The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 189 146 148
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 276 379 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.61% 1.55%
As % of the Applications category 11.93% 13.77% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 264 241
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £356 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £21.78 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £31.40 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.63% +96.25%
MS Project
England

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

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2313 2753 2691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.44% 11.67% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 1834 1745
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £562 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 152 177
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £11.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £37.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in London

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in London

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in London

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in London

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London -19 35 £381 -4.68% 11
Croydon -14 6 £325 -34.34%
Canary Wharf +6 4 £496 +24.06%
Bromley - 1 £700 -
Hounslow - 1 £500 -
Uxbridge - 1 £280 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 341 (54.56%) Project Management
2 272 (43.52%) MS Excel
3 254 (40.64%) Microsoft
4 253 (40.48%) Finance
5 233 (37.28%) PRINCE2
6 167 (26.72%) MS Office
7 154 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
8 150 (24.00%) MS Visio
9 147 (23.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 110 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 101 (16.16%) Banking
12 98 (15.68%) SharePoint
13 80 (12.80%) Project Planning
14 79 (12.64%) Change Management
15 77 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
16 69 (11.04%) Security Cleared
17 64 (10.24%) Migration
18 62 (9.92%) Programme Management
19 61 (9.76%) Waterfall
20 60 (9.60%) ITIL
20 60 (9.60%) PMI Certification
21 56 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 50 (8.00%) Risk Management
23 48 (7.68%) Scrum
23 48 (7.68%) Change Control
24 47 (7.52%) Degree
25 46 (7.36%) Business Analysis
25 46 (7.36%) SC Cleared
26 41 (6.56%) JIRA
27 40 (6.40%) PMI

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 98 (15.68%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.84%) MS Project Server
3 17 (2.72%) Confluence
4 12 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.12%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.64%) CMS
7 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.32%) SAP EP
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.16%) FileNet
9 1 (0.16%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.16%) Moodle
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 272 (43.52%) MS Excel
2 167 (26.72%) MS Office
3 150 (24.00%) MS Visio
4 147 (23.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.32%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.12%) Primavera
3 6 (0.96%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.48%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.32%) Maximo
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Summit
7 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.52%) Office 365
2 14 (2.24%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.80%) Basecamp
4 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.64%) PaaS
4 4 (0.64%) SaaS
4 4 (0.64%) Trello
5 3 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.24%) Extranet
2 13 (2.08%) Internet
3 11 (1.76%) Intranet
4 10 (1.60%) Firewall
4 10 (1.60%) HTTP
5 9 (1.44%) FTP
6 8 (1.28%) DNS
6 8 (1.28%) Network Security
7 6 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.80%) SAN
9 4 (0.64%) CTI
9 4 (0.64%) LAN
9 4 (0.64%) VLAN
9 4 (0.64%) WAN
10 3 (0.48%) Skype
11 2 (0.32%) DSL
11 2 (0.32%) Wireless
12 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.16%) MPLS
12 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.96%) MS Access
4 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.48%) MySQL
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) Big Data
8 2 (0.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.32%) GIS
8 2 (0.32%) KDB
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (6.56%) JIRA
2 7 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.80%) LSMW
4 4 (0.64%) Subversion
5 3 (0.48%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.48%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.16%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
7 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.16%) VersionOne
General
1 253 (40.48%) Finance
2 101 (16.16%) Banking
3 39 (6.24%) Retail
4 31 (4.96%) Law
5 26 (4.16%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.36%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.56%) Legal
8 14 (2.24%) Billing
8 14 (2.24%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.92%) Marketing
10 10 (1.60%) Advertising
11 9 (1.44%) Publishing
12 8 (1.28%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.28%) Spanish Language
13 7 (1.12%) Front Office
14 6 (0.96%) Automotive
15 5 (0.80%) Back Office
15 5 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.48%) French Language
16 3 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 239 (38.24%) Project Manager
2 106 (16.96%) Analyst
3 49 (7.84%) IT Manager
4 46 (7.36%) IT Project Manager
4 46 (7.36%) PMO Analyst
5 36 (5.76%) Business Analyst
6 27 (4.32%) Project Planner
7 26 (4.16%) Infrastructure Manager
7 26 (4.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 24 (3.84%) Senior Manager
9 23 (3.68%) Support Officer
10 22 (3.52%) PMO Manager
11 20 (3.20%) Technical Manager
11 20 (3.20%) Technical Project Manager
12 19 (3.04%) Programme Manager
12 19 (3.04%) Senior Project Manager
13 18 (2.88%) Project Officer
13 18 (2.88%) Project Support Officer
14 17 (2.72%) PMO Planner
14 17 (2.72%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.24%) .NET
2 10 (1.60%) Middleware
3 9 (1.44%) Web Services
4 7 (1.12%) XML
5 5 (0.80%) CSS
5 5 (0.80%) HTML
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.64%) SOAP
6 4 (0.64%) Velocity
7 3 (0.48%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.32%) Ajax
8 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.32%) CSS3
8 2 (0.32%) HTML5
8 2 (0.32%) jQuery
8 2 (0.32%) JSON
8 2 (0.32%) REST
8 2 (0.32%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.32%) WebSockets
8 2 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.40%) PMI
3 33 (5.28%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.36%) Virtual Team
5 19 (3.04%) Equities
6 18 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.40%) Fixed Income
8 13 (2.08%) User Experience
9 10 (1.60%) Tandem
10 7 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.96%) FMCG
12 5 (0.80%) Derivative
12 5 (0.80%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.64%) Statistics
14 3 (0.48%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.48%) iPhone
14 3 (0.48%) NHS
14 3 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.60%) Windows
2 20 (3.20%) Unix
3 12 (1.92%) Linux
3 12 (1.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.44%) Windows Phone
5 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.80%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.64%) pSOS
7 4 (0.64%) Solaris
8 3 (0.48%) AIX
9 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (54.56%) Project Management
2 233 (37.28%) PRINCE2
3 154 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (17.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (12.80%) Project Planning
6 79 (12.64%) Change Management
7 64 (10.24%) Migration
8 62 (9.92%) Programme Management
9 61 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 60 (9.60%) ITIL
11 50 (8.00%) Risk Management
12 48 (7.68%) Change Control
12 48 (7.68%) Scrum
13 46 (7.36%) Business Analysis
14 34 (5.44%) CRM
14 34 (5.44%) Time Management
15 32 (5.12%) Dependency Management
15 32 (5.12%) SDLC
16 31 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (4.80%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.08%) SQL
2 8 (1.28%) VBA
3 5 (0.80%) C
3 5 (0.80%) Java
3 5 (0.80%) Shell Script
3 5 (0.80%) T-SQL
3 5 (0.80%) VB
4 4 (0.64%) C#
4 4 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.32%) C++
6 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 60 (9.60%) PMI Certification
3 56 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 47 (7.52%) Degree
5 46 (7.36%) SC Cleared
6 37 (5.92%) PMP
7 17 (2.72%) APMP
8 13 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.60%) ISEB
10 9 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.28%) MAPM
11 8 (1.28%) MCSE
11 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.12%) CISSP
13 6 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.80%) CISM
15 4 (0.64%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.84%) QA
2 15 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.12%) P3O
5 6 (0.96%) MiFID
6 5 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.80%) SLA
7 2 (0.32%) COBIT
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.16%) FATCA
8 1 (0.16%) FINREP
8 1 (0.16%) GCP
8 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (1.28%) UAG
3 8 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.28%) Backup Exec
1 8 (1.28%) IBM BigFix
1 8 (1.28%) SCOM
1 8 (1.28%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 5 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.16%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 254 (40.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.64%) Oracle
3 24 (3.84%) SAP
4 21 (3.36%) Google
5 16 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.08%) IBM
7 10 (1.60%) Symantec
8 9 (1.44%) Citrix
8 9 (1.44%) HP
8 9 (1.44%) VMware
9 8 (1.28%) Cognos
10 7 (1.12%) Apple
10 7 (1.12%) Lotus
10 7 (1.12%) Murex
10 7 (1.12%) Rally
11 5 (0.80%) Adobe
11 5 (0.80%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.64%) BT
12 4 (0.64%) Planview
13 3 (0.48%) ION Trading
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