The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 3 months to 27 April 2017 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 5 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.07% - 9.93%
As % of the Applications category 29.41% - 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 14
Median daily rate £631 - £498
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £714 - £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.96% +40.00%  

Microsoft Project is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 17 16 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 10.43% 6.04% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 28
Median daily rate £325 £175 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -62.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £434 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% +10.34%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Croydon

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Project in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Croydon

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Croydon over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Croydon

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Dependency Management
4 5 (45.45%) Critical Path Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
7 2 (18.18%) MS Project Server
7 2 (18.18%) CA PPM
7 2 (18.18%) Primavera
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) CA
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
7 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
7 2 (18.18%) Change Control
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) PMBOK
7 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (18.18%) MS Project Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) CA PPM
1 2 (18.18%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Planner
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Planner
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planner
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Dependency Management
3 5 (45.45%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Change Control
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Biometrics
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) PMBOK
2 2 (18.18%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CA