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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 39 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Project 16 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.04% 3.17% 1.81%
As % of the Applications category 21.33% 14.74% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 6
Average daily rate £430 £250 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £228 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £367 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.69% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £20.35 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+93.19% -27.33%
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
75 95 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.23% 21.49% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 38
Average daily rate £400 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £138 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.90 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Project within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southend-on-Sea - 12 £434 - 1
Brentwood - 1 £700 - 1
MS Project
East of England

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) JIRA
2 15 (53.57%) Confluence
2 15 (53.57%) Waterfall
2 15 (53.57%) MS Visio
2 15 (53.57%) User Stories
3 12 (42.86%) Business Process Mapping
4 11 (39.29%) Analytics
5 10 (35.71%) Business Analytics
5 10 (35.71%) SWOT Analysis
5 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
6 9 (32.14%) Project Management
7 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) PMI Certification
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) Rally
10 4 (14.29%) CA PPM
10 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (14.29%) Time Management
11 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (10.71%) Degree
11 3 (10.71%) Finance
11 3 (10.71%) Intranet
11 3 (10.71%) Internet
11 3 (10.71%) Extranet
11 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
11 3 (10.71%) PMI

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (53.57%) Confluence
2 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Extranet
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
1 3 (10.71%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Business Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Planner
6 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) User Stories
2 15 (53.57%) Waterfall
3 12 (42.86%) Business Process Mapping
4 11 (39.29%) Analytics
5 10 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 10 (35.71%) Business Analytics
5 10 (35.71%) SWOT Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
6 9 (32.14%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Time Management
9 3 (10.71%) Change Control
9 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
10 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
11 1 (3.57%) Migration
11 1 (3.57%) Release Management
11 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) PMP
2 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.14%) APMP
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Rally
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