The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Bristol region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 50 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Project 17 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 5.14% 3.39%
As % of the Applications category 17.89% 27.55% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £329 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% +15.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £409 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-58.00% +50.00%
Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
95 98 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.32% 18.67% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 79
Average daily rate £318 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £7.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £40.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
MS Project
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 19 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
5 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.95%) MS Visio
5 11 (28.95%) SAS
6 10 (26.32%) MS Office
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) Oracle
6 10 (26.32%) Casewise
7 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.05%) Change Management
8 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (18.42%) Time Management
9 7 (18.42%) Change Control
9 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
9 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
11 5 (13.16%) Critical Path Analysis
11 5 (13.16%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (10.53%) Degree
12 4 (10.53%) Advertising
12 4 (10.53%) ISEB
12 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (7.89%) Business Process Improvement

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (28.95%) SAS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Visio
2 10 (26.32%) MS Office
3 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
4 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Project Planner
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) PMO Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Project Officer
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 19 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 13 (34.21%) Business Analysis
4 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
6 7 (18.42%) Time Management
6 7 (18.42%) Change Control
6 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
6 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
9 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) VB
2 2 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
1 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Casewise
3 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
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Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago