The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 136 131 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -39
Contract jobs citing MS Project 368 403 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.66% 2.05%
As % of the Applications category 13.48% 13.50% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 243 383
Average daily rate
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£425 £423 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £187.50 £22.00 £29.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+752.27% -25.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-58.00% +47.05%
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2729 2985 3376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.63% 12.29% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1776 1878 2108
Average daily rate £350 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £194 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 170 230
Average hourly rate £17.99 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
England

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 1 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 1 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 +29 91 £415 -7.77% 15
Brentford - 9 £450 -
Canary Wharf +3 5 £475 +72.72%
Croydon +4 4 £325 -20.73%
Uxbridge +3 3 £400 -4.76%
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Westminster - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 352 (48.55%) Project Management
2 351 (48.41%) MS Excel
3 283 (39.03%) Microsoft
4 275 (37.93%) Finance
5 270 (37.24%) PRINCE2
6 232 (32.00%) MS Office
7 185 (25.52%) MS PowerPoint
8 183 (25.24%) MS Visio
9 119 (16.41%) Banking
10 117 (16.14%) Project Planning
11 110 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 106 (14.62%) SharePoint
13 97 (13.38%) Degree
14 86 (11.86%) Change Management
15 81 (11.17%) PMI Certification
16 72 (9.93%) Programme Management
17 64 (8.83%) ITIL
17 64 (8.83%) Business Analysis
18 62 (8.55%) MS Project Server
19 61 (8.41%) QA
20 58 (8.00%) Windows
20 58 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
21 55 (7.59%) Risk Management
22 53 (7.31%) PMP
23 50 (6.90%) PMI
23 50 (6.90%) SAP
24 49 (6.76%) Security Cleared
25 46 (6.34%) Management Information System
26 45 (6.21%) Retail
26 45 (6.21%) Migration

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 106 (14.62%) SharePoint
2 62 (8.55%) MS Project Server
3 18 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (1.24%) CMS
5 8 (1.10%) Confluence
6 7 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.97%) Lync
7 6 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.69%) IIS
9 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.28%) Apache
10 2 (0.28%) Documentum
11 1 (0.14%) MindAlign
11 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 351 (48.41%) MS Excel
2 232 (32.00%) MS Office
3 185 (25.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 183 (25.24%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (1.38%) Photoshop
7 8 (1.10%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.83%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.83%) InDesign
8 6 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.28%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.55%) SAP SRM
3 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.28%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.28%) Summit
4 2 (0.28%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.28%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) PaaS
2 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.34%) LAN
2 12 (1.66%) Intranet
3 10 (1.38%) SAN
4 8 (1.10%) Firewall
5 7 (0.97%) Extranet
6 6 (0.83%) WAN
7 5 (0.69%) VPN
8 4 (0.55%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.55%) SSL
8 4 (0.55%) SDH
8 4 (0.55%) Internet
8 4 (0.55%) DWDM
9 3 (0.41%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.41%) MPLS
9 3 (0.41%) Wireless
9 3 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.28%) ISDN
10 2 (0.28%) DNS
10 2 (0.28%) HTTP
10 2 (0.28%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.38%) QlikView
3 8 (1.10%) MS Access
4 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.41%) Big Data
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.14%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.14%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (3.72%) JIRA
2 6 (0.83%) Axure RP
2 6 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.41%) Subversion
3 3 (0.41%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.28%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.28%) Toad
4 2 (0.28%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.14%) LSMW
5 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.14%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.14%) PVCS
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 275 (37.93%) Finance
2 119 (16.41%) Banking
3 45 (6.21%) Retail
4 43 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.41%) Marketing
6 31 (4.28%) Legal
7 23 (3.17%) Back Office
8 22 (3.03%) Law
8 22 (3.03%) Publishing
9 19 (2.62%) Advertising
10 18 (2.48%) Telecoms
10 18 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (2.07%) Front Office
12 14 (1.93%) Retail Banking
13 11 (1.52%) Manufacturing
14 9 (1.24%) Billing
15 7 (0.97%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.55%) Games
17 3 (0.41%) Electronics
18 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 218 (30.07%) Project Manager
2 127 (17.52%) Analyst
3 70 (9.66%) Business Analyst
4 60 (8.28%) Project Planner
5 41 (5.66%) PMO Analyst
5 41 (5.66%) Coordinator
6 34 (4.69%) Project Coordinator
7 32 (4.41%) Project Officer
8 27 (3.72%) Programme Manager
9 25 (3.45%) Project Support Officer
10 23 (3.17%) Consultant
11 21 (2.90%) Test Manager
12 16 (2.21%) Senior Manager
12 16 (2.21%) PMO Manager
13 15 (2.07%) Architect
14 14 (1.93%) Programme Planner
15 13 (1.79%) SAP Manager
15 13 (1.79%) Infrastructure Manager
15 13 (1.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 13 (1.79%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.93%) .NET
2 10 (1.38%) HTML
3 9 (1.24%) Flash
4 8 (1.10%) XML
5 5 (0.69%) CSS
5 5 (0.69%) JSP
5 5 (0.69%) Web Services
6 4 (0.55%) Struts
6 4 (0.55%) Swing
6 4 (0.55%) Spring
7 3 (0.41%) Middleware
8 2 (0.28%) J2EE
8 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.14%) OLE
9 1 (0.14%) WAP
9 1 (0.14%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.14%) COM+
9 1 (0.14%) Servlets
9 1 (0.14%) SOAP
9 1 (0.14%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.90%) PMI
2 46 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.66%) Derivative
4 11 (1.52%) Equities
4 11 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.38%) NHS
6 8 (1.10%) FMCG
6 8 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.10%) Taxonomies
7 7 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.83%) CESG
9 4 (0.55%) DTV
9 4 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.55%) Replication
10 3 (0.41%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.41%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.41%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.41%) Biometrics
10 3 (0.41%) EPoS
11 2 (0.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.00%) Windows
2 25 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 14 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (1.52%) UNIX
5 9 (1.24%) Windows XP
5 9 (1.24%) Linux
6 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.10%) Windows 2000
6 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.10%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.69%) Android
7 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.55%) pSOS
9 2 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (48.55%) Project Management
2 270 (37.24%) PRINCE2
3 117 (16.14%) Project Planning
4 110 (15.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (11.86%) Change Management
6 72 (9.93%) Programme Management
7 64 (8.83%) ITIL
7 64 (8.83%) Business Analysis
8 58 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (7.59%) Risk Management
10 45 (6.21%) Migration
10 45 (6.21%) Change Control
11 37 (5.10%) Dependency Management
12 33 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (4.28%) Service Delivery
14 29 (4.00%) Asset Management
14 29 (4.00%) Time Management
15 26 (3.59%) Scrum
16 25 (3.45%) Document Management
16 25 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.10%) SQL
2 15 (2.07%) VBA
2 15 (2.07%) Java
3 9 (1.24%) C
4 7 (0.97%) C#
5 6 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.28%) Perl
7 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.28%) VBScript
8 1 (0.14%) VB6
8 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.14%) Python
8 1 (0.14%) VB
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (13.38%) Degree
2 81 (11.17%) PMI Certification
3 53 (7.31%) PMP
4 49 (6.76%) Security Cleared
5 39 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 37 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 34 (4.69%) SC Cleared
8 22 (3.03%) ISEB
9 12 (1.66%) DV Cleared
10 9 (1.24%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.97%) CISSP
11 7 (0.97%) MAPM
12 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.55%) CEH
15 3 (0.41%) CISA
15 3 (0.41%) MBA
15 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
16 2 (0.28%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.41%) QA
2 10 (1.38%) SLA
3 9 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.10%) P3O
5 5 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.41%) Basel III
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) EMIR
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.41%) XenApp
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) SCOM
3 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 283 (39.03%) Microsoft
2 50 (6.90%) SAP
3 31 (4.28%) Oracle
4 23 (3.17%) HP
5 22 (3.03%) Cisco
6 19 (2.62%) IBM
7 15 (2.07%) VMware
8 14 (1.93%) Adobe
9 11 (1.52%) Citrix
10 10 (1.38%) Yardi
10 10 (1.38%) Kofax
10 10 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.24%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.83%) Apple
13 5 (0.69%) Casewise
13 5 (0.69%) Planview
13 5 (0.69%) Remedy
13 5 (0.69%) BMC
13 5 (0.69%) Murex
14 4 (0.55%) Informatica
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