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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 73 59 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 46 68 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 2.72% 1.69%
As % of the Applications category 12.67% 17.89% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £633 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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
363 380 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.15% 15.19% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 159 107
Average daily rate £325 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £494 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 35
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £12.20 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.30 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Slough +5 13 £275 -
Reading -10 13 £350 -36.36% 1
Newbury -11 3 £400 +6.80%
Bracknell -5 2 £196 - 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (69.51%) Project Management
2 39 (47.56%) Finance
3 36 (43.90%) MS Excel
4 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
5 28 (34.15%) PRINCE2
6 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
7 21 (25.61%) MS Visio
8 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (23.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (19.51%) MS Office
10 14 (17.07%) Project Planning
11 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
11 12 (14.63%) ITIL
12 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
14 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
14 9 (10.98%) PRINCE
14 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
15 8 (9.76%) ACCA
15 8 (9.76%) CIMA
15 8 (9.76%) PMI Certification
16 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (8.54%) Change Management
16 7 (8.54%) Migration
16 7 (8.54%) Programme Management
17 6 (7.32%) PMP
17 6 (7.32%) HP
17 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
17 6 (7.32%) Mentoring

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.66%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 21 (25.61%) MS Visio
3 19 (23.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (19.51%) MS Office
5 1 (1.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) IP Telephony
1 5 (6.10%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (4.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.22%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.22%) Telepresence
3 1 (1.22%) VLAN
3 1 (1.22%) LTE
3 1 (1.22%) VoIP
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Axure RP
General
1 39 (47.56%) Finance
2 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Billing
4 4 (4.88%) Legal
5 3 (3.66%) Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Automotive
7 1 (1.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Project Manager
2 8 (9.76%) Coordinator
3 6 (7.32%) Administrator
3 6 (7.32%) Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (6.10%) PMO Administrator
5 4 (4.88%) Project Administrator
5 4 (4.88%) Technical Manager
5 4 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.88%) Test Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Project Planner
6 3 (3.66%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Project Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Project Office Administrator
6 3 (3.66%) Project Officer
6 3 (3.66%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
1 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) PMI
4 1 (1.22%) DTV
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
1 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (69.51%) Project Management
2 28 (34.15%) PRINCE2
3 19 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (17.07%) Project Planning
5 12 (14.63%) ITIL
5 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.98%) PRINCE
7 7 (8.54%) Change Management
7 7 (8.54%) Migration
7 7 (8.54%) Programme Management
8 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (6.10%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.88%) Document Management
10 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.88%) People Management
10 4 (4.88%) Test Planning
11 3 (3.66%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) PMI Certification
3 8 (9.76%) ACCA
3 8 (9.76%) CIMA
4 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (7.32%) PMP
6 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.66%) ISEB
8 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.22%) CCNP
8 1 (1.22%) CCNA
8 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) HP
3 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.88%) Amdocs
5 2 (2.44%) Verint
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Software AG
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) Google
6 1 (1.22%) Lotus
6 1 (1.22%) Remedy