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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
UK / England
Rank 177 161 136
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 597 710 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.44% 1.53% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 13.99% 13.57% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 443 539
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +72.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £11.00 £16.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.07 £41.45 £22.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
- +72.03%

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
4267 5232 5675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.30% 11.24% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2608 3034 3316
Median daily rate £365 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 479 554
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -3 241 £445 +7.74% 37
South East +11 143 £370 -1.33% 17
South West +11 50 £418 +15.17% 12
West Midlands -7 45 £353 +0.71% 8
Yorkshire -22 34 £380 +2.01% 4
East of England -3 29 £375 -18.47% 5
East Midlands +10 22 £335 -29.47% 2
North West +4 19 £465 +38.80% 11
North East -6 10 £310 -32.24% 1
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 644 (53.76%) MS Excel
2 597 (49.83%) Project Management
3 485 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 470 (39.23%) Finance
5 398 (33.22%) PRINCE2
6 313 (26.13%) MS Office
7 280 (23.37%) MS Visio
8 260 (21.70%) MS PowerPoint
9 244 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
10 232 (19.37%) Security Cleared
11 222 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 197 (16.44%) Project Planning
13 192 (16.03%) SharePoint
14 176 (14.69%) SC Cleared
15 158 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
16 145 (12.10%) Programme Management
17 142 (11.85%) Change Management
18 122 (10.18%) ITIL
19 109 (9.10%) Risk Management
20 107 (8.93%) Banking
21 104 (8.68%) Management Information System
22 88 (7.35%) Migration
23 84 (7.01%) Telecoms
24 83 (6.93%) Change Control
25 74 (6.18%) Degree
26 70 (5.84%) PMP
26 70 (5.84%) Waterfall
27 66 (5.51%) PMI Certification
28 64 (5.34%) ERP
28 64 (5.34%) SAP

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
1 192 (16.03%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.75%) MS Project Server
3 24 (2.00%) Confluence
4 13 (1.09%) CMS
5 8 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.25%) IIS
9 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.17%) Drupal
11 1 (0.083%) SAP Portal
11 1 (0.083%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 644 (53.76%) MS Excel
2 313 (26.13%) MS Office
3 280 (23.37%) MS Visio
4 260 (21.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.42%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.083%) Maya
Business Applications
1 36 (3.01%) Primavera
2 34 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.58%) CA PPM
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.33%) Demantra
9 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.33%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.25%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.42%) Office 365
2 14 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
4 11 (0.92%) SaaS
5 7 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.33%) IaaS
6 4 (0.33%) PaaS
7 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.25%) Yammer
8 2 (0.17%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.083%) G Suite
9 1 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.083%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.083%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
2 35 (2.92%) LTE
3 34 (2.84%) VoLTE
4 12 (1.00%) Firewall
5 9 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.67%) HTTP
7 7 (0.58%) LAN
8 5 (0.42%) FTP
8 5 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.33%) Intranet
9 4 (0.33%) MGW
9 4 (0.33%) Network Security
9 4 (0.33%) SAN
9 4 (0.33%) SDH
9 4 (0.33%) WAN
9 4 (0.33%) WebEx
10 3 (0.25%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (1.09%) Data Mining
3 13 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (0.58%) Power BI
6 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.50%) Text Mining
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.33%) DTS
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.33%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 49 (4.09%) JIRA
2 7 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.33%) JDeveloper
3 4 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.33%) VersionOne
3 4 (0.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.17%) NUnit
6 1 (0.083%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.083%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.083%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.083%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.083%) QAComplete
6 1 (0.083%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.083%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 470 (39.23%) Finance
2 107 (8.93%) Banking
3 84 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.34%) Legal
5 42 (3.51%) Retail
6 40 (3.34%) Manufacturing
7 34 (2.84%) Marketing
8 27 (2.25%) Law
9 23 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.67%) Advertising
11 19 (1.59%) Billing
12 16 (1.34%) Electronics
13 15 (1.25%) Automotive
14 12 (1.00%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.75%) Back Office
16 9 (0.75%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.67%) Publishing
18 7 (0.58%) Front Office
