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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 177 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 707 870 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.44% 1.77% 1.97%
As % of the Applications category 13.48% 14.29% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 574 590
Median daily rate £365 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 22
Median hourly rate £22.14 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.73% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.57 £36.50 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +26.63%
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
5244 6087 6313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.64% 12.37% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3202 3328 3379
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 613 690
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -47 297 £413 -5.71% 38
South East -29 157 £333 -16.75% 24
West Midlands -25 60 £320 -13.80% 9
North West -36 60 £350 - 13
South West -31 28 £363 -3.01% 9
East of England -7 27 £388 +29.16% 4
East Midlands +18 26 £350 +4.09% 4
Yorkshire +7 26 £300 -7.69% 11
North East - 17 £310 - 3
Midlands +2 7 £475 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 765 (50.80%) Project Management
2 690 (45.82%) MS Excel
3 578 (38.38%) PRINCE2
3 578 (38.38%) Microsoft
4 533 (35.39%) Finance
5 336 (22.31%) MS Office
6 312 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
7 284 (18.86%) MS Visio
8 279 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 278 (18.46%) MS PowerPoint
10 245 (16.27%) SharePoint
11 218 (14.48%) Security Cleared
12 200 (13.28%) Project Planning
13 164 (10.89%) ITIL
14 159 (10.56%) PMI Certification
14 159 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
15 157 (10.42%) SC Cleared
16 146 (9.69%) Change Control
17 142 (9.43%) Change Management
18 138 (9.16%) Degree
19 135 (8.96%) Programme Management
20 129 (8.57%) Banking
21 121 (8.03%) Waterfall
22 102 (6.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 100 (6.64%) PMP
24 97 (6.44%) Risk Management
25 95 (6.31%) Migration
26 94 (6.24%) SQL
27 91 (6.04%) Oracle
28 87 (5.78%) Telecoms

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
1 245 (16.27%) SharePoint
2 47 (3.12%) MS Project Server
3 32 (2.12%) Confluence
4 15 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.53%) CMS
6 8 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.46%) SAS
7 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.20%) eRoom
10 3 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.13%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.13%) IIS
11 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.066%) JBoss
Applications
1 690 (45.82%) MS Excel
2 336 (22.31%) MS Office
3 284 (18.86%) MS Visio
4 278 (18.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.53%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.40%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.20%) Mingle
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.066%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 32 (2.12%) Primavera
2 25 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.40%) CA PPM
4 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.27%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.20%) assyst
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.20%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.13%) Lawson
8 2 (0.13%) Maximo
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.066%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.99%) Office 365
2 17 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.53%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.33%) Trello
5 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.20%) SaaS
6 2 (0.13%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.066%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.066%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.066%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.06%) WAN
2 29 (1.93%) LAN
3 22 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (0.93%) Firewall
5 13 (0.86%) VPN
6 12 (0.80%) LTE
7 11 (0.73%) ATM
8 10 (0.66%) Network Security
8 10 (0.66%) VoLTE
9 9 (0.60%) DNS
10 8 (0.53%) HTTP
10 8 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.46%) Internet
11 7 (0.46%) SAN
12 6 (0.40%) Extranet
12 6 (0.40%) Wireless
13 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.27%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.27%) MPLS
13 4 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
4 19 (1.26%) MS Access
5 17 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 13 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.46%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.40%) Big Data
13 5 (0.33%) Oracle OWB
14 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.27%) SAP BW
15 3 (0.20%) GIS
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 57 (3.78%) JIRA
2 11 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.53%) Subversion
4 5 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.27%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.27%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.27%) HP UFT
5 4 (0.27%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.27%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.20%) FrontPage
6 3 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (0.20%) LSMW
7 2 (0.13%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.13%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.066%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.066%) ERwin
8 1 (0.066%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.066%) Zephyr
General
1 533 (35.39%) Finance
2 129 (8.57%) Banking
3 87 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.45%) Retail
5 38 (2.52%) Law
6 29 (1.93%) Marketing
7 24 (1.59%) Legal
8 22 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (1.39%) Advertising
9 21 (1.39%) Publishing
10 20 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.26%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.93%) Spanish Language
13 12 (0.80%) Automotive
13 12 (0.80%) Back Office
14 9 (0.60%) German Language
15 8 (0.53%) Front Office
15 8 (0.53%) Local Government
16 7 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 540 (35.86%) Project Manager
2 264 (17.53%) Analyst
3 111 (7.37%) PMO Analyst
4 103 (6.84%) Project Planner
5 97 (6.44%) IT Manager
6 83 (5.51%) IT Project Manager
7 81 (5.38%) Programme Planner
8 75 (4.98%) Business Analyst
9 73 (4.85%) Coordinator
10 55 (3.65%) Infrastructure Manager
11 53 (3.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 50 (3.32%) Project Coordinator
13 49 (3.25%) PMO Planner
14 45 (2.99%) Project Analyst
15 44 (2.92%) PMO Manager
15 44 (2.92%) Project Officer
16 43 (2.86%) Senior Manager
17 39 (2.59%) Project Support Officer
17 39 (2.59%) Senior Project Manager
18 37 (2.46%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.53%) XML
2 20 (1.33%) .NET
3 17 (1.13%) Middleware
4 9 (0.60%) HTML
5 7 (0.46%) Web Services
6 6 (0.40%) CSS
7 5 (0.33%) Velocity
8 4 (0.27%) EDI
8 4 (0.27%) Flash
8 4 (0.27%) SAP Fiori
8 4 (0.27%) SOAP
9 3 (0.20%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.20%) EDIFACT
10 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.13%) COM
10 2 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.13%) XML Messaging
10 2 (0.13%) XSD
11 1 (0.066%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 159 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.58%) Management Information System
2 84 (5.58%) PMI
3 63 (4.18%) Data Centre
4 23 (1.53%) NHS
5 15 (1.00%) Equities
6 11 (0.73%) Smart Meter
7 10 (0.66%) User Experience
8 8 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 8 (0.53%) Fixed Income
8 8 (0.53%) FMCG
8 8 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.53%) Visualisation
9 7 (0.46%) Statistics
9 7 (0.46%) Tandem
10 6 (0.40%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.40%) Replication
11 5 (0.33%) Derivative
11 5 (0.33%) iPad
12 4 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (4.71%) Windows
2 43 (2.86%) Unix
3 21 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 19 (1.26%) Linux
5 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (0.60%) Solaris
6 9 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.53%) AIX
8 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.40%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.13%) pSOS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.066%) Android
12 1 (0.066%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.066%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (50.80%) Project Management
2 578 (38.38%) PRINCE2
3 312 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 200 (13.28%) Project Planning
6 164 (10.89%) ITIL
7 146 (9.69%) Change Control
8 142 (9.43%) Change Management
9 135 (8.96%) Programme Management
10 121 (8.03%) Waterfall
11 97 (6.44%) Risk Management
12 95 (6.31%) Migration
13 72 (4.78%) Resource Management
14 69 (4.58%) Business Analysis
14 69 (4.58%) PRINCE
14 69 (4.58%) Scrum
14 69 (4.58%) SDLC
15 66 (4.38%) CRM
16 64 (4.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 62 (4.12%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 94 (6.24%) SQL
2 22 (1.46%) VBA
3 18 (1.20%) C
4 16 (1.06%) Java
5 12 (0.80%) C++
6 11 (0.73%) VB
7 7 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.33%) C#
8 5 (0.33%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.27%) ABAP
9 4 (0.27%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.20%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.20%) VBScript
11 1 (0.066%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.066%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.066%) PHP
Qualifications
1 218 (14.48%) Security Cleared
2 159 (10.56%) PMI Certification
3 157 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 138 (9.16%) Degree
5 102 (6.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 100 (6.64%) PMP
7 53 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 51 (3.39%) APMP
9 47 (3.12%) DV Cleared
10 23 (1.53%) ISEB
11 22 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
13 14 (0.93%) CISSP
14 8 (0.53%) CAPM
14 8 (0.53%) GCIA
14 8 (0.53%) GCIH
15 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.40%) MCSE
16 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.58%) QA
2 28 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.73%) P3O
6 9 (0.60%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.53%) COBIT
7 8 (0.53%) SLA
8 6 (0.40%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.27%) FATCA
9 4 (0.27%) GxP
9 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.20%) COSO
10 3 (0.20%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.13%) FINREP
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.13%) MiFID
11 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.066%) Basel III
System Software
1 30 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.60%) UAG
4 6 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.40%) XenApp
5 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.53%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (0.40%) Backup Exec
3 6 (0.40%) IBM BigFix
3 6 (0.40%) SCOM
3 6 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (0.27%) SCCM
5 3 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.066%) WSUS
Vendors
1 578 (38.38%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.04%) Oracle
3 62 (4.12%) SAP
4 28 (1.86%) HP
5 18 (1.20%) IBM
6 17 (1.13%) VMware
7 16 (1.06%) Amdocs
8 15 (1.00%) Ericsson
8 15 (1.00%) Remedy
9 14 (0.93%) Cognos
9 14 (0.93%) Google
9 14 (0.93%) Planview
10 13 (0.86%) Citrix
11 11 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.60%) CheckPoint
14 8 (0.53%) Cisco
14 8 (0.53%) Intel Security
14 8 (0.53%) JD Edwards
14 8 (0.53%) Symantec
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Connectus
Rate: £170.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £20.39 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £38 - 40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mint
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £356.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
aap3
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