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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 51 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.30% 4.35% 2.84%
As % of the Applications category 17.86% 21.09% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £408 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.03% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
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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
112 128 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.90% 20.61% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 76 87
Average daily rate £329 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £131 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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 2 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 2 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 21 (53.85%) Project Management
2 18 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 17 (43.59%) Finance
4 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 12 (30.77%) SAS
6 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
7 10 (25.64%) MS Visio
7 10 (25.64%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) Oracle
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (20.51%) Casewise
10 7 (17.95%) Time Management
10 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.95%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
11 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
11 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (12.82%) Strategic Planning
12 5 (12.82%) Critical Path Analysis
12 5 (12.82%) MS Office
13 4 (10.26%) ISEB
13 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
13 4 (10.26%) Banking
13 4 (10.26%) Change Management
14 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
14 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
14 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 12 (30.77%) SAS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (25.64%) MS Visio
3 9 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (12.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 5 (12.82%) Project Planner
6 3 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Support Officer
7 2 (5.13%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Project Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Implementation Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Project Management
2 18 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Time Management
4 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (12.82%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (12.82%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Change Control
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VB
2 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Casewise
4 6 (15.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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