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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 41 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Project 27 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.93% 4.89% 2.61%
As % of the Applications category 20.15% 24.59% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 17
Average daily rate
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£390 £365 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +28.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £268 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £406 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -30.90%
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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
134 122 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.57% 19.90% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 94
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £421 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 11
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -47.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 27 (56.25%) Project Management
2 22 (45.83%) PRINCE2
3 17 (35.42%) Finance
4 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 13 (27.08%) SAS
6 12 (25.00%) Oracle
6 12 (25.00%) SQL
6 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) Business Analysis
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
8 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (18.75%) Casewise
9 9 (18.75%) Time Management
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
9 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 9 (18.75%) Data Analysis
10 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
12 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
13 5 (10.42%) Strategic Planning
13 5 (10.42%) Critical Path Analysis
13 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
13 5 (10.42%) MS Office
14 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
14 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
14 4 (8.33%) ISEB

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (27.08%) SAS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
3 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Project Planner
4 9 (18.75%) Senior Business Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Programme Support Officer
7 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Project Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) SAS Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) PMO Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
9 1 (2.08%) SAS Project Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Project Management
2 22 (45.83%) PRINCE2
3 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Business Analysis
5 9 (18.75%) Time Management
5 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.42%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (10.42%) Critical Path Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
11 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
11 3 (6.25%) Change Control
12 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 2 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) VB
2 2 (4.17%) VBA
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) ISEB
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) APMP
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Casewise
4 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) CA
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £480 per day
Posted: 25 days ago