17%) Administrator
3 1 (4.17%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Planner
3 1 (4.17%) Planning Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Taxonomies
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 14 (58.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (20.83%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Workflow
7 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (8.33%) Document Management
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
9 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Line Management
9 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (20.83%) APMP
3 4 (16.67%) ISEB
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (8.33%) MCSM
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) P3O
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
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