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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 125 142 111
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Project 418 401 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.71% 1.60% 1.80%
As % of the Applications category 14.57% 13.64% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 242 341
Average daily rate
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£416 £416 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £187.50 £20.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+814.63% -59.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -30.90%
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
2868 2939 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.71% 11.69% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1913 1891 2063
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 150 212
Average hourly rate £17.42 £16.80 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% -6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 September 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 +24 95 £375 -16.66% 20
Croydon +8 22 £403 +0.87% 5
Brentford - 9 £456 -
Canary Wharf +20 8 £413 +17.18%
Uxbridge -8 1 £375 -11.50%
Harrow - 1 - -
Dagenham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 386 (48.92%) MS Excel
2 382 (48.42%) Project Management
3 305 (38.66%) Microsoft
4 281 (35.61%) Finance
5 271 (34.35%) PRINCE2
6 230 (29.15%) MS Office
7 209 (26.49%) MS PowerPoint
8 196 (24.84%) MS Visio
9 160 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
10 125 (15.84%) Banking
11 124 (15.72%) Project Planning
12 119 (15.08%) SharePoint
13 113 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 101 (12.80%) Change Management
15 93 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
16 87 (11.03%) Degree
17 82 (10.39%) Windows
18 80 (10.14%) PMI Certification
19 78 (9.89%) ITIL
20 73 (9.25%) Business Analysis
21 63 (7.98%) QA
22 61 (7.73%) SAP
23 60 (7.60%) Migration
23 60 (7.60%) Programme Management
24 58 (7.35%) PMP
25 56 (7.10%) MS Project Server
26 54 (6.84%) Oracle
27 53 (6.72%) Security Cleared
28 52 (6.59%) Investment Banking
29 49 (6.21%) SQL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 119 (15.08%) SharePoint
2 56 (7.10%) MS Project Server
3 21 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.77%) IIS
6 11 (1.39%) CMS
6 11 (1.39%) Apache
7 10 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (1.14%) Confluence
9 8 (1.01%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.76%) Documentum
10 6 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.63%) Lync
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 386 (48.92%) MS Excel
2 230 (29.15%) MS Office
3 209 (26.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 196 (24.84%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (1.90%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (0.76%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.76%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.76%) InDesign
8 3 (0.38%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.01%) SAP FI
3 5 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.51%) CA Clarity
4 4 (0.51%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.38%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.25%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.25%) Summit
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) Agresso
7 1 (0.13%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.15%) LAN
1 17 (2.15%) Intranet
2 14 (1.77%) Firewall
3 13 (1.65%) SSL
4 12 (1.52%) WAN
4 12 (1.52%) SAN
5 8 (1.01%) Extranet
6 7 (0.89%) HTTP
7 5 (0.63%) VPN
7 5 (0.63%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.38%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.38%) MPLS
9 3 (0.38%) Internet
9 3 (0.38%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.25%) Network Security
10 2 (0.25%) Wireless
10 2 (0.25%) DSL
10 2 (0.25%) DNS
10 2 (0.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.77%) MS Access
3 9 (1.14%) QlikView
4 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.38%) Big Data
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.13%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.13%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Navigator
9 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (3.80%) JIRA
2 6 (0.76%) Axure RP
2 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.51%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.38%) Subversion
4 3 (0.38%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.38%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.25%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.25%) Toad
5 2 (0.25%) LSMW
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.13%) PVCS
6 1 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 281 (35.61%) Finance
2 125 (15.84%) Banking
3 52 (6.59%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.82%) Retail
5 33 (4.18%) Legal
6 26 (3.30%) Marketing
7 22 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 21 (2.66%) Publishing
9 20 (2.53%) Back Office
10 19 (2.41%) Front Office
10 19 (2.41%) Telecoms
11 17 (2.15%) Advertising
12 16 (2.03%) Law
13 12 (1.52%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.39%) Retail Banking
15 10 (1.27%) Billing
16 9 (1.14%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.51%) Local Government
18 3 (0.38%) Electronics
19 2 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (29.02%) Project Manager
2 138 (17.49%) Analyst
3 70 (8.87%) Business Analyst
4 53 (6.72%) Project Planner
5 42 (5.32%) PMO Analyst
6 39 (4.94%) Coordinator
7 34 (4.31%) Project Coordinator
8 31 (3.93%) Consultant
9 25 (3.17%) Programme Manager
10 22 (2.79%) Project Officer
10 22 (2.79%) PMO Manager
11 20 (2.53%) Senior Manager
11 20 (2.53%) Programme Planner
12 19 (2.41%) Project Support Officer
13 18 (2.28%) Test Manager
13 18 (2.28%) Project Analyst
14 16 (2.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 16 (2.03%) Infrastructure Manager
15 15 (1.90%) Architect
15 15 (1.90%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.93%) .NET
2 18 (2.28%) XML
3 13 (1.65%) Web Services
4 9 (1.14%) STL
4 9 (1.14%) JMS
5 7 (0.89%) HTML
6 6 (0.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (0.76%) Middleware
6 6 (0.76%) Flash
6 6 (0.76%) CSS
7 5 (0.63%) JSP
8 4 (0.51%) Struts
8 4 (0.51%) Swing
8 4 (0.51%) Spring
9 3 (0.38%) Java EE
9 3 (0.38%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.25%) J2EE
10 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.13%) WAP
11 1 (0.13%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.58%) Management Information System
3 40 (5.07%) PMI
4 17 (2.15%) Derivative
5 14 (1.77%) Fixed Income
6 11 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.39%) User Experience
7 10 (1.27%) NHS
8 9 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.01%) Taxonomies
10 7 (0.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (0.89%) FMCG
11 6 (0.76%) CESG
11 6 (0.76%) Equities
11 6 (0.76%) Grid Computing
11 6 (0.76%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.51%) DTV
12 4 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.38%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.39%) Windows
2 30 (3.80%) Windows 7
3 22 (2.79%) Linux
4 17 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (2.15%) UNIX
5 10 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.76%) Windows 2000
7 6 (0.76%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.51%) Android
8 4 (0.51%) pSOS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (48.42%) Project Management
2 271 (34.35%) PRINCE2
3 160 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (15.72%) Project Planning
5 113 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (12.80%) Change Management
7 78 (9.89%) ITIL
8 73 (9.25%) Business Analysis
9 60 (7.60%) Migration
9 60 (7.60%) Programme Management
10 46 (5.83%) Risk Management
11 39 (4.94%) Service Delivery
12 38 (4.82%) Change Control
13 33 (4.18%) CRM
14 32 (4.06%) Dependency Management
14 32 (4.06%) Coaching
15 30 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (3.68%) Document Management
17 28 (3.55%) Workflow
18 27 (3.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 49 (6.21%) SQL
2 22 (2.79%) Java
3 17 (2.15%) C#
4 15 (1.90%) VBA
5 10 (1.27%) Python
5 10 (1.27%) C++
6 9 (1.14%) Jython
6 9 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.89%) Korn
7 7 (0.89%) C-shell
7 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.63%) C
9 4 (0.51%) Scala
9 4 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.38%) VBScript
10 3 (0.38%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.13%) VB6
12 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (11.03%) Degree
2 80 (10.14%) PMI Certification
3 58 (7.35%) PMP
4 53 (6.72%) Security Cleared
5 42 (5.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 41 (5.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 33 (4.18%) SC Cleared
8 26 (3.30%) ISEB
9 14 (1.77%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.65%) APMP
11 11 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.14%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.89%) CISSP
13 7 (0.89%) MAPM
14 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.51%) CEH
16 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.38%) CISA
16 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.98%) QA
2 14 (1.77%) SLA
3 13 (1.65%) P3O
4 9 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Basel II
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.38%) XenApp
5 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.51%) Puppet
3 3 (0.38%) SCCM
4 2 (0.25%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.25%) SCOM
4 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 305 (38.66%) Microsoft
2 61 (7.73%) SAP
3 54 (6.84%) Oracle
4 32 (4.06%) HP
5 22 (2.79%) Cisco
6 20 (2.53%) IBM
7 16 (2.03%) VMware
8 12 (1.52%) Adobe
9 11 (1.39%) Citrix
9 11 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.14%) Kofax
11 9 (1.14%) Yardi
12 7 (0.89%) JBoss
13 6 (0.76%) Apple
13 6 (0.76%) Business Objects
14 5 (0.63%) Planview
14 5 (0.63%) Casewise
14 5 (0.63%) Siebel
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London
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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Experis Ltd
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ReThink Recruitment
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Synergize Consulting
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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