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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 137 155 135
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Project 364 340 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 1.40% 1.59%
As % of the Applications category 13.98% 12.38% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 227 240
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £125.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +468.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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
2603 2747 2591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.29% 11.33% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1784 1775 1628
Average daily rate £359 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 145 167
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 77 £405 -4.70% 12
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -11 1 - - 2
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 408 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 391 (50.00%) Project Management
3 296 (37.85%) PRINCE2
4 290 (37.08%) Finance
5 277 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 241 (30.82%) MS Office
7 221 (28.26%) MS PowerPoint
8 169 (21.61%) MS Visio
9 154 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
10 132 (16.88%) Banking
11 124 (15.86%) Change Management
12 121 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 121 (15.47%) SharePoint
13 119 (15.22%) Project Planning
14 85 (10.87%) ITIL
15 82 (10.49%) PMI Certification
16 76 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
17 71 (9.08%) Programme Management
18 69 (8.82%) Windows
19 67 (8.57%) Migration
20 66 (8.44%) Degree
21 65 (8.31%) SAP
22 61 (7.80%) SQL
22 61 (7.80%) PMP
23 57 (7.29%) Oracle
24 54 (6.91%) Business Analysis
25 53 (6.78%) QA
25 53 (6.78%) Security Cleared
26 52 (6.65%) Retail
27 51 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 121 (15.47%) SharePoint
2 48 (6.14%) MS Project Server
3 18 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.41%) Apache
4 11 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.41%) IIS
4 11 (1.41%) CMS
4 11 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.90%) JBoss
7 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (0.77%) Documentum
9 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.51%) Lync
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 408 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 241 (30.82%) MS Office
3 221 (28.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 169 (21.61%) MS Visio
5 18 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.02%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.38%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.64%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.51%) CA Clarity
5 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.26%) Siebel Analytics
6 2 (0.26%) Summit
6 2 (0.26%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.17%) Intranet
2 12 (1.53%) WAN
3 11 (1.41%) SSL
3 11 (1.41%) SAN
4 10 (1.28%) Firewall
4 10 (1.28%) LAN
5 7 (0.90%) HTTP
5 7 (0.90%) VPN
5 7 (0.90%) Extranet
6 6 (0.77%) DHCP
6 6 (0.77%) DNS
7 5 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.51%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (0.38%) MPLS
9 3 (0.38%) RFID
9 3 (0.38%) VLAN
9 3 (0.38%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.26%) NAS
10 2 (0.26%) Network Security
10 2 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.53%) MS Access
3 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (0.51%) SAP BW
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.38%) Big Data
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.26%) MySQL
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.13%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (2.43%) JIRA
2 6 (0.77%) TestDirector
3 5 (0.64%) RequisitePro
4 4 (0.51%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.51%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (0.51%) LSMW
4 4 (0.51%) ClearQuest
4 4 (0.51%) Rational Robot
4 4 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.51%) JUnit
5 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.38%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.26%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.26%) Subversion
6 2 (0.26%) Maven
6 2 (0.26%) Ant
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
General
1 290 (37.08%) Finance
2 132 (16.88%) Banking
3 52 (6.65%) Retail
4 39 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.73%) Legal
6 22 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.69%) Law
7 21 (2.69%) Marketing
8 19 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (2.43%) Retail Banking
9 17 (2.17%) Front Office
9 17 (2.17%) Advertising
10 14 (1.79%) Publishing
11 13 (1.66%) Back Office
12 10 (1.28%) Local Government
12 10 (1.28%) Manufacturing
13 8 (1.02%) French Language
13 8 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.26%) International Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 234 (29.92%) Project Manager
2 135 (17.26%) Analyst
3 63 (8.06%) Business Analyst
4 44 (5.63%) PMO Analyst
5 38 (4.86%) Coordinator
6 37 (4.73%) Consultant
7 34 (4.35%) Project Planner
8 28 (3.58%) Programme Planner
9 27 (3.45%) Programme Manager
10 26 (3.32%) Project Coordinator
10 26 (3.32%) PMO Manager
11 24 (3.07%) Programme Office Support
12 21 (2.69%) Junior
12 21 (2.69%) Developer
13 20 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
13 20 (2.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 19 (2.43%) SAP Consultant
15 18 (2.30%) Test Manager
15 18 (2.30%) Senior Manager
16 17 (2.17%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.09%) .NET
2 24 (3.07%) XML
3 16 (2.05%) STL
4 12 (1.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 10 (1.28%) Web Services
6 9 (1.15%) JMS
7 6 (0.77%) Middleware
7 6 (0.77%) HTML
7 6 (0.77%) CSS
8 4 (0.51%) Java EE
8 4 (0.51%) SOAP
9 3 (0.38%) JSP
9 3 (0.38%) Servlets
9 3 (0.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.38%) Spring
9 3 (0.38%) Ajax
9 3 (0.38%) jQuery
9 3 (0.38%) HTML5
10 2 (0.26%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.26%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 76 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.96%) PMI
3 30 (3.84%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.94%) Derivative
5 22 (2.81%) Fixed Income
6 13 (1.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 12 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.53%) Grid Computing
8 10 (1.28%) CESG
9 8 (1.02%) Equities
10 7 (0.90%) Market Risk
10 7 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.77%) FMCG
11 6 (0.77%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.77%) Clustering
11 6 (0.77%) NHS
12 5 (0.64%) Statistics
12 5 (0.64%) User Experience
13 4 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.82%) Windows
2 28 (3.58%) Windows 7
3 23 (2.94%) Linux
4 17 (2.17%) UNIX
5 14 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.51%) Android
10 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (50.00%) Project Management
2 296 (37.85%) PRINCE2
3 154 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (15.86%) Change Management
5 121 (15.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 119 (15.22%) Project Planning
7 85 (10.87%) ITIL
8 71 (9.08%) Programme Management
9 67 (8.57%) Migration
10 54 (6.91%) Business Analysis
11 49 (6.27%) Risk Management
12 48 (6.14%) Change Control
13 35 (4.48%) Service Delivery
13 35 (4.48%) Coaching
14 34 (4.35%) CRM
15 32 (4.09%) Dependency Management
16 31 (3.96%) Resource Management
16 31 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (3.58%) ERP
17 28 (3.58%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (7.80%) SQL
2 21 (2.69%) Java
3 19 (2.43%) C#
4 16 (2.05%) Python
4 16 (2.05%) C++
5 13 (1.66%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.15%) VBA
6 9 (1.15%) Jython
7 7 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 7 (0.90%) VBScript
7 7 (0.90%) Korn
7 7 (0.90%) C-shell
7 7 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.64%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.51%) Scala
10 2 (0.26%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.26%) PHP
10 2 (0.26%) C
10 2 (0.26%) VB
11 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (10.49%) PMI Certification
2 66 (8.44%) Degree
3 61 (7.80%) PMP
4 53 (6.78%) Security Cleared
5 51 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 46 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 33 (4.22%) SC Cleared
8 23 (2.94%) ISEB
8 23 (2.94%) APMP
9 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.15%) CISSP
11 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
12 7 (0.90%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.64%) CISA
13 5 (0.64%) MCTS
14 4 (0.51%) CEH
15 3 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 2 (0.26%) BICSI Certification
16 2 (0.26%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.78%) QA
2 15 (1.92%) P3O
3 9 (1.15%) SLA
3 9 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.51%) EMIR
6 4 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.38%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.26%) Basel II
8 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) GxP
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) Basel III
9 1 (0.13%) COREP
System Software
1 17 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.90%) SCCM
3 6 (0.77%) SCDPM
3 6 (0.77%) SCOM
3 6 (0.77%) SCVMM
3 6 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) WSUS
5 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 277 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.31%) SAP
3 57 (7.29%) Oracle
4 34 (4.35%) HP
5 26 (3.32%) IBM
6 19 (2.43%) VMware
7 13 (1.66%) Citrix
8 12 (1.53%) Cisco
9 10 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.90%) Lotus
10 7 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.77%) Lumension
11 6 (0.77%) Symantec
11 6 (0.77%) McAfee
11 6 (0.77%) Sophos
11 6 (0.77%) Siebel
12 5 (0.64%) EMC
13 4 (0.51%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.51%) CA
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