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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 40 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 43 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.66% 3.33% 4.26%
As % of the Applications category 20.48% 22.44% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 21
Average daily rate
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£313 £255 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £107 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -30.90%
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
210 156 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.89% 14.86% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 72
Average daily rate £225 £280 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 26
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.63 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% -2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +11 36 £325 +27.45% 2
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (67.59%) PRINCE2
2 60 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 57 (52.78%) Finance
4 55 (50.93%) Security Cleared
5 53 (49.07%) SC Cleared
6 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
7 45 (41.67%) Project Management
8 38 (35.19%) Project Planning
9 24 (22.22%) DV Cleared
10 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 20 (18.52%) SharePoint
12 20 (18.52%) MS Office
13 19 (17.59%) Oracle
14 18 (16.67%) PMI Certification
15 17 (15.74%) ITIL
16 16 (14.81%) PMP
17 15 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
17 15 (13.89%) Banking
18 13 (12.04%) Financial Institution
19 12 (11.11%) Service Delivery
19 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
20 11 (10.19%) MS Visio
21 9 (8.33%) HNC
21 9 (8.33%) HND
21 9 (8.33%) CRM
21 9 (8.33%) Programme Management
22 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
22 8 (7.41%) PRINCE
23 7 (6.48%) ISEB

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 60 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.52%) MS Office
3 15 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (10.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) ATM
2 3 (2.78%) VoIP
3 2 (1.85%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
General
1 57 (52.78%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Banking
3 13 (12.04%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.63%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.70%) Advertising
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (37.96%) Project Manager
2 18 (16.67%) Project Officer
3 17 (15.74%) Project Support Officer
4 12 (11.11%) Analyst
5 11 (10.19%) Programme Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Programme Office Manager
7 4 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.70%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Service Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (1.85%) Programme Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Programme Office Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Project Planner
9 2 (1.85%) Project Support Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Project Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Programme Planner
9 2 (1.85%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Middleware
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (1.85%) PMI
2 1 (0.93%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 6 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (67.59%) PRINCE2
2 45 (41.67%) Project Management
3 38 (35.19%) Project Planning
4 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.74%) ITIL
6 12 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.33%) CRM
7 9 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.41%) PRINCE
9 7 (6.48%) P3M3
9 7 (6.48%) Logistics
9 7 (6.48%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.63%) Line Management
12 4 (3.70%) E-business
12 4 (3.70%) Validation
13 3 (2.78%) People Management
13 3 (2.78%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.93%) C
1 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (50.93%) Security Cleared
2 53 (49.07%) SC Cleared
3 24 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 21 (19.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 16 (14.81%) PMP
7 9 (8.33%) HNC
7 9 (8.33%) HND
8 7 (6.48%) ISEB
9 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) P3O
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) SCCM
2 3 (2.78%) OVSD
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.59%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Primavera
4 2 (1.85%) Avaya
4 2 (1.85%) Genesys
5 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos