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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.69% 6.36% 6.16%
As % of the Applications category 24.19% 37.93% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
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 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £25.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -6.26%
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
62 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 19.38% 16.76% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 14
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £96.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+638.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £33.65 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 17 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 17 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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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 -4 13 £400 -11.11%
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 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 23 (95.83%) PRINCE2
2 17 (70.83%) Project Management
3 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 9 (37.50%) PMI
5 9 (37.50%) PMI Certification
6 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) Java
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) PMP
8 5 (20.83%) Middleware
8 5 (20.83%) Change Management
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (16.67%) P3O
9 4 (16.67%) MS Project Server
9 4 (16.67%) QA
9 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 4 (16.67%) CMMI
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (12.50%) MS Office

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (16.67%) MS Project Server
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Summit
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Project Planner
3 3 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Office Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) PRINCE2
2 17 (70.83%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.67%) CMMI
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.17%) Practice Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) PMI Certification
4 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) PMP
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) P3O
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) LexisNexis