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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South East / Berkshire
Rank 49 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 60 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.15% 1.38% 1.50%
As % of the Applications category 21.90% 11.22% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 19
Median daily rate £370 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £187 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.14 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +147.56%

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
274 303 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.40% 12.30% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 107 145
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £142 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 49 19
Median hourly rate £10.80 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £18.00 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +43 38 £425 -5.55%
Bracknell +3 3 £370 -
Newbury +5 2 £150 -57.14%
Wokingham -2 2 £331 -
Slough +4 1 £325 +96.96%
Maidenhead -2 1 £370 -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 70 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 66 (73.33%) Project Management
3 65 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 54 (60.00%) PRINCE2
5 45 (50.00%) ITIL
5 45 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 43 (47.78%) Remedy
7 42 (46.67%) ITIL V3
8 40 (44.44%) Management Information System
9 34 (37.78%) Wi-Fi
9 34 (37.78%) Ericsson
9 34 (37.78%) LTE
9 34 (37.78%) VoLTE
10 21 (23.33%) Finance
11 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (10.00%) Change Management
13 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (8.89%) Programme Management
13 8 (8.89%) PMP
13 8 (8.89%) MS Office
13 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
13 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
13 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (7.78%) Document Management
15 6 (6.67%) PMI Certification
15 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
16 5 (5.56%) CRM
16 5 (5.56%) Change Control

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 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 70 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.89%) MS Office
4 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (37.78%) LTE
1 34 (37.78%) VoLTE
1 34 (37.78%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.44%) MGW
3 2 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 45 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 21 (23.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Local Government
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Project Manager
2 34 (37.78%) Voice Project Manager
3 12 (13.33%) Network Manager
4 11 (12.22%) Network Project Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Core Network Project Manager
6 7 (7.78%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
7 6 (6.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.44%) Programme Planner
9 4 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Data Centre Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 3 (3.33%) PMO Coordinator
10 3 (3.33%) PMO Lead
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) .NET
1 2 (2.22%) HTML
1 2 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (73.33%) Project Management
2 54 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 45 (50.00%) ITIL
4 42 (46.67%) ITIL V3
5 9 (10.00%) Change Management
6 8 (8.89%) Programme Management
6 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.78%) Document Management
8 5 (5.56%) Change Control
8 5 (5.56%) CRM
9 4 (4.44%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (4.44%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.44%) Project Governance
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.33%) Coaching
10 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.33%) ERP
10 3 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Java
1 2 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) PMP
1 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) MBA
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) APMP
5 1 (1.11%) CBAP
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) GMP
Vendors
1 65 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 43 (47.78%) Remedy
3 34 (37.78%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.22%) Amdocs
4 2 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.11%) BT
5 1 (1.11%) Huawei
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Planview
5 1 (1.11%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.11%) SAP