Period
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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 21 May 2022 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
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 292 340 318
Rank change year-on-year +48 -22 +41
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 345 136 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.89% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Applications category 13.49% 9.40% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 98 64
10th Percentile £379 £359 £310
25th Percentile £450 £413 £395
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £491 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.96% +3.42% -5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £638 £556
90th Percentile £689 £713 £645
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 0 0
10th Percentile £35.23 - -
25th Percentile £39.75 - -
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
75th Percentile £49.25 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £20.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year +122.50% -7.94% -37.93%

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 2,558 1,447 1,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.58% 5.93% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,732 906 1,022
10th Percentile £200 £219 £160
25th Percentile £339 £338 £254
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £600 £550 £506
90th Percentile £700 £638 £625
England median daily rate £428 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 55 73
10th Percentile £14.90 £14.20 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £15.95 £14.50
Median hourly rate £44.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +97.78% +18.42% -
75th Percentile £49.25 £37.25 £27.00
90th Percentile £53.08 £51.04 £39.15
England median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.63% +8.57% +6.06%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Project in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Project in London.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in London

Microsoft Project
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Project in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -14 48 £540 -13.60% 2
East London +1 9 £459 +20.54% 1
South London -6 8 £550 +4.76%
West London -2 6 £141 -70.10%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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.

1 184 (53.33%) Project Management
2 179 (51.88%) Finance
3 168 (48.70%) Agile
4 166 (48.12%) Microsoft
5 124 (35.94%) Social Skills
6 116 (33.62%) PRINCE2
7 112 (32.46%) PMO
8 110 (31.88%) Microsoft Excel
9 87 (25.22%) JIRA
10 80 (23.19%) Microsoft Office
10 80 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 80 (23.19%) Project Delivery
11 73 (21.16%) Security Cleared
12 69 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 69 (20.00%) PMP
13 68 (19.71%) Scrum
13 68 (19.71%) Project Planning
14 66 (19.13%) PMI Certification
15 59 (17.10%) SC Cleared
16 53 (15.36%) MS Visio
17 44 (12.75%) Change Management
17 44 (12.75%) APMP
17 44 (12.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 42 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
18 42 (12.17%) Kanban
18 42 (12.17%) Waterfall
19 41 (11.88%) Banking
20 39 (11.30%) Programme Management
21 37 (10.72%) Continuous Improvement
22 36 (10.43%) Project Governance

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 31 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.54%) Confluence
3 12 (3.48%) IIS
4 9 (2.61%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Appian
6 1 (0.29%) nginx
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 110 (31.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (23.19%) Microsoft Office
3 69 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (15.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.29%) Snagit
6 1 (0.29%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) CA PPM
2 4 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.87%) Primavera
3 3 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.58%) PRMS
4 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.58%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.29%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.28%) Azure
2 11 (3.19%) Power Platform
3 9 (2.61%) Smartsheet
4 8 (2.32%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (1.45%) AWS
5 5 (1.45%) PowerApps
6 4 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.16%) Power Automate
7 3 (0.87%) Basecamp
7 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.87%) GCP
8 2 (0.58%) PaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.29%) Apigee
9 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.29%) SaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) WAN
2 3 (0.87%) Firewall
2 3 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.58%) 4G
3 2 (0.58%) DHCP
3 2 (0.58%) Internet
3 2 (0.58%) LAN
3 2 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.29%) 3G
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) DWDM
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
4 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.29%) NAS
4 1 (0.29%) RTP
4 1 (0.29%) SAN
4 1 (0.29%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.90%) Power BI
3 5 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (0.58%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.58%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (25.22%) JIRA
2 11 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.87%) Ant
3 3 (0.87%) IBM UrbanCode
3 3 (0.87%) Postman
3 3 (0.87%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) GitLab
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.29%) Zephyr
General
1 179 (51.88%) Finance
2 124 (35.94%) Social Skills
3 41 (11.88%) Banking
4 34 (9.86%) Local Government
4 34 (9.86%) Public Sector
5 33 (9.57%) Presentation Skills
6 30 (8.70%) Aviation
7 27 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (6.09%) Organisational Skills
9 19 (5.51%) Investment Banking
10 15 (4.35%) Influencing Skills
11 12 (3.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 12 (3.48%) Legal
12 11 (3.19%) Billing
12 11 (3.19%) Retail
13 9 (2.61%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (2.61%) Front Office
13 9 (2.61%) Marketing
14 6 (1.74%) Law
14 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (34.49%) Project Manager
2 38 (11.01%) Project Officer
3 33 (9.57%) Analyst
4 20 (5.80%) Business Analyst
5 15 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 15 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 15 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
6 13 (3.77%) IT Manager
6 13 (3.77%) Programme Manager
6 13 (3.77%) Programme Planner
7 11 (3.19%) Technical Manager
8 10 (2.90%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (2.90%) Migration Manager
8 10 (2.90%) Project Planner
8 10 (2.90%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (2.61%) Migration Project Manager
9 9 (2.61%) Release Manager
9 9 (2.61%) Senior Manager
9 9 (2.61%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (2.32%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.32%) Web Services
1 8 (2.32%) XML
2 6 (1.74%) REST
3 5 (1.45%) JSON
3 5 (1.45%) React
4 3 (0.87%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (0.87%) Middleware
4 3 (0.87%) SOAP
4 3 (0.87%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.58%) .NET
5 2 (0.58%) LDAP
5 2 (0.58%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Django
6 1 (0.29%) Node.js
6 1 (0.29%) OAuth
6 1 (0.29%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.29%) OpenID
6 1 (0.29%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.29%) WCF
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.70%) Kinect
2 22 (6.38%) Virtual Team
3 19 (5.51%) PMI
4 17 (4.93%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.90%) Derivative
6 10 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.90%) Market Risk
6 10 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.32%) Equities
8 7 (2.03%) User Experience
9 6 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.74%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.16%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.16%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.16%) Smart Energy
12 3 (0.87%) DataPower
13 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.09%) Windows
2 11 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.61%) Linux
3 9 (2.61%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (2.32%) Unix
4 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.87%) AIX
5 3 (0.87%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (53.33%) Project Management
2 168 (48.70%) Agile
3 116 (33.62%) PRINCE2
4 80 (23.19%) Project Delivery
4 80 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (19.71%) Project Planning
5 68 (19.71%) Scrum
6 44 (12.75%) Change Management
6 44 (12.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 42 (12.17%) Kanban
7 42 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (12.17%) Waterfall
8 39 (11.30%) Programme Management
9 37 (10.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (10.43%) Project Governance
11 35 (10.14%) Requirements Management
12 34 (9.86%) Information Assurance
13 31 (8.99%) Migration
14 28 (8.12%) Business Case
15 23 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.83%) SQL
2 8 (2.32%) Java
3 7 (2.03%) Python
4 5 (1.45%) C
5 4 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.87%) C++
6 3 (0.87%) Korn
6 3 (0.87%) Perl
6 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.29%) Bash
7 1 (0.29%) C#
7 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 73 (21.16%) Security Cleared
2 69 (20.00%) PMP
3 66 (19.13%) PMI Certification
4 59 (17.10%) SC Cleared
5 44 (12.75%) APMP
6 22 (6.38%) Degree
7 10 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.45%) IIBA
11 4 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.58%) ACCA
13 2 (0.58%) CIPD
13 2 (0.58%) MCSA
13 2 (0.58%) MCSE
13 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (32.46%) PMO
2 9 (2.61%) QA
3 7 (2.03%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.74%) GDPR
4 6 (1.74%) GMP
5 4 (1.16%) GRC
6 3 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.87%) P3O
7 2 (0.58%) SEPA
8 1 (0.29%) EMIR
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.29%) MiFID
8 1 (0.29%) NCSC
8 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.74%) Firmware
3 1 (0.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 2 (0.58%) Ansible
2 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.29%) Control-M
3 1 (0.29%) Dell DRAC
3 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 166 (48.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.25%) Oracle
3 18 (5.22%) SAP
4 11 (3.19%) ServiceNow
5 6 (1.74%) Planview
6 5 (1.45%) Remedy
6 5 (1.45%) Snow
7 4 (1.16%) Adaptive Insights
7 4 (1.16%) Artemis
7 4 (1.16%) IBM
7 4 (1.16%) Mavenir
8 3 (0.87%) CA
8 3 (0.87%) Cisco
8 3 (0.87%) Green Hat
8 3 (0.87%) HP
8 3 (0.87%) Perforce
9 2 (0.58%) Adobe
9 2 (0.58%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.29%) Dell