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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 68 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 27 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.75% 1.14% 1.83%
As % of the Applications category 10.51% 8.30% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -31.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £170 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £349 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
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 £16.50 £25.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.99% -6.26%
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
257 229 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.62% 13.78% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 125 91
Average daily rate £313 £115 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.73% -61.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £70 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 35
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.35 £15.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.32% -26.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +11 9 £363 +38.09%
Northamptonshire +4 5 - - 1
Leicestershire +5 4 £400 +100.00%
Derbyshire - 4 £223 - 2
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (38.46%) Project Management
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 12 (30.77%) MS Office
3 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 11 (28.21%) SharePoint
4 11 (28.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (28.21%) Project Planning
5 10 (25.64%) MS Visio
5 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
9 5 (12.82%) Change Management
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
10 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) PRINCE
11 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (7.69%) ITIL
11 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
11 3 (7.69%) Migration
11 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.69%) Banking
11 3 (7.69%) Retail
11 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
11 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 2 (5.13%) Change Control
12 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
12 2 (5.13%) Earned Value Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (28.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Office
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (25.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) Extranet
1 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) DB2
1 1 (2.56%) MS Access
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (7.69%) Project Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Project Officer
3 3 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 2 (5.13%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Project Controller
5 1 (2.56%) MI Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Coordinator
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (2.56%) PMO Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Project Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Project Assistant
5 1 (2.56%) Project Support Assistant
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) Struts
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) NHS
1 1 (2.56%) DTV
1 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.56%) CMDB
1 1 (2.56%) FMCG
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Project Management
2 11 (28.21%) Project Planning
3 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
6 5 (12.82%) Change Management
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE
7 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Budget Control
9 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.13%) Earned Value Management
9 2 (5.13%) Change Control
9 2 (5.13%) Coaching
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.56%) MBA
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Remedy
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Primavera
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Verint
3 1 (2.56%) BMC
3 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
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Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Excellent Day Rate
Posted: 27 days ago