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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 48 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.53% 4.72% 3.18%
As % of the Applications category 20.20% 25.77% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +44.23%
Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
99 97 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.50% 18.30% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 78
Average daily rate £320 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £7.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
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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 29 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 29 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 25 (59.52%) Project Management
2 22 (52.38%) PRINCE2
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
5 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
5 11 (26.19%) MS Visio
5 11 (26.19%) SAS
6 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 10 (23.81%) MS Office
6 10 (23.81%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Oracle
6 10 (23.81%) Casewise
7 8 (19.05%) Change Management
7 8 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (16.67%) Time Management
8 7 (16.67%) Change Control
8 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (14.29%) Business Objects
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.90%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (9.52%) Advertising
11 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
11 4 (9.52%) ISEB
11 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (9.52%) Degree
12 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (26.19%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Visio
2 10 (23.81%) MS Office
2 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
1 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Project Planner
4 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Business Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Project Support Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Project Management
2 22 (52.38%) PRINCE2
3 13 (30.95%) Business Analysis
4 11 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) Change Management
6 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Time Management
6 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.67%) Change Control
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.90%) Critical Path Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
11 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
11 2 (4.76%) Dependency Management
11 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
11 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VB
2 2 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Casewise
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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