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 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 203 162 150
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 276 348 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 1.47% 1.51%
As % of the Applications category 11.69% 13.02% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 244 255
Median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -84.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +36.50%
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
2362 2673 2816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.26% 11.26% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1811 1822
Median daily rate £383 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 123 189
Median hourly rate £16.38 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £43.20 £30.00
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 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 25 August 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 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
City of London -18 31 £419 +4.68% 18
Croydon -10 6 £325 -31.57%
Canary Wharf +3 5 £250 -37.50%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £380 - 1
Bromley -3 1 £700 +72.83%
Feltham -4 1 £176 -55.55%
Uxbridge - 1 £280 -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 325 (56.72%) Project Management
2 258 (45.03%) MS Excel
3 233 (40.66%) Finance
4 231 (40.31%) Microsoft
5 200 (34.90%) PRINCE2
6 148 (25.83%) MS Visio
7 147 (25.65%) MS Office
8 140 (24.43%) MS PowerPoint
9 134 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 99 (17.28%) SharePoint
12 95 (16.58%) Banking
13 86 (15.01%) Project Planning
14 80 (13.96%) Change Management
15 67 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
16 63 (10.99%) Security Cleared
17 59 (10.30%) Programme Management
17 59 (10.30%) ITIL
18 57 (9.95%) Waterfall
19 54 (9.42%) Migration
20 50 (8.73%) PMI Certification
20 50 (8.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 47 (8.20%) Risk Management
22 46 (8.03%) Business Analysis
22 46 (8.03%) Change Control
23 42 (7.33%) Scrum
24 39 (6.81%) SC Cleared
24 39 (6.81%) Degree
25 37 (6.46%) JIRA
26 36 (6.28%) 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 99 (17.28%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.19%) MS Project Server
3 12 (2.09%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.75%) Confluence
5 8 (1.40%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.87%) CMS
6 5 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.35%) SAP EP
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.17%) Moodle
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 258 (45.03%) MS Excel
2 148 (25.83%) MS Visio
3 147 (25.65%) MS Office
4 140 (24.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.52%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.05%) CA PPM
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (0.87%) Primavera
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.52%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.52%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.35%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.84%) Office 365
2 7 (1.22%) Google Apps
3 6 (1.05%) Basecamp
4 5 (0.87%) PaaS
4 5 (0.87%) Trello
5 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.62%) Extranet
2 13 (2.27%) Internet
3 11 (1.92%) Firewall
4 10 (1.75%) Intranet
5 9 (1.57%) FTP
5 9 (1.57%) HTTP
6 8 (1.40%) DNS
6 8 (1.40%) Network Security
7 5 (0.87%) CTI
8 3 (0.52%) SAN
8 3 (0.52%) Skype
9 2 (0.35%) DSL
9 2 (0.35%) LAN
9 2 (0.35%) WAN
9 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.17%) MPLS
10 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.52%) MS Access
7 3 (0.52%) MySQL
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.35%) Big Data
8 2 (0.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.35%) KDB
8 2 (0.35%) Power BI
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (6.46%) JIRA
2 7 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.87%) LSMW
4 4 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.52%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.52%) Subversion
6 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.35%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.35%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
General
1 233 (40.66%) Finance
2 95 (16.58%) Banking
3 34 (5.93%) Law
4 30 (5.24%) Retail
5 23 (4.01%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.32%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.97%) Billing
8 16 (2.79%) Legal
9 10 (1.75%) Publishing
9 10 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.57%) Advertising
11 8 (1.40%) Marketing
11 8 (1.40%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.87%) Automotive
14 3 (0.52%) French Language
14 3 (0.52%) Front Office
14 3 (0.52%) Games
14 3 (0.52%) Local Government
14 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 219 (38.22%) Project Manager
