The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
South West / Dorset
Rank 21 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.98% 2.35% 1.32%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 16.67% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £312 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +81.81%

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

Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.84% 14.08% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 8
Median daily rate £210 £288 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.57 £9.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £21.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MS Project
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification