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 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 176 129 145
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 297 375 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.69% 1.57%
As % of the Applications category 13.87% 14.63% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 268 248
Median daily rate £413 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.78 - £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.06 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +26.63%
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
2141 2564 2643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.85% 11.56% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1508 1644 1700
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 167 179
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £30.00
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 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 May 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 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
City of London +10 37 £388 -13.88% 17
Canary Wharf +10 6 £493 +57.60%
Feltham - 4 £643 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £225 -
Docklands, London +7 1 £350 -35.18%
Brentford +4 1 - -
Croydon -23 1 £443 -10.60% 1
Hounslow - 1 £500 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 329 (51.97%) Project Management
2 256 (40.44%) MS Excel
3 255 (40.28%) PRINCE2
4 246 (38.86%) Finance
5 233 (36.81%) Microsoft
6 171 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (25.43%) MS Office
8 137 (21.64%) MS PowerPoint
9 133 (21.01%) MS Visio
10 100 (15.80%) SharePoint
11 97 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 90 (14.22%) Banking
13 84 (13.27%) Security Cleared
14 77 (12.16%) Waterfall
15 76 (12.01%) Project Planning
16 74 (11.69%) PMI Certification
17 67 (10.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 66 (10.43%) Change Management
19 61 (9.64%) Programme Management
19 61 (9.64%) SC Cleared
20 60 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
21 57 (9.00%) Migration
22 55 (8.69%) ITIL
22 55 (8.69%) SQL
23 53 (8.37%) Degree
24 52 (8.21%) Change Control
25 47 (7.42%) PMI
26 45 (7.11%) PMP
27 43 (6.79%) Scrum
27 43 (6.79%) Risk Management

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
1 100 (15.80%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.11%) MS Project Server
3 18 (2.84%) Confluence
4 10 (1.58%) Skype for Business
5 9 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.63%) CMS
7 3 (0.47%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.32%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.16%) FileNet
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Moodle
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 256 (40.44%) MS Excel
2 161 (25.43%) MS Office
3 137 (21.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 133 (21.01%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.47%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.74%) Primavera
3 6 (0.95%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.32%) Maximo
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.16%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.16%) Sonata
7 1 (0.16%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.53%) Office 365
2 8 (1.26%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.32%) PaaS
4 2 (0.32%) Trello
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.05%) WAN
2 12 (1.90%) LAN
3 9 (1.42%) Firewall
4 8 (1.26%) VPN
5 6 (0.95%) DNS
5 6 (0.95%) Extranet
5 6 (0.95%) Network Security
6 5 (0.79%) HTTP
7 4 (0.63%) FTP
7 4 (0.63%) Internet
7 4 (0.63%) VLAN
7 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.47%) CTI
8 3 (0.47%) SAN
8 3 (0.47%) Skype
9 2 (0.32%) Intranet
9 2 (0.32%) Wireless
10 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.16%) MPLS
10 1 (0.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (1.26%) MS Access
4 7 (1.11%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.47%) Big Data
7 3 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (0.47%) MySQL
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.32%) Power BI
8 2 (0.32%) QlikView
8 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (4.90%) JIRA
2 8 (1.26%) Subversion
2 8 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.63%) Artifactory
4 4 (0.63%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.63%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.47%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.47%) LSMW
5 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.32%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.16%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.16%) ERwin
7 1 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.16%) Zephyr
General
1 246 (38.86%) Finance
2 90 (14.22%) Banking
3 37 (5.85%) Law
4 29 (4.58%) Retail
5 16 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.37%) Marketing
6 15 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.05%) Advertising
7 13 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.05%) Legal
8 11 (1.74%) Back Office
8 11 (1.74%) Publishing
9 9 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.26%) Front Office
10 8 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.95%) Automotive
12 5 (0.79%) Billing
12 5 (0.79%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.47%) German Language
13 3 (0.47%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (36.81%) Project Manager
2 108 (17.06%) Analyst
3 49 (7.74%) PMO Analyst
4 33 (5.21%) IT Manager
5 31 (4.90%) IT Project Manager
5 31 (4.90%) Project Planner
6 29 (4.58%) Business Analyst
7 26 (4.11%) Programme Planner
8 25 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
9 24 (3.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 24 (3.79%) PMO Planner
10 23 (3.63%) Project Officer
10 23 (3.63%) Project Support Officer
11 22 (3.48%) Programme Manager
12 21 (3.32%) Senior Manager
13 20 (3.16%) Digital Project Manager
14 18 (2.84%) PMO Manager
15 17 (2.69%) Senior Project Manager
15 17 (2.69%) Technical Manager
16 16 (2.53%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.21%) XML
2 9 (1.42%) .NET
3 6 (0.95%) HTML
3 6 (0.95%) Web Services
4 5 (0.79%) CSS
4 5 (0.79%) Middleware
4 5 (0.79%) Velocity
5 4 (0.63%) EDI
6 3 (0.47%) EDIFACT
7 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.32%) COM
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.32%) SOAP
7 2 (0.32%) XSD
8 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.16%) Ajax
8 1 (0.16%) JSON
8 1 (0.16%) WSDL
8 1 (0.16%) XBRL
8 1 (0.16%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.42%) PMI
3 26 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.37%) Equities
6 13 (2.05%) NHS
7 9 (1.42%) User Experience
8 8 (1.26%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.95%) Tandem
11 5 (0.79%) Derivative
12 4 (0.63%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.47%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.47%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.47%) Replication
13 3 (0.47%) Statistics
14 2 (0.32%) FMCG
14 2 (0.32%) Life Science
14 2 (0.32%) Pharmacovigilance
14 2 (0.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.95%) Windows
2 17 (2.69%) Unix
3 11 (1.74%) Linux
4 10 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.95%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.47%) Solaris
7 2 (0.32%) AIX
7 2 (0.32%) pSOS
7 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) VMS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (51.97%) Project Management
2 255 (40.28%) PRINCE2
3 171 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (12.16%) Waterfall
6 76 (12.01%) Project Planning
7 66 (10.43%) Change Management
8 61 (9.64%) Programme Management
9 57 (9.00%) Migration
10 55 (8.69%) ITIL
11 52 (8.21%) Change Control
12 43 (6.79%) Risk Management
12 43 (6.79%) Scrum
13 42 (6.64%) People Management
14 32 (5.06%) UML
15 31 (4.90%) Business Analysis
15 31 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (4.74%) Dependency Management
16 30 (4.74%) SDLC
17 29 (4.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (8.69%) SQL
2 10 (1.58%) VBA
3 8 (1.26%) Java
4 7 (1.11%) C++
5 6 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.79%) C
7 4 (0.63%) C#
8 3 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.47%) VB
9 2 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 74 (11.69%) PMI Certification
3 67 (10.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 61 (9.64%) SC Cleared
5 53 (8.37%) Degree
6 45 (7.11%) PMP
7 21 (3.32%) APMP
8 17 (2.69%) DV Cleared
9 14 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.26%) ISEB
12 6 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.95%) MCSE
12 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.79%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.63%) CISSP
14 4 (0.63%) IIBA
14 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.11%) QA
2 22 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.42%) P3O
4 4 (0.63%) COBIT
4 4 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.63%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.16%) Basel III
6 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
6 1 (0.16%) FINREP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (0.95%) UAG
3 6 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (0.95%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (0.95%) Backup Exec
1 6 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (0.95%) IBM BigFix
1 6 (0.95%) SCOM
1 6 (0.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (0.16%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 233 (36.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.90%) Oracle
3 26 (4.11%) SAP
4 13 (2.05%) Google
4 13 (2.05%) HP
5 12 (1.90%) IBM
6 10 (1.58%) Cognos
7 8 (1.26%) Symantec
7 8 (1.26%) VMware
8 7 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.95%) Citrix
9 6 (0.95%) Murex
9 6 (0.95%) Planview
9 6 (0.95%) Rally
10 5 (0.79%) Pega
11 4 (0.63%) Apple
11 4 (0.63%) Black Duck
11 4 (0.63%) BT
11 4 (0.63%) Coverity
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