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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 88 77 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +25
Contract jobs citing MS Project 33 58 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.46% 2.22% 1.23%
As % of the Applications category 14.22% 16.43% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 25
Median daily rate £425 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £41.66 £40.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +211.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.33 £22.40 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £42.75 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +25.00%
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
232 353 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.28% 13.54% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 168 229
Median daily rate £300 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £142 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 73
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 3 December 2016.

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
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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire -14 13 £450 -1.36% 2
Norfolk - 11 £190 -
Essex -8 5 £375 -12.79%
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £223 -44.37% 2
Suffolk 0 1 - -
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 25 (36.23%) Project Management
2 25 (36.23%) PRINCE2
3 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 23 (33.33%) Finance
5 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
5 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (20.29%) MS Visio
8 13 (18.84%) MS Office
8 13 (18.84%) Office 365
9 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.94%) Change Management
11 10 (14.49%) Automotive
11 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
11 10 (14.49%) Project Planning
11 10 (14.49%) JIRA
11 10 (14.49%) Change Control
12 9 (13.04%) Supplier Management
12 9 (13.04%) Retail
12 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
13 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
13 8 (11.59%) Advertising
13 8 (11.59%) .NET
13 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (11.59%) Time Management
14 6 (8.70%) SQL
14 6 (8.70%) SDLC

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 16 (23.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) Confluence
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.29%) MS Visio
3 13 (18.84%) MS Office
4 8 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.35%) Summit
2 1 (1.45%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.45%) Lawson
2 1 (1.45%) Primavera
2 1 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
1 3 (4.35%) VPN
2 2 (2.90%) Extranet
2 2 (2.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) JIRA
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Automotive
3 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 8 (11.59%) Advertising
4 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.25%) Billing
6 4 (5.80%) Banking
7 3 (4.35%) Legal
7 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) PMO Lead
4 8 (11.59%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) IT Manager
4 8 (11.59%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Project Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Documentation Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Finance Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Finance Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) IT Finance Manager
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) PMO Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Project Officer
8 3 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (4.35%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.90%) JSON
3 2 (2.90%) Middleware
3 2 (2.90%) OAuth
3 2 (2.90%) REST
3 2 (2.90%) RESTful
3 2 (2.90%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) COM
4 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.25%) e-Learning
4 4 (5.80%) PMI
5 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) PRINCE2
1 25 (36.23%) Project Management
2 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.94%) Change Management
5 10 (14.49%) Change Control
5 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.49%) Project Planning
6 9 (13.04%) Supplier Management
7 8 (11.59%) Time Management
7 8 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 6 (8.70%) SDLC
8 6 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 5 (7.25%) Content Development
9 5 (7.25%) Content Management
9 5 (7.25%) Planning and Forecasting
9 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (7.25%) PMI Certification
2 5 (7.25%) PMP
3 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.35%) CCDA
4 3 (4.35%) CCNA
4 3 (4.35%) CCNP
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) SAP
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.35%) HP
3 3 (4.35%) NGA Human Resources
4 2 (2.90%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.45%) CODA
5 1 (1.45%) iManage
5 1 (1.45%) Infor
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) Sun