Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 270 231
Rank change year-on-year -44 -39 -63
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 356 420 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.95% 1.14%
As % of the Applications category 10.11% 11.59% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 310 370
London median daily rate £500 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +1.85%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £275
90th Percentile £666 £675 £623
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
London median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +95.13% -24.24%
10th Percentile £41.88 £21.85 £20.89
90th Percentile £45.63 £46.75 £22.67
England median hourly rate £25.81 £25.12 £22.14
% change year-on-year +2.75% +13.46% -1.60%

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 3,520 3,624 4,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.68% 8.17% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,381 2,431 2,807
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £152 £163 £163
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 129 152
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +27.27% -2.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.98 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £26.88
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 21 September 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
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 September 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 -67 42 £489 +11.71% 7
West London -16 18 £500 +17.65% 3
South London -33 14 £550 +25.71%
East London -11 8 £513 +7.89% 1
North London 0 2 £700 +47.37% 2
Microsoft Project
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 191 (53.65%) Project Management
2 166 (46.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 155 (43.54%) Microsoft
4 141 (39.61%) Finance
5 113 (31.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 98 (27.53%) PRINCE2
7 97 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (23.60%) MS Visio
9 79 (22.19%) Microsoft Office
10 77 (21.63%) PMO
11 70 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 56 (15.73%) SharePoint
13 51 (14.33%) ITIL
13 51 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (12.36%) Project Planning
15 42 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
16 40 (11.24%) JIRA
16 40 (11.24%) Risk Management
17 38 (10.67%) Change Management
18 35 (9.83%) Programme Management
19 34 (9.55%) Migration
19 34 (9.55%) Windows
19 34 (9.55%) Change Control
20 33 (9.27%) Banking
21 31 (8.71%) SQL
21 31 (8.71%) Degree
21 31 (8.71%) Waterfall
22 30 (8.43%) Quality Management
23 29 (8.15%) PMI Certification
23 29 (8.15%) Security Cleared

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 56 (15.73%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.58%) IIS
3 20 (5.62%) Apache
3 20 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.81%) Confluence
5 8 (2.25%) nginx
6 7 (1.97%) MS Project Server
6 7 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.69%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 166 (46.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (31.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 84 (23.60%) MS Visio
4 79 (22.19%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.56%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) CA PPM
2 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.12%) Primavera
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.56%) Maximo
4 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.28%) HFM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.28%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.49%) Office 365
2 14 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.56%) SurveyMonkey
6 1 (0.28%) Asana
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.21%) Kerberos
1 15 (4.21%) SSL
2 14 (3.93%) Firewall
3 10 (2.81%) WAN
4 7 (1.97%) DMZ
5 6 (1.69%) DNS
5 6 (1.69%) LAN
6 5 (1.40%) Internet
6 5 (1.40%) SAN
7 4 (1.12%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.12%) NAS
8 3 (0.84%) MPLS
8 3 (0.84%) VoIP
9 2 (0.56%) Broadband
9 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.28%) Extranet
10 1 (0.28%) Intranet
10 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.84%) MS Access
4 2 (0.56%) Apache Kudu
4 2 (0.56%) Big Data
4 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.56%) DataStage
4 2 (0.56%) GIS
4 2 (0.56%) Impala
4 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.28%) Essbase
5 1 (0.28%) Power BI
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (11.24%) JIRA
2 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.56%) Ant
4 2 (0.56%) gulp
4 2 (0.56%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.56%) Toad
5 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (39.61%) Finance
2 33 (9.27%) Banking
3 23 (6.46%) Retail
4 13 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.09%) Law
5 11 (3.09%) Marketing
6 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.97%) Advertising
7 7 (1.97%) Legal
8 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.12%) Billing
9 4 (1.12%) Dutch Language
9 4 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.84%) Front Office
10 3 (0.84%) German Language
11 2 (0.56%) Games
11 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.56%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 147 (41.29%) Project Manager
2 37 (10.39%) Analyst
3 29 (8.15%) IT Manager
4 27 (7.58%) IT Project Manager
5 18 (5.06%) Senior Manager
6 16 (4.49%) Business Analyst
6 16 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (4.21%) Senior Project Manager
8 13 (3.65%) Project Planner
9 12 (3.37%) Applications Engineer
9 12 (3.37%) Junior
9 12 (3.37%) PMO Analyst
9 12 (3.37%) PMO Manager
9 12 (3.37%) Programme Manager
10 11 (3.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 9 (2.53%) Consultant
11 9 (2.53%) Coordinator
11 9 (2.53%) PMO Lead
12 8 (2.25%) Change Manager
12 8 (2.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.62%) SailPoint
2 15 (4.21%) SAML
3 13 (3.65%) .NET
3 13 (3.65%) XML
4 12 (3.37%) LDAP
5 11 (3.09%) Middleware
5 11 (3.09%) Web Services
6 8 (2.25%) SPNEGO
6 8 (2.25%) WCF
6 8 (2.25%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 4 (1.12%) JSON
8 3 (0.84%) CSS
8 3 (0.84%) CSS3
8 3 (0.84%) HTML
8 3 (0.84%) HTML5
8 3 (0.84%) React
8 3 (0.84%) REST
9 2 (0.56%) BREW
9 2 (0.56%) Node.js
9 2 (0.56%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.78%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.21%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.37%) PMI
5 8 (2.25%) PKI
5 8 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.25%) User Experience
5 8 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.12%) CCTV
6 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.12%) LPAR
7 3 (0.84%) Derivative
7 3 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.84%) NHS
7 3 (0.84%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.84%) Wiki
8 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.56%) Equities
8 2 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.55%) Windows
2 10 (2.81%) Linux
3 7 (1.97%) Unix
3 7 (1.97%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.12%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.84%) AIX
5 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.56%) Android
6 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (53.65%) Project Management
2 98 (27.53%) PRINCE2
3 97 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (14.33%) ITIL
6 44 (12.36%) Project Planning
7 42 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (11.24%) Risk Management
9 38 (10.67%) Change Management
10 35 (9.83%) Programme Management
11 34 (9.55%) Change Control
11 34 (9.55%) Migration
12 31 (8.71%) Waterfall
13 30 (8.43%) Quality Management
14 28 (7.87%) SDLC
15 27 (7.58%) Scrum
15 27 (7.58%) Service Delivery
16 26 (7.30%) Problem Management
16 26 (7.30%) Service Desk Management
17 25 (7.02%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.71%) SQL
2 22 (6.18%) Python
3 7 (1.97%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
4 5 (1.40%) Java
4 5 (1.40%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.12%) C#
6 3 (0.84%) C
7 2 (0.56%) C++
7 2 (0.56%) Korn
7 2 (0.56%) Perl
7 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) VBScript
8 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (8.71%) Degree
2 29 (8.15%) PMI Certification
2 29 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.30%) PMP
3 26 (7.30%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (3.09%) APMP
6 10 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.69%) ISEB
9 4 (1.12%) CISSP
9 4 (1.12%) RHCE
9 4 (1.12%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.12%) RHCVA
10 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.56%) CAPM
11 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.56%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (21.63%) PMO
2 13 (3.65%) QA
3 8 (2.25%) SLA
4 7 (1.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.12%) GDPR
5 4 (1.12%) MiFID
5 4 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.12%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.84%) SEPA
7 2 (0.56%) FISMA
7 2 (0.56%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.56%) P3O
7 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.28%) EMIR
8 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.28%) HL7
8 1 (0.28%) TARGET2
System Software
1 22 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.12%) Firmware
2 4 (1.12%) KVM
2 4 (1.12%) RHEV
2 4 (1.12%) Samba
2 4 (1.12%) Sendmail
2 4 (1.12%) Veritas File System
2 4 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (5.62%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (2.25%) CA Single Sign-On
3 6 (1.69%) OpenView
4 4 (1.12%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.12%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.12%) yum
5 2 (0.56%) Ansible
5 2 (0.56%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.56%) SCCM
5 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 155 (43.54%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.87%) ServiceNow
3 13 (3.65%) CA
4 12 (3.37%) BMC
5 11 (3.09%) Oracle
6 9 (2.53%) ForgeRock
6 9 (2.53%) SAP
7 8 (2.25%) Axway
7 8 (2.25%) Citrix
7 8 (2.25%) IBM
8 7 (1.97%) HP
9 6 (1.69%) Dynatrace
10 5 (1.40%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.40%) Cisco
10 5 (1.40%) Workday
11 4 (1.12%) Dell
11 4 (1.12%) Opsware
11 4 (1.12%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.12%) Veritas
12 3 (0.84%) VMware