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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 63 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 23 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.00% 4.74% 4.02%
As % of the Applications category 11.11% 28.71% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 25
Average daily rate
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£438 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £248 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £453 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -41.98%
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
207 209 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.98% 16.52% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 92 69
Average daily rate £283 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £186 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 31
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.28 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -25 21 £425 +60.37% 2
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (66.25%) Project Management
2 45 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 42 (52.50%) Finance
4 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (41.25%) MS Excel
5 33 (41.25%) Security Cleared
5 33 (41.25%) SC Cleared
6 27 (33.75%) Project Planning
7 26 (32.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 26 (32.50%) MS Office
8 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (23.75%) Logistics
9 15 (18.75%) ITIL
10 14 (17.50%) Windows
10 14 (17.50%) DV Cleared
10 14 (17.50%) APMP
11 13 (16.25%) PRINCE
11 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.50%) Financial Institution
12 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 10 (12.50%) ATM
12 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 10 (12.50%) SCCM
12 10 (12.50%) Banking
13 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
13 8 (10.00%) HNC
13 8 (10.00%) HND
14 7 (8.75%) Primavera
15 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
15 6 (7.50%) RAD

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (41.25%) MS Excel
2 26 (32.50%) MS Office
3 8 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
1 1 (1.25%) PaaS
1 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) ATM
2 4 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Yeoman
General
1 42 (52.50%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (53.75%) Project Manager
2 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (11.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 4 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (5.00%) Analyst
4 4 (5.00%) Project Officer
5 3 (3.75%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (3.75%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Technical Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Project Planner
6 2 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (2.50%) PMO Lead
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (2.50%) Project Assistant
6 2 (2.50%) Designer
6 2 (2.50%) ICT Manager
7 1 (1.25%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) PMI
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) CCTV
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Windows
2 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (66.25%) Project Management
2 45 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 27 (33.75%) Project Planning
4 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.75%) Logistics
5 15 (18.75%) ITIL
6 13 (16.25%) PRINCE
6 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.50%) RAD
7 6 (7.50%) DSDM
7 6 (7.50%) Service Management
7 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.00%) CRM
8 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.00%) Change Control
8 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (41.25%) Security Cleared
1 33 (41.25%) SC Cleared
2 26 (32.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 14 (17.50%) DV Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) APMP
4 8 (10.00%) HNC
4 8 (10.00%) HND
5 5 (6.25%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.75%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) OVSD
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) HP
2 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.50%) Citrix
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) RightFax
4 1 (1.25%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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