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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 36 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 1.55% 3.09%
As % of the Applications category 5.26% 11.32% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Median daily rate - £215 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £356 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £31.40 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.63% +96.25%
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
19 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.48% 13.70% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 46
Median daily rate £138 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Median hourly rate £8.25 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% -11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) DSDM
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) COBIT
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
4 1 (25.00%) DSDM
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) RAD
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft