The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 of England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 106 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 41 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.35% 1.39% 1.38%
As % of the Applications category 9.65% 9.46% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 26
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +64.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £480 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £39.50 £26.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.83% +48.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £37.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £44.90 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-50.78% +25.49%
Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
425 349 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.96% 14.69% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 146 175
Average daily rate £335 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £144 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 69 90
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.02 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 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
Bedfordshire -5 19 £488 +21.87% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 10 £210 -49.39% 3
Essex -3 6 £325 -14.19% 1
Hertfordshire -6 5 £373 -6.87% 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 45 (48.91%) Project Management
2 33 (35.87%) MS Excel
3 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 30 (32.61%) PRINCE2
5 27 (29.35%) Finance
6 23 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 22 (23.91%) MS Office
8 19 (20.65%) MS Visio
9 16 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (11.96%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (11.96%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (10.87%) Degree
12 10 (10.87%) PMI Certification
12 10 (10.87%) SAP
13 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
13 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.70%) Retail
14 8 (8.70%) Change Control
15 7 (7.61%) Release Management
15 7 (7.61%) PMP
15 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (7.61%) Business Objects
15 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
15 7 (7.61%) Change Management
16 6 (6.52%) Scrum
16 6 (6.52%) Oracle
16 6 (6.52%) Primavera
16 6 (6.52%) MS Project Server
16 6 (6.52%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 16 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) MS Project Server
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (35.87%) MS Excel
2 22 (23.91%) MS Office
3 19 (20.65%) MS Visio
4 11 (11.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) TrackWise
2 2 (2.17%) CA Clarity
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) IPv4
1 2 (2.17%) IPv6
1 2 (2.17%) SAN
1 2 (2.17%) Firewall
1 2 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.17%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
1 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (8.70%) Retail
4 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Publishing
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) French Language
5 2 (2.17%) German Language
6 1 (1.09%) International Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Project Manager
2 26 (28.26%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Coordinator
4 8 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (6.52%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (5.43%) Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Project Planner
8 3 (3.26%) Project Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Project Officer
8 3 (3.26%) SAP Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Security Project Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Security Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle Project Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Project Office Support
9 2 (2.17%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) J2EE
2 2 (2.17%) SOAP
2 2 (2.17%) REST
2 2 (2.17%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) PMI
2 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.09%) Life Science
3 1 (1.09%) Social Media
3 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.09%) EPoS
3 1 (1.09%) NHS
3 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Project Management
2 30 (32.61%) PRINCE2
3 23 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 15 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
5 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.70%) Change Control
7 7 (7.61%) Release Management
7 7 (7.61%) Change Management
7 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.52%) Scrum
8 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Revenue Management
10 4 (4.35%) Time Management
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL
10 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.26%) SOA
11 3 (3.26%) Information Security
11 3 (3.26%) Security Management
11 3 (3.26%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) C
2 2 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) PMI Certification
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) PMP
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.17%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) MCSE
6 1 (1.09%) APMP
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) GxP
3 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) SAP
3 7 (7.61%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle
4 6 (6.52%) Primavera
5 4 (4.35%) Niku
6 3 (3.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.26%) Remedy
7 2 (2.17%) CA
7 2 (2.17%) Planview
8 1 (1.09%) Ceridian
8 1 (1.09%) Veeam
8 1 (1.09%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.09%) NetApp
8 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.09%) Adobe
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