Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 183 146
Rank change year-on-year +9 -37 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 67 57 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.85% 1.49%
As % of the Applications category 11.47% 9.83% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 106
City of London median daily rate £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +5.59% -2.42%
10th Percentile £206 £263 £222
90th Percentile £625 £638 £605
Central London median daily rate £405 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +1.25% -2.44% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.50

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 584 580 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.17% 8.70% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 393 772
City of London median daily rate £410 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £180 £163 £175
90th Percentile £638 £575 £613
Central London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 47
City of London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.33 £13.54 £9.70
90th Percentile £32.38 £36.75 £24.54
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.13 £16.50
% change year-on-year +19.71% +3.79% +3.13%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Microsoft Project
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 33 (49.25%) Project Management
3 32 (47.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
5 23 (34.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (29.85%) PRINCE2
7 20 (29.85%) MS Visio
7 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (16.42%) PMO
10 10 (14.93%) Project Governance
10 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.45%) Windows
11 7 (10.45%) Legal
11 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
12 6 (8.96%) Marketing
12 6 (8.96%) Banking
12 6 (8.96%) Advertising
12 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
12 6 (8.96%) QA
12 6 (8.96%) CRM
12 6 (8.96%) PMP
12 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
13 5 (7.46%) ERP
13 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
13 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (7.46%) PMI

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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) Documentum
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (34.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (32.84%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (29.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.49%) QlikView
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) gulp
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (50.75%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Legal
3 6 (8.96%) Advertising
3 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Law
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.49%) Front Office
6 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Junior
4 7 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Junior Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.46%) Programme Planner
6 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (5.97%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.97%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.97%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (4.48%) GDPR Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) PMO Planner
7 3 (4.48%) Project Planner
8 2 (2.99%) Administrator
8 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) CSS
1 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) Ajax
2 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.49%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.49%) BREW
2 1 (1.49%) CSS3
2 1 (1.49%) D3.js
2 1 (1.49%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (1.49%) jQuery
2 1 (1.49%) JSON
2 1 (1.49%) Node.js
2 1 (1.49%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.49%) React
2 1 (1.49%) REST
2 1 (1.49%) Underscore.js
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) WebSockets
2 1 (1.49%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) PMI
2 4 (5.97%) Derivative
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Equities
4 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) RIA
5 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Project Management
2 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) PRINCE2
3 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.93%) Project Governance
5 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) CRM
6 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
7 5 (7.46%) ERP
8 4 (5.97%) Change Control
8 4 (5.97%) Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) PRINCE
8 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.97%) SDLC
9 3 (4.48%) Dependency Management
9 3 (4.48%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) C
1 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
1 2 (2.99%) VBA
2 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
1 6 (8.96%) PMP
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) APMP
5 1 (1.49%) ECDL
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) PMO
2 6 (8.96%) QA
3 4 (5.97%) GDPR
3 4 (5.97%) SLA
4 2 (2.99%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.49%) MiFID
5 1 (1.49%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Citrix
2 4 (5.97%) Remedy
2 4 (5.97%) ServiceNow
3 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.49%) Progress