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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 43 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.57% 1.81% 2.91%
As % of the Applications category 4.00% 14.00% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -52.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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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 Coventry region.

Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
50 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.20% 12.92% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 12
Average daily rate £313 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £175 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -45.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (64.29%) MS Office
3 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 4 (28.57%) Change Control
6 3 (21.43%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) P3O
8 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (7.14%) Coaching
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) Flash
8 1 (7.14%) SAP
8 1 (7.14%) EPoS
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
8 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Automotive
8 1 (7.14%) Legal

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (64.29%) MS Office
3 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Project Planner
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) P3O
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP