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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 14 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.93% 2.08% -
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£495 £414 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -41.98%
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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
26 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.44% 17.71% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 8
Average daily rate £470 £390 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +143.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 26 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 26 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 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (31.25%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (25.00%) MCSM
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) MCSE
6 4 (25.00%) MCSA
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) Workflow
7 3 (18.75%) MCTS

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) DataStage
2 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planner
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (25.00%) Workflow
7 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching
9 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Line Management
9 1 (6.25%) Change Control
9 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
9 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (25.00%) MCSM
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) PMBOK
2 1 (6.25%) P3O
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos