The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.33% 0.88% 1.23%
As % of the Applications category 14.29% 4.17% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£424 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -41.98%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Applications Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
14 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.33% 21.24% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 2
Average daily rate £408 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

MS Project
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) APMP
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planner
1 1 (33.33%) Project Support Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft