The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 86 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 41 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 1.97% 2.08%
As % of the Applications category 12.28% 12.38% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -33.33%
MS Project
South East

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

Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
334 412 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.70% 15.94% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 197 104
Average daily rate £275 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 42
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £27.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Reading +13 15 £375 -13.29% 2
Newbury +9 12 £350 -17.64%
Slough -2 3 £275 - 6
Bracknell -3 3 £250 -23.31%
Maidenhead -2 1 £425 +13.33%
Windsor - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 74 (66.07%) MS Excel
2 61 (54.46%) Project Management
3 58 (51.79%) PRINCE2
4 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
5 44 (39.29%) MS Visio
6 43 (38.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 33 (29.46%) Telecoms
8 20 (17.86%) ITIL
9 18 (16.07%) MS Office
9 18 (16.07%) Programme Management
10 17 (15.18%) Finance
10 17 (15.18%) Management Information System
10 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (11.61%) Project Planning
14 13 (11.61%) Change Control
15 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
16 10 (8.93%) PMI Certification
17 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
17 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
18 8 (7.14%) Service Management
18 8 (7.14%) PRINCE
19 7 (6.25%) PMI
19 7 (6.25%) Service Delivery
20 6 (5.36%) Amdocs
20 6 (5.36%) Operations Management
20 6 (5.36%) SDH
20 6 (5.36%) ATM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.79%) Lync
3 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 74 (66.07%) MS Excel
2 44 (39.29%) MS Visio
3 43 (38.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (16.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.79%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.89%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.36%) ATM
1 6 (5.36%) SDH
2 2 (1.79%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.89%) LTE
3 1 (0.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.89%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.89%) QlikView
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 33 (29.46%) Telecoms
2 17 (15.18%) Finance
3 5 (4.46%) Automotive
4 4 (3.57%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.89%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Project Manager
2 26 (23.21%) Coordinator
3 21 (18.75%) Project Coordinator
4 15 (13.39%) Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Project Planner
5 9 (8.04%) Programme Coordinator
6 8 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 8 (7.14%) Administrator
7 7 (6.25%) Project Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) Change Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Programme Planner
8 6 (5.36%) PMO Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) Project Office Administrator
9 5 (4.46%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Metrics Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) Oracle Project Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) SAP XI
1 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.25%) PMI
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Life Science
4 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.89%) Windows
1 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.46%) Project Management
2 58 (51.79%) PRINCE2
3 20 (17.86%) ITIL
4 18 (16.07%) Programme Management
5 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.61%) Project Planning
7 13 (11.61%) Change Control
8 8 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 8 (7.14%) Service Management
9 7 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.36%) Operations Management
11 5 (4.46%) Resource Management
11 5 (4.46%) Dependency Management
11 5 (4.46%) Information Management
11 5 (4.46%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.57%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.57%) Data Analysis
12 4 (3.57%) Change Management
12 4 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.89%) SQL
1 1 (0.89%) ABAP
1 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.93%) PMI Certification
4 9 (8.04%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.57%) Degree
5 4 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.68%) PMP
7 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.89%) HND
8 1 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.89%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
1 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Netcool
1 1 (0.89%) SCCM
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (41.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Amdocs
3 5 (4.46%) LANDesk
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle
5 3 (2.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.79%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) BMC
7 1 (0.89%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.89%) CODA
7 1 (0.89%) Infovista
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) Verint
7 1 (0.89%) Planview
7 1 (0.89%) HP
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