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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 99 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 48 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 1.47% 1.47%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 10.39% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 30
Average daily rate
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£430 £286 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.34% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £442 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.89% -30.90%
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
480 337 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.62% 14.20% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 135 184
Average daily rate £339 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 81 91
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.36 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.90% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £20.53 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 24 £450 - 1
Essex -3 10 £315 +0.80% 1
Hertfordshire -20 9 £475 +18.75% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 7 £215 -25.21% 5
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (56.18%) Project Management
2 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
3 38 (42.70%) PRINCE2
4 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
5 23 (25.84%) Finance
6 18 (20.22%) MS Visio
7 17 (19.10%) Project Planning
8 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (16.85%) MS Office
10 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
11 12 (13.48%) PMI Certification
11 12 (13.48%) Retail
12 11 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (10.11%) ITIL
14 9 (10.11%) Degree
14 9 (10.11%) Release Management
14 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (8.99%) Change Control
15 8 (8.99%) Change Management
16 7 (7.87%) Business Objects
16 7 (7.87%) PMI
16 7 (7.87%) PMP
16 7 (7.87%) Spreadsheet
17 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
17 6 (6.74%) Primavera

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (32.58%) MS Excel
2 18 (20.22%) MS Visio
3 15 (16.85%) MS Office
4 11 (12.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (7.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) TrackWise
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.25%) CA Clarity
3 1 (1.12%) Agresso
3 1 (1.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) TETRA
1 1 (1.12%) Intranet
1 1 (1.12%) Extranet
1 1 (1.12%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) Spotfire
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Retail
3 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.37%) German Language
7 2 (2.25%) French Language
8 1 (1.12%) Marketing
8 1 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Project Manager
2 22 (24.72%) Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Coordinator
5 6 (6.74%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (5.62%) Business Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Business Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Project Planner
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Supply Chain Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 2 (2.25%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (2.25%) Assistant Project Manager
8 2 (2.25%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.25%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.25%) Junior
8 2 (2.25%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) Web Services
1 2 (2.25%) J2EE
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) PMI
3 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.25%) EPoS
3 2 (2.25%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) Project Management
2 38 (42.70%) PRINCE2
3 17 (19.10%) Project Planning
4 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.11%) ITIL
7 9 (10.11%) Release Management
8 8 (8.99%) Change Control
8 8 (8.99%) Change Management
9 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.74%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.62%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.62%) PRINCE
10 5 (5.62%) Revenue Management
11 4 (4.49%) Time Management
11 4 (4.49%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.12%) Perl
2 1 (1.12%) Python
2 1 (1.12%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) PMI Certification
2 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (7.87%) PMP
4 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) APMP
7 1 (1.12%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) GxP
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.74%) Primavera
3 6 (6.74%) SAP
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle
4 4 (4.49%) Niku
5 3 (3.37%) Remedy
6 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.25%) CA
6 2 (2.25%) Planview
7 1 (1.12%) VMware
7 1 (1.12%) NetApp
7 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.12%) Adobe
7 1 (1.12%) Veeam
7 1 (1.12%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.12%) Ceridian