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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 52 50 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.24% 2.30% 4.41%
As % of the Applications category 16.94% 17.86% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 23
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £271 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £478 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.12% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1114.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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
124 112 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.25% 12.86% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 76
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £16.50 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 21 (52.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (45.00%) Project Management
3 17 (42.50%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (32.50%) MS Office
6 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
6 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
7 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
9 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.00%) SQL
11 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (7.50%) Migration
11 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
11 3 (7.50%) Degree
11 3 (7.50%) MS Project Server
11 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
11 3 (7.50%) APMP
11 3 (7.50%) Analytics
12 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
12 2 (5.00%) Tableau
12 2 (5.00%) Change Control
12 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.50%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (52.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (32.50%) MS Office
3 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (15.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) MS Access
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Project Support Officer
3 6 (15.00%) Project Officer
4 4 (10.00%) Project Planner
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Programmer
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) PMO Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) Process Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) NHS
1 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
3 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.50%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Change Control
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.00%) Time Management
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.00%) DMAIC
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VB
3 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) APMP
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Minitab