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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 129 141 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 380 366 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.68% 1.57% 1.55%
As % of the Applications category 14.47% 13.21% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 255 241
Average daily rate
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£435 £400 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £38.79 £29.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.88% +31.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -41.98%
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
2626 2771 2720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.61% 11.86% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1698 1784 1724
Average daily rate £375 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 184 154
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 28 May 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
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 28 May 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.

Location
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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 -2 76 £460 +18.70% 16
Croydon +5 14 £495 +19.63% 2
Uxbridge +6 5 £353 -11.75% 1
Brentford +4 4 £500 +47.05%
Docklands, London -3 3 £540 +10.76%
Canary Wharf - 2 £313 -
Ilford - 1 £155 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 391 (53.93%) MS Excel
2 352 (48.55%) Project Management
3 330 (45.52%) Finance
4 309 (42.62%) PRINCE2
5 277 (38.21%) Microsoft
6 269 (37.10%) MS Office
7 192 (26.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 160 (22.07%) MS Visio
9 149 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 125 (17.24%) Banking
11 123 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
11 123 (16.97%) SharePoint
12 117 (16.14%) Project Planning
13 105 (14.48%) PMI Certification
14 96 (13.24%) Degree
15 94 (12.97%) Change Management
16 83 (11.45%) ITIL
17 82 (11.31%) Risk Management
18 78 (10.76%) PMP
18 78 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (9.79%) Programme Management
20 66 (9.10%) Retail
21 59 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 59 (8.14%) Change Control
22 54 (7.45%) Business Analysis
23 50 (6.90%) Security Cleared
24 45 (6.21%) QA
24 45 (6.21%) Waterfall
25 44 (6.07%) SQL
26 43 (5.93%) Scrum

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 123 (16.97%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.03%) MS Project Server
3 9 (1.24%) Confluence
4 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.97%) CMS
6 5 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.55%) IIS
7 4 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.41%) SAS
8 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.14%) Moodle
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.14%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 391 (53.93%) MS Excel
2 269 (37.10%) MS Office
3 192 (26.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 160 (22.07%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.69%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.28%) Mingle
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (1.79%) Primavera
2 7 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.55%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.28%) Siebel Analytics
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.55%) Trello
1 4 (0.55%) SaaS
2 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.93%) WAN
1 14 (1.93%) Intranet
2 12 (1.66%) LAN
3 9 (1.24%) Firewall
4 8 (1.10%) SAN
5 6 (0.83%) Internet
6 5 (0.69%) VLAN
7 4 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.55%) Wireless
7 4 (0.55%) NAS
8 3 (0.41%) Extranet
8 3 (0.41%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.28%) Unicast
9 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.14%) 4G
10 1 (0.14%) DMZ
10 1 (0.14%) MPLS
10 1 (0.14%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.55%) Big Data
5 3 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.41%) MySQL
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.28%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.28%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.14%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.14%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 26 (3.59%) JIRA
2 8 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.55%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.41%) Ant
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.28%) Maven
5 2 (0.28%) LSMW
5 2 (0.28%) Subversion
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.28%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.14%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.14%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.14%) JUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Rational Robot
General
1 330 (45.52%) Finance
2 125 (17.24%) Banking
3 66 (9.10%) Retail
4 39 (5.38%) Investment Banking
5 37 (5.10%) Law
6 28 (3.86%) Legal
7 27 (3.72%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.90%) Marketing
9 16 (2.21%) Back Office
10 14 (1.93%) French Language
11 13 (1.79%) Retail Banking
12 12 (1.66%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (1.10%) Billing
14 8 (1.10%) Front Office
15 7 (0.97%) Advertising
15 7 (0.97%) Publishing
16 5 (0.69%) Local Government
17 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 277 (38.21%) Project Manager
2 96 (13.24%) Analyst
3 48 (6.62%) Programme Planner
4 46 (6.34%) Business Analyst
5 41 (5.66%) Project Planner
6 34 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 31 (4.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 30 (4.14%) Coordinator
8 30 (4.14%) PMO Analyst
9 26 (3.59%) IT Project Manager
9 26 (3.59%) Project Officer
10 25 (3.45%) PMO Manager
11 23 (3.17%) Project Support Officer
12 22 (3.03%) Programme Manager
13 21 (2.90%) Project Coordinator
14 20 (2.76%) Consultant
14 20 (2.76%) Senior Manager
15 18 (2.48%) Senior Project Manager
16 14 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
16 14 (1.93%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.45%) .NET
2 12 (1.66%) HTML
3 10 (1.38%) CSS
4 9 (1.24%) Web Services
5 5 (0.69%) HTML5
5 5 (0.69%) jQuery
6 4 (0.55%) Ajax
6 4 (0.55%) Spring
6 4 (0.55%) Hibernate
6 4 (0.55%) XML
7 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.41%) Struts
7 3 (0.41%) JSON
8 2 (0.28%) Flash
8 2 (0.28%) JSP
8 2 (0.28%) Servlets
8 2 (0.28%) SOAP
8 2 (0.28%) J2EE
8 2 (0.28%) Struts2
8 2 (0.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.55%) PMI
3 29 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.86%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.66%) Equities
5 12 (1.66%) Fixed Income
5 12 (1.66%) User Experience
6 10 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (1.24%) Derivative
8 7 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.69%) Clustering
10 5 (0.69%) FMCG
10 5 (0.69%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.55%) Taxonomies
11 4 (0.55%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.55%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.24%) Windows
2 15 (2.07%) Windows 7
3 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (1.52%) UNIX
4 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.69%) Linux
7 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.41%) Android
7 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (48.55%) Project Management
2 309 (42.62%) PRINCE2
3 149 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 123 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (16.14%) Project Planning
6 94 (12.97%) Change Management
7 83 (11.45%) ITIL
8 82 (11.31%) Risk Management
9 71 (9.79%) Programme Management
10 59 (8.14%) Change Control
11 54 (7.45%) Business Analysis
12 45 (6.21%) Waterfall
13 43 (5.93%) Scrum
14 40 (5.52%) Migration
15 37 (5.10%) Coaching
16 32 (4.41%) Resource Management
17 29 (4.00%) PRINCE
18 28 (3.86%) Workflow
19 27 (3.72%) Dependency Management
20 26 (3.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.07%) SQL
2 17 (2.34%) Java
3 13 (1.79%) VB
4 11 (1.52%) VBA
5 9 (1.24%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.24%) C
6 6 (0.83%) C#
7 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.41%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.28%) Python
9 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.28%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) R
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) COBOL
10 1 (0.14%) VBScript
10 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.14%) JCL
10 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 105 (14.48%) PMI Certification
2 96 (13.24%) Degree
3 78 (10.76%) PMP
4 59 (8.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 50 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 34 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 33 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 21 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.93%) APMP
10 11 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.97%) MCSE
13 5 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.69%) MBA
14 4 (0.55%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.55%) MCSA
14 4 (0.55%) ISEB
14 4 (0.55%) MCSM
14 4 (0.55%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.21%) QA
2 11 (1.52%) P3O
2 11 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.10%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.69%) PMBOK
4 5 (0.69%) SLA
5 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.41%) EMIR
6 3 (0.41%) COBIT
7 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) FATCA
8 1 (0.14%) GxP
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.55%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.28%) XenServer
5 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 277 (38.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (4.41%) SAP
3 28 (3.86%) Oracle
4 24 (3.31%) IBM
5 20 (2.76%) Citrix
6 18 (2.48%) VMware
7 11 (1.52%) Planview
8 10 (1.38%) Cisco
9 9 (1.24%) Cognos
10 8 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.97%) WorldPay
11 7 (0.97%) Adobe
11 7 (0.97%) HP
11 7 (0.97%) Google
12 6 (0.83%) Apple
13 3 (0.41%) Veritas
13 3 (0.41%) Lotus
13 3 (0.41%) EMC
13 3 (0.41%) Niku
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