2 96 (16.75%) Analyst
3 42 (7.33%) IT Manager
4 39 (6.81%) IT Project Manager
5 38 (6.63%) Business Analyst
6 36 (6.28%) PMO Analyst
7 27 (4.71%) Project Planner
8 22 (3.84%) PMO Manager
8 22 (3.84%) Technical Manager
9 21 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
9 21 (3.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 21 (3.66%) Senior Manager
9 21 (3.66%) Technical Project Manager
10 19 (3.32%) Support Officer
11 18 (3.14%) Project Analyst
11 18 (3.14%) Senior Project Manager
12 15 (2.62%) Programme Planner
12 15 (2.62%) Project Officer
12 15 (2.62%) Project Support Officer
13 14 (2.44%) PMO Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.27%) .NET
2 10 (1.75%) Middleware
3 7 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.05%) Web Services
4 6 (1.05%) XML
5 5 (0.87%) CSS
5 5 (0.87%) HTML
6 4 (0.70%) SOAP
7 3 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.35%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.35%) CSS3
8 2 (0.35%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.35%) HTML5
8 2 (0.35%) jQuery
8 2 (0.35%) JSON
8 2 (0.35%) REST
8 2 (0.35%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.35%) Underscore.js
8 2 (0.35%) Velocity
8 2 (0.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.28%) PMI
3 32 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.66%) Virtual Team
5 19 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.27%) Equities
7 12 (2.09%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.75%) User Experience
9 9 (1.57%) Tandem
10 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.22%) FMCG
11 6 (1.05%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.87%) Derivative
12 5 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.87%) Statistics
13 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.52%) iPhone
14 3 (0.52%) Learning Management System
14 3 (0.52%) Replication
14 3 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.76%) Windows
2 15 (2.62%) Unix
3 10 (1.75%) Linux
3 10 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.57%) Windows Phone
5 7 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.05%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.52%) Solaris
8 2 (0.35%) Android
8 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.35%) pSOS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) VMS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (56.72%) Project Management
2 200 (34.90%) PRINCE2
3 134 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (15.01%) Project Planning
6 80 (13.96%) Change Management
7 59 (10.30%) ITIL
7 59 (10.30%) Programme Management
8 57 (9.95%) Waterfall
9 54 (9.42%) Migration
10 47 (8.20%) Risk Management
11 46 (8.03%) Business Analysis
11 46 (8.03%) Change Control
12 42 (7.33%) Scrum
13 35 (6.11%) CRM
14 30 (5.24%) Dependency Management
15 28 (4.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 27 (4.71%) Time Management
17 25 (4.36%) SDLC
18 23 (4.01%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.58%) SQL
2 8 (1.40%) VBA
3 7 (1.22%) VB
4 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.70%) C
5 4 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.52%) C#
6 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.17%) Java
8 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 50 (8.73%) PMI Certification
2 50 (8.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 39 (6.81%) Degree
3 39 (6.81%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.01%) PMP
5 14 (2.44%) APMP
6 13 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.40%) ISEB
9 8 (1.40%) MAPM
9 8 (1.40%) MCSE
9 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.22%) CISSP
10 7 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.87%) CISM
13 3 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.36%) QA
2 11 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.05%) MiFID
5 6 (1.05%) P3O
6 3 (0.52%) SLA
7 2 (0.35%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.17%) GCP
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.75%) XenApp
3 8 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (1.40%) UAG
3 8 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.40%) Backup Exec
1 8 (1.40%) IBM BigFix
1 8 (1.40%) SCOM
1 8 (1.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 6 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) WSUS
4 1 (0.17%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 231 (40.31%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.89%) Oracle
3 24 (4.19%) SAP
4 17 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.44%) Google
6 10 (1.75%) IBM
6 10 (1.75%) Symantec
6 10 (1.75%) VMware
7 9 (1.57%) Citrix
7 9 (1.57%) HP
8 8 (1.40%) Apple
8 8 (1.40%) Lotus
9 7 (1.22%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.22%) Rally
10 6 (1.05%) Cognos
10 6 (1.05%) Murex
11 5 (0.87%) Adobe
12 4 (0.70%) BT
13 3 (0.52%) ION Trading
13 3 (0.52%) Sage
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