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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 21 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.51% 0.83% 2.15%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 6.06% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£194 £215 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -53.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £215 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £215 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £373 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -49.29%
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
55 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.54% 13.64% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 11
Average daily rate £171 £248 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.80% -26.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £118 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £302 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 - 7 £180 -
MS Project
South West

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) PMP
4 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Change Control
6 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) ATM
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
8 1 (8.33%) Time Management
8 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (8.33%) Migration

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Local Government
4 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PMP
1 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft