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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 197 174 121
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -53
Contract jobs citing MS Project 269 318 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.19% 1.37% 1.78%
As % of the Applications category 11.95% 12.70% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 223 328
Median daily rate £414 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £95.00 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.69%
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
2251 2504 2898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.98% 10.80% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1744 1942
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 121 179
Median hourly rate £16.29 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -12 29 £425 +6.25% 13
Canary Wharf +1 5 £250 -62.96%
Croydon -10 5 £325 -38.38%
Feltham -3 3 £176 -55.55%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £380 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £250 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 292 (56.59%) Project Management
2 244 (47.29%) MS Excel
3 215 (41.67%) Finance
4 184 (35.66%) Microsoft
5 168 (32.56%) PRINCE2
6 141 (27.33%) MS Visio
7 128 (24.81%) MS Office
8 126 (24.42%) MS PowerPoint
9 124 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 86 (16.67%) Project Planning
12 82 (15.89%) Banking
13 77 (14.92%) Change Management
14 72 (13.95%) SharePoint
15 65 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
16 61 (11.82%) Security Cleared
17 53 (10.27%) Programme Management
18 52 (10.08%) Migration
19 50 (9.69%) Waterfall
20 45 (8.72%) ITIL
21 43 (8.33%) Risk Management
22 42 (8.14%) Business Analysis
23 41 (7.95%) SC Cleared
24 39 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 35 (6.78%) PMI Certification
25 35 (6.78%) CRM
25 35 (6.78%) JIRA
26 32 (6.20%) Scrum
26 32 (6.20%) Law
27 31 (6.01%) Change Control

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 72 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.10%) MS Project Server
3 9 (1.74%) Confluence
4 8 (1.55%) IBM Notes
4 8 (1.55%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.58%) CMS
8 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.39%) SAP EP
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 244 (47.29%) MS Excel
2 141 (27.33%) MS Visio
3 128 (24.81%) MS Office
4 126 (24.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (3.10%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.39%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.36%) Primavera
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.58%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.58%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.39%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.39%) Summit
6 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.29%) Office 365
2 8 (1.55%) G Suite
3 6 (1.16%) Basecamp
4 5 (0.97%) PaaS
4 5 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.97%) Trello
5 3 (0.58%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.52%) Extranet
2 12 (2.33%) Internet
3 10 (1.94%) HTTP
3 10 (1.94%) Intranet
4 9 (1.74%) FTP
5 7 (1.36%) Firewall
6 6 (1.16%) DNS
6 6 (1.16%) Network Security
7 5 (0.97%) CTI
8 3 (0.58%) DSL
8 3 (0.58%) LAN
9 2 (0.39%) SAN
9 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) Broadband
10 1 (0.19%) GSM
10 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.19%) MPLS
10 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.19%) VoIP
10 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.58%) Power BI
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) Big Data
7 2 (0.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (0.39%) KDB
7 2 (0.39%) MS Access
7 2 (0.39%) MySQL
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.19%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 35 (6.78%) JIRA
2 6 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.78%) LSMW
3 4 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.58%) Subversion
4 3 (0.58%) VersionOne
5 2 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) QAComplete
6 1 (0.19%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 215 (41.67%) Finance
2 82 (15.89%) Banking
3 32 (6.20%) Law
4 28 (5.43%) Retail
5 21 (4.07%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.88%) Investment Banking
7 17 (3.29%) Legal
8 15 (2.91%) Billing
9 10 (1.94%) Marketing
10 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.36%) Front Office
12 6 (1.16%) Advertising
13 5 (0.97%) Back Office
13 5 (0.97%) Publishing
13 5 (0.97%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.78%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.78%) Local Government
14 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.58%) Games
15 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 197 (38.18%) Project Manager
2 89 (17.25%) Analyst
3 38 (7.36%) Business Analyst
4 35 (6.78%) IT Manager
5 34 (6.59%) IT Project Manager
6 29 (5.62%) PMO Analyst
7 22 (4.26%) Project Planner
8 20 (3.88%) Technical Manager
9 19 (3.68%) Technical Project Manager
10 18 (3.49%) PMO Manager
10 18 (3.49%) Project Analyst
11 17 (3.29%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (3.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 17 (3.29%) Senior Manager
11 17 (3.29%) Support Officer
12 16 (3.10%) Programme Planner
13 15 (2.91%) Senior Project Manager
14 13 (2.52%) PMO Planner
15 12 (2.33%) Project Officer
15 12 (2.33%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.94%) .NET
2 9 (1.74%) Middleware
3 7 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (1.16%) Web Services
5 5 (0.97%) XML
6 4 (0.78%) CSS
6 4 (0.78%) HTML
6 4 (0.78%) SOAP
7 3 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (0.58%) REST
7 3 (0.58%) Velocity
8 2 (0.39%) Ajax
8 2 (0.39%) CSS3
8 2 (0.39%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.39%) jQuery
8 2 (0.39%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.39%) Spring
8 2 (0.39%) STL
8 2 (0.39%) WebSockets
8 2 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 24 (4.65%) PMI
4 21 (4.07%) Virtual Team
5 18 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.91%) Equities
7 14 (2.71%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.74%) Tandem
8 9 (1.74%) User Experience
9 7 (1.36%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.16%) Derivative
10 6 (1.16%) FMCG
11 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.78%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.78%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.78%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.23%) Windows
2 13 (2.52%) Unix
3 8 (1.55%) Linux
4 7 (1.36%) Windows Phone
4 7 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.16%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.39%) Android
6 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.39%) pSOS
6 2 (0.39%) Solaris
6 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) AIX
7 1 (0.19%) VMS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (56.59%) Project Management
2 168 (32.56%) PRINCE2
3 124 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 77 (14.92%) Change Management
7 53 (10.27%) Programme Management
8 52 (10.08%) Migration
9 50 (9.69%) Waterfall
10 45 (8.72%) ITIL
11 43 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 42 (8.14%) Business Analysis
13 35 (6.78%) CRM
14 32 (6.20%) Scrum
15 31 (6.01%) Change Control
16 27 (5.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 26 (5.04%) Dependency Management
17 26 (5.04%) Matrix Organization
17 26 (5.04%) SDLC
18 25 (4.84%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.84%) SQL
2 10 (1.94%) VBA
3 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
3 6 (1.16%) VB
4 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.39%) C
7 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.19%) Java
8 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 41 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 35 (6.78%) PMI Certification
5 27 (5.23%) Degree
6 19 (3.68%) APMP
7 17 (3.29%) PMP
8 12 (2.33%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.55%) CISSP
10 8 (1.55%) ISEB
11 7 (1.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.36%) MAPM
12 6 (1.16%) CISM
12 6 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.16%) MCSE
12 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.58%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.07%) QA
2 10 (1.94%) MiFID
3 9 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.78%) P3O
7 3 (0.58%) EMIR
7 3 (0.58%) FATCA
8 2 (0.39%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.19%) COBIT
9 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.19%) GCP
9 1 (0.19%) GxP
9 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.19%) SLA
9 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.55%) XenApp
3 7 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (1.16%) UAG
4 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) Backup Exec
1 6 (1.16%) IBM BigFix
1 6 (1.16%) SCOM
1 6 (1.16%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 184 (35.66%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.23%) SAP
3 24 (4.65%) Oracle
4 15 (2.91%) Google
5 13 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.55%) Apple
6 8 (1.55%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.55%) IBM
6 8 (1.55%) Lotus
6 8 (1.55%) Symantec
7 7 (1.36%) Citrix
7 7 (1.36%) VMware
8 6 (1.16%) Cognos
9 4 (0.78%) Adobe
9 4 (0.78%) HP
10 3 (0.58%) Avaya
10 3 (0.58%) Cisco
10 3 (0.58%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.58%) Sage
10 3 (0.58%) Siebel
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