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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 134 126 101
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 381 347 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.61% 1.85%
As % of the Applications category 13.21% 13.17% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 242 350
Average daily rate £400 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £600 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.80% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £38.79 £23.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.65% +43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2884 2634 3345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.92% 12.19% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1841 1690 2039
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 126 170
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 89 £400 -11.11% 19
Uxbridge +2 6 £400 -39.04%
Canary Wharf +24 5 £500 -
Docklands, London -6 4 £500 +25.00%
Feltham -5 3 £580 +35.67%
Croydon -9 3 £390 -
Dagenham - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Lewisham - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 350 (49.23%) MS Excel
2 337 (47.40%) Project Management
3 278 (39.10%) PRINCE2
4 267 (37.55%) Microsoft
5 262 (36.85%) Finance
6 210 (29.54%) MS Office
7 185 (26.02%) MS PowerPoint
8 182 (25.60%) MS Visio
9 140 (19.69%) Banking
10 104 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 103 (14.49%) Degree
12 102 (14.35%) PMI Certification
13 101 (14.21%) SharePoint
14 94 (13.22%) Change Management
15 93 (13.08%) Project Planning
16 88 (12.38%) Programme Management
17 85 (11.95%) ITIL
18 74 (10.41%) Change Control
19 69 (9.70%) Risk Management
20 65 (9.14%) PMP
21 60 (8.44%) Security Cleared
22 57 (8.02%) Investment Banking
23 54 (7.59%) QA
23 54 (7.59%) PMI
24 52 (7.31%) Business Analysis
25 51 (7.17%) Windows
26 50 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
27 47 (6.61%) SQL
28 46 (6.47%) SAP
29 45 (6.33%) Retail

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 101 (14.21%) SharePoint
2 44 (6.19%) MS Project Server
3 15 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.70%) Lync
9 4 (0.56%) Confluence
9 4 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.56%) Apache
10 2 (0.28%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.28%) CMS
10 2 (0.28%) IIS
10 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.14%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 350 (49.23%) MS Excel
2 210 (29.54%) MS Office
3 185 (26.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 182 (25.60%) MS Visio
5 19 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (1.41%) Acrobat
6 10 (1.41%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.56%) FreeHand
9 3 (0.42%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.42%) InDesign
9 3 (0.42%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.28%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.56%) SAP SRM
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.42%) LatentZero
3 3 (0.42%) Capstone
3 3 (0.42%) Tesseract
3 3 (0.42%) Minerva
3 3 (0.42%) FLEXCUBE
3 3 (0.42%) Finacle
3 3 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.28%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.28%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.14%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.14%) Endur
5 1 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.11%) LAN
2 14 (1.97%) DWDM
2 14 (1.97%) SDH
3 9 (1.27%) Internet
4 7 (0.98%) WAN
5 5 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.70%) SAN
5 5 (0.70%) Intranet
5 5 (0.70%) Multicast
6 4 (0.56%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.56%) LDAP
6 4 (0.56%) FTP
6 4 (0.56%) HTTP
7 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.28%) Wireless
7 2 (0.28%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) VoIP
8 1 (0.14%) WLAN
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.13%) MS Access
3 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.84%) QlikView
5 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) Big Data
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (2.67%) JIRA
2 4 (0.56%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.56%) JUnit
3 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.42%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.28%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.14%) PVCS
5 1 (0.14%) Toad
5 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.14%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 262 (36.85%) Finance
2 140 (19.69%) Banking
3 57 (8.02%) Investment Banking
4 45 (6.33%) Retail
5 40 (5.63%) Telecoms
6 33 (4.64%) Legal
7 28 (3.94%) Marketing
8 27 (3.80%) Law
9 22 (3.09%) Back Office
10 20 (2.81%) Front Office
11 19 (2.67%) Retail Banking
12 17 (2.39%) Financial Institution
13 15 (2.11%) Advertising
13 15 (2.11%) Publishing
