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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 159 144 145
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 353 382 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.47% 1.57% 1.59%
As % of the Applications category 12.63% 13.51% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 270 234
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £611 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.12% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £187.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.33% +752.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £187.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £187.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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
2796 2828 2969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.61% 11.62% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1901 1848 1875
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 180 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £30.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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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 -1 89 £394 -7.35% 13
Canary Wharf -8 6 £538 +19.44%
Docklands, London -5 5 £480 -15.78% 1
Croydon -23 5 £475 +18.75% 1
Bromley - 4 £405 -
Feltham -9 3 £396 -21.42%
Harrow 0 2 £369 -
Teddington - 2 £325 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 389 (54.63%) MS Excel
2 330 (46.35%) Project Management
3 294 (41.29%) Finance
4 272 (38.20%) PRINCE2
5 269 (37.78%) Microsoft
6 235 (33.01%) MS Office
7 196 (27.53%) MS Visio
7 196 (27.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 136 (19.10%) Project Planning
9 122 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (16.29%) Banking
11 106 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 102 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
13 101 (14.19%) SharePoint
14 91 (12.78%) PMI Certification
15 86 (12.08%) ITIL
16 79 (11.10%) Change Management
17 74 (10.39%) Degree
18 68 (9.55%) Programme Management
19 67 (9.41%) Change Control
20 65 (9.13%) Risk Management
21 64 (8.99%) PMP
22 62 (8.71%) Security Cleared
23 59 (8.29%) Migration
24 56 (7.87%) QA
25 46 (6.46%) Windows
25 46 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 46 (6.46%) Business Analysis
25 46 (6.46%) Investment Banking
26 42 (5.90%) SC Cleared

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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
1 101 (14.19%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.67%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.12%) Confluence
4 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.84%) CMS
5 6 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.42%) SAS
6 3 (0.42%) IIS
6 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.14%) Moodle
8 1 (0.14%) Apache
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 389 (54.63%) MS Excel
2 235 (33.01%) MS Office
3 196 (27.53%) MS Visio
3 196 (27.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.42%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 22 (3.09%) Primavera
2 7 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.56%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.14%) Brady Trinity
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.14%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.26%) SaaS
2 5 (0.70%) Office 365
3 3 (0.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.97%) Intranet
2 8 (1.12%) SAN
2 8 (1.12%) Firewall
3 7 (0.98%) Internet
4 6 (0.84%) WAN
5 4 (0.56%) LAN
6 3 (0.42%) HTTP
6 3 (0.42%) Extranet
6 3 (0.42%) Wireless
6 3 (0.42%) VLAN
7 2 (0.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.28%) VoIP
7 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.14%) PBX
8 1 (0.14%) LDAP
8 1 (0.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.70%) MS Access
5 3 (0.42%) Informix
5 3 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (0.28%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.28%) Big Data
6 2 (0.28%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.28%) QlikView
6 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.14%) Adabas
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.14%) DB2
7 1 (0.14%) IDMS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.14%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 30 (4.21%) JIRA
2 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.28%) LSMW
5 1 (0.14%) Ant
5 1 (0.14%) JUnit
5 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.14%) Rational Robot
5 1 (0.14%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
General
1 294 (41.29%) Finance
2 116 (16.29%) Banking
3 46 (6.46%) Investment Banking
4 41 (5.76%) Retail
5 32 (4.49%) Law
6 28 (3.93%) Legal
7 24 (3.37%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.53%) Back Office
9 15 (2.11%) Front Office
9 15 (2.11%) Marketing
10 11 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.40%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.26%) Billing
13 8 (1.12%) Advertising
13 8 (1.12%) Publishing
14 5 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.42%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 242 (33.99%) Project Manager
2 119 (16.71%) Analyst
3 50 (7.02%) Business Analyst
4 46 (6.46%) Project Planner
5 33 (4.63%) Programme Planner
6 32 (4.49%) PMO Analyst
7 30 (4.21%) IT Project Manager
8 27 (3.79%) Infrastructure Manager
9 26 (3.65%) Project Officer
9 26 (3.65%) Coordinator
10 25 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 24 (3.37%) Project Support Officer
12 21 (2.95%) Programme Manager
12 21 (2.95%) PMO Manager
13 19 (2.67%) Project Coordinator
14 17 (2.39%) Senior Manager
15 16 (2.25%) Consultant
16 15 (2.11%) Senior Project Manager
17 13 (1.83%) Test Manager
17 13 (1.83%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.23%) .NET
2 11 (1.54%) Web Services
3 9 (1.26%) Middleware
4 4 (0.56%) Velocity
4 4 (0.56%) HTML
5 3 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.28%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.28%) XML
6 2 (0.28%) CSS
6 2 (0.28%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.28%) WCF
6 2 (0.28%) WF
6 2 (0.28%) LINQ
6 2 (0.28%) HTML5
7 1 (0.14%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) CSS3
7 1 (0.14%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.14%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.14%) Underscore.js
7 1 (0.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 102 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 32 (4.49%) PMI
3 32 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 12 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.12%) Equities
6 8 (1.12%) Derivative
7 7 (0.98%) Data Extraction
7 7 (0.98%) User Experience
8 6 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.84%) Credit Risk
8 6 (0.84%) Clustering
8 6 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.70%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.70%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.56%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.56%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.56%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (6.46%) Windows
2 18 (2.53%) Linux
3 15 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 13 (1.83%) UNIX
5 10 (1.40%) Solaris
6 8 (1.12%) AIX
7 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.70%) pSOS
9 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (46.35%) Project Management
2 272 (38.20%) PRINCE2
3 136 (19.10%) Project Planning
4 122 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (12.08%) ITIL
7 79 (11.10%) Change Management
8 68 (9.55%) Programme Management
9 67 (9.41%) Change Control
10 65 (9.13%) Risk Management
11 59 (8.29%) Migration
12 46 (6.46%) Business Analysis
13 41 (5.76%) Waterfall
14 40 (5.62%) SDLC
15 29 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (3.93%) Scrum
16 28 (3.93%) CRM
17 27 (3.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 26 (3.65%) PRINCE
18 26 (3.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.63%) SQL
2 17 (2.39%) VBA
3 13 (1.83%) C
4 9 (1.26%) Java
5 8 (1.12%) VB
6 6 (0.84%) C++
7 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.28%) Perl
8 2 (0.28%) COBOL
8 2 (0.28%) C#
8 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.28%) Python
9 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.14%) JCL
9 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.14%) VBScript
9 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 91 (12.78%) PMI Certification
2 74 (10.39%) Degree
3 64 (8.99%) PMP
4 62 (8.71%) Security Cleared
5 46 (6.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 42 (5.90%) SC Cleared
7 28 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (2.95%) DV Cleared
9 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.54%) ISEB
12 10 (1.40%) APMP
13 7 (0.98%) MCSE
14 5 (0.70%) MCTS
15 4 (0.56%) MCSA
15 4 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.56%) MCSM
16 3 (0.42%) CCENT
16 3 (0.42%) IIBA
16 3 (0.42%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.87%) QA
2 14 (1.97%) P3O
3 7 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.84%) SLA
5 5 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.56%) COBIT
7 3 (0.42%) MiFID
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.28%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.14%) EMIR
9 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) FATCA
9 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) COSO
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) Basel II
9 1 (0.14%) GAAP
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
2 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 269 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.63%) SAP
3 23 (3.23%) Oracle
4 16 (2.25%) IBM
5 14 (1.97%) CheckPoint
6 12 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.12%) Cognos
8 7 (0.98%) Cisco
9 6 (0.84%) Planview
10 5 (0.70%) Apple
10 5 (0.70%) Google
10 5 (0.70%) WorldPay
10 5 (0.70%) HP
10 5 (0.70%) Informatica
11 4 (0.56%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.56%) Remedy
11 4 (0.56%) VMware
11 4 (0.56%) Citrix
11 4 (0.56%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.56%) Splunk
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