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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.98% 1.13% 1.21%
As % of the Applications category 8.82% 9.59% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Median daily rate £295 £340 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +16.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.14 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +82.52%

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
68 73 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.13% 11.77% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 59
Median daily rate £329 £345 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £140 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £18.39 £11.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.21% -8.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £9.96 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.98 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) P3M3
4 2 (22.22%) P3O
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) NICE Systems
5 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Document Management
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) German Language
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
1 2 (22.22%) PMO Lead
1 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Support Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior PMO
2 1 (11.11%) Senior PMO Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Recording Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) P3M3
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) CAD
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
3 1 (11.11%) NICE Systems