The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 59 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 0.55% 1.27%
As % of the Applications category 8.64% 4.82% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £274 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £291 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £332 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -4.69%
MS Project
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
81 83 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.87% 11.40% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 50
Median daily rate £311 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Median hourly rate £12.55 £12.76 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £35.05 £26.80
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 Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Birmingham region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Birmingham region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) Avaya
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) German Language
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.76%) Office 365
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 1 (5.88%) Programme Governance
9 1 (5.88%) User Stories
9 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
9 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (5.88%) Skype
9 1 (5.88%) APMP
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (5.88%) Waterfall

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Planner
4 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) APMP
1 1 (5.88%) CISM
1 1 (5.88%) CISSP
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Avaya