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 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 39 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 8.82% 9.09% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £650 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +251.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £650 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £650 £237
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+34.88% +34.37%
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
34 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.71% 6.33% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 24
Median daily rate £350 £360 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.39 £19.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.07% -56.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £35.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.76 £21.40 £122.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 August 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) MS Project Server
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (30.00%) PMP
5 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (20.00%) Escalation Management
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) CRM

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 4 (40.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) NFC
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Planning Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Author
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) OAuth
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
3 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Escalation Management
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) API Design
6 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (30.00%) PMP
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft