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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 49 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 5 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.23% 2.62% 2.64%
As % of the Applications category 7.25% 20.55% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Median daily rate £375 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £353 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £473 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 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 £30.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +25.00%
MS Project
East of England

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
69 73 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.91% 12.76% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 32
Median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £203 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.50 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
Brentwood - 2 £260 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (45.45%) MS Visio
5 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
5 9 (40.91%) JIRA
6 8 (36.36%) .NET
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 6 (27.27%) Change Control
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
8 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
8 5 (22.73%) Automotive
9 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 4 (18.18%) Confluence
9 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (13.64%) User Stories
10 3 (13.64%) CCNP
10 3 (13.64%) CCNA
10 3 (13.64%) CCDA
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Visio
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Summit
2 1 (4.55%) CA PPM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Extranet
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Automotive
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (36.36%) IT Manager
2 8 (36.36%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Finance Manager
4 5 (22.73%) Finance Project Manager
5 4 (18.18%) IT Finance Manager
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Technical Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Mortgage Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Platform Manager
7 1 (4.55%) PMO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (27.27%) Change Control
4 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
7 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
7 3 (13.64%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Data Security
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCDA
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) CCNP
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Infor
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) SAP