Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 342 259 227
Rank change year-on-year -83 -32 -42
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 261 459 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.64% 1.00% 1.11%
As % of the Applications category 8.40% 11.70% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 338 310
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £309 £287
90th Percentile £638 £614 £650
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
London median hourly rate £53.00 - £47.50
10th Percentile £38.30 - £25.45
90th Percentile £106.90 - £56.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £42.48
% change year-on-year +40.00% -41.14% +69.90%

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 3,106 3,924 3,260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.66% 8.54% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,030 2,661 2,138
London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £159 £154 £163
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 165 132
London median hourly rate £19.38 £20.52 £19.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.58% +3.53% +25.84%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.10 £12.22
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.90 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -0.93%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -7 47 £475 - 3
South London +10 16 £456 -14.12% 1
West London +12 12 £463 -7.50%
East London -14 10 £513 -14.58%
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 179 (68.58%) Project Management
2 125 (47.89%) Finance
3 120 (45.98%) Microsoft
4 118 (45.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 99 (37.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 96 (36.78%) PRINCE2
7 90 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (25.67%) Microsoft Office
9 66 (25.29%) PMO
10 58 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (16.48%) MS Visio
12 40 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
13 34 (13.03%) SharePoint
14 33 (12.64%) Change Management
14 33 (12.64%) Programme Management
15 32 (12.26%) JIRA
16 31 (11.88%) Degree
17 29 (11.11%) Change Control
18 28 (10.73%) ITIL
19 27 (10.34%) Windows
19 27 (10.34%) Waterfall
20 26 (9.96%) PMI Certification
20 26 (9.96%) Banking
21 25 (9.58%) Analytics
22 24 (9.20%) Migration
23 23 (8.81%) Risk Management
23 23 (8.81%) Quality Management
23 23 (8.81%) DevOps
24 22 (8.43%) Windows 10
24 22 (8.43%) Project Planning

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 34 (13.03%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.28%) IIS
3 18 (6.90%) Apache
3 18 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.36%) MS Project Server
5 10 (3.83%) nginx
6 7 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.30%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.53%) Confluence
10 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.38%) Mule
11 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 118 (45.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (37.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 67 (25.67%) Microsoft Office
4 43 (16.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.38%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Primavera
2 6 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.77%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.38%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.38%) SAP AFS
6 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.38%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.75%) Office 365
2 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.92%) Power Platform
4 4 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.53%) Trello
5 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.15%) Yammer
6 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.77%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.77%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.38%) Boomi
7 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.38%) Smartsheet
7 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.98%) LAN
2 11 (4.21%) WAN
3 10 (3.83%) Kerberos
3 10 (3.83%) SSL
4 4 (1.53%) Firewall
4 4 (1.53%) VPN
5 2 (0.77%) 3G
5 2 (0.77%) 4G
5 2 (0.77%) BGP
5 2 (0.77%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.77%) Internet
5 2 (0.77%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (0.77%) Skype
5 2 (0.77%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) DHCP
6 1 (0.38%) DWDM
6 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.92%) Power BI
3 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (12.26%) JIRA
2 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.38%) ERwin
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.38%) VersionOne
General
1 125 (47.89%) Finance
2 26 (9.96%) Banking
3 12 (4.60%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.21%) Legal
5 7 (2.68%) Retail
6 5 (1.92%) Back Office
6 5 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.92%) Marketing
6 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.15%) Billing
7 3 (1.15%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.15%) Law
8 2 (0.77%) Advertising
8 2 (0.77%) Front Office
8 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.77%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 103 (39.46%) Project Manager
2 26 (9.96%) Analyst
3 15 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
4 14 (5.36%) Business Analyst
4 14 (5.36%) IT Manager
5 13 (4.98%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (4.98%) Programme Manager
6 12 (4.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 11 (4.21%) PMO Analyst
7 11 (4.21%) Programme Planner
7 11 (4.21%) Support Engineer
8 10 (3.83%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 10 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.45%) PMO Manager
9 9 (3.45%) Senior Manager
9 9 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (3.07%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (3.07%) PMO Lead
10 8 (3.07%) Technical Manager
11 7 (2.68%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.90%) SailPoint
2 10 (3.83%) LDAP
2 10 (3.83%) SAML
2 10 (3.83%) SPNEGO
2 10 (3.83%) WCF
2 10 (3.83%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 10 (3.83%) XML
3 7 (2.68%) .NET
3 7 (2.68%) Middleware
4 2 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.38%) CGI
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.36%) PMI
3 12 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.83%) PKI
5 5 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.92%) Derivative
5 5 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.53%) Fintech
6 4 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.53%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.15%) Equities
7 3 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.77%) NHS
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.34%) Windows
2 22 (8.43%) Windows 10
3 7 (2.68%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.15%) AIX
4 3 (1.15%) Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.77%) Solaris
5 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (68.58%) Project Management
2 96 (36.78%) PRINCE2
3 90 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (12.64%) Change Management
5 33 (12.64%) Programme Management
6 29 (11.11%) Change Control
7 28 (10.73%) ITIL
8 27 (10.34%) Waterfall
9 25 (9.58%) Analytics
10 24 (9.20%) Migration
11 23 (8.81%) DevOps
11 23 (8.81%) Quality Management
11 23 (8.81%) Risk Management
12 22 (8.43%) Project Planning
13 20 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (7.66%) Scrum
14 19 (7.28%) Identity Management
15 18 (6.90%) ITIL V2
15 18 (6.90%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.43%) SQL
2 18 (6.90%) Python
3 7 (2.68%) Java
4 4 (1.53%) C#
4 4 (1.53%) C++
5 3 (1.15%) C
6 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.77%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.38%) R
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (11.88%) Degree
2 26 (9.96%) PMI Certification
3 22 (8.43%) PMP
4 19 (7.28%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.28%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.30%) APMP
6 6 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.77%) ISEB
7 2 (0.77%) MCSA
7 2 (0.77%) MCSE
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) CCNP
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) ECDL
8 1 (0.38%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (25.29%) PMO
2 11 (4.21%) QA
3 6 (2.30%) GAAP
4 4 (1.53%) GDPR
4 4 (1.53%) MiFID
4 4 (1.53%) PMBOK
4 4 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.15%) P3O
5 3 (1.15%) SLA
6 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.77%) FATCA
7 1 (0.38%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.38%) IFRS
7 1 (0.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 13 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.77%) XenApp
3 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.28%) Single Sign-On
2 10 (3.83%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 120 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.28%) ServiceNow
3 16 (6.13%) Oracle
4 11 (4.21%) CA
5 10 (3.83%) Axway
5 10 (3.83%) BMC
5 10 (3.83%) ForgeRock
6 8 (3.07%) Citrix
7 7 (2.68%) SAP
8 4 (1.53%) Cisco
9 3 (1.15%) Dell
9 3 (1.15%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.15%) VMware
9 3 (1.15%) Workday
10 2 (0.77%) Artemis
10 2 (0.77%) IFS
10 2 (0.77%) Informatica
10 2 (0.77%) NetApp
10 2 (0.77%) Talend