The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 Essex 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 49 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Project 17 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.25% 5.60% 2.80%
As % of the Applications category 14.91% 27.06% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate £450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.80% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £40.50 £39.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -9.02%
Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
114 85 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.06% 20.68% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 35
Average daily rate £350 £270 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +68.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £46.00 £36.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Essex 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
Brentwood -7 2 £320 -
Chelmsford - 2 £381 -
Colchester - - - -
Epping - - - -
Basildon - - - -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (48.00%) Project Management
3 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (28.00%) MS Office
6 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 5 (20.00%) Retail
7 5 (20.00%) Change Control
8 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) VoIP
9 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (12.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) C
9 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (12.00%) NGN
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) QA
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Time Management
10 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.00%) JIRA
10 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
10 2 (8.00%) MS Project Server
10 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (8.00%) MS Project Server
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
3 5 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) VoIP
1 3 (12.00%) NGN
2 2 (8.00%) NAS
2 2 (8.00%) IPv4
2 2 (8.00%) IPv6
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) ERwin
2 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Planner
3 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.00%) Programme Planner
4 1 (4.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.00%) REST
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) PMP
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400-£500pd
Posted: 24 days ago