Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 211 187
Rank change year-on-year -54 -24 -40
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 463 536 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.98% 1.19% 1.37%
As % of the Applications category 11.72% 13.03% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 355 432
London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -3.85%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £225
90th Percentile £625 £611 £565
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.78 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.33% -24.24% -84.67%
10th Percentile £19.55 £20.89 £16.03
90th Percentile £44.45 £22.67 £187.50
England median hourly rate £25.12 £21.78 £24.33
% change year-on-year +15.34% -10.48% +47.01%

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 3950 4114 4688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.38% 9.10% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2722 2708 3139
London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £155 £163 £159
90th Percentile £613 £550 £588
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 173 231
London median hourly rate £20.55 £16.66 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.39% -2.03% +6.25%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.59 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.19 £40.60 £31.00
England median hourly rate £15.60 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -5.48% +6.45% +3.33%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 0 81 £405 +1.25% 6
West London -5 16 £425 +7.59% 1
South London -30 10 £475 +43.94% 1
East London -8 6 £575 +33.33% 2
North London -8 4 £425 -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 220 (47.52%) Project Management
2 198 (42.76%) Finance
3 170 (36.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 170 (36.72%) Microsoft
4 142 (30.67%) PRINCE2
5 141 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (27.43%) Microsoft Office
7 122 (26.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 119 (25.70%) MS Visio
8 119 (25.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 109 (23.54%) PMO
10 67 (14.47%) Project Planning
11 64 (13.82%) Banking
12 58 (12.53%) JIRA
13 55 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
14 53 (11.45%) Change Management
14 53 (11.45%) SharePoint
15 49 (10.58%) Change Control
16 47 (10.15%) Risk Management
16 47 (10.15%) Degree
17 46 (9.94%) PMI Certification
18 45 (9.72%) Security Cleared
19 40 (8.64%) Waterfall
20 39 (8.42%) Business Analysis
21 38 (8.21%) PMP
21 38 (8.21%) Scrum
21 38 (8.21%) Project Governance
22 37 (7.99%) Programme Management
23 36 (7.78%) Legal
23 36 (7.78%) QA

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 53 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.89%) CMS
3 12 (2.59%) Confluence
3 12 (2.59%) MS Project Server
4 7 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.30%) Documentum
6 5 (1.08%) IIS
6 5 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.86%) Apache
7 4 (0.86%) nginx
7 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.22%) SAS
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 170 (36.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 127 (27.43%) Microsoft Office
3 122 (26.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 119 (25.70%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.43%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.16%) Primavera
3 6 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.86%) Maximo
5 3 (0.65%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.43%) iTrent
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.30%) Office 365
4 3 (0.65%) SaaS
5 2 (0.43%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.51%) Skype
2 6 (1.30%) Internet
3 5 (1.08%) 2G
3 5 (1.08%) LTE
3 5 (1.08%) SSL
3 5 (1.08%) TETRA
4 4 (0.86%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.86%) LDAP
4 4 (0.86%) WAN
5 2 (0.43%) ADSL
5 2 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) Intranet
5 2 (0.43%) LAN
5 2 (0.43%) MPLS
5 2 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) Extranet
6 1 (0.22%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.51%) Power BI
3 6 (1.30%) Big Data
3 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.08%) MS Access
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.65%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (0.65%) QlikView
7 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (12.53%) JIRA
2 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.43%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.22%) gulp
4 1 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.22%) LSMW
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 198 (42.76%) Finance
2 64 (13.82%) Banking
3 36 (7.78%) Legal
4 31 (6.70%) Investment Banking
5 27 (5.83%) Marketing
6 24 (5.18%) Law
7 21 (4.54%) Advertising
8 18 (3.89%) Retail
9 17 (3.67%) Telecoms
10 13 (2.81%) Front Office
11 9 (1.94%) Back Office
12 6 (1.30%) Japanese Language
13 5 (1.08%) Publishing
14 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.65%) Billing
15 3 (0.65%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
17 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 179 (38.66%) Project Manager
2 85 (18.36%) Analyst
3 53 (11.45%) Business Analyst
4 32 (6.91%) Project Planner
5 26 (5.62%) IT Manager
6 22 (4.75%) IT Project Manager
6 22 (4.75%) Junior
7 19 (4.10%) PMO Lead
7 19 (4.10%) Programme Planner
8 18 (3.89%) PMO Analyst
9 17 (3.67%) Coordinator
9 17 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
9 17 (3.67%) Junior Project Manager
10 16 (3.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 15 (3.24%) Delivery Manager
11 15 (3.24%) Programme Manager
11 15 (3.24%) Project Analyst
11 15 (3.24%) Project Coordinator
12 13 (2.81%) PMO Planner
13 12 (2.59%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.16%) CSS
1 10 (2.16%) HTML
2 9 (1.94%) XML
3 5 (1.08%) .NET
3 5 (1.08%) SAML
4 4 (0.86%) SailPoint
4 4 (0.86%) SPNEGO
4 4 (0.86%) WCF
4 4 (0.86%) Web Services
4 4 (0.86%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (0.65%) COM
6 2 (0.43%) CAML
6 2 (0.43%) Node.js
6 2 (0.43%) React
6 2 (0.43%) XSLT
7 1 (0.22%) CSS3
7 1 (0.22%) jQuery
7 1 (0.22%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.18%) PMI
3 21 (4.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (3.89%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.38%) Derivative
7 10 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.94%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.94%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.30%) Equities
9 6 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.08%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.08%) User Experience
11 4 (0.86%) Digital Signage
11 4 (0.86%) NHS
11 4 (0.86%) PKI
11 4 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.97%) Windows
2 8 (1.73%) Unix
3 7 (1.51%) Linux
4 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.22%) MVS
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (47.52%) Project Management
2 142 (30.67%) PRINCE2
3 141 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (25.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (14.47%) Project Planning
6 53 (11.45%) Change Management
7 49 (10.58%) Change Control
8 47 (10.15%) Risk Management
9 40 (8.64%) Waterfall
10 39 (8.42%) Business Analysis
11 38 (8.21%) Project Governance
11 38 (8.21%) Scrum
12 37 (7.99%) Programme Management
13 33 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (7.13%) Data Analysis
13 33 (7.13%) SDLC
14 31 (6.70%) ITIL
15 27 (5.83%) CRM
16 26 (5.62%) Matrix Management
17 25 (5.40%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.89%) SQL
2 10 (2.16%) VBA
3 6 (1.30%) C
3 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.08%) Java
4 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.86%) Python
6 3 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.22%) C++
7 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (10.15%) Degree
2 46 (9.94%) PMI Certification
3 45 (9.72%) Security Cleared
4 38 (8.21%) PMP
5 36 (7.78%) SC Cleared
6 23 (4.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (2.59%) APMP
9 9 (1.94%) ISEB
10 7 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.43%) CISM
12 2 (0.43%) CISSP
12 2 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.22%) HNC
13 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (23.54%) PMO
2 36 (7.78%) QA
3 19 (4.10%) GDPR
4 13 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.38%) PCI DSS
6 10 (2.16%) MiFID
7 6 (1.30%) SLA
8 5 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (1.08%) EMIR
8 5 (1.08%) HMG Infosec
8 5 (1.08%) P3O
9 4 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.43%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.22%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.22%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.22%) SEPA
12 1 (0.22%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.43%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (1.08%) SCOM
2 4 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 170 (36.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (1.94%) BMC
2 9 (1.94%) Citrix
2 9 (1.94%) ServiceNow
3 8 (1.73%) CA
3 8 (1.73%) Cisco
4 7 (1.51%) HP
5 6 (1.30%) SAP
5 6 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.08%) ForgeRock
6 5 (1.08%) Oracle
6 5 (1.08%) Remedy
7 4 (0.86%) Axway
7 4 (0.86%) Motorola
7 4 (0.86%) Progress
7 4 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.65%) IBM
9 2 (0.43%) Adobe
9 2 (0.43%) Google