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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 150 133 122
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +77
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 45 34 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 1.07% 0.70%
As % of the Applications category 14.33% 14.53% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 7
10th Percentile £391 £247 £398
25th Percentile £491 £478 £468
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £625 £525
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% +9.09%
75th Percentile £591 £713 £600
90th Percentile £651 - £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £625 £563
% change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% +18.42%

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 314 234 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.25% 7.39% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 141 157
10th Percentile £183 £225 £160
25th Percentile £260 £363 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £480 £475 £438
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +6.38%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £550
90th Percentile £684 £713 £655
Central London median daily rate £438 £475 £431
% change year-on-year -7.89% +10.14% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
10th Percentile £12.50 - -
25th Percentile £19.25 £12.38 £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.75 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +89.09% -31.25% +10.19%
75th Percentile £31.55 £23.00 £27.16
90th Percentile £41.55 £34.55 £38.08
Central London median hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +52.94% -17.07% +6.49%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in the City of London

Microsoft Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in the City of London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 27 (60.00%) Project Management
2 21 (46.67%) Finance
3 20 (44.44%) Agile
4 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (28.89%) Social Skills
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
10 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
10 10 (22.22%) Scrum
10 10 (22.22%) Project Delivery
10 10 (22.22%) PMO
11 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (20.00%) PMI Certification
12 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.78%) JIRA
13 7 (15.56%) PMI
13 7 (15.56%) ERP
13 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
13 7 (15.56%) Change Management
13 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (13.33%) Presentation Skills
14 6 (13.33%) Public Sector
14 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
15 5 (11.11%) Project Governance
15 5 (11.11%) SAP
15 5 (11.11%) PMP

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 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (24.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) CA PPM
1 3 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Smartsheet
2 2 (4.44%) Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (2.22%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JIRA
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Social Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Presentation Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Public Sector
4 5 (11.11%) Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.44%) Back Office
6 2 (4.44%) French Language
6 2 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (4.44%) Legal
6 2 (4.44%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 5 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Banking Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Business Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Data Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Coach
4 3 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Commercial Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Planning Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Product Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Resourcing Manager
4 3 (6.67%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) PMI
2 6 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Project Management
2 20 (44.44%) Agile
3 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 10 (22.22%) Project Delivery
5 10 (22.22%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (15.56%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) ERP
7 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (11.11%) Decision-Making
8 5 (11.11%) Project Governance
9 4 (8.89%) Business Case
9 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
10 3 (6.67%) Kanban
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) PMP
5 4 (8.89%) Degree
6 2 (4.44%) APMP
6 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.22%) CISA
7 1 (2.22%) CISSP
7 1 (2.22%) GIAC
7 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) PMO
2 3 (6.67%) GRC
2 3 (6.67%) P3O
3 2 (4.44%) GDPR
4 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.22%) NCSC
4 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (8.89%) Planview
3 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.67%) Artemis
4 3 (6.67%) CA
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 2 (4.44%) Adaptive Insights