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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.84% 1.72% -
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£428 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £335
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.25 £18.80
% change year-on-year
+38.61% +34.29%
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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
18 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.52% 6.90% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £359 £294 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.12% -24.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Project Governance
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Primavera
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) MS Project Server
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (55.56%) Project Governance
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Primavera