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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 33 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.32% 1.05% 0.46%
As % of the Applications category 3.03% 14.71% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £475 £340 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% +183.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £16.25 £16.55
% change year-on-year
+75.38% -1.81%
MS Project
Cambridgeshire

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
33 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.61% 7.11% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 24
Median daily rate £375 £360 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +105.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £193 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £583 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.76 £21.40 £98.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -6.45%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project Server
3 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) PMP
3 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Escalation Management
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security

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 3 (37.50%) MS Project Server
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Planning Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Author
3 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Escalation Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) API Design
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (37.50%) PMP
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GCP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft