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 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 33 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.69% 4.41% 1.30%
As % of the Applications category 16.13% 26.09% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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
31 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 10.47% 16.91% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 6
Average daily rate £350 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £438 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +17.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Plymouth -5 5 £388 +10.71%
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (77.78%) Local Government
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) PMP
3 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) MCTS
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Drupal
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) NHS
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (77.78%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) PMP
1 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft