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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / London
Rank 204 156 142
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 222 324 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.54% 1.63%
As % of the Applications category 12.24% 14.04% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 229 255
Median daily rate £446 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +91.18%

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
1814 2308 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.39% 10.94% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1537 1467
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 98 104
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £31.66 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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
City of London -15 28 £500 +11.11% 8
Croydon - 9 £450 -
Feltham - 3 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £573 -
Hounslow 0 2 - -
Westminster -1 2 £338 -15.09%
Hammersmith -2 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 -
Hackney - 1 £375 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 258 (52.33%) MS Excel
2 226 (45.84%) Project Management
3 215 (43.61%) Finance
4 167 (33.87%) PRINCE2
5 154 (31.24%) MS Visio
6 153 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 132 (26.77%) MS Office
8 131 (26.57%) MS PowerPoint
9 122 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (20.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 99 (20.08%) Security Cleared
12 94 (19.07%) Project Planning
13 77 (15.62%) SC Cleared
14 71 (14.40%) Programme Management
15 70 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
16 68 (13.79%) SharePoint
17 66 (13.39%) Banking
18 62 (12.58%) Risk Management
19 60 (12.17%) Change Management
20 48 (9.74%) PMP
20 48 (9.74%) Waterfall
21 43 (8.72%) Legal
21 43 (8.72%) Migration
22 40 (8.11%) Resource Management
22 40 (8.11%) Dependency Management
23 36 (7.30%) Degree
23 36 (7.30%) Change Control
23 36 (7.30%) ITIL
24 34 (6.90%) JIRA
25 32 (6.49%) SAP

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 68 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.87%) Confluence
3 8 (1.62%) MS Project Server
4 5 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.61%) CMS
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.41%) Documentum
7 2 (0.41%) Drupal
7 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.41%) SAS
7 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 258 (52.33%) MS Excel
2 154 (31.24%) MS Visio
3 132 (26.77%) MS Office
4 131 (26.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 25 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (3.85%) Primavera
3 8 (1.62%) CA PPM
4 5 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.20%) Sonata
6 1 (0.20%) Tercero
6 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.83%) Office 365
2 8 (1.62%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.22%) SaaS
4 5 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.01%) G Suite
5 4 (0.81%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.22%) Firewall
2 4 (0.81%) Intranet
2 4 (0.81%) LAN
3 3 (0.61%) WAN
4 2 (0.41%) SAN
4 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.20%) DSL
5 1 (0.20%) GSM
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.23%) Power BI
5 8 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.22%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.22%) Text Mining
7 3 (0.61%) Big Data
7 3 (0.61%) MS Access
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.41%) DB2
8 2 (0.41%) OLAP
8 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.20%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 34 (6.90%) JIRA
2 9 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.41%) NUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.20%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.20%) QAComplete
5 1 (0.20%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.20%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 215 (43.61%) Finance
2 66 (13.39%) Banking
3 43 (8.72%) Legal
4 21 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.06%) Retail
6 17 (3.45%) Law
7 13 (2.64%) Advertising
8 10 (2.03%) Marketing
9 9 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.62%) Back Office
10 8 (1.62%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.22%) Front Office
12 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
13 3 (0.61%) Billing
13 3 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.61%) Electronics
13 3 (0.61%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (28.40%) Project Manager
2 91 (18.46%) Analyst
3 42 (8.52%) Business Analyst
4 32 (6.49%) Project Planner
5 30 (6.09%) Support Officer
6 29 (5.88%) Programme Planner
6 29 (5.88%) Project Officer
7 27 (5.48%) PMO Analyst
8 26 (5.27%) Project Support Officer
9 24 (4.87%) Architect
10 23 (4.67%) Senior Manager
11 22 (4.46%) IT Manager
12 21 (4.26%) Project Analyst
13 19 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
14 17 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
15 15 (3.04%) Senior Business Analyst
16 13 (2.64%) Coordinator
16 13 (2.64%) Infrastructure Manager
16 13 (2.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.23%) Velocity
2 9 (1.83%) .NET
3 5 (1.01%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.01%) Web Services
4 4 (0.81%) REST
5 3 (0.61%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.61%) Entity Framework
5 3 (0.61%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (0.61%) MDX
5 3 (0.61%) Ninject
5 3 (0.61%) WCF
5 3 (0.61%) XML
6 2 (0.41%) COM
6 2 (0.41%) CSS
6 2 (0.41%) HTML
6 2 (0.41%) J2EE
6 2 (0.41%) React
6 2 (0.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.27%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.67%) Virtual Team
4 15 (3.04%) PMI
4 15 (3.04%) User Experience
5 12 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.22%) Derivative
6 6 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.01%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.81%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.81%) Equities
8 4 (0.81%) FMCG
9 3 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.61%) NHS
9 3 (0.61%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.61%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.41%) LIMS
10 2 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.64%) Windows
2 6 (1.22%) Unix
2 6 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.41%) Android
4 2 (0.41%) pSOS
5 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (45.84%) Project Management
2 167 (33.87%) PRINCE2
3 122 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (20.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (19.07%) Project Planning
6 71 (14.40%) Programme Management
7 62 (12.58%) Risk Management
8 60 (12.17%) Change Management
9 48 (9.74%) Waterfall
10 43 (8.72%) Migration
11 40 (8.11%) Dependency Management
11 40 (8.11%) Resource Management
12 36 (7.30%) Change Control
12 36 (7.30%) ITIL
13 30 (6.09%) CRM
14 28 (5.68%) ERP
14 28 (5.68%) Information Management
14 28 (5.68%) Matrix Organization
15 27 (5.48%) Business Analysis
16 25 (5.07%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.65%) SQL
2 10 (2.03%) VBA
3 9 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.62%) C
5 7 (1.42%) C++
6 4 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.61%) C#
7 3 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.41%) Java
8 2 (0.41%) PHP
8 2 (0.41%) R
8 2 (0.41%) VB
9 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 77 (15.62%) SC Cleared
3 48 (9.74%) PMP
4 36 (7.30%) Degree
5 27 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 26 (5.27%) PMI Certification
7 19 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (3.25%) DV Cleared
9 15 (3.04%) APMP
10 13 (2.64%) ISEB
11 8 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.01%) MAPM
13 4 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.20%) CISM
15 1 (0.20%) CISSP
15 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.20%) MOS
15 1 (0.20%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.46%) QA
2 8 (1.62%) P3O
2 8 (1.62%) PMBOK
3 5 (1.01%) MiFID
4 4 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.61%) EMIR
5 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.41%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.41%) BS25999
6 2 (0.41%) FATCA
6 2 (0.41%) GDPR
6 2 (0.41%) SLA
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.20%) GxP
7 1 (0.20%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 153 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.49%) SAP
3 11 (2.23%) CheckPoint
4 9 (1.83%) Adobe
5 8 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.42%) HP
7 6 (1.22%) Oracle
8 5 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.01%) Google
9 4 (0.81%) CA
9 4 (0.81%) Cisco
9 4 (0.81%) IBM
9 4 (0.81%) Planview
10 3 (0.61%) Avaya
10 3 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.61%) iManage
10 3 (0.61%) Remedy
11 2 (0.41%) Apple
11 2 (0.41%) Citrix
11 2 (0.41%) SmartStream
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