The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.80% 3.10% 3.95%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 23.53% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £26.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -19.37%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Applications Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
11 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.91% 13.18% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 20
Average daily rate £361 £469 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.01% +17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Docklands, London region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Docklands, London region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (20.00%) RequisitePro
3 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Robot
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Billing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) RequisitePro
1 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Decision Table
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP