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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 34 50 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing MS Project 46 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.77% 2.93% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 22.77% 20.51% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 23
Average daily rate
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£330 £273 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.10% -27.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £120 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £435 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-50.08% +19.07%
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
202 156 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.57% 14.30% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 60 71
Average daily rate £261 £268 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% -12.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 27
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.23 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.92% +17.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 42 £328 +20.18% 2
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 79 (69.30%) PRINCE2
2 64 (56.14%) MS Excel
3 62 (54.39%) Finance
4 53 (46.49%) Security Cleared
5 51 (44.74%) SC Cleared
6 49 (42.98%) Project Management
7 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
8 43 (37.72%) Project Planning
9 24 (21.05%) DV Cleared
10 22 (19.30%) PMI Certification
11 21 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 20 (17.54%) MS Office
12 20 (17.54%) ITIL
12 20 (17.54%) PMP
13 18 (15.79%) SharePoint
13 18 (15.79%) Banking
14 17 (14.91%) Oracle
15 16 (14.04%) Financial Institution
16 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
18 12 (10.53%) MS Visio
19 9 (7.89%) PRINCE
19 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
19 9 (7.89%) CRM
19 9 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
19 9 (7.89%) Programme Management
19 9 (7.89%) Spanish Language
20 8 (7.02%) Waterfall
20 8 (7.02%) HNC
20 8 (7.02%) HND

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 64 (56.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (17.54%) MS Office
3 14 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (10.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) ATM
2 3 (2.63%) VoIP
2 3 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 62 (54.39%) Finance
2 18 (15.79%) Banking
3 16 (14.04%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.89%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.51%) Advertising
6 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Project Manager
2 16 (14.04%) Project Officer
3 15 (13.16%) Project Support Officer
4 11 (9.65%) Programme Manager
5 10 (8.77%) Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Programme Office Manager
7 6 (5.26%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.51%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Project Planner
9 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (1.75%) Support Analyst
10 2 (1.75%) Programme Planner
10 2 (1.75%) Project Support Analyst
10 2 (1.75%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.75%) PMI
1 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.88%) EPoS
2 1 (0.88%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
1 6 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (69.30%) PRINCE2
2 49 (42.98%) Project Management
3 43 (37.72%) Project Planning
4 20 (17.54%) ITIL
5 15 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 9 (7.89%) PRINCE
6 9 (7.89%) CRM
6 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 8 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.02%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.14%) P3M3
8 7 (6.14%) Logistics
9 4 (3.51%) Validation
9 4 (3.51%) E-business
10 3 (2.63%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.63%) Business Development
11 2 (1.75%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (46.49%) Security Cleared
2 51 (44.74%) SC Cleared
3 24 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 22 (19.30%) PMI Certification
5 21 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (17.54%) PMP
7 8 (7.02%) HNC
7 8 (7.02%) HND
8 7 (6.14%) ISEB
9 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) P3O
2 3 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) OVSD
Vendors
1 47 (41.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.91%) Oracle
3 2 (1.75%) SAP
3 2 (1.75%) Avaya
3 2 (1.75%) Genesys
4 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Primavera
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos
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