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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 43 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 9 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.09% 0.75% 2.44%
As % of the Applications category 10.98% 8.00% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Median daily rate £430 £265 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.26% -41.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
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
82 50 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.03% 9.35% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 58
Median daily rate £375 £310 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 5 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.43% +93.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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
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 2 May 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £420 -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 15 (71.43%) JIRA
2 15 (71.43%) Confluence
2 15 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 15 (71.43%) User Stories
3 12 (57.14%) Business Process Mapping
4 11 (52.38%) Analytics
5 10 (47.62%) Business Analytics
5 10 (47.62%) SWOT Analysis
5 10 (47.62%) Business Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
9 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
9 2 (9.52%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) .NET
9 2 (9.52%) SAS
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) PMP
9 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
9 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Change Control
10 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
10 1 (4.76%) APMP
10 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 15 (71.43%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Analyst
2 15 (71.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Planner
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Planner
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) User Stories
2 15 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 12 (57.14%) Business Process Mapping
4 11 (52.38%) Analytics
5 10 (47.62%) Business Analysis
5 10 (47.62%) Business Analytics
5 10 (47.62%) SWOT Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 2 (9.52%) Change Control
9 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
10 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
10 1 (4.76%) Scrum
10 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) APMP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft