The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 46 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 42 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.72% 3.39% 4.31%
As % of the Applications category 18.50% 18.23% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 24
Average daily rate
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£250 £317 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.01% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £382 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.92 £21.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-9.89% -37.77%
MS Project
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
227 192 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.09% 18.59% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 55
Average daily rate £275 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Buckinghamshire region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Buckinghamshire region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 29 £250 -21.01%
High Wycombe - 1 £125 -
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 56 (70.89%) PRINCE2
2 48 (60.76%) Project Management
3 47 (59.49%) Microsoft
4 46 (58.23%) Security Cleared
5 45 (56.96%) SC Cleared
6 36 (45.57%) MS Excel
6 36 (45.57%) Finance
7 25 (31.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 20 (25.32%) Project Planning
9 18 (22.78%) Service Delivery
9 18 (22.78%) MS Office
9 18 (22.78%) MS Visio
10 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (18.99%) DV Cleared
11 13 (16.46%) ITIL
12 12 (15.19%) PRINCE
13 10 (12.66%) OVSD
13 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
14 9 (11.39%) HNC
14 9 (11.39%) HND
14 9 (11.39%) Oracle
14 9 (11.39%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (10.13%) People Management
16 7 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (8.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (6.33%) Logistics
18 4 (5.06%) Coaching
18 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
18 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
18 4 (5.06%) Service Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (45.57%) MS Excel
2 18 (22.78%) MS Visio
2 18 (22.78%) MS Office
3 7 (8.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
1 1 (1.27%) PaaS
1 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Rational Rose
General
1 36 (45.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.91%) Project Manager
2 14 (17.72%) Project Officer
3 11 (13.92%) Project Support Officer
4 10 (12.66%) Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Service Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (6.33%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Programme Office Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Project Planner
8 4 (5.06%) Programme Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Junior
10 2 (2.53%) Coordinator
10 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Account Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.27%) PMI
1 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
1 1 (1.27%) CMDB
1 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
1 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) PRINCE2
2 48 (60.76%) Project Management
3 20 (25.32%) Project Planning
4 18 (22.78%) Service Delivery
5 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.46%) ITIL
7 12 (15.19%) PRINCE
8 8 (10.13%) People Management
9 5 (6.33%) Logistics
10 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.06%) Service Management
10 4 (5.06%) CRM
10 4 (5.06%) Coaching
11 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.80%) Change Control
11 3 (3.80%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.80%) Use Case
11 3 (3.80%) Product Management
11 3 (3.80%) Brand Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) C
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (58.23%) Security Cleared
2 45 (56.96%) SC Cleared
3 25 (31.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (18.99%) DV Cleared
5 9 (11.39%) HNC
5 9 (11.39%) HND
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (3.80%) PMP
7 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.27%) Degree
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.27%) APMP
8 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) OVSD
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Primavera
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.27%) Remedy