The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 19 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.03% 0.85% 1.78%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 6.06% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£225 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -30.90%
MS Project
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Applications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.21% 13.98% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 11
Average daily rate £300 £143 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -56.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £108 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Aberdeen region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Aberdeen region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

MS Project
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 5 (62.50%) SAP HR
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) PMP
6 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Logistics
7 1 (12.50%) GIS
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) ERP

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SAP HR
2 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Support
2 1 (12.50%) Training Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
1 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SAP