The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 55 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 17 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.89% 1.56% 3.01%
As % of the Applications category 12.78% 11.57% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 23
Median daily rate £435 £314 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.64% -17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £279 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £16.25 £16.60
% change year-on-year
+75.38% -2.10%
MS Project
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
133 121 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.78% 13.46% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 90 92
Median daily rate £250 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.33%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
2 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (29.41%) MS Office
2 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 5 (14.71%) Finance
6 5 (14.71%) Banking
6 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (11.76%) CISSP
7 4 (11.76%) BCP
7 4 (11.76%) Primavera
7 4 (11.76%) Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (11.76%) Time Management
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (8.82%) Line Management
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) PMI
8 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 10 (29.41%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Primavera
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Planning Manager
3 4 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Project Planner
3 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) IT Manager
4 3 (8.82%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Programme Planner
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Programme Planner
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Cutover Manager
5 2 (5.88%) ERP Manager
5 2 (5.88%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Planning Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) PMI
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
2 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (23.53%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.76%) BCP
5 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (11.76%) Security Management
5 4 (11.76%) Time Management
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Line Management
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Cutover Planning
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
8 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (11.76%) CISSP
5 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) SAP