The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / London
Rank 207 139 127
Rank change year-on-year -68 -12  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 214 384 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.73% 1.77%
As % of the Applications category 11.51% 16.40% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 281 280
Median daily rate £450 £413 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £236 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £374 £370
% change year-on-year -6.41% +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £20.89 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.38% -2.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £39.67 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.07% +76.31%  

MS 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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1860 2341 2321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 9.66% 10.57% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1620 1517
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 101 126
Median hourly rate £22.34 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.38% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £29.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in London

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in London

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Project in London

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in London

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Project in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Project in London

MS 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 MS Project within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 31 £475 +15.15% 12
Croydon +17 9 £450 +1.69%
Canary Wharf -2 5 £573 +16.24%
Westminster +8 4 £365 -8.17%
Feltham +1 3 £275 -57.24%
Docklands, London 0 3 - -
West End of London +3 2 £388 -1.27% 1
Hammersmith +1 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 £325 +44.44%
Hackney - 1 £375 -
Brentford - 1 £500 -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 London region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 248 (51.77%) MS Excel
2 231 (48.23%) Project Management
3 197 (41.13%) Finance
4 173 (36.12%) PRINCE2
5 169 (35.28%) Microsoft
6 162 (33.82%) MS Visio
7 130 (27.14%) MS Office
7 130 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
8 128 (26.72%) MS PowerPoint
8 128 (26.72%) PMO
9 112 (23.38%) Security Cleared
10 96 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 88 (18.37%) SC Cleared
12 83 (17.33%) Project Planning
13 74 (15.45%) Programme Management
14 72 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
15 71 (14.82%) SharePoint
16 62 (12.94%) Banking
17 61 (12.73%) Risk Management
18 54 (11.27%) Waterfall
19 50 (10.44%) Change Management
20 49 (10.23%) PMP
21 47 (9.81%) Legal
22 44 (9.19%) Change Control
23 41 (8.56%) Degree
24 38 (7.93%) Resource Management
24 38 (7.93%) ITIL
24 38 (7.93%) Dependency Management
25 36 (7.52%) Migration
25 36 (7.52%) JIRA

MS Project
Top Related 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 71 (14.82%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.22%) Confluence
3 9 (1.88%) MS Project Server
4 5 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.63%) CMS
6 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.42%) Documentum
7 2 (0.42%) Drupal
7 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 248 (51.77%) MS Excel
2 162 (33.82%) MS Visio
3 130 (27.14%) MS Office
4 128 (26.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (4.18%) Primavera
3 12 (2.51%) CA PPM
4 5 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Workfront
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) Sonata
6 1 (0.21%) Tercero
6 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.67%) Office 365
2 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.46%) SaaS
2 7 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.84%) G Suite
4 4 (0.84%) IaaS
5 2 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.21%) Slack
6 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.25%) Firewall
2 4 (0.84%) Intranet
3 3 (0.63%) LAN
3 3 (0.63%) WAN
4 2 (0.42%) SAN
4 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.21%) HTTP
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.71%) Power BI
5 10 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.25%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.25%) Text Mining
8 4 (0.84%) MS Access
9 3 (0.63%) Big Data
9 3 (0.63%) DB2
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.42%) OLAP
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.21%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 36 (7.52%) JIRA
2 7 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.63%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.42%) NUnit
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 197 (41.13%) Finance
2 62 (12.94%) Banking
3 47 (9.81%) Legal
4 27 (5.64%) Law
5 22 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.97%) Retail
7 14 (2.92%) Advertising
8 11 (2.30%) Marketing
9 10 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.84%) Back Office
11 4 (0.84%) Front Office
11 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.63%) Billing
12 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.42%) French Language
13 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 131 (27.35%) Project Manager
2 77 (16.08%) Analyst
3 37 (7.72%) Business Analyst
4 31 (6.47%) Project Planner
5 30 (6.26%) Project Officer
6 28 (5.85%) Support Officer
7 26 (5.43%) PMO Analyst
7 26 (5.43%) Project Support Officer
8 25 (5.22%) Architect
9 24 (5.01%) Programme Planner
9 24 (5.01%) Senior Manager
10 22 (4.59%) IT Manager
11 19 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
11 19 (3.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 19 (3.97%) IT Project Manager
11 19 (3.97%) Project Analyst
12 18 (3.76%) Senior Project Manager
13 16 (3.34%) Coordinator
14 15 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
14 15 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.30%) Velocity
2 9 (1.88%) .NET
3 6 (1.25%) Web Services
4 5 (1.04%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.04%) MDX
5 4 (0.84%) COM
6 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.63%) Entity Framework
6 3 (0.63%) J2EE
6 3 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (0.63%) Ninject
6 3 (0.63%) REST
6 3 (0.63%) WCF
6 3 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.42%) CSS3
7 2 (0.42%) Laravel
7 2 (0.42%) Node.js
7 2 (0.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.97%) Virtual Team
4 16 (3.34%) PMI
5 14 (2.92%) User Experience
6 11 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.67%) Equities
8 7 (1.46%) Cybercrime
9 6 (1.25%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.84%) Derivative
10 4 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.84%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.63%) FMCG
11 3 (0.63%) NHS
11 3 (0.63%) Tandem
12 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.42%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.42%) LIMS
12 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.13%) Windows
2 8 (1.67%) Unix
3 6 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.42%) Android
5 2 (0.42%) pSOS
6 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (48.23%) Project Management
2 173 (36.12%) PRINCE2
3 130 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (17.33%) Project Planning
6 74 (15.45%) Programme Management
7 61 (12.73%) Risk Management
8 54 (11.27%) Waterfall
9 50 (10.44%) Change Management
10 44 (9.19%) Change Control
11 38 (7.93%) Dependency Management
11 38 (7.93%) ITIL
11 38 (7.93%) Resource Management
12 36 (7.52%) Migration
13 31 (6.47%) ERP
14 30 (6.26%) CRM
15 29 (6.05%) Matrix Organization
16 26 (5.43%) Business Analysis
17 24 (5.01%) Data Modelling
17 24 (5.01%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.38%) SQL
2 10 (2.09%) C
2 10 (2.09%) VBA
3 9 (1.88%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.67%) C++
5 5 (1.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.63%) C#
7 3 (0.63%) Java
8 2 (0.42%) PHP
8 2 (0.42%) R
8 2 (0.42%) VB
9 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 88 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 49 (10.23%) PMP
4 41 (8.56%) Degree
5 27 (5.64%) PMI Certification
5 27 (5.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 21 (4.38%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (2.92%) APMP
9 12 (2.51%) ISEB
10 7 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (1.04%) MAPM
13 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.21%) CISM
14 1 (0.21%) CISSP
14 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.21%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (26.72%) PMO
2 24 (5.01%) QA
3 9 (1.88%) P3O
4 8 (1.67%) PMBOK
5 5 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.84%) MiFID
7 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.42%) BS25999
8 2 (0.42%) GDPR
8 2 (0.42%) SLA
9 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.21%) EMIR
9 1 (0.21%) FATCA
9 1 (0.21%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 169 (35.28%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.85%) SAP
3 10 (2.09%) Adobe
3 10 (2.09%) CheckPoint
4 9 (1.88%) Oracle
5 8 (1.67%) HP
6 6 (1.25%) IBM
6 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.04%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.84%) CA
8 4 (0.84%) Google
8 4 (0.84%) iManage
8 4 (0.84%) NEC
8 4 (0.84%) VMware
9 3 (0.63%) Avaya
9 3 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (0.63%) Cisco
9 3 (0.63%) Planview
9 3 (0.63%) Progress
9 3 (0.63%) Remedy
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