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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 55 26 48
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 32 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.57% 5.20% 3.19%
As % of the Applications category 17.30% 31.02% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% +20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £239 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.98% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+58.73% -58.00%
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
185 216 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.86% 16.76% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 94 64
Average daily rate £281 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £161 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.40 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 26 £330 +9.81% 2
High Wycombe - 3 £475 - 1
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 48 (63.16%) Finance
2 37 (48.68%) PRINCE2
3 34 (44.74%) Project Management
4 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
5 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
6 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
7 25 (32.89%) SC Cleared
8 21 (27.63%) Project Planning
8 21 (27.63%) ITIL
9 16 (21.05%) Windows
9 16 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (19.74%) Logistics
11 13 (17.11%) APMP
12 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
12 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
12 12 (15.79%) MS Visio
12 12 (15.79%) ATM
12 12 (15.79%) MS Office
13 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
13 11 (14.47%) Banking
13 11 (14.47%) Financial Institution
13 11 (14.47%) SCCM
13 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
14 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
15 8 (10.53%) Primavera
16 7 (9.21%) HP
16 7 (9.21%) PMI Certification
16 7 (9.21%) PRINCE

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 12 (15.79%) MS Office
3 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) ATM
2 4 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.32%) Yeoman
General
1 48 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
2 11 (14.47%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (3.95%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Project Manager
2 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (5.26%) Project Officer
3 4 (5.26%) Analyst
3 4 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 3 (3.95%) Team Leader
4 3 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (3.95%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (3.95%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (3.95%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (2.63%) Technical Manager
5 2 (2.63%) ICT Manager
5 2 (2.63%) Head of Service Delivery
5 2 (2.63%) Designer
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (2.63%) PMO Lead
5 2 (2.63%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) SOAP
1 1 (1.32%) XML
1 1 (1.32%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) PMI
3 2 (2.63%) CCTV
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.26%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) PRINCE2
2 34 (44.74%) Project Management
3 21 (27.63%) ITIL
3 21 (27.63%) Project Planning
4 16 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.74%) Logistics
6 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 7 (9.21%) PRINCE
9 6 (7.89%) RAD
9 6 (7.89%) DSDM
9 6 (7.89%) Service Management
9 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.89%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.26%) V-Model
10 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.26%) Release Management
10 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (32.89%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.11%) APMP
4 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (9.21%) PMI Certification
6 7 (9.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (7.89%) HNC
7 6 (7.89%) HND
8 4 (5.26%) PMP
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.63%) Degree
11 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (1.32%) ISEB
11 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) P3O
2 1 (1.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) OVSD
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) HP
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Planview
5 2 (2.63%) Citrix
5 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.32%) webMethods
6 1 (1.32%) Compaq
6 1 (1.32%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.32%) RightFax
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