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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 106 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 32 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.06% 1.84% 1.91%
As % of the Applications category 7.39% 11.84% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £366 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.92% -16.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £358 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +7.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +5.26%
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
433 456 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.40% 15.57% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 185 105
Average daily rate £300 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £144 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -49.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.14 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 +6 14 £443 +3.50% 1
Newbury -6 8 £288 -32.74% 3
Slough -5 4 £313 +38.88% 1
Maidenhead +7 1 - - 1
Wokingham -3 1 £400 -
Hungerford - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 48 (64.86%) Project Management
2 42 (56.76%) MS Excel
3 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 32 (43.24%) PRINCE2
4 32 (43.24%) Telecoms
5 24 (32.43%) MS Visio
6 23 (31.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 20 (27.03%) Finance
8 15 (20.27%) MS Office
8 15 (20.27%) Programme Management
9 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.22%) ITIL
10 12 (16.22%) PMI Certification
10 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.81%) PMI
12 8 (10.81%) Change Management
13 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
14 6 (8.11%) Operations Management
14 6 (8.11%) Change Control
15 5 (6.76%) Dependency Management
15 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
15 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
15 5 (6.76%) HP
15 5 (6.76%) PMP
15 5 (6.76%) PRINCE
15 5 (6.76%) Service Management
15 5 (6.76%) Amdocs
15 5 (6.76%) Degree

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (56.76%) MS Excel
2 24 (32.43%) MS Visio
3 23 (31.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (20.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) ATM
1 4 (5.41%) SDH
2 2 (2.70%) Broadband
3 1 (1.35%) LTE
3 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.35%) VoIP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) QlikView
2 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.35%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (43.24%) Telecoms
2 20 (27.03%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Billing
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Project Manager
2 11 (14.86%) Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Coordinator
3 9 (12.16%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.05%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Programme Coordinator
5 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Project Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Project Support Analyst
5 3 (4.05%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (2.70%) Programme Planner
6 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Technical Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Administrator
6 2 (2.70%) Programme Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Project Planner
6 2 (2.70%) Test Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.86%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) PMI
4 2 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.86%) Project Management
2 32 (43.24%) PRINCE2
3 15 (20.27%) Programme Management
4 13 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.22%) ITIL
6 8 (10.81%) Change Management
7 6 (8.11%) Operations Management
7 6 (8.11%) Change Control
8 5 (6.76%) Dependency Management
8 5 (6.76%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.76%) PRINCE
8 5 (6.76%) Service Management
8 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.41%) Scrum
9 4 (5.41%) CRM
10 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (4.05%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) VBA
2 2 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) PMP
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) ISEB
5 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.35%) PgMP
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.35%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.35%) QA
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
1 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) HP
2 5 (6.76%) Amdocs
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle
6 1 (1.35%) Software AG
6 1 (1.35%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.35%) Lotus
6 1 (1.35%) Planview
6 1 (1.35%) Huawei
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