Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 338 240 224
Rank change year-on-year -98 -16 -38
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 316 511 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 1.10% 1.15%
As % of the Applications category 9.19% 12.97% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 373 334
London median daily rate £475 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.46% +4.69%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £700 £621 £611
England median daily rate £425 £420 £392
% change year-on-year +1.19% +7.14% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
London median hourly rate £43.75 £31.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.13% -34.74% -71.21%
10th Percentile £37.06 £19.55 £43.75
90th Percentile £78.61 £44.45 £51.25
England median hourly rate £34.75 £25.12 £28.75
% change year-on-year +38.34% -12.63% +11.11%

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 3,440 3,940 3,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.79% 8.48% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,274 2,749 2,396
London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £156 £150 £160
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 127 165
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +23.09% -1.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.39
90th Percentile £47.34 £38.75 £42.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.23%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -45 47 £450 - 7
West London -2 15 £488 -2.50% 3
South London -6 9 £438 -20.45% 1
East London -29 6 £550 -8.33% 1
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 190 (60.13%) Project Management
2 164 (51.90%) Microsoft
3 161 (50.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 129 (40.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 123 (38.92%) Finance
6 95 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
7 86 (27.22%) PMO
8 77 (24.37%) Microsoft Office
9 76 (24.05%) MS Visio
10 65 (20.57%) PRINCE2
11 61 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (18.35%) ITIL
13 55 (17.41%) SharePoint
14 52 (16.46%) JIRA
15 49 (15.51%) Change Control
15 49 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (13.29%) ServiceNow
16 42 (13.29%) Quality Management
16 42 (13.29%) IIS
16 42 (13.29%) Change Management
17 41 (12.97%) SQL
18 40 (12.66%) Service Desk Management
19 36 (11.39%) Python
19 36 (11.39%) Programme Management
20 35 (11.08%) Risk Management
20 35 (11.08%) Security Cleared
21 34 (10.76%) Scrum
21 34 (10.76%) Single Sign-On
22 33 (10.44%) Degree
22 33 (10.44%) SailPoint

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 55 (17.41%) SharePoint
2 42 (13.29%) IIS
3 32 (10.13%) Apache
3 32 (10.13%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.85%) Confluence
5 9 (2.85%) nginx
6 8 (2.53%) K2 blackpearl
7 6 (1.90%) MS Project Server
8 5 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.27%) CMS
10 3 (0.95%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 161 (50.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 129 (40.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 77 (24.37%) Microsoft Office
4 76 (24.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.95%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Primavera
3 2 (0.63%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.32%) Maximo
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.11%) Office 365
3 3 (0.95%) Trello
4 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) Apigee
5 1 (0.32%) Asana
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Slack
5 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.01%) Kerberos
1 19 (6.01%) SSL
2 12 (3.80%) Firewall
3 10 (3.16%) DMZ
4 6 (1.90%) LAN
4 6 (1.90%) WAN
5 3 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.63%) DWDM
6 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.32%) 2.5G
7 1 (0.32%) 2G
7 1 (0.32%) 3G
7 1 (0.32%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) DNS
7 1 (0.32%) Extranet
7 1 (0.32%) Internet
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) SAN
7 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.58%) Power BI
4 4 (1.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Kudu
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.32%) Impala
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.32%) MS Access
5 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (16.46%) JIRA
2 8 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.63%) Selenium
4 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.32%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
5 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) VersionOne
General
1 123 (38.92%) Finance
2 24 (7.59%) Banking
3 12 (3.80%) Legal
4 11 (3.48%) Retail
