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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 27 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.42% 1.35% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category 23.40% 9.62% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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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
47 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.60% 14.02% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 12
Average daily rate £350 £275 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Average hourly rate £12.25 £18.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.94% -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 2 July 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) MS Visio
4 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (36.00%) MS Office
6 8 (32.00%) Project Management
7 7 (28.00%) PRINCE
8 6 (24.00%) Dependency Management
9 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (12.00%) Change Control
10 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (12.00%) Critical Path Analysis
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
11 2 (8.00%) Finance
11 2 (8.00%) Automotive
11 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (8.00%) CRM
11 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) JIRA
11 2 (8.00%) MS Project Server
11 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.00%) Coaching
12 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (4.00%) QA
12 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (8.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (44.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (36.00%) MS Office
4 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Project Planner
2 7 (28.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Planning Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (4.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) EPoS
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) PRINCE
5 6 (24.00%) Dependency Management
6 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (12.00%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.00%) Change Control
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Coaching
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
9 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.00%) RUP
9 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP