Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 17 August 2019 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 220 171
Rank change year-on-year +21 -49 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 41 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 0.58% 1.10%
As % of the Applications category 7.01% 6.62% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 55
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +22.35% +7.94%
10th Percentile £355 £355 £264
90th Percentile £639 £644 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £423
% change year-on-year +5.00% +18.34% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £17.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 585 619 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.00% 8.79% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 437 368
City of London median daily rate £413 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% -0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £144 £125 £163
90th Percentile £625 £588 £606
Central London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 16
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +1.08% +8.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.08 £13.09
90th Percentile £21.45 £29.15 £32.38
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.09% +10.00% +1.49%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in the City of London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Project in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in the City of London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the City of London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in the City of London

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
Microsoft Project
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 30 (73.17%) Project Management
2 25 (60.98%) Finance
3 19 (46.34%) PRINCE2
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
7 8 (19.51%) Change Management
8 7 (17.07%) Migration
8 7 (17.07%) PMP
8 7 (17.07%) PMI Certification
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) PMO
9 6 (14.63%) MS Project Server
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
10 5 (12.20%) Windows
10 5 (12.20%) JIRA
10 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.20%) SDLC
10 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
10 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
10 5 (12.20%) Office 365
11 4 (9.76%) Project Governance
11 4 (9.76%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (9.76%) Banking
11 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
11 4 (9.76%) Programme Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 6 (14.63%) MS Project Server
2 3 (7.32%) Confluence
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (14.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) iTrent
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) iPaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Big Data
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) Cutover Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) Project Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) PMI
3 2 (4.88%) CMDB
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
1 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Project Management
2 19 (46.34%) PRINCE2
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
5 8 (19.51%) Change Management
6 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 5 (12.20%) SDLC
7 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.76%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.76%) Project Governance
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.88%) Data Analytics
10 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
1 7 (17.07%) PMI Certification
1 7 (17.07%) PMP
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) APMG
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) PMO
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) MiFID
3 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica
3 1 (2.44%) Juniper
3 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Talend
3 1 (2.44%) Workday