The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 98 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 28 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 1.98% 1.88%
As % of the Applications category 9.18% 13.94% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 22
Average daily rate
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£336 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.48% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £254 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 - £30.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 - £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +4.47%
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 of England region.

Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
305 373 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.99% 14.20% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 171 149
Average daily rate £275 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 64
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the East of England region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the East of England region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Project
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Essex +7 9 £250 -44.44%
Bedfordshire -8 7 £388 -6.06% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £380 +40.74% 6
Hertfordshire -2 5 £390 +15.55% 3
Suffolk - - - - 2
MS Project
England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) Project Management
3 19 (31.67%) PRINCE2
3 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 15 (25.00%) Finance
6 14 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (21.67%) Programme Management
8 10 (16.67%) MS Office
8 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 10 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (15.00%) SAP
10 8 (13.33%) Change Management
11 7 (11.67%) Degree
11 7 (11.67%) Change Control
12 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
13 5 (8.33%) Windows
13 5 (8.33%) HP
13 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
13 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (6.67%) Project Governance
14 4 (6.67%) APMP
14 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
14 4 (6.67%) Retail
14 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
14 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (16.67%) MS Office
3 10 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.67%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) BGP
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) VLAN
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.67%) DECT
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) PMO Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Programme Planner
6 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Project Planner
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) J2EE
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Project Management
2 19 (31.67%) PRINCE2
2 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (21.67%) Programme Management
4 10 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (13.33%) Change Management
6 7 (11.67%) Change Control
7 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Project Governance
9 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Python
2 1 (1.67%) TTCN
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) Perl
2 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) ISEB
2 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.67%) APMP
3 3 (5.00%) VCP4
3 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 5 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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