The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 67 78 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Contract jobs citing MS Project 16 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.14% 1.21% 2.97%
As % of the Applications category 8.21% 5.75% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 15
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
MS Project
England

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

Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
195 313 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.84% 21.02% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 178 74
Average daily rate £290 £80 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -70.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £65 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 60
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -45.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Leicestershire +10 5 £325 - 2
Nottinghamshire -2 5 £408 -9.44% 2
Derbyshire +18 2 £113 -55.00%
Northamptonshire -8 2 £338 -3.57% 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (55.32%) PRINCE2
2 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (46.81%) Project Management
4 16 (34.04%) MS Office
4 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
5 14 (29.79%) Finance
6 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (19.15%) ITIL
7 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
8 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
10 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
10 6 (12.77%) Critical Path Analysis
10 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (12.77%) Google
11 5 (10.64%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
12 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.51%) PRINCE
12 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.51%) Change Control
13 3 (6.38%) Marketing
13 3 (6.38%) Degree
13 3 (6.38%) QA
13 3 (6.38%) APMP
13 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
13 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Office
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) PBX
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Coordinator
2 8 (17.02%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Programme Coordinator
4 5 (10.64%) Change Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Change Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Business Change Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Business Change Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Business Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Project Planner
7 2 (4.26%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Programme Planner
7 2 (4.26%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Planning Manager
8 1 (2.13%) PMO Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Programme Office Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) PRINCE2
2 22 (46.81%) Project Management
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) Project Planning
4 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.77%) Critical Path Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Change Control
8 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (6.38%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) APMP
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) P3O
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Verint
5 1 (2.13%) Primavera
5 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
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