The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the East Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 70 81 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 17 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.19% 0.62% 1.83%
As % of the Applications category 8.17% 4.71% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £200 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £100 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £255 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.91 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.38% +31.64%
Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
208 191 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.56% 13.21% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 103 76
Average daily rate £295 £125 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.00% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £70 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 27
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.74% -18.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £17.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Project
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +13 8 £325 +225.00% 2
Northamptonshire +5 4 £425 - 1
Leicestershire 0 4 £450 +125.00%
Derbyshire - - - - 2
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) Project Management
3 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
5 10 (27.78%) MS Office
6 9 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 8 (22.22%) MS Visio
7 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
9 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
10 3 (8.33%) NHS
10 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (8.33%) VB
10 3 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (8.33%) Legal
10 3 (8.33%) Retail
10 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
11 2 (5.56%) CMDB
11 2 (5.56%) Logistics
11 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
11 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (5.56%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.78%) MS Office
3 9 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
1 13 (36.11%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Project Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Project Planner
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Project Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Support Assistant
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) Struts
2 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Project Management
2 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) PRINCE
5 5 (13.89%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.56%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Logistics
7 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) BPR
8 1 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) VBA
3 1 (2.78%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
3 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Primavera
3 1 (2.78%) Remedy
3 1 (2.78%) BMC
3 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
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