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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 84 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Project 37 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 1.40% 2.15%
As % of the Applications category 12.94% 11.14% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 25
Average daily rate £363 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £465 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.27% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
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
286 341 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.26% 12.57% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 142 208
Average daily rate £300 £287 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £139 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 21 35
Average hourly rate £12.42 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.97% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £39.05 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -12 13 £375 -14.77%
Slough +8 5 £165 -29.03%
Newbury +2 3 £350 - 1
Bracknell -2 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (56.99%) MS Excel
2 42 (45.16%) Project Management
3 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
4 30 (32.26%) PRINCE2
4 30 (32.26%) Telecoms
5 26 (27.96%) SharePoint
6 23 (24.73%) MS Visio
7 22 (23.66%) MS PowerPoint
8 18 (19.35%) Finance
9 14 (15.05%) ITIL
10 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.98%) Change Control
11 11 (11.83%) Programme Management
11 11 (11.83%) QA
11 11 (11.83%) MS Office
11 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
12 10 (10.75%) Project Planning
12 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (8.60%) Change Management
14 7 (7.53%) ITIL V3
14 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
14 7 (7.53%) PMI Certification
14 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
14 7 (7.53%) Amdocs
15 6 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
15 6 (6.45%) Resource Management
15 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.45%) Presales
16 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
16 5 (5.38%) VoLTE

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (27.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 53 (56.99%) MS Excel
2 23 (24.73%) MS Visio
3 22 (23.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (11.83%) MS Office
5 6 (6.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (5.38%) Acrobat
6 5 (5.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.08%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
1 1 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) LTE
1 5 (5.38%) VoLTE
1 5 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) Extranet
3 1 (1.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) LAN
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) Big Data
1 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) Axure RP
General
1 30 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 18 (19.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Project Manager
2 15 (16.13%) Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Coordinator
4 11 (11.83%) Project Planner
5 9 (9.68%) Project Coordinator
6 8 (8.60%) Administrator
6 8 (8.60%) PMO Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Project Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (7.53%) PMO Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 6 (6.45%) PMO Planner
8 6 (6.45%) Programme Planner
9 5 (5.38%) PMO Coordinator
10 4 (4.30%) Project Administrator
11 3 (3.23%) PMO Officer
11 3 (3.23%) Voice Project Manager
12 2 (2.15%) Project Support Coordinator
12 2 (2.15%) Rollout Manager
12 2 (2.15%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) PMI
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.08%) Life Science
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Windows
1 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) Project Management
2 30 (32.26%) PRINCE2
3 14 (15.05%) ITIL
4 13 (13.98%) Change Control
4 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.83%) Programme Management
6 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.75%) Project Planning
7 8 (8.60%) Change Management
8 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.53%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.45%) Presales
9 6 (6.45%) Resource Management
10 5 (5.38%) PRINCE
10 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.30%) Critical Path Analysis
11 4 (4.30%) Dashboard Development
11 4 (4.30%) Document Management
11 4 (4.30%) Migration
12 3 (3.23%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) VB
2 2 (2.15%) VBA
3 1 (1.08%) C
3 1 (1.08%) C#
3 1 (1.08%) C++
3 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) PMI Certification
1 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.23%) PMP
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.08%) APMP
6 1 (1.08%) MBA
6 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.83%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) Amdocs
3 5 (5.38%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.30%) Adobe
4 4 (4.30%) Remedy
4 4 (4.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.08%) Cognos
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle