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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 67 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 28 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.61% 1.13% 1.45%
As % of the Applications category 12.17% 7.66% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 6
Average daily rate
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£324 £314 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.25 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.83% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £17.60 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £30.40 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.55%
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
230 235 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.20% 14.80% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 79 34
Average daily rate £245 £145 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.96% -51.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Nottinghamshire +3 11 £488 -
Northamptonshire -10 7 £225 -21.73% 1
Derbyshire +5 6 £228 -44.17%
Leicestershire +11 5 £300 +36.36% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £265 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (46.51%) PRINCE2
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
1 20 (46.51%) Project Management
2 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
3 13 (30.23%) Finance
4 10 (23.26%) MS Office
5 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (16.28%) ITIL
7 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
9 4 (9.30%) Marketing
9 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Legal
9 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
9 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Retail
10 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
10 3 (6.98%) SAP
10 3 (6.98%) Oracle
10 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
11 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.65%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.65%) iPlanet
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.33%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.26%) MS Office
3 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.33%) SyteLine
2 1 (2.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
1 2 (4.65%) WAN
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) VLAN
1 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
1 2 (4.65%) NAS
1 2 (4.65%) FCoE
2 1 (2.33%) PBX
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Legal
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Coordinator
2 7 (16.28%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (13.95%) Project Planner
4 4 (9.30%) Change Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Planner
5 3 (6.98%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Programme Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Grid Computing
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Tandem
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) UNIX
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) AIX
1 2 (4.65%) HPUX
1 2 (4.65%) Solaris
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) PRINCE2
1 20 (46.51%) Project Management
2 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.65%) Requirements Management
6 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) Release Management
6 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
1 2 (4.65%) Perl
1 2 (4.65%) Korn
1 2 (4.65%) C-shell
1 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) APMP
5 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.65%) Samba
1 2 (4.65%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OpenView
2 1 (2.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Veritas
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) Cognos
3 2 (4.65%) Sun
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) PlateSpin
3 2 (4.65%) Opsware
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Google