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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 33 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 57 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.67% 3.93% 5.17%
As % of the Applications category 23.95% 23.43% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £308 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% +7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £354 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +4.47%
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
238 175 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.51% 16.79% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 84 58
Average daily rate £300 £340 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £28.00 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -7 40 £350 +13.63% 3
Aylesbury - 1 - - 2
High Wycombe - 1 £125 -
Marlow - - - - 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (62.37%) Project Management
2 56 (60.22%) PRINCE2
3 53 (56.99%) Microsoft
4 46 (49.46%) Finance
5 42 (45.16%) Security Cleared
6 41 (44.09%) SC Cleared
6 41 (44.09%) MS Excel
7 28 (30.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 27 (29.03%) Project Planning
9 24 (25.81%) MS Office
10 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (18.28%) DV Cleared
11 17 (18.28%) ITIL
11 17 (18.28%) MS Visio
12 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
12 15 (16.13%) Logistics
13 13 (13.98%) PRINCE
14 11 (11.83%) HNC
14 11 (11.83%) HND
15 10 (10.75%) Windows
16 9 (9.68%) Oracle
16 9 (9.68%) OVSD
16 9 (9.68%) APMP
17 8 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
17 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (8.60%) Crystal Reports
18 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
18 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
18 7 (7.53%) ATM
18 7 (7.53%) Financial Institution

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (44.09%) MS Excel
2 24 (25.81%) MS Office
3 17 (18.28%) MS Visio
4 8 (8.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
1 1 (1.08%) PaaS
1 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) ATM
2 4 (4.30%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.15%) MS Access
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Yeoman
2 1 (1.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 46 (49.46%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Financial Institution
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Automotive
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (44.09%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.83%) Analyst
2 11 (11.83%) Project Officer
3 8 (8.60%) Project Support Officer
3 8 (8.60%) Service Manager
4 7 (7.53%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Programme Office Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Project Planner
7 4 (4.30%) Programme Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Account Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Junior
9 2 (2.15%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.15%) PMI
2 1 (1.08%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.08%) CMDB
2 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (62.37%) Project Management
2 56 (60.22%) PRINCE2
3 27 (29.03%) Project Planning
4 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.28%) ITIL
6 15 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 15 (16.13%) Logistics
7 13 (13.98%) PRINCE
8 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.53%) People Management
10 6 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.38%) Service Management
11 5 (5.38%) Coaching
12 4 (4.30%) Change Control
12 4 (4.30%) CRM
13 3 (3.23%) Waterfall
13 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
13 3 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.30%) C
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 41 (44.09%) SC Cleared
3 28 (30.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (18.28%) DV Cleared
5 11 (11.83%) HNC
5 11 (11.83%) HND
6 9 (9.68%) APMP
7 6 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (5.38%) PMI Certification
9 4 (4.30%) PMP
10 3 (3.23%) Degree
11 2 (2.15%) VCP4
12 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) OVSD
2 7 (7.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (56.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle
3 6 (6.45%) Primavera
4 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.15%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix
6 1 (1.08%) Remedy
6 1 (1.08%) RightFax
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