The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 36 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.84% 4.68% 6.22%
As % of the Applications category 4.35% 33.33% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£286 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.21% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £291 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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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 Bradford region.

Applications Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 19.25% 14.04% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 12
Average daily rate £313 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £9.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Bradford region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Bradford region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

MS Project
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Novell
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Programme Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Support Officer
4 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Novell