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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 62 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.41% 1.86% 1.13%
As % of the Applications category 11.83% 17.28% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Median daily rate £275 £445 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.20% +58.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £140 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £478 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-20.80% +71.87%
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
93 81 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.91% 10.76% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 52
Median daily rate £275 £375 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 16
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) MS Visio
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 7 (20.59%) Windows
5 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 7 (20.59%) WAN
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL
6 6 (17.65%) Avaya
6 6 (17.65%) Service Management
7 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.71%) NHS
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) MS Office
8 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Degree
8 4 (11.76%) German Language
8 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
9 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (8.82%) Office 365
9 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
10 2 (5.88%) Sun

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 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS PowerPoint
1 14 (41.18%) MS Visio
2 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) HFM
1 1 (2.94%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) German Language
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Programme Planner
3 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
4 3 (8.82%) PMO Planner
5 2 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Governance Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Governance Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Information Governance Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Information Governance Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) NHS
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Data Management
5 2 (5.88%) Information Governance
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Records Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Governance
6 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) APMP
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Avaya
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.94%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase