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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / East Midlands
Rank 70 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Project 23 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 0.95% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 14.56% 8.75% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Median daily rate £400 £475 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +111.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £286 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £620 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.14 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +82.52%

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
158 160 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.68% 10.83% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 93 97
Median daily rate £275 £290 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £119 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £9.85 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +6 6 £125 -66.66%
Northamptonshire -11 6 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £270 -53.04%
Leicestershire +4 2 £450 +60.71%
Lincolnshire -3 1 - -
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 16 (55.17%) MS Office
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
5 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) Logistics
6 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
7 6 (20.69%) APMP
7 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (20.69%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
8 5 (17.24%) Retail
8 5 (17.24%) Document Management
8 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.79%) Star Schema
9 4 (13.79%) Workflow
9 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
9 4 (13.79%) Publishing
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle Workflow

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Documentum
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Office
2 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
3 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Demantra
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (10.34%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (13.79%) DTS
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (13.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JDeveloper
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (13.79%) Publishing
4 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Project Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Development Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Development Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Programme Planner
4 3 (10.34%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planner
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Tandem
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) HPUX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
3 7 (24.14%) Logistics
4 6 (20.69%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) Document Management
5 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.79%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) Change Control
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE
8 2 (6.90%) QMS
9 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
1 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) APMP
3 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com