5 9 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.22%) Marketing
7 6 (1.90%) Law
8 4 (1.27%) Advertising
8 4 (1.27%) Back Office
8 4 (1.27%) Dutch Language
8 4 (1.27%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Front Office
10 2 (0.63%) Billing
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.63%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Automotive
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (28.16%) Project Manager
2 51 (16.14%) Analyst
3 28 (8.86%) Business Analyst
4 23 (7.28%) Applications Engineer
5 17 (5.38%) IT Manager
6 16 (5.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 14 (4.43%) PMO Analyst
8 13 (4.11%) IT Project Manager
8 13 (4.11%) Middleware Engineer
8 13 (4.11%) Project Planner
9 12 (3.80%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (3.48%) PMO Manager
11 10 (3.16%) Junior
11 10 (3.16%) SharePoint Engineer
12 8 (2.53%) Active Directory Engineer
12 8 (2.53%) Administrator
12 8 (2.53%) Implementation Manager
12 8 (2.53%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.22%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.44%) SailPoint
2 19 (6.01%) SAML
3 14 (4.43%) .NET
4 13 (4.11%) Middleware
5 11 (3.48%) Web Services
6 10 (3.16%) LDAP
7 9 (2.85%) SPNEGO
7 9 (2.85%) WCF
7 9 (2.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 7 (2.22%) XML
9 5 (1.58%) WPF
10 2 (0.63%) OAuth
10 2 (0.63%) OAuth2
10 2 (0.63%) OpenID
11 1 (0.32%) DAO
11 1 (0.32%) Spring
11 1 (0.32%) Swagger
11 1 (0.32%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.80%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.80%) PMI
4 9 (2.85%) PKI
5 7 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.58%) Wiki
8 4 (1.27%) CCTV
8 4 (1.27%) User Experience
9 3 (0.95%) Equities
9 3 (0.95%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.63%) Derivative
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.63%) EPoS
10 2 (0.63%) NHS
10 2 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (0.63%) Robotics
11 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.86%) Windows
2 10 (3.16%) Windows Server
2 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.53%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.58%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.95%) Android
5 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (60.13%) Project Management
2 95 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (20.57%) PRINCE2
4 61 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (18.35%) ITIL
6 49 (15.51%) Change Control
7 42 (13.29%) Change Management
7 42 (13.29%) Quality Management
8 40 (12.66%) Service Desk Management
9 36 (11.39%) Programme Management
10 35 (11.08%) Risk Management
11 34 (10.76%) Scrum
12 33 (10.44%) ITIL V2
13 32 (10.13%) Identity Management
13 32 (10.13%) Project Planning
13 32 (10.13%) SDLC
14 30 (9.49%) Waterfall
15 29 (9.18%) Problem Management
16 27 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (8.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.97%) SQL
2 36 (11.39%) Python
3 10 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.90%) C#
5 3 (0.95%) Java
6 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (11.08%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.44%) Degree
3 31 (9.81%) SC Cleared
4 21 (6.65%) PMI Certification
5 18 (5.70%) PMP
6 10 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.53%) ISEB
7 8 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.27%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.63%) APMP
11 2 (0.63%) CAPM
11 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.32%) APMG
12 1 (0.32%) CBAP
12 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (27.22%) PMO
2 10 (3.16%) QA
3 6 (1.90%) SLA
4 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.95%) GDPR
4 3 (0.95%) MiFID
4 3 (0.95%) P3O
4 3 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.95%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.63%) GAAP
6 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.32%) EMIR
6 1 (0.32%) FATCA
6 1 (0.32%) IFRS
6 1 (0.32%) PSD2
6 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (10.76%) Single Sign-On
2 10 (3.16%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.27%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.63%) Ansible
5 2 (0.63%) OpenView
5 2 (0.63%) SCCM
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 164 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.29%) ServiceNow
3 11 (3.48%) CA
4 10 (3.16%) Axway
5 9 (2.85%) BMC
5 9 (2.85%) ForgeRock
6 8 (2.53%) Dynatrace
6 8 (2.53%) Oracle
7 4 (1.27%) HP
7 4 (1.27%) SAP
7 4 (1.27%) Workday
8 3 (0.95%) BT
8 3 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.95%) Canon
8 3 (0.95%) Citrix
8 3 (0.95%) Lotus
9 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.63%) IFS
9 2 (0.63%) Progress
9 2 (0.63%) Tableau