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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 140 144 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -43
Contract jobs citing MS Project 371 396 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.57% 1.91%
As % of the Applications category 13.15% 13.27% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 232 370
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £187.50 £22.00 £77.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+752.27% -71.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +17.96%
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
2821 2985 3357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.62% 11.84% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1833 1881 2139
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 168 228
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.48 £26.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +43 97 £425 -9.09% 26
Brentford - 8 £450 - 2
Canary Wharf +4 7 £450 +27.84%
Croydon +4 6 £338 -16.56% 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 353 (48.89%) MS Excel
1 353 (48.89%) Project Management
2 283 (39.20%) Microsoft
3 270 (37.40%) Finance
4 261 (36.15%) PRINCE2
5 220 (30.47%) MS Office
6 190 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 182 (25.21%) MS Visio
8 124 (17.17%) Banking
9 119 (16.48%) Project Planning
10 110 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 96 (13.30%) SharePoint
12 94 (13.02%) Degree
13 89 (12.33%) Change Management
14 77 (10.66%) PMI Certification
15 69 (9.56%) ITIL
16 68 (9.42%) Windows
17 66 (9.14%) Business Analysis
18 65 (9.00%) Programme Management
19 60 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
19 60 (8.31%) QA
20 53 (7.34%) PMP
21 52 (7.20%) Migration
22 51 (7.06%) SAP
23 50 (6.93%) Investment Banking
23 50 (6.93%) Security Cleared
24 49 (6.79%) MS Project Server
24 49 (6.79%) Risk Management
25 45 (6.23%) PMI
26 44 (6.09%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 96 (13.30%) SharePoint
2 49 (6.79%) MS Project Server
3 19 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (1.52%) CMS
5 10 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.25%) Confluence
6 9 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.25%) IIS
7 8 (1.11%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.97%) Lync
9 6 (0.83%) Apache
10 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.69%) Documentum
10 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 353 (48.89%) MS Excel
2 220 (30.47%) MS Office
3 190 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 182 (25.21%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (1.52%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.97%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.83%) InDesign
8 6 (0.83%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.42%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.14%) SPSS
10 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.55%) SAP SRM
3 3 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.28%) Summit
4 2 (0.28%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
5 1 (0.14%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.49%) LAN
2 13 (1.80%) Intranet
3 11 (1.52%) Firewall
3 11 (1.52%) WAN
4 10 (1.39%) SAN
5 8 (1.11%) SSL
5 8 (1.11%) Extranet
6 5 (0.69%) VPN
7 4 (0.55%) HTTP
7 4 (0.55%) Internet
7 4 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.42%) MPLS
8 3 (0.42%) Wireless
8 3 (0.42%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.28%) SDH
9 2 (0.28%) DNS
9 2 (0.28%) ISDN
9 2 (0.28%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.80%) MS Access
3 9 (1.25%) QlikView
4 6 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.42%) Big Data
6 3 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.14%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (3.74%) JIRA
2 6 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.83%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.55%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.42%) RequisitePro
4 3 (0.42%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.42%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.42%) Subversion
5 2 (0.28%) LSMW
5 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.28%) Toad
5 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.14%) PVCS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
General
1 270 (37.40%) Finance
2 124 (17.17%) Banking
3 50 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 41 (5.68%) Retail
5 33 (4.57%) Legal
6 28 (3.88%) Marketing
7 20 (2.77%) Advertising
7 20 (2.77%) Publishing
8 19 (2.63%) Law
8 19 (2.63%) Back Office
9 17 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (2.35%) Front Office
10 12 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.66%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.25%) Billing
12 3 (0.42%) Electronics
12 3 (0.42%) Local Government
