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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 57 98 65
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -33
Contract jobs citing MS Project 69 34 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.76% 1.21% 2.45%
As % of the Applications category 20.72% 7.78% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 35
Median daily rate £325 £331 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -21.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
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
333 437 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.31% 15.58% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 186 165
Median daily rate £338 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £96.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 38 £255 -36.25%
Slough +11 7 £338 -15.62% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £365 - 1
Newbury +6 2 £400 +39.13%
Bracknell 0 1 - -
Wokingham -4 1 - - 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 67 (65.05%) MS Excel
2 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
2 57 (55.34%) Project Management
3 49 (47.57%) PRINCE2
4 40 (38.83%) Telecoms
5 27 (26.21%) ITIL
5 27 (26.21%) SharePoint
6 23 (22.33%) ITIL V3
7 20 (19.42%) MS Visio
8 18 (17.48%) Management Information System
9 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (16.50%) MS Office
10 16 (15.53%) Amdocs
10 16 (15.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (15.53%) Change Control
11 14 (13.59%) Finance
12 13 (12.62%) Ericsson
12 13 (12.62%) Programme Management
13 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (10.68%) Remedy
15 10 (9.71%) QA
15 10 (9.71%) LTE
15 10 (9.71%) VoLTE
15 10 (9.71%) PRINCE
15 10 (9.71%) Change Management
15 10 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
16 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (7.77%) Project Planning

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 27 (26.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 67 (65.05%) MS Excel
2 20 (19.42%) MS Visio
3 17 (16.50%) MS Office
4 16 (15.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.88%) Acrobat
5 4 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (3.88%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.91%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) assyst
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Office 365
1 3 (2.91%) Trello
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) LTE
1 10 (9.71%) VoLTE
1 10 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.91%) ATM
2 3 (2.91%) SDH
3 2 (1.94%) LAN
3 2 (1.94%) WAN
4 1 (0.97%) Firewall
4 1 (0.97%) NAS
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (38.83%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.59%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Project Manager
2 14 (13.59%) Analyst
3 11 (10.68%) Project Planner
4 10 (9.71%) Programme Planner
5 9 (8.74%) Coordinator
6 8 (7.77%) Voice Project Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Project Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (5.83%) Telecoms Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Administrator
9 4 (3.88%) PMO Administrator
9 4 (3.88%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) PMO Officer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (2.91%) Digital Project Manager
10 3 (2.91%) PMO Coordinator
10 3 (2.91%) PMO Lead
10 3 (2.91%) Senior Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) PKI
5 1 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Unix
3 1 (0.97%) Solaris
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) Project Management
2 49 (47.57%) PRINCE2
3 27 (26.21%) ITIL
4 23 (22.33%) ITIL V3
5 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.53%) Change Control
7 13 (12.62%) Programme Management
8 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.71%) Change Management
9 10 (9.71%) PRINCE
10 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
10 9 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (7.77%) Project Planning
12 7 (6.80%) Six Sigma
13 5 (4.85%) Dashboard Development
13 5 (4.85%) Document Management
13 5 (4.85%) Presales
13 5 (4.85%) Resource Management
13 5 (4.85%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.88%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.91%) SQL
2 2 (1.94%) VB
2 2 (1.94%) VBA
3 1 (0.97%) C#
3 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.88%) PMP
4 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.97%) APMP
6 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) GxP
3 1 (0.97%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 57 (55.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Amdocs
3 13 (12.62%) Ericsson
4 11 (10.68%) Remedy
5 6 (5.83%) SAP
6 4 (3.88%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.94%) Adobe
7 2 (1.94%) Capita
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle
8 1 (0.97%) Cognos
8 1 (0.97%) Huawei
8 1 (0.97%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.97%) VMware