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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 61 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.29% 0.41% 1.33%
As % of the Applications category 10.53% 4.05% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Median daily rate £275 £325 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £305 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +34.37%
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
95 74 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.24% 10.03% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 49
Median daily rate £275 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Median hourly rate £10.60 £15.00 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +14.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.39%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) MS Visio
4 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 6 (23.08%) WAN
6 5 (19.23%) NHS
6 5 (19.23%) Avaya
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (11.54%) German Language
8 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
8 3 (11.54%) Change Management
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.54%) Degree
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (7.69%) Office 365

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) LAN
1 6 (23.08%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) German Language
3 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Governance Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Information Governance Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Information Governance Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 2 (7.69%) PMO Planner
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Planner
4 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Voice Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) NHS
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) Service Management
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Governance
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
1 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) Sun