13 2 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 217 (30.06%) Project Manager
2 128 (17.73%) Analyst
3 69 (9.56%) Business Analyst
4 57 (7.89%) Project Planner
5 39 (5.40%) Coordinator
6 36 (4.99%) PMO Analyst
7 32 (4.43%) Project Coordinator
8 25 (3.46%) Programme Manager
8 25 (3.46%) Project Officer
9 24 (3.32%) Consultant
10 21 (2.91%) Project Support Officer
11 19 (2.63%) Senior Manager
11 19 (2.63%) PMO Manager
12 17 (2.35%) Test Manager
13 16 (2.22%) Programme Planner
14 15 (2.08%) Senior Project Manager
15 14 (1.94%) Infrastructure Manager
15 14 (1.94%) Architect
15 14 (1.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 14 (1.94%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.19%) .NET
2 12 (1.66%) XML
3 9 (1.25%) Web Services
4 7 (0.97%) HTML
4 7 (0.97%) Flash
5 5 (0.69%) CSS
5 5 (0.69%) JSP
6 4 (0.55%) Spring
6 4 (0.55%) Swing
6 4 (0.55%) STL
6 4 (0.55%) Struts
6 4 (0.55%) JMS
7 3 (0.42%) Middleware
8 2 (0.28%) Java EE
8 2 (0.28%) J2EE
8 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.14%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.14%) REST
9 1 (0.14%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.23%) PMI
2 44 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.80%) Derivative
4 11 (1.52%) Fixed Income
5 10 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.39%) NHS
5 10 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.25%) Equities
7 8 (1.11%) Taxonomies
8 7 (0.97%) FMCG
9 6 (0.83%) CESG
9 6 (0.83%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.55%) Replication
10 4 (0.55%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.55%) DTV
10 4 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.42%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.42%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.42%) EPoS
11 3 (0.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.42%) Windows
2 26 (3.60%) Windows 7
3 15 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (1.94%) Linux
5 12 (1.66%) UNIX
6 9 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.11%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.97%) Windows 2000
8 7 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.55%) pSOS
9 4 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.55%) Android
10 2 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (48.89%) Project Management
2 261 (36.15%) PRINCE2
3 119 (16.48%) Project Planning
4 110 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (12.33%) Change Management
6 69 (9.56%) ITIL
7 66 (9.14%) Business Analysis
8 65 (9.00%) Programme Management
9 60 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (7.20%) Migration
11 49 (6.79%) Risk Management
12 36 (4.99%) Change Control
12 36 (4.99%) Service Delivery
13 35 (4.85%) Dependency Management
14 28 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (3.60%) Document Management
15 26 (3.60%) CRM
15 26 (3.60%) Time Management
16 25 (3.46%) Workflow
16 25 (3.46%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.96%) SQL
2 18 (2.49%) Java
3 14 (1.94%) VBA
4 11 (1.52%) C#
5 6 (0.83%) C
6 5 (0.69%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.69%) C++
6 5 (0.69%) Python
7 4 (0.55%) Jython
7 4 (0.55%) Korn
7 4 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.55%) C-shell
7 4 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.28%) VBScript
9 2 (0.28%) Perl
9 2 (0.28%) Scala
10 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.14%) Groovy
10 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 94 (13.02%) Degree
2 77 (10.66%) PMI Certification
3 53 (7.34%) PMP
4 50 (6.93%) Security Cleared
5 39 (5.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 38 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 34 (4.71%) SC Cleared
8 21 (2.91%) ISEB
9 13 (1.80%) DV Cleared
10 9 (1.25%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.97%) MAPM
11 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.97%) CISSP
12 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.55%) CEH
14 3 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.42%) APMP
14 3 (0.42%) CISA
14 3 (0.42%) MBA
14 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.31%) QA
2 10 (1.39%) SLA
3 8 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.83%) P3O
4 6 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.42%) Basel III
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.42%) XenApp
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.55%) SCCM
3 2 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 283 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.06%) SAP
3 42 (5.82%) Oracle
4 26 (3.60%) HP
5 22 (3.05%) Cisco
6 16 (2.22%) VMware
6 16 (2.22%) IBM
7 13 (1.80%) Adobe
8 12 (1.66%) Citrix
9 9 (1.25%) Yardi
9 9 (1.25%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.25%) Kofax
10 6 (0.83%) Apple
11 5 (0.69%) Murex
11 5 (0.69%) Business Objects
11 5 (0.69%) Casewise
12 4 (0.55%) Planview
12 4 (0.55%) JBoss
12 4 (0.55%) Juniper
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