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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 60 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.23% 0.94% 1.20%
As % of the Applications category 9.89% 7.81% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £261 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.77%
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
91 64 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.45% 12.01% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 41
Average daily rate £288 £271 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £129 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% +8.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.45 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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
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 27 January 2015. 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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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
Cambridge -2 2 £380 -5.00% 1
Peterborough -10 1 £300 +11.11% 1
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) SAP
3 6 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (26.67%) Project Governance
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) MS Project Server
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) TETRA
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Document Management
7 1 (6.67%) Network Design
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Migration

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (13.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TETRA
1 1 (6.67%) DECT
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) PMO Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planner
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Flash
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Governance
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Riverbed