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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 54 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 37 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.84% 2.96% 3.04%
As % of the Applications category 14.57% 15.98% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £158 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £376 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -33.33%
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
254 194 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.48% 18.49% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 85 60
Average daily rate £301 £259 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £370 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 37
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.50 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £28.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -13 29 £325 +11.11% 1
Marlow - 1 £251 -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (62.03%) PRINCE2
2 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
3 42 (53.16%) Project Management
4 36 (45.57%) Security Cleared
5 35 (44.30%) SC Cleared
5 35 (44.30%) MS Excel
6 29 (36.71%) Finance
7 19 (24.05%) Service Delivery
7 19 (24.05%) MS Visio
8 17 (21.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (20.25%) Project Planning
10 13 (16.46%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
11 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
11 12 (15.19%) MS Office
12 11 (13.92%) Oracle
12 11 (13.92%) ITIL
12 11 (13.92%) HNC
12 11 (13.92%) HND
13 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.66%) OVSD
14 9 (11.39%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.13%) People Management
16 7 (8.86%) Banking
16 7 (8.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 6 (7.59%) PMP
17 6 (7.59%) PRINCE
18 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
18 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (44.30%) MS Excel
2 19 (24.05%) MS Visio
3 13 (16.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (15.19%) MS Office
5 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 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.06%) Advertising
5 3 (3.80%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.27%) Automotive
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.46%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Project Officer
4 9 (11.39%) Service Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Project Support Officer
5 7 (8.86%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (8.86%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.59%) PMO Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Project Planner
8 4 (5.06%) Programme Office Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Programme Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.80%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Account Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Technical Account Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Programme Planner
11 1 (1.27%) Infrastructure 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%) 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 49 (62.03%) PRINCE2
2 42 (53.16%) Project Management
3 19 (24.05%) Service Delivery
4 16 (20.25%) Project Planning
5 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.13%) People Management
8 6 (7.59%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.06%) Service Management
9 4 (5.06%) Coaching
10 3 (3.80%) Use Case
10 3 (3.80%) Product Management
10 3 (3.80%) Brand Management
10 3 (3.80%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.80%) CRM
10 3 (3.80%) Change Management
10 3 (3.80%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) C
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (45.57%) Security Cleared
2 35 (44.30%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (16.46%) DV Cleared
5 11 (13.92%) HNC
5 11 (13.92%) HND
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (7.59%) PMP
8 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 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 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Primavera
4 2 (2.53%) Avaya
4 2 (2.53%) Genesys
5 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.27%) HP
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