The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.70% 1.78% 0.31%
As % of the Applications category 5.71% 21.21% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £300 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -4.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +86.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
35 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.24% 8.38% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 17
Median daily rate £170 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £456 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.70 £51.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Cambridge region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Cambridge region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS Project
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Applications Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft