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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 29 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.20% 1.90% 2.47%
As % of the Applications category 20.75% 14.89% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
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 £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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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
53 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.41% 12.77% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 12
Average daily rate £366 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £175 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.85 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.17% -52.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 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 20 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) MS Visio
5 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
6 10 (38.46%) MS Office
7 9 (34.62%) Project Management
8 7 (26.92%) PRINCE
9 6 (23.08%) Dependency Management
10 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
10 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
11 3 (11.54%) Critical Path Analysis
11 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (11.54%) Change Control
12 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 2 (7.69%) Coaching
12 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 2 (7.69%) Degree
12 2 (7.69%) JIRA
12 2 (7.69%) MS Project Server
12 2 (7.69%) Finance
12 2 (7.69%) Automotive
12 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (7.69%) CRM
12 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
13 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (46.15%) MS Visio
3 10 (38.46%) MS Office
4 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Project Planner
2 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Planning Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Officer
4 1 (3.85%) MI Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) EPoS
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) PRINCE2
3 9 (34.62%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) PRINCE
5 6 (23.08%) Dependency Management
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Change Control
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.85%) RUP
9 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) P3O
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP