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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 22 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.04% 0.46% 1.03%
As % of the Applications category 9.52% 4.35% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.17 £20.35 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+82.69% -3.11%
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 Dorset region.

Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
21 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.88% 10.50% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 17
Average daily rate £338 £375 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +275.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -56.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bournemouth - 1 £400 -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Bomgar
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (16.67%) WebEx
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) PDA
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WebEx
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) PDA
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Bomgar
1 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP