The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.96% 0.33% 2.03%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 2.15% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Average daily rate £405 £250 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £250 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
77 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.75% 15.55% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 34
Average daily rate £285 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £158 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £340 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Project
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 11 £405 +62.00% 3
Peterborough - 1 - -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (63.16%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) SAP
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (21.05%) Publishing
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) EDI
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
8 2 (10.53%) Data Management
8 2 (10.53%) Programme Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Spotfire
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (21.05%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Office Support
4 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Office Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) PMI
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle