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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 90 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 54 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 2.09% 1.86%
As % of the Applications category 13.24% 12.50% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 23
Average daily rate £423 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.80% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £24.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +52.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
408 376 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.94% 16.70% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 158 135
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 79 79
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -31 17 £450 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire -6 15 £413 +40.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +2 14 £405 +62.00% 3
Bedfordshire -14 6 £450 +46.34% 7
Norfolk +6 1 £220 -12.00% 1
Suffolk - - - -
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (53.92%) Project Management
2 44 (43.14%) MS Excel
3 43 (42.16%) PRINCE2
4 37 (36.27%) Finance
5 25 (24.51%) Project Planning
6 23 (22.55%) MS Office
7 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.65%) MS Visio
9 16 (15.69%) Change Management
9 16 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (14.71%) Risk Management
10 15 (14.71%) Programme Management
10 15 (14.71%) PMI Certification
11 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (10.78%) SAP
12 11 (10.78%) ITIL
12 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
13 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
14 9 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (8.82%) PMP
14 9 (8.82%) Retail
14 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
15 7 (6.86%) Degree
15 7 (6.86%) QA
15 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 7 (6.86%) Altiris
16 6 (5.88%) PMI
16 6 (5.88%) PRINCE
16 6 (5.88%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (43.14%) MS Excel
2 23 (22.55%) MS Office
3 18 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 11 (10.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) TrackWise
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) NGN
1 3 (2.94%) LAN
1 3 (2.94%) VoIP
1 3 (2.94%) WAN
2 2 (1.96%) IPv4
2 2 (1.96%) IPv6
2 2 (1.96%) SAN
2 2 (1.96%) MPLS
2 2 (1.96%) VPN
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.98%) DB2
3 1 (0.98%) MS Access
3 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.98%) ERwin
2 1 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 9 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (8.82%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.90%) Publishing
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) French Language
6 1 (0.98%) German Language
6 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.98%) International Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (48.04%) Project Manager
2 23 (22.55%) Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.86%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (6.86%) Coordinator
5 6 (5.88%) Project Planner
5 6 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Consultant
6 5 (4.90%) Senior Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (4.90%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.92%) Administrator
8 3 (2.94%) SAP Manager
8 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Project Administrator
8 3 (2.94%) Programme Manager
9 2 (1.96%) Business Manager
9 2 (1.96%) Project Officer
9 2 (1.96%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (1.96%) Project Office Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) EDI
2 2 (1.96%) J2EE
2 2 (1.96%) SOAP
2 2 (1.96%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.96%) REST
3 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) PMI
2 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
2 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.98%) Blog
3 1 (0.98%) Life Science
3 1 (0.98%) Social Media
3 1 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.92%) Project Management
2 43 (42.16%) PRINCE2
3 25 (24.51%) Project Planning
4 16 (15.69%) Change Management
4 16 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.71%) Risk Management
5 15 (14.71%) Programme Management
6 11 (10.78%) ITIL
7 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (5.88%) PRINCE
8 6 (5.88%) Service Management
8 6 (5.88%) Change Control
9 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.90%) Migration
10 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.92%) Scrum
10 4 (3.92%) Time Management
10 4 (3.92%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (3.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) C
2 3 (2.94%) VBA
3 2 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) PMI Certification
2 13 (12.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.82%) PMP
4 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.86%) Degree
6 5 (4.90%) MCSE
6 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.92%) APMP
8 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) GxP
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.78%) SAP
3 7 (6.86%) Altiris
4 6 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.92%) Niku
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle
6 3 (2.94%) Remedy
7 2 (1.96%) VMware
7 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.98%) Teradata
8 1 (0.98%) IBM
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400-£500pd
Posted: 25 days ago
Watford
Benedict Cole
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Watford
Benedict Cole
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 27 days ago