14 9 (1.27%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.56%) Local Government
16 4 (0.56%) Games
17 3 (0.42%) Billing
18 2 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 192 (27.00%) Project Manager
2 160 (22.50%) Analyst
3 79 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 53 (7.45%) Project Planner
5 42 (5.91%) PMO Analyst
6 41 (5.77%) Coordinator
7 35 (4.92%) Project Coordinator
8 31 (4.36%) Project Officer
9 30 (4.22%) Programme Manager
10 24 (3.38%) Project Support Officer
11 19 (2.67%) Senior Manager
12 17 (2.39%) Senior Project Manager
13 16 (2.25%) Change Manager
13 16 (2.25%) Delivery Manager
13 16 (2.25%) Support Analyst
14 15 (2.11%) PMO Manager
15 14 (1.97%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 14 (1.97%) Banking Business Analyst
15 14 (1.97%) Project Analyst
15 14 (1.97%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.97%) HTML
2 13 (1.83%) .NET
3 9 (1.27%) XML
4 8 (1.13%) Flash
4 8 (1.13%) CSS
5 6 (0.84%) Middleware
5 6 (0.84%) Web Services
6 5 (0.70%) Rendezvous
6 5 (0.70%) REST
7 4 (0.56%) HTML5
7 4 (0.56%) Spring
7 4 (0.56%) JSON
7 4 (0.56%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.56%) Ajax
7 4 (0.56%) J2EE
7 4 (0.56%) XSL
7 4 (0.56%) XSLT
7 4 (0.56%) JDBC
7 4 (0.56%) JSP
8 1 (0.14%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.59%) PMI
2 35 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 14 (1.97%) Derivative
3 14 (1.97%) Equities
4 11 (1.55%) NHS
5 10 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.27%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.13%) Taxonomies
7 8 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.84%) iPad
9 6 (0.84%) iPhone
9 6 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.84%) IVR
9 6 (0.84%) Replication
10 5 (0.70%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.70%) STB
10 5 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.17%) Windows
2 20 (2.81%) Windows XP
3 19 (2.67%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.97%) UNIX
5 14 (1.97%) Linux
6 13 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.27%) Solaris
8 7 (0.98%) Windows 2000
8 7 (0.98%) Windows Vista
9 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.42%) Android
12 2 (0.28%) pSOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (47.40%) Project Management
2 278 (39.10%) PRINCE2
3 104 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (13.22%) Change Management
5 93 (13.08%) Project Planning
6 88 (12.38%) Programme Management
7 85 (11.95%) ITIL
8 74 (10.41%) Change Control
9 69 (9.70%) Risk Management
10 52 (7.31%) Business Analysis
11 50 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (5.91%) Service Delivery
13 39 (5.49%) Scrum
14 38 (5.34%) PRINCE
15 37 (5.20%) Dependency Management
16 34 (4.78%) Configuration Management
17 31 (4.36%) Service Management
18 30 (4.22%) Time Management
18 30 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (3.66%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (6.61%) SQL
2 16 (2.25%) Java
3 15 (2.11%) C
4 12 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.27%) C#
5 9 (1.27%) VBA
6 5 (0.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.42%) Perl
8 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.14%) C++
9 1 (0.14%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 103 (14.49%) Degree
2 102 (14.35%) PMI Certification
3 65 (9.14%) PMP
4 60 (8.44%) Security Cleared
5 45 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 37 (5.20%) SC Cleared
7 36 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (2.67%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.25%) APMP
10 15 (2.11%) ISEB
11 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.70%) MAPM
13 4 (0.56%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.56%) MCP
14 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.28%) MCSM
15 2 (0.28%) APMG
15 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.59%) QA
2 12 (1.69%) P3O
3 10 (1.41%) SLA
4 5 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.70%) EMIR
4 5 (0.70%) Basel III
5 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.56%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.28%) COREP
6 2 (0.28%) FINREP
6 2 (0.28%) FATCA
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 13 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.28%) XenApp
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 267 (37.55%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.47%) SAP
3 30 (4.22%) Oracle
4 21 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (2.67%) Adobe
6 16 (2.25%) BMC
7 15 (2.11%) Citrix
8 12 (1.69%) Kofax
8 12 (1.69%) Remedy
9 10 (1.41%) HP
9 10 (1.41%) Cisco
10 9 (1.27%) Apple
10 9 (1.27%) VMware
11 8 (1.13%) IBM
12 7 (0.98%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.84%) Yardi
13 6 (0.84%) Mitel
13 6 (0.84%) Reuters
13 6 (0.84%) Avaya
14 5 (0.70%) TIBCO
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