The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Rank 43 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 15 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.51% 2.10% 3.15%
As % of the Applications category 23.81% 15.49% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 11
Median daily rate £270 £430 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% +56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £398 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £502 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.02% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.66 £40.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +170.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.14 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +82.52%

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

Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
63 71 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.75% 13.58% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 29
Median daily rate £275 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £470 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 27
Median hourly rate £33.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £19.00 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MS Project
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Brentwood +11 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £193 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Halstead - 1 £415 -
Witham - 1 £270 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 15 (55.56%) Project Management
2 14 (51.85%) PRINCE2
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
4 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (25.93%) JIRA
5 7 (25.93%) Change Control
5 7 (25.93%) Automotive
5 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) SDLC
7 5 (18.52%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
8 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (14.81%) Confluence
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.81%) AutoCAD
8 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (14.81%) Management Information System

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.81%) AutoCAD
4 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) CA PPM
1 1 (3.70%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 7 (25.93%) Automotive
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 6 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Facilities Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Finance Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Finance Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Finance Manager
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Platform Manager
7 1 (3.70%) PMO Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Project Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Project Management
2 14 (51.85%) PRINCE2
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Change Control
4 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) Contingency Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
5 5 (18.52%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (7.41%) Data Security
8 2 (7.41%) Release Management
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) R
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.11%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) APMP
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Teradata