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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 210 149 118
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Project 601 850 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.60% 1.87%
As % of the Applications category 11.05% 13.72% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 561 589
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £517 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £173.00 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +36.50%
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
5437 6194 6652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.80% 11.69% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3224 3681 3768
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 596 683
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £36.75 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -41 276 £413 +3.25% 39
South East -82 98 £400 +14.28% 22
West Midlands -2 68 £350 +12.00% 6
South West -36 35 £356 -5.00% 7
East of England +12 33 £425 +25.92% 8
North West -2 30 £393 -1.68% 12
Yorkshire -18 25 £400 +11.34% 5
North East -10 17 £350 +47.85% 2
East Midlands -20 12 £405 +40.86% 3
Midlands -7 4 £375 -
South Coast +7 1 £300 -
MS Project
UK

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 698 (53.36%) Project Management
2 621 (47.48%) MS Excel
3 531 (40.60%) Microsoft
4 474 (36.24%) Finance
5 459 (35.09%) PRINCE2
6 297 (22.71%) MS Office
7 275 (21.02%) MS PowerPoint
8 274 (20.95%) MS Visio
9 261 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
10 259 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 199 (15.21%) SharePoint
12 172 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
13 171 (13.07%) Project Planning
14 162 (12.39%) Change Management
15 156 (11.93%) Security Cleared
16 140 (10.70%) Banking
17 137 (10.47%) ITIL
18 122 (9.33%) Programme Management
19 118 (9.02%) Change Control
20 114 (8.72%) PMI Certification
21 106 (8.10%) SC Cleared
22 99 (7.57%) Migration
23 97 (7.42%) Risk Management
23 97 (7.42%) Degree
24 87 (6.65%) Waterfall
25 80 (6.12%) Telecoms
26 79 (6.04%) SDLC
27 76 (5.81%) CRM
28 75 (5.73%) Windows
28 75 (5.73%) Business Analysis

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
1 199 (15.21%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.82%) MS Project Server
3 18 (1.38%) Skype for Business
4 16 (1.22%) Confluence
5 14 (1.07%) CMS
6 11 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.61%) IBM Notes
7 8 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.38%) SAS
9 5 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.15%) SAP EP
12 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 621 (47.48%) MS Excel
2 297 (22.71%) MS Office
3 275 (21.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 274 (20.95%) MS Visio
5 28 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.54%) Open Workbench
7 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.076%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.076%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.83%) Primavera
3 11 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.54%) CA PPM
7 6 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.31%) Summit
10 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.23%) Lawson
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.076%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.83%) Office 365
2 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.61%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.46%) Basecamp
4 6 (0.46%) Trello
5 5 (0.38%) PaaS
5 5 (0.38%) SaaS
6 4 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.31%) Yammer
7 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.38%) Extranet
1 18 (1.38%) HTTP
1 18 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (1.30%) Firewall
2 17 (1.30%) LAN
2 17 (1.30%) WAN
3 16 (1.22%) Internet
4 15 (1.15%) FTP
5 13 (0.99%) Intranet
5 13 (0.99%) LTE
6 12 (0.92%) DNS
6 12 (0.92%) Network Security
7 11 (0.84%) VoLTE
8 10 (0.76%) SAN
9 9 (0.69%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.61%) Skype
11 7 (0.54%) VPN
12 6 (0.46%) ATM
12 6 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.38%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.31%) MS Access
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (0.31%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.23%) Big Data
8 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.23%) MySQL
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.15%) KDB
9 2 (0.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 58 (4.43%) JIRA
2 9 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.61%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (0.54%) VersionOne
5 5 (0.38%) LSMW
6 4 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.31%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.23%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.23%) Subversion
8 2 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.15%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.076%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.076%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.076%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.076%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.076%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.076%) TestRail
9 1 (0.076%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.076%) VectorCAST
General
1 474 (36.24%) Finance
2 140 (10.70%) Banking
3 80 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.21%) Retail
5 36 (2.75%) Law
6 32 (2.45%) Legal
7 24 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.61%) Billing
10 20 (1.53%) Automotive
10 20 (1.53%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.45%) Marketing
12 14 (1.07%) Publishing
12 14 (1.07%) Spanish Language
13 13 (0.99%) Advertising
14 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.69%) Local Government
16 5 (0.38%) French Language
16 5 (0.38%) German Language
16 5 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 492 (37.61%) Project Manager
2 234 (17.89%) Analyst
3 96 (7.34%) PMO Analyst
4 90 (6.88%) IT Manager
5 87 (6.65%) IT Project Manager
6 78 (5.96%) Business Analyst
7 72 (5.50%) Project Planner
8 55 (4.20%) Coordinator
9 53 (4.05%) Programme Planner
10 48 (3.67%) PMO Manager
11 42 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
11 42 (3.21%) Senior Manager
12 41 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 37 (2.83%) Consultant
13 37 (2.83%) Support Officer
14 36 (2.75%) Senior Project Manager
14 36 (2.75%) Technical Manager
15 35 (2.68%) Project Analyst
15 35 (2.68%) Project Coordinator
16 34 (2.60%) PMO Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.52%) .NET
2 25 (1.91%) Middleware
3 20 (1.53%) XML
4 12 (0.92%) HTML
4 12 (0.92%) Web Services
5 10 (0.76%) SOAP
6 7 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (0.38%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.38%) CSS
8 4 (0.31%) JSON
8 4 (0.31%) REST
9 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.23%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.15%) Ajax
10 2 (0.15%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.15%) LAMP
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.15%) Spring
10 2 (0.15%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 172 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.50%) PMI
3 71 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 54 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 25 (1.91%) Virtual Team
6 13 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 13 (0.99%) Equities
7 12 (0.92%) Fixed Income
8 11 (0.84%) e-Learning
8 11 (0.84%) User Experience
9 10 (0.76%) Tandem
10 8 (0.61%) Economics
10 8 (0.61%) FMCG
10 8 (0.61%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.54%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.54%) NHS
11 7 (0.54%) Statistics
12 6 (0.46%) Replication
13 5 (0.38%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 75 (5.73%) Windows
2 43 (3.29%) Unix
3 22 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 18 (1.38%) Linux
5 12 (0.92%) Solaris
6 10 (0.76%) AIX
7 9 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.23%) Android
10 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.15%) pSOS
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.076%) VMS
11 1 (0.076%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (53.36%) Project Management
2 459 (35.09%) PRINCE2
3 261 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 171 (13.07%) Project Planning
6 162 (12.39%) Change Management
7 137 (10.47%) ITIL
8 122 (9.33%) Programme Management
9 118 (9.02%) Change Control
10 99 (7.57%) Migration
11 97 (7.42%) Risk Management
12 87 (6.65%) Waterfall
13 79 (6.04%) SDLC
14 76 (5.81%) CRM
15 75 (5.73%) Business Analysis
16 67 (5.12%) Scrum
17 60 (4.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 52 (3.98%) ERP
19 50 (3.82%) PRINCE
19 50 (3.82%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (4.43%) SQL
2 19 (1.45%) VBA
3 17 (1.30%) C
4 13 (0.99%) Java
4 13 (0.99%) VB
5 9 (0.69%) C++
6 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.38%) C#
7 5 (0.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.31%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.31%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.15%) VBScript
11 1 (0.076%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.076%) PHP
Qualifications
1 156 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 114 (8.72%) PMI Certification
3 106 (8.10%) SC Cleared
4 97 (7.42%) Degree
5 75 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 61 (4.66%) PMP
7 41 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 28 (2.14%) APMP
9 27 (2.06%) ISEB
10 23 (1.76%) DV Cleared
11 21 (1.61%) CISSP
12 20 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (0.69%) CISM
15 8 (0.61%) CCNA
15 8 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.61%) GCIA
15 8 (0.61%) GCIH
15 8 (0.61%) MAPM
15 8 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.13%) QA
2 17 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.54%) P3O
5 6 (0.46%) COBIT
5 6 (0.46%) MiFID
5 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.46%) SLA
6 3 (0.23%) COSO
6 3 (0.23%) FATCA
6 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.23%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.15%) GCP
7 2 (0.15%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.076%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.076%) FINREP
8 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.076%) ISO13485
System Software
1 23 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.76%) XenApp
4 9 (0.69%) UAG
5 8 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 8 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.61%) Backup Exec
2 8 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (0.61%) SCOM
2 8 (0.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 6 (0.46%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.076%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 531 (40.60%) Microsoft
2 71 (5.43%) Oracle
3 49 (3.75%) SAP
4 23 (1.76%) VMware
5 21 (1.61%) HP
6 20 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.30%) Amdocs
8 16 (1.22%) Ericsson
8 16 (1.22%) Google
8 16 (1.22%) Remedy
9 13 (0.99%) Citrix
9 13 (0.99%) IBM
9 13 (0.99%) Rally
10 12 (0.92%) CheckPoint
10 12 (0.92%) Cisco
11 10 (0.76%) Apple
11 10 (0.76%) Symantec
12 9 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (0.61%) Adobe
13 8 (0.61%) Cognos
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Montash
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £360 per day Initial contract 3 months
Posted: 5 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth City Council
Rate: £33,105 - £36,937 p.a.) plus a market supplement payment of £4,670 p.a
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Rate: £275 - £340 per day
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