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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / London
Rank 192 179 156
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Project 243 289 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.38% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category 13.24% 12.59% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 191 246
Median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.67
% change year-on-year
- +98.04%

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
1836 2295 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.44% 10.93% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1470 1560
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 111
Median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £33.90 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -24 25 £500 +14.28% 14
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Hounslow +1 2 - - 1
Westminster -5 2 £338 -15.09%
Feltham - 2 - - 2
Canary Wharf -1 1 - -
Hackney - 1 £375 -
Brentford - 1 £500 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 281 (55.64%) MS Excel
2 236 (46.73%) Project Management
3 214 (42.38%) Finance
4 161 (31.88%) MS Visio
5 159 (31.49%) PRINCE2
6 156 (30.89%) Microsoft
7 147 (29.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 128 (25.35%) MS Office
9 117 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 100 (19.80%) Security Cleared
12 95 (18.81%) Project Planning
13 77 (15.25%) SC Cleared
14 74 (14.65%) SharePoint
15 73 (14.46%) Programme Management
15 73 (14.46%) Banking
16 63 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
17 60 (11.88%) Change Management
18 54 (10.69%) Risk Management
19 48 (9.50%) Waterfall
20 45 (8.91%) PMP
21 41 (8.12%) Migration
22 40 (7.92%) Dependency Management
23 38 (7.52%) Resource Management
24 35 (6.93%) Legal
25 34 (6.73%) JIRA
25 34 (6.73%) Change Control
26 33 (6.53%) Information Management
27 32 (6.34%) ERP
27 32 (6.34%) SAP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (14.65%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.96%) Confluence
3 11 (2.18%) MS Project Server
4 5 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.40%) CMS
6 2 (0.40%) Drupal
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) SAS
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 281 (55.64%) MS Excel
2 161 (31.88%) MS Visio
3 147 (29.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 128 (25.35%) MS Office
5 18 (3.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (3.17%) Primavera
3 6 (1.19%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.20%) Tercero
7 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.78%) Office 365
2 8 (1.58%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.19%) SaaS
4 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.79%) IaaS
4 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.59%) PaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.40%) G Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.19%) Firewall
2 4 (0.79%) Intranet
3 3 (0.59%) LAN
4 2 (0.40%) DSL
4 2 (0.40%) WAN
5 1 (0.20%) CTI
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
5 1 (0.20%) GSM
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.58%) Power BI
4 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.19%) Text Mining
6 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.59%) Big Data
7 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.40%) MS Access
8 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.20%) DataStage
9 1 (0.20%) OLAP
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (6.73%) JIRA
2 7 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.40%) NUnit
4 2 (0.40%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.20%) QAComplete
5 1 (0.20%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 214 (42.38%) Finance
2 73 (14.46%) Banking
3 35 (6.93%) Legal
4 23 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.16%) Law
6 14 (2.77%) Retail
7 10 (1.98%) Advertising
7 10 (1.98%) Marketing
8 9 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.58%) Back Office
9 8 (1.58%) Billing
9 8 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.39%) Front Office
11 6 (1.19%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.99%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.79%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.40%) Electronics
14 2 (0.40%) Military
14 2 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (28.71%) Project Manager
2 87 (17.23%) Analyst
3 38 (7.52%) Project Planner
4 36 (7.13%) Business Analyst
5 30 (5.94%) PMO Analyst
6 29 (5.74%) Support Officer
7 27 (5.35%) Programme Planner
7 27 (5.35%) Project Officer
8 25 (4.95%) Project Support Officer
9 23 (4.55%) Architect
9 23 (4.55%) IT Manager
10 22 (4.36%) Senior Manager
11 20 (3.96%) Project Analyst
12 19 (3.76%) IT Project Manager
13 17 (3.37%) Coordinator
13 17 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
15 15 (2.97%) Project Coordinator
15 15 (2.97%) Senior Business Analyst
16 14 (2.77%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.18%) Velocity
2 9 (1.78%) .NET
3 5 (0.99%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (0.79%) REST
4 4 (0.79%) Web Services
5 3 (0.59%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.59%) Entity Framework
5 3 (0.59%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (0.59%) MDX
5 3 (0.59%) Ninject
5 3 (0.59%) WCF
5 3 (0.59%) XML
6 2 (0.40%) Ajax
6 2 (0.40%) jQuery
6 2 (0.40%) JSON
6 2 (0.40%) Node.js
6 2 (0.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.36%) Virtual Team
4 15 (2.97%) PMI
5 14 (2.77%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.18%) User Experience
7 8 (1.58%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.39%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.19%) Derivative
9 6 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.99%) e-Learning
10 5 (0.99%) Equities
10 5 (0.99%) FMCG
11 4 (0.79%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.59%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.59%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.77%) Windows
2 5 (0.99%) Unix
2 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.40%) Linux
3 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.20%) Android
4 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.20%) pSOS
4 1 (0.20%) Solaris
4 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (46.73%) Project Management
2 159 (31.49%) PRINCE2
3 117 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (18.81%) Project Planning
6 73 (14.46%) Programme Management
7 60 (11.88%) Change Management
8 54 (10.69%) Risk Management
9 48 (9.50%) Waterfall
10 41 (8.12%) Migration
11 40 (7.92%) Dependency Management
12 38 (7.52%) Resource Management
13 34 (6.73%) Change Control
14 33 (6.53%) Information Management
15 32 (6.34%) ERP
16 31 (6.14%) ITIL
17 29 (5.74%) CRM
18 28 (5.54%) Data Modelling
19 26 (5.15%) Matrix Organization
20 23 (4.55%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.97%) SQL
2 11 (2.18%) VBA
3 7 (1.39%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.19%) VB
5 5 (0.99%) C
5 5 (0.99%) C++
6 3 (0.59%) C#
6 3 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.20%) R
8 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (19.80%) Security Cleared
2 77 (15.25%) SC Cleared
3 45 (8.91%) PMP
4 31 (6.14%) Degree
5 26 (5.15%) PMI Certification
6 24 (4.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 23 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 22 (4.36%) DV Cleared
9 14 (2.77%) APMP
10 8 (1.58%) ISEB
10 8 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.79%) MAPM
13 2 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.20%) CAPM
14 1 (0.20%) CISSP
14 1 (0.20%) HNC
14 1 (0.20%) HND
14 1 (0.20%) NVQ Level 3
14 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.75%) QA
2 8 (1.58%) P3O
3 7 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.99%) MiFID
4 5 (0.99%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.59%) EMIR
6 2 (0.40%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.40%) FATCA
6 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) BS25999
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.20%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) GxP
7 1 (0.20%) SLA
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.40%) XenApp
1 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 156 (30.89%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.34%) SAP
3 13 (2.57%) Oracle
4 10 (1.98%) CheckPoint
5 7 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.19%) Adobe
6 6 (1.19%) HP
7 4 (0.79%) Avaya
7 4 (0.79%) Planview
8 3 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco
8 3 (0.59%) iManage
9 2 (0.40%) Google
9 2 (0.40%) Progress
9 2 (0.40%) Remedy
9 2 (0.40%) SmartStream
9 2 (0.40%) Thunderhead
9 2 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.20%) Actimize
10 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
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