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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 35 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.05% 2.96% 1.04%
As % of the Applications category 22.50% 17.86% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
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£416 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.25 £18.80
% change year-on-year
+63.63% +2.38%
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
40 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.56% 16.57% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 8
Average daily rate £203 £170 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -51.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.42 £22.00 £10.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +115.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £16.75 £9.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.85 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Plymouth - 7 £416 -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 18 (75.00%) Project Management
3 16 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) MS Office
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
9 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
9 2 (8.33%) APMP
9 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
10 1 (4.17%) LexisNexis
10 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.17%) P3O
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (8.33%) Project Planner
2 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Planning Manager
2 2 (8.33%) PMO Lead
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
3 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Support Officer
3 1 (4.17%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Office Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Planner
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Office Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 18 (75.00%) Project Management
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (4.17%) Practice Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) APMP
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) P3O
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) LexisNexis