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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 136 146 135
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 375 349 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.64% 1.52% 1.57%
As % of the Applications category 13.74% 12.94% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 234 241
Average daily rate
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£425 £414 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.78% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £27.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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
2729 2698 2928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.92% 11.77% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1782 1736 1881
Average daily rate £375 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 184 168
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 -2 89 £425 +4.61% 21
Croydon -2 12 £500 +20.84% 1
Docklands, London -2 5 £510 +4.61%
Canary Wharf - 4 £356 -
Brentford -2 2 £500 +8.10%
Feltham -5 1 £396 -31.72%
Harrow - 1 £338 -
Ilford - 1 £155 -
Teddington - 1 £325 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 420 (53.98%) MS Excel
2 378 (48.59%) Project Management
3 326 (41.90%) Finance
4 315 (40.49%) PRINCE2
5 291 (37.40%) Microsoft
6 281 (36.12%) MS Office
7 200 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 179 (23.01%) MS Visio
9 152 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 131 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
10 131 (16.84%) Project Planning
11 128 (16.45%) SharePoint
12 123 (15.81%) Banking
13 112 (14.40%) PMI Certification
14 95 (12.21%) Degree
15 93 (11.95%) Change Management
16 89 (11.44%) ITIL
16 89 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
17 85 (10.93%) PMP
18 83 (10.67%) Risk Management
19 77 (9.90%) Programme Management
20 62 (7.97%) Change Control
21 61 (7.84%) Retail
22 59 (7.58%) Security Cleared
23 55 (7.07%) Business Analysis
24 52 (6.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 48 (6.17%) Migration
26 47 (6.04%) SQL
26 47 (6.04%) QA
27 46 (5.91%) Scrum

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 128 (16.45%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.47%) MS Project Server
3 11 (1.41%) Confluence
4 8 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.03%) CMS
4 8 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.51%) IIS
7 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.26%) SAS
8 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.13%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.13%) Moodle
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 420 (53.98%) MS Excel
2 281 (36.12%) MS Office
3 200 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 179 (23.01%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.64%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.26%) Mingle
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (2.06%) Primavera
2 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.51%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.51%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.77%) SaaS
2 3 (0.39%) PaaS
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.39%) Trello
3 2 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.31%) Intranet
2 13 (1.67%) WAN
3 10 (1.29%) LAN
4 9 (1.16%) SAN
5 8 (1.03%) Internet
6 7 (0.90%) Firewall
7 5 (0.64%) Wireless
7 5 (0.64%) VLAN
8 4 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.51%) Extranet
8 4 (0.51%) NAS
9 3 (0.39%) VoIP
10 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.26%) Unicast
11 1 (0.13%) 4G
11 1 (0.13%) LDAP
11 1 (0.13%) PBX
11 1 (0.13%) DMZ
11 1 (0.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.51%) Big Data
4 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Power View
4 4 (0.51%) MS Access
4 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.39%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.26%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.13%) DataStage
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.13%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.13%) QlikView
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.13%) IDMS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 32 (4.11%) JIRA
2 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.51%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.26%) LSMW
6 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.13%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.13%) Rational Robot
6 1 (0.13%) Ant
6 1 (0.13%) JUnit
6 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.13%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
General
1 326 (41.90%) Finance
2 123 (15.81%) Banking
3 61 (7.84%) Retail
4 43 (5.53%) Investment Banking
5 40 (5.14%) Law
6 31 (3.98%) Legal
7 30 (3.86%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.70%) Marketing
9 18 (2.31%) Back Office
10 15 (1.93%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.54%) Retail Banking
12 11 (1.41%) Front Office
13 10 (1.29%) Publishing
13 10 (1.29%) Billing
