Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 183 185
Rank change year-on-year -28 +2 -34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 37 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.92% 0.77%
As % of the Applications category 6.16% 11.04% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 31
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +15.15%
10th Percentile £258 £255 £275
90th Percentile £683 £605 £606
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £17.00 -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +105.88% - -

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 601 589 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.98% 8.36% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 437 349
City of London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £135 £169 £162
90th Percentile £559 £625 £575
Central London median daily rate £384 £390 £388
% change year-on-year -1.60% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 19
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.71% +7.89% +13.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.81
90th Percentile £25.50 £31.85 £60.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year -8.78% +13.10% +15.08%

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 20 January 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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 24 (64.86%) Project Management
2 20 (54.05%) Finance
3 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) PRINCE2
8 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (27.03%) PMO
9 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
10 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
11 7 (18.92%) Banking
12 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
13 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (13.51%) SDLC
13 5 (13.51%) Migration
13 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
13 5 (13.51%) JIRA
14 4 (10.81%) Degree
14 4 (10.81%) System Testing
14 4 (10.81%) Legal
14 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
14 4 (10.81%) Change Management
14 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (10.81%) PMP
15 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification

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 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (45.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (2.70%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.70%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Asana
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Kudu
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Impala
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Project Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Governance Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Project Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Animation
4 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.70%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Project Management
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) PRINCE2
4 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
7 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.81%) System Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Change Control
10 3 (8.11%) Data Management
10 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) PMP
2 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) APMG
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.70%) GAAP
3 1 (2.70%) IFRS
3 1 (2.70%) MiFID
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP ALM
2 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.70%) Intapp
3 1 (2.70%) Murex
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Progress
3 1 (2.70%) Sage
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau