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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.40% 2.30% 0.99%
As % of the Applications category 16.36% 20.00% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
Median daily rate £300 £340 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £193 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £410 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £364 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +91.18%

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
55 75 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.55% 11.52% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 49
Median daily rate £290 £288 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £146 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.93 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.59% -13.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 7 (58.33%) MS Visio
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Dependency Management
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Avaya
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) P3O
6 2 (16.67%) P3M3
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) Document Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Presales
7 1 (8.33%) NICE Systems
7 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
7 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Risk 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Visio
2 6 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) German Language
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) PMO Lead
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Junior
2 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Planner
2 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planner
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior PMO
2 1 (8.33%) Senior PMO Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Voice Recording Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Dependency Management
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) P3M3
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) CAD
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (8.33%) NICE Systems