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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 38 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.88% 0.64% 1.47%
As % of the Applications category 26.92% 5.41% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £406 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.90% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.27% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
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
26 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.97% 11.82% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 9
Average daily rate £360 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £155 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.30 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £44.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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
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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (26.67%) MS Project Server
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) APMP
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) Infographics
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) iPad
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Process Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 6 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (6.67%) NFC
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Controller
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Infographics
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) APMP
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter
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