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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 135 139 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 347 348 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.63% 1.57% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 15.61% 13.24% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 240 223
Average daily rate
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£404 £413 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £58.85 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.46% +167.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +4.47%
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
2223 2628 2449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.47% 11.88% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1633 1598
Average daily rate £375 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 156 114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 2 March 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
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 2 March 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 +3 70 £388 -17.55% 18
Uxbridge +3 7 - -
Canary Wharf +7 4 £475 -2.56%
Docklands, London +4 2 £400 -20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 417 (53.95%) MS Excel
2 391 (50.58%) Project Management
3 327 (42.30%) PRINCE2
4 295 (38.16%) Finance
5 268 (34.67%) MS Office
6 257 (33.25%) Microsoft
7 205 (26.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 166 (21.47%) MS Visio
9 162 (20.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 149 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
11 132 (17.08%) SharePoint
12 121 (15.65%) Banking
13 118 (15.27%) Change Management
14 111 (14.36%) Project Planning
15 105 (13.58%) PMI Certification
16 89 (11.51%) Degree
17 77 (9.96%) PMP
18 76 (9.83%) Programme Management
19 75 (9.70%) ITIL
20 70 (9.06%) Retail
21 69 (8.93%) SQL
22 65 (8.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 64 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
24 63 (8.15%) Risk Management
25 59 (7.63%) Security Cleared
26 52 (6.73%) Business Analysis
26 52 (6.73%) Migration
27 50 (6.47%) Windows
28 48 (6.21%) Change Control
29 46 (5.95%) SAP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 132 (17.08%) SharePoint
2 42 (5.43%) MS Project Server
3 9 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.03%) CMS
5 6 (0.78%) Confluence
5 6 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.65%) IIS
7 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.52%) Apache
8 3 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.26%) SAS
9 2 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.26%) JBoss
9 2 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 417 (53.95%) MS Excel
2 268 (34.67%) MS Office
3 205 (26.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 166 (21.47%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.39%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) SAP FI
1 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (0.65%) SAP GRC
1 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.52%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.26%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.52%) SaaS
1 4 (0.52%) Trello
2 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.81%) LAN
1 14 (1.81%) WAN
2 12 (1.55%) Intranet
3 7 (0.91%) SAN
3 7 (0.91%) Firewall
4 5 (0.65%) VPN
4 5 (0.65%) DNS
4 5 (0.65%) DHCP
5 4 (0.52%) HTTP
5 4 (0.52%) SSL
5 4 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.39%) Wireless
6 3 (0.39%) VLAN
6 3 (0.39%) MPLS
6 3 (0.39%) RFID
6 3 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.39%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.26%) Internet
7 2 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.52%) MS Access
4 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.39%) Big Data
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.39%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.39%) MySQL
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.13%) OLAP
7 1 (0.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 21 (2.72%) JIRA
2 4 (0.52%) RequisitePro
2 4 (0.52%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (0.52%) JUnit
2 4 (0.52%) TestDirector
2 4 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (0.52%) Rational Robot
2 4 (0.52%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.39%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.26%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.26%) LSMW
4 2 (0.26%) Subversion
4 2 (0.26%) Maven
4 2 (0.26%) Ant
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 295 (38.16%) Finance
2 121 (15.65%) Banking
3 70 (9.06%) Retail
4 39 (5.05%) Legal
5 37 (4.79%) Law
6 31 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 27 (3.49%) Marketing
8 26 (3.36%) Investment Banking
9 21 (2.72%) Retail Banking
10 17 (2.20%) French Language
11 15 (1.94%) Back Office
12 12 (1.55%) Front Office
12 12 (1.55%) Local Government
12 12 (1.55%) Publishing
13 10 (1.29%) Financial Institution
14 9 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (1.16%) Advertising
15 6 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.65%) Billing
