The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 57 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Project 70 43 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.78% 1.79% 2.46%
As % of the Applications category 18.09% 12.91% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-58.00% +47.05%
Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
387 333 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.38% 13.88% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 108 169
Average daily rate £333 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £8.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
South East

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 August 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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 21 £550 +29.41% 4
Newbury +8 12 £375 -6.37%
Slough +5 10 - - 1
Bracknell +5 5 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Ascot - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 78 (56.12%) Project Management
2 71 (51.08%) MS Excel
3 60 (43.17%) PRINCE2
4 51 (36.69%) Finance
5 45 (32.37%) MS Visio
6 40 (28.78%) Microsoft
6 40 (28.78%) Telecoms
6 40 (28.78%) MS PowerPoint
7 34 (24.46%) MS Office
8 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (12.95%) Change Control
9 16 (11.51%) Project Planning
9 16 (11.51%) Programme Management
10 14 (10.07%) Risk Management
11 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
12 12 (8.63%) Change Management
12 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (7.91%) SC Cleared
14 10 (7.19%) Marketing
14 10 (7.19%) PMI Certification
14 10 (7.19%) CRM
14 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
15 9 (6.47%) PMP
15 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
16 8 (5.76%) Migration
16 8 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (5.76%) PRINCE
16 8 (5.76%) ITIL
16 8 (5.76%) Oracle
17 7 (5.04%) Dependency Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.44%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.44%) Lync
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 71 (51.08%) MS Excel
2 45 (32.37%) MS Visio
3 40 (28.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (24.46%) MS Office
5 1 (0.72%) FastStats
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Force.com
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.60%) SDH
2 3 (2.16%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) SSL
3 1 (0.72%) IPv6
3 1 (0.72%) DAB
3 1 (0.72%) Extranet
3 1 (0.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.72%) ATM
3 1 (0.72%) GPRS
3 1 (0.72%) GSM
3 1 (0.72%) LAN
3 1 (0.72%) UMTS
3 1 (0.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) MVNO
3 1 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.72%) 4G
3 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 51 (36.69%) Finance
2 40 (28.78%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.19%) Marketing
4 5 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Billing
6 2 (1.44%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.44%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (34.53%) Project Manager
2 21 (15.11%) Coordinator
3 15 (10.79%) Project Coordinator
4 12 (8.63%) Analyst
5 9 (6.47%) Administrator
6 8 (5.76%) Project Planner
6 8 (5.76%) Project Administrator
7 7 (5.04%) PMO Administrator
8 6 (4.32%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 6 (4.32%) Programme Coordinator
8 6 (4.32%) Project Office Administrator
8 6 (4.32%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) CRM Manager
9 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle Project Manager
9 4 (2.88%) PMO Lead
9 4 (2.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.88%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.88%) Consultant
10 3 (2.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) .NET
1 2 (1.44%) XML
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) WML
2 1 (0.72%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) WAP
2 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (1.44%) PMI
3 2 (1.44%) EPoS
4 1 (0.72%) NHS
4 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.72%) Windows
1 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (56.12%) Project Management
2 60 (43.17%) PRINCE2
3 18 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (12.95%) Change Control
4 16 (11.51%) Project Planning
4 16 (11.51%) Programme Management
5 14 (10.07%) Risk Management
6 12 (8.63%) Change Management
7 10 (7.19%) CRM
8 8 (5.76%) Migration
8 8 (5.76%) PRINCE
8 8 (5.76%) ITIL
9 7 (5.04%) Dependency Management
10 6 (4.32%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (4.32%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.32%) Service Management
10 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.60%) Critical Path Analysis
12 4 (2.88%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.16%) C
2 2 (1.44%) Java
2 2 (1.44%) SQL
3 1 (0.72%) VB
3 1 (0.72%) VBA
3 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (7.91%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.19%) PMI Certification
5 9 (6.47%) PMP
6 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.88%) Degree
8 2 (1.44%) MAPM
8 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.72%) MBA
9 1 (0.72%) ISEB
9 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Netcool
1 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (28.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (5.76%) Oracle
3 4 (2.88%) SAP
3 4 (2.88%) Amdocs
4 3 (2.16%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.16%) Siebel
5 2 (1.44%) Planview
5 2 (1.44%) Cisco
5 2 (1.44%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) HP
6 1 (0.72%) Remedy
6 1 (0.72%) Infovista
6 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
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