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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 99 91 107
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 29 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 1.55% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category 8.31% 11.32% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 18
Median daily rate £388 £300 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £224 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £403 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £27.75 £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
349 380 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.11% 13.73% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 175 157
Median daily rate £350 £298 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 80 82
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.68 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.43% -11.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 31 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

MS Project Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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 +9 10 £388 +72.22% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 8 £475 +58.33% 1
Suffolk -3 5 £350 -12.50%
Essex -5 3 - -
Bedfordshire -7 3 £488 +91.17%
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 41 (56.94%) Project Management
2 34 (47.22%) MS Excel
3 32 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (34.72%) MS Visio
5 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
6 24 (33.33%) Finance
7 20 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (23.61%) JIRA
9 15 (20.83%) MS Office
10 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
11 11 (15.28%) APMP
11 11 (15.28%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (13.89%) MS Project Server
12 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
12 10 (13.89%) Change Management
13 9 (12.50%) CRM
13 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 9 (12.50%) Degree
13 9 (12.50%) Confluence
13 9 (12.50%) User Stories
14 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (11.11%) Project Planning
14 8 (11.11%) ITIL
14 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
15 7 (9.72%) Publishing
15 7 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (9.72%) SWOT Analysis
15 7 (9.72%) Business Process Mapping
15 7 (9.72%) Analytics

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 10 (13.89%) MS Project Server
2 9 (12.50%) Confluence
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 25 (34.72%) MS Visio
3 15 (20.83%) MS Office
4 11 (15.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.56%) Acrobat
6 2 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (6.94%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) LAN
2 2 (2.78%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) NFC
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.39%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) JIRA
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Publishing
3 6 (8.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Advertising
4 4 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Project Manager
2 18 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 18 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 17 (23.61%) Analyst
4 15 (20.83%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (4.17%) PMO Planner
8 3 (4.17%) Project Planner
9 2 (2.78%) IT Security Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Network Project Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Programme Planner
9 2 (2.78%) Project Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.78%) FMCG
2 2 (2.78%) iPad
2 2 (2.78%) Smartcard
2 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) PMI
3 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Project Management
2 32 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (19.44%) Waterfall
6 10 (13.89%) Change Management
6 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 9 (12.50%) CRM
7 9 (12.50%) User Stories
8 8 (11.11%) ITIL
8 8 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 7 (9.72%) Analytics
9 7 (9.72%) Business Process Mapping
9 7 (9.72%) SWOT Analysis
10 6 (8.33%) Business Analytics
10 6 (8.33%) ERP
10 6 (8.33%) Scrum
11 5 (6.94%) Resource Management
12 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) APMP
2 9 (12.50%) Degree
3 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.56%) PMP
6 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.78%) CCNA
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) COBIT
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (1.39%) Facebook
3 1 (1.39%) IBM
3 1 (1.39%) Sage
3 1 (1.39%) Twitter