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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 48 94 60
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -34
Contract jobs citing MS Project 77 35 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.13% 1.38% 2.59%
As % of the Applications category 20.98% 9.94% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 38
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £183 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
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
367 352 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.91% 13.89% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 123 141
Average daily rate £363 £250 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £138 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £8.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 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 29 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
(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 +15 27 £425 - 3
Slough +9 14 £180 -34.54% 1
Bracknell +13 11 £475 +18.75% 1
Newbury +5 3 £375 -6.37%
Maidenhead - 3 £375 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Ascot - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 77 (52.74%) Project Management
2 75 (51.37%) MS Excel
3 65 (44.52%) PRINCE2
4 53 (36.30%) MS Visio
5 47 (32.19%) Finance
6 43 (29.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 42 (28.77%) Telecoms
7 42 (28.77%) Microsoft
8 37 (25.34%) MS Office
9 21 (14.38%) Project Planning
10 20 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (13.01%) Change Control
12 17 (11.64%) Programme Management
13 16 (10.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (10.96%) Security Cleared
14 14 (9.59%) Risk Management
15 13 (8.90%) Management Information System
15 13 (8.90%) ITIL
15 13 (8.90%) SC Cleared
16 11 (7.53%) Marketing
17 10 (6.85%) Change Management
17 10 (6.85%) SharePoint
17 10 (6.85%) PMI Certification
18 9 (6.16%) PMP
19 8 (5.48%) Migration
19 8 (5.48%) Resource Management
19 8 (5.48%) Dependency Management
20 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 7 (4.79%) Service Management
20 7 (4.79%) Oracle

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.37%) Lync
2 2 (1.37%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 75 (51.37%) MS Excel
2 53 (36.30%) MS Visio
3 43 (29.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 37 (25.34%) MS Office
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Force.com
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) SDH
2 2 (1.37%) ATM
2 2 (1.37%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.68%) 4G
3 1 (0.68%) MVNO
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) DAB
3 1 (0.68%) UMTS
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Extranet
3 1 (0.68%) GPRS
3 1 (0.68%) GSM
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.68%) Big Data
2 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
General
1 47 (32.19%) Finance
2 42 (28.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.53%) Marketing
4 6 (4.11%) Retail
5 4 (2.74%) Automotive
5 4 (2.74%) Billing
6 2 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (33.56%) Project Manager
2 29 (19.86%) Coordinator
3 24 (16.44%) Project Coordinator
4 14 (9.59%) Analyst
5 13 (8.90%) Administrator
6 12 (8.22%) Project Administrator
7 11 (7.53%) PMO Administrator
8 10 (6.85%) Project Office Administrator
9 9 (6.16%) Project Planner
10 8 (5.48%) Programme Coordinator
11 7 (4.79%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 6 (4.11%) PMO Analyst
13 5 (3.42%) Programme Planner
13 5 (3.42%) Junior
14 4 (2.74%) Business Analyst
14 4 (2.74%) Programme Manager
14 4 (2.74%) Architect
14 4 (2.74%) Technical Project Manager
14 4 (2.74%) Technical Manager
14 4 (2.74%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.37%) .NET
1 2 (1.37%) XML
2 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.68%) WML
2 1 (0.68%) HTML
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.37%) EPoS
3 2 (1.37%) PMI
3 2 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (52.74%) Project Management
2 65 (44.52%) PRINCE2
3 21 (14.38%) Project Planning
4 20 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.01%) Change Control
6 17 (11.64%) Programme Management
7 14 (9.59%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.90%) ITIL
9 10 (6.85%) Change Management
10 8 (5.48%) Migration
10 8 (5.48%) Resource Management
10 8 (5.48%) Dependency Management
11 7 (4.79%) Service Management
12 6 (4.11%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.42%) Portfolio Management
13 5 (3.42%) Data Management
13 5 (3.42%) PRINCE
14 4 (2.74%) CRM
14 4 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (2.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.37%) Java
2 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
2 1 (0.68%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) VB
2 1 (0.68%) VBA
2 1 (0.68%) C
2 1 (0.68%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 16 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.85%) PMI Certification
4 9 (6.16%) PMP
5 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.05%) Degree
6 3 (2.05%) ISEB
7 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.37%) MAPM
8 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.68%) MBA
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
1 1 (0.68%) Netcool
Vendors
1 42 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle
3 5 (3.42%) Amdocs
3 5 (3.42%) SAP
4 4 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.05%) Siebel
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco
6 2 (1.37%) IBM
6 2 (1.37%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.68%) Verint
7 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.68%) BMC
7 1 (0.68%) Remedy
7 1 (0.68%) Infovista
7 1 (0.68%) HP
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £260.00 per annum + Decent company
Posted: 23 days ago