Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 199 219
Rank change year-on-year +85 +20 -45
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 13 42 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.65% 0.57%
As % of the Applications category 6.25% 7.24% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 32
Median daily rate £523 £525 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -1.18% +25.00%
10th Percentile £387 £328 £362
90th Percentile £587 £638 £644
Central London median daily rate £523 £506 £523
% change year-on-year +3.21% -3.11% +23.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 208 580 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.60% 8.95% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 405 434
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £160 £143 £125
90th Percentile £675 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 37
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +1.08%
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £38.40 £21.45 £32.80
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.47 £18.85
% change year-on-year +7.89% +3.26% +10.88%

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 12 August 2020.

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 12 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) PMO
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) PMI
7 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) QA
8 1 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
8 1 (7.69%) Serverless
8 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineering

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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Coordinator
2 4 (30.77%) PMO Coordinator
2 4 (30.77%) PMO Manager
2 4 (30.77%) PMO Planner
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP HR Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Project Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CLAS
3 1 (7.69%) GIAC
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PMO
2 2 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP