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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
England / East of England
Rank 89 80 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing MS Project 40 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.84% 1.82% 1.12%
As % of the Applications category 14.08% 13.61% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 19
Median daily rate £350 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £338 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £465 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £48.31 £26.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.30% +76.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +86.04%

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
284 316 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.06% 13.35% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 148 142
Median daily rate £288 £360 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.13% +27.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 75 72
Median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £36.40 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Essex +1 18 £268 -37.79% 1
Hertfordshire -3 8 £450 - 3
Norfolk - 5 £275 -
Suffolk -9 4 £425 +17.24%
Cambridgeshire -9 3 £394 -4.54% 1
Bedfordshire 0 2 £563 +7.14%
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 of England region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 37 (48.68%) MS Excel
2 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.53%) Project Management
4 26 (34.21%) PMO
5 25 (32.89%) Finance
6 24 (31.58%) PRINCE2
7 18 (23.68%) SharePoint
7 18 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 16 (21.05%) Project Planning
9 15 (19.74%) MS Office
10 13 (17.11%) MS Visio
10 13 (17.11%) Manufacturing
11 11 (14.47%) Office 365
12 10 (13.16%) Change Control
12 10 (13.16%) Change Management
12 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.84%) Advertising
13 9 (11.84%) Automotive
13 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
13 9 (11.84%) Time Management
14 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
14 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
14 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (9.21%) Retail
16 6 (7.89%) Critical Path Analysis
16 6 (7.89%) Supplier Management
16 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
16 6 (7.89%) Telecoms

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) MS Project Server
3 3 (3.95%) CMS
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (48.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (19.74%) MS Office
4 13 (17.11%) MS Visio
5 6 (7.89%) AutoCAD
6 4 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.32%) Primavera
2 1 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) DataStage
2 1 (1.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Manufacturing
3 9 (11.84%) Advertising
3 9 (11.84%) Automotive
4 7 (9.21%) Retail
5 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.95%) Billing
7 2 (2.63%) Legal
8 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 10 (13.16%) PMO Lead
3 8 (10.53%) Administrator
3 8 (10.53%) Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) IT Manager
3 8 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Project Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Coordinator
5 6 (7.89%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Programme Planner
5 6 (7.89%) Project Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Facilities Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (5.26%) Project Officer
7 4 (5.26%) Project Planner
7 4 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (5.26%) Support Officer
8 3 (3.95%) Documentation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.32%) Ajax
2 1 (1.32%) J2EE
2 1 (1.32%) JSON
2 1 (1.32%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) PMI
4 3 (3.95%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
1 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.32%) Solaris
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Project Management
2 24 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 18 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.05%) Project Planning
5 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.16%) Change Control
5 10 (13.16%) Change Management
6 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.84%) Time Management
7 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (7.89%) Critical Path Analysis
8 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.89%) Supplier Management
9 5 (6.58%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (5.26%) ERP
10 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.26%) Software Delivery
11 3 (3.95%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) R
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.26%) PMP
4 3 (3.95%) MCP
4 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.32%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) PMO
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.63%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) IFRS
3 1 (1.32%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) NGA Human Resources
3 2 (2.63%) CA
3 2 (2.63%) IFS
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) iManage
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
4 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.32%) Teradata
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