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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 55 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.47% 1.28% 0.91%
As % of the Applications category 7.64% 15.25% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £510 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +104.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
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
144 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.23% 8.40% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 15 37
Average daily rate £294 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £165 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £510 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £22.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -42.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.30 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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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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
Cambridge -1 7 £303 -40.68%
Peterborough +8 2 £278 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) NHS
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) PMP
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Back Office
7 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Dutch Language
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
2 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) PMO Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Senior SAP Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Coordinator
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) BPR
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft