Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 319 268 221
Rank change year-on-year -51 -47 -28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 347 469 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the Applications category 9.64% 11.91% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 338 353
London median daily rate £500 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £261 £263
90th Percentile £700 £625 £612
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
London median hourly rate £43.75 £31.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.13% +42.33% -24.24%
10th Percentile £41.88 £19.55 £20.89
90th Percentile £83.33 £44.45 £22.67
England median hourly rate £32.50 £25.06 £21.78
% change year-on-year +29.69% +15.06% -15.12%

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 3,598 3,938 4,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.77% 8.40% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,409 2,708 2,704
London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £155 £156 £163
90th Percentile £601 £606 £550
England median daily rate £375 £351 £348
% change year-on-year +6.99% +0.65% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 134 175
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +24.24% -2.94%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.58 £11.39
90th Percentile £47.05 £46.71 £40.45
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.89% -5.76% +6.45%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 -52 42 £475 +15.85% 9
West London -1 18 £500 +17.65% 8
South London -17 12 £548 +21.67%
East London -23 6 £494 -14.13% 1
North London -8 1 - -
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 199 (57.35%) Project Management
2 158 (45.53%) Microsoft
2 158 (45.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 129 (37.18%) Finance
4 120 (34.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 98 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (23.92%) MS Visio
7 82 (23.63%) PRINCE2
8 77 (22.19%) Microsoft Office
9 72 (20.75%) PMO
10 65 (18.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (17.58%) ITIL
12 57 (16.43%) SharePoint
13 48 (13.83%) JIRA
14 47 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (12.39%) Quality Management
15 43 (12.39%) Change Management
15 43 (12.39%) SQL
15 43 (12.39%) Change Control
16 42 (12.10%) Project Planning
17 41 (11.82%) Migration
17 41 (11.82%) ServiceNow
18 40 (11.53%) IIS
19 39 (11.24%) SDLC
20 38 (10.95%) Service Desk Management
21 37 (10.66%) Windows
21 37 (10.66%) Programme Management
22 35 (10.09%) Risk Management
22 35 (10.09%) Waterfall
22 35 (10.09%) Problem-Solving

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 57 (16.43%) SharePoint
2 40 (11.53%) IIS
3 30 (8.65%) Apache
3 30 (8.65%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.88%) nginx
4 10 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.31%) K2 blackpearl
6 7 (2.02%) Confluence
7 5 (1.44%) MS Project Server
8 4 (1.15%) CMS
9 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 158 (45.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (34.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 83 (23.92%) MS Visio
4 77 (22.19%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.58%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) CA PPM
2 4 (1.15%) Primavera
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.58%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.29%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.29%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.29%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.19%) Office 365
2 17 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.58%) Apigee
4 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.58%) SurveyMonkey
5 1 (0.29%) Asana
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.76%) Kerberos
1 20 (5.76%) SSL
2 16 (4.61%) Firewall
3 10 (2.88%) DMZ
4 9 (2.59%) WAN
5 7 (2.02%) LAN
6 6 (1.73%) SAN
7 5 (1.44%) DNS
8 4 (1.15%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.15%) NAS
9 3 (0.86%) VoIP
10 2 (0.58%) Broadband
10 2 (0.58%) MPLS
10 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.29%) 2G
11 1 (0.29%) 4G
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.86%) Apache Kudu
3 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.86%) Impala
3 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.58%) DataStage
4 2 (0.58%) GIS
4 2 (0.58%) Power BI
5 1 (0.29%) Big Data
5 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) MS Access
5 1 (0.29%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (13.83%) JIRA
2 6 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.58%) Ant
3 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.58%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (0.58%) Selenium
3 2 (0.58%) Toad
3 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) Hudson
4 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Maven
4 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 129 (37.18%) Finance
2 29 (8.36%) Banking
3 17 (4.90%) Retail
4 11 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.88%) Law
5 10 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.59%) Legal
6 9 (2.59%) Marketing
7 5 (1.44%) Dutch Language
8 4 (1.15%) Advertising
8 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.86%) Front Office
9 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Billing
10 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Games
10 2 (0.58%) German Language
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (37.18%) Project Manager
2 46 (13.26%) Analyst
3 28 (8.07%) IT Manager
4 24 (6.92%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.92%) IT Project Manager
5 20 (5.76%) Applications Engineer
6 15 (4.32%) Project Planner
7 14 (4.03%) PMO Analyst
8 13 (3.75%) Junior
8 13 (3.75%) Programme Manager
9 12 (3.46%) Senior Manager
10 11 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (3.17%) PMO Manager
11 10 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
11 10 (2.88%) SharePoint Engineer
12 9 (2.59%) Coordinator
13 8 (2.31%) Active Directory Engineer
13 8 (2.31%) Consultant
13 8 (2.31%) Middleware Engineer
14 7 (2.02%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.93%) SailPoint
2 20 (5.76%) SAML
3 15 (4.32%) LDAP
4 13 (3.75%) Middleware
4 13 (3.75%) Web Services
5 11 (3.17%) .NET
6 10 (2.88%) SPNEGO
6 10 (2.88%) WCF
6 10 (2.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 10 (2.88%) XML
7 5 (1.44%) WPF
8 3 (0.86%) OAuth
8 3 (0.86%) OAuth2
8 3 (0.86%) OpenID
9 2 (0.58%) EDI
9 2 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.58%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.29%) COM
10 1 (0.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.88%) PKI
5 9 (2.59%) PMI
6 8 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.31%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.73%) User Experience
8 5 (1.44%) Wiki
9 4 (1.15%) CCTV
9 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.15%) LPAR
10 3 (0.86%) NHS
10 3 (0.86%) Robotics
11 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.58%) EPoS
11 2 (0.58%) Equities
11 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.58%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.66%) Windows
2 10 (2.88%) Windows Server
2 10 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (2.59%) Linux
4 7 (2.02%) Unix
4 7 (2.02%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.86%) AIX
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.58%) Android
7 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (57.35%) Project Management
2 98 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (23.63%) PRINCE2
4 65 (18.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (17.58%) ITIL
6 43 (12.39%) Change Control
6 43 (12.39%) Change Management
6 43 (12.39%) Quality Management
7 42 (12.10%) Project Planning
8 41 (11.82%) Migration
9 39 (11.24%) SDLC
10 38 (10.95%) Service Desk Management
11 37 (10.66%) Programme Management
12 35 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (10.09%) Risk Management
12 35 (10.09%) Waterfall
13 32 (9.22%) Scrum
14 31 (8.93%) Identity Management
14 31 (8.93%) ITIL V2
15 28 (8.07%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.39%) SQL
2 34 (9.80%) Python
3 10 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.02%) Java
4 7 (2.02%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.73%) C#
6 3 (0.86%) C
7 2 (0.58%) C++
7 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.58%) Korn
7 2 (0.58%) Perl
7 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.29%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (8.93%) Degree
1 31 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.76%) PMI Certification
3 20 (5.76%) PMP
4 12 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.02%) ISEB
8 4 (1.15%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.15%) RHCE
8 4 (1.15%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.15%) RHCVA
9 3 (0.86%) APMP
9 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.58%) CAPM
10 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.58%) SAFe Agilist
11 1 (0.29%) APMG
11 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (20.75%) PMO
2 12 (3.46%) QA
3 6 (1.73%) SLA
4 5 (1.44%) PMBOK
5 4 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.86%) P3O
7 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.58%) FISMA
7 2 (0.58%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.58%) SEPA
8 1 (0.29%) COBIT
8 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.29%) EMIR
8 1 (0.29%) GDPR
8 1 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.29%) HL7
8 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.15%) Firmware
2 4 (1.15%) KVM
2 4 (1.15%) RHEV
2 4 (1.15%) Samba
2 4 (1.15%) Sendmail
2 4 (1.15%) Veritas File System
2 4 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (8.93%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (3.17%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (1.73%) OpenView
4 4 (1.15%) Ansible
4 4 (1.15%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.15%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.15%) yum
5 3 (0.86%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) SCCM
6 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 158 (45.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.82%) ServiceNow
3 15 (4.32%) CA
4 14 (4.03%) BMC
5 11 (3.17%) Axway
5 11 (3.17%) ForgeRock
6 9 (2.59%) SAP
7 8 (2.31%) Dynatrace
7 8 (2.31%) HP
7 8 (2.31%) Oracle
8 7 (2.02%) IBM
9 5 (1.44%) Citrix
10 4 (1.15%) Cisco
10 4 (1.15%) Dell
10 4 (1.15%) Opsware
10 4 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.15%) Veritas
11 3 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.86%) Murex
11 3 (0.86%) Tableau