The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 37 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.11% 2.84% 1.77%
As % of the Applications category 16.33% 19.05% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £303 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £323 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.80 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +122.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +17.96%
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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 Coventry region.

Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
49 42 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.89% 14.89% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 24
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £98 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.80 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +122.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Automotive
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
6 2 (13.33%) P3O
6 2 (13.33%) Documentum
6 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Primavera
6 2 (13.33%) AdminStudio
6 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) PMI
6 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
6 2 (13.33%) CA
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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%) Documentum
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) CA Clarity
2 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) AdminStudio
1 2 (13.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Packager
2 2 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
3 1 (6.67%) SAP P2P Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Document Management
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PgMP
2 1 (6.67%) APMP
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) P3O
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Primavera
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Cadence