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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 83 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 32 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 2.65% 2.59%
As % of the Applications category 7.58% 16.12% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 24
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£388 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £205 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -41.98%
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
422 428 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.71% 16.44% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 153 115
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 54
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.83 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £24.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 10 £363 -15.20% 2
Slough 0 6 £400 -5.88% 4
Newbury -10 4 £275 -34.52%
Bracknell -4 1 £275 -9.24%
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 51 (67.11%) Project Management
2 35 (46.05%) Telecoms
3 34 (44.74%) MS Excel
4 32 (42.11%) PRINCE2
5 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
6 28 (36.84%) Finance
7 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (25.00%) MS Visio
9 16 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (18.42%) ITIL
10 14 (18.42%) MS Office
11 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
11 11 (14.47%) Project Planning
11 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.16%) PMI Certification
13 9 (11.84%) Programme Management
14 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
15 7 (9.21%) Amdocs
15 7 (9.21%) PMP
15 7 (9.21%) Change Management
15 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
16 6 (7.89%) Migration
16 6 (7.89%) JIRA
16 6 (7.89%) PCI DSS
16 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
17 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
17 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
17 5 (6.58%) People Management
17 5 (6.58%) Degree
17 5 (6.58%) Cisco ICM

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.32%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 19 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 16 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (18.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Cisco ICM
1 5 (6.58%) IP Telephony
2 4 (5.26%) ATM
2 4 (5.26%) SDH
2 4 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.63%) Broadband
4 1 (1.32%) LTE
4 1 (1.32%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.32%) VLAN
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) VoIP
4 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) QlikView
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
General
1 35 (46.05%) Telecoms
2 28 (36.84%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Billing
4 4 (5.26%) Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 2 (2.63%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.16%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 7 (9.21%) Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Coordinator
5 4 (5.26%) Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.26%) PMO Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Junior
7 2 (2.63%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Project Administrator
7 2 (2.63%) Project Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Data Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Change Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) PMI
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Life Science
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Project Management
2 32 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (18.42%) ITIL
5 11 (14.47%) Project Planning
5 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.84%) Programme Management
7 7 (9.21%) Change Management
8 6 (7.89%) Migration
9 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.58%) People Management
9 5 (6.58%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.26%) Service Management
10 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (5.26%) Document Management
10 4 (5.26%) Resource Management
10 4 (5.26%) Change Control
11 3 (3.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) VBA
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.21%) PMP
3 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) Degree
5 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.95%) ISEB
7 1 (1.32%) PgMP
7 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CCNP
7 1 (1.32%) CCNA
7 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Amdocs
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco
4 4 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) Ericsson
5 3 (3.95%) SAP
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Verint
7 1 (1.32%) Huawei
7 1 (1.32%) Lotus
7 1 (1.32%) Software AG
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 days ago