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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 65 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.93% 1.68%
As % of the Applications category 4.05% 7.69% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Median daily rate £290 £311 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +9.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +25.00%
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
74 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.24% 12.06% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 61
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £143 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Median hourly rate £18.39 £12.90 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.55% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.96 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £20.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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
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 5 December 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 8 (61.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Avaya
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL
7 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 1 (7.69%) Primavera
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) EMC

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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) German Language
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) P3M3
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) NICE Systems