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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 49 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 22 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.53% 2.24% 2.97%
As % of the Applications category 25.58% 14.89% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £447 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -12.97%
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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 Bristol region.

Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
86 141 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.91% 15.06% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 81 53
Average daily rate £325 £308 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.40 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (24.39%) VBA
5 10 (24.39%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
6 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
7 8 (19.51%) MS Office
7 8 (19.51%) MS Access
7 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
7 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
8 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle
8 7 (17.07%) HTML
8 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.07%) TDD
8 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
8 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (17.07%) V-Model
8 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
9 6 (14.63%) Open Source
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) SAS
3 2 (4.88%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Visio
2 8 (19.51%) MS Office
3 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) MS Access
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
1 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (60.98%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Programmer
5 4 (9.76%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (9.76%) Coordinator
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (7.32%) Project Officer
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Support Officer
7 2 (4.88%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Project Planner
7 2 (4.88%) Business Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
1 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (9.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
4 8 (19.51%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
5 7 (17.07%) V-Model
5 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
7 5 (12.20%) Change Control
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
7 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
10 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) VBA
3 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
4 6 (14.63%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) VB
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.88%) Adobe
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