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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 105 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 42 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 1.22% 1.34%
As % of the Applications category 10.82% 8.51% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £420 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £226 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £21.40 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £32.91
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -51.38%
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
388 435 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.41% 14.38% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 212 143
Average daily rate £300 £325 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 85 69
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 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
Essex -1 14 £295 -9.23% 2
Hertfordshire -1 14 £435 +16.77%
Bedfordshire -5 6 £215 -57.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -13 6 £303 +44.04% 3
Suffolk - 2 £349 - 1
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (49.28%) Project Management
2 29 (42.03%) MS Excel
3 28 (40.58%) PRINCE2
4 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 20 (28.99%) MS Office
6 18 (26.09%) Finance
7 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
8 11 (15.94%) MS Visio
8 11 (15.94%) Project Planning
9 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (13.04%) Coaching
11 8 (11.59%) Migration
12 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
12 7 (10.14%) Retail
12 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
13 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.70%) PMI Certification
13 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (8.70%) Scrum
13 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.25%) Change Management
14 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
14 5 (7.25%) PRINCE
14 5 (7.25%) ITIL
14 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
14 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (24.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (42.03%) MS Excel
2 20 (28.99%) MS Office
3 11 (15.94%) MS Visio
4 7 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) LAN
1 1 (1.45%) WAN
1 1 (1.45%) FTP
1 1 (1.45%) VPN
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) QlikView
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.45%) Law
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
7 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.45%) French Language
7 1 (1.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Project Manager
2 16 (23.19%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.25%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (7.25%) Project Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Project Support Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Project Planner
7 3 (4.35%) Lean Practitioner
7 3 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Developer
8 2 (2.90%) DBA
8 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Process Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Progress DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
1 2 (2.90%) XML
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.45%) SOAP
2 1 (1.45%) EDI
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) WCF
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Statistics
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
4 2 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.90%) VHDL
4 2 (2.90%) PMI
4 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.90%) FMCG
4 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) iSeries
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) Tandem
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) UNIX
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Project Management
2 28 (40.58%) PRINCE2
3 11 (15.94%) Project Planning
4 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.04%) Coaching
6 8 (11.59%) Migration
7 7 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.14%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.70%) Scrum
8 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL
9 5 (7.25%) Change Management
9 5 (7.25%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.80%) Six Sigma
10 4 (5.80%) ERP
10 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) C#
2 2 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) PMP
5 3 (4.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.45%) MCTS
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCP
7 1 (1.45%) MCSD
7 1 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.45%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Progress
4 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.90%) Xilinx
4 2 (2.90%) hybris
5 1 (1.45%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) Planview
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) CA
5 1 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.45%) Cognos