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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 38 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.91% 1.22% -
As % of the Applications category 6.00% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£358 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.42 £21.00 £28.40
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -26.05%
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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
50 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.15% 10.33% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 16
Average daily rate £300 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £110 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TETRA
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) TTCN
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Perl

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TETRA
1 1 (20.00%) DECT
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) PMO Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) TTCN
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft