The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Buckinghamshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 35 31 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Contract jobs citing MS Project 51 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.25% 4.44% 1.58%
As % of the Applications category 26.84% 28.03% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 8
Average daily rate £275 £260 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £356 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.80% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
190 132 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.83% 15.83% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 61
Average daily rate £325 £255 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £344 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 32
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.53 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.49 £24.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Project
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -3 44 £275 +5.76% 2
Amersham +3 3 - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Bletchley - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 51 (57.95%) PRINCE2
2 47 (53.41%) MS Excel
2 47 (53.41%) Finance
2 47 (53.41%) Project Planning
3 44 (50.00%) Project Management
4 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
4 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
5 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
6 20 (22.73%) DV Cleared
7 19 (21.59%) Banking
8 18 (20.45%) Financial Institution
9 17 (19.32%) PMI Certification
10 16 (18.18%) PMP
11 13 (14.77%) MS Visio
12 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (12.50%) Windows
13 11 (12.50%) Oracle
13 11 (12.50%) ITIL
14 10 (11.36%) Logistics
14 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
15 9 (10.23%) Oracle Financials
16 8 (9.09%) ATM
16 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
16 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
16 8 (9.09%) Spanish Language
16 8 (9.09%) SCCM
17 6 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (6.82%) PRINCE
17 6 (6.82%) MS Office

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.27%) Lync
4 1 (1.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 47 (53.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.77%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.82%) MS Office
4 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) ATM
2 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.27%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) LAN
3 2 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 47 (53.41%) Finance
2 19 (21.59%) Banking
3 18 (20.45%) Financial Institution
4 8 (9.09%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.23%) Project Officer
2 9 (10.23%) Project Support Officer
3 8 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 8 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 7 (7.95%) Programme Planner
4 7 (7.95%) Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Junior
5 4 (4.55%) Project Planner
5 4 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Project Support Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.27%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (2.27%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (1.14%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) XML
2 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Economics
2 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.14%) PMI
3 1 (1.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.95%) PRINCE2
2 47 (53.41%) Project Planning
3 44 (50.00%) Project Management
4 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.50%) ITIL
6 10 (11.36%) Logistics
7 6 (6.82%) PRINCE
8 5 (5.68%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.68%) Change Management
9 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.55%) Release Management
10 3 (3.41%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (3.41%) Change Control
10 3 (3.41%) Business Development
10 3 (3.41%) Information Management
10 3 (3.41%) Document Management
10 3 (3.41%) Workflow
11 2 (2.27%) Validation
11 2 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) C
1 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
3 20 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 17 (19.32%) PMI Certification
5 16 (18.18%) PMP
6 10 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (4.55%) HNC
7 4 (4.55%) HND
8 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (3.41%) OVSD
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Cognos
5 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.14%) Remedy
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago