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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 75 85 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Project 52 32 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.14% 1.27% 2.65%
As % of the Applications category 15.52% 7.58% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 26
Median daily rate £338 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.45% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
335 422 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.81% 16.69% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 174 153
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £200 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 28
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £10.80 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £27.60 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 28 £275 -24.13% 5
Slough +6 6 £325 -18.75% 3
Wokingham - 4 £402 -
Maidenhead - 3 £320 -
Newbury +2 1 £400 +45.45%
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 61 (61.00%) MS Excel
2 57 (57.00%) Microsoft
3 53 (53.00%) Project Management
4 46 (46.00%) PRINCE2
5 37 (37.00%) Telecoms
6 31 (31.00%) SharePoint
7 26 (26.00%) ITIL
8 23 (23.00%) ITIL V3
9 18 (18.00%) Management Information System
10 16 (16.00%) Amdocs
10 16 (16.00%) Change Control
11 14 (14.00%) Finance
11 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (13.00%) Ericsson
12 13 (13.00%) MS Visio
12 13 (13.00%) MS Office
12 13 (13.00%) QA
13 12 (12.00%) Programme Management
13 12 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (11.00%) Remedy
15 10 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (10.00%) LTE
15 10 (10.00%) VoLTE
16 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (9.00%) Change Management
16 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
16 9 (9.00%) PRINCE
17 8 (8.00%) Project Planning
17 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 31 (31.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 61 (61.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.00%) MS Office
2 13 (13.00%) MS Visio
3 12 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.00%) Mingle
5 2 (2.00%) Acrobat
5 2 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) assyst
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
1 3 (3.00%) Trello
2 2 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) LTE
1 10 (10.00%) VoLTE
1 10 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.00%) ATM
2 3 (3.00%) SDH
3 2 (2.00%) LAN
3 2 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (1.00%) Firewall
4 1 (1.00%) NAS
4 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (37.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (34.00%) Project Manager
2 14 (14.00%) Analyst
3 10 (10.00%) Programme Planner
3 10 (10.00%) Project Planner
4 8 (8.00%) Voice Project Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Coordinator
5 6 (6.00%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (6.00%) Project Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) Consultant
6 5 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (5.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 4 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) PMO Officer
8 3 (3.00%) Digital Project Manager
8 3 (3.00%) PMO Administrator
8 3 (3.00%) PMO Lead
8 3 (3.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.00%) FMCG
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.00%) Project Management
2 46 (46.00%) PRINCE2
3 26 (26.00%) ITIL
4 23 (23.00%) ITIL V3
5 16 (16.00%) Change Control
6 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (12.00%) Programme Management
8 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.00%) Change Management
9 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.00%) PRINCE
10 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.00%) Project Planning
11 7 (7.00%) Six Sigma
12 5 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
12 5 (5.00%) Document Management
12 5 (5.00%) SDLC
12 5 (5.00%) Time Management
13 4 (4.00%) Re-Platforming
13 4 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) Java
2 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.00%) VB
2 2 (2.00%) VBA
3 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
1 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.00%) PMP
3 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.00%) APMP
5 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) QA
2 4 (4.00%) GxP
3 1 (1.00%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 57 (57.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Amdocs
3 13 (13.00%) Ericsson
4 11 (11.00%) Remedy
5 6 (6.00%) SAP
6 4 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.00%) Capita
7 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.00%) Siebel
8 1 (1.00%) Huawei
8 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle
8 1 (1.00%) VMware
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