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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 64 69 78
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 49 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.49% 2.15% 1.84%
As % of the Applications category 17.38% 16.27% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 26
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +11.11%
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
282 332 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.35% 13.19% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 142 147
Median daily rate £304 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 33
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.55 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +21 28 £383 +4.79%
Slough +4 3 £450 +43.42%
Maidenhead +1 3 £348 - 1
Newbury +8 1 - - 1
Bracknell -2 1 £320 +14.28%
Hungerford - 1 £265 -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 52 (69.33%) Project Management
2 47 (62.67%) MS Excel
3 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
4 36 (48.00%) PRINCE2
5 27 (36.00%) ITIL
5 27 (36.00%) Telecoms
6 24 (32.00%) Remedy
7 23 (30.67%) ITIL V3
8 22 (29.33%) Management Information System
9 19 (25.33%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (25.33%) Finance
9 19 (25.33%) Ericsson
9 19 (25.33%) LTE
9 19 (25.33%) VoLTE
10 18 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.00%) MS Office
13 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
13 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (9.33%) UML
14 7 (9.33%) CRM
14 7 (9.33%) PMP
14 7 (9.33%) Use Case
15 6 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
15 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
15 6 (8.00%) Time Management
15 6 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
15 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
15 6 (8.00%) XML

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 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 47 (62.67%) MS Excel
2 18 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (12.00%) MS Office
4 6 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.33%) LTE
1 19 (25.33%) VoLTE
1 19 (25.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) NAS
3 1 (1.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) TestRail
General
1 27 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (25.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Local Government
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Project Manager
2 19 (25.33%) Voice Project Manager
3 13 (17.33%) Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Consultant
5 7 (9.33%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Business Consultant
6 6 (8.00%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
7 5 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Core Network Project Manager
8 4 (5.33%) CRM Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) CRM Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Project Coordinator
9 3 (4.00%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) .NET
1 6 (8.00%) HTML
1 6 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (69.33%) Project Management
2 36 (48.00%) PRINCE2
3 27 (36.00%) ITIL
4 23 (30.67%) ITIL V3
5 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.33%) CRM
6 7 (9.33%) UML
6 7 (9.33%) Use Case
7 6 (8.00%) Coaching
7 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (8.00%) Time Management
8 5 (6.67%) Change Management
8 5 (6.67%) Migration
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) Java
1 6 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) PMP
2 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) MBA
4 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.33%) CBAP
5 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.00%) Remedy
3 19 (25.33%) Ericsson
4 3 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.67%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.33%) BT
6 1 (1.33%) HP
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Planview
6 1 (1.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow