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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 26 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.38% - 2.46%
As % of the Applications category 10.64% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£423 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £32.91
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -51.38%
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
47 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.38% 12.56% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 10
Average daily rate £188 £248 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £308 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.78 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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
Bournemouth - 1 - -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) PMP
4 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (25.00%) ATM
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Intranet
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PMP
1 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft