Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 222 187
Rank change year-on-year +38 -35 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 36 34 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.48% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 7.24% 5.11% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 51
City of London median daily rate £470 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +21.88% -4.48%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £206
90th Percentile £620 £723 £625
Central London median daily rate £473 £475 £405
% change year-on-year -0.53% +17.28% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £17.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 497 666 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.51% 9.41% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 471 423
City of London median daily rate £405 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -6.06% +6.45%
10th Percentile £155 £135 £180
90th Percentile £625 £563 £638
Central London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 17
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -8.78% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.16 £13.33
90th Percentile £29.18 £25.50 £32.20
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.09% -8.78% +17.99%

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 21 November 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

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 21 November 2019. 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
London Bridge - 6 £450 -
Microsoft Project
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (58.33%) Project Management
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (36.11%) MS Visio
4 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (33.33%) Scrum
6 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (25.00%) Kanban
8 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (25.00%) User Stories
9 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (19.44%) Project Planning
10 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (19.44%) Project Delivery
11 6 (16.67%) Product Roadmap
11 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 6 (16.67%) Coaching
11 6 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (16.67%) Use Case
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (13.89%) Big Data
12 5 (13.89%) JIRA
12 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
12 5 (13.89%) 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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (36.11%) MS Visio
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) iTrent
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DWDM
1 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.78%) SDH
1 1 (2.78%) VoIP
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Project Manager
2 12 (33.33%) Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Business Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Strategy Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Data Governance Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Data Governance Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Governance Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Project Governance Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Strategy Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Wiki
4 2 (5.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Project Management
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Scrum
4 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
5 10 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (25.00%) Kanban
6 9 (25.00%) User Stories
6 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (19.44%) Project Delivery
7 7 (19.44%) Project Planning
7 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (16.67%) Coaching
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.67%) Product Roadmap
8 6 (16.67%) Use Case
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
9 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) PMP
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CBAP
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) APMG
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco