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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 7 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 26 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 17.45% 0.88% 1.77%
As % of the Applications category 65.00% 5.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 2
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£450 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 - £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.25 £18.80
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +2.38%
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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
40 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.85% 17.54% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 14
Average daily rate £403 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £104 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 24 (72.73%) Project Management
2 23 (69.70%) PRINCE2
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
5 17 (51.52%) MS Office
5 17 (51.52%) Finance
6 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (33.33%) Project Planning
9 10 (30.30%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (27.27%) ITIL
10 9 (27.27%) P3O
11 7 (21.21%) MS Project Server
11 7 (21.21%) ISEB
11 7 (21.21%) Critical Path Analysis
12 6 (18.18%) APMP
13 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (12.12%) MCTS
14 4 (12.12%) Portfolio Management
14 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Management
15 3 (9.09%) QA
15 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
15 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
16 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
16 2 (6.06%) Windows
16 2 (6.06%) Change Management
16 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (21.21%) MS Project Server
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
2 17 (51.52%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Programme Office Support
3 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Project Officer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Planner
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Planning Manager
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Office Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Project Management
2 23 (69.70%) PRINCE2
3 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 10 (30.30%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) Critical Path Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Change Management
10 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.06%) Document Management
10 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
10 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.06%) Line Management
10 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.06%) Coaching
11 1 (3.03%) Change Control
11 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (21.21%) ISEB
3 6 (18.18%) APMP
4 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (12.12%) MCTS
6 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) P3O
2 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft