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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 47 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -27
Contract jobs citing MS Project 82 37 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.37% 1.45% 2.48%
As % of the Applications category 22.10% 10.69% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 32
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -6.26%
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
371 346 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.24% 13.60% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 126 143
Average daily rate £350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 +14 27 £400 -5.88%
Bracknell +12 15 £475 +5.55% 3
Slough +8 15 £180 -34.54% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £375 - 1
Newbury 0 2 £349 -12.75%
Wokingham - 1 - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 82 (52.90%) MS Excel
2 78 (50.32%) Project Management
3 67 (43.23%) PRINCE2
4 57 (36.77%) MS Visio
5 52 (33.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 46 (29.68%) Microsoft
6 46 (29.68%) Finance
7 44 (28.39%) Telecoms
8 41 (26.45%) MS Office
9 22 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (14.19%) Project Planning
10 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (12.90%) Change Control
12 17 (10.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (10.32%) Management Information System
13 16 (10.32%) Security Cleared
14 15 (9.68%) ITIL
15 14 (9.03%) Risk Management
15 14 (9.03%) Programme Management
15 14 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (8.39%) SharePoint
16 13 (8.39%) SC Cleared
17 12 (7.74%) Marketing
18 11 (7.10%) PMI Certification
19 10 (6.45%) PMP
19 10 (6.45%) Change Management
20 9 (5.81%) Resource Management
21 8 (5.16%) Migration
21 8 (5.16%) Dependency Management
21 8 (5.16%) Service Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.29%) Lync
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 82 (52.90%) MS Excel
2 57 (36.77%) MS Visio
3 52 (33.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (26.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Changepoint
1 1 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Force.com
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) SDH
2 3 (1.94%) ATM
3 2 (1.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.65%) 4G
4 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.65%) MVNO
4 1 (0.65%) GPRS
4 1 (0.65%) GSM
4 1 (0.65%) UMTS
4 1 (0.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) IPv6
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) Extranet
4 1 (0.65%) DAB
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.65%) Big Data
2 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (29.68%) Finance
2 44 (28.39%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.74%) Marketing
4 6 (3.87%) Retail
5 5 (3.23%) Automotive
6 4 (2.58%) Billing
7 2 (1.29%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (32.90%) Project Manager
2 33 (21.29%) Coordinator
3 28 (18.06%) Project Coordinator
4 15 (9.68%) Analyst
5 12 (7.74%) Administrator
6 11 (7.10%) Project Administrator
7 9 (5.81%) Project Planner
7 9 (5.81%) Project Office Administrator
7 9 (5.81%) Programme Coordinator
7 9 (5.81%) PMO Administrator
8 8 (5.16%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 7 (4.52%) PMO Analyst
10 6 (3.87%) Programme Planner
11 4 (2.58%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.58%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.58%) Junior
11 4 (2.58%) Technical Project Manager
11 4 (2.58%) Architect
11 4 (2.58%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.58%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) WML
1 1 (0.65%) .NET
1 1 (0.65%) Web Services
1 1 (0.65%) XML
1 1 (0.65%) WAP
1 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.29%) PMI
4 2 (1.29%) EPoS
5 1 (0.65%) NHS
5 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
1 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (50.32%) Project Management
2 67 (43.23%) PRINCE2
3 22 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (14.19%) Project Planning
4 20 (12.90%) Change Control
5 15 (9.68%) ITIL
6 14 (9.03%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.03%) Programme Management
6 14 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.45%) Change Management
8 9 (5.81%) Resource Management
9 8 (5.16%) Dependency Management
9 8 (5.16%) Service Management
9 8 (5.16%) Migration
10 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.23%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.23%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (3.23%) Data Management
11 5 (3.23%) PRINCE
12 4 (2.58%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.65%) C
1 1 (0.65%) Java
1 1 (0.65%) VB
1 1 (0.65%) VBA
1 1 (0.65%) PowerHouse
1 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (10.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (10.32%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.10%) PMI Certification
5 10 (6.45%) PMP
6 6 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.94%) Degree
7 3 (1.94%) ISEB
8 2 (1.29%) MAPM
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MBA
9 1 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Netcool
1 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (29.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.87%) Oracle
2 6 (3.87%) Amdocs
3 5 (3.23%) SAP
4 4 (2.58%) LANDesk
4 4 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.29%) Siebel
5 2 (1.29%) Cisco
5 2 (1.29%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) BMC
6 1 (0.65%) CODA
6 1 (0.65%) Remedy
6 1 (0.65%) Infovista
6 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.65%) Verint
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago