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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
London / Croydon
Rank 32 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.68% - 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 35.29% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
- +72.03%

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
17 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.59% 4.00% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 17
Median daily rate £344 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £286 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £350 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 8 (72.73%) Critical Path Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Dependency Management
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Resource Levelling
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Facebook
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) Social Media
7 1 (9.09%) iPad
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Programme Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Planner
1 3 (27.27%) Project Planner
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Planner
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Critical Path Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Dependency Management
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Levelling
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook