The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 61 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing MS Project 68 58 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.40% 2.31% 3.15%
As % of the Applications category 14.72% 14.36% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 53
Average daily rate £420 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -6.42%
Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
462 404 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.31% 16.06% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 115 149
Average daily rate £350 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 78 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.27% +130.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £36.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Project
South East

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 16 £351 +12.40% 1
Bracknell +5 7 £288 -36.00%
Slough +1 7 £225 -50.00%
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 66 (55.93%) Project Management
2 59 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 56 (47.46%) PRINCE2
4 44 (37.29%) Finance
5 38 (32.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (28.81%) MS Visio
7 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
8 28 (23.73%) MS Office
9 24 (20.34%) Project Planning
10 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
11 18 (15.25%) Programme Management
12 17 (14.41%) Change Control
13 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
15 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
15 11 (9.32%) Management Information System
16 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
17 8 (6.78%) CRM
18 7 (5.93%) Risk Management
18 7 (5.93%) ISEB
19 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 6 (5.08%) Marketing
19 6 (5.08%) PRINCE
19 6 (5.08%) Retail
20 5 (4.24%) Change Management
20 5 (4.24%) PMI Certification
20 5 (4.24%) ITIL
20 5 (4.24%) Degree
21 4 (3.39%) MS Project Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 11 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 59 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 38 (32.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (28.81%) MS Visio
4 28 (23.73%) MS Office
5 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.85%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) LAN
2 3 (2.54%) Intranet
3 2 (1.69%) Internet
3 2 (1.69%) Extranet
3 2 (1.69%) WAN
3 2 (1.69%) VPN
3 2 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) SDH
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (37.29%) Finance
2 23 (19.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Automotive
5 2 (1.69%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.69%) Billing
5 2 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Project Manager
2 16 (13.56%) Coordinator
3 14 (11.86%) Analyst
4 8 (6.78%) Consultant
4 8 (6.78%) Project Planner
4 8 (6.78%) Project Coordinator
5 7 (5.93%) Programme Coordinator
5 7 (5.93%) PMO Analyst
6 6 (5.08%) PMO Administrator
6 6 (5.08%) Administrator
7 4 (3.39%) CRM Manager
7 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 4 (3.39%) PMO Lead
7 4 (3.39%) Business Analyst
8 3 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.54%) Project Administrator
8 3 (2.54%) Project Officer
8 3 (2.54%) Project Office Administrator
8 3 (2.54%) Finance Project Manager
8 3 (2.54%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) HTML
1 2 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) CSS
2 1 (0.85%) XML
2 1 (0.85%) XSL
2 1 (0.85%) XSLT
2 1 (0.85%) HTML5
2 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.54%) PMI
3 2 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (1.69%) EPoS
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
1 2 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) UNIX
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.93%) Project Management
2 56 (47.46%) PRINCE2
3 24 (20.34%) Project Planning
4 18 (15.25%) Programme Management
5 17 (14.41%) Change Control
6 15 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.78%) CRM
8 7 (5.93%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.08%) PRINCE
10 5 (4.24%) Change Management
10 5 (4.24%) ITIL
11 4 (3.39%) Content Management
11 4 (3.39%) Matrix Management
11 4 (3.39%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.39%) Quality Management
11 4 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (2.54%) GAP Analysis
12 3 (2.54%) Migration
12 3 (2.54%) E-Procurement
12 3 (2.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.54%) SQL
1 3 (2.54%) C
2 1 (0.85%) VB
2 1 (0.85%) Java
2 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.93%) ISEB
4 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (4.24%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.24%) Degree
6 4 (3.39%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (3.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.85%) MBA
7 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.54%) Amdocs
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.69%) Planview
4 2 (1.69%) SAP
4 2 (1.69%) Siebel
4 2 (1.69%) Cisco
4 2 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Teradata
5 1 (0.85%) Remedy
5 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
Reading, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago