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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 72 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.34% 0.77% 0.52%
As % of the Applications category 11.80% 6.21% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £408 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.47% +307.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £18.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+74.44% -45.45%
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
178 177 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.32% 12.43% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 69 83
Average daily rate £225 £250 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £75 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 31
Average hourly rate £11.59 £13.50 £11.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% +18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £9.94 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £72.50 £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -2 8 £450 - 1
Leicestershire +5 7 £218 -
Derbyshire +1 6 £178 -56.44%
Northamptonshire +3 1 £213 -50.00%
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (48.98%) Project Management
2 21 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 21 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.78%) Finance
4 12 (24.49%) MS Office
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
7 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL
8 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
8 4 (8.16%) Degree
8 4 (8.16%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (8.16%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.12%) Banking
9 3 (6.12%) Marketing
9 3 (6.12%) Legal
9 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle
9 3 (6.12%) Windows
9 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
9 3 (6.12%) PMI
10 2 (4.08%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.08%) iPlanet
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (24.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (24.49%) MS Office
3 4 (8.16%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.04%) Primavera
2 1 (2.04%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LDAP
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) VLAN
1 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
1 2 (4.08%) NAS
1 2 (4.08%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Project Manager
2 10 (20.41%) Coordinator
2 10 (20.41%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Project Planner
4 4 (8.16%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (8.16%) Programme Planner
4 4 (8.16%) Business Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Business Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Project Officer
5 3 (6.12%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Change Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Project Support Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) PMI
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Tandem
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) AIX
2 2 (4.08%) HPUX
2 2 (4.08%) Solaris
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) SUSE
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Project Management
2 21 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.16%) Project Planning
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.08%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (4.08%) Line Management
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
1 2 (4.08%) Korn
1 2 (4.08%) C-shell
1 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.08%) Perl
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) PMP
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) APMP
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Samba
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (4.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) OpenView
2 1 (2.04%) OVSD
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Cognos
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) Sun
3 2 (4.08%) HP
3 2 (4.08%) Veritas
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) PlateSpin
3 2 (4.08%) Opsware
3 2 (4.08%) F5