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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 64 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.07% 1.26% 1.77%
As % of the Applications category 13.41% 6.25% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £350 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £570 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+91.78% -40.65%
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
82 112 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.44% 20.22% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 26
Average daily rate £263 £293 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% +46.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £114 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
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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
Basildon +1 1 - - 1
Brentwood -5 1 - -
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 12 (70.59%) Project Management
2 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (23.53%) APMP
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Time Management
8 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 3 (17.65%) ISEB
8 3 (17.65%) PMI
8 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
8 3 (17.65%) NHS
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) German Language
8 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Change Control

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Release Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Release Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
2 3 (17.65%) PMI
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Project Management
2 11 (64.71%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (23.53%) APMP
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Veeam
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
Essex
Huxley Associates
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