The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 25 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.76% 6.21% 5.38%
As % of the Applications category 23.81% 39.29% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.56 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-49.29% +15.79%
MS Project
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Applications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
63 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 20.00% 15.82% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 12
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £175 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.83%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Devon region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Devon

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Devon region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -5 13 £400 -11.11%
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 24 (96.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (72.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) PMI
5 10 (40.00%) PMI Certification
6 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
6 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (24.00%) Java
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) PMP
9 6 (24.00%) Middleware
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (20.00%) Change Management
10 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.00%) CMMI
11 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL
11 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (16.00%) MS Project Server
11 4 (16.00%) QA
11 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (16.00%) P3O
12 3 (12.00%) MS Office
13 2 (8.00%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 4 (16.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Project Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Office Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) PMI
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (72.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) CMMI
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Practice Management
7 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) PMP
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
1 4 (16.00%) P3O
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) LexisNexis