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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 48 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.35% 1.20% 1.26%
As % of the Applications category 8.16% 7.78% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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£285 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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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
98 90 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.55% 15.41% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 29
Average daily rate £295 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £116 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.65 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.20 £29.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project.

1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (23.53%) MS Office
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Product Management
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.88%) P3O
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) QA
6 1 (5.88%) QlikView

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Project also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Planner
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Product Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MAPM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) P3O
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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