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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 27 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.17% 2.17% 3.55%
As % of the Applications category 22.39% 18.18% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Average daily rate £360 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £266 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £362 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.27% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
MS Project
West Midlands

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
67 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.61% 11.91% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 12
Average daily rate £325 £310 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, 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 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 13 (44.83%) Project Management
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (31.03%) Project Planning
6 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
10 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
10 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (6.90%) PMI
10 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
10 2 (6.90%) Automotive
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
10 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (6.90%) Change Control
10 2 (6.90%) Big Data
11 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Degree
11 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
11 1 (3.45%) Resource Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (37.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (17.24%) MS Office
4 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Planner
2 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Planner
4 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Planner
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Project Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
2 13 (44.83%) Project Management
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Project Planning
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Change Control
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
8 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
9 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Coaching
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) CRM
9 1 (3.45%) Demand Forecasting
9 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint