The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 43 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.62% 1.26% 2.94%
As % of the Applications category 4.55% 6.78% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £440 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.47%
MS Project
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
44 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 13.54% 18.55% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 18
Average daily rate £368 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Average hourly rate £21.58 £12.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.64% -45.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.32 £15.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the East Sussex region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the East Sussex region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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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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
Brighton -7 1 £400 -11.11%
MS Project
South East

MS Project
Top 26 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft