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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 43 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Project 51 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.72% 3.94% 3.03%
As % of the Applications category 23.50% 22.82% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 17
Average daily rate
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£429 £328 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.91% +31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £228 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £417 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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
217 206 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.82% 17.25% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 86 63
Average daily rate £300 £255 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 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 28 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 -11 37 £388 +19.23%
High Wycombe - 6 £475 - 2
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 51 (68.92%) Finance
2 34 (45.95%) PRINCE2
3 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
3 32 (43.24%) Project Management
4 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
6 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
7 21 (28.38%) Project Planning
8 19 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (24.32%) ITIL
10 14 (18.92%) ATM
11 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
12 11 (14.86%) MS Visio
12 11 (14.86%) Windows
12 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
13 10 (13.51%) Process Improvement
13 10 (13.51%) PMI Certification
13 10 (13.51%) Financial Institution
13 10 (13.51%) PRINCE
13 10 (13.51%) Banking
14 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (12.16%) SCCM
14 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared
14 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
14 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
15 8 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (10.81%) PMP
15 8 (10.81%) APMP
15 8 (10.81%) Planview
15 8 (10.81%) Logistics

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.05%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.11%) MS Office
4 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Primavera
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) ATM
2 1 (1.35%) LAN
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
1 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (68.92%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Financial Institution
2 10 (13.51%) Banking
3 6 (8.11%) Portuguese Language
3 6 (8.11%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Project Manager
2 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (8.11%) Implementation Manager
3 6 (8.11%) Project Officer
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (6.76%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.05%) Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Network Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.70%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.70%) Service Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 2 (2.70%) PMO Lead
7 2 (2.70%) ICT Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Head of Service Delivery
7 2 (2.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) SOAP
1 1 (1.35%) XML
1 1 (1.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) CCTV
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) PMI
4 1 (1.35%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.35%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) PRINCE2
2 32 (43.24%) Project Management
3 21 (28.38%) Project Planning
4 19 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (24.32%) ITIL
6 10 (13.51%) PRINCE
6 10 (13.51%) Process Improvement
7 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.81%) Logistics
9 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.11%) RAD
9 6 (8.11%) DSDM
9 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.76%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.76%) Service Management
10 5 (6.76%) V-Model
10 5 (6.76%) Release Management
11 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.51%) PMI Certification
4 9 (12.16%) DV Cleared
5 8 (10.81%) APMP
5 8 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (10.81%) PMP
6 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.35%) HNC
8 1 (1.35%) HND
8 1 (1.35%) ISEB
8 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Planview
3 7 (9.46%) HP
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe
5 1 (1.35%) Compaq
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix
5 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.35%) webMethods
5 1 (1.35%) Terracotta
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