The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 209 144 112
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -32
Contract jobs citing MS Project 612 862 942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.67% 1.91%
As % of the Applications category 11.46% 13.97% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 575 562
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £247 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 26
Median hourly rate £21.78 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £158.00 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £25.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.88% +56.25%
MS Project
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5342 6170 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.73% 11.93% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3171 3648 3608
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 595 703
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in England

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in England

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in England

MS Project
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 269 £400 - 32
South East -57 98 £400 +14.28% 22
West Midlands -14 68 £353 -8.01% 9
North West -7 41 £373 -6.68% 3
South West -37 35 £354 -5.66% 5
East of England +10 30 £450 +50.00% 4
Yorkshire -19 26 £288 -21.89% 3
East Midlands -3 21 £335 +16.52% 2
North East -22 19 £350 +55.55% 2
Midlands -3 3 £375 - 2
South Coast - 1 £300 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 749 (52.05%) Project Management
2 681 (47.32%) MS Excel
3 592 (41.14%) Microsoft
4 529 (36.76%) Finance
5 516 (35.86%) PRINCE2
6 346 (24.04%) MS Office
7 295 (20.50%) MS Visio
8 287 (19.94%) MS PowerPoint
9 280 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
10 275 (19.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 225 (15.64%) SharePoint
12 188 (13.06%) Project Planning
13 187 (13.00%) Security Cleared
14 171 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
15 156 (10.84%) Change Management
16 148 (10.28%) Banking
17 146 (10.15%) ITIL
18 133 (9.24%) Programme Management
19 132 (9.17%) PMI Certification
19 132 (9.17%) SC Cleared
20 130 (9.03%) Change Control
21 113 (7.85%) Degree
22 107 (7.44%) Migration
23 97 (6.74%) Risk Management
24 96 (6.67%) Waterfall
25 87 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
26 82 (5.70%) Telecoms
26 82 (5.70%) PMP
26 82 (5.70%) CRM
26 82 (5.70%) SDLC

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 225 (15.64%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.27%) MS Project Server
3 23 (1.60%) Confluence
4 16 (1.11%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.63%) IBM Notes
5 9 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.49%) SAS
8 6 (0.42%) CMS
9 5 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.21%) eRoom
11 3 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.14%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.14%) SAP EP
Applications
1 681 (47.32%) MS Excel
2 346 (24.04%) MS Office
3 295 (20.50%) MS Visio
4 287 (19.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.42%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.21%) Mingle
8 1 (0.069%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.67%) Primavera
3 11 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (0.49%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.28%) Summit
8 3 (0.21%) assyst
8 3 (0.21%) Lawson
8 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.21%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.21%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.14%) Maximo
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.069%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.29%) Office 365
2 15 (1.04%) Google Apps
2 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.49%) Trello
4 5 (0.35%) Basecamp
4 5 (0.35%) SaaS
5 4 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.28%) PaaS
5 4 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.14%) IaaS
6 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
2 22 (1.53%) WAN
3 21 (1.46%) LAN
4 18 (1.25%) Firewall
5 17 (1.18%) Extranet
6 16 (1.11%) Internet
7 14 (0.97%) HTTP
7 14 (0.97%) Intranet
8 12 (0.83%) DNS
8 12 (0.83%) Network Security
9 11 (0.76%) LTE
10 10 (0.69%) ATM
10 10 (0.69%) FTP
10 10 (0.69%) SAN
11 9 (0.63%) VoLTE
12 7 (0.49%) VPN
13 6 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.42%) Skype
14 4 (0.28%) IP Telephony
14 4 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 12 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (0.76%) MS Access
7 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.35%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.28%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.21%) Big Data
10 3 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 64 (4.45%) JIRA
2 10 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.49%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (0.35%) LSMW
4 5 (0.35%) VersionOne
4 5 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.28%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.28%) Subversion
6 3 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.21%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.069%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.069%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.069%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.069%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.069%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.069%) Maven
8 1 (0.069%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.069%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 529 (36.76%) Finance
2 148 (10.28%) Banking
3 82 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.61%) Retail
5 32 (2.22%) Law
6 29 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.02%) Legal
7 24 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.53%) Marketing
9 18 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.18%) Automotive
10 17 (1.18%) Billing
10 17 (1.18%) Spanish Language
11 16 (1.11%) Advertising
11 16 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (1.04%) Publishing
13 9 (0.63%) Local Government
14 8 (0.56%) German Language
15 7 (0.49%) French Language
15 7 (0.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 547 (38.01%) Project Manager
2 252 (17.51%) Analyst
3 108 (7.51%) IT Manager
3 108 (7.51%) PMO Analyst
4 101 (7.02%) IT Project Manager
5 81 (5.63%) Project Planner
6 78 (5.42%) Business Analyst
7 65 (4.52%) Programme Planner
8 62 (4.31%) Coordinator
9 53 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
10 52 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 49 (3.41%) PMO Manager
12 47 (3.27%) Support Officer
13 44 (3.06%) Senior Manager
14 42 (2.92%) PMO Planner
15 41 (2.85%) Project Coordinator
16 40 (2.78%) Consultant
17 38 (2.64%) Project Officer
17 38 (2.64%) Senior Project Manager
18 36 (2.50%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.22%) .NET
2 25 (1.74%) Middleware
3 22 (1.53%) XML
4 13 (0.90%) HTML
4 13 (0.90%) Web Services
5 5 (0.35%) CSS
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (0.35%) SOAP
6 4 (0.28%) Flash
6 4 (0.28%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (0.28%) JSON
6 4 (0.28%) REST
6 4 (0.28%) Velocity
7 3 (0.21%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.21%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.14%) CSS3
8 2 (0.14%) HTML5
8 2 (0.14%) jQuery
8 2 (0.14%) OAuth
8 2 (0.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 171 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.35%) PMI
3 67 (4.66%) Data Centre
3 67 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 27 (1.88%) Virtual Team
5 19 (1.32%) Equities
6 15 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 14 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 14 (0.97%) User Experience
8 13 (0.90%) FMCG
9 12 (0.83%) Tandem
10 10 (0.69%) NHS
11 8 (0.56%) Economics
12 7 (0.49%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.49%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.49%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.49%) Statistics
13 6 (0.42%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.42%) Replication
13 6 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 79 (5.49%) Windows
2 49 (3.41%) Unix
3 23 (1.60%) Linux
4 22 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.97%) Solaris
6 12 (0.83%) AIX
6 12 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.63%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.28%) pSOS
11 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) Android
12 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.069%) CentOS
13 1 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.069%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (52.05%) Project Management
2 516 (35.86%) PRINCE2
3 280 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
4 275 (19.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 188 (13.06%) Project Planning
6 156 (10.84%) Change Management
7 146 (10.15%) ITIL
8 133 (9.24%) Programme Management
9 130 (9.03%) Change Control
10 107 (7.44%) Migration
11 97 (6.74%) Risk Management
12 96 (6.67%) Waterfall
13 82 (5.70%) CRM
13 82 (5.70%) SDLC
14 80 (5.56%) Business Analysis
15 75 (5.21%) Scrum
16 65 (4.52%) Coaching
16 65 (4.52%) Resource Management
17 64 (4.45%) PRINCE
18 61 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 69 (4.79%) SQL
2 20 (1.39%) C
3 18 (1.25%) Java
3 18 (1.25%) VBA
4 12 (0.83%) VB
5 10 (0.69%) C++
6 6 (0.42%) C#
6 6 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.35%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.35%) PowerShell
7 5 (0.35%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.21%) VBScript
9 2 (0.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.069%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.069%) PHP
Qualifications
1 187 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 132 (9.17%) PMI Certification
2 132 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 113 (7.85%) Degree
4 87 (6.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 82 (5.70%) PMP
6 49 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 39 (2.71%) APMP
8 26 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 26 (1.81%) ISEB
9 24 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.53%) CISSP
11 20 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.63%) CCNA
13 9 (0.63%) CISM
14 8 (0.56%) GCIA
14 8 (0.56%) MCSE
14 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.73%) QA
2 20 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.56%) P3O
5 8 (0.56%) SLA
6 7 (0.49%) MiFID
6 7 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.42%) COBIT
8 5 (0.35%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.28%) GxP
9 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.21%) COSO
10 3 (0.21%) FATCA
10 3 (0.21%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.14%) FINREP
11 2 (0.14%) GCP
12 1 (0.069%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.63%) UAG
3 9 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.069%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 8 (0.56%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (0.56%) SCOM
2 8 (0.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 6 (0.42%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.21%) SCCM
5 1 (0.069%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.069%) WSUS
Vendors
1 592 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 81 (5.63%) Oracle
3 54 (3.75%) SAP
4 23 (1.60%) Google
5 20 (1.39%) HP
5 20 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (1.32%) VMware
7 17 (1.18%) IBM
8 15 (1.04%) Amdocs
8 15 (1.04%) Citrix
8 15 (1.04%) Remedy
9 14 (0.97%) Ericsson
10 13 (0.90%) Cisco
11 12 (0.83%) Planview
12 11 (0.76%) Cognos
12 11 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
12 11 (0.76%) Rally
13 10 (0.69%) CheckPoint
13 10 (0.69%) Symantec
14 9 (0.63%) Lotus
Telford, Shropshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £340 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £455 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £800 per day NEG - Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Hydrogen
Rate: £200.00 - £203.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 3 days ago
West London
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Coventry
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