The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Devon region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 28 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 12 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 4.56% 1.32% 4.84%
As % of the Applications category 27.91% 18.18% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +47.05%
Applications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
43 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 16.35% 7.24% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 7
Average daily rate £315 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £143 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
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 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
South West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 7 £400 -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 26 (96.30%) PRINCE2
2 17 (62.96%) PMI
2 17 (62.96%) PMI Certification
3 16 (59.26%) Project Management
4 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) MS Project Server
5 10 (37.04%) QA
5 10 (37.04%) Portfolio Management
5 10 (37.04%) P3O
5 10 (37.04%) Change Management
5 10 (37.04%) Programme Management
5 10 (37.04%) CMMI
5 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (37.04%) ITIL
6 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) PMP
8 7 (25.93%) Middleware
8 7 (25.93%) Java
8 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.41%) Summit
11 2 (7.41%) ISO 14001

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (40.74%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Summit
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Manager
3 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planner
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) Middleware
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) PRINCE2
2 16 (59.26%) Project Management
3 10 (37.04%) CMMI
3 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Programme Management
3 10 (37.04%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Practice Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) PMI Certification
2 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (25.93%) PMP
6 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
1 10 (37.04%) P3O
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) LexisNexis