The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Aberdeen region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 18 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.68% 2.45% 2.70%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 20.83% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £263 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
Applications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
22 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.49% 11.76% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 18
Average daily rate £325 £294 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £111 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Project
Scotland

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 18 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) GIS
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project Server
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) CRM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (33.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Officer
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Support Officer
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Aberdeen, Scotland
Axica Recruitment
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