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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 108 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 41 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.35% 1.53% 1.73%
As % of the Applications category 8.56% 10.25% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £202 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £23.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.17% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -40.74%
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
479 361 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.81% 14.90% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 168 164
Average daily rate £324 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 83 84
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £9.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £22.50 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -10 18 £425 -5.55% 1
Essex -12 11 £325 -35.00% 2
Hertfordshire -18 7 £475 +21.79% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 6 £323 +37.23% 4
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
MS Project
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 39 (50.65%) Project Management
3 38 (49.35%) PRINCE2
4 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
5 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (20.78%) Finance
7 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.18%) MS Office
8 13 (16.88%) MS Visio
9 12 (15.58%) Retail
9 12 (15.58%) Project Planning
10 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (14.29%) ITIL
11 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
11 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
13 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
13 8 (10.39%) Change Management
13 8 (10.39%) Degree
14 7 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (9.09%) Release Management
15 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
15 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
15 6 (7.79%) PMI
15 6 (7.79%) Primavera
15 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
15 6 (7.79%) Windows
16 5 (6.49%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.18%) MS Office
3 13 (16.88%) MS Visio
4 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) CA Clarity
2 1 (1.30%) Agresso
2 1 (1.30%) TrackWise
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) DECT
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
2 1 (1.30%) Extranet
2 1 (1.30%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Retail
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.90%) German Language
5 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Project Manager
2 21 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.19%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (5.19%) Assistant Project Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Coordinator
5 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
5 3 (3.90%) Project Planner
5 3 (3.90%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (3.90%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Business Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Supply Chain Manager
5 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (2.60%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (2.60%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (2.60%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (2.60%) Project Analyst
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (2.60%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) J2EE
2 1 (1.30%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) Flash
2 1 (1.30%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) PMI
3 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.90%) NHS
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) EPoS
5 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) Project Management
2 38 (49.35%) PRINCE2
3 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) Project Planning
6 11 (14.29%) ITIL
7 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.39%) Change Management
10 7 (9.09%) Release Management
11 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.49%) PRINCE
12 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.49%) Service Management
12 5 (6.49%) Scrum
12 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.49%) Change Control
12 5 (6.49%) Revenue Management
13 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.60%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) Perl
2 1 (1.30%) Python
2 1 (1.30%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
2 8 (10.39%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) PMP
5 4 (5.19%) ISEB
6 3 (3.90%) APMP
7 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.60%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.30%) MCSE
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.30%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Primavera
3 5 (6.49%) SAP
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Planview
4 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.60%) CA
4 2 (2.60%) HP
5 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) NetApp
5 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Veeam
5 1 (1.30%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.30%) Ceridian
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