Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 191 186
Rank change year-on-year -31 -5 -43
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 35 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.93% 0.85%
As % of the Applications category 5.34% 11.28% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 36
City of London median daily rate £481 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.39% -1.60% +0.31%
10th Percentile £258 £207 £263
90th Percentile £721 £620 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.82% +3.16% -5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £17.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.95% +24.46%
Central London median hourly rate - £17.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year - -21.95% +24.46%

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 655 585 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.33% 8.25% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 422 392
City of London median daily rate £375 £408 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.98% +4.15% +4.33%
10th Percentile £133 £185 £171
90th Percentile £575 £638 £574
Central London median daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 17 27
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.78% +17.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £32.20 £35.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% +17.65% +3.03%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018, 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 22 (62.86%) Project Management
2 19 (54.29%) Finance
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
6 11 (31.43%) MS Visio
7 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
7 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (17.14%) Banking
9 6 (17.14%) PMO
9 6 (17.14%) SDLC
9 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Migration
10 5 (14.29%) JIRA
10 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
11 4 (11.43%) Degree
11 4 (11.43%) Windows
11 4 (11.43%) System Testing
12 3 (8.57%) Test Management
12 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
12 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
12 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (8.57%) User Experience

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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (31.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (2.86%) Open Workbench
5 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Asana
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Broadband
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) MPLS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Kudu
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.86%) DataStage
2 1 (2.86%) GIS
2 1 (2.86%) Impala
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Head of Testing
5 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Migration Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Project Assistant
5 1 (2.86%) Project Assurance Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) EDI
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Animation
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) AIX
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Project Management
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) SDLC
5 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
7 4 (11.43%) System Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Data Management
8 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Test Management
8 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.71%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C++
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) Korn
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.71%) PMP
4 1 (2.86%) APMG
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) PMO
2 3 (8.57%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.86%) FISMA
3 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.86%) IFRS
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP ALM
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Intapp
3 1 (2.86%) Murex
3 1 (2.86%) Progress
3 1 (2.86%) Sage
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) VMware