17 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 263 (34.02%) Project Manager
2 123 (15.91%) Analyst
3 62 (8.02%) Business Analyst
4 38 (4.92%) Programme Planner
5 37 (4.79%) Coordinator
6 36 (4.66%) PMO Analyst
7 34 (4.40%) Project Planner
8 31 (4.01%) Consultant
9 28 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
9 28 (3.62%) Programme Office Support
10 27 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 27 (3.49%) Project Coordinator
11 25 (3.23%) Programme Manager
12 24 (3.10%) PMO Manager
13 20 (2.59%) Senior Manager
14 18 (2.33%) Project Officer
15 17 (2.20%) Developer
15 17 (2.20%) IT Project Manager
16 16 (2.07%) Business Manager
17 15 (1.94%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.62%) .NET
2 18 (2.33%) XML
3 11 (1.42%) STL
4 10 (1.29%) HTML
5 9 (1.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (1.16%) Web Services
6 8 (1.03%) CSS
7 5 (0.65%) SOAP
8 4 (0.52%) JMS
8 4 (0.52%) Hibernate
8 4 (0.52%) Spring
9 3 (0.39%) jQuery
9 3 (0.39%) Ajax
9 3 (0.39%) HTML5
9 3 (0.39%) Middleware
9 3 (0.39%) Struts
9 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.26%) COM
10 2 (0.26%) J2EE
10 2 (0.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.53%) PMI
3 23 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 18 (2.33%) Derivative
5 11 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.42%) Equities
6 10 (1.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 10 (1.29%) User Experience
7 9 (1.16%) Grid Computing
8 7 (0.91%) NHS
9 6 (0.78%) Clustering
9 6 (0.78%) CESG
9 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.78%) FMCG
10 4 (0.52%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.52%) W3C
10 4 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.47%) Windows
2 23 (2.98%) Windows 7
3 15 (1.94%) UNIX
4 11 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.29%) Linux
6 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.39%) Android
8 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (50.58%) Project Management
2 327 (42.30%) PRINCE2
3 162 (20.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 149 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
5 118 (15.27%) Change Management
6 111 (14.36%) Project Planning
7 76 (9.83%) Programme Management
8 75 (9.70%) ITIL
9 63 (8.15%) Risk Management
10 52 (6.73%) Migration
10 52 (6.73%) Business Analysis
11 48 (6.21%) Change Control
12 38 (4.92%) Resource Management
13 36 (4.66%) Waterfall
13 36 (4.66%) Scrum
14 32 (4.14%) Business Transformation
15 30 (3.88%) Service Delivery
16 28 (3.62%) Portfolio Management
17 27 (3.49%) Coaching
18 26 (3.36%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 69 (8.93%) SQL
2 19 (2.46%) Java
3 16 (2.07%) C#
4 12 (1.55%) C++
4 12 (1.55%) Python
5 8 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.03%) C
6 7 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 7 (0.91%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.65%) VBScript
7 5 (0.65%) VB
8 4 (0.52%) Jython
8 4 (0.52%) VBA
9 2 (0.26%) Korn
9 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.26%) C-shell
9 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 105 (13.58%) PMI Certification
2 89 (11.51%) Degree
3 77 (9.96%) PMP
4 65 (8.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 59 (7.63%) Security Cleared
6 46 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 36 (4.66%) SC Cleared
8 31 (4.01%) APMP
9 18 (2.33%) ISEB
10 14 (1.81%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.29%) VCP4
12 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.65%) MCTS
15 4 (0.52%) MBA
15 4 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 4 (0.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
15 4 (0.52%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.82%) QA
2 17 (2.20%) P3O
3 9 (1.16%) PMBOK
4 7 (0.91%) SLA
4 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.78%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.52%) EMIR
6 4 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) Basel III
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) Basel II
8 1 (0.13%) COREP
System Software
1 21 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.26%) XenServer
5 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.65%) SCDPM
2 5 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (0.65%) SCCM
2 5 (0.65%) SCOM
2 5 (0.65%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 257 (33.25%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.95%) SAP
3 42 (5.43%) Oracle
4 27 (3.49%) IBM
5 23 (2.98%) Citrix
6 22 (2.85%) VMware
7 20 (2.59%) HP
8 12 (1.55%) Cisco
9 8 (1.03%) Adobe
10 7 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 7 (0.91%) Primavera
11 6 (0.78%) Planview
11 6 (0.78%) Cognos
11 6 (0.78%) EMC
11 6 (0.78%) Lotus
12 5 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.65%) Google
12 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.65%) Symantec
12 5 (0.65%) McAfee
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £380 - £413 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £306 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £290 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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