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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 23 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.63% 4.30% 0.86%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 18.29% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.27%
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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 82 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.43% 23.50% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 14
Average daily rate £370 £325 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £186 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £405 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -61.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) PRINCE
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Dependency Management
6 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Automotive
7 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) Coaching
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) MS Project Server
8 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
8 2 (10.53%) JIRA
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (10.53%) MS Office
8 2 (10.53%) SAP
8 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 1 (5.26%) RUP
9 1 (5.26%) MS Access
9 1 (5.26%) CRM
9 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
9 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (10.53%) MS Project Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Planning Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) EPoS
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) PRINCE
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Dependency Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) RUP
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) P3O
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP