The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 27 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 26 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.07% 0.38% 3.79%
As % of the Applications category 29.21% 3.03% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 10
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £400 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +17.96%
MS Project
East of England

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

Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
89 33 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.35% 12.45% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 19 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £144 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.13 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.48% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.63 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £28.13 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 16 £500 -
Bedford - 3 £360 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 21 (72.41%) PRINCE2
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Retail
7 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
8 5 (17.24%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (17.24%) Revenue Management
9 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.79%) MS Office
10 3 (10.34%) SAP
10 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
10 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (10.34%) Security Management
10 3 (10.34%) Information Security
10 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.90%) Scrum
11 2 (6.90%) CA Clarity
11 2 (6.90%) QA
11 2 (6.90%) Degree
11 2 (6.90%) Planview

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (13.79%) MS Office
4 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) CA Clarity
2 1 (3.45%) Agresso
2 1 (3.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
2 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Supply Chain Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Assistant Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Junior
4 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Coordinator
4 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) PRINCE2
2 12 (41.38%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (31.03%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
7 5 (17.24%) Revenue Management
8 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) Security Management
9 3 (10.34%) Information Security
9 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.90%) Scrum
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
11 1 (3.45%) ITIL
11 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
11 1 (3.45%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Planview
3 2 (6.90%) CA
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) Niku
4 1 (3.45%) Primavera
4 1 (3.45%) Ceridian
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