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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 83 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 44 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.85% 1.29% 1.83%
As % of the Applications category 14.19% 10.06% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 24
Average daily rate £425 £305 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -26.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £598 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.27% -1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
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
310 328 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.01% 12.82% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 137 146
Average daily rate £375 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 74 70
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.25 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +18 15 £419 +23.16% 4
Essex -1 12 £430 +72.00% 3
Hertfordshire +10 7 £500 +28.20% 1
Bedfordshire +7 5 £475 +43.39% 4
Suffolk - 4 £375 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 48 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 45 (43.27%) MS Excel
3 42 (40.38%) Project Management
4 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (28.85%) PRINCE2
5 30 (28.85%) Finance
6 29 (27.88%) JIRA
7 26 (25.00%) MS Office
8 23 (22.12%) MS Visio
8 23 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (22.12%) Waterfall
9 19 (18.27%) MS Project Server
9 19 (18.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 19 (18.27%) Change Management
10 17 (16.35%) Time Management
11 15 (14.42%) User Stories
11 15 (14.42%) Confluence
12 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
13 13 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
15 11 (10.58%) Analytics
15 11 (10.58%) Change Control
15 11 (10.58%) PMI Certification
15 11 (10.58%) Business Analysis
16 10 (9.62%) ITIL
16 10 (9.62%) Business Analytics
16 10 (9.62%) SWOT Analysis
17 9 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (8.65%) Release Management
17 9 (8.65%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (18.27%) MS Project Server
2 15 (14.42%) Confluence
3 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (43.27%) MS Excel
2 26 (25.00%) MS Office
3 23 (22.12%) MS Visio
4 19 (18.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.92%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.85%) CA PPM
3 3 (2.88%) Primavera
4 2 (1.92%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Internet
1 6 (5.77%) Intranet
2 4 (3.85%) Extranet
3 2 (1.92%) LAN
3 2 (1.92%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) ATM
4 1 (0.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.96%) NFC
4 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.92%) QlikView
1 2 (1.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 29 (27.88%) JIRA
2 13 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (28.85%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (2.88%) Advertising
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Publishing
4 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (41.35%) Project Manager
2 36 (34.62%) Analyst
3 27 (25.96%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) IT Manager
5 10 (9.62%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Digital Project Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
8 6 (5.77%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) PMO Planner
9 4 (3.85%) Project Planner
9 4 (3.85%) Service Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Contracts Manager
10 3 (2.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (2.88%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.96%) XML
1 1 (0.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) PMI
2 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.88%) FMCG
4 3 (2.88%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.92%) AS400
5 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.96%) iPad
6 1 (0.96%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.73%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.38%) Project Management
2 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.85%) PRINCE2
4 23 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (22.12%) Waterfall
5 19 (18.27%) Change Management
6 17 (16.35%) Time Management
7 15 (14.42%) User Stories
8 12 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
9 11 (10.58%) Analytics
9 11 (10.58%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.58%) Change Control
10 10 (9.62%) Business Analytics
10 10 (9.62%) ITIL
10 10 (9.62%) SWOT Analysis
11 9 (8.65%) Migration
11 9 (8.65%) Release Management
11 9 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (6.73%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) SQL
2 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) PMI Certification
2 7 (6.73%) APMP
2 7 (6.73%) Degree
3 6 (5.77%) PMP
3 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.92%) PgMP
7 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.96%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Rally
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.85%) SAP
4 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.88%) VMware
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe
5 2 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.92%) Planview
6 1 (0.96%) Facebook
6 1 (0.96%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) Twitter
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