The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 55 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.57% 1.85% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 12.62% 17.07% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£230 £288 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £469 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
MS Project
East of England

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

Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
103 82 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.41% 10.86% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 35
Average daily rate £275 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 28
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +17 9 £279 -33.43%
Cambridge -16 2 £185 -45.18%
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 17 (77.27%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
5 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 6 (27.27%) MS Office
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (22.73%) Primavera
6 5 (22.73%) PMP
6 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (13.64%) Release Management
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (9.09%) PMI
9 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
9 2 (9.09%) SAP
9 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (9.09%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.09%) Process Management
9 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
9 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Project Planner
3 3 (13.64%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Manager
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Planner
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) PMI
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Project Planning
3 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Process Management
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) PMP
1 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Primavera
3 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Riverbed