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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 87 76 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 38 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.47% 1.98% 2.10%
As % of the Applications category 11.66% 12.06% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 34
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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 £326 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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
326 431 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.58% 16.38% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 202 98
Average daily rate £285 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.20 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +9 18 £375 -9.63% 4
Newbury +7 10 £350 -17.64%
Slough -6 3 £316 - 2
Bracknell 0 2 £250 -23.31%
Maidenhead +4 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 65 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 57 (54.29%) Project Management
3 54 (51.43%) PRINCE2
4 40 (38.10%) MS Visio
5 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 39 (37.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 32 (30.48%) Telecoms
7 20 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 20 (19.05%) ITIL
8 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (16.19%) Programme Management
9 17 (16.19%) MS Office
10 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (14.29%) Finance
12 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (12.38%) Change Control
14 11 (10.48%) PMI Certification
14 11 (10.48%) Project Planning
15 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
16 9 (8.57%) Service Management
17 8 (7.62%) Amdocs
17 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
18 7 (6.67%) PMI
18 7 (6.67%) ATM
18 7 (6.67%) SDH
19 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
19 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
19 6 (5.71%) Operations Management
20 5 (4.76%) Information Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 65 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 40 (38.10%) MS Visio
3 39 (37.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (16.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.67%) ATM
1 7 (6.67%) SDH
2 2 (1.90%) Broadband
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) LTE
3 1 (0.95%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.95%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) JIRA
General
1 32 (30.48%) Telecoms
2 15 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Automotive
4 4 (3.81%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Billing
6 2 (1.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Project Manager
2 26 (24.76%) Coordinator
3 21 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
4 14 (13.33%) Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 9 (8.57%) Programme Coordinator
7 8 (7.62%) Project Planner
8 6 (5.71%) Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) Change Manager
9 5 (4.76%) PMO Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Project Office Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Project Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Programme Planner
9 5 (4.76%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Metrics Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Project Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Junior
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.67%) PMI
4 2 (1.90%) Life Science
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Project Management
2 54 (51.43%) PRINCE2
3 20 (19.05%) ITIL
4 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (16.19%) Programme Management
6 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.38%) Change Control
8 11 (10.48%) Project Planning
9 9 (8.57%) Service Management
10 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.71%) Operations Management
11 5 (4.76%) Information Management
11 5 (4.76%) PRINCE
11 5 (4.76%) CRM
12 4 (3.81%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.81%) Dependency Management
12 4 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (3.81%) People Management
12 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) SQL
2 1 (0.95%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) PMI Certification
2 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.81%) PMP
4 4 (3.81%) Degree
5 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.90%) ISEB
7 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.95%) HND
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.95%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) Amdocs
3 5 (4.76%) LANDesk
4 3 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (1.90%) EMC
5 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.95%) Planview
6 1 (0.95%) Huawei
6 1 (0.95%) BMC
6 1 (0.95%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.95%) CODA
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle
6 1 (0.95%) HP
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco
6 1 (0.95%) Verint
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