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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 35 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 8 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.16% 3.69% 1.61%
As % of the Applications category 16.67% 23.40% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +17.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
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 £16.60 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -30.90%
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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
48 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.97% 15.77% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 18
Average daily rate £275 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.40 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.90 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 September 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 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Automotive
4 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) PMI
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Primavera
5 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
5 3 (21.43%) CA
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Documentum
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Document Management
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 3 (21.43%) CA Clarity
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) P3O
5 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AdminStudio
1 1 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Automotive
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Document Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
4 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PgMP
2 2 (14.29%) APMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) Primavera
4 2 (14.29%) Cadence