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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 151 146 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 365 369 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.55% 1.57% 1.65%
As % of the Applications category 13.22% 13.47% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 245 241
Average daily rate
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£403 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £187.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.00% +706.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £187.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £187.50 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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
2761 2739 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.76% 11.65% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1777 1885
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 175 169
Average hourly rate £17.65 £18.00 £18.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 -4 99 £400 -5.88% 17
Docklands, London -5 5 £480 -1.53%
Canary Wharf -9 5 £400 -15.78%
Croydon -18 4 £488 +50.00% 1
Bromley - 2 - -
Ilford - 2 £155 -
Brentford -7 1 £500 +11.11%
Feltham - 1 £396 -
Harrow - 1 £338 -
Teddington - 1 £325 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 421 (54.96%) MS Excel
2 372 (48.56%) Project Management
3 319 (41.64%) Finance
4 312 (40.73%) PRINCE2
5 287 (37.47%) Microsoft
6 274 (35.77%) MS Office
7 203 (26.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 192 (25.07%) MS Visio
9 143 (18.67%) Project Planning
10 136 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 131 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
12 125 (16.32%) SharePoint
13 117 (15.27%) Banking
14 114 (14.88%) PMI Certification
15 100 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
16 94 (12.27%) ITIL
17 92 (12.01%) Degree
18 83 (10.84%) Change Management
18 83 (10.84%) Risk Management
19 81 (10.57%) PMP
20 80 (10.44%) Programme Management
21 66 (8.62%) Change Control
22 62 (8.09%) Retail
23 61 (7.96%) Security Cleared
24 58 (7.57%) Business Analysis
24 58 (7.57%) Migration
25 52 (6.79%) QA
26 51 (6.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 45 (5.87%) SQL
28 44 (5.74%) Windows

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 125 (16.32%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.26%) MS Project Server
3 10 (1.31%) Confluence
3 10 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.91%) CMS
5 7 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.52%) IIS
7 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.39%) SAS
7 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.13%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.13%) Moodle
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 421 (54.96%) MS Excel
2 274 (35.77%) MS Office
3 203 (26.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 192 (25.07%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.65%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.26%) Mingle
7 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (2.48%) Primavera
2 7 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.52%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.52%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.65%) SaaS
2 3 (0.39%) PaaS
2 3 (0.39%) Office 365
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.39%) Trello
3 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.35%) Intranet
2 10 (1.31%) SAN
3 9 (1.17%) WAN
4 8 (1.04%) Internet
4 8 (1.04%) Firewall
5 6 (0.78%) LAN
6 5 (0.65%) VLAN
7 4 (0.52%) NAS
7 4 (0.52%) Wireless
7 4 (0.52%) Extranet
8 3 (0.39%) HTTP
9 2 (0.26%) VoIP
9 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.13%) WebEx
10 1 (0.13%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.13%) SSH
10 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.65%) MS Access
5 3 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.39%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (0.39%) Big Data
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.26%) Informix
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.26%) QlikView
6 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.26%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.13%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.13%) DataStage
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 33 (4.31%) JIRA
2 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.26%) LSMW
6 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.13%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.13%) Rational Robot
6 1 (0.13%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.13%) Ant
6 1 (0.13%) JUnit
General
1 319 (41.64%) Finance
2 117 (15.27%) Banking
3 62 (8.09%) Retail
4 40 (5.22%) Law
5 39 (5.09%) Investment Banking
6 31 (4.05%) Legal
7 26 (3.39%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.35%) Back Office
9 17 (2.22%) Marketing
10 14 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.57%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.31%) Front Office
13 9 (1.17%) Billing
13 9 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.91%) Publishing
15 6 (0.78%) Advertising
16 5 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.39%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 270 (35.25%) Project Manager
2 118 (15.40%) Analyst
3 49 (6.40%) Business Analyst
4 44 (5.74%) Project Planner
5 39 (5.09%) Programme Planner
6 36 (4.70%) PMO Analyst
7 33 (4.31%) IT Project Manager
8 30 (3.92%) Project Officer
9 28 (3.66%) Project Support Officer
9 28 (3.66%) Coordinator
10 27 (3.52%) Infrastructure Manager
10 27 (3.52%) PMO Manager
11 26 (3.39%) Senior Manager
12 24 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 23 (3.00%) Programme Manager
13 23 (3.00%) Senior Project Manager
14 21 (2.74%) Project Coordinator
15 18 (2.35%) Consultant
16 14 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
16 14 (1.83%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.18%) .NET
2 13 (1.70%) Web Services
3 9 (1.17%) Middleware
4 8 (1.04%) HTML
5 5 (0.65%) CSS
6 4 (0.52%) Velocity
7 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.26%) XML
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.26%) WCF
8 2 (0.26%) WF
8 2 (0.26%) LINQ
8 2 (0.26%) jQuery
8 2 (0.26%) HTML5
9 1 (0.13%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) CSS3
9 1 (0.13%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.13%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.13%) Underscore.js
9 1 (0.13%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.22%) PMI
3 36 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.96%) Fixed Income
6 12 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.44%) Equities
8 10 (1.31%) Derivative
9 9 (1.17%) User Experience
10 8 (1.04%) Data Extraction
10 8 (1.04%) Clustering
11 7 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.78%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.52%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.52%) CESG
13 4 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.74%) Windows
2 17 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 13 (1.70%) UNIX
3 13 (1.70%) Linux
4 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.91%) Solaris
6 6 (0.78%) AIX
7 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.26%) pSOS
10 1 (0.13%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (48.56%) Project Management
2 312 (40.73%) PRINCE2
3 143 (18.67%) Project Planning
4 136 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (12.27%) ITIL
7 83 (10.84%) Change Management
7 83 (10.84%) Risk Management
8 80 (10.44%) Programme Management
9 66 (8.62%) Change Control
10 58 (7.57%) Business Analysis
10 58 (7.57%) Migration
11 44 (5.74%) Waterfall
12 43 (5.61%) Scrum
13 35 (4.57%) SDLC
14 32 (4.18%) Coaching
14 32 (4.18%) CRM
15 31 (4.05%) Resource Management
16 29 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (3.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 45 (5.87%) SQL
2 17 (2.22%) VBA
3 16 (2.09%) C
4 12 (1.57%) Java
4 12 (1.57%) VB
5 6 (0.78%) C#
6 4 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.39%) C++
7 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.26%) Python
8 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.13%) VBScript
9 1 (0.13%) Perl
9 1 (0.13%) COBOL
9 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.13%) JCL
9 1 (0.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 114 (14.88%) PMI Certification
2 92 (12.01%) Degree
3 81 (10.57%) PMP
4 61 (7.96%) Security Cleared
5 51 (6.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 42 (5.48%) SC Cleared
7 34 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 25 (3.26%) DV Cleared
9 13 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.44%) ISEB
10 11 (1.44%) APMP
11 7 (0.91%) MCSE
12 5 (0.65%) MCTS
13 4 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 4 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.52%) MCSA
13 4 (0.52%) MBA
13 4 (0.52%) MCSM
14 3 (0.39%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.79%) QA
2 16 (2.09%) P3O
3 9 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.78%) SLA
5 5 (0.65%) COBIT
5 5 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.65%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.39%) Solvency II
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%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) COSO
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 16 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.52%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.52%) 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
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 287 (37.47%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.70%) SAP
3 30 (3.92%) Oracle
4 19 (2.48%) IBM
5 15 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 11 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.44%) Citrix
7 9 (1.17%) Cisco
7 9 (1.17%) Cognos
7 9 (1.17%) Planview
8 8 (1.04%) HP
8 8 (1.04%) VMware
9 7 (0.91%) Google
10 5 (0.65%) Apple
10 5 (0.65%) WorldPay
11 4 (0.52%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.52%) Splunk
11 4 (0.52%) Adobe
12 3 (0.39%) EMC
12 3 (0.39%) Niku
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