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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Rank 38 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Project 18 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.57% 2.64% 2.56%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 15.79% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
Median daily rate £268 £430 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.79% +72.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £398 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £502 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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 £41.24 £40.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +86.04%

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
60 76 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.23% 16.74% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 29
Median daily rate £270 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 24
Median hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £14.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £19.00 £32.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +9 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £193 - 1
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 27 February 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 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
2 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
6 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
7 6 (26.09%) AutoCAD
7 6 (26.09%) Automotive
7 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
7 6 (26.09%) Change Control
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
8 5 (21.74%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
10 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
10 3 (13.04%) SDLC
10 3 (13.04%) JIRA
10 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.04%) Change Management
10 3 (13.04%) 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 (30.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (26.09%) AutoCAD
5 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
General
1 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Automotive
3 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) IT Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) IT Manager
2 6 (26.09%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Facilities Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Finance Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Finance Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) PMI
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Change Control
5 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Contingency Planning
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 1 (4.35%) BPR
9 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.35%) Data Security
9 1 (4.35%) Password Management
9 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) R
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) APMP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PMO
2 1 (4.35%) IFRS
2 1 (4.35%) IFRS 9
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.35%) Teradata