13 10 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.90%) Advertising
15 6 (0.77%) French Language
16 5 (0.64%) Local Government
17 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 289 (37.15%) Project Manager
2 109 (14.01%) Analyst
3 48 (6.17%) Project Planner
3 48 (6.17%) Business Analyst
4 45 (5.78%) Programme Planner
5 32 (4.11%) PMO Analyst
6 30 (3.86%) IT Project Manager
7 29 (3.73%) Coordinator
7 29 (3.73%) Infrastructure Manager
8 27 (3.47%) Project Officer
8 27 (3.47%) PMO Manager
9 26 (3.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 25 (3.21%) Senior Manager
11 24 (3.08%) Programme Manager
12 23 (2.96%) Project Support Officer
13 22 (2.83%) Senior Project Manager
14 21 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
15 20 (2.57%) Consultant
16 14 (1.80%) Data Manager
16 14 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.24%) .NET
2 13 (1.67%) Web Services
3 10 (1.29%) HTML
4 5 (0.64%) Middleware
4 5 (0.64%) CSS
5 4 (0.51%) Velocity
6 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.39%) XML
7 2 (0.26%) Flash
7 2 (0.26%) J2EE
7 2 (0.26%) SOAP
7 2 (0.26%) JSON
7 2 (0.26%) WCF
7 2 (0.26%) WF
7 2 (0.26%) LINQ
7 2 (0.26%) jQuery
7 2 (0.26%) HTML5
8 1 (0.13%) REST
8 1 (0.13%) CSS3
8 1 (0.13%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.24%) PMI
3 32 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 31 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.06%) Fixed Income
6 12 (1.54%) Equities
6 12 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.41%) User Experience
8 9 (1.16%) Derivative
9 8 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.90%) Clustering
11 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.77%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.64%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.64%) FMCG
13 4 (0.51%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.01%) Windows
2 17 (2.19%) Windows 7
3 10 (1.29%) UNIX
4 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.03%) Linux
6 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.51%) Solaris
8 3 (0.39%) AIX
8 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) pSOS
9 1 (0.13%) Android
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (48.59%) Project Management
2 315 (40.49%) PRINCE2
3 152 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 131 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (16.84%) Project Planning
5 93 (11.95%) Change Management
6 89 (11.44%) ITIL
7 83 (10.67%) Risk Management
8 77 (9.90%) Programme Management
9 62 (7.97%) Change Control
10 55 (7.07%) Business Analysis
11 48 (6.17%) Migration
12 46 (5.91%) Scrum
13 43 (5.53%) Waterfall
14 35 (4.50%) Coaching
15 32 (4.11%) PRINCE
16 31 (3.98%) CRM
16 31 (3.98%) Resource Management
17 30 (3.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 29 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (6.04%) SQL
2 17 (2.19%) VBA
3 15 (1.93%) Java
4 13 (1.67%) C
5 12 (1.54%) VB
6 6 (0.77%) C#
6 6 (0.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.51%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.39%) Python
9 2 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.13%) COBOL
10 1 (0.13%) VBScript
10 1 (0.13%) Perl
10 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.13%) JCL
10 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (14.40%) PMI Certification
2 95 (12.21%) Degree
3 85 (10.93%) PMP
4 59 (7.58%) Security Cleared
5 52 (6.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 41 (5.27%) SC Cleared
7 37 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (2.57%) DV Cleared
9 13 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.03%) ISEB
11 8 (1.03%) APMP
12 7 (0.90%) MCSE
13 5 (0.64%) MBA
13 5 (0.64%) MCTS
13 5 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 4 (0.51%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
14 4 (0.51%) MCSM
14 4 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.04%) QA
2 14 (1.80%) P3O
3 11 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.64%) SLA
4 5 (0.64%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.64%) PMBOK
5 4 (0.51%) COBIT
5 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.39%) MiFID
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) Basel II
8 1 (0.13%) GAAP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.26%) XenServer
5 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 291 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.01%) SAP
3 32 (4.11%) Oracle
4 19 (2.44%) IBM
5 14 (1.80%) Citrix
6 13 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (1.41%) VMware
7 11 (1.41%) Planview
8 10 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.29%) Cognos
9 8 (1.03%) HP
9 8 (1.03%) Google
10 7 (0.90%) Cisco
11 6 (0.77%) Adobe
11 6 (0.77%) WorldPay
12 5 (0.64%) Apple
13 4 (0.51%) Splunk
13 4 (0.51%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.39%) Niku
14 3 (0.39%) Veritas
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £440 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day +
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £230 - £260 per day + negotiable
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