Period
to 14 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 14 September 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
England > London
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 340 307 270
Rank change year-on-year -33 -37 -41
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 243 361 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.79% 0.96%
As % of the Applications category 8.15% 9.99% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 261 309
London median daily rate £489 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £275
90th Percentile £638 £664 £675
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
London median hourly rate £77.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.14% +2.94% +95.13%
10th Percentile £43.50 £41.88 £21.85
90th Percentile £111.50 £45.63 £46.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £25.12
% change year-on-year +39.33% - +13.46%

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2,983 3,612 3,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.67% 7.88% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,987 2,417 2,460
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £163 £154 £165
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 153 133
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.33 £13.00 £12.91
90th Percentile £37.91 £47.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in London over the 6 months to 14 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in London over the 6 months to 14 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 14 September 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
Central London +37 52 £506 +0.20% 6
East London +11 14 £475 -13.64% 2
South London +38 12 £420 -23.64% 1
West London +14 9 £425 -15.00% 4
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 14 September 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 131 (53.91%) Project Management
2 112 (46.09%) Finance
3 100 (41.15%) PRINCE2
4 86 (35.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 86 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (31.28%) Microsoft
6 70 (28.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 69 (28.40%) PMO
8 64 (26.34%) Project Delivery
9 52 (21.40%) Analytical Skills
10 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Office
11 49 (20.16%) Programme Management
12 38 (15.64%) PMI Certification
13 37 (15.23%) Waterfall
14 36 (14.81%) PMP
15 33 (13.58%) Dependency Management
16 32 (13.17%) SharePoint
17 30 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (12.35%) Banking
18 28 (11.52%) Project Planning
19 27 (11.11%) Security Cleared
19 27 (11.11%) Public Sector
20 26 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
20 26 (10.70%) Migration
20 26 (10.70%) MS Visio
21 24 (9.88%) Scrum
21 24 (9.88%) Management Information System
22 23 (9.47%) SC Cleared
23 22 (9.05%) Risk Management
24 21 (8.64%) Change Management

Microsoft Project
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 32 (13.17%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.94%) Confluence
3 5 (2.06%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 86 (35.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (28.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (10.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Primavera
2 7 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.82%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.82%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.41%) iTrent
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.41%) Relativity
6 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.41%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.82%) Office 365
2 8 (3.29%) Azure
3 6 (2.47%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.06%) Trello
5 4 (1.65%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.65%) Slack
6 3 (1.23%) SaaS
6 3 (1.23%) Yammer
7 2 (0.82%) Smartsheet
8 1 (0.41%) AWS
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.41%) GCP
8 1 (0.41%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.41%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.88%) WAN
2 6 (2.47%) LAN
3 4 (1.65%) DWDM
3 4 (1.65%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.65%) Intranet
4 3 (1.23%) Firewall
5 2 (0.82%) Skype
5 2 (0.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.41%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) SDH
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.47%) Power BI
3 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.65%) Big Data
4 4 (1.65%) QlikView
5 2 (0.82%) MS Access
5 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (8.64%) JIRA
2 5 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.41%) ERwin
General
1 112 (46.09%) Finance
2 30 (12.35%) Banking
3 27 (11.11%) Public Sector
4 13 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.53%) Retail
6 7 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.06%) French Language
7 5 (2.06%) Front Office
7 5 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.06%) Marketing
8 4 (1.65%) German Language
8 4 (1.65%) Law
8 4 (1.65%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.23%) Electronics
9 3 (1.23%) Legal
9 3 (1.23%) Police
10 2 (0.82%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.82%) Local Government
11 1 (0.41%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (34.98%) Project Manager
2 35 (14.40%) Analyst
3 24 (9.88%) Programme Planner
4 21 (8.64%) Business Analyst
5 13 (5.35%) PMO Analyst
5 13 (5.35%) Project Planner
6 12 (4.94%) IT Manager
6 12 (4.94%) Senior PMO
7 11 (4.53%) Programme Manager
8 10 (4.12%) PMO Manager
8 10 (4.12%) Senior Manager
8 10 (4.12%) Senior Project Manager
8 10 (4.12%) Technical Manager
9 9 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (3.70%) Transformation Manager
10 8 (3.29%) Coordinator
10 8 (3.29%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (3.29%) PMO Planner
10 8 (3.29%) Project Analyst
10 8 (3.29%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.06%) .NET
2 4 (1.65%) CGI
3 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.41%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.40%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.88%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.53%) PMI
4 8 (3.29%) Derivative
4 8 (3.29%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.47%) OTC Derivatives
5 6 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.06%) ASIC
6 5 (2.06%) CMDB
6 5 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.23%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.23%) Robotics
7 3 (1.23%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.82%) Wiki
9 1 (0.41%) Equities
9 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.17%) Windows
1 15 (6.17%) Windows 10
2 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (53.91%) Project Management
2 100 (41.15%) PRINCE2
3 86 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (26.34%) Project Delivery
5 49 (20.16%) Programme Management
6 37 (15.23%) Waterfall
7 33 (13.58%) Dependency Management
8 30 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (11.52%) Project Planning
10 26 (10.70%) Migration
10 26 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (9.88%) Scrum
12 22 (9.05%) Risk Management
13 21 (8.64%) Change Management
14 19 (7.82%) PRINCE
15 18 (7.41%) Programme Delivery
16 15 (6.17%) Analytics
16 15 (6.17%) Business Analysis
16 15 (6.17%) ERP
17 14 (5.76%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.88%) C
2 5 (2.06%) C#
3 4 (1.65%) Java
4 3 (1.23%) C++
5 2 (0.82%) SQL
5 2 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (15.64%) PMI Certification
2 36 (14.81%) PMP
3 27 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 23 (9.47%) SC Cleared
5 19 (7.82%) Degree
6 13 (5.35%) APMP
7 11 (4.53%) APMG
8 5 (2.06%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.41%) CAPM
11 1 (0.41%) CBAP
11 1 (0.41%) CCNA
11 1 (0.41%) CCNP
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (28.40%) PMO
2 5 (2.06%) MiFID
2 5 (2.06%) QA
3 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.23%) GAAP
3 3 (1.23%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.41%) IFRS
4 1 (0.41%) P3O
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.41%) TARGET2
System Software
1 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (31.28%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.82%) Oracle
3 11 (4.53%) SAP
4 7 (2.88%) Google
5 5 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.65%) Tableau
7 3 (1.23%) Ariba
7 3 (1.23%) Citrix
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco
8 2 (0.82%) Misys
8 2 (0.82%) Workday
9 1 (0.41%) Ceridian
9 1 (0.41%) Concur
9 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.41%) IBM
9 1 (0.41%) Informatica
9 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.41%) Nuix
9 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.41%) Talend