19 5 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 394 (32.89%) Project Manager
2 191 (15.94%) Analyst
3 97 (8.10%) Project Planner
4 80 (6.68%) PMO Analyst
5 63 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 63 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 62 (5.18%) IT Manager
7 57 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
8 55 (4.59%) Project Coordinator
9 51 (4.26%) Programme Planner
10 49 (4.09%) Support Officer
11 48 (4.01%) Project Analyst
12 44 (3.67%) Project Officer
13 42 (3.51%) Project Support Officer
14 39 (3.26%) Senior Manager
15 34 (2.84%) PMO Manager
15 34 (2.84%) Voice Project Manager
16 33 (2.75%) Architect
17 32 (2.67%) Senior Project Manager
18 31 (2.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.50%) .NET
2 11 (0.92%) Velocity
2 11 (0.92%) Web Services
2 11 (0.92%) XML
3 8 (0.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (0.67%) Middleware
4 7 (0.58%) WCF
5 6 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.50%) SOAP
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (0.33%) HTML
7 4 (0.33%) REST
8 3 (0.25%) Ajax
8 3 (0.25%) AngularJS
8 3 (0.25%) AppFabric
8 3 (0.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.25%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.25%) JSON
8 3 (0.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 158 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (8.68%) Management Information System
3 49 (4.09%) PMI
4 37 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 24 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 17 (1.42%) e-Learning
7 11 (0.92%) Data Integration
8 10 (0.83%) User Experience
9 9 (0.75%) Learning Management System
10 8 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.67%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.58%) Economics
11 7 (0.58%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.58%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.50%) Derivative
12 6 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.50%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.42%) Equities
13 5 (0.42%) FMCG
13 5 (0.42%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 49 (4.09%) Windows
2 24 (2.00%) Unix
3 16 (1.34%) Linux
4 10 (0.83%) Solaris
4 10 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.50%) AIX
6 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.33%) HPUX
7 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.17%) pSOS
8 2 (0.17%) VMS
9 1 (0.083%) Android
9 1 (0.083%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.083%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (49.83%) Project Management
2 398 (33.22%) PRINCE2
3 244 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 197 (16.44%) Project Planning
6 145 (12.10%) Programme Management
7 142 (11.85%) Change Management
8 122 (10.18%) ITIL
9 109 (9.10%) Risk Management
10 88 (7.35%) Migration
11 83 (6.93%) Change Control
12 70 (5.84%) Waterfall
13 64 (5.34%) ERP
14 55 (4.59%) Resource Management
15 54 (4.51%) CRM
16 53 (4.42%) SDLC
17 52 (4.34%) Dependency Management
18 50 (4.17%) ITIL V3
19 49 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
20 47 (3.92%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 43 (3.59%) SQL
2 20 (1.67%) C
3 18 (1.50%) PL/SQL
4 11 (0.92%) VB
4 11 (0.92%) VBA
5 8 (0.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (0.58%) Java
7 6 (0.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.42%) C++
9 4 (0.33%) C#
10 3 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.25%) R
10 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.17%) PHP
11 2 (0.17%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.083%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 232 (19.37%) Security Cleared
2 176 (14.69%) SC Cleared
3 74 (6.18%) Degree
4 70 (5.84%) PMP
5 66 (5.51%) PMI Certification
6 60 (5.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 51 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 48 (4.01%) DV Cleared
9 37 (3.09%) APMP
10 28 (2.34%) ISEB
11 13 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.58%) CREST Certified
14 5 (0.42%) CISM
14 5 (0.42%) CISSP
15 4 (0.33%) CEH
15 4 (0.33%) HND
15 4 (0.33%) MAPM
15 4 (0.33%) OSCP
16 3 (0.25%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.76%) QA
2 12 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.83%) P3O
4 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.42%) MiFID
5 5 (0.42%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.25%) EMIR
6 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) COSO
7 2 (0.17%) FATCA
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.083%) GDPR
8 1 (0.083%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.25%) Snort
4 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.17%) XenApp
4 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.083%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.17%) CSIRT
2 2 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.083%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.083%) WSUS
Vendors
1 485 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.34%) SAP
3 47 (3.92%) Oracle
4 43 (3.59%) Remedy
5 34 (2.84%) Ericsson
6 13 (1.09%) HP
7 12 (1.00%) CheckPoint
7 12 (1.00%) Hyperion
7 12 (1.00%) VMware
8 10 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
9 9 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.67%) Adobe
10 8 (0.67%) Cisco
10 8 (0.67%) Planview
11 7 (0.58%) iManage
12 6 (0.50%) Avaya
12 6 (0.50%) BT
13 4 (0.33%) Citrix
13 4 (0.33%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.25%) Rackspace
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