The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Croydon region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 12 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 4 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.65% 3.23% 8.85%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 9.68% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £410 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% -11.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £401 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £426 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +47.05%
Applications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 23.26% 33.33% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 19
Average daily rate £290 £325 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £132 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) MCSM
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
1 2 (28.57%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Support
1 2 (28.57%) Project Officer
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Communications Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Taxonomies
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSM
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware