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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 63 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Project 34 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.13% 1.28% 1.40%
As % of the Applications category 13.03% 8.89% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 10
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£388 £318 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -20.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.30 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.05 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -36.36%
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
261 225 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.31% 14.40% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 85
Average daily rate £313 £150 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -43.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £70 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 38
Average hourly rate £13.55 £11.35 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.36% -36.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +12 16 £400 +30.61% 1
Northamptonshire +4 6 £250 -32.65% 1
Leicestershire +7 4 £400 -
Derbyshire - 4 £223 - 1
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 20 (44.44%) Project Management
2 19 (42.22%) MS Office
3 16 (35.56%) PRINCE2
3 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
4 12 (26.67%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
5 11 (24.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (24.44%) Project Planning
6 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
10 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Degree
10 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
11 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (6.67%) ISEB
12 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
12 3 (6.67%) Google
12 3 (6.67%) Retail
12 3 (6.67%) MS Project Server

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (42.22%) MS Office
2 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
3 11 (24.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Extranet
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Local Government
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Project Officer
4 3 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Programme Coordinator
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Office Support
5 2 (4.44%) Project Controller
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Project Planner
6 1 (2.22%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) Struts
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) DTV
1 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.22%) FMCG
1 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Project Management
2 16 (35.56%) PRINCE2
3 11 (24.44%) Project Planning
4 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Change Management
7 5 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.44%) Coaching
10 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.44%) Earned Value Management
10 2 (4.44%) Change Control
10 2 (4.44%) Budget Control
10 2 (4.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) PL/1
1 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
1 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.67%) ISEB
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) APMP
5 1 (2.22%) MBA
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Primavera
4 1 (2.22%) BMC
4 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Verint
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