Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Project
London > Central London
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 232 226
Rank change year-on-year +87 -6 -47
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 19 47 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.49% 0.55% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 5.48% 6.41% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 33 55
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £319 £342 £346
90th Percentile £600 £638 £641
London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £53.00 -
% change year-on-year -33.96% - -

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 347 733 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 8.94% 8.64% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 489 625
Median daily rate £408 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -0.62% +3.54%
10th Percentile £158 £149 £136
90th Percentile £623 £588 £588
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 40
Median hourly rate £15.98 £19.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +19.53% +1.56%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.58
90th Percentile £34.38 £33.68 £31.00
Median hourly rate £20.86 £19.38 £20.52
% change year-on-year +7.66% -5.58% +3.53%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Central London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Central London

Microsoft Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project in Central London over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Central London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Central London

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +65 18 £525 +6.33% 2
Microsoft Project
London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) PMO
3 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
3 10 (52.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 8 (42.11%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Project Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) PMI
7 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
8 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (10.53%) SAP
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (10.53%) QA
8 2 (10.53%) Change Control
9 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) International Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Coordinator
1 8 (42.11%) PMO Coordinator
1 8 (42.11%) PMO Manager
1 8 (42.11%) PMO Planner
1 8 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
3 2 (10.53%) HR Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle HRMS Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP HR Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 10 (52.63%) Waterfall
3 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Contract Negotiation
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Project Roadmap
7 1 (5.26%) Requirements Gathering
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) PMO
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Planview